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BBL 2022-23 Cricket Free Tips | Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder: 42nd Match

BBL 2022 23 Cricket Free Tips | Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder 42nd Match

Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Match Details    

Match: Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder, Match 42 | BBL 2022-23  

Date: Sunday, 15 January 2023

Time: 7:40 (GMT+5) / 8:10 (GMT+5.5) / 8:40 (GMT+6)

Format: T20

Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart 

Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Preview

  • In 18 games played against Sydney Thunder, the Hobart Hurricanes have won 10.
  • Hobart Hurricanes won by two wickets and maintained their playoff hopes with to Caleb Jewell’s top T20 score of 70 runs in the previous match.
  • On the other hand, Sydney Thunder’s final game ended in a humiliating loss to Perth Scorchers by 9 wickets with 43 balls remaining.


On Sunday afternoon, the sixth-placed Hobart Hurricanes will play host to the fifth-placed Sydney Thunder in game 42 of the 2022–23 Big Bash League. So far in the competition, the Hurricanes have nine games and eight points. Thunder has two points more than Thunder due to playing one more game.  At 13:10 local time in Hobart, the game begins.

The Hobart Hurricanes will be very confident after their victory in the last game, and with their captain back in the lineup, they will be even more convinced that they can win this game.

Sydney Thunder was a top-tier contender when 2023 first began, but over the past few weeks, they have plummeted quickly down the standings. To win in Hobart, a significant turnaround is required.

Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Weather Report, Toss Prediction, And Pitch Report

In the evening, there will be a 2% chance of precipitation and a temperature of around 13°C. Around 11 kph of wind speed and 57% humidity are forecast. Fair weather makes for a good cricket match.

The team that wins the coin toss, in our opinion, should bowl first.

This season, pace bowlers have generally had the best results on this ground.

Hobart Hurricanes Team News & Probable Playing XIs

We anticipate Captain Matthew Wade to rejoin the Hurricanes XI for this game after sitting out the two-wicket victory over the Melbourne Stars owing to personal reasons. The sole change from Match 35 is anticipated to be the exclusion of left-arm spinner Tom Andrews.

Recent form – W L L W L

Hobart Hurricanes’ Probable XI 

Matthew Wade (wk) (c), Ben McDermott, Caleb Jewell, Tim David, Zak Crawley, Asif Ali, D’Arcy Short, Faheem Ashraf, Mitchell Owen, Riley Meredith, Nathan Ellis

Sydney Thunder Team News & Probable Playing XIs

David Warner played in his maiden BBL12 game during Sydney Showground Stadium’s dreadful loss to Perth Scorchers on Friday. We anticipate that the club management will remain with the same starting XI for this matchup because no players left that game with any injury complaints.

Recent form – L L W W W

Sydney Thunder’s Probable XI

Chris Green (c), Matthew Gilkes (wk), Sam Whiteman, David Warner, Alex Ross, Oliver Davies, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Brendan Doggett, Nathan McAndrew, Usman Qadir

Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Head-to-Head Stats (Last 5 matches)

Team Won Lost No result
Hobart Hurricanes  2 3 0
Sydney Thunder 3 2 0

Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder – Match 42, Dream 11


Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Prediction

Winning the toss

  • Hobart Hurricanes

Top batsman

  • Hobart Hurricanes – Ben McDermott   
  • Sydney Thunder – Alex Hales 

Top bowler

  • Hobart Hurricanes – TS Rogers     
  • Sydney Thunder – Tanveer Sangha  

Most sixes

  • Hobart Hurricanes – Matthew Wade    
  • Sydney Thunder – Alex Ross

Player of the Match

  • Hobart Hurricanes – Ben McDermott

Team Scores Batting First

  • Hobart Hurricanes – 180+
  • Sydney Thunder – 170+

Hobart Hurricanes are the favorite to win this match.


With a victory, the Hobart Hurricanes would achieve their first back-to-back triumphs of the year and move ahead of Sydney Thunder in the BBL standings. We anticipate that the Hurricanes will attack the Sydney Thunder at home, but we also anticipate resistance from players like David Warner, Oliver Davies, and Nathan McAndrew. We anticipate a close game that will be won by the Hobart Hurricanes despite neither team dominating.

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