BBL Match 2024 Prediction: Thunder vs Scorchers 1/8

2024/01/08

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers are set on Monday, January 8, 2024, as per the BBL 2024 Schedule. The match will be played at the Showground Stadium in Sydney at 7:15 PM local time.

Scorchers are unbeaten in this year’s Big Bash League and sitting in second position in the points Table. Thunder are sitting in 6th position and edge of disqualification if they lose to Scorchers.

This blog will discuss the previous head-to-head record of Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder, statistical analysis of both teams via their performance in recent matches, team preparation for the upcoming season, and our Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers prediction regarding the winner of this match.

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers prediction BBL Match 2024

KFC Big Bash League Thunder vs Scorchers Comparison

Here is an overall past Head-to-head record of the Sydney Thunder and Perth Scorchers teams. Let us review the different stats that make the upcoming BBL match between these two teams interesting.

Perth Scorchers

Team

Sydney Thunder

17

Matches

17

8

Win

9

185

Highest score

200

99

Lowest Score

97

Cameron Bancroft (330)

Most Runs

Callum Ferguson (259)

Andrew Tye (15)

Most Wickets

Nathan McAndrew (10)

Now, we will go through the scorecards and statistics of the previous five encounters between these two teams.

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

Jan 14, 2023

Sydney Thunder

111 (19)

Perth Scorchers

1/112 (12.5)

Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney

Perth Scorchers

Jan 4, 2023

Perth Scorchers

9/142 (20)

Sydney Thunder

4/143 (17)

Optus Stadium

Perth, Australia

Sydney Thunder

Jan 6, 2022

Perth Scorchers

9/133 (18)

Sydney Thunder

4/137 (17)

Carrara Oval, Carrara, Australia

Sydney Thunder

Dec 28, 2021

Sydney Thunder

7/200 (20)

Perth Scorchers

8/166 (20)

Manuka Oval, Canberra, Australia

Sydney Thunder

22 Dec, 2020

Perth Scorchers

6/185 (20)

Sydney Thunder

168 (20)

Optus Stadium

Perth, Australia

Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers may have dominated in head-to-head comparison against all other teams of the Big Bash League, but when it comes to Sydney Thunder, Thunder has outclassed on more occasions.

Therefore, the BBL match on January 8, according to the BBL 2024 schedule will be very important for the Thunder to win and stay in the hunt. However, Scorchers might walk away with victory in this all-important match in our Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers prediction.

Previous Performances of Sydney Thunder and Perth Scorchers Teams:

Here are detailed statistics of both teams in their last 5 BBL matches that give an overview of how both teams are approaching this contest between them and who has the edge over the other opponent.

Sydney Thunder's Last 5 BBL Matches

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

27 Dec, 2023

Sydney Thunder

9/157 (20)

Sydney Sixers

209 (20)

Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney

No Result

27 Dec, 2023

Brisbane Heat

10/172 (19.4)

Sydney Thunder

9/157 (20)

The Gabba, Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane Heat

22 Dec, 2023

Melbourne Stars

10/172 (20)

Sydney Thunder

5/176 (18.2)

Lavington Sports Ground, Albury, Australia

Sydney Thunder

19 Dec, 2023

Sydney Thunder

7/200 (20)

Adelaide Strikers

4/205 (19.4)

Adelaide Oval

Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide Strikers

12 Dec, 2023

Brisbane Heat

7/151 (20)

Sydney Thunder

10/131 (19)

Manuka Oval, Canberra, Australia

Brisbane Heat

Perth Scorchers' Last 5 BBL Matches

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

3 Jan, 2024

Perth Scorchers

4/211 (20)

Adelaide Strikers

10/169 (19.2)

Optus Stadium

Perth, Australia

Perth Scorchers

26 Dec, 2023

Perth Scorchers

10/162 (19.4)

Melbourne Renegades

8/149 (20)

Optus Stadium

Perth, Australia

Perth Scorchers

20 Dec, 2023

Hobart Hurricanes

8/172(20)

Perth Scorchers

1/173 (17.1)

Optus Stadium

Perth, Australia

Perth Scorchers

14 Dec, 2023

Melbourne Stars

10/101 (19.1)

Perth Scorchers

3/102 (13.5)

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia

Perth Scorchers

10 Dec, 2023

Melbourne Renegades

Perth Scorchers

2/30 (6.5)

Manuka Oval, Canberra, Australia

Match Abonded due to a damp pitch

Teams Analysis Before the Match

Let's quickly review the preparation of both teams before their much-awaited contest on January 8, as per the BBL 2024 schedule.

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers prediction BBL Match 2024

Perth Scorchers:

Scorchers are the second team that has played some fantastic cricket this season of BBL and remained undefeated to date. Now they are set to face Thunder who have been struggling in the ongoing season. The team combination of Scorchers is amazing and sets this team apart from other teams.

In the last match, Laurie Evans set the stage on fire with his blistering innings of 85*, and then the bowler did the rest for the team to win convincingly against Adelaide Strikers. Each player in their squad is a match-winner on his day and Management feels quite relaxed with such a bunch of players. They would definitely be prepared for the Thunder BBL match on January 8, 2024, as per the BBL 2024 schedule.

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers prediction BBL Match 2024

Sydney Thunder:

Sydney Thunder have been quite disappointing so far in the Big Bash League and managed to win only 2 games so far in the ongoing BBL season. Cameron Bancroft is among the top scorers of the season while Daniel Sams from the Thunder is currently the top wicket-taker. These players have performed exceptionally well but none of the other batsmen or bowlers contributed to the team except Zaman Khan who was bullseye with his pinpoint yorkers.

This match holds great significance as defeat in this match could result in the elimination of the current BBL season. The Thunder Management and players would look at their next match against the mighty Scorchers team with a positive approach. However, the Scorchers will dominate the BBL match against the Thunder in our Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers prediction.

Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers prediction of the Upcoming BBL Match:

Scorchers and Thunder will compete for all important 2 points in the ongoing BBL on January 8, 2024, as per the BBL 2024 schedule. Scorchers are in deadly form and didn’t lose a single match this season while Thunder will look to bounce back and stay in the competition by inning the match. However, Scorchers are the favorite to win in our Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers prediction.

Bet on Match: Sydney Thunder vs Perth Scorchers

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