Brisbane Heat taking on table-toppers Sydney thunder at Bellerive Oval today which marks the 28th match of the tournament. Sydney Thunder is enjoying their finest form of the tournament with five wins from six games. They are a well-balanced outfit with their openers Usman Khawaja and Alex Hales are in sublime form with the bat. Their bowlers led by Adam Milne are also doing the fine job. The biggest revelation this year is the inclusion of Tanveer Sangha who has added much-needed variety into their attack. He is troubling the batsmen at both the ends and keeps the run rate under control in middle overs. Sydney Thunder will be looking for yet another win that will increase their chance of qualifying for playoffs. Daniel sams are chipping in with useful runs down the order and also doing the fine job with the ball. Chris Green is also taking wickets at regular intervals which is an added advantage.
Brisbane heat on another hand is coming to this match with a spectacular win against Sydney thunder. They will be starting this match as underdogs against star-studded and well-balanced Sydney Thunder line-up. Jimmy Pierson is leading the side in the absence of injured Chris Lynn. He has done his job quite well so far and his form is crucial for Brisbane heat to get better off Sydney thunder. Jack Wildermuth and Lewis Gregory are doing an excellent job with their all-round skills. The arrival of Joe Burns and Joe Denly will strengthen their batting order. James Bazley is helping the side with useful contributions down the order. With both, the teams have got exciting resources you can expect a better game of Free Cricket Betting Tips between these two sides.
Players to watch out for:
Mujeeb Ur Rahman:
Mujeeb Ur Rahman seems to have found his lost mojo in the last couple of games. He will look to continue the same form with the ball that will help his side to contain the star-studded Sydney Thunder line-up.
Everyone knows how good he is with the bat, especially in the T20 format. He is yet to come up with a match-winning knock. So he will be eyeing to bounce back strongly and starts contributing for his side.
Expected Playing XI:
Joe Burns, Max Bryant, Joe Denly, Jimmy Peirson (C&WK), Lewis Gregory, Jack Wildermuth, James Bazley, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett and Matt Kuhnemann
Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Callum Ferguson (C), Sam Billings (WK), Oliver Davies, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Tanveer Sangha, Chris Green, Adam Milne and Nathan McAndrew
You can expect a decent batting track with the average score being 160-170 mark. Both the teams will play better cricket to improve their chance to qualify for play-offs. With pitches assisting them batting second will be the ideal option for captains who wins the toss.
You can expect star-studded Syndey Thunder to get better-off Brisbane heat. So you can expect a gritty encounter with Sydney thunder emerge as victorious.