Sydney Thunder will face Brisbane Heat in the 25th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20. The match will take place on Monday, January 6 at the Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney. It will commence at 1:40 PM (IST).
The Thunder have had a good start to their campaign as out of the 6 matches they have played, they have won 3, lost 2 and 1 game ended in a no result. They are currently placed at the 3rd position on the points table with 7 points to their name. They will like to secure a win in this fixture to get back to winning ways after having lost their last game against Melbourne Stars by 3 wickets.
On the other hand, Brisbane Heat had a poor start to the tournament after having lost both their opening fixtures. But they made a comeback as they won 2 out of the next 3 games. They beat Hobart Hurricanes in their last game by 31 runs. They are currently placed 6th on the points table with 6 points to their name and will look to secure a win here. Both the teams met in the tournament opener where the Thunder emerged victorious by 29 runs. Let's have a look at the squads and Dream11 prediction.
Sydney Thunder Squad: Callum Ferguson (Captain), Matthew Gilkes (Wicket-keeper), Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja, Alex Ross, Jonathan Cook, Arjun Nair, Chris Green, Daniel Sams, Liam Hatcher, Nathan McAndrew, Tanveer Sangha and Chris Tremain.
Brisbane Heat Squad: Chris Lynn (Captain), Tom Banton (Wicket-keeper), Sam Heazlett, Max Bryant, Matt Renshaw, Ben Cutting, Cameron Gannon, Josh Lalor, Ben Laughlin, Jimmy Peirson, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson and Zahir Khan.
Wicket-keepers: Tom Banton
Batsmen: Chris Lynn (Captain), Usman Khawaja, Max Bryant, Callum Ferguson (Vice-captain)
All-Rounders: Ben Cutting, Chris Morris
Bowlers: Josh Lalor, Zahir Khan, Daniel Sams, Chris Green
Sydney Thunder are expected to start as favourites for the match.