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Sydney Sixers can do the double over the Sydney Thunder (Getty Images)

Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder Tips


This derby should be a cracking affair with both gunning for second place. My best bet is a Sixers win in Melbourne.
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  • Sydney Sixers’ Moises Henriques scored 49 runs in his last match.
  • Sydney Sixers have won 3 of their last 5 matches against the Sydney Thunder.
  • Sydney Thunder’s Alex Hales has scored 63, 80* & 38 runs in his last 3 matches.

Head to Head


The Sydney Sixers have won three of their last five matches against the Thunder, although one of those wins came in a Super Over. Earlier this season the Sixers beat their city rivals by 30 runs on the D/L method.

Sydney Sixers Form


The Sydney Sixers are third on the table, four points off the Thunder in second place. They have won seven of their 11 matches but victory here will put them in a good position to overtake the Thunder.

In their last match the Sixers defended 150 runs with ease against Melbourne Renegades. Moises Henriques top scored with 49 runs while Jack Edwards contributed 40.

Ben Dwarshuis did most of the damage with the ball, taking 5-26 as the Renegades could only reach 105 runs.

Sydney Sixers Team News


The Sixers should remain unchanged as long as injuries and COVID don’t spoil the party.

Squad: Moises Henriques, Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird (Lawrence Neil-Smith), Daniel Christian, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Daniel Hughes, Chris Jordan (first five matches), Hayden Kerr, Nathan Lyon (Nick Winter), Ben Manenti, Stephen O'Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince

Sydney Thunder Form


The Sydney Thunder are second on the BBL table and will want to hold onto that position going into the playoffs. They however faltered against the Hobart Hurricanes last time out.

Bowling first, the Thunder could only restrict the Hurricanes to 177 runs in 20 overs. It was a stiff total to chase, but they put in a good effort, falling just nine runs short.

Alex Hales smashed 38 off 17 balls while Jason Sangha scored 31 runs. Unfortunately the rest of the batsmen failed to get going as they only reached 168 runs.

Sydney Thunder Team News


The Sydney Thunder have no new injuries to worry about. An unchanged side is likely.

Squad: Sam Billings, Jonathan Cook, Ben Cutting, Oliver Davies, Brendan Doggett, Matt Gilkes, Chris Green, Alex Hales, Baxter Holt, Usman Khawaja, Saqib Mahmood, Nathan McAndrew, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Jason Sangha, Tanveer Sangha, Chris Tremain, Mohammad Hasnain

Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder FAQs

Where can I watch Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder live stream?

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What time does Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder start?

The match starts at 6.40pm AEST on Saturday, January 15, at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Verdict

Moises Henriques is tipped to star in a Sydney Sixers victory over hometown rivals, Sydney Thunder.

For the Thunder, Alex Hales is backed in the best batsman market after showing some good form lately.

Best Bet: Sixers Win Result @17/20 at Topsport - 4 Units
Best Sixers Batsman Tip: Alex Hales Best Sixers Batsman @2/1 at bet365 Australia - 1 Unit
Best Thunder Batsman Tip: Moises Henriques Best Thunder Batsman @3/1 at Ladbrokes Australia - 1 Unit
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