Adelaide Strikers will clash against Sydney Thunder in the 9th match of the BBL 2022/23 on Tuesday. Adelaide Strikers are in terrific nick having won against Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder by big margins. Sydney Thunder, on the other hand, has suffered back-to-back defeats in their last 2 matches.
Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder, Match 9
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Date & Time: December 20th, at 1:45 PM IST and 6:45 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
What is the pitch report for STR vs THU, BBL 2022/23, Match 9?
It’s a belter of a track for batting and even the pacers can extract pace out of it. Huge scores are always on the card and it’s not easy to defend scores here.
— Adelaide Strikers (@StrikersBBL) December 19, 2022
Adelaide Strikers: Won Won Lost Won Won
Sydney Thunder: Lost Lost Won Lost Won
STR vs THU, BBL 2022/23, Match 9 Probable Winners:
Adelaide Strikers are expected to win this match.
What is the expected, Probable Playing XIs for STR vs THU, BBL 2022/23, Match 9?
Matthew Short, Jake Weatherald, Chris Lynn, Adam Hose, Colin de Grandhomme, Thomas Kelly, Harry Nielsen (wk), Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Henry Thornton, Peter Siddle (c)
Matthew Gilkes (wk), Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Oliver Davies, Chris Green (c), Gurinder Sandhu, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Brendan Doggett
Jason Sangha has broken his collarbone and will miss this match.
— Sydney Thunder (@ThunderBBL) December 19, 2022
What are the Top Picks, players for Dream11, My11circle and MPL for STR vs THU, BBL 2022/23, Match 9?
Top Pick – Batter
Chris Lynn making a good impression with the bat for his new side Adelaide Strikers. In 2 matches, he has scored 77 runs at an average of 38.5 with the highest score of 41.
Top Pick – All-Rounder
Matthew Short is an attacking batter upfront for Adelaide Strikers and handy with the ball too. In the last 2 matches, he has scored 93 runs and picked up a wicket.
Top Pick – Bowler
Henry Thornton has garnered attention with his fierce fast bowling in this tournament. In 2 matches he has picked up 9 wickets with the best figures of 5 for 3.
Top Pick – Wicketkeeper
Harry Nielsen has safe pair of hands behind the stumps, he bats in the middle order for Adelaide Strikers and managed to score 13 runs in only innings he has batted in this tournament.
Daniel Sams is the best bowler for Sydney Thunder in this competition. In 3 matches, he has picked up 7 wickets with the best figures of 3 for 33 at an economy of 6.41 and he is yet to fire with the bat.
What are the fantasy suggested teams for STR vs THU, BBL 2022/23, Match 9?
1. Harry Nielsen, Rilee Rossouw, Chris Lynn, Alex Ross, Colin de Grandhomme, Matthew Short (c), Daniel Sams (vc), Gurinder Sandhu, Wes Agar, Henry Thornton, Fazalhaq Farooqi
2. Matthew Gilkes, Rilee Rossouw (c), Chris Lynn, Alex Ross, Matthew Short, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Henry Thornton (vc), Fazalhaq Farooqi
Adelaide Strikers bamboozled Sydney Thunder for a record-low score of 15 runs in their previous encounter and snatched a huge margin of 124 runs win. Henry Thornton and Wes Agar didn’t give any chance for the Thunder batters and took 9 wickets between them to finish the game in just 5.5 overs. Chris Lynn batted really well in both matches, scoring 77 runs. The ever-reliable Matthew Short had a failure in the last outing and just managed to score 9 runs. Henry Thornton has been phenomenal with his raw pace, picking up 9 wickets in the last 2 matches. With back-to-back wins, they occupy the pole position in the standings with 4 points.
Sydney Thunder needs to overcome the humiliating defeat over Adelaide Strikers in their previous meeting. They got the right start with one wicket win over Melbourne Stars and lost their next 2 matches against Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades by 124 runs and 4 wickets respectively. They were on the course of victory against the Renegades however Aaron Finch had different plans and took the away from them with an unbeaten 70*runs. At present they are in 6th in the standings with 2 points.