Perth Scorchers are ready to face Hobart Hurricanes in the match 34 of the Big Bash League (BBL) in Perth on Friday. The game is an important one for the home side, who need nothing less than a win to stay alive in the competition. In their previous meeting earlier in the tournament, it was the Hurricanes who came out on top with six-wicket margin.
In their previous match, Scorchers registered an impressive seven-wicket win against Sydney Sixers at the same venue where Friday's match will be played. In the batting department, the team will be relying on in-form Cameron Bancroft and captain Ashton Turner to score bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Nathan Coulter-Nile and Andrew Tye to provide timely breakthroughs.
On the other hand, Hurricanes will enter the contest full of confidence after registering a 59-run win against Melbourne Renegades in their previous match, and the team will look to strengthen their position on the top with another impressive performance on Friday. In the batting department, the team will be relying on the likes of in-form opener D'Arcy Short and captain Mathew Wade to score bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of James Faulkner, Johan Botha and Jofra Archer to provide timely breakthroughs.
D'Arcy Short – 10.5 Cr
First in the list of key players features Hobart Hurricanes' D'Arcy Short. The left-hander is in the