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BBL 2022-23 Cricket Free Tips | Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder: 50th Match

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Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder Match Details

Match: Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder, Match 50 | BBL 2022-23

Date: Saturday, 21 January 2023

Time: 13:05 (GMT+5) / 13:35 (GMT+5.5) / 14:05 (GMT+6)

Format: T20

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground


Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder Preview

  • Sydney Sixers have won 15 out of 22 games versus Sydney Thunder.
  • Sydney Sixers defeated Adelaide Strikers by 59 runs in their most recent encounter, their fourth straight victory.
  • In their most recent match, Sydney Thunder defeated Melbourne Renegades by 8 wickets with 9 balls remaining.

 

Match 50 of the 2022-23 Big Bash League pits the Sixers against the Thunder on Saturday evening at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The Sydney Sixers are second in the standings and have already qualified for the playoffs. Sydney Thunder would be very close to clinching their position in the playoffs with a win. This match will begin at 19:05 local time at the SCG.

Sydney Sixers remain one of the strongest BBL teams and appear to be on track for a fourth consecutive BBL final. They’ll be fired up for this derby game.

Thunder had been on a terrible run of form until thumping the Melbourne Renegades. With a win over their city rivals, they will move into fourth position in the table.


Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder Weather Report, Toss Prediction, and Pitch Report

Throughout the match in Sydney, there will be plenty of overhead gloomy skies, with temperatures no higher than 22 degrees.

The team batting first has won 22 BBL games (52.4%) at the SCG. Both clubs, we believe, will want to bat first.

Over the last few seasons, the average first innings score in a T20 at the SCG has ranged between 170 and 155. There is always good pace on the wicket, as well as a turn for the spinners.


Sydney Sixers Team News & Probable Playing XIs

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon missed Sydney Sixers’ last game, against Adelaide Strikers in match 45, due to a knee injury, and we expect him to be rested for this match. With such a critical derby, we expect the Sixers to field their strongest lineup.

Recent form – W W W W NR

Sydney Sixers’s Probable XI

Moises Henriques (c), Josh Philippe (wk), Hayden Kerr, Ben Dwarshuis, Jordan Silk, Dan Christian, Steve O’Keefe, Todd Murphy, Sean Abbott, Steve Smith, and Kurtis Patterson.


Sydney Thunder Team News & Probable Playing XIs

There has been no word on Gurinder Sandhu’s rehabilitation from a calf injury, so we anticipate he will be out for this game. Blake Nikitaras, a 22-year-old batter, made his BBL debut in the win against Melbourne Renegades but did not bat, thus we expect him to be selected again for this match.

Recent form – W L L L W

Sydney Thunder’s Probable XI

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


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

Team Won Lost
Sydney Sixers 4 1
Sydney Thunder 1 4

Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder – Match 50, Dream 11

Wicket-keeper

  • Matthew Gikes 

Batters

  • David Warner (c)
  • Jordan Silk (vc)
  • Steve Smith
  • Olivier Davies

All-Rounders

  • Sean Abbott
  • Daniel Sams
  • Hayden Kerr 

Bowlers

  • Ben Dwarshuis
  • Chris Green
  • Usman Qadir

Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder – Match 50, Dream 11


Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder Prediction

Winning the toss

  • Sydney Sixers

Top batsman

  • Sydney Sixers – Josh Philippe
  • Sydney Thunder – Oliver Davies

Top bowler

  • Sydney Sixers – Sean Abbott
  • Sydney Thunder – Daniel Sams

Most sixes

  • Sydney Sixers – Josh Philippe
  • Sydney Thunder – Oliver Davies

Player of the Match

  • Sydney Sixers – Josh Philippe

Team Scores Batting First

  • Sydney Sixers – 180+
  • Sydney Thunder – 170+

Sydney Sixers is the favorite to win this match.

 

The Sydney derby is usually an entertaining game, and this one will be no exception, with Sydney Thunder seeking to join Sydney Sixers in the BBL play-off stages. The Sydney Thunder’s top-order hitters will be crucial, yet they may struggle against a powerful Sydney Sixers bowling attack. Overall, we expect the Sydney Sixers to win again.

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