BBL 2022: Match 8, HUR vs SCO Match Prediction- Who will win today's BBL match between Hobart Hurricanes and Perth Scorchers?
Perth Scorchers would be hoping to continue their winning momentum when they face the Hobart Hurricanes.
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The Hobart Hurricanes will be locking horns with Perth Scorchers in the eighth match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2022 at the University of Tasmania Stadium in Launceston on Monday, December 19. Both teams have had contrasting fortunes so far in this competition.
The Hobart Hurricanes desperately need to get back to winning ways as they find themselves languishing at the second-last position in the eight-team points table having lost their first match of the season. Their negative net run rate reads -1.900. They head into this contest on the back of a bitter 38-run defeat at the hands of the the Melbourne Stars.
The Perth Scorchers, on the other hand, have showcased a consistent performance so far by the virtue of which they are comfortably placed at the second spot in the table with two points to their tally at an NRR of 1.900.
The Scorchers had registered a convincing 38-run victory over the Sydney Sixers in their previous fixture and would be oozing with confidence heading into their next clash against a demoralized Hobart Hurricanes.
Venue: the University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston
Date & Time: December 19, 1:45 PM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network and Sony Liv App
The Launceston wicket has been very beneficial for the pacers and the batters so far. Things might be no different for this game either as the pacers would look for breakthroughs in the Powerplay overs and batters would be hoping to take advantage of this surface later on. However, since the teams batting first have gone on to win two of the last three matches, captains could prefer to bat first after winning the toss.
Predicted Playing XI for HUR vs SCO
Ben McDermott, D'Arcy Short, Matthew Wade (c&wk), Shadab Khan, Tim David, Asif Ali, James Neesham, Joel Paris/Billy Stanlake, Nathan Ellis, Patrick Dooley/Caleb Jewell, Riley Meredith.
Faf du Plessis, Adam Lyth, Josh Inglis (wk), Nick Hobson, Ashton Turner (c), Aaron Hardie, Ashton Agar, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Peter Hatzoglou.
Probable Best Performers from HUR vs SCO
Probable best batter: Aaron Hardie
Aaron Hardie would be expected to replicate a similar performance after he had scored a match-winning half-century against the Sydney Sixers in the last game. The middle-order batter scored 55 runs off 32 deliveries that helped his side in posting a competitive total of 155/9 on the board.
Probable best bowler: Jhye Richardson
Jhye Richardson was the best bowler for the Perth Scorchers in the last game as he single-handedly rattled the Sixers batters with the ball in hand. He finished with outstanding bowling figures of 4/9 from his four overs at an economy of 2.25 including a maiden.
Today’s Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers to win the match
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Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.
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