Cricket

Wayne’s Preview – Strikers v Hurricanes

Sunday February 4, 2018 We saw differing semi-finals to finalise our two combatants for Sundays Grand Final.  The Hurricanes blitzed the hot favourites the Scorchers on Thursday night and will now take massive confidence and belief into the decider.  In contrast, it was a last ball thriller for the Strikers,… Read More

Wayne’s Preview – Scorchers v Hurricanes

What a semi-final this should prove to be with both teams very deserving of reaching the final with consistent team performances throughout the qualifying games. Each team will miss key players due to international duties but both will be confident of victory. The Hurricanes lose the competitions leading run scorer… Read More

Wayne’s Preview – Scorchers v Strikers

Even though both sides have secured a home semi-final, there is still plenty at stake on the result. The winner will finish top and be assured of hosting the final if successful – a great advantage to any team. The Scorchers will be bolstered by the imminent return of Shaun… Read More

Wayne’s Preview – Scorchers v Hurricanes

Two rounds remain and it’s tight at the top.  A home final beckons for both sides and the pressure will be on at the Furnace.  A win for the Scorchers nearly ensures a home final, a win for the Hurricanes keeps their dream alive of hosting at Bellerive. The clash… Read More

Wayne’s Preview – Scorchers v Strikers

What a contest this should prove to be.  The Scorchers – who never know how to say die and the Strikers – talented and fighting well above expectations.  Both will be looking to secure a finals spot with a win here and also put themselves in the box seat to… Read More

Wayne’s Preview – Scorchers v Thunder

The Scorchers have been in red-hot form in the first half of the series, despite the unavailability of key players due to injury and test duties, but their stocks are going to be further tested with Tye, Richardson and Willey all leaving for the ODI’s.  Bancroft comes in to cover… Read More

Wayne’s Preview – Scorchers v Heat

What a mouth-watering contest this is going to be – we could see this match-up come finals time.  One of the most explosive batting line ups in the league against a bowling attack that prides itself on how it restricts and strangles opposition batting teams. The Heat top order of… Read More

Wayne’s Preview – Scorchers v Sixers

Monday 1 January, 2018 Who said at the beginning of this tournament the Scorchers list is depleted and they will struggle early?  Well, I did … I have to eat my words now though – 3 from 3 and worthy favourites to win yet another Big Bash. Next they play… Read More

Big Bash – Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Thunder Preview

This is a match where both sides are in desperate need of a win with Hobart losing their only match to the Melbourne Renegades while the Sydney Thunder have lost their last two matches after scrambling to victory off the last ball in their first match of the tournament against… Read More

Wayne’s Preview – Renegades vs Scorchers

Friday 29 December, 2017 What a game this will be – a top of the table clash and if it is anything like last year’s corresponding game, where Ashton Agar hit a six off the last ball to win, we’re in for a treat. Both sides are undefeated; batsmen are… Read More