SYD vs BH Match Preview

Despite James Vince's departure, the Sixers possess a formidable batting line-up with significant firepower. Daniel Hughes has consistently performed well as an opener and will aim to provide a strong start alongside Jack Edwards.

The middle order comprises talented players such as Jordan Silk, Josh Philippe, and Moises Henriques. Henriques showcased excellent form during the Qualifiers, smashing a half-century to help his team achieve a match-winning total. In the same match, Ben Dwarshuis claimed a five-wicket haul and will strive for a similar performance.

Jack Edwards has provided valuable support to Dwarshuis from the other end. However, Sean Abbott, as well as the spinners Steve O'Keefe and Todd Murphy, have been somewhat inconsistent in terms of taking wickets.

On Monday, Josh Brown showcased exceptional form as Brisbane Heat secured a resounding victory over the Adelaide Strikers. Brown's remarkable innings of 140 runs from just 57 deliveries played a pivotal role in his team's massive total of 214. With some of the top run-getters missing from the tournament, Brown will once again have a crucial role to fulfill. 

In addition, skipper Nathan McSweeney and Matt Renshaw will have the added responsibility of scoring runs during the middle overs. The team's bowling performance has been a standout feature thus far, with Xavier Bartlett leading the way with 18 wickets, making him the tournament's leading wicket-taker. 

The other seamers, including Spencer Johnson, Paul Walter, and Michael Neser, have provided excellent support from the opposite end. The spinners, Matthew Kuhnemann and Mitchell Swepson, have also performed admirably, collectively claiming 18 wickets.


Weather Report

There is no forecast for rain on Wednesday and the temperature will remain between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. 

Pitch Report

The pitch at the SCG generally allows for a good contest between the bat and the ball and we expect a similar pitch here. There is a good amount of pace and bounce on offer, especially when the ball is new. While the batsmen can use it to their advantage, the disciplined bowlers will be rewarded.

Notable stats

Josh Brown: On Everyone's Radar

Josh Brown scored a century in just 41 deliveries against the Adelaide Strikers on Monday. It was the joint second-fastest century in the BBL. His score of 140 is also the 3rd highest score in the history of BBL.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


SYD vs BH Probable 11

SYD Playing 11

  • Daniel Hughes
  • Jack Edwards
  • Josh Phillippe (Wk)
  • Moises Henriques (C)
  • Jordan Silk
  • Joel Davies
  • Hayden Kerr
  • Sean Abbott
  • Ben Dwarshuis
  • Todd Murphy
  • Steve OKeefe

BH Playing 11

  • Josh Brown
  • Jimmy Pierson (Wk)
  • Nathan McSweeney (C)
  • Matt Renshaw
  • Max Bryant
  • Charlie Wakim
  • Paul Walter
  • Michael Neser
  • Xavier Bartlett
  • Spencer Johnson
  • Matthew Kuhnemann
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 here. They have been one of the most consistent performers in this season and have played well to reach thus far. The team has one of the strongest bowling attacks in the League and that gives them an edge. That said, the Sixers will give them a good fight and we can expect a close contest. 


Top Picks

Xavier Bartlett: Bartlett is the leading wicket-taker of this season with 18 wickets. He has picked them at a bowling average of 15.66 and a strike rate of 12.30.

Paul Walter: A quality all-rounder, Walter has picked up 16 wickets at a strike rate of 11.6 and has also scored 93 runs.

Jack Edwards: Edwards has scored 100 runs at a strike rate of 136.98 and has also picked up 11 wickets. 


SYD vs BH Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: J Philippe

Batters: D Hughes, N McSweeney, J Brown

All-rounders: M Neser, P Walter (C), M Henriques, J Edwards

Bowlers: X Bartlett (VC), B Dwarshius, S Johnson

SYD vs BH Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction