The second of tonights matches is the Sydney Derby which will be played in Adelaide due to the Corona virus situation in NSW.
The Sydney Sixers are 8 points clear on top of the BBL table and will only be strengthened by the return of Moses Henriques and Sean Abbot from national duty.
In their latest match the Sixers put an end to the Scorchers winning streak chasing down 164 for the loss of 3 wickets. Josh Phillipee with another big score – he made 84.
The Thunder have lost 4 of their last 6 and the one time ladder leaders are in danger of slipping out of the all important top 5. They set the game up well on Monday night with the bat and after taking 2 early wickets were in a commanding position. However the Hurricanes were able to put together a big third wicket partnership which enabled them to go on and chase down the Thunders score of 177.
The Sydney Sixers are deserved favourites here but are short enough in the betting. So I am backing the inform Alex Hales to relish batting on a flat Adelaide Oval wicket and continue on his good run of form with the bat.