Date: January 21, 2023
Time: 1:35 PM IST
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
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It’s time for the Sydney derby in the Big Bash League. Second in table Sydney Sixers will clash with Sydney Thunder on Saturday (January 21) at Sydney Cricket Ground. Both the teams have played 12 games in the competition but with eight wins Sydney Sixers are placed at second spot in the points table.
Meanwhile, Sydney Thunder have managed to win six games and lost as many games. They are currently at fourth spot in the points table.
Let’s look at the match prediction based on numbers and stats for the upcoming fixture.
Sydney Thunder is most likely to win the toss as they have been lucky twice in last four attempts.
Moises Henriques-led Sydney Sixers have been on a 4-match winning streak and will be favorites against inconsistent Sydney Thunder. Sixers’ Steven Smith smashed a brilliant ton in the last fixture against Adelaide Strikers. Jordan Silk and Daniel Christian too made blistering contribution in the game.
In terms of bowling, Todd Murphy and Ben Dwarshuis picked three wickets each while Steve O'Keefe bagged two. On the other hand, Thunder have been inconsistent, and they have not been able to continue their winning momentum. As per our prediction, Sydney Sixers is likely to win this match.
Average first inning score and predicted powerplay score
The surface at Sydney Cricket Ground has been a pretty balanced one till now in the competition. It has provided much-needed assistance to the batters and bowlers as well. As per our prediction 39-49 will be expected powerplay score, while 148-155 is likely to be first inning score.
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