BBL 2021/22, Match 36: SCO vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Alex Hales is back in the Sydney Thunder squad.

Alex Hales is back in the Sydney Thunder squad.

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BBL 2021/22 has been massively hit by COVID-19 and the matches are interchanged regularly in the last few days. Perth Scorchers now will take on Sydney Thunder in the 36th match of the tournament on Thursday. Perth Scorchers are ruling this year’s BBL with their all-round dominance. They are a team packed with some star players who are all match-winners on their own terms. With 8 wins and one loss, they are at the top spot in the standings with 29 points. The Scorchers will look to extend their winning run against Sydney Thunder.

Sydney Thunder are getting better and better with each passing match. They had beaten Scorchers in their previous meeting by 34 runs, which is a huge achievement in itself. They hardly showed any nerves in their last 3 matches and won them in a convincing manner. With 5 wins and 3 losses, the Thunder are at the third spot in the standings with 19 points.

Match Details:

Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder, Match 36

Venue: Carrara Oval, Carrara

Date & Time: January 6th, at 3:45 PM IST and 8:15 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network

Pitch Report:

The batters have struggled to put huge runs on the board in the last couple of matches played here. A total of 27 wickets have fallen which shows the bowlers have done a splendid job. Even the score of 150 is defendable here.

Probable Playing XIs for SCO vs THU:

Perth Scorchers

Kurtis Patterson, Cameron Bancroft (wk), Colin Munro, Ashton Turner (c), Laurie Evans, Aaron Hardie, Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Peter Hatzoglou, Tymal Mills, Lance Morris

Sydney Thunder

Matthew Gilkes, Alex Hales, Jason Sangha, Sam Billings (wk), Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Chris Green (c), Arjun Nair, Gurinder Sandhu, Chris Tremain, Saqib Mahmood

Top Picks for SCO vs THU Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Batters

Colin Munro needs to take additional responsibility in the absence of their key players. He is the second-highest run-scorer in this tournament with 335 runs in 9 matches with the highest score of 114*.

Jason Sangha is changing the fortunes for Sydney Thunder. In 5 matches, he has scored 239 runs at an average of 79.66 and has also picked up 3 wickets at an economy of 6.33.

Top Picks ­All-Rounders

Aaron Hardie was the player of the match for his exceptional batting performances against Sydney Sixers. He scored quickfire 45 runs from 24 balls, which included 3 fours and 2 sixes.

Daniel Sams is among the wickets for Sydney Thunder in this tournament. He has scalped 12 wickets in 8 matches at an economy of 8.82 and has also scored 63 runs with the bat.

Top Picks ­Bowlers

Andrew Tye is a clever bowler and knows exactly what needs to be done in pressure situations. He has picked up 16 wickets in 9 matches at an economy of 7.28, with the best figures of 3 for 17. Tye has also scored 52 runs with the bat.

Saqib Mahmood is causing problems for the opposition batters with his genuine pace. He has picked up 11 wickets in 5 matches with the best figures of 4 for 22.

Top Picks ­Wicketkeepers

Sam Billings has got all the shots in the book. He has scored 265 runs in 8 matches so far in this tournament at an average of 37.85 with the highest score of 67.

SCO vs THU Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player  Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Colin Munro 335 runs 521
Andrew Tye 16 wickets and 52 runs 556
Kurtis Patterson 237 runs 376
Jason Sangha 239 runs and 3 wickets 432
Sam Billings 265 runs 440

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SCO vs THU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Sam Billings, Matthew Gilkes, Colin Munro (c), Laurie Evans, Jason Sangha, Ashton Agar, Daniel Sams, Aaron Hardie, Andrew Tye (vc), Tymal Mills, Saqib Mahmood

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SCO vs THU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Sam Billings (vc), Colin Munro, Kurtis Patterson, Ashton Turner, Jason Sangha (c), Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Andrew Tye, Saqib Mahmood, Peter Hatzogloum Mohammed Hasnain

SCO vs THU Risky Captaincy Choices:

Kurtis Patterson has scored 237 runs in 6 innings so far in this tournament at an average of 39.5. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Matthew Gilkes played an impressive knock of 93 runs in the last match against Adelaide Strikers. Considering his present form, he is a good captaincy pick as well.

Player you should avoid:

Chris Green has picked up only 5 wickets in this tournament. It’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.