HEA vs STR Big Bash League Eliminator Fantasy Prediction: Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers – 29 January 2021 (Brisbane). This is the first knockout game of the BBL Finals series.
Brisbane Heat will take on Adelaide Strikers in the Eliminator Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Gabba in Brisbane.
Brisbane Heat won seven of their fourteen games in the league stages. Lynn is in brilliant form, whereas the arrival of Marnus Labuschagne has been brilliant. The bowling of Mark Steketee has been excellent, whereas Xavier Bartlett has bowled some crucial powerplay overs. The duo of Chris Lynn and Marnus Labuschagne is vital for this side.
Adelaide Strikers also won seven of their fourteen games in the league stages. Carey has been their best batsman, whereas Weatherald has been brilliant as an opener. Peter Siddle and Wes Agar have been brilliant in pace bowling, whereas the rest of the bowlers need to assist them. The Strikers would want to make a triple over the Brisbane Heat this season.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in BBL 10 at this ground is 157 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 5; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 3.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Brisbane Heat – Chris Lynn, Max Bryant, Marnus Labuschagne, Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Lewis Gregory, Jimmy Peirson, Mark Steketee, Ben Laughlin, Mitchell Swepson, Xavier Bartlett.
Adelaide Strikers – Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey, Travis Head, Philip Salt, Jon Wells, Ryan Gibson, Michael Neser, Daniel Worrall, Liam O’Connor, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Chris Lynn, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey, Wes Agar, and Mark Steketee.
HEA vs STR Team Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Carey has scored 412 runs this season, whereas his average has been 34.33. Carey has already scored a century in the tournament, and he is the 4th highest run-scorer of the tournament.
HEA vs STR Team Batsmen
Chris Lynn (Price 10.5) and Max Bryant (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Brisbane Heat. Lynn has scored 420 runs in the tournament, whereas his average has been 42.00. Bryant has scored 302 runs in the league, whereas his strike-rate has been 127.42. Lynn is the 3rd highest run-scorer of the season and his strike-rate has been 157.30.
Jake Weatherald (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from the Adelaide Strikers. Weatherald has scored 401 runs at an average of 36.45, whereas his strike-rate has been 143.72. He has been tremendous as an opener.
HEA vs STR Team All-Rounders
Marnus Labuschagne (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Brisbane Heat. Labuschagne has scored 123 runs in three games at an average of 41.00, whereas he has scalped six wickets in bowling. He has been a great addition to the Heat squad.
Travis Head (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Adelaide Strikers. Head scored 228 runs at an average of 32.57 last season, whereas he scalped four wickets in his bowling. He is not in very good form, but he should not be dropped.
HEA vs STR Team Bowlers
Mark Steketee (Price 9) and Xavier Bartlett (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Brisbane Heat. Steketee has scalped 22 wickets in the tournament, whereas Bartlett has scalped 12. Both of them are bowling well in the tournament and, Steketee is the 2nd highest wicket-taker of the tournament.
Peter Siddle (Price 9), Wes Agar (Price 9), and Daniel Worrall (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Adelaide Strikers. Agar has scalped 21 wickets this season, whereas Siddle has scalped 18. Worrall, on the other hand, has scalped 10 wickets in the tournament. All three of them are experienced pacers, and Agar is the 3rd highest wicket-taker of the tournament.
Match Prediction: Adelaide Strikers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Marnus Labuschagne and Alex Carey
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Chris Lynn and Jake Weatherald
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