Big Bash League

The Big Bash League (BBL) 2023/24 continues to thrill cricket fans as Perth Scorchers lock horns with Brisbane Heat in Match 35 at Perth Stadium, Perth on 13th January 2024 at 10:45 AM IST. Let’s dive into the match preview, key statistics, pitch conditions, and Dream11 predictions.

Match Information:

  • Match: Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat, Match 35
  • Date: 13th January 2024
  • Time: 10:45 AM IST
  • Venue: Perth Stadium, Perth

BBL Points Table: Let’s take a glance at the current standings in the BBL 2023/24 season:

TeamMatches PlayedMatches WonMatches LostPointsNRR
HEA97016+1.393
SCO85211+0.706
SIX84210+0.253
STR9449+0.145

Brisbane Heat currently leads the table with an impressive unbeaten streak, while Perth Scorchers are placed second.

Previous Encounter: In their recent clash, Michael Neser was the Man of the Match, contributing significantly to Brisbane Heat’s success. Laurie Evans and Michael Neser were the fantasy point leaders for Perth Scorchers and Brisbane Heat, respectively.

Perth Stadium Pitch Report and Weather Conditions: Perth Stadium offers a balanced pitch, with an average 1st innings score of 145 runs in the last 20 matches. Teams winning the toss tend to choose to bowl first, given the favorable conditions for chasing.

The weather at Perth Stadium is expected to be challenging, with a temperature of around 39°C and 20% humidity. A wind speed of 4.84 m/s is anticipated.

Pace or Spin? Pacers have been highly successful at Perth Stadium, claiming 80% of the total wickets. Considering these stats, it is advisable to include pace bowlers in your Dream11 team.

Head-to-Head Stats: In the 22 matches played between Perth Scorchers and Brisbane Heat, Brisbane Heat’s batters have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the bowlers have been crucial for Perth Scorchers.

Dream11 Prediction – Top Picks:

Top Batsmen and Wicket-Keepers:

  1. Colin Munro: A top-order left-handed batter with an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games.
  2. Josh Inglis: A wicket-keeper with an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, known for his right-handed top-order batting.
  3. Matt Renshaw: A top-order left-handed batter with a fantasy rating of 7.6.

Top Bowlers:

  1. Jason Behrendorff: Left-arm fast-medium bowler with an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games.
  2. Xavier Bartlett: Right-arm fast-medium bowler with an average of 67 match fantasy points.
  3. Jhye Richardson: Right-arm fast bowler with a fantasy rating of 8.

Top All-Rounders:

  1. Aaron Hardie: A consistent all-rounder with an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games.
  2. Paul Walter: Left-handed batter and left-arm medium bowler with a fantasy rating of 8.4.
  3. Cooper Connolly: Left-handed batter with an average of 47 match fantasy points.

Top Players of the Last Match:

  1. Cooper Connolly: Scored 47 runs with 3 wickets, earning 95 match fantasy points.
  2. Xavier Bartlett: Took 6 wickets, securing 93 match fantasy points.
  3. Ashton Agar: Contributed with both bat and ball, earning 90 match fantasy points.

Captain and Vice-Captain Picks:

  1. Aaron Hardie (C): A consistent performer with a fantasy rating of 9.9.
  2. Colin Munro (VC): Top-order left-handed batter with a fantasy rating of 9.3.
  3. Jason Behrendorff (C): Left-arm fast-medium bowler with a fantasy rating of 8.4.

Squads:

  • Brisbane Heat (HEA): Usman Khawaja, Colin Munro, Michael Neser, Sam Billings, Jimmy Peirson, Jack Wildermuth, Matthew Kuhnemann, Matt Renshaw, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Swepson, and more.
  • Perth Scorchers (SCO): Laurie Evans, Mitchell Marsh, Cameron Gannon, Sam Whiteman, Jason Behrendorff, Ashton Agar, Matthew Kelly, Andrew Tye, Stephen Eskinazi, Jhye Richardson, Josh Inglis, Zak Crawley, Aaron Hardie, and more.

Dream11 Team Today:

  • Wicket-Keepers: Sam Billings, Sam Whiteman
  • Batsmen: Marnus Labuschagne, Colin Munro, Laurie Evans
  • All-Rounders: Aaron Hardie, Paul Walter, Michael Neser
  • Bowlers: Jason Behrendorff, Xavier Bartlett, Hamish McKenzie

Captain: Paul Walter
Vice-Captain: Aaron Hardie

As cricket enthusiasts gear up for this epic clash, the Dream11 team promises an exhilarating mix of explosive batting and potent bowling performances. Brace yourselves for a riveting encounter between Perth Scorchers and Brisbane Heat in Match 35 of BBL 2023/24!

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