Sydney Sixers Playing 11: KFC Big Bash League 2021-22 gets underway on Sunday, as Sydney Sixers clash against Melbourne Stars in the first game of the season. The Sixers claimed their third title last time around, after defeating Melbourne Renegades in a thrilling final. Sydney Sixers have now on back to back BBL titles, and will look to complete a hattrick this season.
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Sydney Sixers have a well-balanced side, with enough firepower in all three departments. Ben Manenti, Stephen O’Keefe and Lloyd Pope are the leading spin bowling options for the Sixers. Their batting department is one of the strongest in the tournament, given the likes of Josh Philippe and James Vince.
Daniel Hughes, opener for the Sixers is another experienced player who has scored runs at the top of the order. Sean Abbott and Ben Dwarshuis will spearhead the pace bowling attack for the defending champions. Dan Christian and Tom Curran are the likely all-rounders to be included in the starting 11.
SIX Playing 11 (likely)
1. Daniel Hughes
2. Josh Philippe (WK)
3. James Vince
4. Moises Henriques (C)
5. Jordan Silk
6. Dan Christian
7. Tom Curran
8. Lloyd Pope
9. Stephen O’Keefe
10. Ben Dwarshuis
11. Sean Abbott
Sixers Squad: Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Dan Christian, Tom Curran (England), Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Ben Manenti, Stephen O’Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince (England), Nick Winter
2. Josh Philippe in BBL last season
3. Ben Dwarshuis in BBL last season
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