Thunder vs. Sydney, BBL 2018/19
The 2018/19 Big Bash League first Sydney Derby saw Thunder and Sixers head-to-head at the Sydney Show ground stadium. The match is scheduled for 24 December and the live action will start at 19:15 local time.
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Sydney Sixers was the only team to bat first, after winning the toss in the opening set of fixtures, although the strategy paid and could be repeated.
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Jos Buttler and Shane Watson are open for Sydney Thunder, who are at number four along the route, and it is unlikely that Thunder will post the batting line-up after the win against Melbourne Stars after 181/5.
SYS Team News
Nathan Lyon is on international duty but Sydney Sixers may well remain unchanged after winning their opening match against Perth Scorchers. Both Jake Edwards and Lloyd Pope debuted their T20 in that match.
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SYT vs SYS head to head
Sydney Sixers has won nine of their 13 matches against Sydney Thunder, while Thunder has won four other. Each won a game app in the Big Bash League last season, however
On the Opening Night of the Sydney Show, Shane Watson top scored with 77 runs in 46 balls, despite the 4-14 run victory over Daniel Samuels in the form of a thunder, and five wikers chasing 150 runs. – On the final ball.
In reverse stability in SCG, Chris Green was adjudged Man of the Match after making 49 runs in 27 balls while Thunder, with some urgency as 156/6, gave only 22 runs in his four overs. Danley (43 in 29 balls) and Daniel Hughes (66 * in 55 balls) won by six wickets, though – victory by eight wickets again on the final ball.
Sydney Thunder vs Sydney Sixers Predictions
Sydney Thunder can claim bragging rights against the Sydney Sixers, with its explosive opening batsmen and home advantage.