Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane.
The pitch in Brisbane has been pretty sporting so far in the tournament. While run-scoring won’t be all that tough, the bowlers won’t return empty-handed either. Winning the toss and fielding first should be the preferred option for teams.
Brisbane Heat is all set to host Hobart Hurricanes in match number 49 on January 20 (Friday) at the Gabba. Jimmy Peirson-led Brisbane Heat is currently reeling at number 7 with four wins and six defeats.They have four remaining games in the group stage and if they don’t fix their flaws now, it might get too late for the team. Meanwhile, Hobart Hurricanes are having similar outings in the competition as with five wins and seven defeats, they are at fifth position in the table. Let’s look at the match prediction for the upcoming fixture based on numbers and stats.
Brisbane Heat: Josh Brown, Usman Khawaja (c), Marnus Labuschagne, Matt Renshaw, Sam Hain, Jimmy Peirson (wk), James Bazley, Michael Neser, Spencer Johnson, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Kuhnemann
Hobart Hurricanes: Caleb Jewell, Ben McDermott, Zak Crawley, Matthew Wade (c & wk), D Arcy Short, Tim David, Faheem Ashraf, Tom Andrews, Nathan Ellis, Patrick Dooley, Riley Meredith