|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Adelaide Strikers
||vs|| Perth Scorchers
ScheduleTuesday, 6 January 2015 at 08:10 GMT / 08:10 UK / 13:40 IST
All eight participating teams in the ongoing Big Bash League, 2014-15, have played four games each and have occupied different spots on the points table. Adelaide Strikers are currently heading it with eight points while grabbing all four matches, Perth Scorchers managed to win two games and have attained four points. The tournament is still wide open and any unit can make it to the semi-finals and final stage with complete dedication. Adelaide Strikers and Perth Scorchers will face each other in their fifth encounter and both of them will anticipate clinching two more points.
Travis Head demonstrated an unbeaten match winning knock of 57 for Adelaide Strikers against Brisbane Heat and Alex Ross contributed valuable 36 runs. Tim Ludeman is still their highest run maker in the event while Craig Simmons and Jono Dean have played useful innings. Ben Laughlin, Kane Richardson, Adam Zimpa and Johan Botha have bowled exceptionally in the last four games.
Michael Carberry along with Ashton Agar secured their end with 69 and 31 for Perth Scorchers in the last game vs. Sydney Thunder who won the match in the end. Michael Klinger and Marcus Harris are their competent batsmen while their bowling department is guarded by Jason Behrendorff, Andrew Tyre, Yasir Arafat and Ashton Agar.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 @ 08:10 GMT, 18:40 local at Adelaide Oval.
A warm weather with bright sunshine during the day with the temperatures around 27-38ᵒC.
Adelaide Strikers will opt to chase and Perth Scorchers will prefer to bat as per their current record.
Adelaide Strikers batsmen have scored a lot of runs at this strip in the previous two matches while their bowlers have also enjoyed bowling with positive results.
Adelaide Strikers – Johan Botha (C), Craig Simmons, Tim Ludeman, Jono Dean, Travis Head, Kieron Pollard, Kane Richardson, Alex Ross, Adam Zampa, Ben Laughlin, Trent Lawford.
Perth Scorchers – Adam Voges (C), Michael Carberry, Marcus Harris, Michael Klinger, Ashton Turner, Ashton Agar, Sam Whiteman, Andrew Tye, Yasir Arafat, Jason Behrendorff, Matt Dixon.
Adelaide Strikers will maintain their top position by winning the coming game.