Online Cricket Betting and Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Hobart Hurricanes v Brisbane Heat
The 21st match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Hobart Hurricanes and Brisbane Heat at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart.
Hobart Hurricanes are placed at the 5th spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with two wins and two losses from four games. They have four points and a net run rate of - 0.363.
They will be up against Brisbane Heat who are placed just below them with one win and two losses from three games. The Heat have two points and a net run rate of - 0.050.
It is not a surprise at all that opener D Arcy Short is the top run-scorer for Hobart Hurricanes with 120 runs from 4 innings at an average of 30 and a strike rate of 123.71. He has scored two half-centuries, including the best of 60. This has resulted in his call-up for the three-match ODI series against India after Sean Abbott suffered an injury.
Ben McDermott has contributed 88 runs from 4 innings at an average of almost 30, including unbeaten 51. Riley Meredith has picked up 8 wickets for Hobart Hurricanes from 4 innings. James Faulkner and Qais Ahmad have also had a couple of good games.
Chris Lynn is the top-scorer for Brisbane Heat with 125 runs at an average of 62.50 and a strike rate of almost 135. Mitchell Swepson and Ben Laughlin are the top wicket-takers for the Heat.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Hobart Hurricanes - George Bailey, David Miller, James Faulkner, Clive Rose, Ben McDermott (c & wk), Simon Milenko, D Arcy Short, Qais Ahmad, Caleb Jewell, Riley Meredith, Nathan Ellis
Brisbane Heat - Ben Laughlin, Chris Lynn (c), Ben Cutting, Josh Lalor, Jimmy Peirson (wk), Matt Renshaw, Sam Heazlett, Mitchell Swepson, Zahir Khan, Max Bryant, Jack Prestwidge
Who will win the toss? - Brisbane Heat
Who will win? – Hobart Hurricanes
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – D'Arcy Short (Hobart Hurricanes), Chris Lynn (Brisbane Heat)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Qais Ahmad (Hobart Hurricanes), Ben Laughlin (Brisbane Heat)
Most Sixes – D'Arcy Short (Hobart Hurricanes), Chris Lynn (Brisbane Heat)
Player of the Match – D'Arcy Short
Team Scores Batting first – Hobart Hurricanes 180+, Brisbane Heat 165+
Match Handicap Hobart Hurricanes
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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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