The match 24 of BBL 2020-21 will be held at The Gabba in Brisbane, played between Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers . The match will be kicked off on 2nd January (Saturday) at 15:15 (GMT+6).
If you look at the current points table, the clash in Brisbane on Saturday may seem like a David vs Goliath affair. We’re going to have the mighty Sydney Sixers, on the one hand, who barely put a foot wrong in the ongoing BBL season. Thus far, they’ve secured four wins out of five matches.
Standing between them and a 5th victory will be the Brisbane Heat, who have had more agony than ecstasy this season’s BBL. Thus far, they have won just one match and are reeling at the penultimate spot of the points table. They would hope that their fortunes will turn around as well at the turn of the year, while consistency is what Sydney Sixers will keep their eyes on.
For a riveting weekend of cricket matches, the weather forecast is perfect. There is only a 20% chance of rainfall, and the temperature will stay around 25°C.
It is expected that the pitch in Gabba to be inclined towards the bowlers. At this venue, anything over 150 can be hard to chase down.
Average first innings score: 149 (three BBL 2020-21 games played at the venue)
Chasing Teams Records: 1 Won, 2 Lost, 0 Tied
Probable Playing XIs
Jimmy Peirson (C & WK), Max Bryant, Sam Heazlett, Ben Laughlin, Tom Cooper, Mark Steketee, Jack Wildermuth, Xavier Bartlett, Lewis Gregory, James Bazley, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Daniel Hughes (C), Josh Philippe (WK), Jordan Silk, Jack Edwards, James Vince, Carlos Brathwaite, Steve O’Keefe, Daniel Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Jake Ball
Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers Dream11:
Josh Philippe (C), Jack Wildermuth (VC), Daniel Hughes, James Vince, Max Bryant, Lewis Gregory, Daniel Christian, Ben Dwarshius, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Jake Ball, Mark Steketee
As a skipper, Jimmy Peirson may not have had a lot of success, but he has been productive with the bat. At an average of almost 60, Jimmy Peirson scored 118 runs. It is recommended to include him in at least one of your Dream11 teams. It is predicted that Sydney Sixers will be the winner of this match. Let’s back the team at baji.live!