Big Bash League 2016-17- 14 Jan- Sydney Thunder Vs Sydney Sixers- Analysis- Who Will Win?

Sydney Thunder (ST) take on Sydney Sixers (SS) in 25th match of Big Bash League 2016-17 on 14 Jan at Sydney.

Can ST Beat SS to move up from last position in the league? Who Will Win? Just wait and watch.

Please Note

  • Analysis is based on  statistics and my pick of players. Playing Eleven may be different.
  • Freak performances (batting, bowling) can change course of game.
  • I am not an astrologer.

SS

  • P- 6, W-4 (ST, PS, BH, MR), L- 2 (HH, AS)
  • No set openers. M Lumb played well in first match as opener.
  • Surprisingly, C Munro not being played- explosive batsman.
  • Top order now good with M Lumb, D Hughes, N Maddinson amd M Henrique among runs though, not high scores.
  • Weak middle order. No good all rounder except J Botha.
  • Bowled out twice.
  • S Abbot and B Dwarshious are expensive- Economy rate 9.0.
  • D Hughes- 20, M Lumb- 40, N Maddinson- 20.
  • B Haddin- 30, M Henriques- 40, J Silk- 15.
  • Main wicket takers- S Abbot, B Dwarshious, J Botha.

ST

  • Team stronger with inclusion of J Vince, S Watson, A Blizzard and C Brathwait.
  • Won Last two matches scoring more than 160 runs in each match with just 4 wkts down.
  • All rounders Watson and Brathwait are in good form.
  • Middle order with Rohrer,  R Gibson and J Leaton.
  • P Cummins and C Mckay are wicket takers but uneconomical- more than 9.0 economy rate.
  • K Patterson/J Vince/ A Blizzard (if played) will score more than 50 runs.
  • K Patterson- 50, J Vince- 35, S Watson- 30.
  • B Roherer- 20, C Braithwait- 25, R Gibson-20.
  • Main wicket takers- P Cummins, F Ahmed, C Braithwait.

Comparison

  • ST has stronger top order and better middle order.
  • Pacers of both teams are uneconomical yet, wkt takers.
  • SS has better spinners- N Lyon and J Botha. ST has only F Ahmed.
  • ST combining as a team lately and won last two matches.
  • St has better inform all rounders.

Prediction- Likely Winner- ST

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