BBL 2021-22, Match 50: SIX vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update
Jason Sangha will be a good captaincy option for this encounter.
Updated - Jan 14, 2022 4:58 pm
Sydney Sixers will go one-on-one against Sydney Thunder in the 50th match of the Big Bash League on Saturday. Sydney Sixers won the battle when these teams met each other last time by 30 runs. Both sides have been consistent right from the start and haven’t lost many matches. With 7 wins from 11 games, Sydney Sixers stitched on the second spot in the league table.
Coming to Sydney Thunder, they would be high on confidence after winning 4 out of the last five matches they played in this league. Their last defeat came against Hobart Hurricanes, as they failed to chase the total of 177 runs posted by the opposition. With 31 points in their bank, Sydney Thunder placed themselves at the second spot in the team standings.
Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder, Match 50
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground
Date & Time: 15th January, at 1:10 PM IST and 6:30 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
It’s a balanced wicket where we can expect an equal contest between bat and ball. The team batting first has an excellent track record of winning matches here and hence batting first is a good option.
Probable Playing XIs for SIX vs THU
Josh Philippe (wk), Daniel Hughes, Jack Edwards, Moises Henriques (c), Dan Christian, Jordan Silk, Shadab Khan, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Hayden Kerr, Jackson Bird
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 SIX vs THU Dream11 Match
Top Picks – Batters
Alex Hales is a quality player and knows how to score runs against quality sides. He has piled up 307 runs in his 10 outings in this tournament at an average of 34.11 and has a fabulous strike rate of well around 150.
Moises Henriques has done well so far in this competition for Sydney Sixers. In 10 matches, he notched up 311 runs at an average of 44.42 and a strike rate of 142.66.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Dan Christian will be a good buy for your fantasy teams. He has featured in 11 matches where he scored 195 runs at an average of 27.85 and had scalped 7 wickets with the ball as well.
The skipper of the side, Jason Sangha has been the best in business with the bat in this tournament for Sydney Thunder. He has mustered 360 runs at an average of 60 and has picked up 3 wickets as well.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Hayden Kerr is the pick of the bowler for Sixers in this tournament. In 11 matches, he has taken 17 wickets at an economy of 6.92 with the best figures reading 4 for 32.
Daniel Sams missed out on his century against Melbourne Renegades where he remained unbeaten on 98 runs. He has been impressive with his all-round performances in this BBL so far. In 12 games, he has picked up 16 wickets and has also scored 180 runs with the bat.
Top Picks – Wicket-keeper
Josh Philippe has been exceptionally well with the bat in this tournament. After getting featured in 11 matches, the 24-year-old has scored 327 runs at an average of 36.33, with the highest score of unbeaten 99.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SIX vs THU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Josh Philippe (VC), Matthew Gilkes, Moises Henriques, Jason Sangha, Jack Edwards, Dan Christian, Sean Abbott, Daniel Sams (C), Gurinder Sandhu, Nathan McAndrew, Hayden Kerr
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SIX vs THU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Baxter Holt, Moises Henriques, Alex Hales (VC), Daniel Hughes, Jason Sangha, Dan Christian, Sean Abbott (C), Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Ben Dwarshuis, Hayden Kerr
SIX vs THU Risky Captaincy Choices:
Matthew Gilkes has accumulated 287 runs in 12 matches in this tournament that he played at an average of 23.91, with the highest score of 93. He will be a risky captaincy option for your Dream11 fantasy teams.
Josh Philippe had a good first half of the tournament, but he is struggling to score big runs in the second half. Considering his current form, he is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.
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.