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Shivani Shukla ∙ Jan 22 2023, 7:00 PM | 2 Min Read

BBL Match 53 | Sixers vs Hurricanes: Preview, Prediction and Fantasy Tips

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Sydney Sixers will face off against the Hobart Hurricanes in the 53rd match of the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) 2022-23. The match will take place at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Monday, January 23rd. 

The Sydney Sixers have already secured their spot in the playoffs, having won nine out of the 13 matches they have played in the tournament so far. This is going to be their last league stage match before moving on to the playoffs.

On the other hand, the Hobart Hurricanes are already out of playoff contention, currently languishing at the second-to-last spot on the points table with only five wins from 12 games. They will be looking to end their season on a high note. 

Match Details

Date & Time: January 23, 1:45 PM IST

Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network and Sony LIV App 

Pitch Report 

The pitch at Bellerive Oval has been a batting-friendly one. The average first innings score here is 167 runs with very little help for the bowlers, especially for the spinners. The team winning the toss should look to bowl first.  

Predicted Playing XI

Sydney Sixers: Josh Philippe (wk), Steven Smith, Kurtis Patterson, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Hayden Kerr, Daniel Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott, Steve O'Keefe, Todd Murphy

Hobart Hurricanes: Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, Zak Crawley, Matthew Wade (c & wk), Tim David, D'Arcy Short, Mitchell Owen, Faheem Ashraf, Joel Paris, Nathan Ellis, Riley Meredith 

Cricket Exchange Fantasy Tips

Wicket-Keeper: Matthew Wade, Josh Philippe 

Batters: Steve Smith, Jordan Silk, Tim David

All-Rounders: Sean Abbott, D'Arcy Short, Hayden Kerr

Bowlers: Steve O'Keefe, Ben Dwarshuis, Riley Meredith 

Captain: Sean Abbott, 

Vice-Captain: Tim David


Sydney Sixers are the clear favourites to win this game, given they have a much better and balanced line up at its disposal. 

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