Pitch Conditions:

VENUE: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Pitch is expected to be neutral with batsmen getting some what extra advantage. You can expect scores in the range of 155-175.

Last 3 Big Bash match at this Venue:

PS: 189/1, BH: 150/9 (Pace:7 Spin:3)

ST: 158/8, BH: 162/3 (Pace:6 Spin:3)

PS: 167/6, SS: 168/1 (Pace:5 Spin:2)

Head 2 Head:

Brisbane: 10, Thunder: 3

Sydney Thunder Team Preview:

They had finished the group season at the 3rd rank in the last season. They will miss the services of U Khawaja and S Mahmood in this game.

Performance in the Warmup Matches:

Match 1: SIX: 168/4, THU:171/4(S Billings: 90, A Ross: 22, B Cutting: 14, T Sangha: 24/1, N McAndrew: 25/1)

Match 2: THU: 202/5, SIX: 148/6 (J Sangha: 40, D Sams: 66 and 29/2, M Gilkes: 35)

Probable  11:

Alex Hales: RHB

Sam Whiteman: LHB

M Gilkes: LHB

Sam Billings (wk): RHB

A Ross: RHB

D Sams: RHB+LAM

Ben Cutting: RHB+RAM

Chris Green: RHB+RAO

Nathan McAndrew: RHB+RAM

Tanveer Sangha: RAL

C Tremain: RAM/G Sandhu: RAM

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: A Hales, A Ross and S Billings ( S Whiteman is very talented batter but he plays very slow)

Main Pacers: N McAndrew, D Sams and G Sandhu(high)/C Tremain (B Cutting will assist them)

Main Spinners: T Sangha and C Green

Expected Death Overs: N McAndrew and D Sams

Stats and Analysis of the Players:

S Billings(RHB):
H2H: 3 I, 61 R, 20.3 A, 135.6 SR
VENUE: 2 I, 40 R 20.0 A, 133.3 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 11 M, 10 I, 260 R, 28.88 A, 142.85 SR,
T20I: 33 M, 29 I, 417 R, 16.68 A, 128.30 SR,
T20D: 202 M, 188 I, 3807 R, 23.64 A
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 72, 36, 14, 2, 27,

M Gilkes(LHB):
H2H: 1 I, 4 R, 4.0 A, 66.7 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 0 R,
LAST MATCH SCORE:
T20D: 11 M, 8 I, 144 R, 18.00 A, 104.34 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 25&20, 16&0, 13&18, 51,

B Holt(RHB):
H2H: 1 I, 23 R 23.0 A, 95.8 SR
VENUE: 3 I, 24 R, 8.0 A, 85.7 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 4 M, 3 I, 24 R, 8.00 A, 85.71 SR,
T20d: 6 M, 5 I, 65 R, 16.25 A, 16.55 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 0, 29&0, 6&29, 41,

A Hales(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 8 I, 138 R, 19.7 A, 140.8 SR
VENUE: 8 I 202 R, 28.9 A, 147.4 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 15 M, 15 I, 543 R, 38.78 A, 161.60 SR,
T20I: 60 M, 60 I, 1644 R, 31.01 A, 136.65 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 25, 13, 19, 3, 19,

U Khawaja(LHB):
H2H: 8 I, 160 R, 20.0 A, 114.3 SR
VENUE: 9 I, 180 R, 20.0 A, 122.4 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 15 M, 15 I, 338 R, 24.14 A, 127.54 SR,
T20I: 9 M, 9 I, 241 R, 26.77 A, 132.41 SR,
T20D: 105 M, 104 I, 2878 R, 29.97 A, 129.00 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 70&8, 7, 4&52, 16,

O Davies(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 1 I, 0 R,
VENUE: 3 I, 86 R, 28.7 A, 179.2 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 8 M, 7 I, 90 R, 15.00 A, 152.54 SR,
T20D: 8 M, 7 I, 90 R, 15.00 A, 152.5 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 4, 57, 40, 28, 19

A ROSS(RHB):
H2H: 5 I, 177 R, 29.2 A, 130.0 SR
VENUE: 4 I, 112 R, 28.0 A, 145.5 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 8 M, 7 I, 126 R, 21.00 A, 118.86 SR,
T20D: 73 M, 61 I, 1309 R, 29.02 A, 80.10 SR,
T20D:
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 44, 0, 3, 18, 9

