Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder will face each other in the very first match of the Big Bash League 2015-16 on Thursday, 17 December 2015 at Sydney Showground Stadium. This will be the high score match as both teams have quality batsman in their squad and for sure they will make positive impact on today match live score and audience will enjoy today match ball by ball.
Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder Today Match Team News and Preview
This time Sydney Sixers comes with some new talent along with their experience players to give tough time to their opponents and perform better than the last year’s final match defeat to the Scorchers. They have South African veteran Johan Botha, one of the most frugal bowlers the BBL has seen will resist the today match live score, while fringe Test seamer Jackson Bird joins the magenta men from the Stars. Even with the retirement of Brett Lee and injuries to superstars Mitchell Starc and Steve Smith, the Sixers possess enough quality and T20 experience, particularly in their bowling ranks, to rival any other side in the competition.
In the previous season of Big Bash, Only Michael Klinger and Kevin Pietersen have to manage score runs as their team expect them to make today cricket match live score big enough to chase. the 23-year-old from Nowra, and only a few players bettered his phenomenal strike-rate of 147.15. For six appeal none compare, with his haul of 16 from BBL04 comfortably ahead of the next best (Strikers keeper Tim Ludeman with 11). Maddinson will know that a similar return this time to keep resisting the today match live score around should see him snag a spot in Australia’s squad for the World T20 in India next March.
Another talent comes in with shining future Jordan Silk who displayed amazing performance last summer will goes high in today match live score. In a match when team home needs 54 runs from the last three overs – Silk proved with his match-winning 69 from 43 against cross-town rivals Sydney Thunder last January. That knock elevated him into the competition’s top five run-scorers in today match live score and Silk is also smooth in the field.
On other hand Sydney Thunders will start this season of BBL with addition of top class t20 players in their Big Bash team squad, there are Shane Watson, Andre Russell and Clint McKay to play big shots and give a boost to today match live score. Losing speedster Pat Cummins (back injury) is a blow but the return of veterans Michael Hussey and Jacques Kallis, combined with the hitting of Watson and Russell, gives the Thunder’s batting lineup genuine power to update today match live score.
Their old and gold player Michael Hussey, also make his appearance in this BBL05 even if he has cracked 40, though this tournament will be his last as Mr Cricket ups stumps on a storied career, two years after signing off at international level. With a blistering 96 off 60 last year against the Heat (when he combined with fellow legend Kallis in a batting masterclass) Hussey showed he can still manage to play big innings and overcome the today match live score and tear an attack to pieces when needed. Expect at least one more show-stopping innings before he signs off, with few able to match his cool head in a tight run chase over the years.
Their x-factor player is all rounder Andre Russell with his handy fast-medium bowling, devastating hitting with bat to rising the today match live score and firecracker fielding make him one to watch whenever he gets near a cricket field. With 733 T20 runs (12th in the world) and 43 wickets (fourth in the world) already to his name in 2015, Russell is in high demand across the globe for a reason.
Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder Today Match Team Squad
Sydney Sixers Big Bash Team Squad: Sean Abbott, Doug Bollinger, Ryan Carters (wk), Soumil Chhibber, Ed Cowan, Ben Dwarshuis, Brad Haddin (c), Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Ming Li, Nathan Lyon, Nic Maddinson, Stephen O’Keefe, Jordan Silk, Jackson Bird, Johan Botha, Mickey Edwards, Michael Lumb, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc.
Sydney Thunder Big Bash Team Squad: Jacques Kallis, Patrick Cummins, Mike Hussey (c), Aiden Blizzard, Andrew McDonald, Jake Doran, Jonte Pattison, Ahillen Beadle, Chris Hartley (wk), Fawad Ahmed, Shane Watson, Usman Khawaja, Kurtis Patterson, Ben Rohrer, Gurinder Sandhu, Andre Russell, Alister McDermott, Clint Mckay
Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder Big Bash Today Match Prediction
Who Will Win Today Toss Prediction: Sydney Thunder will win the toss and ball first.
Who Will Win Today Match Prediction: Sydney Thunder will win the match.