BBL 2022/23 – Play-off (Eliminator), Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat, match preview, predicted lineups

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In the play-off no. 1 of BBL 2022-23 it sees Sydney Thunder in action against the Brisbane Heat

Sydney Thunder take on Brisbane Heat on Friday in BBL 2022/23 Eliminator as playoff begins. Both teams will be looking for a win here.

Date and Time : 27th January 2023, 7:15 PM (Local)

Venue : Spotless Stadium, Sydney

Sydney Thunder will now aim for progressing further after the league phase has got over. They will have to be quality as it is tough  now.

Thunder’ batsman will have to get the runs for their platform to be set. While bowlers will have to get the job done.

Coach and captain will have to strategise according to the game situations.

On the other hand, Brisbane Heat will too look to get ahead in terms of the tournament as the league phase is now over. They must look to win the tournament.

Heats’ batsman will look to get the job done as the team requires it. Bowlers will have to be clinical as well.

Coach will have the responsibility to have the team be ready tactically.

For the wicket, it will be good for batting.

Team news and possible lineups

There are no fresh injury concerns for both sides at the moment.

Sydney Thunder XI : O. Davies, Ross, J. Sangha, Warner, McAndrew, Sams, Cutting, Gilkes, Chris Green (C), Qadir, G. Sandhu.

Brisbane Heat XI : Khawaja (C), Labuschagne, Renshaw, Hain, J. Brown, Bazley, Neser, Peirson, Kuhnemann, Swepson, Johnson.


It should not be an easy thing to predict the outcome of matches in playoffs as teams will give their all. Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat have done well till here and Sydney Thunder will have the home advantage. But Brisbane Heat will not make things easy. A close contest won by the team which gives their all.


Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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