STR vs HUR Dream 11 Team: The 5th match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 will take place on 13th December. The Hobart Hurricanes will lock horns against Adelaide Strikers with the latter playing their first match of the season. In 2019, Hurricanes stood 1st in the points table till the league stage and after winning this year against the defending champions, Sydney Sixers, the team is riding high on confidence. Although they were not off to a good start, Ingram and Handscomb stabilized the team in the middle overs, while David gave a good finish in the death overs. In the bowling department, the team’s captain led the team to victory by picking 3 wickets. Alongside him, Meredith impressed everybody with his accuracy and pace.
On the other side, the Strikers team will play their first match of the season. In 2019, the team stood 7th in the points table and would look to turn the fortunes in their favor this season. The experienced campaigner, Siddle will lead the team. While Jake Weatherald who is the second-highest leading run-scorer for Strikers in BBL history will return to the field after a short break. The talented spinner Rashid Khan would like to maintain the same consistency in the BBL. The English batsman Phil Salt debuted last year in the BBL and was impressive for the team. The opener Renshaw is set to play the game after switching from Brisbane Heat to Adelaide Strikers this year. While, Danny Briggs (Debut BBL Season), who is a seasoned performer in County Cricket, and Australian bowler Daniel Worrall will add experience to the bowling department.
5th Match- Big Bash League 2020/21
Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes
Date- Sunday, 13th December, 2020
Time- 02:10PM (Local time)- 08:40PM (IST)
Stadium-Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Streaming- Sony Six on TV & Sony LIV app on Mobile.
Last result at the venue- Hobart Hurricanes 178/8 won by 16 runs against SYS 162/6 in the 1st match of the Big Bash League 2020
BBL 2019 League Stage Standings:
STR vs HUR Dream11 Team Prediction
STR Team News
After a disappointing performance in the last season, the Strikers will look to turn the fortunes with a few changes in squad in the likes of Renshaw and Worrall. While Weatherald and Wells have been the consistent performer for the team. The most important players, Head will miss the major part of the tournament due to international duty while Carey might return to play for the team in a couple of games. The team looks good in terms of the bowling department with the experience of Rashid and Siddle.
STR Playing 11 (expected)
Harry Nielsen/ Ryan Gibson
Peter Siddle (c)
Daniel Worrall/ Cameron Valente
HUR Team News
A talented team who stood first in the points table last year has an overall balanced team with having players that can stabilize and play aggressive innings as well. The onus will lie on Short and Ingram to give a good start to the team, and Meredith and Faulkner will be the key bowlers. The team is expected to play with the same Playing XI in the STR vs HUR Dream 11 Team prediction.
HUR Playing 11 (expected)
D Arcy Short
Peter Handscomb (c & wk)
STR vs HUR Today Match Prediction
Hurricanes will win this match due to their consistency in the league and the overall balance of the team. The bowlers are contributing good enough to contain the opposition batsmen that has been reflected in the standings as well. While Adelaide Strikers did not have a good season last year and bowling largely depends on Rashid’s performance. But with the changes in their squad this year, it will be fascinating to see which team wins the STR vs HUR Today match prediction.
STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction Captain, Differential Picks
C Ingram- The player who has the experience of playing in almost all the top franchise cricket leagues in the world can be a good captain pick for the STR vs HUR Dream 11 prediction.
T20 Career Record- 6713 Runs, Bat. AVG. 30.23
J Faulkner– Probably the most experienced player in the Hurricanes squad has been one of the most consistent performers in the limited-overs format. In the last match, he picked up 3 wickets.
T20 Career Record- 237 Wickets, Ball. AVG. 23.25 and 1776 Runs, Bat. AVG. 20.89
D Short- A perfect candidate for the opening slot of the team due to his ability to stabilize and attack the opposition bowlers. Further, he is the leading run-scorer for Hurricanes with 1764 Runs in the BBL.
T20 Career Record- 3004 Runs, Bat. AVG. 38.02 and 40 Wickets, AVG. 30.20
T David- A well-composed player who played well for the Perth Scorchers last season has a good track record in all the formats of the game can be a good vice-captain pick for your fantasy team.
T20 Career Record- 725 Runs, Ball. AVG. 38.15
P Salt- A player who debuted last season in the BBL scored 361 runs in 15 innings and can be one of the important players in the middle overs for Strikers.
T20 Career Record- 1709 Runs, Bat. AVG. 26.29
J Wells – One of the most reliable players in the Strikers squad who has helped the team to ace the crucial situations can be a good pick due to his good consistency in the Big Bash League.
T20 Career Record- 1949 Runs, Bat. AVG. 34.8
P Handscomb- The player who has represented the Australian team in all the formats will use his experience to lift the team’s performance and can be a good differential pick for the STR vs HUR Dream 11 prediction.
T20 Career Record- 1342 Runs, Bat. AVG. 24.4
R Meredith- One of the most impressive fast bowlers in the Big Bash League who has been accurate and has taken wickets at regular intervals can differentiate your team from other competitors.
T20 Career Record- 29 Wickets, Bat. AVG. 22.44