SCO vs STR Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers – 28 December 2020 (Adelaide). The Scorchers side bolstered by Jason Roy is in search of their first win.
Perth Scorchers will take on Adelaide Strikers in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Adelaide Oval in Adelaide. The premier T20 competition of Australia is finally here.
Perth Scorchers are still in search of their first win in the tournament. The bowlers have bowled really well whereas, the batsmen have been disappointing so far. Jason Roy will make his BBL debut in this game, whereas Liam Livingstone will also return. This game is going to be an important one for the Scorchers.
Adelaide Strikers have won two of their four games in the league so far. The bowlers have been on fire this season, whereas the batsmen have failed till now. Alex Carey will be back for this game, whereas Rashid misses out due to an injury. This team would like to play well at their home venue.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in T20s at this ground is 165 runs.
Total BBL10 Games Played: 45; Bat 1st Won: 28; Bat 2nd Won: 17.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Perth Scorchers – Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Liam Livingstone, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh, Cameron Bancroft, Aaron Hardie, Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Fawad Ahmed.
Adelaide Strikers – Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey, Jon Wells, Matthew Short, Liam Scott, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Alex Carey, Peter Siddle, and Jake Weatherald.
SCO vs STR Team Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. He scored 391 runs last season at an average of 35.55. Carey is one of the most important players for the Strikers.
SCO vs STR Team Batsmen
Jason Roy (Price 10) and Colin Munro (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from the Perth Scorchers. Munro is a T20 superstar and has three T20I centuries under his belt, whereas his T20I strike-rate is 156.44. Roy is another gem of a player and has a strike-rate of 144.01 in T20I cricket. Both of them are game-changers.
Jake Weatherland (Price 9.5) and Philip Salt (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Adelaide Strikers. Weatherald scored 407 runs last season whereas, he has scored 97 runs this time around. Salt is not in good form, but he is an aggressive opener and has a strike-rate of 157.32 in T20s.
[Pick Ashton Turner in place of Philip Salt if Scorchers bat first]
SCO vs STR Team All-Rounders
Liam Livingstone (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Perth Scorchers. Livingstone scalped nine wickets in the T20 Blast this year, whereas he was the highest run-scorer of Perth in the last season. He is a genuine game-changer on his own.
SCO vs STR Team Bowlers
Jhye Richardson (Price 9) and Jason Behrendorff (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Perth Scorchers. Richardson picked 15 wickets last season, whereas he has scalped three this season. Jason is an X-Factor and is a lethal left-arm seam bowler in the powerplay overs.
Peter Siddle (Price 9), Daniel Worrall (Price 8.5), and Wes Agar (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Adelaide Strikers. Siddle & Agar have scalped eight and seven wickets, respectively, in the tournament so far. Worral has scalped five wickets, whereas he has scored a half-century with the bat. All three of them have been on fire this season.
Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Jason Roy and Alex Carey
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Colin Munro and Jake Weatherald
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