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| On Jan 21, 2022 11:09 AM IST

STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction Big Bash League T20 Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Dream11 Team for Today’s Match


STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: In what promises to be a cracker of a contest, Adelaide Strikers will take on the Hobart Hurricanes in the Eliminator of BBL 11 at MCG. Both sides have had their share of hot and cold runs in the league stages, with Strikers winning only 6 matches yet managing to scrape a total of 28 points, courtesy of the Bash Boost point in a few contests. Meanwhile, the Hurricanes finished at the fifth spot with 7 wins and as many defeats, which includes a 106-run drubbing at the hands of the Melbourne Stars in the lastly played match at the MCG. With the Ashes now over, both sides have called in a few Aussie stars to bolster their attack as they head into the BBL finals series. 

STR vs HUR Big Bash League T20 Match Details

Fixture Name: Eliminator, Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes

Competition: Big Bash League T20 

Date: 21 January

Time: 1:45 PM IST

Ground: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

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Watch STR vs HUR Live on Sony Sports Network and Sony LIV app.

Big Bash League T20 Pitch Report

The wicket turned out to be a belter in the last league match of BBL 11, where Melbourne Stars annihilated the Hobart Hurricanes by posting 273 runs in the first innings. So, one can at least expect that a scoreline around 160-170 could be witnessed in the upcoming contest. 

Team Form Guide:

STR (recent last): L W W L W
HUR (recent last): W W W W L

STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

STR Playing 11 (likely)

Alex Carey
Matt Renshaw
Ian Cockbain
Travis Head
Jonathan Wells
Jake Weatherald
Thomas Kelly
Henry Thornton
Peter Siddle
Harry Conway
Fawad Ahmed

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  • Alex Carey and Travis Head have been added to the squad.
  • Peter Siddle will captain the Strikers.
  • Carey is likely to don the wicket-keepers’ role.
  • In the batting line-up, Jonathan Wells will play a major role along with Matt Renshaw, Ian Cockbain, Carey and Head.
  • Among the bowlers, the likes of Fawad Ahmed, Henry Thornton and Siddle will be the key for the Strikers.

Jonathan Wells Stats in T20

He has batter has been the frontrunner in terms of most runs for the Strikers in BBL 11 (409) at an average of 34.08 and striking over 120, with 3 fifties to his name. Wells has been the fulcrum in their team’s wins this season, thereby making him a must pick as a captain or vice-captain in the fantasy line-up. 

Matches Runs Average
120 2682 33.94


Peter Siddle Stats in T20

He’s been way too consistent in picking scalps for the Strikers – both in the powerplay and in death overs – in the ongoing edition of BBL 11. In 14 matches, Siddle has picked 23 wickets at an average of 18.73 and an economy of 8.26. With the Hurricanes’ struggling a bit with their batting, the right-arm pacer could prove quite lethal in the forthcoming matchup. 

Matches Runs Economy
87 101 7.48


HUR Playing 11 (likely)

Caleb Jewell
Ben McDermott
Matthew Wade
D Arcy Short
Jordan Thompson
Tim David
Peter Handscomb
Josh Kann
Thomas Rogers
Riley Meredith
Will Parker

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  • Matthew Wade will captain the Hobart Hurricanes.
  • Ben McDermott will keep the gloves.
  • Wade, McDermott, Caleb Jewell and D Arcy Short have to have a blast with the willow.
  • The pace trio of Riley Meredith, Thomas Rogers and Jordan Thompson would be backing themselves to affect regular dismissals.
  • Leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has returned to Nepal to prepare for ICC T20 World Cup qualifiers.
  • Will Parker is likely to make the playing 11 as a replacement for Lamichhane.

Ben McDermott Stats in T20

The leading run-getter in BBL 11, Ben McDermott, would be aiming for another rip-roaring exhibition in the Eliminator. The opening batter has amassed 571 runs in 12 innings while averaging over 50 and striking in excess of 150, which include 2 hundreds and 3 fifties. 

Matches Runs 100s/50s
90 2297 3/10


Matthew Wade Stats in T20

It’s a must-win scenario and what better stage to perform than the Eliminator for the veteran T20 cricketer. Wade, who averages almost 60 against the Strikers with a hundred and 2 fifties, all while maintaining a strike rate over 150, makes a feasible pick as a captain or vice captain for this match. 

Matches Runs 100s/50s
168 3335 1/21

Who will win STR vs HUR today match?

Adelaide Strikers look pretty settled in terms of the batting and bowling depth that they have to offer in the Eliminator. The return of Alex Carey and Travis Head into the Strikers makes them far competent to tackle the Hurricanes’ bowling attack, plus, they possess the services of an in-form pace duo of Peter Siddle and  Henry Thornton and leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed, who could trouble the Hurricanes’ batters at regular stages of the contest. As per STR vs HUR today match prediction and Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes cricket betting tips, Adelaide Strikers are favourites to win the Eliminator. 

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STR vs HUR Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS:  Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade
BATTERS:  Jonathan Wells, Caleb Jewell, Ian Cockbain
ALL-ROUNDERS: Matt Renshaw, Travis Head
BOWLERS: Peter Siddle, Thomas Rogers, Riley Meredith, Henry Thornton

STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contest: Matthew Wade, Peter Siddle

For Grand League: Ben McDermott, Jonathan Wells

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