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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Brisbane Heat v Adelaide Strikers

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The 36th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Brisbane Heat and Adelaide Strikers at The Gabba in Brisbane.

Brisbane Heat are placed at the 5th spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 4 wins and 4 losses from 8 matches. The Heat have 8 points and a net run rate of - 0.083.

The Heat will face the challenge of Adelaide Strikers in this game who are placed at the 3rd spot in the leaderboard, with 4 wins from 7 matches. One of their games was washed out which is why the Strikers have 9 points and a net run rate of + 0.554.

Alex Carey has been the leading batsman for Adelaide Strikers but he will not be available due to the Australia ODI tour of India. Travis head has replaced the wicketkeeper as skipper. Jake Weatherald and Jonathan Wells have stepped up in Carey's absence. Both are just shy reaching the 300-run mark and have impressive strike rates.

After his hat-trick, Rashid Khan is comfortably leading the Strikers' bowling attack with 14 scalps from 8 matches, including best match figures of 4/22.

Chris Lynn is the top run-scorer for Brisbane Heat with 265 runs from 8 games, including an unbeaten 60. He has the best of 94 and has struck at over 160. Tom Banton will no longer be available and will be replaced by AB de Villiers, the man who everybody has been waiting for.

Among the bowlers, Ben Laughlin has picked up the maximum 10 wickets for the team from 8 innings. Josh Lalor is next with 9 wickets and the best of 3/21.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Adelaide Strikers - Peter Siddle, Michael Neser, Jonathan Wells, Harry Conway, Travis Head (c), Matthew Short, Cameron Valente, Billy Stanlake, Philip Salt, Rashid Khan, Jake Weatherald

Brisbane Heat - Max Bryant, Chris Lynn (c), Matt Renshaw, AB de Villiers, Joe Burns, Jimmy Peirson (wk), Ben Cutting, Josh Lalor, Mitchell Swepson, Ben Laughlin, Zahir Khan

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Adelaide Strikers

Who will win? – Adelaide Strikers

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – AB de Villiers (Brisbane Heat), Travis Head (Adelaide Strikers)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ben Laughlin (Brisbane Heat), Rashid Khan (Adelaide Strikers)

Most Sixes – AB de Villiers (Brisbane Heat), Jake Weatherald (Adelaide Strikers)

Man of the Match – Jake Weatherald

Team Scores Batting first – Brisbane Heat 155+, Adelaide Strikers 170+

Match Handicap Adelaide Strikers

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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