Sydney Thunder is an Australian professional cricket team and represents Australia in Big bash league in all seasons. The home ground of Sydney thunder is Sydney Showground Stadium and play almost all of the matches there in the stadium. Sydney Showground is also known as the Giant Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park.
The uniform color of Sydney thunder is a lime green color. The Sydney thunder only won one big bash league title overall. The team won the title of BBL season 5. Before Sydney thunder, there was New South Wales Blues who played for KFC big bash. The cricket board chooses the Lime green color because it was unique, and other green colors resemble the different Sydney uniforms.
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Sydney Thunder Winning History
South Wales sports teams wear the blue color and later on when successor Sydney thunder came, the team was not allowed to wear the blue color. The team played the first match in Big bash league season first in 2011-12. In the opening matches of big bash season, the first team did not perform well and come at the last position in the first three seasons of big bash league. In the fourth season, the team came second last in BBL. In the Sydney Olympic Park, the home ground of the group was ANZ Stadium. After 2014, the team starts playing in their new home ground Sydney Showground Stadium until the 2024-25 big bash league.
Sydney Thunder Captain & Coach
Callum Ferguson is the captain of Sydney thunder. He represented Australia in all three forms of cricket. He is also representing South Africa in Sheffield Shield and now playing for the Sydney thunder in next season as a captain. Callum started his domestic career in 2004-5. In 2009, his form in limited-overs was great that the board selected him for international cricket.
Shane Bond is the coach of Sydney thunder. On the other hand, Shane represents India in Mumbai, India, and he is a bowling coach. He is also known as the best fast bowler of New Zealand. His fastest delivery was 156.4 km/h against in India in Worldcup.
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Sydney Thunder Players List
Sydney Thunder team squad now finally uploaded on the official website and here is the list of players including overseas players.
- Jos Buttler
- Jono Cook
- Callum Ferguson
- Matthew Gilkes
- Chris Green
- Usman Khawaja
- Jay Lenton
- Nathan McAndrew
- Arjun Nair
- Kurtis Patterson
- Daniel Sams
- Gurinder Sandhu
Who sponsors Sydney Thunder?
There are many sponsors of Sydney thunder which includes Mazda, HomeWorld, and Sydney Water. HomeWorld is an active member and feels proud to become a Sponsor of Sydney Thunder. Although, Sydney water is a partner of Thunder team for two years.
Sydney Thunder Fixtures
The First match will start at 6:10 PM and between Brisbane Heat vs. Sydney Thunder on 17 December.
The second match will start at 7:10 PM and between Melbourne Renegades vs. Sydney Thunder on 19 December.
The third match will start at 6:10 PM and between Adelaide Strikers vs. Sydney Thunder on 21 December.
The fourth match will start at 7:10 PM and between Sydney Sixers Men vs. Sydney Thunder on 28 December.