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Cricket Free Tips | BBL 2021/22, Match 49: Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers

Adelaide Strikers will fight against the Perth Scorchers in the 49th match of the BBL 2021/22. With a 71-run victory over Brisbane Heat on Wednesday, Adelaide Strikers kept their playoff hopes alive. Rashid Khan’s outstanding bowling performance earned them a resounding success, but he will miss the rest of the tournament. They moved up to 5th place in the rankings with 17 points with the win.

The Perth Scorchers have already qualified for the playoffs, remaining two games in the regular season. They won by 47 runs and 5 wickets over the Melbourne Stars and Sydney Sixers in back-to-back matches. With 37 points, they are comfortably in first place in the rankings.

 

Weather
During this late morning game in Adelaide, the temperature will rise from 19~20°C.

 

Pitch
It’s a true batting wicket, with the fast bowlers getting more help from the surface. The batters must target the square borders because the straight boundaries are too large.

 

Probable Playing XIs
Adelaide Strikers:
Peter Siddle (c), Harry Nielson (wk), Matthew Short, Henry Thornton, Henry Hunt, Jonathan Wells, Thomas Kelly, Jake Weatherald, Liam Scott, Daniel Worrall, Harry Conway
Perth Scorchers:
Ashton Turner (c), Laurie Evans (wk), Matthew Kelly, Peter Hatzoglou, Kurtis Patterson, Nick Hobson, Chris Sabburg, Ashton Agar, Aaron Hardie, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff

 

Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers – Match 49, Dream 11:
Matthew Short (c), Harry Nielsen (wk), Kurtis Patterson, Jonathan Wells, Ashton Turner, Laurie Evans, Ashton Agar, Peter Siddle, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Harry Thornton

 

Prediction
Match winner

  • Perth Scorchers

Winning the toss

  • Perth Scorchers

Top Batsman

  • Adelaide Strikers – Matthew Short
  • Perth Scorchers – Ashton Turner

Top Bowler

  • Adelaide Strikers – Peter Siddle
  • Perth Scorchers – Matthew Kelly

Most Sixes 

  • Adelaide Strikers – Jake Weatherald
  • Perth Scorchers – Ashton Turner

Player of the Match

  • Perth Scorchers – Ashton Turner

Team Scores Batting First 

  • Adelaide Strikers – 160+
  • Perth Scorchers – 180+

 

Although Adelaide Strikers are riding high following a convincing win over Brisbane Heat, Rashid Khan’s absence will be difficult to fill. The Perth Scorchers, who are currently in first place in the table, are expected to win this game.

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