Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers, Match Details
Match: Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers, Qualifier | BBL 2022-23
Date: Saturday, 28 January 2023
Time: 13:15 (GMT+5) / 13:45 (GMT+5.5) / 14:15 (GMT+6)
Venue: Perth Stadium, Perth
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers Preview
- Perth Scorchers finished first in the points table with 11 victories and three losses.
- With 10 victories and 3 defeats, the Sydney Sixers finished second in the points table.
- Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers each won one of their two games against each other this season.
The top two teams from the 2022-23 Big Bash League group stage and the teams who have played in the last three BBL finals, Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers, will compete in the Qualifier on Saturday evening. The match begins at 19:15 local time at Perth Stadium.
Perth Scorchers have won some games by significant margins near the end of the group stage. They are in good form and will be optimistic about their chances against the Sydney Sixers at home.
The Sydney Sixers are in great form, having just defeated the Perth Scorchers. They will be aware that they have a difficult task ahead of them, yet they will not be concerned.
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers Weather Report, Toss Prediction, and Pitch Report
Expect sunny sunshine to begin this game, with temperatures remaining over 24 degrees beyond sundown. There is no chance of rain delays.
In BBL12, five of the seven teams that have won the toss at Perth Stadium have decided to bat first. In this game, we anticipate that both captains will opt to bat first.
Both teams scored over 200 runs in the previous game, Match 52, at Perth Stadium. We anticipate a par score of around 190, with fast bowlers making the most of the conditions.
Perth Scorchers Team News & Probable Playing XIs
Ashton Agar has already completed his final game of the tournament, and this will be Aaron Hardie’s final BBL12 encounter before joining the national squad. Jhye Richardson is likely to return to the bowling assault after missing a few weeks due to a hamstring problem.
Recent form – W W W L W
Perth Scorcher’s Probable XI
Ashton Turner (c), Josh Inglis (wk), Andrew Tye, David Payne, Stephen Eskinazi, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Peter Hatzoglou Nick Hobson, Jhye Richardson, and Aaron Hardie.
Sydney Sixers Team News & Probable Playing XIs
The Sydney Sixers made two changes ahead of their last group stage game against the Hobart Hurricanes. Spinners Steve O’Keefe and Todd Murphy were replaced by Jackson Bird and Izarulhaq Naveed. In this encounter, we predict O’Keefe to replace Naveed.
Recent form – W W W W W
Sydney Sixer’s Probable XI
Moises Henriques (c), Josh Philippe (wk), Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Izarulhaq Naveed, Steve Smith, Kurtis Patterson, Jordan Silk, Ben Dwarshuis, Hayden Kerr, and Dan Christian.
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers Head-to-Head Stats (Last 5 matches)
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers – Qualifier, Dream 11
- Josh Inglis
- Josh Philippe
- Steve Smith (c)
- Ashton Turner
- Jordan Silk
- Aaron Hardie
- Hayden Kerr
- Sean Abbott (vc)
- Jason Behrendorff
- Andrew Tye
- Ben Dwarshuis
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers Prediction
Winning the toss
- Perth Scorchers
- Perth Scorchers – Aaron Hardie
- Sydney Sixers – Steve Smith
- Perth Scorchers – Andrew Tye
- Sydney Sixers – Sean Abbott
- Perth Scorchers – Ashton Turner
- Sydney Sixers – Jordan Silk
Player of the Match
- Perth Scorchers – Ashton Turner
Team Scores Batting First
- Perth Scorchers – 170+
- Sydney Sixers – 160+
Perth Scorchers is the favorite to win this match.
These two teams are well acquainted with one another, and both teams’ players and management are held in high regard. With Sean Abbott and Steve Smith in good form, the Sydney Sixers will be difficult to beat, but we believe the Perth Scorchers can. The Scorchers’ opening hitters and bowlers are all performing admirably, and we expect them to defeat the Sydney Sixers in a close game.