Series: Big Bash League 2018-19
Match: 36th match
Date: 20th January 2019, Sunday
Time: 7 pm Local Time
Venue: Sydney Cricket ground, Sydney.
The Big Bash League is rolling along nicely at the moment. The 36th match of the season will witness the Sydney Sixers cricket betting tips. Brisbane Heat lock horns for the second time as the former side had won the contest last time around despite being an away team. This is the best chance for the Heat to avenge their previous defeat and both the teams are in some desperate need of wins to get under their belt to recover from the bottom half of the table.
Brisbane, however, are also coming off a huge controversy that has been created due to a floodlight failure at the Gabba in their previous game. The Thunder applied to be awarded two points after being in the winning position according to them, Brendon McCullum took to Twitter to lash out at them. The focus should better be back on cricket for them now if they are hoping to qualify for the knockouts.
The story is not much different for the Sixers. They are at the sixth place at the moment with four wins from nine matches. and will be looking to make the most of the home games now. Moises Henriques will be hoping for a change in fortunes to avoid the hat-trick of losses. For that to happen though the Men in Pink should endure a decent outing in all the departments given the fact that their opponent have some superstars in their line-up.
The Sixers have named an unchanged squad for this encounter. might play the same side with the spinners expected to come into the action. Jack Edwards continues to get more chances while Daniel Hughes and Jordan Silk also need to deliver consistently alongside Henriques.
The Heat have added Matt Kuhnemann in the line-up but he might have to wait for his chance. Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Mitchell Swepson are doing a good job and the visitors are unlikely to play three spinners. Brendon McCullum and Chris Lynn continue to be key for them while Max Bryant has also been in superb form. It is important for the Heat for one of this trio to click.cricket betting tips
In the last five matches between the sides Sydney have 3 win and Heats have one while other being tied. Sydney have a good record against Brisbane.
Brisbane might not change their side from the last game.
Jack Edwards. Daniel Hughes. James Vince. Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Josh Phillipe (wk), Tom Curran, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwashius, Ben Manenti, Steve O Keefe.
Max Bryant, Brendon McCullum, Chris Lynn (c), Jimmy Peirson (wk), Ben Cutting, Alex Ross, Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Brendan Doggett, Mitchell Swepson, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Weather- Sydney should have some thunderstorms as per reports. There is 51% chance for rains. so.match could be ccurtailed.
Ground and Conditions
The Sixers have won only one out of three games, so far at the SCG so far this season. Two matches have been low-scoring affairs and the hosts have lost both.
Toss- Batting second in a shortened game is an advantage.
Brisbane should trump the sixers in this game, but rain might change the outcome. The team batting second will have higher chances of winning.