STR vs SCO, Big Bash League 2024.: Dream11 Prediction, Player stats & Fantasy Tips – Match 27

STR vs SCO Big Bash League 2024: The electrifying atmosphere of the Big Bash League returns this Friday, January 5th, as the Adelaide Strikers lock horns with the Perth Scorchers in a mouthwatering clash at Adelaide Oval. Both teams arrive hungry for victory, fueled by contrasting narratives and recent performances.

STR vs SCO (Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers) Match Details

MatchAdelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers
LeagueBig Bash League 2024
DateFriday 5th January 2024
Time01:45 PM (IST) – 08:15 AM (GMT)

The Strikers, led by the ever-aggressive Matt Short, seek redemption after a narrow defeat to the Scorchers in their last encounter. Short’s form, with three half-centuries in his past five innings, is a beacon of hope for the Adelaide faithful. He’ll need able support from explosive hitters like Chris Lynn and the in-form Jake Weatherald to post a competitive total against the Scorchers’ potent bowling attack.

The Perth Scorchers, on the other hand, stand tall as the competition’s current frontrunners. Riding a four-game winning streak powered by Laurie Evans’ blistering bat and Lance Morris’ devastating pace, they exude an air of invincibility. The seasoned leadership of Aaron Hardie, stepping in for the injured Ashton Turner, adds further steel to their resolve.

However, the Adelaide Oval remains a fortress for the Strikers. They’ve historically dominated on their home turf, and the passionate Adelaide crowd will ensure a cauldron of noise and energy. The Scorchers, though in stellar form, must overcome this intimidating atmosphere to maintain their winning run.

POINTS TABLE – Australian T20 League Bash

#TeamPlayedWonLostTieNRNRRPointsRecent Forms
1Brisbane Heat750021.67112WNRWWW
2Perth Scorchers540011.8709WWWWNR
3Sydney Sixers732020.1098LNRNRLW
4Melbourne Stars74300-1.1408WWWWL
5Hobart Hurricanes52300-0.2354WLWLL
6Sydney Thunder61401-0.4213LNRLWL
7Melbourne Renegades71501-0.5053LWLLLNR
8Adelaide Strikers61401-0.6483LLLLW

STR vs SCO Pitch and Weather report:


  • The Adelaide Oval pitch is known for being a relatively balanced surface, offering something for both batsmen and bowlers.
  • It can be slightly bouncy early on, but generally becomes more batsman-friendly as the game progresses.
  • The recent T20 World Cup match between India and Bangladesh saw a low-scoring affair, with the pitch offering assistance to the bowlers.
  • For the upcoming Big Bash League matches, the pitch is expected to be prepared for shorter format cricket, with a bit more pace and bounce.


  • Adelaide is currently in summer, so you can expect warm weather with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 30°C.
  • There is a chance of rain in the afternoon, so it’s advisable to check the latest forecast before heading to the ground.

STR vs SCO Head-to-Head:

The rivalry between the Adelaide Strikers and Perth Scorchers is one of the fiercest in the Big Bash League. Here’s a summary of their head-to-head records:


  • Matches: 49
  • Adelaide Strikers wins: 10
  • Perth Scorchers wins: 39
  • Ties: 0

Recent form:

  • Perth Scorchers have won 5 of their last 6 matches against the Strikers, including the last 3.
  • Adelaide Strikers have only won 1 of their last 4 matches at Adelaide Oval against the Scorchers.

STR vs SCO Live Telecast

The match will be live on Star Sports and Fancode

STR vs SCO Last 5 Matches:

Adelaide StrikersLLLLW
Perth ScorchersWWWWW

STR vs SCO Probable Starting 11:

Adelaide Strikers:

Matthew Short, D’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Adam Hose, Thomas Kelly, Jamie Overton, James Bazley, Harry Nielsen, Henry Thornton, David Payne, Cameron Boyce

Perth Scorchers: 

Zak Crawley, Sam Whiteman, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis, Laurie Evans, Cooper Connolly, Ashton Agar, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Lance Morris

STR vs SCO Key Matchups:

  • Jamie Overton: Match -05 Runs -80 and Wickets -08
  • Matthew Short (c): Match -05 Runs -275 and Wickets -03
  • Chris Lynn: Match -05 Runs -217
  • Aaron Hardie (c): Match -05 Runs -216 and Wickets -01
  • Jason Behrendorff: Match -05 Runs -00 and Wickets – 09
  • Josh Inglis (wk): Match -05 Runs -110

STR vs SCO Dream11 Fantasy Team:

Wicket-keeper: Josh Inglis

Batters: C Lynn, Z Crawley, L Evans

All-rounders: J Overton, M Short, D Short, Aaron Hardie, C Connolly

Bowlers: J Behrendorff, D Payne

Captain: Matthew Short (c): Match -05 Runs -275 and Wickets -03

Vice-Captain: Aaron Hardie (c): Match -05 Runs -216 and Wickets -01

DISCLAIMER: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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