HEA Vs STA Dream11 And Match Report: Brisbane Heat look to overhaul their underachieving performance when they step out to the middle today.
This was a Brisbane Heat side heavily touted to storm the bastion of the Big Bash League and emerge as one of the outright favourites for the glistening trophy even before the ongoing edition of the league got underway. However, the side’s performance in the series opener was anything but with the team imbedding in place a harrowing performance, one which saw them being thumped to a 29 run defeat.
Stepping out in pursuit of 173 runs, the side kept losing wickets at regular intervals to completely fall apart and lose their way to be bundled out for 143. It was a dire performance by the outfit, a predicament they know they need to wrench out of come today’s upcoming contest when they take on Melbourne Stars in the second encounter of this Friday in the Big Bash League.
Elsewhere for Melbourne Stars for whom this will be their first match of the day, the side will be looking to make the most of a hurting Brisbane Heat side. The side come bestowed with a bowling unit which has imbued in it immense repertoire, one which can come send their opposition packing with disdain and perturb them with wicket to wicket line and length.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
This is a surface which will keep everyone interested over here with both the bats and bowlers thriving concurrently here. With us in for an even contest between bat and ball on a wicket which will play out the same across the full extent of the outing, the side winning the toss will be looking to head out and bat first with a clear idea of how to traverse their run chase.
Probable Playing 11
Tom Banton (WK), Max Bryant, Chris Lynn (C), Matt Renshaw, Sam Heazlett, Ben Cutting, Mark Steketee, Josh Lalor, Mitchell Swepson, Ben Laughlin, Zahir Khan
Nick Larkin, Hilton Cartwright, Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb (WK), Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell (C), Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Sandeep Lamichhane, Daniel Worrall
Big Bash League 2019-20
Match: Brisbane Heat Vs Melbourne Stars
Date And Time: 20th December, Friday- 6:10pm IST
Venue: Carrara Oval, Queensland
Television: Sony Six/HD, Kayo
- Tom Banton, Max Bryant, , Sam Heazlett, Ben Cutting
- Hilton Cartwright, Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb, Adam Zampa
Top 4 Batting Order
- Tom Banton, Max Bryant, Chris Lynn, Matt Renshaw
- Nick Larkin, Hilton Cartwright, Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb
- Tom Banton, Max Bryant
- Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb
Death Overs Bowlers
- Mitchell Swepson, Ben Laughlin
- Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall
HEA Vs STA Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
Brisbane Heat’s Tom Banton might have failed the last time around but the player is someone who has imbibed in him a worldclass skill set with the bat. It was something epitomised on Thursday when he was snared to play in the Ipl for the first time, someone we envisage coming up with a stellar performance when he steps out to the middle for this one.
The one bat represents us from the opposing side of the facet as well with us opting for the ever reliable and dependable Peter Handscomb for the affair.
HEA Vs STA Dream11 Batsmen
Across the foregone Mzansi Super League, Ben Dunk emerged as one of the most bankable and flawless names to find himself nail down his spot in the echelons of the league as one of the highest run getters. He was impeccable and immaculate across the league, regaling us in enterprising and euphoria displays to make him an instant selection for the encounter.
Opener Hilton Cartwright is also being brought into our side from Melbourne Stars while the destructive and daunting Chris Lynn will make a place in our side from the other side of the docket.
HEA Vs STA Dream11 All-Rounders
While the 28 runs Ben Cutting scored the last time around were enough to see him become an outright pick for us, the exceptional all-rounder from Brisbane Heat got the one wicket with the ball as well to see him hammer down a place in our side. Elsewhere, from Melbourne Stars we have decided to rope in Marcus Stoinis, someone who is capable of intertwining his skill set with both the bat and ball to come up with an instrumental performance.
HEA Vs STA Dream11 Bowling Order
We have both frontline quicks from Brisbane Heat make a way into our framework for the day. In Mark Steketee and Ben Laughlin, the side have two names who are more than capable of coming out and snaring a hoard of wickets with both the new ball and the death overs they ball in, seeing us make the duo an instant pick for the day.
Elsewhere, from Melbourne Stars, their finger spinner, Adam Zampa will be our first choice for the contest. The spinner is going to get immense rotations on this wicket, one where his trajectory will reap colossal rewards for the bowler to see him being brought in along with Nathan Coulter-Nile from the side.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Dunk will be our unit’s captain for the outing while Cutting is selected as our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.