The Sydney Thunder (THU) are ready to be at odds with Sydney Sixers (SIX) in the 34th match of Big Bash League at the beautiful Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney.
Sydney Sixers have won four of their last eight matches and are currently placed third in the points table.
Sydney Thunder, on the other hand, is still looking for their winning momentum as they have won only one of their last seven matches.
So, this will be a good battle to see between a top ranked team and a bottom ranked team.
THU vs SIX Match Details
- Match – THU vs SIX, 34th Match
- Format – 20 overs
- Venue – Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
- Date & Time – January 12, 2024 & 1:45 PM
THU vs SIX Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney is often considered good for both batters and pacers. The last match played on this pitch was between Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Stars, where a total of 309 runs were scored at a loss of 14 wickets. The weather is expected to be cloudy with almost no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 24° Celsius.
THU vs SIX Head-to-Head Records
In the last ten matches played between these two teams, Sydney Sixers have won 7 matches while Sydney Thunder have won the remaining 3 matches.
THU vs SIX Toss Prediction
Sydney Sixers are expected to win the toss in THU vs SIX’s 34th match.
THU vs SIX Predicted Playing XI
Sydney Thunder: Cameron Bancroft (wk), Alex Hales, Tom Kohler Cadmore, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green (c), Liam Hatcher, Tanveer Sangha, Gurinder Sandhu
Sydney Sixers: Josh Philippe (wk), James Vince, Kurtis Patterson, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Jack Edwards, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Todd Murphy, Steve O’Keefe
THU vs SIX Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: James Vince (SIX)
James Vince has been the standout performer from Sydney Sixers having smashed 187 runs in just 6 innings.
His ability to play aggressively in the top order makes him the best batter pick for today’s THU vs SIX match.
He played a brilliant innings of 79 runs in just 57 balls in the last match against Melbourne Stars.
Top Bowler: Ben Dwarshuis (SIX)
Ben Dwarshuis has impressed everyone with his superb bowling skills as he has taken 7 wickets in her last 6 matches.
Sydney Sixers has one the strongest bowling units in the Big Bash League 2023, and all three main pacers have performed well.
Sean Abbott and Tanveer Sangha are other good bowler options for today’s Big Bash League match.
Top All-Rounder: Daniel Sams (THU)
With so many good all-rounder options in today’s match, choosing one is always difficult. But if one has to be chosen, then Daniel Sams is no doubt the best option.
He is the key player in the Sydney Thunder squad and his performance is necessary for the team to make a comeback in the tournament.
He has smashed 61 runs and taken 11 wickets in the last six matches. He can bat pretty much better in middle order, and is one of the best all-rounder picks.
THU vs SIX Best Betting Odds Comparison
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THU vs SIX Who will win?
Sydney Sixers are expected to win the 34th match since they have a better current form and head-to-head record. They are likely to crush Sydney Thunder who are still struggling to find that winning momentum.