PER vs HBH Match Preview

The Scorchers possess one of the most formidable batting line-ups in the league and will strive to amass a substantial total if they have the opportunity to bat first. Stevie Eskinazi and Cooper Connolly provided the team with a quick start in the previous match. Connolly, in particular, displayed exceptional form as he delivered some powerful hits.

The middle order comprises talented players such as Aaron Hardie, Ashton Turner, Josh Inglis, and Laurie Evans, ensuring a strong depth in the team. Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, and Andrew Tye form a formidable pace attack, collectively claiming 6 wickets and preventing the opposition batters from settling in.

Hamish McKenzie showcased his brilliance with his left-arm orthodox spin, securing 2 wickets for a mere 12 runs in his 4 overs. He will lead the spin attack, with Cooper Connolly providing valuable support.

Similar to the Scorchers, the Hurricanes also possess a strong batting lineup. Matthew Wade and Caleb Jewell are expected to open the innings, while Ben McDermott will come in at number 3. The team also benefits from the presence of two talented all-rounders, Corey Anderson and Tim David, who can contribute crucial runs in the later stages of the game.

However, the Hurricanes' bowling attack struggled in the previous match, with Riley Meredith, Chris Jordan, and Nathan Ellis proving to be expensive. This is an area that the team will need to address and improve upon.

In terms of spin options, the Hurricanes are likely to field two specialist spinners, Peter Hatzoglou and Patrick Dooley, in this upcoming match. These spinners will play a vital role in controlling the opposition's scoring rate and taking wickets.

Overall, the Hurricanes have a strong batting lineup and a decent spin bowling department. They will need to rectify their bowling issues from the previous match in order to perform well in this upcoming game.


Weather Report

The weather in Perth is likely to be warm with temperatures of between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. 

Pitch Report

The pitch at Perth is one of the fastest in Australia, offering plenty of pace and bounce. The quicker bowlers will enjoy bowling here as the ball seams and swings around when it is new. The batsmen will need to tread carefully early on in the match.

However, it does get easier to bat as the match progresses. A score of around 170 is a par score.



Notable stats

Josh Inglis: BBL Gun

Josh Inglis has 13 scores of 50 runs or more in the BBL. Another half-century will take him on equal footing with Shaun Marsh, who has 14 such scores. He also has an average of 36.9 against the Hurricanes, which is his second-best against any team in the BBL.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


PER vs HBH Probable 11

PER Playing 11

  • Stevie Eskinazi
  • Cooper Connolly
  • Aaron Hardie
  • Josh Inglis (Wk)
  • Ashton Turner (C)
  • Laurie Evans
  • Nick Hobson
  • Jhye Richardson
  • Jason Behrendorff
  • Andrew Tye
  • Hamish McKenzie

HBH Playing 11

  • Matthew Wade (Wk)
  • Caleb Jewell
  • Ben McDermott
  • Sam Hain
  • Tim David
  • Corey Anderson
  • Chris Jordan
  • Patrick Dooley
  • Peter Hatzoglou
  • Nathan Ellis (C)
  • Riley Meredith
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 Perth Scorchers to win this match. They scored a clinical win in their last fixture and appear to be in good form. Also, the Scorchers have an excellent record against the Hobart Hurricanes in recent head-to-head encounters, which will give them the upper hand. 


Top Picks

Ashton Turner: Turner is one of the most successful batsmen for the Perth Scorchers. He has scored 2104 runs in his career at an average of 25.65.

Aaron Hardie: Aaron Hardie was the leading run-scorer of BBL 12 with 460 runs. He scored them at an average of 41.81 and a strike rate of 141.10.

Tim David: Tim David has scored 247 runs in his last 10 matches at a strike rate of 170.34 and an average of 41.17. 


PER vs HBH Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: J Inglis, M Wade

Batters: T David, A Turner, S Eskinazi, C Jewell

All-rounders: A Hardie (C), C Anderson (VC), C Connolly

Bowlers: J Behrendorff, J Richardson

PER vs HBH Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction