The Hobart Hurricanes will lock horns against the Adelaide Strikers in match 5 of BBL 2020-21.
Ahead of the match we bring you all the fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top fantasy picks and much more.
Match Timings: 8: 40 am (IST)
Venue: Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Hobart Hurricanes started the season in style and registered a convincing win over the defending champions. They will be again playing at their home ground and will be keen to make it back to back wins in BBL 2020-21.
On the other hand, it will be the first match of the season for Adelaide Strikers. The strikers always posses a strong unit and will be eager to kick off their campaign with a solid win.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 13
Adelaide Strikers Won: 8
Hobart Hurricanes Won: 5
The weather is supposed to be bright and sunny for the afternoon match at the picturesque Blundstone arena in Hobart.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings total is expected to be between 170-180 runs
Injury and Availability News
The great news is that there are no injury concerns for both the sides and they are expected to field their strongest XI.
Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers- Fantasy Tips
Hobart Hurricanes: D ‘Arcy Short, Will Jacks, Colin Ingram, Peter Handscomb(w/c), Macalister Wright, Tim David, James Faulkner, Johan Botha, Nathan Ellis, Scott Boland, Riley Meredith
Adelaide Strikers: Travis Head, Harry Nielsen (wk), Matt Renshaw, Jonathan Wells, Harry Nielsen, Michael Neser, Peter Siddle, Rashid Khan, Jake Weatherald, Daniel Worrall, Cameron Valente
Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers -Top Fantasy Picks
Colin Ingram: The South African stroked a match-winning 50 in the last match and will again be a key player for the Hurricanes. Ingram must be a part of your fantasy XI as he is usually consistent with the bat at the number 3 spot.
Tim David: He was outstanding in the last match for the Hurricanes and took his side to a match-winning total. David scored 58 in just 33 deliveries and looked the part.
Rashid Khan: The spin wizard from Afghanistan Rashid Khan should be the first pick in your fantasy XI. Rashid has the quality to contribute to every department which will help you earn a lot of fantasy points.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: Collin Ingram
Vice-Captain: Rashid Khan
Fantasy 11 Team
Wicket-Keeper – Peter Handscomb
Batsmen – Travis Head, D ‘Arcy Short, Collin Ingram, Tim David, Matt Renshaw
All-Rounders –Rashid Khan, James Faulkner
Bowlers – Riley Meredith, Johan Botha, Michael Neser
Hobart Hurricanes to win in a close match.