STR vs SCO Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates for Today Match 48
Perth Scorchers are leading the table with nine wins from the opening 12 matches in BBL 2022-23.
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Adelaide Strikers (STR) will be facing Perth Scorchers (SCO) in the 48th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2022-23 at Adelaide Oval on Friday. The Strikers suffered a big 59-run defeat against in-form Sydney Sixers in their last game. They were bowled out on 144 runs while chasing a 204-run target despite Alex Carey scoring 54 off 35 and Matthew Short adding quick 40. But they still remain in the race for the knockout round with five wins from the opening 12 games.
Perth Scorchers ragained the top spot with an easy seven-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes in their last match. Andrew Tye and Lance Morris took two wickets each to restrict the Hurricanes to 146/9 while bowling first. Then Aaron Hardie smashed 90* off 62 and in-form wicketkeeper-batter Josh Inglis scored 53 off 35 to chase the target with 15 balls remaining. The Scorchers have won three of their last five encounters agains the Strikers and are favorite to win this match as well.
Big Bash League, 20 Jan 2023, Fri, 11:00 AM IST, Adelaide
Probable Playing XI
TM Head, AJ Hose, Thomas Kelly, Colin de Grandhomme, MW Short, AT Carey, WA Agar, CJ Boyce, Harry Conway, Henry Thornton, PM Siddle(C)
Bench : Ryan Gibson, HJ Hunt, Rashid Khan, CA Lynn, HJ Nielsen, J Weatherald, BAD Manenti, Jordan Buckingham
NR Hobson, AJ Turner(C), Stevie Eskinazi, AC Agar, AM Hardie, CT Bancroft, JP Inglis, JP Behrendorff, M Kelly, LR Morris, AJ Tye
Bench : Cooper Connolly, LJ Evans, C Green, P Hatzoglou, MR Marsh, TS Mills, JA Richardson, PD Salt, F du Plessis, A Lyth, Hamish McKenzie, David Payne, CJM Sabburg
Injury and availability news
Avg 1st Inning Score
Josh Inglis PS | WK
The in-form wicketkeeper batter scored 53 off 35 against the Hurricanes in the last match and is leading the scoring chart for the Scorchers with 377 runs from 11 innings at a strike rate of 153.87 so far.
Aaron Hardie PS | ALL
The young Australian batter smashed 90* off 62 against the Hurricanes in the last match to guide the Scorchers to a big win. He has scored 369 runs from 11 innings with the help of four fifties so far.
Matthew Short STR | ALL
The star batting all-rounder smashed 40 off 24 and took a wicket for 16 against the Sixers in the last match. He is now leading the scoring chart in the tournament with 458 runs and has also taken ten wickets so far.
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STR | BAT
The star Australian has been in form of his life in red-ball cricket but has failed to make a similar impact in white ball cricket with just six runs from two innings in BBL 2022-23.
PS | BAT
The 28-year-old batter has been in the team for every match this season but didn't get a chance to bat in four of the last five games with top-order finishing the games.