Sydney Sixers will face Adelaide Strikers in the 45th match of the BBL 2022/23 on Tuesday. Sydney Sixers have almost sealed their play-off spot and will be fighting to finish at the top of the standings. Adelaide Strikers are out of touch at the moment with back-to-back losses against Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars.
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers, Match 45
Venue: International Sports Stadium, Coffs Harbour
Date & Time: January 17th, at 1:45 PM IST and 7:15 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
What is the pitch report for SIX vs STR, BBL 2022/23, Match 45?
The boundaries are not that big compared to other venues in Australia. We can expect a high-scoring contest as the conditions favor the batters more having said spinners will be effective here. Bowling first is a good option.
— Sydney Sixers (@SixersBBL) January 15, 2023
Sydney Sixers: Won Won Won NR Lost
Adelaide Strikers: Lost Lost Won Won Lost
SIX vs STR, BBL 2022/23, Match 45 Probable Winners:
Sydney Sixers are expected to win this match.
What is the expected, Probable Playing XIs for SIX vs STR, BBL 2022/23, Match 45?
Josh Philippe (wk), Steven Smith, Kurtis Patterson, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Dan Christian, Hayden Kerr, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott, Nathan Lyon, Steve O’Keefe
Travis Head (c), Matthew Short, Henry Hunt, Alex Carey (wk), Adam Hose, Colin de Grandhomme, Benjamin Manenti, Cameron Boyce, Wes Agar, Harry Conway, Henry Thornton / Jordan Buckingham
Peter Siddle has back issues which leave him out of this match.
What are the Top Picks, players for Dream11, My11circle and MPL for SIX vs STR, BBL 2022/23, Match 45?
Top Pick – Batter
Steven Smith in his first game of the season for Sydney Sixers scored 36 runs against Perth Scorchers which turned out to be a valuable one. He has different ways of scoring runs which are required in this format of the game.
Top Pick – All-Rounder
Matthew Short is setting his standards high from match to match. So far in this BBL, he has amassed 418 runs at an average of 41.8 and picked up 9 wickets.
Top Pick – Bowler
Wes Agar is dealing in wickets for Adelaide Strikers. In 10 matches, he has scalped 15 wickets with the best figures of 4 for 6.
Top Pick – Wicketkeeper
Josh Philippe became the 3rd player to score more than 200 runs for Sydney Sixers in this BBL. In 10 innings, he has scored 230 runs at an average of 23 which includes 2 half-centuries.
Travis Head got out in the 2nd ball he faced against Brisbane Heat for just one run. We know he is a class player and is expected to make a mark in this game.
— Adelaide Strikers (@StrikersBBL) January 16, 2023
What are the fantasy suggested teams for SIX vs STR, BBL 2022/23, Match 45?
1. Alex Carey, Josh Philippe (vc), Steven Smith, Jordan Silk, Adam Hose, Sean Abbott, Travis Head (c), Matthew Short, Cameron Boyce, Ben Dwarshuis, Wes Agar
2. Alex Carey (vc), Moises Henriques, Steven Smith, Adam Hose, Colin de Grandhomme, Sean Abbott, Matthew Short (c), Hayden Kerr, Steve O’Keefe, Ben Dwarshuis, Wes Agar
Sydney Sixers are in a commendable position at the moment with 3 consecutive wins in their last 3 matches. Boosted with the presence of Aussie Stars Steven Smith and Nathan Lyon, they had the better of Perth Scorchers at home by 6 runs. Hayden Kerr successfully defended 16 runs giving away only 8 runs in the final over of the match. Josh Philippe is back to his best of forms with an important half-century against Scorchers. It was Sean Abbott’s brilliant spell of bowling that steal the game for them. Overall with 7 wins, 3 losses, and no result, they are at the 2nd spot in the standings with 15 points.
Despite having Travis Head and Alex Carey in their line-up Adelaide Strikers failed to chase 154 runs against Brisbane Heat and lost the match by 17 runs. Chris Lynn has linked up with ILT20 and will miss the rest of the tournament for them. Peter Siddle has injury concerns and is rested for this match. Jordan Buckingham has been named in the squad for the first time. One win can level up their confidence. With 5 wins and 6 losses, they are placed in the 4th spot in the standings with 10 points.