Sydney Sixers vs. Hobart Hurricanes: 40th Match Preview
Sydney Sixers vs. Hobart Hurricanes: 40th Match Preview

League-leading Hobart Hurricanes will travel to Sydney on Wednesday to take on the second-placed Sydney Sixers at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). The Hurricanes have been in rampaging form this season. They have won eight and lost just one match out of the nine they have played so far. Although the Sixers are placed second in the table, they have enjoyed an indifferent form which has seen them winning five and losing five out of their 10 matches so far.

However, they won their last match at the SCG comprehensively and would be looking to ride on that momentum. The Hurricanes on the other hand beat the Adelaide Strikers by all 10 wickets at the Adelaide Oval in their previous match. So, their form is quite intimidating to the opposition.

Weather and Pitch Conditions: Slight drizzles are expected in scattered parts of the day but nothing that would affect the length of the match. The SCG pitch is predominantly good for batting even though it assists the spinners to some extent. Big boundaries may favour the bowlers and team batting first will have the advantage in the match.

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Wicket-keeper: Matthew Wade (9 Cr)

Wade bats at the top of the order for the Hurricanes. He has the second highest amount of runs and the highest for any wicket-keeper in the league so far with 323 runs at an average of 40.37. He played a scintillating knock of 84* off just 49 deliveries in the previous match and looks

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