Sydney Thunder will go loggerheads with Melbourne Stars in Big Bash League (BBL) this Tuesday. It will be a top of the top battle between the two sides. Both teams will know how crucial these three points will be.
Sydney Thunder are ranked at the second position in the points-table of BBL. They won three games and lost one game in this season of BBL. Aussie batsman Callum Ferguson is the leading runs-scorer for Sydney Thunder in this season of BBL. Thunder defeated Renegades in the last match by a big margin of 129 runs. Ferguson piled-up 146 runs in four matches in this season of BBL. He scored 31 runs off 31 balls against Melbourne Renegades. Opener Usman Khawaja scored a blistering knock of 34 runs off 18 balls in the same match. He smashed six boundaries in his knock.
English batsman Alex Hales smashed 35 runs off 21 balls against Renegades with the help of four boundaries and two sixes. Aussie all-rounders Oliver Davies smashed a match-winning knock against Renegades. He scored 48 runs off 23 balls with the help of one boundary and five mighty sixes. Thunder speedster Tanveer Sangha bagged four wickets in against Renegades to all-out them on 80 runs. He bagged seven wickets from four matches in this season of BBL. Another Aussie all-rounder Daniel Sams bagged six wickets from four games in this season of BBL. Thunder would wish to defeat Melbourne Stars in this match to get important points.
Melbourne Stars are ranked at fourth position in the points table. They won two games and lost one game, one game didn’t yield result. Skipper Glenn Maxwell and Caribbean wicket-keeper Nicholas Pooran smashed good knocks in the last match against Sydney Sixers. Maxwell scored 71 runs off 47 balls with the help of five boundaries and five monstrous sixes.
Pooran smacked sensational knock of 65 runs off just 26 balls. He clobbered two boundaries and eight towering sixes. Maxwell amassed 156 runs in four matches in this season of BBL. Aussie speedster Liam Hatcher took eight wickets from three BBL matches in this season while Aussie pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile bagged six wickets from three matches. Stars would try their best to defeat Thunder in this match.
These two teams played each other 14 times where Melbourne Stars won eight games while Sydney Thunder won remaining six games.
Sydney Thunder are likely to win this match as they are looking stronger team.
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Date and Time:
Tuesday, December 29, 2020, 1.45 PM
Manuka Oval, Canberra
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