The competition between Sydney Thunder and Hobart Hurricanes seems to have a big gap. Where Sydney Thunder are at the 2nd spot in the Big Bash League 2020-21 points table with 6 wins and 4 losses from their 10 matches of the league, Hobart Hurricanes are at the 7th spot in the League with 5 wins and 5 losses from their 10 matches. The next match between these 2 teams are set to happen on January 18, 2021.
Hobart Hurricanes seemed to have a slow start in the League which now leaves them with a neck to neck situation to up their position. The last game which was lost by Hurricanes against Stars made the competition more tough. Ben McDermott’s is leading with 277 runs. Hurricanes have regained their confidence and making a stand in the game. They have won 4 out of their last 6 clashes against Sydney Thunder. They have also won their last 3 Big bash fixtures at Perth.
Sydney Thunder have shown a consistent game this season. The second spot is not an easy task. A continuous quality performance has what kept them in the leads of the season. Captain Callum Ferguson has been leading them, scoring 243 runs this season. The younger player Tanveer Sangha has also been a great contribution to the team. He had an impressive performance with 13 wickets this season. Daniel Sams is unavailable to play as he is ruled out due to concussion. The impacted Sydney’s performance.
Looking at the previous performances, most of the teams have geared up to climb the spot ladder of the League. Most of the teams have been upgrading their performances from last few matches. Same can be seen in both the Hurricanes and Sydney team. Due the gap, the competition might lean towards Sydney, however, looking at the knock-outs, the predictions might fail. Hobart Hurricanes and Sydney Thunder, both are capable of going big with the bat. This is definitely a competition with plenty of runs to be put on the board.