Sydney Thunder will take on Brisbane Heat in the 17th game of the Big Bash League 2022 on Tuesday (December 27) at the Sydney Showground Stadium in Sydney. The Thunder have won one out of four matches so far and are placed in the last position in the points tally. Their only win came in the very first game this season, after which their campaign was derailed. They lost the previous match against the Adelaide Strikers by six wickets. The Heat have won one game too out of three and are in sixth place in the points tally. They defeated Adelaide Strikers by six runs after posting a total of 166 runs and restricting the Strikers to 160 runs.
Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat, 17th Match
Big Bash League, 27 Dec 2022, Tue, 1:45 PM IST, Sydney
The pitch at the Sydney Showground Stadium in Sydney is likely to provide a lot of support to the batters. The average first innings score in the last five matches at this venue has been 165 runs. So the team winning the toss might look to bat.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
Oliver Davies, AD Hales, AI Ross, RR Rossouw, N McAndrew, DR Sams, M Gilkes, Brendan Doggett, Chris Green(C), Usman Qadir, Gurinder Sandhu
BENCH : BJ Holt, Jason Sangha, Tanveer Sangha, David Warner, DJ Willey, SM Whiteman, Ben Cutting, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Blake Nikitaras, Toby Gray
Max Bryant, C Munro, Matt Renshaw, RA Whiteley, Michael Neser, Sam Billings, Jimmy Peirson(C), Matthew Kuhnemann, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, SH Johnson
BENCH : Xavier Bartlett, James Bazley, Sam Heazlett, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Jack Wildermuth, SR Hain, Josh Brown, Will Prestwidge, NA McSweeney