S Whiteman(LHB):
H2H: 4 I, 27 R, 6.8 A, 79.4 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 0 R
T20D: 42 M, 37 I, 628 R, 18.47 A, 122.41 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 7, 0&6, 176&13, 79,

J Sangha(RHB+LEG):
H2H:
VENUE: 1 I, 63 R, 175.0 SR
LAST MATCH SCORE:
T20D: 13 M, 11 I, 178 R, 19.77 A, 106.58 SR, + 1 I, 1 O, 1 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 4&0, 10&5+35/0&20/0, 12&78,

D Sams(RHB+LAM):
H2H: 6 I, 131 R, 26.2 A, 211.3 SR+ 5 I, 15.2 O, 8 W,
VENUE: 8 I, 142 R, 20.3 A, 177.5 SR+ 10 I, 31 O 13 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 10 M, 8 I, 200 R, 40.00 A, 188.67 SR, +9 I, 30. O, 11 W,
T20I: 4 M, 4 I, 54 R, 27.00 A, 234.78 SR, +4 I, 14 O, 4 W,
T20D: 56 M, 46 I, 491 R, 13.63 A, 147.44 SR, +54 I, 179 O, 68 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 41+46/1, 47/1, 3+15/0, 3+24/1, 21+32/1,

B Cutting(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 3 I, 87 R, 43.5 A, 155.4 SR+ 3 I, 4 O, 0 W,
VENUE: 5 I, 114 R, 57.0 A, 160.6 SR+ 5 I, 7 O, 1 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 15 M, 13 I, 280 R, 40.00 A, 156.42 SR, + 14 I, 29 0, 4 W,
T20I: 7 M, 5 I, 40 R, 10.00 A, 148.14 SR, +7 I, 21 O, 3 W,
T20D: 171 M, 143 I, 2368 R, 22.76 A, 149.02 SR, +156 I, 452 O, 128 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 11+20/0, 5+31/0, 0+23/1, 23, 10,

Arjun Nair(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 2 I, 5 R, 125.0 SR+ 3 I, 8 O, 3 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 45 R, 45.0 A, 180.0 SR+ 1 I, 3 O, 0 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 1 M, 1 I, 15 R, 15.0 A, 115.38 SR+ 1 I, 3 O, 1 W,
T20D: 34 M, 23 I, 251 R, 20.91 A, 117.84 SR+ 30 I, 80 O, 23 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 18+14/0, 30+29/0, 3+36/1, 12+10/0, 15+19/1,

C Green(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 6 I, 70 R, 23.3 A, 175.0 SR+ 9 I, 27 O 8 W,
VENUE: 8 I, 90 R 18.0 A, 134.3 SR+ 10 I, 28 O, 12 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 14 M, 8 I, 45 R, 6.42 A, 109.75 SR, +14 I, 39 O, 13 W,
T20I: 125 M, 80 I, 740 R, 14.23 A, 126.71 SR, +124 I, 404 O, 102 W,
T20D:
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 9+31/0, 1+19/1, 2+15/0, 7+17/1, 31+19/2,

T Sangha(LES):
H2H: 3 I, 11 O, 3 W
VENUE: 6 I, 23 O, 9 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 15 M, 15 I, 47.5 O, 21 W,
T20D: 15 M, 15 I, 47.5 O, 21 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 20/1, 34/0, 15/0, 44/3&20/0,

B Doggett(RAM):
H2H: 2 I, 4 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 7 O, 1 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 5 M, 5 I, 18.1 O, 9 W,
T20D: 28 M, 28 I, 87 O, 29 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 38/1&37/3, 75/4,25/3&67/1, 29/1, 21/0,

N Mcandrew: RAM
H2H: 3 I, 8 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 6 M, 17 O, 6 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 13 M, 13 I, 44 O, 15 W,
T20D: 27 M, 27 I, 74 O, 21 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 84/5&29/1, 50/2, 42/1&27/2, 54/2,

S Mahmood(RHB+RAM):
H2H:
VENUE:
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I: 9 M, 8 I, 29 O, 7 W,
T20D: 48 M, 47 I, 149 O, 59 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 19/2, 32/1, 34/2, 30/0, 1+36/0,

