It would be the closest match between Perth Scorchers and Hobart Hurricanes. Both the teams are performing excellently in KFC BBL 2017. Perth Scorchers have the advantage of home ground and they won 9 matches here out of 12. Till so far, Scorchers won 6 matches out of 8 and standing on 2nd position. Hurricanes won 5 matches out of 8 and standing at 3rd position. If we take a look on the previous scoreboard, Perth Scorchers was the winner against Hobart Hurricanes in 5 matches out of 7. Perth Scorchers was the winner of 2016 league. Their batting line much is better than Hurricanes.
Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner, and Hilton Cartwright are the key batsmen and the team is expecting a good score from them. Fast bowlers Mitchell Johnson and Tim Bresnan are the threat for Hurricanes. Mitchell Johnson took 7 wickets in 6 matches.
Hobart Hurricanes batting line will be handled by George Bailey, D’Arcy Short and Daniel Christian. Looking at D’Arcy performance in previous matches the team is expecting delivery of a good score from D’Arcy Short against Scorchers. Bowling will be handling by Jofra Archer and Tymal Mills. They need to perform well in this match.
Match : PRS vs HBH, 34th Match, Big Bash League, 2017-18
Date : Saturday, January 20, 2018
Time : 10:20 AM GMT
Venue : W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
Perth Scorchers Squad
Cameron Bancroft (wk), Adam Voges (c), William Bosisto, Michael Klinger, Hilton Cartwright, Ashton Agar, Tim David, Tim Bresnan, Matthew Kelly, Joel Paris, Mitchell Johnson, Ashton Turner, Sam Whiteman
Hobart Hurricanes Squad
George Bailey (c), Matthew Wade (wk), Alex Doolan, D’Arcy Short, Ben McDermott, Daniel Christian, Jofra Archer, Nathan Reardon, Cameron Boyce, Clive Rose, Tymal Mills, Simon Milenko, Thomas Rogers