Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers: Sydney Sixers will take on Adelaide Strikers in the Challenger match of the BBL 2021-22 on 26th January at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Sydney Sixers made their way in the playoffs of the BBL 2021-22 after finishing second in the points table with nine wins from 14 games. However, they suffered a 48-run defeat against arch-rivals Perth Scorchers to book their Challenger clash against Adelaide Strikers. They will now aim to be at their best and make their way into the finals in order to defend their title.
On the other hand, Adelaide Strikers finished fourth in the points table, winning six and losing games. They overcame two barriers to make their way in this Challenger match. Firstly, they defeated Hobart Hurricanes in the Eliminator followed by a six-run win over Sydney Thunder in the Knockout which extended their winning run to six consecutive games.
Match: Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers, Challenger
Date and Time: January 26th, 2022, 1:55 PM IST
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers Head to Head
Sydney Sixers and Adelaide Strikers have been up against each other on 16 occasions in BBL with the former leading the records. The Adelaide Strikers have managed to win six games whereas Sydney Sixers have grabbed 10 victories. They last met each other in January 2022 when Adelaide Strikers came out on top with an eight-wicket win.
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers Pitch Report
The wicket at SCG is a balanced and sporting one. It offers assistance to both aspects of the game equally A total of 170 could prove to be a challenging one for the chasing team.
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers Weather Report
The weather in Melbourne is predicted to be partly cloudy on 26th January. There are 10% chances of precipitation with the humidity being around 62% and wind speed at around 21 kmph. The temperature at the venue might hover around 24 degrees celsius.
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers Probable Playing XI
Josh Philippe(wk), Justin Avendano, Moises Henriques(c), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Sean Abbott, Hayden Kerr, Nicholas Bertus, Ben Dwarshuis, Nathan Lyon, Steve OKeefe
Matthew Short, Alex Carey(wk), Ian Cockbain, Travis Head, Jonathan Wells, Matt Renshaw, Thomas Kelly, Henry Thornton, Peter Siddle(c), Harry Conway, Fawad Ahmed
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers D11 Team
Alex Carey(C), Moises Henriques(VC), Ian Cockbain, Jonathan Wells, Travis Head, Daniel Christian, Sean Abbott, Matthew Short, Peter Siddle, Hayden Kerr, Ben Dwarshius
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers Prediction
Adelaide Strikers are on a six-game winning streak, which will be a major boost for them coming into this game. However, you cannot rule out a side like Sydney Sixers in a playoff match given their experience and tenacity. We are backing Adelaide Strikers to extend their winning run and qualify for the finals.
Sydney Sixers vs Adelaide Strikers Live Stream
The match between Sydney Sixers and Adelaide Strikers will be streamed live in India on the Sony Sports Network, Sony LIV, and Jio TV.