Sydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat

32nd Match, Big Bash League 2017-18

Sydney Sixers face Brisbane Heat in the 32nd match of the Big Bash League 2017-18. After a disastrous start. SDS has registered two back-to-back victories to lift their position a little. Their opponent, Brisbane Heat, have won 4 of their 8 fixtures to be sitting at the fifth spot in the points table.

 

Date: 07:40 PM  LOCAL

Time: January 18, 2019

 

Ground Stats:

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

T20Is played: 4

Average 1st Innings total: 176

Average 2nd Innings total: 158

Highest total: 221/5

 

Sydney Sixers Team News:

Form (recent first): W W L L L L

Team Changes

SDS has made one change to their squad.

Squad

Johan Botha (c), Sean Abbott, Carlos Brathwaite, Joe Denly, Ben Dwarshuis, Mickey Edwards, Moises Henriques, Daniel Hughes, Nathan Lyon, Nic Maddinson, Peter Nevill, Daniel Sams and Jordan Silk

Playing XI
Johan Botha (c), Moises Henriques, Joe Denly, Nic Maddinson, Peter Nevill (wk), Nathan Lyon, Carlos Brathwaite, Sean Abbott, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Ben Dwarshuis

Key players

  • Nic Maddinson has had a good run in the tournament so far.
  • Sean Abbott has not been economical but given his team vital breakthroughs.

 

Brisbane Heat Team News:

Form (recent first): L L W W L W

Team Changes

Jason Floros comes in BRH squad for Cameron Gannon.

In-form batsman Joe Burns has picked up an injury at training. He could miss the game.

Squad

Brendon McCullum (c), Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Brendan Doggett, Jason Floros, Sam Heazlett, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Lalor, Jimmy Peirson, Alex Ross, Yasir Shah, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson

Probable XI
Brendon McCullum (c), Yasir Shah, Ben Cutting, Joe Burns*, Jimmy Peirson (wk), Mark Steketee, Jason Floros, Alex Ross, Sam Heazlett, Mitchell Swepson, Brendan Doggett

*doubtful

Key Players:

  • Brendon McCullum has scored 242 runs at a good strike rate of 142.35 per 100 balls.
  • Mark Steketee has in his bag 9 wickets in 8 matches.

 

India Fantasy Prediction:

Despite two wins in a row, Sydney Sixers go into the fixture as the underdogs. However, they can back themselves for another spirited show. We advise our readers to make more picks from the Brisbane side.

 

Please note: This SDS vs BRH match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI from the squads of the two teams listed above.

 

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