HBH vs SYT Match Preview

Despite having a few talented players on the Hobart team, there hasn't been any outstanding performance thus far. The opening duo of Matthew Wade and Caleb Jewell has been inconsistent, and it is crucial for them to provide a solid start in this match.

In the middle order, Macalister Wright and Sam Hain hold their positions, while the batting lineup gains depth from all-rounders Corey Anderson, Tim David, and Nikhil Chaudhary. The bowling unit tells a similar tale. Riley Meredith and Nathan Ellis, being the more experienced seamers, have been quite expensive and have only managed to take 4 wickets each.

To strengthen the seam department, Corey Anderson and Chris Jordan will provide support. The team's lone specialist spinner, Patrick Dooley, has only taken 2 wickets so far.

Cameron Bancroft has emerged as the top scorer for Sydney Thunder, amassing a total of 181 runs. His partnership with Alex Hales at the opening position has been instrumental in the team's success. Moreover, the middle order duo of Oliver Davies and Alex Ross has also made significant contributions with their batting prowess.

The addition of Tom Kohler-Cadmore has further bolstered the team's ability to hit big shots. When it comes to bowling, Daniel Sams has been exceptional, leading the season's wicket-takers with 10 dismissals. He will spearhead the pace attack alongside Liam Hatcher, Gurinder Sandhu, and Nathan McAndrew.

In terms of spin, Tanveer Sangha and skipper Chris Green form a formidable duo, adding depth and variety to the team's bowling department.

Weather Report

The weather is likely to be overcast with temperatures between 15 and 20 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Bellerive Oval is hard and offers plenty of pace and bounce. The presence of some patches of grass allows the ball to skid. The quicker bowlers will get some movement early on in the match as the ball swings. The batsmen will need to tread carefully with the new ball.

The average first-inning score is around 160, but the team batting first will need to go over 180 to give the bowlers a good chance. There isn’t much in the pitch for the spinners and they will need to be disciplined with their line and length.

Notable stats

Matthew Wade: Consistent at the Top

Matthew Wade is among the leading run-scorers for the Hobart Hurricanes in the history of BBL. He has scored 2025 runs for his team at an average of 33.75 and a strike rate of 146.52.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


HBH vs SYT Probable 11

HBH Playing 11

  • Matthew Wade (Wk)
  • Caleb Jewell
  • Macalister Wright
  • Sam Hain
  • Corey Anderson
  • Tim David
  • Nikhil Chaudhary
  • Chris Jordan
  • Patrick Dooley
  • Nathan Ellis (C)
  • Riley Meredith

SYT Playing 11

  • Cameron Bancroft (Wk)
  • Alex Hales
  • Alex Ross
  • Tom Kohler-Cadmore
  • Oliver Davies
  • Daniel Sams
  • Chris Green (C)
  • Nathan Andrew
  • Gurinder Sandhu
  • Liam Hatcher
  • Tanveer Sangha
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

We are backing the Sydney Thunder to win this match. Despite facing a few losses this season, the Thunder remain a quality team. Most of the players are in good form, and the batsmen especially have fared much better compared to the Hobart Hurricanes.

The latter haven’t been performing well and are likely to struggle. 


Top Picks

Cameron Bancroft: Bancroft is among the top 3 run-getters this season. He has scored 181 runs at an average of 36.20 and a strike rate of 127.46.

Daniel Sams: Daniel Sams is the leading wicket-taker this season with 10 wickets. He has picked them at an average of 12.30 and a bowling strike rate of 7.80.

Macalister Wright: Macalister Wright has played well in the last couple of matches. He has scored 96 runs at an average of 48.00 and a strike rate of 174.64. 


HBH vs SYT Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: M Wade, C Bancroft (VC)

Batters: A Hales, O Davies, M Wright

All-rounders: D Sams (C), C Anderson, C Jordan, C Green

Bowlers: N Ellis, T Sangha

HBH vs SYT Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction