Both the teams Sydney Thunders and Sixers are all-ready for their opening game of the KFC Big Bash League 2017-18. Both the teams have announced their 13-member squad ahead of their game and are set to register a win in the first match. While Thunders have signed four new players, Sixers have added Daniel Sams and Harry Conway as a replacement for Henry Thorton and Mitch Starc.
The opening match of the long-awaited tournament is scheduled to take place tomorrow at Sydney Showground Stadium. It is the home ground of Thunders. There won’t be anything much better than starting the tournament in front of the home crowd
It will be interesting to watch who takes an edge over the other. The Sydney Thunder Vs Sydney Sixers 1st match prediction and probable playing 11 is listed below.
Series- Big Bash League 2017-18
Venue- Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney
Date and Time- December 19, Tuesday; 02:15 PM
Sydney Showground Stadium is the home ground for Sydney Thunders. The wicket favors batsmen in the first innings. The ball comes easily on the bat while in the second half of the match pitch starts to provide aid to medium pacers.
Not many matches have been played on this ground.
Team winning toss has chosen to bat first in 3/4 matches
Moreover, the toss-winning team has only won one match here. Rest matches have been won by team bowling first.
Shane Watson (c), Fawad Ahmed, Jos Buttler, Andrew Fekete, Callum Ferguson, Aiden Blizzard, Ryan Gibson, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Mitch McClenaghan, Arjun Nair, Kurtis Patterson, Ben Rohrer
Moises Henriques(c), Sean Abbott, Sam Billings, Doug Bollinger, Johan Botha, Harry Conway, Daniel Hughes, Nic Maddinson, Peter Nevill, Stephen O’Keefe, Jason Roy, Daniel Sams, Jordan Silk
SYT Probable 11-
Shane Watson (c), Jos Buttler, Andrew Fekete, Callum Ferguson, Aiden Blizzard, Ryan Gibson, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Mitch McClenaghan, Kurtis Patterson, Ben Rohrer
SYS Probable 11-
Moises Henriques(c), Sean Abbott, Sam Billings, Doug Bollinger, Johan Botha, Daniel Hughes, Nic Maddinson/ Harry Conway, Peter Nevill, Stephen O’Keefe, Jason Roy, Daniel Sams
Please note: The SYT Vs SYS match preview listed here is based on our research and understanding. Please choose your own playing 11.
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