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Match 30 of the Big Bash League, 2023/24 has Sydney Thunder taking on Perth Scorchers. The match will be played at the Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney on 8th January at 01:45 PM IST.

THU vs SCO (Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers), Match 30 - Match Information

Match: Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers, Match 30
Date: 8th January, 2024
Time: 01:45 PM IST
Venue: Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney

THU vs SCO (Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers), Match 30 Preview

Sydney Thunder have played 6 matches in the series and they are currently ranked sixth on the points table, while Perth Scorchers have played 5 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table.

Big Bash League, 2023/24 Points Table

The points table of Big Bash League, 2023/24. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
HEA 7 5 0 12 +1.671
SCO 5 4 0 9 +1.870
SIX 7 3 2 8 +0.109
STA 7 4 3 8 -1.140
HUR 6 3 3 6 -0.068
THU 6 1 4 3 -0.421
REN 8 1 6 3 -0.520
STR 6 1 4 3 -0.648

Both teams last played against each other in Match 39 of the Big Bash League, 2022/23 where Oliver Davies scored the highest fantasy points for Sydney Thunder with 76 match fantasy points while Andrew Tye topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Perth Scorchers with 105 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Sydney Thunder against Hobart Hurricanes, Hobart Hurricanes beat Sydney Thunder by 7 wickets. The top fantasy player for Sydney Thunder was Daniel Sams who scored 65 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Adelaide Strikers, Perth Scorchers beat Adelaide Strikers by 42 runs. The top fantasy player for Perth Scorchers was Lance Morris who scored 147 fantasy points.

THU vs SCO, Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 142 runs.

Weather Report for Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney

The temperature will hover around 24°C with 72% humidity. 1.18 m/s winds are expected. Cloudy weather is expected during the match, this may help pacers with movement.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 75% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

THU vs SCO, Head to Head

In the 17 matches played between these 2 teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

THU vs SCO Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Cameron Bancroft 5 196 39.2 0 0 21, 46, 30, 74, 25 -
Tom Kohler-Cadmore 5 102 20.4 0 0 0, 13, 36, 43, 10 -
Josh Inglis 5 119 23.8 0 0 26, 64, 17, 10, 2 -
  1. Cameron Timothy Bancroft

    Cameron Bancroft is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, Cameron Bancroft has scored 196 runs at an average of 39.2 per match.

  2. Tom Kohler-Cadmore

    Tom Kohler-Cadmore is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, Tom Kohler-Cadmore has scored 0, 13, 36, 43 and 10 runs averaging 20.4 per match.

  3. Joshua Patrick Inglis

    Josh Inglis can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.3. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, Josh Inglis has scored 119 runs averaging 23.8 per match.

THU vs SCO Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Jason Behrendorff 4 0 0 9 1.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 1, 4, 3
Andrew Tye 4 0 0 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 2, 0, 2, 1
Gurinder Sandhu 3 23 4.6 3 0.6 13, 0, 0, 10, 0 0, 0, 1, 0, 2
  1. Jason Paul Behrendorff

    Jason Behrendorff is a bowler with an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He bowls left-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 4 matches, this player has taken 9 wickets at an average of 1.8. Jason Behrendorff has a good record at this venue as in the last 4 matches he played here, he has taken 7 wickets.

  2. Andrew James Tye

    Andrew Tye is a bowler with an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the last 4 matches, Andrew Tye has taken 7 wickets at an average of 1.4. He has a good record at this venue as in the last 4 matches this player played here, he has taken 10 wickets.

  3. Gurinder Singh Sandhu

    Gurinder Sandhu is a bowler with an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Gurinder Sandhu is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the recent 3 matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6. This player has done very well against this opposition, taking 4, 0, 1, 1 and 0 wickets in recent matches.

THU vs SCO Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Aaron Hardie 4 176 35.2 1 0.2 34, 57, 0, 85, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Daniel Sams 3 26 5.2 10 2 25, 0, 0, 1, 0 0, 1, 5, 0, 4
Cooper Connolly 3 19 3.8 0 0 14, 0, 0, 0, 5 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Aaron Mark Hardie

    Aaron Hardie is an all-rounder with an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Aaron Hardie is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 4 matches, he has scored 176 runs at an average of 35.2 per match.

