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Australia T20 League, Eliminator: Hobart Hurricanes vs Sydney Thunder Match Prediction

The current season of Australia T20 League is nearing its business end & the teams are all decked up to find their way through to the finals. The fourth-placed, Hobart Hurricanes and fifth-placed Sydney Thunder being the first ones to play the qualifying battle for the finale. The Eliminator of the series will be played on January 30th between the aforementioned two teams at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart. The game will set in motion at 2:10 PM IST. 

Hobart Hurricanes managed to find themselves a place amongst the top-four with 6 wins and a no result from their quota of 14 games while Sydney Thunder had 6 wins and 7 defeats from the 14 they have played. 

The upcoming match will decide which one of the two teams will be meeting Adelaide Strikers in the upcoming knock-out match which will be held on February 1. 

Pitch Report & Weather Conditions  

The pitch at Hobart is known as a slow-paced pitch which flattens as the game progresses. However, the pitch still favours both the batsmen and bowlers equally. The team winning the toss is expected to bowl first. 

The weather in Hobart count for a perfect game day with the sun shining bright. The temperature will be near 27-31 degrees Celsius with no chances of rain. 

Probable Playing XI

Hobart Hurricane 

George Bailey, Matthew Wade (c), David Miller, James Faulkner, Scott Boland, Clive Rose, Ben McDermott (wk), D Arcy Short, Qais Ahmad, Macalister Wright, Nathan Ellis

Sydney Thunder

Callum Ferguson (c), Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Chris Morris, Gurinder Sandhu, Chris Tremain, Alex Ross, Jay Lenton (wk), Arjun Nair, Daniel Sams, Jonathan Cook

Key Players 

Hobart Hurricanes 

Matthew Wade

D Arcy Short 

Sydney Thunder

Alex Hales

Callum Ferguson 


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