J Cook: (RAL)
H2H: 4 I, 13 O, 7 W,
VENUE: 4 I, 16 O, 4 W,
LASTSEASON SCORE: 3 M, 3 I, 9 O, 3 W,
T20I:
T20D: 24 M, 24 I, 79 O, 24 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 16/2, 36/0, 2+33/1, 31/2, 23/0,

C Tremain(RHB+RAF):
H2H: 7 I 23 O, 8 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 10 O, 4 W,
LAST SEASONSCORE: 3 M, 3 I, 7.5 O, 3 W,
T20I:
T20D: 52 M, 52 I, 180 O, 46 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 27/2, 30/1, 24/0, 52/4&15/0.,

G Sandhu:(RAM)
H2H: 7 I 23 O, 8 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 10 O, 4 W,
LAST SEASONSCORE: 3 M, 3 I, 7.5 O, 3 W,
T20I:
T20D: 52 M, 52 I, 180 O, 46 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 15/0&49/1, 57/6&11/1, 44/4

Brisbane Heat Preview:

They had reached to the eliminators in the last season. M Steketee, B Doggett, T Abell, M Neser, M Swepson and M Labuschagne are not available for selection. They are missing experienced pacers in their team.

Probable  11:

Max Bryant: RHB

Chris Lynn(c): RHB

B Duckett: LHB

S Heazlett: LHB

Tom Cooper: RHB+RAO

Jimmy Peirson(w): RHB

J Wildermuth: RHB+RAM

James Bazely: RHB+RAM

M Kuhnemann: LAO

Mujeeb: RAO

X Bartlett: RAM

X Bartlett was getting substituted in some of the matches in the last season.

Team Beak Up:

Main Batters: C Lynn, M Bryant and B Duckett ( S Heazlett is also a talented batter but is a hit or miss type player)

Main Pacers: X Bartlett, J Bazely and J Wildermuth

Main Spinners: Mujeeb and Kuhnemann

Expected Death Overs: J Bazely and X Bartlett(high)/J Wildermuth

Stats and Analysis of the Players:

B Duckett(LHB+RAO):
H2H:
VENUE:
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I: 1 M, 1 I, 9 R, 9.00 A, 128.57 SR,
T20D: 129 M, 122 I, 3057 R, 30.26 A, 135.56 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 16, 7, 6, 16, 24,

J Peirson(RHB):
H2H: 4 I, 77 R, 38.5 A, 130.5 SR
VENUE: 9 I, 176 R, 44.0 A, 129.4 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 17 M, 16 I, 324 R, 46.28 A, 126.56 SR,
T20D: 78 M, 69 I, 1184 R, 22.76 A, 124.36 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 42, 4&0, 62, 21, 6,

C Lynn(RHB):
H2H: 14 I, 576 R, 52.4 A, 172.5 SR
VENUE: 4 I, 121 R, 30.2 A, 136.0 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 13 M, 13 I, 458 R, 35.23 A, 15.72 SR,
T20I: 18 M, 16 I, 291 R, 19.40 A, 131.67 SR,
T20D: 218 M, 211 I, 5925 R, 31.34 A, 142.90 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 48, 14, 26, 15, 34,

M Bryant(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 6 I, 105 R, 21.0 A, 136.4 SR
VENUE: 2 I, 49 R, 24.5 A, 114.0 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 14 M, 14 I, 302 R, 21.57 A, 127.42 SR,
T20I:
T20D: 38 M, 38 I, 782 R, 21.72 A, 139.39 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 26, 3, 5, 32, 68,

T Abell(RHB+RAM):
H2H:
VENUE:
LAST MATCH SCORE:
T20I:
T20D: 53 M, 48 I, 1277 R, 34.51 A, 144.94 SR, +8 I, 10 O, 2 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 2&14+57/0, 0&0+63/3, 50, 26, 14,

T Cooper(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 8 I, 98 R 12.2 A, 105.4 SR+ 3 I, 5 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 42 R, 14.0 A, 116.7 SR+ 1 I, 1 O 0 W,
LAST MATCH SCORE:
T20I: 18 M, 17 I, 404 R, 28.85 A, 32.02 SR, +9 I, 17 O, W,
T20D: 150 M, 133 I, 2515 R, 22.45 A, 127.47 SR, +44 I, 81 O, 21 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 22 , 7, 1, 7, 7,

