The 18th game of the Big Bash League will be between Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers and will be played at the The Gabba, Brisbane. Here is the preview of the game in the Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers, Match Preview:
Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane
Timing: 1:40 PM/ 08:10 AM GMT / 06:10 PM Local Time
Brisbane Heat Squad: Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Jason Floros, Sam Heazlett, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Lalor, Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum(c), Jimmy Peirson, Alex Ross, Mitchell Swepson, Shadab Khan, Mark Steketee
Perth Scorchers Squad: Adam Voges(c), Ashton Agar, Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Cameron Green, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Joel Paris, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, David Willey
The Heat have a strong batting lineup Chris Lynn, Brendon McCullum, Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Jason Floros, Sam Heazlett. The Kiwi superstar McCullum will be the star player along with Chris Lynn. Joe Burns, Alex Ross have also been among the runs for the Brisbane Heat. Yasir Shah was impressive with some wickets in the game against the Adelaide Strikers. Shadab Khan, Ben Cutting are some other key bowlers. Josh Lalor will be a important bowler for the Heat as well.
The Perth Scorchers have Adam Voges, Cameron Green, Hilton Cartwright as the key batsmen. Cameron Bancroft, Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Marsh are in the Aussie camp for the Ashes. The Perth Scorchers have a really strong bowling lineup with the likes of Mitchell Johnson and youngsters like Joel Paris, Ashton Agar, Joel Paris, Jhye Richardson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, David Willey. The Scorchers have a brilliant pace attack and will be a challenge for any opposition. The spin attack features Ashton Agar who can be a handy player with the bat as well. Adam Voges will be the key batsman with the bat. Hilton Cartwright has a fifty in the tournament so far.
The prediction is of Perth Scorchers win as they are a supremely talented squad with the right mix of youth and experience. The bowling of the Scorchers is probably the best in the tournament. Brisbane Heat will only win if the two big names from the Heat camp fire but that looks unlikely considering the bowling of the Perth Scorchers. This was the preview of the game. Please leave your comments and suggestions in the box below.