The 46th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2010-21 will be played between the Adelaide Strikers and Brisbane Heat at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
Both the teams have won 5 and lost 6 games played in the tournament so far, both will be looking to turn things around when they face each other.
Adelaide Strikers Team Updates:
Matt Renshaw and Philip Salt will probably open the inning for the STR team. Both are very talented players and played many attacking innings in previous matches.
Alex Carey (C & WK), Jonathan Wells, Jake Weatherald will form the middle order of the team.
Travis Head and M Neser are back in the Strikers team and would be hoping to put a positive impact.
Alex Carey will lead the STR team as a Captain. He will also do wicket keeping for his team.
Danny Briggs will take care of the spin bowling of the team.
M Neser , Wes Agar , Peter Siddle and Daniel Worrall will lead the pace attack of the team.
Brisbane Heat Team Updates:
Chris Lynn and Max Bryant will probably open the inning for the Brisbane Heat team. Both are well known inning openers.
Marnus Labuschagne, Joe Denly, Joe Burns will form the middle order of the team.
L Gregory and J Widermuth will be the key allrounders of the team.
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.
M Kuhnemann and M Swepson will take care of the spin attack.
Morne Morkel ,M Stekeete and J Wildermuth will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Last 5 Head to Head:
Adelaide Strikers: 3 Won Brisbane Heat: 2 Won
Chris Lynn has scored 300 runs at an average of over 40. He is must pick for Captaincy of VC.
Alex Carey has been the most promising performer with the bat for Strikers , He has scored 280 runs at an average of over 30 and a strike rate of nearly 120.
Mark Steketee has picked up 18 wickets and has an economy rate of under 9 runs per over.
Jack Wildermuth has not been very impressive with the bat, having scored only 72 runs, but he has made up for it with his clever bowling. Wildermuth has picked up 12 wickets.
Wes Agar has been the best performer with the ball. He has picked up 17 wickets and has an economy rate of under 8 runs per over.
M Labuschagne was in brilliant form in the Recent India vs AUS series, he will play a big role in the bating.
In wicket keeping, Alex Carey will be best choice.
Fast bowlers may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – Chris Lynn, Alex Carey
Vice-Captain Options – M Stekeete, M Labushchagne.
Death over bowlers: W Agar, P Siddle, M Stekeete
STR Squad :
Alex Carey(WK), Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head(C), Matt Renshaw, Ryan Gibson, Michael Neser, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Liam OConnor, Peter Siddle, Cameron Valente, Harry Nielsen(WK), Liam Scott, Spencer Johnson, Jonathan Wells, Matthew Short, Harry Conway, Daniel Worrall
Brisbane Heat Squad :
Marnus Labuschagne, Chris Lynn(C), Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Lewis Gregory, Jimmy Peirson(WK), Jack Wildermuth, Mitchell Swepson, Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett, Morne Morkel, Lachy Pfeffer(WK), Jack Sinfield, Simon Milenko, Matthew Kuhnemann, Connor Sully, Sam Heazlett, Ben Laughlin, Tom Cooper, Jack Wood, James Bazley, Matthew Willans, Max Bryant