S Heazlett( LHB):
H2H: 4 I, 107 R, 53.5 A, 142.7 SR
VENUE: 4 I, 111 R, 37.0 A, 140.5 SR
LAST SEASON SCORE: 9 M, 9 I, 180 R, 22.50 A, 135.33 SR,
T20D: 35 M, 35 I, 585 R, 17.72 A, 128.00 SR,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 20, 65, 93, 0, 7,

M Labuschagne(RHB+LES):
H2H: 2 I, 32 R, 16.0 A, 100.0 SR+ 1 I, 4 O, 1 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 47 R, 23.5 A, 106.8 SR+ 2 I, 6 O, 1 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 6 M, 6 I, 176 R, 29.3 SR, 12307 SR,+6 I, 17 O, 10 W,
T20I:
T20D: 24 M, 23 I, 663 R, 31.57 A, 128.33 SR, +20 I, 46 O, 20 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 20+33/0, 110&28+18/0, 11+53/1,

M Neser(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 7 I, 57 R, 9.5 A, 100.0 SR+ 11 I, 37 O, 12 W,
VENUE:
LAST MATCH SCORE:
T20I:
T20D: 75 M, 47 I, 420 R, 14.00 A, 115.06 SR, +74 I, 242 O, 75 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 60/2&27/0, 55+85/2, 0&5+25/1,

J Wildermuth(RHB+RAF):
H2H: 4 I, 78 R, 26.0 A, 181.4 SR+ 6 I, 20 O, 7 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 45 R, 22.5 A, 236.1 SR+ 3 I, 10 O, 4 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 12 M, 9 I, 75 R, 9.37 A, 147.05 SR, +12 I, 42 O, 13 W,
T20I: 2 M, 2 I, 3 O, 1 W,
T20D: 53 M, 30 I, 252 R, 9.69 A, 118.86 SR, +53 I, 164 O, 40 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 12+66/0, 10/0&26/0, 38/0,

J Bazley(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 1 I, 4 R, 133.3 SR+ 1 I, 1 O 0 W,
VENUE:
LAST SEASON SCORE: 8 M, 7 I, 94 R, 23.50 A, 144.61 SR,+6 I, 12 O, 3 W,
T20D: 9 M, 8 I, 94 R, 18.80 A, 142.42 SR, +8 I, 13 O, 3 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 25/1, 12/3, 73/2, 39/1,

Mujeeb ur Rahman(RAO):
H2H: 4 I, 14.3 O, 4 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 4 O, 1 W
LAST SEASON SCORE: 8 M, 8 I, 30 O, 14 W,
T20I: 22 M, 22 I, 84 O, 32 W,
T20D: 153 M, 153 I, 576 O, 172 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 0+24/3, 21/0, 20/5, 14/1, 0+31/1,

M Kuhnemann(LAO):
H2H: 2 I, 4 O, 1 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 7 O, 2 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 6 M, 6 I, 14 O, 3 W,
T20I:
T20D: 9 M, 9 I, 24 O, 5 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 47/2&3/0, 65/1, 25/5&97/3, 54/3,

M Steketee(RAF):
H2H: 8 I, 29 O, 10 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 8 O, 3 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 16 M, 16 I, 56.2 O, 24 W,
T20I:
T20D: 53 M, 53 I, 183 O, 66 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 74/4&21/2, 47/0, 41/2&49/1, 40/1,

M Swepson( LES):
H2H: 5 I, 15 O, 5 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 8 O, 3 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 6 M, 6 I, 24 O, 9 W,
T20I: 7 M, 7 I, 23 O, 11 W,
T20D: 56 M, 54 I, 191 O, 59 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 30/0&68/3, 14+41/1, 12/3, 14/0,

M Willans(LAF):
H2H:
VENUE:
LAST SEASON SCORE:
T20I:
T20D:
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 26/1, 41/1, 39/0, 24/0,

X Bartlett(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 2 I, 4 O, 1 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 9 O, 1 W,
LAST SEASON SCORE: 16 M, 15 I, 41 O, 12 W,
T20I:
T20D: 16 M, 15 M, 41 O, 12 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 20/1, 81/2&33/0, 24/0&42/3,

Liam Guthrie(LAF):
LISTA: 9 M, 9 I, 60 O, 9 W,

C Sully(RHB):
LISTA: 3 M, 2 I, 18 R, 9.0 A, 69.23 SR+ 3 I, 18 O, 4 W,

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