With both sides sitting precariously mid-table, a win is vitally important for both the Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers when they meet at the MCG on Tuesday night.
After facing off on Monday, the Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes do battle again on Friday night, this time at the Adelaide Oval.
"With a robust record on the road and against their opponents, plus a form-line that traverses that of their struggling hosts, I’ll be jumping on the Strikers."
There are set to be plenty of fireworks when the Adelaide Strikers do battle with the Sydney Sixers in the traditional New Year’s Eve clash at the Adelaide Oval.
The Adelaide Strikers will be hoping they can bounce back from a first-up defeat against the Brisbane Heat by overcoming the Perth Scorchers at the WACA on Friday.
Minor premiers for the last two seasons, the Adelaide Strikers kick-off their 2016/17 BBL campaign on Wednesday night when they welcome the Brisbane Heat to Adelaide Oval.
The Cricket Trader previews the first Big Bash League Semi Final between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Thunder as both sides aim to make their first final.