STR vs HEA Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat – 21 January 2021 (Adelaide). The Big Guns Marnus Labuschagne and Travis Head are back after their International duties.
Adelaide Strikers will take on Brisbane Heat in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
Adelaide Strikers have won five of their eleven games in the tournament so far. Carey has been their best batsman, whereas the rest of the batsmen are struggling. Peter Siddle will return from his injury, whereas Agar has been their best bowler. Travis Head and Michael Neser will join the team for this game.
Brisbane Heat have also won five of their eleven games in the tournament. Lynn is in brilliant form, whereas the rest of the batsmen are struggling. The bowling of Mark Steketee has been excellent, whereas Jack Wildermuth has also bowled some very good spells. The arrival of Marnus Labuschagne and Mitchell Swepson will certainly bolster the team.
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 was 162 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 5; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 3.
Match Details :
Time:- 1.45 PM, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Adelaide Strikers – Philip Salt, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Matt Renshaw, Jon Wells, Jake Weatherald, Michael Neser, Danny Briggs, Daniel Worrall, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar.
Brisbane Heat – Chris Lynn, Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Lewis Gregory, Jimmy Peirson, Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Morne Morkel, Mitchell Swepson, Xavier Bartlett.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Travis Head, Alex Carey, Chris Lynn, Wes Agar, and Mark Steketee.
STR vs HEA Team Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Carey has scored 280 runs this season, whereas his average has been 31.11. Carey has been the best batsman of the side.
STR vs HEA Team Batsmen
Chris Lynn (Price 10.5) and Marnus Labuschagne (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Brisbane Heat. Lynn has scored 300 runs in just seven games, whereas his average has been 42.85. Marnus is a technically solid player, whereas he was brilliant in the recent test series against India as well.
Philip Salt (Price 9) will be our batsman from the Adelaide Strikers. Salt has scored 226 runs this season, whereas his average has been 20.54. He is not in great form, but Salt is an experienced T20 player and will open the innings for his side.
STR vs HEA Team All-Rounders
Travis Head (Price 9.5) and Michael Neser (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounders from the Adelaide Strikers. Head scored 228 runs at an average of 32.57 last season, whereas he scalped four wickets in his bowling. Neser scalped ten wickets last season, whereas he is a very good hitter of the ball. Both of them are brilliant all-rounders.
Jack Wildermuth (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Brisbane Heat. Wildermuth has scalped 12 wickets this season, whereas he can get promoted in batting too.
STR vs HEA Team Bowlers
Mark Steketee (Price 8.5) and Mitchell Swepson (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Brisbane Heat. Steketee has scalped 18 wickets in the tournament, whereas Swepson scalped nine wickets last season. Swepson is a wicket-taking leg-spinner.
Peter Siddle (Price 9) and Wes Agar (Price 9) will be our bowlers from the Adelaide Strikers. Agar has scalped 17 wickets this season, whereas Siddle has scalped 13. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Adelaide Strikers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Travis Head and Chris Lynn
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Alex Carey and Mark Steketee
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