- TournamentSheffield Shield 2022-23
- DateOct 06, 2022
- VenueKaren Rolton Oval, Adelaide
SAC VS VAC BETTING ODDS
VICTORIA INNING 1
SAC VS VAC
South Australia takes on Victoria in the next Sheffield Shield match, which is expected to be a feisty Test match.
In the national Australian cricket team, SA boasts several well-known players like Travis Head and Alex Carey. Victoria did, however, put up a valiant fight against the odds in the most recent encounter against SA, which ended in a tie. Peter Handscomb, the team’s captain, scored a staggering 148 runs while remaining unbeaten.
SAC VS VAC TEAM PREVIEWS
SOUTH AUSTRALIA REDBACKS
Right now, the team from South Australia is too strong to overlook.
In their most recent game versus NSW, the squad was outstanding in pursuing 326 runs on the last day. This was a big victory, and Henry Hunt, who is sharing the Sheffield Shield Player of the Year award with Victoria’s Travis Dean, put up a standout effort.
Even if Head and Carey strengthen South Africa’s lineup, the team can’t constantly depend on them as they often compete in Tests, ODIs, and T20s for Australia.
Hunt, an unequivocal emerging star in Australian hitting, has scored 773 runs in 10 games while maintaining a 42.94 batting average. He will undoubtedly be called up to represent his nation in a Test format soon enough.
In addition to Daniel Drew’s impressive performance as a batsman, who scored a century in the most recent match against Victoria, we also appreciate David Grant’s bowling, which has claimed 24 wickets in 9 matches.
South Australia Redbacks Playing 11
Alex Carey, Henry Hunt, Jake Carder, Jordan Buckingham, David Grant, Harry Conway, Jake Weatherald, Jake Lehmann, Nathan McSweeney, Travis Head, Wes Agar.
Victoria is a formidable squad on any given day, but the club’s depth suffered a little setback when Henry Thornton left for South Australia’s opponents and bowlers like James Pattinson refused to sign new contracts.
Even if Seb Gotch’s finger injury causes him to lose his starting position, backup Sam Harper is still adequate.
Victoria has won the Sheffield Shield four times in the last ten years because they consistently have a strong roster that is motivated to win and well-coached. However, we can’t help but believe that, apart from players with names like Handscomb and Dean, this current group isn’t quite as great as past ones.
The fact that Victoria did tie their most recent match with South Australia evens the playing field somewhat, and the return of hitter Will Pucovski is encouraging, but South Australia now seems to be the superior team.
Victoria Playing 11
Fergus O’Neill, Mitchell Perry, Jon Holland, Marcus Harris, Matt Short, Nic Maddinson, Peter Handscomb, Scott Boland, Sam Harper, Will Sutherland, William Pucovski.
SAC VS VAC TOSS PREDICTION
To make the most of a bouncy surface, any side that wins the toss will probably choose to bowl first.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
The pitch at the Karen Rolton Oval is as evenly balanced as they come, with a bouncy surface and a quick outfield where many runs often occur. For the most of the Test, the weather will stay an overcast 20°C.
SAC VS VAC BETTING TIPS
After their last match was drawn, South Australia undoubtedly allowed Victoria to into the game, therefore they will be attempting to make amends.
Carey and Head are probably going to score the most runs, but Henry Hunt should also be watched out for since he is a young batsman hoping to get into the national Test team.
Victoria’s team has lost a few outstanding players since the previous match, and SA seems to be too strong. Speculate on South Australia to triumph.