Adelaide Strikers are set to host the bottom-placed Perth Scorchers for their last league game in the Big Bash League 2018-19. Though both the sides are out of contention for the playoffs, they would be aiming to end their campaign on a high. This match will be the second instance when these two teams will face other. Perth Scorchers won that previous encounter by seven wickets.
The defending champions, Adelaide Strikers have had a torrid season so far. They are currently placed at the seventh spot in the league table with 10 points to their name. The Strikers have managed to win five games and lost eight in their 13 league games. The home side lost their last match against Brisbane Heat by six wickets. The reigning champions must be eager to finish their camping on a winning note.
Perth Scorchers have had a horrible campaign so far this season, and they are languishing at the bottom of the table. The Scorchers could only manage to win three games this season while they lost nine league games in their 13 outings. However, they emerged victorious in their last match against Melbourne Stars by 27 runs. Perth Scorchers would be eyeing to end this forgettable season on a high.
Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019
Time: 09:30 AM IST
Venue: Adelaide Oval
League: Big Bash League 2018-19
Live Telecast: Sony Network
Online Streaming: Sonyliv.com
Venue Stats for T20s
Total matches- 4
Matches won batting first- 2
Matches won bowling first- 2
Average 1st Inns scores- 169
Average 2nd Inns scores- 150
Highest total recorded- 188/3 (20 Ov) by IND vs AUS
Lowest total recorded- 146/10 (18 Ov) by SL vs AUS
Highest score chased- 158/9 (20 Ov) by Eng vs AUS
Lowest score defended- 188/3 (20 Ov) by IND vs AUS
Mitch Marsh (C), Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner (VC), Clint Hinchliffe, Michael Klinger, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Nick Hobson, Josh Inglis, Matt Kelly, Sean Terry, Liam Guthrie, Andrew Tye
Travis Head (c), Wes Agar, Alex Carey (wk), Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Michael Neser, Harry Nielsen, Liam O’Connor, Peter Siddle, Billy Stanlake, Cameron Valente, Jake Weatherald, Jon Wells
Probable Playing XI
Perth Scorchers: C Bancroft, Michael Klinger, Josh Inglis, Ashton Turner, M Marsh, Matt Kelly, Nick Hobson, Clint Hinchliffe, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff
Adelaide Strikers: Alex Carey, Travis Head (c), Jonathan Wells, Jake Weatherald, Wes Agar, Cameron Valente, Michael Neser, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, P Siddle, Billy StanlakePublished 08 Feb 2019, 17:07 IST