Adelaide Strikers and Brisbane Heat are set to lock cornucopias on Thursday, December 23 at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide in match 18 of BBL 2021-22. The Heat, led by Jimmy Peirson, are placed seventh in the points table and will be going into the game on the reverse of a 53- run loss at the hands of Chris Green’s Sydney Thunder.
The fact that Tom Abell has been ruled out due to an injury for a minimum of four weeks has jolted the Heat quite a bit as well. Talking of Strikers, they’re also coming on the reverse of a loss against Sydney Sixers in their former institution.
Match – Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat – Match 18
Venue – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
Time – 01:45 PM IST, 08:15 AM GMT
Where to watch live – Sony Sports Network, Sony LIV
The pitch at the Adelaide Oval is anticipated to be a good bone for fur. The chasing platoon gets quite a fair quantum of help from the face. The baits may come into play as well. The Strikers, still, may not want to mind defending a score moreover.
Jake Weatherald, Matthew Short, Matt Renshaw, Jonathan Wells, Thomas Kelly, Harry Nielsen (wk), George Garton, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall, Peter Siddle (c), Fawad Ahmed
Max Bryant, Chris Lynn, Ben Duckett, Sam Heazlett, Jimmy Peirson (c & wk), Tom Cooper, James Bazley, Xavier Bartlett/Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Matches- 14, Adelaide Strikers – 8, Brisbane Heat – 6, N/R- 0
At Adelaide Oval
Matches- 7, Adelaide Strikers – 3, Brisbane Heat – 4, N/R- 0
Matthew Short-Adelaide Strikers
Matthew Short has arguably been the name batter for the Strikers in the BBL. Having scored 140 runs from four games at a normal of 35, the right-hander has looked on top of his game.
Rashid Khan-Adelaide Strikers
Rashid Khan has had his moments in the BBL and hasn’t let his platoon down. In four matches, the Afghanistan incentive has picked up six lattices at an emotional frugality rate of6.68.