BBL 2021-22, Match 44: HUR vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Jason Sangha and Daniel Sams have played a huge role in the success of the Sydney Thunder in this BBL.

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Hobart Hurricanes will go one-on-one against Sydney Thunder in the 44th match of the BBL on Monday. Hobart Hurricanes won their previous battle against Brisbane Heat, as they chased down the total of 144 runs posted by the opposition. They are currently placed in the 4th position in the league table with 20 points in their bag.

Coming to Sydney Thunder, they are high on confidence after winning five matches on the trot. Their last victory against Melbourne Renegades helped them to climb the ladder, as they are sitting in the second position in the points table. They are all set to conquer Hobart Hurricanes in the upcoming fixture on Monday.

Match Details:

Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder, Match 44

Venue: Aurora Stadium, Launceston

Date & Time: 10th January, at 1:45 PM IST and 7:15 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network

Pitch Report:

The bounce will be even on this surface and the ball comes easily onto the bat. The bowlers should not pitch it up here. Death-overs will be crucial on this track. Anything more than 160 is hard to chase here.

Probable Playing XIs for HUR vs THU:

Hobart Hurricanes:

Ben McDermott (wk), D’Arcy Short, Caleb Jewell, Tom Lammonby, Peter Handscomb (c), Tim David, Wil Sanders, Thomas Rogers, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mitchell Owen

Sydney Thunder:

Baxter Holt (wk), Matthew Gilkes, Alex Hales, Jason Sangha (c), Alex Ross, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Tanveer Sangha, Gurinder Sandhu, Mohammad Hasnain

Top picks for HUR vs THU Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Hobart Hurricanes

Ben McDermott is the most valuable player for the Hurricanes in the ongoing tournament. He is the leading run-getter for his team, having smacked 457 runs in 8 matches at an average of 65.28, including two hundred to his name.

Thomas Rogers is giving his best for his side in this tournament by providing the breakthroughs at regular intervals. He has bagged 15 wickets in nine matches, with the best figures reading 3 for 24.

Top Picks – Sydney Thunder

Alex Hales is a quality player and knows how to score runs against quality sides. He has piled up 189 runs in his 8 outings in this tournament at an average of 23.62 and has a healthy strike rate of around 140.

The skipper of the Thunder side, Jason Sangha has been the best in business with the bat in this tournament. He has mustered 294 runs at an average of 58.80 and had picked up 3 wickets as well.

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

Matthew Gilkes, Peter Handscomb, Ben McDermott (C), Alex Hales, Jason Sangha (VC), D’Arcy Short, Daniel Sams, Mitchell Owen, Gurinder Sandhu, Thomas Rogers, Tanveer Sangha

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

Matthew Gilkes, Alex Hales, Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, Jason Sangha, D’Arcy Short (VC), Daniel Sams (C), Tim David, Gurinder Sandhu, Nathan McAndrew, Thomas Rogers

HUR vs THU Risky Captaincy Choices:

Matthew Gilkes has accumulated 267 runs in 10 matches in this tournament at an average of 26.70, with the highest score of 93. He will be a risky captaincy option for your Dream11 fantasy teams.

Thomas Rogers is the leading wicket-taker for Hobart Hurricanes this season. It’s worth a risk and you can pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Ben Cutting usually comes to bat down the order and has taken only one wicket after featuring in 10 matches in this competition. Hence, it is advisable 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.