|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Sydney Sixers
||vs|| Adelaide Strikers
ScheduleWednesday, 14 January 2015 at 08:40 GMT / 08:40 UK / 14:10 IST
VenueSydney Cricket Ground
Sydney Sixers continued climbing the points table of the Big Bash League, 2014-15, while clinching their previous game vs. Brisbane Heat by a hefty margin of six wickets. They have played six matches, won four, lost two and are placed on the third spot with eight points at a net run rate of +0.012. Adelaide Strikers appeared in the last encounter against Sydney Thunder but that could not be completed due to rain and both sides shared one point each. The former gathered nine points from six games, hold the second place and will be in the park to take over Sydney Sixers next in search of two points.
Sydney Sixers were handed over a target of 148 by Brisbane Heat and they managed to reach it on the final ball of the 20th over. Ryan Carters was the top scorer with 30 while Nic Maddinson, Michael Lumb, Riki Wessels and Moises Henriques are batting well. Brett Lee has taken nine wickets in the event and getting a healthy support from Doug Bollinger, Moises Henriques and Sean Abbott.
Tim Ludeman has scored over two hundred runs for Adelaide Strikers in the tournament whereas Craig Simmons, Travis Head, Jono Dean and Ryan ten Doeschate are accomplished batsmen. The bowling department is being looked after by Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Ben Laughlin, Johan Botha and Shaun Tait.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 @ 08:40 GMT, 19:40 local at Sydney Cricket Ground.
A clear blue sky during the day with the temperatures around 20-33ᵒC.
The skippers of both sides have preferred to field first after winning the toss.
The wicket assisted the batsmen in the first game on December 19th but the bowlers enjoyed most in the second one ten days later.
Sydney Sixers – Moises Henriques (C), Michael Lumb, Nic Maddinson, Riki Wessels, Jordan Silk, Ryan Carters, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Simon Keen, Brett Lee, Doug Bollinger.
Adelaide Strikers – Johan Botha (C), Craig Simmons, Tim Ludeman, Jono Dean, Travis Head, Ryan ten Doeschate, Kane Richardson, Alex Ross, Adam Zampa, Ben Laughlin, Shaun Tait.
Sydney Sixers look like the possible winners at their home ground.