THU vs SCO Dream11 Team Prediction | 12th Match | BBL 2020 | 22nd Dec 2020
Sydney Thunder will take on Perth Scorchers in the 12th match of the tournament. Both the teams are at the bottom half of the table and since this is just early stages, a win here can take them to the top. Thunder have won one and lost one from their two matches while Scorchers have lost one and one of their matches got washed off due to rain.
Thunder have won their match against Melbourne Stars where they successfully chased 178 runs. They are currently in 6th position. On the other hand, Scorchers went down to Melbourne Renegades as the latter went on to chase 130 with ease. Let’s go through our THU vs SCO Dream11 Team Prediction for the upcoming BBL 2020-21 game.
Date & Time: 22nd December 2020,1:45 PM IST
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra, Canberra
The pitch will be suitable for the batsmen while the bowlers will enjoy their early spell. The toss will be crucial here as the team batting second will have the upper hand. Also, Manuka Oval is one of the difficult places to field, blame the light. We might get to see a lot of drop catches and misfields here.
Average 1st inns score at this venue in the tournament- 158
Winners at this venue (recent 3 T20s):
Team batting first– 1
Team batting second- 2
Last five matches:(Recent first)
Thunder- W, L, L, W, W
Scorchers- N/R, L, L, L, L
Perth Scorchers– Mitchell Marsh (c), Ashton Agar, Fawad Ahmed, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Joe Clarke (replacement), Cameron Green, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Liam Livingstone, Colin Munro, Joel Paris, Kurtis Patterson, Jhye Richardson, Jason Roy, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman,
Sydney Thunder- Callum Ferguson (c), Sam Billings, Jonathan Cook, Ben Cutting, Oliver Davies, Brendan Doggett, Matthew Gilkes, Chris Green, Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne, Arjun Nair, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Jason Sangha, Tanveer Sangha, Chris Tremain
THU vs SCO Dream11 Team News:
The Thunder will have a positive start as they know this venue better. They have played two matches here and in the last match, they went on to chase down 180 with ease. The teenager Tanveer Sangha will be the player to watch out for as he will be going against his mentor Fawad Ahmed here. Also, the team will be depending more on their experienced trio of Callum Ferguson, Usman Khawaja, and Ben Cutting. This our THU vs SCO Dream11 Team Prediction Team News for Sydney Thunders.
While the team might take some time to adapt to the condition of Manuka Oval, they will be hoping that their star players like Colin Munro, Mitchell Marsh comes good in this match. The conditions will suit Fawad Ahmed and he will be leading the bowling attack of the team.
THU vs SCO Dream11 Prediction, Line-Ups:
SCO Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Josh Inglis
Batsmen: Cameron Bancroft, Joe Clarke, Ashton Turner, Colin Munro
All-rounders: Mitchell Marsh, Aaron Hardie
Bowlers: Jhye Richardson, Fawad Ahmed, Matt Kelly, Andrew Tye
THU Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Baxter Holt
Batsmen: Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson
All-rounders: Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams
Bowlers: Chris Green, Adam Milne, Jonathan Cook, Tanveer Sangha
Captain Pick for THU vs SCO Dream11 Team
Option 1: Usman Khawaja
While Usman Khawaja is yet to get into the groove here, he certainly has vast experience and can easily change the course of the game. He has 1404 runs at a strike-rate of 129.64 from 44 T20 matches.
Option 2: Colin Munro
Colin Munro, no doubt, is one of the best players when it comes to the T20s. He scored 49 in his last outing and looked in good touch as well.
Option 1: Fawad Ahmed
A lot depends on Fawad Ahmed’s bowling here. The 38-year-old is in good form and has 8 wickets from his last 4 T20 innings. He has 124 wickets from 120 T20 matches in his career.
Option 2: Daniel Sams
Daniel Sams was the star performer for his team in his last outing. He smashed 65* just 25 balls and also had two wickets to his name.
Top five Picks For THU vs SCO Dream11 Team:
Callum Ferguson- 2 matches- 54 runs- 138.46 strike-rate
Chris Green- 2 matches- 3 wickets- 10.50 economy rate
Alex Hales- 2 matches- 46 runs- 109.52 strike-rate
Jhye Richardson- 2 matches- 3 wickets- 5.45 economy rate
Tanveer Sangha- 2 matches- 2 wickets- 6.62 economy rate
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THU vs SCO Dream11 Team Prediction: Who will win the match
Sydney Thunder looks like a more balanced side than the Scorchers and they bat deep too. Scorchers will need something big from their experienced players, especially, Colin Munro to stay in the contest. On the whole, this match will be a high-scoring contest for sure. And, as per our THU vs SCO Dream11 Team Prediction, we expect Sydney Thunder to win the game against Perth Scorchers.