Date: January 1, 2023
Time: 1:45 PM IST
Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane
Ball-by-ball commentary: SportsTiger App
The second game of the doubleheader will see the Brisbane Heat hosting the Sydney Sixers at the iconic Gabba. The Sixers enter this fixture after registering a dominant win over the Melbourne Renegades by six wickets. Whereas the Heat fell short by just 11 runs against the Sydney Thunder.
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The pitch at the Gabba has been a batting paradise where specifically fast bowlers have an advantage in the early moments of the game. The average first innings score in domestic T20 games is 165.
The Brisbane Heat have been the worst-performing team so far in the 2022-23 season of the BBL. The Heat is placed at the bottom of the table with just one win in five games. Their batting hasn’t been able to score big runs consistently while their bowling has also been falling short of expectations.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Brisbane Heat
Max Bryant, Colin Munro, Matt Renshaw, Sam Billings, Jimmy Peirson (c & wk), Ross Whiteley, Michael Neser, James Bazley, Mark Steketee, Matthew Kuhnemann, Mitchell Swepson
Whereas , the Syndey Sixers are tied for the top spot on the table with four wins in six games. The Sixers haven’t had many individual stars as they won games as a team. Their batting may be their weakness but the bowling has often stepped up to perform and take crucial wickets throughout the tournament so far.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Sydney Sixers
Kurtis Patterson, Josh Philippe (wk), James Vince, Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Hayden Kerr, Chris Jordan, Ben Dwarshuis, Jackson Bird, Izharulhaq Naveed
Sydney Sixers are looking like the favorites to take the victory against Brisbane Heat as they have a more well-rounded team with star players in each department.
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