BBL: THU Vs STR Adelaide Strikers 159/6, beat Sydney Thunder (153/7) by six runs.

THU Vs STR Dream11 Team Sydney Thunder Vs Adelaide Strikers Big Bash League 2020-21 Dream 11 Team Picks, Pitch Report, Probable Playing 11 And Match Overview, 

Adelaide Strikers 159/6, beat Sydney Thunder (153/7) by six runs. The Strikers hang on by six runs and keep themselves right in the playoff mix. They claim all four points. The Thunder made a mess of that chase after cruising through the first nine overs. Siddle bowled magnificently delivering 16 dots and taking 2 for 22.

For Sydney Thunder, the foregone win against the league leaders was the defining moment of the club’s season. Not only did it see the club avenge its previous defeat to the Sixers but also saw them lay claim to the city.

What that result also did was propel the club right into the top 4 of the points tally. Taking the club as high as 3rd place, the team now has a shout at first place today with a win seeing them displace the Sixers from the revered spot.

With wind in their sails and momentum coursing through their veins, the club will come out looking to make it two wins on the bounce.

BBL – THU Vs STR – Probable Winner

The Strikers will not just roll over and allow the Thunder to ease past them. We have a tasty fixture awaiting us, a humdinger we envision just about swinging in the Thunder’s favour.

BBL – THU Vs STR – Pitch Conditions And Toss

A wicket which has something in it for everyone, the team winning the toss is bound to bat first with the spinners flourishing in the second part.

BBL – THU Vs STR – Weather

An afternoon tie means elevated temperatures with a hot day of cricket awaiting us out in the middle.

BBL – THU Vs STR – Chasing Side’s Record

Win: 3 Lost: 3

BBL – THU Vs STR – Average First Innings Score


BBL – THU Vs STR – Probable Playing 11

Sydney Thunder

Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson (C), Oliver Davies, Sam Billings (WK), Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Brendan Doggett, Tanveer Sangha

Adelaide Strikers

Alex Carey (WK), Jake Weatherlad, Travis Head (C), Phil Salt, Matt Renshaw, Ryan Gibson, Michael Neser, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Liam O’Connor, Peter Siddle

Match Details – BBL – THU Vs STR 

Big Bash League 2020-21

Match: Thunder Vs Strikers

Date And Time: 24th January, Sunday- 10:35am IST

Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Telecast: Sony Six/HD, SonyLIV


One player who is veering the Strikers towards the top four is Alex Carey. He went on a rampage the last time around, blasting his way to a sensational 101 match winning knock for the side.

Thunder on the other hand see Sam Billings grace our side after he opened his arms to stroke a fine 33 run knock.


As ever, the side’s top scorer, Alex Hales once again features for us. We also have Callum Ferguson make his presence felt from the club owing to his staggering 42 run innings the last time around.

Adelaide will see Philip Salt feature for us after his boundary filled 26 run effort for the club the last time around.


Despite only playing his first match of the season the last time around, Travis Head looked at home. His 25 runs alluded to his expertise, an effort which makes him our pick from the home side.

Sydney will see the versatile Ben Cutting earn a place in our framework after his gripping showing of 33 runs and a wicket.

Bowling Order

For the Strikers, speedster Peter Siddle couldn’t have returned at a better time. His impact on the club’s bowling unit was telling with him snatching a three wicket haul upon his return.

Wes Agar moved in nicely next to him, snagging a man of the match four wicket haul for the side. Thunder will meanwhile see the reliable Tanveer Sangha once again feature for us after his couple of wickets in the foregone matchup.

Nathan McAndrew completes the set of picks from the club.

BBL – THU Vs STR – Captain And Vice-Captain

Thunder Bat First: His 110 run effort the last match makes Hales our captain while Carey is the vice-captain.

Strikers Bat First: The same names will be inducted here as well.

BBL – THU Vs STR – Dream11 Team

Sam, Carey, Hales, Callum, Salt, Cutting, Head, Agar, Sangha, Siddle, Nathan

BBL – THU Vs STR – Dream11 Team Disclaimer

The veracity of our selections and team is based on earnest analysis of the league, matches and playing 11s. We implore you to forage your team by your own accord with these facets helping spur your decision making.