SYD vs ADS Match Preview

In this match, it is expected that Josh Philippe and James Vince will take on the opening batting duties for the Sixers. While Philippe has shown promise in both matches, he is yet to play a significant innings. On the other hand, Vince has struggled so far. The Sixers' main strength lies in their middle order.

Replacing Steve Smith in the second match, Daniel Hughes displayed exceptional form by scoring an unbeaten 60 runs. He received valuable support from Moises Henriques and Jordan Silk. With Tom Curran and Jack Edwards to follow in the lower order, the home team possesses a wealth of batting talent.

Ben Dwarshuis has been in outstanding form with the ball, having taken 5 wickets in 2 matches. He will lead the seam department alongside Jackson Bird. Todd Murphy and Steve O'Keefe form a formidable spin attack.

Matthew Short and D’Arcy Short showcased their exceptional skills as they formed a formidable partnership of 126 runs for the opening wicket, displaying their prime form for the Strikers. Although Chris Lynn and Jake Weatherald had a relatively subdued performance, their immense talent makes them capable of turning the game around within a few overs.

Adam Hose played a remarkable cameo role, ensuring the team's victory. The Strikers possess a strong batting lineup with the likes of James Bazley and Harry Nielsen, providing depth to their batting order. Jamie Overton, who made his BBL debut, delivered an outstanding bowling spell, claiming 2 wickets for 29 runs.

Leading the pace attack will be Jamie Overton, accompanied by David Payne and Wes Agar. In the spin department, Cameron Boyce and Matthew Short will contribute their skills. However, it is worth noting that their accuracy in terms of line and length may require some discipline.

Weather Report

The temperature is likely to be pleasant at around 20 degrees Celsius. 

Pitch Report

The pitch at the SCG is well-balanced and there is a good amount of pace and bounce on offer. The pitch has a light covering of grass and the ball comes onto the bat. A score of around 175 is a par score. However, the pitch does slow down ever so slightly in the second half, aiding the spinners.

Notable stats

Lynnsanity: Don't Count it Out

Chris Lynn is the all-time leading run-scorer in the history of BBL. He has scored 3435 runs so far at an average of 35.05 and a strike rate of 147.36.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


SYD vs ADS Probable 11

SYD Playing 11

  • Josh Philippe (Wk)
  • James Vince
  • Daniel Hughes
  • Moises Henriques (C)
  • Jordan Silk
  • Tom Curran
  • Jack Edwards
  • Ben Dwarshuis
  • Jackson Bird
  • Todd Murphy
  • Steve OKeefe

ADS Playing 11

  • Matthew Short (C)
  • D'Arcy Short
  • Chris Lynn
  • Jake Weatherald
  • Adam Hose
  • Jamie Overton
  • James Bazley
  • Harry Nielsen (Wk)
  • Wes Agar
  • David Payne
  • Cameron Boyce
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 Adelaide Strikers to win this match. They were brilliant under pressure in the previous match and have a batting line-up that is in fine form. That said, the Sixers are coming into this contest on the back of consecutive victories and we can expect a close encounter. 


Top Picks

Matthew Short: Known for his explosive brand of batting, Short has scored 363 runs in his last 10 matches at a strike rate of 163.50.

D’Arcy Short: Among the top-5 run-getters in the history of BBL, D’Arcy has scored 2772 runs in his career at an average of 37.45 and a strike rate of 132.63.

Daniel Hughes: Hughes was in good form for the Sixers in the last match as he scored 60 runs from 50 deliveries. 


SYD vs ADS Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: J Philippe

Batters: C Lynn, A Hose, D Hughes

All-rounders: M Short (C), M Henriques, D Short (VC), J Overton, T Curran

Bowlers: B Dwarshius, W Agar

SYD vs ADS Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction