HEA vs STR Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers – 23 December 2020 (Brisbane). The Brisbane Heat are in search of their first win in the tournament.
Brisbane Heat will take on Adelaide Strikers in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Gabba in Brisbane. The premier T20 competition of Australia is finally here.
Brisbane Heat have lost both of their games in the tournament so far. Lynn played a brilliant knock in the last game whereas, Wildermuth has impressed in his bowling. The likes of Daniel Lawrence, Mujeeb ur Rahman, and Ben Laughlin needs to step up in this game.
Adelaide Strikers have lost two of their three games in the league so far. The batting has struggled in the tournament, whereas Carey will also miss this game for the side. Worrall, Siddle, and Agar have been the wicket-takers, whereas Rashid has bowled with good economy. This game is going to be an important one for the Strikers
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in T20s at this ground is 165 runs.
Total BBL10 Games Played: 38; Bat 1st Won: 17; Bat 2nd Won: 21.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Brisbane Heat – Max Bryant, Sam Heazlett, Chris Lynn, Daniel Lawrence, Tom Cooper, Jimmy Pearson, Jack Wildermuth, Matthew Kuhnemann, Ben Laughlin, Mark Stekette, Mujeeb ur Rahman.
Adelaide Strikers – Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Jon Wells, Matthew Short, Harry Nielsen, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Jake Weatherald, Chris Lynn, Rashid Khan, Wes Agar, and Mujeeb ur Rahman.
HEA vs STR Team Wicket-Keeper
Jimmy Pearson (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Both keepers are not going to make any impact of the game. Pearson is picked as he is a better batsman than Nielsen.
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 scored 387 runs last season whereas, he scored a brilliant half-century in the last game. Bryant is a young talented opener, and he played a decent knock in the last game as an opener.
Jake Weatherland (Price 9.5) and Philip Salt (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Adelaide Strikers. Weatherald scored 407 runs last season whereas, he has scored 96 runs this time around. Salt is not in good form, but he is an aggressive opener and has a strike-rate of 157.32 in T20s.
HEA vs STR Team All-Rounders
Matt Renshaw (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Brisbane Heat. He has not done anything significant in the tournament, but it is necessary to pick one all-rounder.
HEA vs STR Team Bowlers
Mujeeb ur Rahman (Price 9) and Jack Wildermuth (Price 8) will be our bowlers from Brisbane Heat. Mujeeb picked 16 wickets in CPL 2020 and is a T20 specialist, whereas Jack scalped three wickets against the Thunders. Both of them are wicket-takers on the side.
Rashid Khan (Price 9.5), Peter Siddle (Price 9), and Wes Agar (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Adelaide Strikers. Khan is the no.1 T20 bowler, whereas Agar & Siddle have scalped six wickets each in the tournament so far. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Brisbane Heat are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Chris Lynn and Jake Weatherald
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rashid Khan and Wes Agar
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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.