|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Sydney Thunder
||vs|| Sydney Sixers
ScheduleSaturday, 27 December 2014 at 08:10 GMT / 08:10 UK / 13:40 IST
VenueStadium Australia, Sydney
Sydney Thunder got off to a breezy beginning of the Big Bash League, 2014-15 while beating Brisbane Heat by a margin of 56 runs and gathered two points. Sydney Sixers won their second game of the event by defeating Hobart Hurricanes with a hefty margin of seven wickets and have accumulated four points. Both winning teams of Sydney will be face to face in their next encounter which might end up as a thriller.
The skipper of Sydney Thunder, Michael Hussey, along with the seasoned all-rounder, Jacques Kallis, blasted 160 of 16.6 overs for the first wicket against Brisbane Heat. The former powered 96 off just 60 balls with 7 towering sixes and 6 fours while the latter remained unbeaten for 97 from 55 mere deliveries comprising 6 lofty sixes and 7 well timed fours. Eoin Morgan, Aiden Blizzard and Chris Hartley are formidable middle order batsmen with a healthy previous record. Gurinder Sandhu and Andrew McDonald were the supreme bowlers with three wickets each, Pat Cummins held two while Kallis and Dirk Nannes provided them required assistance.
Michael Lumb, Nic Maddinson, Moises Henriques, Jordan Silk and Riki Wessels contributed enough runs which enabled Sydney Sixers to grasp a win vs. Hobart Hurricanes. Brett Lee sparkled with three wickets, Moises Henriques got two whereas Sean Abbott, Doug Bollinger and Ben Dwarshuis are bowling smartly.
Saturday, December 27, 2014 @ 08:10 GMT, 19:10 local at Stadium Australia, Sydney.
A reasonable weather for the game with the temperatures around 19-23ᵒC.
The winner will prefer to chase the given target.
The batsmen of Sydney Thunder enjoyed batting in the previous game at this park and their bowlers proved lethal so it will be an equally nice strip for the balanced sides.
Sydney Thunder – Michael Hussey (C), Jacques Kallis, Eoin Morgan, Kurtis Patterson, Nathan Hauritz, Aiden Blizzard, Chris Hartley, Pat Cummins, Andrew McDonald, Gurinder Sandhu, Dirk Nannes.
Sydney Sixers – Michael Lumb, Nic Maddinson, Riki Wessels, Moises Henriques, Jordan Silk, Ryan Carters, Sean Abbott, Luke Doran, Ben Dwarshuis, Brett Lee, Doug Bollinger.
Sydney Thunder will be the possible winner in the coming game.