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Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes, free match prediction 26 Jan 2020

26 Jan 2020 | 13:40 | Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
207/8 in 20.0 10.35
217/1 in 20.0 10.85

Adelaide Strikers Vs Hobart Hurricanes betting odds

AS

1.64

HH

2.10

Toss Winner - Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and chose to bat first

winner Hobart Hurricanes beat Adelaide Strikers by 10 runs

In-form Adelaide Strikers aim to continue their good form against Hobart Hurricanes

  • Adelaide Strikers registered a narrow defeat against Perth Scorchers in a game played at Perth Stadium
  • Philip Salt, Wes Agar and Billy Stanlake delivered splendid performances for Strikers in the game played against Perth Scorchers.
  • Hobart Hurricanes registered a comprehensive win over Sydney Thunder in a game played on Saturday.

Expect Adelaide Strikers to beat Hobart Hurricanes by a big margin.

  • Tournament: BIG BASH LEAGUE 2019-20
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
  • Toss: To Bat

BIG BASH LEAGUE 2019-20

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Melbourne Stars 14 10 4 0 0 20 0.541
Sydney Sixers 14 9 4 0 1 19 0.269
Adelaide Strikers 13 8 4 0 1 17 0.654
Perth Scorchers 13 6 7 0 0 12 -0.005
Brisbane Heat 13 6 7 0 0 12 -0.234
Hobart Hurricanes 13 5 7 0 1 11 -0.43
Sydney Thunder 13 5 7 0 1 11 -0.495
Melbourne Renegades 13 2 11 0 0 4 -0.402
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
20 0.541 14 10 4 0 0
19 0.269 14 9 4 0 1
17 0.654 13 8 4 0 1
12 -0.005 13 6 7 0 0
12 -0.234 13 6 7 0 0
11 -0.43 13 5 7 0 1
11 -0.495 13 5 7 0 1
4 -0.402 13 2 11 0 0
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Match Preview

Host Adelaide Strikers will be looking to continue their winning momentum when they take on Hobart Hurricanes in the 55th match of 2019 Big Bash League at Adelaide Oval on Sunday.

Adelaide Strikers have managed to win their four games on the bounce and will be keen to continue their excellent form in this home fixture. Strikers registered 16-run win over Scorchers, courtesy splendid performances from Philip Salt, Wes Agar and Billy Stanlake.

On the other hand, Hobart Hurricanes have registered consecutive victories over Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder. Hurricanes will need to win their final round-robin game at all costs in order to stay in contention for playoffs.

Teams Preview

Adelaide Strikers Preview

Strikers are currently lying second in the league table with 17 points in 13 matches. Travis Head-led unit will be keen to deliver their A-game in this final round-robin game and take necessary confidence ahead of the playoffs.

In the previous fixture, the top-order trio of Jake Weatherald, Travis Head and Philip Salt delivered notable scores to see Strikers post 181 in their allotted 20 overs. Opener Philip Salt led the way with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 59 runs off 31 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes.

Jake Weatherald also played well and scored 35 runs off 24 balls with the help of three fours and one six, whereas captain Travis Head chipped in with 35 runs off 31 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes.

Wicket-keeper Alex Carey and Jonathan Wells also chipped in with crucial cameos with the bat for Adelaide Strikers.

In the bowling department, Wes Agar was the standout performer for the side in the game played against Perth Scorchers. He claimed three wickets and conceded 36 in his four overs.

Pacer Billy Stanlake also bowled well and picked up crucial wickets of Kurtis Patterson and Ashton Turner. Leg-spinner Rashid Khan also put in a tidy performance for Strikers against Perth Scorchers.

Adelaide Strikers Predicted Playing XI:

Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Travis Head (c), Alex Carey (wk), Jonathan Wells, Matthew Short, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Billy Stanlake

Adelaide Strikers Key Players From Previous Game Of BIG BASH LEAGUE 2019-20

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
P Salt 59 31 7 2 190.32
J Weatherald 35 24 3 1 145.83
T Head 35 31 2 2 112.9
Bowlers O M R W Econ
W Agar 4.0 0 36 3 9
B Stanlake 3.0 0 20 2 6.67
P Siddle 4.0 0 35 1 8.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
W Agar 4.0 0 36 3 9
B Stanlake 3.0 0 20 2 6.67
P Siddle 4.0 0 35 1 8.75

Adelaide Strikers Actual Playing XI:

Michael Neser, Philip Salt, Matthew Short, WA Agar, Alex Carey, Jake Weatherald, Peter Siddle, Rashid Khan, TM Head, Billy Stanlake, JW Wells

Hobart Hurricanes Preview

On the other hand, Hobart Hurricanes have suffered from consistency in the competition and only secured five wins out of thirteen matches played so far this season.

In their last match, Hobart Hurricanes register a comprehensive 57-run win over Sydney Thunder, courtesy splendid performances from Matthew Wade, D’Arcy Short and Macalister Wright.

Against Sydney Thunder, Captain Mathew Wade played well and notched up a half-century to see the side post a competitive score on the board. Wade scored 56 runs off 34 balls with the help of six fours and two sixes. Surprisingly, Rookie middle-order Macalister Wright finished the innings with the top-score of 64 runs off 45 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes.

Opener D’Arcy Short is the leading run-scorer for Hobart Hurricanes with 248 runs in 7 games with one century. In the previous game, Short suffered a rare failure and perished for a duck.

George Bailey also chipped in with a brisk cameo of 29 runs off 10 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes.

In the bowling department, James Faulkner and Scott Boland delivered impressive spells with the new-ball against Sydney Thunder. Scott Boland bowled well and finished with figures of 2 for 31 in his four overs.

Part-time bowler D’Arcy Short was the standout bowler for the side against Sydney Thunder. He picked up five wickets and conceded just 21 runs from his four overs.

Hobart Hurricanes Predicted Playing XI:

Matthew Wade (c), D Arcy Short, Macalister Wright, David Miller, Ben McDermott (wk), George Bailey, James Faulkner, Clive Rose, Nathan Ellis, Qais Ahmad, Scott Boland

Hobart Hurricanes Key Players From Previous Game Of BIG BASH LEAGUE 2019-20

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
M Wright 64 45 4 3 142.22
M Wade 56 34 6 2 164.71
G Bailey 29 10 3 2 290
Bowlers O M R W Econ
D Short 4.0 0 21 5 5.25
S Boland 4.0 0 31 2 7.75
J Faulkner 3.0 0 18 1 6
Bowlers O M R W Econ
D Short 4.0 0 21 5 5.25
S Boland 4.0 0 31 2 7.75
J Faulkner 3.0 0 18 1 6

Hobart Hurricanes Actual Playing XI:

Scott Boland, Nathan Ellis, Clive Rose, Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade, David Miller, Mac Wright, D'Arcy Short, George Bailey, James Faulkner, Qais Ahmad

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will be decent for batting. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Sunday is expected to be bright and sunny.

Venue Details

Adelaide Oval in Adelaide is going to host 55th BBL game between Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes. Adelaide Strikers will take heart from the fact that they have an excellent head-to-head record against Hobart Hurricanes. In the previous meeting between the two teams, Adelaide Strikers registered a close win over Hobart Hurricanes at Launceston.

Toss: To Bat

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bat first and post a competitive total on the board. The majority of the games played at Adelaide this season have been won sides batting first.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Adelaide Strikers is expected to win their game against Hobart Hurricanes. With the likes of Travis Head, Philip Salt and Wes Agar in excellent form this season, Strikers will be confident of doing well in this home fixture.

Expect Adelaide Strikers to beat Hobart Hurricanes by a big margin.

Author: Shoaib Z.