The 7th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 will be played between Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Sydney Thunder Team Updates:
The Thunder, led by Callum Ferguson, lost their first match to the Melbourne Stars as they failed to chase down 170 ending up only with 147 run
Alex Hales and Usman Khawaja will probably open the inning for the Sydney Thunder team. Both are very talented players and played many attacking innings in previous matches.
Callum Ferguson (C), Alex Ross, Ben Cutting will form the middle order
Daniel Sams, Chris Green can be handy in the death overs.
Callum Ferguson will lead the Sydney Thunder team as a Captain. He is also good Batsman.
Baxter Holt will do the wicket keeping for Sydney Thunder team.
Jonathan Cook , Tanveer Sangha and Chris Green will take care of the spin bowling of the team.
Nathan McAndrew, Daniel Sams and Ben Cutting will lead the pace attack of the team.
Brisbane Heat Team Updates:
The Brisbane Heat also lost to the Melbourne Stars itself scoring only 125 runs batting first.
The bowlers didn’t have many to defend and they could just pick 2 wickets
Max Bryant and Sam Heazlett will probably open the inning for the Brisbane Heat team.
Chris Lynn (C), Daniel Lawrence, Tom Cooper will form the middle order of the team
Jimmy Peirson (WK), Simon Milenko can be handy in death overs
Chris Lynn will lead the Brisbane Heat team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Jimmy Peirson will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his Brisbane Heat team.
Jack Wood will take care of the spin attack of the team
Ben Laughlin and Xavier Bartlett will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Head to Head:
Sydney Thunder: 2 Won Brisbane Heat: 2 Won
Alex Hales scored 46 runs off 41 balls in the opening game for the Thunder. He can be dangerous anytime
Callum Ferguson scored a fighting half-century (54 off 35) in the previous game and will continue to play a crucial role with the bat for the Thunder.
Tanveer Sangha impressed many on debut picking up two wickets. He is a good spin bowler and can pick wickets in this match also
Chris Lynn is one of the best T20 batsmen. But he could not score big runs in the last game. He would like to perform for his side.
In wicket keeping, both the wicket keepers are good. You can choose anyone.
Spin bowlers may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Option: Callum Ferguson, Chris Lynn
Vice-Captain Option: Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja
Wicket taking death over bowlers: Daniel Sams, Ben Laughlin
Must pick spin bowlers: Chris Green, Tanveer Sangha
Sydney Thunder Squad :
Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson(C), Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Baxter Holt(WK), Jonathan Cook, Tanveer Sangha, Adam Milne, Sam Billings(WK), Arjun Nair, Brendan Doggett, Chris Tremain, Jason Sangha, Matthew Gilkes(WK), Oliver Davies
Brisbane Heat Squad :
Max Bryant, Sam Heazlett, Chris Lynn(C), Dan Lawrence, Tom Cooper, Jack Wildermuth, Jimmy Peirson(WK), Mark Steketee, Matthew Kuhnemann, Ben Laughlin, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Mitchell Swepson, James Bazley, Marnus Labuschagne, Lewis Gregory, Jack Sinfield, Lachy Pfeffer(WK), Joe Burns, Connor Sully, Jack Wood, Xavier Bartlett, Simon Milenko, Morne Morkel, Matthew Willans