Preview for HEA vs HUR Dream11 Contest:
Brisbane Heat will be taking on Hobart Hurricanes in Match 41st of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2021-22 on Saturday (January 8).
The game will be played at the iconic Gabba where Heat will be hoping to get one their way in home conditions.
Heat are desperate for a victory. Having won just three and lost six of their nine games so far, they are placed sixth in the competition.
The Hurricanes are positioned fourth with four wins and five losses in their nine games.
Probable Playing XI
Brisbane Heat – Jake Lehmann, Jack Clayton, Fakhar Zaman, Sam Heazlett, Tom Cooper (c), Lachlan Pfeffer (wk), Steven McGiffin, Will Prestwidge, Ronan McDonald, David Grant, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Hobart Hurricanes – Matthew Wade (c & wk), Ben McDermott, D Arcy Short, Caleb Jewell, Peter Handscomb, Tim David, Mitchell Owen, Thomas Rogers, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane, Macalister Wright
Weather Update: Partly cloudy; 28 degrees C; wind 21 km/h
Pitch Report: The Gabba has always been a true surface for T20 cricket, aiding high-scoring games.
HEA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction
The Hurricanes are the better of the two sides heading into this game, keeping in mind their form and greater position in the standings. The Heat will be playing at their home base, though, and that shall inspire a sense of belief and confidence in their ranks. But still, expect the Hurricanes to come out as winners.
HEA vs HUR Dream11 Captaincy Picks
Ben McDermott (10.5 credits): McDermott is Hurricanes’ top run-getter of the tournament thus far with 364 runs at an average of 60.66 and strike-rate of 163.96.
Tom Rogers (9 credits): Rogers is Hurricanes’ top-wicket taker in the BBL 2021-22 till now. The pacer has bagged 14 scalps from his eight games with an economy rate of 7.06.
Sam Heazlett (9 credits): Heazlett has been the most consistent Brisbane Heat batter for the summer. He has scored 242 runs from his nine outings at a strike-rate of 128.72.
HEA vs HUR Dream11 Budget Picks
Sandeep Lamichhane (8.5 credits): the Nepal wristspinner may not be at his absolute best but has still made his presence felt for the Hurricanes, taking 8 wickets in BBL 2021-22 so far while going for 7.83 runs per over.
David Grant (8.5 credit): Grant bowled a superb spell of 3/20 off his 4 overs in Heat’s defeat versus the Renegades, proving to be their only bowler who looked in control despite no pressure of the asking rate to work with.
Mujeeb-ur-Rahman (8.5 credits): the Afghanistan mystery spinner has taken his 7 wickets in BBL 2021-22 so far while going for only 6.05 runs per over.
Mega League Team for HEA vs HUR Dream11 Contest
Matthew Wade (wk), Ben McDermott (c), J Lehmann, Sam Heazlett (vc), Fakhar Zaman, D’Arcy Short, Sandeep Lamichhane, D Grant, R Meredith, T Rogers, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman
Small/Head to Head Team for HEA vs HUR Dream11 Contest
Matthew Wade (wk), Ben McDermott (vc), J Lehmann, Sam Heazlett (vc), Fakhar Zaman, D’Arcy Short, Sandeep Lamichhane, D Grant, R Meredith, T Rogers (c), Mujeeb-ur-Rahman
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