BH vs PS Live Score: Brisbane Heat is all set to Lock horns with Perth Scorchers in match 32 of the BBL 13. Brisbane Heat has qualified for the Playoffs after securing a nervy one-run win over Hurricanes. Now after securing the Playoffs berth, they are assured of ending the season in the top three. They have two matches left in the league stage which are against Perth Scorchers. Meanwhile facing the Heat are the Scorchers who are also the top contenders for Playoffs & just one win behind the knockout. They are currently placed at second spot with 11 points from 7 games at an NRR of 1.027
BH vs PS TEAMS PREVIEW
Brisbane Heat Preview
Brisbane Heat is riding high after securing their Playoff spot in a heart-stopping one-run win over the Hurricanes. That win not only sealed the deal for the Playoffs but also guaranteed them a top-three finish. Now, with just two more league-stage matches against Perth Scorchers, they’re all set to keep the fire burning.
Brisbane Heat has been the team to watch this season, notching up six wins in eight matches. They’re practically unbeaten, with two games washed out. Now, here’s the plot twist – Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne are back in the mix. That’s a good headache for the team management, figuring out who cuts. The skipper, Colin Munro, has been the driving force with 222 runs in six innings.
The big question mark for Heat is the selection puzzle with Khawaja and Labuschagne back in contention. Munro’s on fire, but they’ll need others like Nathan McSweeney to chip in with the runs in the middle order.
When it comes to the bowling attack, Brisbane Heat has got reliable wicket-takers in Xavier Bartlett and Paul Walter. Bartlett’s got 13 wickets in 6 innings, and Walter has bagged 10 wickets in the same number of outings. The lineup for the upcoming clash looks solid, featuring Khawaja, Munro, Labuschagne, and the bowling duo.
Brisbane Heat’s Predicted Playing XI:
- Usman Khawaja
- Colin Munro (c)
- Nathan McSweeney
- Marnus Labuschagne
- Sam Billings (wk)
- Paul Walter
- Michael Neser
- Xavier Bartlett
- Spencer Johnson
- Mitchell Swepson
- Matthew Kuhnemann
Perth Scorchers Preview
Coming to Perth Scorchers, they had a stellar campaign so far with five wins & one loss. They are marching into this clash with seen wicket win over Sydney Thunder by chasing a massive 138 runs target.
In the batting order, Aaron Hardie has been their star batter with 273 runs in 7 innings at an average of 54.60 & a strike rate of 134. Another batter who is worth watching for is Josh Inglis who has scored 175 runs in 6 innings at an average of 58.33 and a strike rate of 133.5.
In the bowling order, they need good performances from Lance Morris & Jason Behrendorff who had scalped 9 wickets each. Then there’s the ever-reliable Andrew Tye (7 wickets in 6 innings at 8.47) as well. With these three, Perth easily has one of the most potent bowling attacks in the competition.
Perth Scorchers Predicted Playing XI:
- Zak Crawley
- Sam Whiteman
- Aaron Hardie (c)
- Josh Inglis (wk)
- Laurie Evans
- Cooper Connolly
- Ashton Agar
- Jhye Richardson
- Andrew Tye
- Hamish McKenzie
- Lance Morris
Now, let’s talk about conditions. The Gabba’s pitch is known for its consistent carry, a dream for seam bowlers. Batters can go big once they find their rhythm, but seamers are likely to cause some trouble. The weather in Brisbane? Mostly cloudy and humid, with a chance of showers.
The average first innings score at The Gabba in domestic T20s is 166. Considering the conditions, the team batting first should set a target of around 180-190 runs. Toss? Well, with cloudy and potentially rainy weather, it’s a no-brainer – bowl first.
BH vs PS Winning Prediction
Perth Scorchers have a stellar record, 14-7 head-to-head against Brisbane Heat. Brisbane may be on top of the table and playing at home, but the prediction leans towards Perth. Why? Their bowling attack is a force to be reckoned with.