We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Sixers: Josh Philippe (wk), Steven Smith, Kurtis Patterson, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Hayden Kerr, Daniel Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Todd Murphy
Thunder: Matthew Gilkes (wk), David Warner, Blake Nikitaras, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green (c), Usman Qadir, Brendan Doggett
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
(Based on the last 3 games)
1st innings average score: 150
2nd innings average score: 139
Wickets per innings: 6
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of the Day
Josh Philippe’s both fifties of the season came at the SCG. Overall, he has churned out 778 runs including 9 fifties in 23 attempts.
Steven Smith too has venue numbers in his favour. His 499 runs have come at an excellent average of 38.
Sean Abbott, the highest wicket-taker at the venue, strikes at 12.6. In this season, he is yet to go wicketless here, overall managing 8 wickets in 4 games. Against Thunder, he has taken 19 wickets in 15 games.
In the previous game between these teams, Moises Henriques and Jordan Silk were the captain and vice-captain of the Ultimate Team respectively. Henriques is also the top run-scorer against Thunder.
There are as many as 4 bowlers who have starred in the Ultimate Team in 4 of their last 5 games: Chris Green, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve O’Keefe, and Todd Murphy.
In the last 3 games, 27 of 39 wickets belonged to the pacers.