Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers: This will be the second match between these two sides this year. Both these teams met in Hobart two days before and it was Hobart Hurricanes who had the upper hand over the Strikers by 11 runs on that occasion.
In a much-needed boost for the Strikers, the wicket-keeper batsman Alex Carey will return to the side after serving the national team. He will replace Harry Neilsen in the eleven. He will also take over the captaincy from Peter Siddle. Other than that they are not expected to make any changes to their eleven. Hurricanes who are on a high after winning the first two matches of their 2020 campaign are also expected to retain the same eleven.
Hobart Hurricanes to win this match
Hurricanes look like the strongest team out of both teams. They have already won two of their previous fixtures and even more, they have beaten the Strikers just two days before. This momentum will help them in over-powering the Strikers once again. So Hurricanes are expected to win this match as per HUR vs STR today match prediction.
Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers Playing11
HUR Playing XI: Will Jacks, D Arcy Short, Colin Ingram, Peter Handscomb, Macalister Wright, Ben McDermot, James Faulkner, Nathan Ellis, Johan Botha, Riley Meredith, Scott Boland
STR Playing XI: Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey, Jono Wells, Ryan Gibson, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worral, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Danny Briggs
Hobart Hurricanes vs Adelaide Strikers Prediction and Pitch Report
Aurora Stadium is a perfect pitch that suits both batsmen and bowlers equally. It is predominantly a spin-friendly wicket with off-spinners enjoying greater success in the past. The average score over the last 3 years is around the 170 mark.