  2. Daniel Richard Sams

    Daniel Sams can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. Daniel Sams is a right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 25, 0, 0, 1 and 0 runs averaging 5.2 per match. This player also bowls decently, bowling left-arm fast-medium and in recent matches has taken 10 wickets at an average of 2 per match.

  3. Cooper Connolly

    Cooper Connolly is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. Cooper Connolly has an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 9 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 14, 0, 0, 0 and 5 runs at an average of 3.8 per match.

THU vs SCO Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Lance Morris 4 1 0.2 8 1.6 0, 1, 0, 0, 0 5, 0, 2, 1, 0
Laurie Evans 5 186 37.2 0 0 85, 24, 13, 44, 20 -
Daniel Sams 3 26 5.2 10 2 25, 0, 0, 1, 0 0, 1, 5, 0, 4
Josh Inglis 5 119 23.8 0 0 26, 64, 17, 10, 2 -
Chris Green 3 36 7.2 2 0.4 33, 0, 0, 3, 0 0, 0, 1, 0, 1
Nathan McAndrew 3 9 1.8 1 0.2 7, 0, 0, 2, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 0

The top point-getters for Sydney Thunder are Daniel Sams with 65 match fantasy points, Chris Green with 52 match fantasy points and Nathan McAndrew with 39 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Perth Scorchers are Lance Morris with 147 match fantasy points, Laurie Evans with 124 match fantasy points and Josh Inglis with 63 match fantasy points.

THU vs SCO Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Jason Behrendorff 4 0 0 9 1.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 1, 4, 3
Andrew Tye 4 0 0 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 2, 0, 2, 1
Aaron Hardie 4 176 35.2 1 0.2 34, 57, 0, 85, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Cameron Bancroft 5 196 39.2 0 0 21, 46, 30, 74, 25 -
Daniel Sams 3 26 5.2 10 2 25, 0, 0, 1, 0 0, 1, 5, 0, 4
  1. Jason Paul Behrendorff

    Jason Behrendorff is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Jason Behrendorff has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. He bowls left-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 4 matches, this player has taken 9 wickets at an average of 1.8. Jason Behrendorff has been very successful at this venue as in the last 4 matches he played here, he has taken 7 wickets.

  2. Andrew James Tye

    Andrew Tye is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.9. Andrew Tye is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 2, 2, 0, 2 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.4. This player has bowled well at this venue as in the last 4 matches Andrew Tye played here, he has taken 10 wickets.

  3. Aaron Mark Hardie

    Aaron Hardie is an all-rounder with an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 4 matches, this player has scored 176 runs at an average of 35.2 per match.

  4. Cameron Timothy Bancroft

    Cameron Bancroft can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Cameron Bancroft has an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 21, 46, 30, 74 and 25 runs averaging 39.2 per match.

  5. Daniel Richard Sams

    Daniel Sams is an all-rounder with an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Daniel Sams is a right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, he has scored 26 runs averaging 5.2 per match. This player can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling left-arm fast-medium and in the recent matches, he has taken 0, 1, 5, 0 and 4 wickets at an average of 2 per match.

THU vs SCO Squad Information

Perth Scorchers (SCO) Squad: Laurie Evans, Mitchell Marsh, Cameron Gannon, Sam Whiteman, Jason Behrendorff, Ashton Agar, Matthew Kelly, Andrew Tye, Stephen Eskinazi, Jhye Richardson, Josh Inglis, Zak Crawley, Aaron Hardie, Lance Morris, Sam Fanning, Nick Hobson, Cooper Connolly, Hamish McKenzie and Liam Haskett.

Sydney Thunder (THU) Squad: David Warner, Alex Ross, Alex Hales, Pat Cummins, Gurinder Sandhu, Cameron Bancroft, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Chris Green, Liam Hatcher, Nathan McAndrew, Jason Sangha, Matthew Gilkes, Daniel Sams, Oliver Davies, Tanveer Sangha, Zaman Khan, William Salzmann, Liam Doddrell, Blake Nikitaras, Toby Gray and Sam Konstas.

THU vs SCO Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Cameron Bancroft and Matthew Gilkes

Batters: Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Oliver Davies and Stephen Eskinazi

All-Rounders: Aaron Hardie, Cooper Connolly and Ashton Agar

Bowlers: Jason Behrendorff, Andrew Tye and Jhye Richardson

Captain: Aaron Hardie

Vice-Captain: Stephen Eskinazi

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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