STR vs THU Cricket Betting Tips, Big Bash League Cricket Live Score, Match Prediction, Pitch & Weather

Updated on: Dec 30, 2021 6:24 pm IST

  • STR vs THU Cricket Betting Tips

    STR vs THU Prediction: The 28th game of the Big Bash League T20 2021-22 is scheduled to be contested between the Adelaide Strikers and the Sydney Thunder at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide on 31 December (Friday). The Sydney Thunder have performed impressively well in patches this Big Bash League T20 2021-22 season as they have registered three brilliants wins so far and have also ended up losing the same number of matches. On the other hand, the Adelaide Strikers have had a horrendous campaign so far in the ongoing edition of the tournament as they conceded as many as 5 losses and have won just a single game against Melbourne Renegades. Both these teams will now be looking to come up with the best of their efforts in this crucial game.

    STR vs THU Big Bash League Match 28 Details

    Fixture Name: Match 28, Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder

    Competition: Big Bash League T20

    Date: 31 December

    Time: 1:45 PM IST

    Ground: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

    The Sydney Thunder side are currently occupying the fourth slot in the team standings of this Big Bash League with as many as 3 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, the Adelaide Strikers are languishing at the seventh position on the points table with just a single victory and a total of five losses so far in the ongoing edition of the tournament. It is expected to be an exciting tussle between these two teams as they will want to get this win under their belt.

    Where to Watch STR vs THU Live score and telecast?

    In India – Sony Sports Network has the broadcasting rights for Big Bash League 2021-22 in India and all the matches will be broadcast live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD channels in India. The live streaming will be available on the Sony LIV app.

    In Pakistan – The live streaming of BBL 2021-22 matches will be available on Sony Sports Network.

    In Australia – The tournament will be telecast in Australia on Foxtel and Kayo network. CA Live app will present the live streaming of the match.

    United States – In the United States, Willow TV will present the live telecast of the Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder match.

    The United Kingdom and Ireland – In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the live-action of the Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder match will be available on Sky Sports Network.

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    STR vs THU Cricket Betting Tips

    Who Will Win STR vs THU today match?

     Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder Head to Head: STR  7, THU 7

    Incidentally, it has been a neck-to-neck battle between the Adelaide Strikers and the Sydney Thunder in this exciting head-to-head fight as both the teams have won 7 games each in the history of the Big Bash League. While batting first, the Adelaide Strikers have had the upper hand while Sydney Thunder have won all of the four matches while chasing down a total. In the most recent game between these two teams during the Big Bash League 2020-21 season, Sydney Thunder went on to register a brilliant 9-wicket win in a rain-truncated game against Adelaide Strikers. The Sydney Thunder are expected to have the upper hand in this encounter as well.

    Betting Odds: STR 2.05, THU 1.80

    STR vs THU Dream11 Prediction

    According to the STR vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction, the Sydney Thunder are expected to win this match against Adelaide Strikers.

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    Sam Billings Stats in T20

    For the Sydney Thunder, wicket-keeper batter Sam Billings has played a few explosive innings in the ongoing edition of the tournament. Sam Billings smashed a remarkable knock of 67 runs off 35 balls that included as many as 10 fours and 2 sixes in the last game against Perth Scorchers.

    Matches Runs Strike-Rate
    208 4043 131.26



    Daniel Sams Stats in T20

    Sydney Thunder left-arm pacer Daniel Sams has been a key wicket-taker in the Big Bash League T20 as seen in the opening game against Brisbane Heat and can also deliver amazingly well with the bat lower down the order. Sams picked up three crucial wickets in the opening win and ended up conceding just 22 runs in his quota of four overs.

    Matches Wickets Runs
    61 75 514



    Rashid Khan Stats in T20

    Adelaide Strikers leg-spinner Rashid Khan has emerged as a consistent wicket-taker in the T20 format and has delivered amazingly well in the pressure situations. Rashid is coming into this game after a brilliant performance against Sydney Sixers where he picked up three crucial scalps.

    Matches Wickets Economy
    293 409 6.35


    STR vs THU Today Match Pitch Report

    Predicted Score:
    If STR bats first: 180-90
    If THU bats first: 160-170

    The surface and the conditions at the Adelaide Oval are expected to work in favour of the batters to a great extent. However, the bounce will also help the pace bowlers and spinners throughout the T20 match. But the batters of both the teams will enjoy batting on this wicket and thus, picking more of batters and all-rounders will be a great option.

    Adelaide Strikers Playing 11 (likely): Matthew Short, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Jonathan Wells, Harry Nielson (wk), Thomas Kelly, George Garton, Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, Fawad Ahmed, Peter Siddle (c). 

    Sydney Thunder Playing 11 (likely): Matthew Gikes, Alex Hales, Jason Sangha, Sam Billings (wk), Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green (c), Saqib Mahmood, Tanveer Sangha. 

    The Sydney Thunder are likely to dominate the Adelaide Strikers in this STR vs THU Today Match prediction.

    Adelaide Weather Today

    The weather at the Adelaide Oval ground in Adelaide on Friday (31 December) is expected to be sunny for the Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Thunder encounter. There are no chances of any rain delays as the weather is likely to be clear for a thrilling T20 match on the cards. A 22% of humidity is expected throughout the day in Adelaide with a maximum temperature of 35 degrees Celsius and lowest being nearly 23 degrees.  Adelaide usually experiences mild winters and a warm dry summer. This is also basically the start of the hottest time of the season in Adelaide.

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