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After Christmas, we are in for another feast with two of the quality teams of BBL 12 doing battle on this Boxing Day. Perth Scorchers, despite losing a number of players before the tournament, are contenders once again. Adelaide Strikers, after coming so close to reaching last year’s final, are up there once again thanks to a great start to the season.

Two strong bowling attacks will meet head on in what makes for a cracking contest. Early wickets will be key, but with both sides having capable middle orders, it will be on the bowlers to keep the pressure on. With top spot up for grabs, the opportunity is there for the two teams to consolidate.

BBL 2022/23 Match 16: SCO vs STR Possible Playing XIs

Scorchers are yet to officially name their squad. They may bring in an extra seamer for the Perth pitch.

Perth Scorchers: 1. Faf du Plessis, 2. Adam Lyth, 3. Nick Hobson, 4. Josh Inglis (wk), 5. Ashton Turner (c), 6. Aaron Hardie, 7. Ashton Agar, 8. Jhye Richardson, 9. Andrew Tye, 10. Matt Kelly/Peter Hatzoglou, 11. Jason Behrendorff

Strikers announced their squad a few days ago. They may stick with the same XI.

Adelaide Strikers: 1. Matt Short, 2. Jake Weatherald, 3. Chris Lynn, 4. Adam Hose, 5. Colin de Grandhomme, 6. Thomas Kelly, 7. Harry Nielsen (wk), 8. Rashid Khan, 9. Wes Agar, 10. Henry Thornton, 11. Peter Siddle (c)

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Key Players to Watch/Key Stats

Perth Scorchers:

  • Josh Inglis produced a blinder in the last match. He smashed 74 off 33 balls to catapult Scorchers to 229/7 vs Stars.
  • Against Strikers, Inglis has struck 192 runs in six innings at an average of 38.40 and strike rate of 144.36.
  • Faf du Plessis announced himself to BBL 12 with a 33-ball 68 vs Stars. The South African has hammered 100 runs off his last 49 balls.
  • Adam Lyth has scored just 21 runs in three innings in BBL 12. But, he is capable of turning it on as he has scored 845 runs in short-form matches this year at an average of 32.50 and strike rate of 174.23.
  • Jhye Richardson, who was picked up by Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2023 auction, has the most wickets in Scorchers-Strikers matches. The pacer has taken 15 wickets in just seven matches at an average of 11.73 and strike rate of 6.77.
  • At Perth, Richardson has taken 20 wickets in 15 matches, striking every 17.70 deliveries.
  • Andrew Tye has the most wickets on this ground (21). He takes a wicket every 12.90 deliveries on average.
  • Against Strikers, Tye has taken 12 scalps in 11 meetings at an average of 23.33 and economy of 7.89.

Adelaide Strikers:

  • Matt Short is the leading run-scorer of BBL 12 (161) with a strike rate of 146.36. He has also taken four wickets, including 3/13 last match.
  • Short has struck 154 runs in six innings vs Scorchers at an average of 25.67 and strike rate of 124.19.
  • Chris Lynn has a superb career record against the Scorchers: 17 inns, 618 runs, avg. 44.14, econ. 138.88.
  • Adam Hose has looked solid so far in BBL 12: 4 inns, 80 runs, avg. 26.66, SR 137.93.
  • Rashid Khan often performs well against Scorchers. He has taken 13 wickets in nine matches at an average of 16.77 and economy of 6.23.
  • In three T20s at Perth, Rashid has taken two wickets but concedes just 4.25 runs per over.
  • Henry Thornton should enjoy bowling on the pacy Perth pitch. He has taken at least one wicket in every BBL match he has played so far (12 matches, 26 wickets).

Other Stats and Facts

  • Head-to-head: Matches 20, Scorchers 10, Strikers 10.
  • Both teams have won one game each in two matches at Perth Stadium.
  • Josh Inglis in T20s at Perth Stadium: 332 runs, avg. 27.67, SR 145.61.
  • Faf du Plessis has smashed 17 boundaries in his last 49 deliveries.
  • Matt Kelly in T20s at Perth Stadium: 12 inns, 17 wickets, avg. 23.41, SR 16.59.
  • Wes Agar has taken seven wickets in his last three matches. He also has nine wickets in six matches vs Scorchers (econ. 9.00).
  • Peter Siddle vs Scorchers: 7 inns, 6 wickets, avg. 34.00, econ. 7.85.

Optus Stadium Perth Pitch Report and Weather

The Perth surface often helps the pacers. In six T20 Internationals this year, the average first innings score is just 138.5. The chasing team won four of those matches.

Earlier this season, Scorchers beat Sixers after scoring 155/9. Both sides lost early wickets, with Aaron Hardie (55 off 32 balls) proving the key difference.

A clear evening is forecast with a top of 25 degrees in Perth.

BBL 2022/23 Match 16: SCO vs SIX Dream11 Prediction Today 26 December 2022

Note: The below teams are not based on the final playing XIs. We may not be able to update these in time. Use the stats and commentary in this article as well as your own instincts to create your teams.

Option 1:

BBL 2022/23 Match 16: SCO vs STR Dream11 Prediction

Option 2:

BBL 2022/23 Match 16: SCO vs STR Dream11 Prediction

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Base Team:

  • Wicket-Keepers: Josh Inglis
  • Batsmen: Faf du Plessis, Chris Lynn
  • All-Rounders: Matt Short
  • Bowlers: Andrew Tye, Jhye Richardson, Henry Thornton

BBL 2022/23 Match 16: SCO vs STR Match Prediction – Who will win?

This promises to be a cracking clash. A score of 160 may prove to be a winning total batting first.

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Charbel is the owner & founder of cricblog.net, based in Sydney, Australia. He started the website to fulfill his love for the game of cricket. Charbel has been featured on other publications including OP India, Times of India, and The Roar, among others. He is also a keen fantasy sports player. Charbel has also had the privilege of interviewing cricketers on the CricBlog TV YouTube channel, including James Neesham, Rassie van der Dussen, Andrew Tye, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat and Saurabh Netravalkar: https://www.youtube.com/@cricblogtv For any story tips or questions, you can contact Charbel at charbelcoorey@cricblog.net.

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