THU vs STR Dream11 Prediction: The 32nd game of the Big Bash League T20 2021-22 is scheduled to be contested between the Sydney Thunder and the Adelaide Strikers on 2 January, 2022 at the Sydney Showground Stadium in Sydney. Incidentally, this is the second match between these two teams in the ongoing edition of the tournament in a gap of just two days. The Sydney Thunder will be very much high on confidence as they defeated the Adelaide Strikers in the last game with a rather second-stringed playing 11 due to the Covid-19 fallout in their camp and they now have 4 wins from 7 games. On the other hand, things have gone really bleak for the Adelaide Strikers this season as they have now ended up losing a total of 6 matches and are languishing at the seventh spot on the points table. Both these sides will be looking forward to come up with the best of their efforts in this important stage of the tournament.
Fixture Name: Match 32, Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers
Competition: Big Bash League T20
Date: 2 January
Time: 1:45 PM IST
Ground: Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney
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The track at the Sydney Showground Stadium has witnessed some excellent batting-friendly conditions as seen in the last few games. Things have improved from the batters point of view in this T20 competition but there will still be great assistance for the pacers as well. Therefore picking a right combination of batters, bowlers and all-rounders will be a great choice of decision.
Team Form Guide:
THU (recent last): W W L W L
STR (recent last): L L L L L
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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.
Daniel Sams Stats in T20
Sydney Thunder left-arm pacer Daniel Sams has been a crucial wicket-taker in the Big Bash League T20 as seen in the last game against Adelaide Strikers and can also deliver amazingly well with the bat lower down the order. Sams picked up four crucial wickets in the opening win and ended up conceding 33 runs in his quota of four overs.
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Matthew Short Stats in T20
For the Adelaide Strikers, all-rounder Matthew Short will be a key player to watch out for in the remainder of the tournament as he has contributed with a lot of crucial performances so far. Matthew Short played a crucial innings of 63 runs off 47 balls against Perth Scorchers.
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.
The Sydney Thunder will want to maintain this undefeated streak and the likes of Jason Sangha, Sam Billings, Ben Cutting and Jason Sangha will be expected to do the major run-scoring part in the batting department. The trio of Saqib Mahmood, Brendan Doggett and Nathan McAndrew will be their important wicket-taking bowlers. On the other hand, Adelaide Strikers will depend a lot upon the likes of Jake Weatherald, Harry Nielsen, Jonathan Wells and Matthew Short to come good with the bat. The likes of Rashid Khan, Fawad Ahmed and Peter Siddle will form part of a formidable bowling attack. According to the THU vs STR today match prediction & Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers cricket betting tips, Sydney Thunder are expected to win this match.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: Sam Billings
BATTERS: Jonathan Wells, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Jason Sangha
ALL-ROUNDERS: Daniel Sams, Matthew Short
BOWLERS: Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Nathan McAndrew, Saqib Mahmood
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Matthew Short, Sam Billings.
For Grand League: Rashid Khan, Daniel Sams.
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