|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Perth Scorchers
||vs|| Sydney Sixers
ScheduleWednesday, 28 January 2015 at 08:40 GMT / 08:40 UK / 14:10 IST
VenueManuka Oval, Canberra
The existing champions of the Big Bash League, Perth Scorchers, made their way to the final of the current tournament while defeating Melbourne Stars by 18 runs in the second semi-final. Earlier, Sydney Sixers outplayed Adelaide Strikers in the first one by a visible margin of 87 runs and are one game away from the supreme title. Perth Scorchers were placed at the second spot in the pool and Sydney Sixers were placed on the fourth spot at the end of their pool matches. Both of them held 10 points each and the distinction was made because of the run rate achieved by them. The forthcoming match will be the an important one for two of them and it will carry a lot of thrill and entertainment for the spectators.
Michael Carberry blasted his third fifty of the event for Perth Scorchers against Melbourne Stars as Shaun Marsh and Nathan Coulter-Nile scored 35 and 22 while Michael Klinger and Adam Voges have batted brilliantly. Andrew Tye was announced ‘Player of the match’ after he grasped four important wickets. He has accumulated 14 scalps along with Jason Behrendorff and Yasir Arafat and they are getting active support from Nathan Coulter-Nile and Brad Hogg.
Nic Maddinson blasted 85 off 48 balls for Sydney Sixers vs. Adelaide Strikers in the first semi-final as Michael Lumb, Moises Henriques, Jordan Silk and Riki Wessels have demonstrated batted perfectly in the tournament. Brett Lee has postponed his retirement plans after his team qualified for the final spot. He is their major bowler with 10 wickets whereas Doug Bollinger, Sean Abbott and Nathan Lyon are assisting him with positive results.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 @ 08:40 GMT, 19:40 local at Manuka Oval, Canberra.
The encounter will be disturbed by showers with the temperatures around 9-18ᵒC.
The skippers of both sides can go for batting after winning the toss.
The wicket is easy going for the batsmen but the overcast conditions will assist the bowlers.
Perth Scorchers – Adam Voges (C), Shaun Marsh, Michael Carberry, Michael Klinger, Ashton Turner, Sam Whiteman, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Yasir Arafat, Jason Behrendorff, Brad Hogg.
Sydney Sixers – Nic Maddinson (C), Michael Lumb, Riki Wessels, Moises Henriques, Jordan Silk, Ryan Carters, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Nathan Lyon, Brett Lee, Doug Bollinger.
Perth Scorchers defeated Sydney Sixers in the pool match and will be the most likely winners again.