SCO vs SIX T20 Match Prediction & Betting Tips, Qualifier BBL 2023
The top two teams from the group stage of the 2022-23 Big Bash League, and the teams who have contested the last three BBL finals, Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers go head to head in the Qualifier on Saturday evening. Read on as we preview this match with the winner going straight through to this season’s final. The game gets underway at the Perth Stadium at 19:15 local time.
Perth Scorchers have had some wins by large margins towards the end of the group stage. They are in strong form and will fancy their chances at home against Sydney Sixers.
Sydney Sixers are in brilliant form and beat Perth Scorchers in the last clash between the sides. They will know they have a tough assignment but will not be worried ahead of the game.
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers T20 Match Live Streaming
TV channels: This match will be shown live on Sky Cricket, FoxTel and the Sony Network.
Live Streaming: Fans can stream the match on Sky Go, FoxTel and Sony Liv.
SCO vs SIX Match Toss Prediction
Five of the seven teams to have won the toss at the Perth Stadium have chosen to bat first in BBL12. We predict that both captains will want to bat first in this game.
SCO vs SIX, Perth Stadium Pitch Report
In the last game, Match 52, at the Perth Stadium, both sides scored over 200 runs. We expect a par score to be around 190 with the quick bowlers getting the most out of the surface.
Perth Weather Report
Expect warm sunshine at the start of this game with the temperature staying above 24 degrees after sunset. There is no danger of rain interruptions.
Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers, BBL 2023
Perth Scorchers Team News & Playing 11
SCO Team News
Ashton Agar has already played his final game of the tournament and this will be Aaron Hardie’s last match in BBL12 before joining up with the national team. After missing a few weeks with a hamstring strain, Jhye Richardson is expected to return to the bowling attack.
SCO Key Players
- Cameron Bancroft - The opener took the Player of the Match Award in Match 52 after hitting 95 not out from only 50 balls. He has hit three unbeaten half-centuries since January 7th.
- Aaron Hardie - Only Matthew Short has scored more BBL 2022-23 runs than Hardie. He has a top score of 90 not out with four half-centuries in the tournament.
- Andrew Tye - The pace bowler took the crucial wicket of Martin Guptill on Sunday but was also very expensive. He has been the leader of the bowling attack for the majority of this competition.
SCO Team Form
Perth Scorchers have won six of their last seven BBL games although the only match they did not win in this run was against Sydney Sixers.
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Perth Scorchers Predicted Playing 11
Stephen Eskinazi, Cameron Bancroft, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis (wk), Ashton Turner (c), Nick Hobson, Andrew Tye, David Payne, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Peter Hatzoglou
Sydney Sixers Team News & Playing 11
SIX Team News
There were two changes for Sydney Sixers ahead of their final group stage game against Hobart Hurricanes. Out went spinners Steve O’Keefe and Todd Murphy with Jackson Bird and Izarulhaq Naveed coming in. We expect O’Keefe to come back in for Naveed in this match.
SIX Key Players
- Steve Smith - After a brilliant few games for Sydney Sixers, this will be Smith’s last game of the tournament before he joins up with the Test squad ahead of the tour of India.
- Moises Henriques - The skipper has had a strong season and has scored 23 and 45 from his last two games without being dismissed. He often gets the best out of his bowling attack with timely bowling changes.
- Sean Abbott - The all time leading wicket taker in the BBL has enjoyed his best campaign. He has taken 15 wickets from his last six fixtures in the tournament.
SIX Team Form
Sydney Sixers have won six in a row and a seventh win will see them qualify for the BBL12 final.
Sydney Sixers Predicted Playing 11
Josh Philippe (wk), Steve Smith, Kurtis Patterson, Hayden Kerr, Dan Christian, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Izarulhaq Naveed
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers Head to Head
Perth Scorchers lead Sydney Sixers 16-10 in the overall head to head and have a strong recent record in the fixture. However, the Sixers won by six runs to end a five-match losing streak against the Scorchers earlier this month.
PRS vs SYS Head to Head Stats in T20s
Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers Betting Odds
In spite of Sydney Sixers winning the last head to head between the sides, the bookies are backing Perth Scorchers to win a close contest on Saturday evening.
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Who will win Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers T20 Match?
There are some exceptional players in both XIs and each captain knows how to get his team playing to the top of their ability. The return of Jhye Richardson may well be enough to give Perth Scorchers the edge.
🏆 Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Sixers Prediction
These two teams are very well known to each other and there is a great deal of respect for the players and management of both sides. With Sean Abbott and Steve Smith in excellent form, Sydney Sixers are going to take some stopping, but we think that Perth Scorchers can do it. The Scorchers have their opening batters and their bowlers all performing to a high standard and we are backing them to beat Sydney Sixers in a well contested game.