Brisbane Heat will lock horns with Adelaide Strikers at the Brisbane Cricket Ground on Wednesday. In their first meeting against Adelaide Strikers this season, the hosts walked off with a 39-run triumph and will look to replicate the same result in this match as well. Currently, they are placed at the 5th position on the league table with 15 points in their bank. Moreover, nine of their players are back in the set-up after recovering from COVID-19.
On the other hand, Adelaide Strikers are in deep trouble in this tournament, as they have lost 8 of the 10 matches they have played in this league. Their previous outing against Melbourne Stars has also didn’t go well for them and they ended up losing the match by 5 wickets. With only two wins, Adelaide Strikers are rooted at the bottom of the points table. Moreover, Matt Renshaw is not available for the next match as he tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers, Match 46
Venue: Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
Date & Time: 12th January, at 1:45 PM IST and 7:15 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: FanCode
It’s a well-suited surface for the batters to score runs at a higher rate through the boundaries are very too big. The bowlers need to work hard in this format of the game to pick wickets. Having said that, players will get the results accordingly to their efforts.
Probable Playing XIs for HEA vs STR:
Chris Lynn, Ben Duckett (wk), Sam Heazlett, Lachlan Pfeffer, Jake Lehmann, Tom Cooper (c), Will Prestwidge, Xavier Bartlett, Mark Steketee, Mujeeb ur Rahman, David Grant.
Matthew Short, Jake Weatherald, Jonathan Wells, Henry Hunt, Thomas Kelly, Harry Nielson (wk), Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle (c), Harry Conway, Ryan Gibson, Fawad Ahmed