Venue: Carrara Oval, Queensland
Pitch Report: The venue is set to host its first game of the tournament. However, if records are taken into account, the pitch has favored the team batting second. A fairly high-scoring game seems to be on the cards.
Match Preview: Brisbane Heat were completely outplayed by Sydney Thunders in all three departments in the previous match. Captain Jimmy Pierson will be hoping for a better performance with the bat and ball in this home game Sydney Thunder, on the other hand, snapped a three-match losing streak with a dominant win over Brisbane. Captain Chris Green will be hoping that the team can maintain their bat-and-ball standards.The previous meeting between the two teams saw Sydney Thunder easily defeat Brisbane Heat.
Max Bryant, Colin Munro, Matthew Renshaw, Sam Billings, Jimmy Peirson (capt & wk), Ross Whiteley, Michael Neser, Xavier Bartlett, Mark Steketee, Matthew Kuhnemann, Mitch Swepson
Alex Hales, Matt Gilkes (wk), Rilee Rossouw, Ollie Davies, Daniel Sams, Alex Ross, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green (capt), Gurinder Sandhu, Brendan Doggett, Usman Qadir.