Hobart Hurricanes will play the 8th game of the Big Bash League 2022 on Monday (December 19) at the Aurora Stadium in Launceston against the Perth Scorchers. Hobart played their first game against Melbourne Stars and lost by 38 runs. They could make only 145 runs while chasing the target of 184 runs. Perth Scorchers won their opening game against Sydney Sixers by 38 runs. They made 155 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 20 overs and bundled out the Sixers for just 117 runs. Jhye Richardson picked four wickets for nine runs and played a key role for the Scorchers.
Hobart Hurricanes vs Perth Scorchers, 8th Match
Big Bash League, 19 Dec 2022, Mon, 1:45 PM IST, Launceston
The ground Aurora Stadium in Launceston has hosted a total of 26 BBL matches. The bowlers will likely find it easy to pick wickets in this game, and this might be a close contest. The team chasing the total have won the last five T20 matches in Launceston, and the team winning the toss might look to bowl.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
Asif Ali, Tim David, SH Khan, DJM Short, James Neesham, BR McDermott, MS Wade(C), Nathan Ellis, Riley Meredith, JS Paris, Paddy Dooley
BENCH : Faheem Ashraf, CP Jewell, Mitchell Owen, Wil Parker, Billy Stanlake, Zak Crawley, M Wright, CP Tremain, Iain Carlisle
NR Hobson, AJ Turner(C), F du Plessis, A Lyth, AC Agar, AM Hardie, JP Inglis, JP Behrendorff, M Kelly, JA Richardson, AJ Tye
BENCH : CT Bancroft, Cooper Connolly, LJ Evans, C Green, P Hatzoglou, MR Marsh, TS Mills, LR Morris, PD Salt, Stevie Eskinazi, Hamish McKenzie