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BBL Match 49 | Heat vs Hurricanes: Preview, Prediction and Fantasy Tips

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Brisbane Heat will square off against Hobart Hurricanes in the 49th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2022-23 on Friday, January 20 at The Gabba, Brisbane.

Brisbane Heat is already out of contention for the playoffs race. They could manage only four wins from 11 games and are currently languishing at the second-last spot of the points table. 

Hobart Hurricanes, meanwhile, won five matches out of the 11 they played so far in the competition. With 10 points in their account, they are currently placed sixth on the league ladder.  

Match Details

Date & Time: January 20, 2:30 PM IST

Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network and Sony LIV App

Pitch Report 

The surface at the Gabba will assist the batters as we have seen in the last few games played here. The Pacers will be the key, especially with the new ball. The team winning the toss in this upcoming game might look to bat first.

Predicted Playing XI

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, Matthew Wade (c & wk), Zak Crawley, Tim David, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Tom Andrews, Patrick Dooley, Nathan Ellis, Riley Meredith

Cricket Exchange Fantasy Tips

Wicket-Keeper: Matthew Wade, Jimmy Peirson

Batters: Caleb Jewell, Tim David, Josh Brown

All-Rounders: Michael Neser, Matt Renshaw, D'Arcy Short 

Bowlers: Riley Meredith, Patrick Dooley, Matthew Kuhnemann

Captain: Michael Neser

Vice-Captain: Caleb Jewell


Hobart Hurricanes will fancy their chances against the depleted Brisbane Heat. All in all, a cracking T20 game beckons at Brisbane.

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