The match 26 of BBL 2020-21 will be held at the Carrara Oval in Queensland, played between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Sixers. The match will be kicked off on 3rd January (Sunday) at 14:15 (GMT+6).
This match in Queensland could be a nail-biting affair if the points table is anything to go by. The third-placed Sydney Sixers will compete with the Adelaide Strikers who placed in fourth spot in what could be a game of great significance in deciding the race for the semi-finals.
4 of their 6 matches were won by the Sydney Sixers, while the Adelaide Strikers won one less than their rival. This game will also be very crucial to both teams, in addition to its repercussions on the points table. Both teams are coming into this match on the back of defeats and will be desperate to prevent embarking on a losing streak.
As the chances of rainfall are only 20 percent, we can expect a full match, and the temperature will stay around 26 °C.
Carrara Oval’s pitch is a belter, where batsmen are expected to have a good time. Anything below 180 may not be enough here.
Average first innings score: 176 (Three BBL 2020-21 games played at the venue)
Chasing Teams Records: 2 Won, 1 Lost, 0 Tied
Probable Playing XIs
Alex Carey (C & WK), Philip Salt, Jonathan Wells, Rashid Khan, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Peter Siddle, Matt Short, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar.
Daniel Hughes (C), Josh Philippe (WK), Jordan Silk, Jack Edwards, Carlos Brathwaite, James Vince, Steve O’Keefe, Daniel Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Ben Manenti.
Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Sixers Dream11:
Daniel Christian (C), Rashid Khan (VC), Josh Philippe, Alex Carey, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, James Vince, Matt Renshaw, Ben Dwarshius, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle
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