Sydney Sixers is going to play their third back-to-back home game of the ongoing Big Bash 2016/17 season on 27th Dec 2016 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.Moises Henriques’ team has different results in the last two matches they played in the season so far. They defeated Thunder in the Sydney derby in the opening game of this season by nine wickets while chasing 160.
Daniel Hughes with the skipper scored half-centuries, and Joe Mennie, Ben Dwarshuis and Doug Bollinger took care of Thunder’s batsmen.
Although, they lost against the visiting Hobart Hurricanes at the same ground by 60 runs. All other bowlers were unable to perform except Johan Botha. Tim Paine’s Hurricanes put 200 runs on the board in the first innings which was too much for Sydney Sixers in the end even though England’s Jason Roy and Sam Billings played well in this run chase.
Match: Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers
Date: 27 December, Tuesday
Time: 4:10pm SGT/1:40pm IST/8:10am GMT
Competition: Big Bash League 2016/17
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground
TV Schedule: In Singapore, Star Cricket will prove live TV coverage of the match.
Singapore: Star Cricket
India: Star Sports
US: Willow TV
UK: Sky Sports 2
Australia: Network 10
South Africa: Supersport
Live Streaming: You can live stream this match on Hotstar (India) and Sky Go (Australia)
Squad: Henriques (c), Hughes, Roy, Billings, Haddin (wk), Mennie, O’Keefe, Silk, Abbott, Bollinger, Botha, Conway, Dwarshuis
Squad: Voges (c), Bancroft, Bell, Whiteman (wk), Klinger, Marsh, Johnson, Agar, Richardson, Turner, Valente, Tye, Willey.
Tuesday’s fixture will be Sixers last home game before coming back to Sydney in January next year to play against Melbourne Renegades. The home team will be looking for another win to goodbye 2016 in front of home fans. Brad Haddin need to step up his game especially when Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon occupied on international duty for the upcoming fixture.
On the other side, Perth Scorchers will be riding on the momentum after beating Adelaide Strikers at home on Friday in the opening game. English batsman Ian Bell and David Willey along with BBL debutant Mitchell Johnson helped the team to win by 48-runs after posting 197 on the board.
Scorchers were the semi-finalist of the last season. They are a tough opponent to beat on any ground. Scorchers will be looking to bag another win at the home ground Sydney Sixers to keep the momentum going in their favour for the rest of the tournament.