STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Adelaide Strikers would go against Hobart Hurricanes (STR vs HUR) in the eliminator of BBL 2021-22 at MCG, Melbourne on 21st January. It is a must-win game and the losing side will be eliminated. Both the teams have had mixed seasons and they were able to get through to the playoffs by a minimal margin. It will be exciting to see who puts their right foot forward to go one step closer to the glory.
With 6 wins in 14 games, Strikers reached the playoffs with 28 points. Their campaign has been a roller coaster ride snd eventually they clung onto the 4th spot. The team is led by Peter Siddle who has been a terrific skipper. He would aim to take his team to the next game with a victory against Hurricanes at Melbourne. However, they are suffering a major blow with Rashid Khan missing out as he is participating in International cricket for Afghanistan.
Probable playing XI: Matt Renshaw, Henry Hunt, Ian Cockbain, Jonathan Wells, Jake Weatherald, Thomas Kelly, Harry Nielsen (wk), Henry Thornton, Peter Siddle (c), Harry Conway, Fawad Ahmed
With a close win in their penultimate encounter against Melbourne Renegades, Hurricanes find themselves playing the eliminator. They finished at the 5th spot on the points table with 27 points by winning 7 out of 14 games. Hurricanes’ skipper Matthew Wade would be looking to pull off the same magic that took Australia to the T20 World Cup Final in 2021 where Wade played a match-winning innings in Semin Final against Pakistan.
Probable Playing XI: Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott (wk), Matthew Wade (c), D’Arcy Short, Peter Handscomb, Tim David, Mitchell Owen, Josh Kann, Wil Parker, Sandeep Lamichhane, Jordan Thompson
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Match: Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes, Eliminator- Big Bash League 2021-22
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Date: 21st January 2022, 01:45 PM IST
Telecast: Sony Sports Network & SonyLIV
Going with the trend, it is expected to be a batting paradise and bowlers will find it extremely difficult. With a rising temperature and it is a night game, Batting second would be ideal. Anything above 200 can be called a par score here.
STR vs HUR Injury Updates
No injury updates from any of the two sides.
STR vs HUR Dream11 Key players
JW Wells: With 409 runs in this tournament at an average of 34, Wells is the highest run-getter for Strikers. His form can be crucial for Strikers in the do or die game as well. With pitch assisting the batters, Wells’ technique can help him earn valuable Fantasy points.
Matt Renshaw: A popular name in Australian cricket, Renshaw opens the batting for Strikers. He will be getting a chance to play the most number of balls at this batting-friendly surface and that gives him a chance of getting high Fantasy points as well. He has scored 248 runs in this tournament at a strike rate of 130.
Peter Siddle: The skipper of the side and the most valuable bowler, Peter Siddle will bear the pressure of this important game. The team will rely on their experienced player to get the glory he has provided throughout the tournament. He is the highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 23 wickets under his belt.
Matthew Wade: Considering the importance of the game, we can expect Wade, the most experienced player on the side to play an important knock. Till now, he has scored 318 runs in 12 games and his knockout luck that helped Australia in T20 World Cup can be crucial for Hurricanes as well.
Ben McDermott: The highest run-getter of the season, McDermott is in form of his life. He opens the batting for Hobart and his purple patch can exploit the conditions in Melbourne. He has scored 571 runs this season for the Hurricanes.
TS Rogers: TS Rogers has been the pick of the bowlers for Hurricanes this season. He has 18 wickets in 12 matches this season. With him bowling in slog overs, his chances of picking wickets increase by a fair margin. Rogers can be a wise choice to pick your fantasy XI.
STR vs HUR Dream11 Grand League Captain & Vice-Captain
- TS Rogers
- TH David
- M Renshaw
STR vs HUR Dream11 Small League Captain & Vice-Captain
- B McDermott
- M Wade
- P Siddle
- Carey(High chances of playing)
- Head(High chances of playing)
STR vs HUR Dream11 Match Prediction
Adelaide Strikers finished at a higher rank with lesser margins in defeats and major losses of Hurricanes. However, Hobart has won more games and that js what is important in this knockout game. We predict Hurricanes’ victory with the brilliant form of their batters. Hence, 6 players from Hurricanes cut our Fantasy XI.
STR vs HUR Grand League Tips
Pick top-order batters in your line-up as the pitch will stay true and batting will be quite easy.
Pacers are expected to cut short the runs and pick wickets, spinners are expected to get less assistance.
You batters with higher strikers like T David as captain of your team in a small league. Reliable batters like M Wade and B McDermott can be trusted for Grand League.
STR vs HUR Dream11 Team
Wicket Keeper- Matthew Wade, B McDermott
Batters- T David, C Jewell, I Cockbain, J Wells
All-rounders- M Renshaw, Darcy Short
Bowlers- P Siddle, H Conway, T RogersTips4FantasySports-Telegram
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.