BH vs ADS Match Preview

With the departure of key players such as Colin Munro and Sam Billings, the team is facing a challenge. The responsibility to perform well, especially in the batting line-up, now falls on the remaining players. Although Josh Brown has shown promise at the top of the order, it is crucial for him to deliver a significant performance in this match.

It is expected that he will open the batting alongside JJ Pierson. The middle order, consisting of Nathan McSweeney, Max Bryant, and Matt Renshaw, has been inconsistent so far. In order to succeed, they need to step up their game. 

The bowling department for Brisbane has been exceptional throughout the tournament and will once again play a crucial role in the team's quest for the finals. Xavier Bartlett has been the standout performer with 17 wickets, receiving great support from Paul Walter, Michael Neser, and Spencers Johnson. The spinners, Mitchell Swepson and Matthew Kuhnemann, have also contributed significantly with a combined total of 17 wickets.

Matthew Short remains a crucial player for the Strikers as their key batsman. He has been the highest run-scorer of this season and his ability to score quick runs during the Powerplay is essential for the team's success in this match. Alongside D'Arcy Short, Matthew has provided the team with strong starts, and the same is expected from them here.

Jake Weatherald, who has taken over the number 3 position from Chris Lynn, displayed excellent form by scoring a brisk half-century in the Knockout against Perth. Despite Harry Nielsen, James Bazley, and Thomas Kelly not making a significant impact so far, they are still talented players who can contribute valuable runs during the final overs.

The spinners, Lloyd Pope and Cameron Boyce, showcased their skills on Saturday by taking a total of 7 wickets. They will be joined by Ben Manteti and Matthew Short in the spin attack, while Henry Thornton and David Payne will lead the pace department.


Weather Report

The weather is expected to remain warm and humid with temperatures of over 25 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Carrara Oval is a bit tricky to bat on. While the surface is hard, allowing the ball to come onto the bat, the new ball does nip around and the batsmen will need to be careful while playing the big shots. The quicker bowlers who hit the right areas will be amply rewarded. Anything over 170 will be difficult to chase on this ground.

Notable stats

Xavier Bartlett" Time to Shine

Xavier Bartlett is the leading wicket-taker of this season. He has picked up 17 wickets in 9 matches at a bowling average of 14.82 and a strike rate of 11.60.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


BH vs ADS Probable 11

BH Playing 11

  • Josh Brown
  • JJ Pierson (Wk)
  • Nathan McSweeney (C)
  • Max Bryant
  • Matt Renshaw
  • Paul Walter
  • Michael Neser
  • Xavier Bartlett
  • Spencer Johnson
  • Mitchell Swepson
  • Matthew Kuhnemann

ADS Playing 11

  • Matthew Short
  • D'Arcy Short (C)
  • Jake Weatherald
  • Thomas Kelly
  • Harry Nielsen (Wk)
  • Ben Manteti
  • Cameron Boyce
  • Lloyd Pope
  • Henry Thornton
  • David Payne
  • James Bazley
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

We are backing the Adelaide Strikers to win this match. The team has been clinical in its performance during the last few weeks and has built up a good winning momentum. Both, the batting and the bowling have contributed to the team’s success and that should give the team plenty of confidence. On the other hand, Brisbane Heat has been seen struggling to perform during the last couple of outings, with the batting looking particularly vulnerable. 


Top Picks

Paul Walter: A genuine all-rounder, Paul Walter has picked up 15 wickets this season at a bowling average of 15.13. He has also scored 93 runs at a strike rate of 127.39.

Matthew Short: Short is the leading run-scorer for this season with 522 runs scored at a strike rate of 151.74. He has also picked up 5 wickets.

Jake Weatherald: Jake Weatherald has scored 194 runs at a strike rate of 181.30 and has scored 2 half-centuries in his last 3 innings. 


BH vs ADS Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: H Nielsen

Batters: D Short, J Weatherald, J Brown

All-rounders: M Short (C), M Neser, P Walter (VC)

Bowlers: X Bartlett, C Boyce, S Johnson, L Pope

BH vs ADS Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction