SYT vs PRS Dream11 Prediction, BBL Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 30 of BBL 2023-2024

Sydney Thunder (THU) is set to clash with Perth Scorchers (SCO) in the 30th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2023-24 at the Sydney Showground Stadium on Monday, January 8. Thunder, with just one win in six matches, finds themselves in second-last place on the points table, while Scorchers have won four out of six games and hold the third position.

MATCH INFORMATION
TeamsSydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers
Match Number30th Match
TournamentBig Bash League
Date8 Jan 2024 (Monday)
Time1:45 PM IST
VenueSydney Showground Stadium
BroadcastStar Sports Network
Live StreamDisney+ Hotstar
WeatherClouds
Temperature21.5°C
Humidity81%

Team Performances:

The Thunder have struggled to find consistency this season, managing just one win in six matches and currently finding themselves in second-last place on the points table. Their last game against the Hobart Hurricanes ended in defeat, with Chris Green being the lone contributor with the bat, scoring 33 runs off 17 deliveries.

In contrast, the Scorchers have been in good form, winning four out of six games and holding the third spot in the points tally. In their previous match against the Adelaide Strikers, Matthew Short’s brilliant knock of 76 runs guided them to a total of 153/7. However, they faced defeat as the Strikers chased down the target in 16.1 overs.

Also check: SYT vs PRS Match Prediction, Match 30: Who will win today’s BBL match?

Pitch Report

Sydney Showground Stadium is expected to provide a balanced contest, with an average first innings score of 144 in the last five matches. The team winning the toss is likely to opt for bowling first.

Probable Playing XI

Sydney ThunderPerth Scorchers
CT Bancroft (wk)Zak Crawley
AD HalesSM Whiteman
T Kohler-CadmoreAM Hardie (C)
Oliver DaviesJP Inglis (wk)
AI RossLJ Evans
DR SamsCooper Connolly
N McAndrewAC Agar
Chris Green (C)JA Richardson
Gurinder SandhuAJ Tye
Liam HatcherJP Behrendorff
Tanveer SanghaLR Morris

Player Picks

Captains:

  • Daniel Sams (THU | ALL): Leading wicket-taker for Thunder with 11 wickets and a valuable contributor with the bat.
  • Aaron Hardie (SCO | ALL): Scorchers’ top run-scorer with 251 runs and two half-centuries.
  • Cameron Bancroft (THU | WK): Thunder’s highest run-scorer with 202 runs in six matches.

Top Picks:

  • Josh Inglis (SCO | WK): Second-highest run-scorer for Scorchers with 149 runs in five innings.
  • Lance Morris (SCO | BOWL): Leading wicket-taker for Scorchers with nine wickets.
  • Jason Behrendorff (SCO | BOWL): Joint-highest wicket-taker for Scorchers with nine wickets.

Budget Picks:

  • Andrew Tye (SCO | BOWL): Seven wickets in five innings with an economy of 8.36.
  • Chris Green (THU | BOWL): All-rounder with 86 runs and four wickets.
  • Laurie Evans (SCO | BAT): Impressive run-scorer with 138 runs in three innings.

Avoid This Player:

  • Nathan McAndrew (THU | ALL): Managed only 58 runs in six matches.
  • Liam Hatcher (THU | BOWL): Two wickets in five games, can be left out.

Fantasy Cricket Team Prediction

Head-to-Head:

  • Wicket Keeper: Josh Inglis, Cameron Bancroft
  • Batter: Laurie Evans, Oliver Davies
  • All-Rounder: Aaron Hardie, Daniel Sams, Chris Green
  • Bowler: Jason Behrendorff, Lance Morris, Andrew Tye, Tanveer Sangha

Mega League:

  • Wicket Keeper: Josh Inglis, Cameron Bancroft
  • Batter: Laurie Evans, Alex Hales
  • All-Rounder: Aaron Hardie, Daniel Sams, Chris Green
  • Bowler: Jason Behrendorff, Lance Morris, Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson

With Thunder seeking redemption and Scorchers aiming to strengthen their position, the clash promises to be an exciting contest in the BBL 2023-24. Fantasy cricket enthusiasts have a range of impactful players to choose from, and the battle between the two teams will unfold at the Sydney Showground Stadium, adding to the drama of the BBL season.

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