Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder: BBL|13 top Clash at The Gabba.

Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder – The Gabba in Brisbane is set to witness an electrifying clash between the Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder on Wednesday, December 27, in the 16th match of the Big Bash League 2023-24. With the bat flip scheduled at 1:15 pm IST and the first ball to be bowled at 1:45 pm IST, cricket enthusiasts can expect an intense battle between these two formidable teams.

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Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder Match squads/Playing XI

Brisbane Heat: Colin Munro (New Zealand) (c), Xavier Bartlett, Sam Billings (England), Josh Brown, Max Bryant, Jordan Buckingham, Hugo Burdon, Spencer Johnson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Nathan McSweeney, Michael Neser, Matthew Renshaw, Mitch Swepson, Paul Walter (England).

Brisbane Heat Playing XI– Colin Munro(c), Josh Brown, Nathan McSweeney, Matt Renshaw, Sam Billings(w), Paul Walter, Michael Neser, Xavier Bartlett, Spencer Johnson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Mitchell Swepson.

Sydney Thunder: Cameron Bancroft, Ollie Davies, Matthew Gilkes, Chris Green (c), Alex Hales (England), Liam Hatcher, Zaman Khan (Pakistan), Nathan McAndrew, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Jason Sangha, Tanveer Sangha.

Sydney Thunder Playing XI-Cameron Bancroft(w), Alex Hales, Jason Sangha, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green(c), Liam Hatcher, Zaman Khan, Tanveer Sangha

Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder Form Guide:

Brisbane Heat: WWDWL The Heat has been unbeaten in their three games this season, and a fourth victory would solidify their position at the top of the BBL|13 standings. Last season’s runners-up are emerging as strong contenders alongside powerhouses Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers.

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Sydney Thunder: WLLLW Having secured their first win in BBL|13 by chasing down the Stars’ 172 with 10 balls to spare, the Thunder aims for a better showing with the bat against the Heat after failing to chase down 7-151 in their season opener.

Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder Players to Watch:

  • Zaman Khan (Thunder): The Pakistani slinger has been a highlight in BBL|13, showcasing a dazzling yorker that proves nearly unplayable. Zaman claimed 3-24 in the Thunder’s last match against the Stars and sits second on the tournament’s wickets tally with six.
  • Brisbane Heat Bowlers: The Heat’s bowlers have been exceptional in BBL|13, taking the most wickets (26) so far. ‘Tall Paul’ Walter, Xavier Bartlett, and Mitch Swepson share the second spot on the wicket-takers list with six wickets each.
  • Hugo Burdon (Heat): All-rounder Hugo Burdon rejoins the Heat squad as a local replacement player. His contributions with both bat and ball will be crucial for the Heat.

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Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder Head-to-Head:

  • Overall: Heat (12 wins), Thunder (7 wins), No result (1)
  • At the Gabba: Heat (4 wins), Thunder (2 wins), No result (1)

Key Stats:

  • Brisbane Heat has won their last two BBL matches against the Sydney Thunder.
  • Sydney Thunder boasts the best batting false shot rate this season (33%), while Brisbane Heat is close behind with 38%.
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  • Paul Walter (Brisbane Heat) has scored an impressive 89% of his runs from boundaries in BBL|13.
  • Alex Ross (Sydney Thunder) holds the best batting dot ball rate (19.5%) in BBL|13.
  • Alex Hales (Thunder) is on the verge of reaching 100 sixes in the Big Bash League, aiming to become the first overseas player to achieve this milestone.

Cricket enthusiasts are in for a treat as The Gabba hosts this crucial BBL|13 clash, promising high-intensity action and memorable moments on the field.

Dream11 Fantasy Team – Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder.


  1. Sam Billings (vc) – Brisbane Heat

Batsmen: 2. Colin Munro (c) – Brisbane Heat

  1. Josh Brown – Brisbane Heat
  2. Alex Hales – Sydney Thunder
  3. Alex Ross – Sydney Thunder

All-rounders: 6. Paul Walter – Brisbane Heat

  1. Chris Green – Sydney Thunder

Bowlers: 8. Zaman Khan – Sydney Thunder

  1. Nathan McAndrew – Sydney Thunder
  2. Xavier Bartlett – Brisbane Heat
  3. Mitchell Swepson – Brisbane Heat


  • Colin Munro is chosen as the captain (c) due to his consistent batting performances.
  • Sam Billings is selected as the vice-captain (vc) for his role as a wicketkeeper-batsman and potential for scoring big.
  • The team is balanced with a mix of batsmen, all-rounders, and bowlers from both teams.
  • Players’ recent form, performance, and their roles in the team have been considered while forming this Dream11 fantasy team.

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