|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Brisbane Heat
||vs|| Sydney Sixers
ScheduleSunday, 11 January 2015 at 08:10 GMT / 08:10 UK / 13:40 IST
VenueBrisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabbe, Brisbane
The bottom line team of the Big Bash League, 2014-15, Brisbane Heat, has lost four of their games out of five and are struggling badly. They were at the receiving end in their fifth match against Brisbane Heat who crushed them by a hefty margin of eight wickets. Sydney Sixers, on the other hand are one among top four units with six points from five outings and they are determined to produce better results in their remaining games. Sydney Sixers fought well in their last match vs. Melbourne Stars that ended as tied but they missed two points in the one-over eliminator.
Nathan Reardon scored unbeaten 55 for Brisbane Heat in their previous game, Chris Lynn, Peter Forrest and Jimmy Peirson have scored quite a few runs in the event. Ryan Duffield is their top bowler with five wickets while rest of his partners are facing difficulties for productive results.
Michael Lumb blasted 80 for Sydney Sixers against Melbourne Stars and Jordan Silk contributed unbeaten 37 runs while Nic Maddinson, Riki Wessels and Moises Henriques are their batsmen in form. Their deadly bowling department revolves around Brett Lee, Sean Abbott, Doug Bollinger and Ben Dwarshuis.
Sunday, January 11, 2015 @ 08:10 GMT, 18:10 local at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabbe, Brisbane.
A gloomy weather with prediction of rain and the temperatures around 22-30ᵒC.
Brisbane Heat will opt for batting and Sydney Sixers will go other way around after winning the toss.
The surface has proved to be a nice batting track on the last two occasions and Brisbane Heat clinched their only win of the tournament vs. Melbourne Stars at the same venue.
Brisbane Heat – James Hopes (C), Jimmy Peirson, Peter Forrest, Chris Lynn, Simon Milenko, Ben Cutting, Nathan Reardon, Andrew Flintoff, Daniel Vettori, Ryan Duffield, Mark Steketee.
Sydney Sixers – Moises Henriques (C), Michael Lumb, Nic Maddinson, Riki Wessels, Jordan Silk, Ryan Carters, Sean Abbott, Steve O’Keefe, Ben Dwarshuis, Brett Lee, Doug Bollinger.
The confident Sydney Sixers will add another two points to their tally.