We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Rashid Khan has left Adelaide to lead Cape Town in the South Africa T20 League.
Adelaide: Matthew Short (c), Ryan Gibson, Chris Lynn, Adam Hose, Colin de Grandhomme, Thomas Kelly, Harry Nielsen (wk), Ben Manenti, Wes Agar, Harry Conway, Henry Thornton
Akeal Hosein and Mujeeb Ur Rahman have completed their 9-match contract for the season.
Melbourne: Marcus Harris, Martin Guptill, Sam Harper (wk), Aaron Finch (c), Jonathan Wells, Mackenzie Harvey, Will Sutherland, Matt Critchley, Tom Rogers, Kane Richardson, Ruwantha Kellapotha
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
(Based on the last 3 games)
1st innings average score: 188
2nd innings average score: 186
Wickets per innings: 5
Type: Excellent for batting.
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 66%
Fantasy Tips of the Day
In the last 3 games at the venue, the top four have scored 8 fifties and a hundred.
48% of the wickets have fallen in the middle overs.
Sam Harper had been consistently producing points with his glove work. In the previous game against Hobart, he took the fantasy world by storm with the bat too. For his knock of 89 off 48, he became the captain of the Ultimate Team.
Aaron Finch (242 runs) and Chris Lynn (324) are the top run-getter for their respective teams. In addition to this, Finch has impressive numbers at the venue: 338 runs at an average of 31.
In his last 3 matches, Adam Hose has scored a thirty and a fifty. To add fuel to the fire, he has fetched 162 runs in just 4 games at Adelaide.
Matthew Short and Will Sutherland featured in the Ultimate Team in 4 of the last 5 games. While Short has been consistent throughout the edition, Sutherland recently picked up his form. More importantly, they have been generating points with both bat and ball and in the field.
With 14 wickets in 8 games, Kane Richardson is the highest wicket-taker at the Adelaide Oval. Besides taking 2 wickets, he provided bonus points for maintaining an economy of 5 in the last match.
Tom Rogers continues to be the prime wicket-taker for Melbourne. His 17 wickets have come at a strike rate of 11.6.
For Adelaide, Henry Thornton has taken the bulk of the wickets (16). He has appeared in the Ultimate Team in 5 of 7 games this season.
Wes Agar has good numbers for the game. Against Melbourne, he has managed 9 wickets in 7 outings. At Adelaide, he has 31 wickets in 24 games to his name.