The 39th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 season will be played between Melbourne Renegades and Brisbane Heat at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Brisbane Heat Team Updates:
Brisbane Heat have registered 3 wins from their last 4 games, after winning only once in their first 5 appearances.
From past few matches, Heat have looked quite dominant and would like to repeat the same.
Max Bryant and Chris Lynn will probably open the inning for the Brisbane Heat team. Both are very talented players and played many attacking innings in previous matches.
Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Lewis Gregory, Jimmy Peirson (WK) will take care of the middle order.
Chris Lynn will lead the Brisbane Heat team as a Captain. He is also good Batsman.
Jimmy Peirson will do the wicket keeping for Brisbane Heat team.
Morne Morkel and Xavier Bartlett will lead the pace attack of the team.
Melbourne Renegades Team Updates:
Melbourne Renegades might be the last-placed side of this competition, but they broke their 7-matches long winless streak in the last game.
They defeated a brilliant team like Strikers with M Nabi leading from front.
Mckenzy Harvey and Aaron Finch will probably open the inning for the REN team. Both are well known inning openers.
Sam Harper (WK), Jake Fraser-McGurk will take care of the middle order of the team.
Beau Webster, Imad Wasim will take handle the lower order.
Aaron Finch will lead the REN team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Sam Harper will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his REN team.
Noor Ahmed will lead the spin attack of the team.
Kane Richardson, Jack Prestwidge and Will Sutherland will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Head to Head:
Brisbane Heat: 2 Won Melbourne Renegades: 1 Won
Chris Lynn has scored 223 runs at an average of almost 45 and a strike rate of over 150.
Mark Steketee has been phenomenal in the bowling unit of Brisbane Heat. He has picked up 16 wickets from 8 games.
Kane Richardson has been impressive with the ball for the Reds. He has picked up 12 wickets and has an economy rate of just over 8 runs per over.
Aron finch is having poor form so far in the tournament, but he is a big player and can be dangerous anytime.
In wicket keeping, Sam Harper will be best choice.
Fast bowlers may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – Aaron Finch, Chris Lynn
Vice-Captain Options – Mark Steketee, Max Bryant.
Brisbane Heat Squad :
Chris Lynn(C), Max Bryant, Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Jimmy Peirson(WK), Lewis Gregory, James Bazley, Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett, Matthew Kuhnemann, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Swepson, Simon Milenko, Jack Sinfield, Lachy Pfeffer(WK), Dan Lawrence, Connor Sully, Tom Cooper, Jack Wood, Sam Heazlett, Ben Laughlin, Morne Morkel, Matthew Willans, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman
REN Squad :
Mackenzie Harvey, Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch(C), Sam Harper(WK), Jack Prestwidge, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou, Noor Ahmad, Zak Evans, Josh Lalor, Rilee Rossouw, Marcus Harris, James Pattinson, Mitchell Perry, Jon Holland, Cameron Boyce, Will Sutherland, Brody Couch, Mohammad Nabi, Brayden Stepien(WK)