The 2020/21 Big Bash League is getting more interesting to watch as the playoffs intensify with every passing game. The upcoming 47th Match of the League is scheduled to play between Hobart Hurricanes and Perth Scorchers on Friday, 22nd January 2021 at Docklands Stadium, Melbourne. There is no much difference in the points and latest performances of the two teams. Both earning six wins from their 11 matches so far, however, Hurricane is a point behind and wants to improve their net run rate. Sharing the team reviews below:
HOBART HURRICANES: HUR has displayed an average performance in the League. By winning six matches and losing five matches from the 11 matches played, they are currently sitting in 5th position on the points table with 23 points. In their recent match with Sydney Thunder, HUR won the match by the margin of six wickets. Scott Boland was the most successful bowler to pick four wickets in four overs. Apart from that, the bowling unit was not impressive. HUR won the match because of the outstanding performance of their batting department. The openers were unable to perform and HUR lost both openers on a total of four runs. The middle-order picked it up. Ben McDermott scored 96 runs becoming the most successful and highest run-scorer. Dawid Malan scored 42 runs. This win was HUR’s first victory in four matches and they hope to leave the poor run of form behind.
Top Players to Watch: Ben McDermott, Dawid Malan, and Scott Boland.
PERTH SCORCHERS: SCO is currently the second-best performing team in the League securing a second position and 24 points. They won six matches and lost four from ee matches played. One match ended with no result. SCO is entering the match with HUR after a massive win over Brisbane Heat in their previous match by the margin of 59 runs. Their batting team was outstanding with Colin Munro scoring 82 runs and becoming the highest run-scorer. Josh Inglis scored 25 runs. Their bowling team performed extremely well too. Fawad Ahmed emerging as the highest wicket-taker picked three wickets. Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, and Jason Behrendorff picked two wickets each, and Liam Livingstone had one wicket.
Top Players to Watch: Colin Munro, Fawad Ahmed, and Jhye Richardson.
PREDICTION: SCO is proving to be a stronger team than HUR. The bowling team of SCO is in a good form and this team has already beaten Hobart Hurricanes in this tournament with an impressive margin of nine wickets. Looking at the previous performances of both the teams, SCO has better chances of winning this match. Even their head to head have an equal number of wins for both, the current form of SCO seems to be in a better form.
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