SCO vs HEA Big Bash League Challenger Fantasy Prediction: Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat – 4 February 2021 (Canberra). The winner of this game will face the Sydney Sixers in the Final game on Saturday.
Perth Scorchers will take on Brisbane Heat in the Challenger Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Perth Scorchers lost their Qualifier game, and this is their second chance. This team has played as a unit in the batting department, with every batsman firing at some stage of the tournament. Jhye Richardson has been on fire, whereas Tye & Behrendorff are also bowling some brilliant spells. This team has one of the best bowling line-ups in the league.
Brisbane Heat have been on fire, and they have won their last two knockout games. Lynn has been brilliant in the tournament, whereas the emergence of Marnus Labuschagne has been excellent. Mark Steketee has been the best bowler of the side, whereas Swepson is bowling really well lately. The duo of Chris Lynn and Marnus Labuschagne is vital for this side, whereas Heazlett also played a crucial knock in the last game.
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 171 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 12; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 9.
Match Details :
Time:- 2.10 PM, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Perth Scorchers – Liam Livingstone, Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner, Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff, Andrew Tye, Fawad Ahmed.
Brisbane Heat – Chris Lynn, Joe Denly, Marnus Labuschagne, Sam Heazlett, Joe Burns, Lewis Gregory, Jimmy Peirson, Mark Steketee, Ben Laughlin, Mitchell Swepson, Morne Morkel.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Marnus Labuschagne, Chris Lynn, Colin Munro, Jhye Richardson, and Jason Roy.
SCO vs HEA Team Wicket-Keeper
Josh Inglis (Price 9) and Jimmy Peirson (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Inglis has scored 391 runs in the tournament at an average of 35.53, whereas his strike-rate has been 142.18. Peirson has scored 309 runs in the tournament, whereas his average has been a staggering 51.50. Both of them are in fine form with the bat.
[Pick Jason Behrendorff instead of Peirson if Perth bats first]
SCO vs HEA Team Batsmen
Colin Munro (Price 9.5) and Jason Roy (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Perth Scorchers. Munro has scored 441 runs this season at an average of 33.92, whereas he is the 4th highest run-scorer of the tournament. Roy has scored 355 runs at an average of 32.27, whereas his strike-rate has been 130.51. Both of them have decent in the tournament.
Chris Lynn (Price 10.5) and Sam Heazlett (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Brisbane Heat. Lynn has scored 436 runs in the tournament, whereas his average has been 36.33. Lynn is the 5th highest run-scorer of the season, and his strike-rate has been 156.27. Heazlett played a match-winning knock in the last game, and he would want to continue his good form.
SCO vs HEA Team All-Rounders
Marnus Labuschagne (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Brisbane Heat. Labuschagne has scored 161 runs in five games at an average of 32.20, whereas he has scalped ten wickets in bowling. He has been a great addition to the Heat squad.
SCO vs HEA Team Bowlers
Jhye Richardson (Price 10) and Andrew Tye (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Perth Scorchers. Richardson has scalped 27 wickets this season, whereas he has played some handy cameos with the bat as well. Tye has scalped 17 wickets this season, whereas his average has been 22.29. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Morne Morkel (Price 8.5) and Mitchell Swepson (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Brisbane Heat. Swepson has scalped eight wickets in five games, whereas Morne has scalped five in five games. Morkel bowls in the death-overs, whereas Swepson is in really good form.
[Mark Steketee has been dropped due to credit issues]
Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Colin Munro and Marnus Labuschagne
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Jhye Richardson and Chris Lynn
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Fantasy Team 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.