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Cricket Free Tips | BBL 2021/22, Match 50: Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder

Match 50 of the BBL 2021/22 will be held at the SCG in Sydney, played between Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder. The match will be kicked off on 15th January (Saturday) at 13:40 (GMT+6).  

When these two teams met the last time, the Sydney Sixers won by 30 runs. Both teams have been consistent from the beginning of the tournament and have only lost a few games. Sydney Sixers placed at 3rd spot in the standings with 7 victories from 11 matches.

Coming into this encounter, Sydney Thunder will be full of confidence after winning 4 of their past 5 games in the league. Their most recent loss occurred against the Hobart Hurricanes, when they were unable to chase down the opposition’s total of 177 runs. Sydney Thunder are currently in second place in the standings with 31 points.


Weather
In Sydney, the temperature will be in the mid-high of 30 degrees celsius with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening.

Pitch
It’s a well-balanced wicket, so bat and ball should have an equal contest. The side batting first has a decent track record of winning games in this venue, thus it’s a good idea to bat first.


Probable Playing XIs

Sydney Sixers:
Moises Henriques (C), Josh Philippe (WK), Shadab Khan, Daniel Hughes, Sean Abbott,  Jack Edwards, Dan Christian, Jackson Bird, Jordan Silk, Ben Dwarshuis, and Hayden Kerr.

Sydney Thunder:
Jason Sangha (C), Baxter Holt (WK), Matthew Gilkes, Ben Cutting, Alex Hales, Alex Ross, Oliver Davies, Gurinder Sandhu, Mohammad Hasnain, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, and Tanveer Sangha.

Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder – Match 50, Dream 11:
Sean Abbott (C), Alex Hales (VC), Daniel Sams, Baxter Holt, Moises Henriques, Gurinder Sandhu, Hayden Kerr, Dan Christian, Daniel Hughes, Jason Sangha, and Ben Dwarshuis.

Prediction

Match winner

  • Sydney Sixers

Winning the toss

  • Sydney Sixers

Top Batsman

  • Sydney Sixers Josh Philippe
  • Sydney Thunder  Jason Sangha

Top Bowler

  • Sydney Sixers Sean Abbott 
  • Sydney ThunderDaniel Sams

Most Sixes 

  • Sydney Sixers  Josh Philippe
  • Sydney Thunder Jason Sangha

Player of the Match

  • Sydney SixersJosh Philippe

Team Scores Batting First 

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


A Sydney derby is always a thrilling event, and with both sides placed at the top three positions in the standings, this should be a high-quality and close encounter. Both teams are expected to perform admirably, with the Sydney Sixers emerging victorious. 

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