Sydney Thunders were the champions of BBL 2015. That was the only occasion when Sydney Thunder appeared in the final and came out victorious as well. Afterwards, they have failed to repeat what they did in 2015 however Sydney Thunder would hope that their fate changes this time.
Sydney Thunder Squad 2021
Sydney Thunders team comprises local Australian talent who have also represented at international level whereas all Overseas players in Sydney Thunders are from England. Overall an exciting unit who can revive the fortunes of their team this year.
Sydney Thunders Play List
Sydney Thunders Players List 2021: 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 Thunder Batsmen 2021
Sydney Thunder have a strong looking batting lineup. They have one of the finest opening pairs in T20 Cricket in the form of Alex Hales and Usman Khawaja. Hales is a reputable T20 Batsman, while Usman Khawaja is a moderate approach batsman.
To support these 2 mega stars they have got Alex Ross and Jason Sangha. Ross has great numbers in T20 Cricket while Jason Sangha is a potential talent. Sam Billings and Daniel Sams are the other two batsman who can win matches on their own.
Sydney Thunder Batsmen: Sam Billings, Daniel Sams, Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Jason Sangha and Alex Ross.
Sydney Thunder All-Rounders 2021
Sydney Thunder have a talented bunch of All-Rounders in their squad. They have a balanced set of all-rounders with 2 Pace Bowling all-rounders and 2 Spin Bowling all-rounders. Ben Cutting is the biggest star of the all-rounders pool of Sydney Thunders. Daniel Sams is similar to Ben Cutting with the bat, while he is a genuine wicket taking option with the ball as well.
Chris Green is another big name in this unit who has made a good reputation lately in T20 Leagues. Oliver Davies is an emerging talent who is also a part of this all-rounders pool.
Sydney Thunder All-Rounders List 2021: Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green and Oliver Davies.
Sydney Thunders Wicket-Keepers 2021
Sam Billings of England is the first choice wicket-keeper of this lineup. Billings has a very impressive record in T20 Cricket. A couple of youngsters, Matthew Gilkes and Baxter Holt can also keep the wickets and they are the backup wicket keeper options in this squad.
Sydney Thunders Wicket-Keepers list 2021: Sam Billings, Matthew Gilkes and Baxter Holt.
Sydney Thunder Fast Bowlers 2021
Englishmen Saqib Mahmood is the leader of this pace attack supported by Chris Tremain. Both of these pacers have a fairly good record in T20 Cricket. Gurinder Sandhu is probably the 3rd pace bowling option for Sydney Thunder. Pakistan Mohammad Hasnain also signed by Thunders to boost their pace brigade.
Nathan McAndrew and Brendan Doggett are supposed to play the supporting role as both of them haven’t got anything extra-ordinary on their T20 Resume as yet. Overall it looks a balanced pace attack, but not the best.
Sydney Thunder Fats Bowlers List: Brendan Dogget, Gurinder Sandhu, Nathan McAndrew, Saqib Mahmood and Chris Tremain, Mohammad Hasnain.
Sydney Thunder Spinners 2021
Tanveer Sangha and Jonathan Cook are the two specialized spin bowlers in this lineup. Both the leg spinners are relatively new in T20 Cricket, but both of them have shown promise and their early stats are a proof of it. This spin attack could be very threatening and the oppositions shouldn’t take this emerging spin duo lightly in any case.
Sydney Thunder Spinners List 2021: Tanveer Sangha and Jonathan Cook.
Sydney Thunder Captain 2021
Usman Khawaja will be seen in the leadership role of Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League 2021.
Sydney Thunder Overseas Players 2021
Sydney Thunder Foreign Players List consists of 3 English Players. One emerging fast bowler and wicket keeping batsman accompanying a highly talented but currently out of reckoning opening batsman in Alex Hales.
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain also roped in by Sydney to boost their pace battery in BBL 2021-22 edition.
Sydney Thunders Overseas Players List 2021: Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Saqib Mahmood, Mohammad Hasnain.
Sydney Thunder Schedule 2021
Sydney Thunder opening match of BBL 2021 will be against Brisbane Heat. Sydney Thunder next match will be against Melbourne Stars. Complete. Sydney Thunder Fixtures details are mentioned below as per BBL 2021 schedule announced by ACB.
|Mat #||Date||Day||Team vs Team||Venue|
|2||06-Dec||Mon||Thunder vs Brisbane Heat||Manuka Oval, Canberra|
|7||10-Dec||Fri||Melbourne Stars vs Thunder||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne|
|10||12-Dec||Sun||Thunder vs Melbourne Stars||Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney|
|14||19-Dec||Sun||Brisbane Heat vs Thunder||The Gabba, Brisbane|
|20||26-Dec||Sun||Thunder vs Sydney Sixers||Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney|
|24||28-Dec||Tue||Thunder vs Perth Scorchers||Manuka Oval, Canberra|
|28||31-Dec||Fri||Adelaide Strikers vs Thunder||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|32||02-Jan||Sun||Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers||Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney|
|36||05-Jan||Wed||Perth Scorchers vs Thunder||Perth Stadium, Perth|
|40||08-Jan||Sat||Melbourne Renegades vs Thunder||Docklands Stadium, Melbourne|
|44||10-Jan||Mon||Hobart Hurricanes vs Thunder||Aurora Stadium, Launceston|
|47||13-Jan||Thu||Thunder vs Hobart Hurricane||Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney|
|50||15-Jan||Sat||Sydney Sixers vs Thunder||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney|
|55||19-Jan||Wed||Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades||Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney|
Sydney Thunder Live Steaming 2021
Live Streaming of Sydney Thunder 2021 matches will be available on below channels: