The two teams last met in the previous edition’s Challenger game, which the Sixers won and advanced to the final.
The Sydney Adelaide Strikers will face the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League’s second match (BBL). The Sydney Sixers advanced to the final but were defeated by the Perth Scorchers. Last season, the Strikers came close to reaching the final, but were defeated in the challenger match by the Sixers. Travis Head will lead the team again this season.
Match: Adelaide Strikers vs Sydney Sixers
Date & Time: December 14, 1:45 PM
Venue: Adelaide Oval
STR vs SIX Probable Playing XIs
STR: Alex Carey, Travis Head, Chris Lynn, Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Henry Thornton, Jake Weatherald, Colin de Grandhomme ,Cameron Boyce, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar
SIX: Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Dan Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Nathan Lyon, Josh Philippe, Jordan Silk, James Vince.