SCO vs HEA Dream11 Prediction: The fifth encounter of the Big Bash League T20 2021-22 season is scheduled to be played between the Perth Scorchers and the Brisbane Heat at the Optus Stadium in Perth on 8 December (Wednesday). Both these teams are coming into this match after having faced quite different results in their previous few T20 matches. The Perth Scorchers finished as the runners-up in the last season of the Big Bash League T20 where they lost the final against Sydney Sixers by 27 runs, but performed very well throughout the group stage. On the other hand, Brisbane Heat did not had the best of starts to this edition of the tournament as they lost their opening game against Sydney Thunder by 7 wickets. However, both these teams will now want to play with the best of their abilities in this starting stage of the competition.
Fixture Name: Match 5, Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat
Competition: Big Bash League T20
Date: 8 December
Time: 4:05 PM IST
Ground: Optus Stadium, Perth
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The surface at the Optus Stadium will be have some excellent batting-friendly conditions as seen in the last few games. Things have improved from the batters point of view in this T20 competition but there will still be great assistance for the pacers as well. Therefore picking a right combination of batters, bowlers and all-rounders will be really important in this match.
Team Form Guide:
SCO (recent last): L W L L W
HEA (recent last): L L W W W
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Ashton Turner Stats in T20
Perth Scorchers captain Ashton Turner will have to take the responsibility especially in the batting department for his team in this tournament. Turner has scored more than 1300 runs in T20 format of the game at an excellent strike-rate of 131.86.
Colin Munro Stats in T20
For the Perth Scorchers, left-handed batter Colin Munro will definitely be a key player to watch out for in this edition of the T20 tournament. Munro smacked a total of more than 7500 runs at an excellent strike-rate of 141.78.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
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Chris Lynn Stats in T20
For the Brisbane Heat, experienced batter Chris Lynn will be expected to play his natural power-hitting game in this edition of the Big Bash League. Chris Lynn had a remarkable performance in the last edition where he smacked a total of 458 runs in 13 innings at a wonderful strike-rate of 154.73.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman Stats in T20
Brisbane Heat off-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman has been a consistent wicket-taker in the shorter format of the game and also delivered crucial performances with the ball in the Big Bash League T20. Mujeeb has picked up more than 150 wickets while having played as many as 153 T20 matches at an impressive economy of less than 7.
The Perth Scorchers will depend a lot upon the likes of Kurtis Patterson, Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner and Laurie Evans to take the responsibility in the batting department. The trio of Jason Behrendorff, Andrew Tye and Ashton Agar will be their crucial part of the bowling attack. On the other hand, Brisbane Heat will be looking to pick up their first win of this season and the likes of Chris Lynn, Sam Heazlett, Max Bryant and Ben Duckett will be their mainstay clogs in the batting department while the likes of Xavier Bartlett, Liam Guthrie and Mujeeb Ur Rahman will be their crucial bowlers. The toss factor is once again expected to play an important role in this T20 game. According to the SCO vs HEA today match prediction & Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat cricket betting tips, SCO are the favourites to win this match.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: Ben Duckett
BATTERS: Chris Lynn, Sam Heazlett, Ashton Turner, Colin Munro, Kurtis Patterson
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ashton Agar
BOWLERS: Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Xavier Bartlett, Jason Behrendorff, Andrew Tye
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Ashton Turner, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
For Grand League: Colin Munro, Chris Lynn.