Date: January 20, 2023
Time: 11:00 PM IST
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Table-topper Perth Scorchers will play hot-and-cold Adelaide Strikers in the 48th match of the ongoing Big Bash League. Scorchers' Aaron Hardie batted brilliantly in the previous game against Hobart Hurricanes to ensure comprehensive 7-wicket win, while Adelaide Strikers were left clueless against Sydney Sixers as the latter suffered 59-run defeat. Looking at past performances, Perth Scorchers seems to have an edge over Adelaide Strikers but ahead of the match let's look at the match prediction based on numbers and stats.
Although Adelaide Strikers have failed to extract results in their favour, the side has won the toss thrice in last five attempts. As per prediction, Adelaide Strikers is likely to win the toss in upcoming fixture.
There is little doubt over Perth Scorchers being favorite in the game against Adelaide Strikers. Scorchers have been in tremendous form throughout the season as they have won nine games and lost only three. After Andrew Tye and Lance Morris restricted Hurricanes for 146 in first innings, Aaron Hardie scored brilliant 90 off 60 deliveries to confirm comfortable win in the game.
Meanwhile, Adelaide Strikers leaked 203 runs against Sydney Sixers followed by massive batting collapse in the 2nd innings. According to our prediction, Perth Scorchers are likely to win the game.
Predicted powerplay score and average first innings total
The surface at Adelaide Oval provides equal opportunity to batters and bowlers and we can expect a good contest between bat and ball. 45-53 should be the predicted powerplay score, while 165-175 will be likely first innings score.
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