|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Sydney Sixers
||vs|| Sydney Thunder
ScheduleThursday, 22 January 2015 at 08:40 GMT / 08:40 UK / 14:10 IST
VenueSydney Cricket Ground
One of the top four teams of the Big Bash League, 2014-15, Sydney Sixers, will try to grasp two more points from their last pool match which will be played against Sydney Thunder. The first lost their previous game vs. Adelaide Strikers by 23 runs but still managed to maintain their fourth position on the table. They took part in seven matches, won four, surrendered three and keeps a run rate of -0.023. Sydney Thunder faced another defeat of the event when they were outplayed by Melbourne Stars by a big margin of eight wickets. They have attained five points from seven outings with just two victories and are out of the semi-final spot already.
Jordan Silk was the top scorer for Sydney Sixers against Adelaide Strikers with 67 and none other batsman could reach the twenty runs mark. Nic Maddinson, Michael Lumb, Riki Wessels and Moises Henriques have scored plenty of runs in the tournament. Brett Lee has announced to hang his shoes after the conclusion of Big Bash League, 2014-15 and has grabbed most wickets for his side. Doug Bollinger, Moises Henriques and Sean Abbott are sharing the responsibility of keeping the rival batsmen quite.
Aiden Blizzard along with Andrew McDonald managed to score 45 and 23 runs for Sydney Thunder vs. Melbourne Stars whereas rest of their batting line up crumbled without any resistance. Jacques Kallis is the supreme all-rounder and Daniel Hughes have battled with some responsibility but they need support from their top order batsmen. Their supreme bowler, Gurinder Sandhu has been called by the national selectors and the remaining bowling revolves around Nathan Huritz, Kallis, Dirk Nannes and Josh Lalor.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 @ 08:40 GMT, 19:40 local at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Prediction of rain with the temperatures around 21-28ᵒC.
The captains of either side will go for chase after winning the toss.
The wicket will be equally good for the batsmen and bowlers since both teams have played quite a few games at that venue.
Sydney Sixers – Moises Henriques (C), Michael Lumb, Nic Maddinson, Riki Wessels, Jordan Silk, Ryan Carters, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Nathan Lyon, Brett Lee, Doug Bollinger.
Sydney Thunder – Chris Hartley (C), Jason Roy, Jacques Kallis, Daniel Hughes, Aiden Blizzard, Andrew McDonald, Ahillen Beadle, Nathan Hauritz, Josh Lalor, Chris Tremain, Dirk Nannes.
Sydney Sixers will grasp the encounter.