PS vs SDT: Perth Scorchers are reeling at the bottom of Big Bash 2019 points table, having managed only three wins so far in the competition. In their last outing, against Hobart Hurricanes (Jan. 18), the Scorchers suffered a 4-wicket defeat.
Sydney Thunder, on the other hand, have not gelled together to put on consistent performances this season. However, they are not so far down and do have a chance to lift themselves up the ladder.
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder Playing 11
PS Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Cameron Bancroft
Batsmen – Ashton Turner, Michael Klinger, Shaun Marsh, Hilton Cartwright
All-rounders – Mitch Marsh
Bowlers – Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye (Doubt: Usman Qadir, Matt Kelly, Liam Guthrie)
SDT Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Matthew Gilkes/Baxter Holt
Batsmen – Shane Watson, Callum Ferguson, Jason Sangha (Doubt: Nathan McAndrew)
All-rounders – Anton Devcich, Daniel Sams
Bowlers – Fawad Ahmed, Chris Jordan, Gurinder Sandhu (Doubt: Chris Green, Sam Rainbird)
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder SQUADs
Perth Scorchers squad: Mitch Marsh (c), Ashton Turner (vc), Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Liam Guthrie, Nick Hobson, Matt Kelly, Michael Klinger, Shaun Marsh, Usman Qadir and Andrew Tye.
Sydney Thunder squad: Shane Watson (c), Anton Devcich, Fawad Ahmed, Callum Ferguson, Matthew Gilkes, Chris Green, Baxter Holt, Chris Jordan, Nathan McAndrew, Sam Rainbird, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu and Jason Sangha.