Perth Scorchers will be taking on Hobart Hurricanes in the fifteenth league stage game of the KFC Big Bash League T20 on today. The fifteenth game of KFC Big Bash League 2021-22 will be played between Perth Scorchers and Hobart Hurricanes on the 20th of December at the Bellerive Oval, Hobart. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:45 PM IST.
Perth Scorchers have won three of their three games in this season so far. They are currently standing at the second position on the points table, with 10 points to their tally. On the other hand, Hobart Hurricanes have also played three games and lost two of them. They are currently placed sixth on the points table, with 6 points to their tally. The last time these two sides met, Perth Scorchers won the game by 53 runs.
The temperature is expected to hover around 21°C, with 60% humidity and 35-37 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of rain playing the spoilsport. The surface of Hobart is a batting-friendly deck, with preliminary help for the swing bowlers on offer. There is not much help for the spinners on this track early on. Batting will be easier towards the latter half of the game. The team batting second has decent records on this track. They have managed to win 65% of the games at this surface.
Mitchell Marsh scored a century in the previous head to head game, in just 60 balls. He will be hoping to replicate a similar performance once again here. Tymal Mills is coming off 3 wickets from his previous outing and can come in handy once again in this match.
Andrew Tye has grabbed 7 wickets in 3 matches so far, he will be hoping to deliver with the ball once again here. He can also add a few handy runs with the bat. Jason Behrendorff has hunted 5 scalps in 3 games and will be among the crucial picks to consider for this match as well.
Considering the team combinations and recent forms, Perth Scorchers are expected to win this game.