2nd semi final of BBL will be executed between Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 | 0

Brisbane Heat is one of the most strongest contender in BBL which was placed in top position on the point table yesterday but their first position was captured by Perth Scorchers when Perth defeated Hobart Hurricanes yesterday. Now, Brisbane Heat is in 2nd position and according to the schedule of BBL, they will have to face Sydney Sixers in semi final. Sydney Sixers is the last team that confirmed their semi final position yesterday after beating Stars. Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers both won the Big Bash title one time each but their previous season performance was so disappointing. In last season of BBL, Heat finished their tour with 6th position where Sixers finished with last. But, since the beginning of the new season, the both participants have taken desperate move.

2nd semi final of BBL will be executed between Brisbane Heat and Sydney Sixers

Brisbane Heat which team is led by former Black Caps player  McCullum and by his leading, Brisbane Heat took five victory by playing seven. Rest one match, McCullum did not play and his team lost. On the other hand, Sixers played total eight matches in this tournament where they also won five of them. So, they were about to be placed in the same position of Heat but according to the score calculation, they have fallen one step behind.

Generally, Sydney Sixers can chase almost 170 runs by batting in second position and in that case, Heat can able to chase more than 200 runs. Their upcoming second semi final will be hosted at the home venue of Brisbane Heat which would probably give them extra confidence that could help. However, in this 6th season of BBL 2016/17, this both teams have played against each other once in group stage where Sixers defeated Heat by three wickets. Besides, both teams have a number of talented batsmen and bowlers as well. All in all, it seems that their upcoming match will be exciting.

 

# Possible XI of Sydney Sixers: Moises Henriques (Captain), Daniel Hughes, Sean Abbott, Johan Botha, Brad Haddin, Jackson Bird, Michael Lumb, Nic Maddinson, Nathan Lyon, Ben Dwarshuis, Colin Munro.

 

# Possible XI of Brisbane Heat: Brendon McCullum (Captain), James Peirson, Sam Heazlett, Joe Burns, Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Marnus Labuschagne, Jack Wildermuth, Nick Buchanan, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug



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