BBL 2020 Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers Highlights
BBL 2020 Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers Highlights

BBL 2020 Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers Highlights: Both the team lock their horns to play the 14th league match of the BBL 2020. Brisbane Heat is in pressure to register their maiden victory of the tournament to gain some forward position in the BBL 2020 points table.

Match: Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers

Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane

Toss Details: Brisbane Heat won the toss and opt to bowl

Playing XI

Brisbane Heat

Max Bryant, Sam Heazlett, Daniel Lawrence, Tom Cooper, Jack Wildermuth, Simon Milenko, Jimmy Peirson(c/w), Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett, Ben Laughlin, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

Adelaide Strikers

Philip Salt, Jake Weatherald, Matt Renshaw, Jonathan Wells, Matthew Short, Harry Nielsen(w), Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle(c).

BBL 2020 Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers Highlights

Adelaide Strikers Batting

Weatherald and Philip Salt get into lead Adelaide Strikers.  Xavier Bartlett opens the attack on behalf of Brisbane Heat. As expected in the very first over Xavier Bartlett dismissed Weatherald while scoring 1 run.

Though Adelaide Strikers loses a wicket in early the followed batsman builds the necessary partnership. The duo moves Adelaide Strikers’ score to 29 runs for 1 wicket loss at the end of the 5th over.

Philip Salt and Matt Renshaw’s partnership pose a threat over Brisbane Heat bowlers. Steketee in the 10th over makes back to back wickets by dismissing Renshaw and Philip Salt for 32 and 25 runs respectively.

At the end of 10th Adelaide Strikers scored 63 runs for 3 wickets loss. Xavier Bartlett again in the 13th over makes a much-needed wicket by dismissing Short for 12 runs. At the end of the 15th over Adelaide Strikers scored 98 runs for 4 wickets loss.

Adelaide Strikers is in need to make use of the dead overs to set a massive target for the heat. As expected Harry Nielsen and Jonathan Wells with their back-to-back massive shots and drags Adelaide Strikers to score 138 runs before Nielsen dismissed for 28 runs.

At the end of the 20th over Adelaide Strikers scored 150 runs for 6 wickets loss. 

Brisbane Heat Batting

Heazlett and Bryant get into lead Brisbane Heat to chase down a target of 150 runs. Worrall opens the attack on behalf of Adelaide Strikers.

Worrall in the second delivery of the 2nd innings dismissed Heazlett for 0 runs and makes a massive blow for Brisbane Heat. In the followed over Briggs dismissed Milenko for 1 run and loads pressure over the chasing team.

Brisbane Heat stri=uggles after losing a couple of wickets in the first two over of the innings. While Max Bryant and Daniel Lawrence expected to make a steady partnership, Rashid Khan with his spell dismissed Bryant for 12 runs.

At the end of 5 overs, Brisbane Heat scored 26 runs for 3 wickets loss. Brisbane Heat loses wickets in a constant interval as Rashid Khan again with his magical spell dismissed  Daniel Lawrence for 13 runs.

In the followed over Wes Agar dismissed Wildermuth for 1 run. At the end of the 10 over Brisbane Heat scored 50 runs for 5 wickets loss. Brisbane Heat shows their dominance in the first half of the 2nd innings.

Brisbane Heat is in need to do an aggressive performance in order to register their maiden victory of the BBL 2020 season.

But Heat continuous to lose wickets in a regular interval as they lose 8 wickets while scoring 71 runs in 14 overs.

Peirson and Mujeeb pose some belief by scoring 20 runs off the 15th over bowled by Rashid Khan. In the followed over again, Peirson scored 23 runs off a single over bowled by Siddle.

The back to back impressive overs brings 50 for the Peirson in the followed over bowled by Wes Agar. Siddle as a relief dismissed Mujeeb for 18 runs and breaks the partnership. The required run-rate gets in reach for Brisbane Heat.

The aggressive strike of Peirson leads Brisbane Heat to score a six of the last delivery to seal their maiden victory. But Worrall with a full-length delivery allows Peirson to score only a boundary of the last delivery.

Peirson is down on his knees as Adelaide Strikers win the match by 2 runs. 

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Man of the match 

Jimmy Peirson