PER vs BH Match Preview

The Perth Scorchers enter this match after suffering a defeat against Brisbane in their previous encounter on Wednesday. The game was largely one-sided, with the Scorchers struggling to gain control.

The team's performance will heavily rely on Aaron Hardie, who is currently the top run-scorer. Opening the batting will be Zak Crawley and Sam Whiteman, followed by Josh Inglis and Laurie Evans in the lower order. Unfortunately, Cooper Connolly has been struggling with his batting form, which has weakened the team's batting lineup.

The Scorchers possess a bowling unit that heavily relies on seamers. Jason Behrendorff leads the team in wickets with 11, while Lance Morris, Andrew Tye, and Jhye Richardson provide valuable support.

Ashton Agar and Hamish McKenzie will handle the spin department, although their success has been limited thus far.

Although Marnus Labuschagne and Usman Khawaja made appearances in the previous match for Brisbane Heat, their participation in the upcoming game on Saturday has not been confirmed yet. Nonetheless, the team possesses a formidable batting lineup. Colin Munro has displayed consistent performance with the bat, accumulating 224 runs at an average of 37.33.

In addition to Munro, Sam Billings, Matt Renshaw, and Paul Walter provide further strength to the team's batting lineup, as they are all capable of hitting the ball a great distance. Brisbane Heat owes a significant portion of its success to its exceptional bowling. Xavier Bartlett and Paul Walter have emerged as the top two wicket-takers of the season and will aim to deliver another impressive spell.

The team has also received valuable contributions from Michael Neser and Spencer Johnson, while the spinners Matthew Kuhnemann and Mitchell Swepson have collectively taken 16 wickets.


Weather Report

The weather is likely to be warm and humid with temperatures of over 30 degrees Celsius. 

Pitch Report

The Perth Stadium offers plenty of assistance to the quicker bowlers. The pitch offers a good amount of pace and bounce, and the seamers can extract movement when the ball is new. However, the margin for error is pretty less as the batsmen can utilize the pace to play their shots.

The team batting first will aim for the 200-run mark.

Notable stats

Lance Morris: Rapid and Effective

Lance Morris has been brilliant with the ball. He has picked up 10 wickets in just 6 matches. He has a bowling average of 14.00 and a strike rate of 11.40.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


PER vs BH Probable 11

PER Playing 11

  • Zak Crawley
  • Sam Whiteman
  • Aaron Hardie (C)
  • Josh Inglis (Wk)
  • Laurie Evans
  • Cooper Connolly
  • Ashton Agar
  • Jhye Richardson
  • Jason Behrendorff
  • Hamish McKenzie
  • Lance Morris

BH Playing 11

  • Usman Khawaja (C)
  • Colin Munro
  • Marnus Labuschagne
  • Sam Billings (Wk)
  • Matt Renshaw
  • Paul Walter
  • Michael Neser
  • Xavier Bartlett
  • Spencer Johnson
  • Matthew Kuhnemann
  • Mitchell Swepson
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 Brisbane Heat to win this match. The team has been clinical in its performance this season and we expect them to continue playing well. That said, the Perth Scorchers are a quality team and are likely to give a close fight. 


Top Picks

Xavier Bartlett: Bartlett is the leading wicket-taker of this season. He has picked up 15 wickets at a strike rate of 10.00 and an average of 12.40.

Paul Walter: Paul Walter has picked up 12 wickets and has also scored 84 runs at a strike rate of 131.25.

Aaron Hardie: Aaron Hardie is the leading run-getter for Perth. He has scored 287 runs at a strike rate of 131.05. His knocks include 2 half-centuries. 


PER vs BH Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: J Inglis, S Billings

Batters: C Munro, L Evans

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

Bowlers: J Behrendorff, M Swepson, X Bartlett, L Morris

PER vs BH Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction