Brisbane Heat (HEA) will host Sydney Sixers (SIX) in the 25th game of the Big Bash League at The Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday (January 1). The Heat have managed just one win in five matches this season and are in the last place in the points table. They are on a two-match losing streak and will be expecting a different result from this game. The Sixers have won four out of six matches and are in third place in the points tally. They have won their last four games. The Sixers chased down the target of 125 runs in 17.5 overs and won the game by six wickets.
Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Sixers, 25th Match
Big Bash League, 1 Jan 2023, Sun, 1:45 PM IST, Brisbane
The pitch is expected to provide a decent amount of support to the batters in this game. The average first innings score in the last five matches at The Gabba is 171 runs. The team batting first have won four out of these five matches, and the team winning the toss might look to bat.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
Max Bryant, C Munro, RA Whiteley, James Bazley, Michael Neser, NA McSweeney, Sam Billings, Jimmy Peirson(C), Matthew Kuhnemann, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson
BENCH : Xavier Bartlett, Sam Heazlett, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Matt Renshaw, Jack Wildermuth, SR Hain, Josh Brown, SH Johnson, Will Prestwidge
Kurtis Patterson, JC Silk, JM Vince, DT Christian, Moises Henriques(C), Hayden Kerr, JR Philippe, JM Bird, Ben Dwarshuis, Izharulhaq Naveed, Naveen-ul-Haq
BENCH : Sean Abbott, Daniel Hughes, CJ Jordan, Nathan Lyon, Steve O’Keefe, J Edwards, Todd Murphy, Mickey Edwards, Toby Gray, Steve Smith, Joshua Kann