Big Bash League Predictions: Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers

Big Bash League Predictions: Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers

January 24, 2020, Perth Stadium, Perth

Perth Scorchers host Adelaide Strikers in a vital penultimate game of their Big Bash 2019-20 league stage on Friday.

Scorchers currently have 12 points from 12 games and need to win all their remaining 2 games as they look to see off the challenge from everyone below them in the table pushing for a place in the playoffs. They are coming on the back of a win over Sydney Thunder.

Meanwhile, Adelaide Strikers would like to win the game to continue their hunt for a 2nd place finish. They are coming on the back of 3rd back to back to win in the tournament.

Perth would be keen to avenge their 15-run loss suffered early in the tournament.

Perth Scorchers performance in Big Bash League:

Perth Scorchers are coming on the back of an 8-wicket win over Sydney Thunder.

Their openers – Josh Inglis and Liam Livingstone – scored half centuries and thumped Thunder bowlers all round the park to see them chase 154 in just 15.3 overs. They added 136 for the 1st wicket.

Chris Jordan had picked 3 wickets for them while most of the other bowlers were economical.

Jhye Richardson, Fawad Ahmed and Chris Jordan have all picked up 14 wickets each for Scorchers in BBL 2019-20.

Josh Inglis had scored 50 off 27 and Liam Livingstone added 69 off 26, hitting 7 sixes, when these 2 sides had last met.

Perth Scorchers predicted XI:

Mitchell Marsh (c), Chris Jordan, Kurtis Patterson, Cameron Bancroft, Fawad Ahmed, Matthew Kelly, Liam Livingstone, Jhye Richardson, Josh Inglis (wk), Cameron Green, Tim David

Adelaide Strikers performance in Big Bash League:

Strikers defeated Melbourne Strikers by 11 runs in their last game to take their winning streak to 3 games. Jonathan Wells scored half-century while Alex Carey played a crucial 33 runs knock before Peter Siddle picked up 4 wickets.

Rashid Khan has been consistent with the ball and has played few cameos with the bat as well. He will be the key for them.

Jake Weatherald had scored 83 off 47 and Alex Carey added 55 off 24 when these 2 sides had met the last time. Rashid Khan had picked 3 wickets in that game.

Adelaide Strikers predicted XI:

Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head (c), Jonathan Wells, Matthew Short, Alex Carey (wk), Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Billy Stanlake

Big Bash League Predictions: Perth Scorchers vs Adelaide Strikers

  1. Jake Weatherald had scored 83 runs off 47 balls, a knock that saw 10 fours, when these 2 sides had met for the first time this season. Rashid Khan had picked 3 wickets in that game.
  2. Perth Scorchers had an opening stand of 124 between Josh Inglis and Liam Livingstone when these 2 sides had last met.
  3. 381 runs were scored in 36 overs the last time these 2 met in BBL 2019-20.
  4. Scorchers have won 1 of their last 3 games.
  5. Strikers have won 4 of their last 5 games.
  6. Jhye Richardson, Fawad Ahmed and Chris Jordan have all picked up wickets each for Scorchers and are joined 6th in the wicket-takers chart.
  7. Rashid Khan is in the top wicket taker charts with 17 wickets. He is followed by teammate Peter Siddle – 16 wickets.
  8. Josh Inglis and Mitchell Marsh are in the top 8 run scorers with 382 and 367 runs respectively.
  9. Strikers’ Jonathan Wells features in top 5 run scorer. He has scored 406 runs.

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