THU vs STR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates for Today Match 5
Sydney Thunder won their opening clash against Melbourne Stars by just one wicket while defending 122 runs.
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Sydney Thunder (THU) will clash against Adelaide Strikers (STR) in the fifth match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2022-23 at Sydney Showground Stadium in Sydney on Friday. Fazalhaq Farooqi, Daniel Sams, and Gurinder Sandhu took two wickets each to restrict the Stars to just 122/8, and then Alex Ross scored the highest 28 runs off 27 balls to chase the target with a wicket and a ball remaining.
Adelaide Strikers also started their campaign with a big 51-run win against Sydney Sixers in their opening clash. Matthew Short smashed 84 runs off just 53 balls to help the Strikers score 184/6 while batting first and then Henry Thorton took four and Rashid Khan grabbed three wickets to restrict the Sixers to just 133/7 runs. They have won two of their last five matches against the Thunder but are favorites to win this match.
Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers, 5th Match
Big Bash League, 16 Dec 2022, Fri, 2:45 PM IST, Sydney Showground Stadium
Probable Playing XI
Oliver Davies, AD Hales, AI Ross, RR Rossouw, Jason Sangha(C), DR Sams, M Gilkes(wk), Brendan Doggett, Chris Green, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Gurinder Sandhu
Bench : BJ Holt, N McAndrew, Tanveer Sangha, David Warner, DJ Willey, SM Whiteman, Ben Cutting, Usman Qadir, Blake Nikitaras
AJ Hose, Thomas Kelly, CA Lynn, J Weatherald, Colin de Grandhomme, MW Short, HJ Nielsen(wk), WA Agar, Rashid Khan, Henry Thornton, PM Siddle(C)
Bench : CJ Boyce, AT Carey, Harry Conway, Ryan Gibson, TM Head, HJ Hunt, BAD Manenti, Jordan Buckingham
Injury and availability news
Avg 1st Inning Score
Matthew Short STR | ALL
The 27-year-old Australian opener smashed the highest 84 runs off 53 balls against Sydney Sixers in the last match. He scored 493 runs and also took 8 wickets from 16 matches last season.
Rashid Khan STR | BOWL
The star Afghanistan leg-spinner ranks second in the current ICC T20 Bowler's chart and bowled a match-winning spell in the first match against the Sixers by grabbing three wickets for 21.
Jason Sangha ST | BAT
Sydney Thunder captain scored crucial 24 runs off 25 balls against the Stars in the opening clash. He was the leading run-scorer for the Thunder last season with 445 runs from just 12 innings.
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ST | BOWL
The 28-year-old pacer has struggled for consistency lately. He took a wicket but conceded runs at an economy rate of over 8.0 against the Stars in the last match.
Colin de Grandhomme
STR | ALL
The veteran Kiwi all-rounder scored only seven runs and then failed for wickets against Sydney Sixers in the last match.
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