HEA vs THU Dream11 Prediction & Player Stats: 28th Match | BBL 2020-21

Hello and welcome to our HEA vs THU Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder will play against each other in the 28th match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 at The Gabba Brisbane, Hobart.

Brisbane Heat:

Heat is having a very tough time so far this season as they have won only 2 out of 6 matches and are currently at the 7th position on the points table with 8 points. In the last game, they put up a good performance and won by 4 wickets.

The team’s batting department has finally come together and has a good performance in the last match. Max Bryant has been performing decently so far this season, and his new opening partner Joe Burns got out scoring only 1 run in his first match of the season.

Skipper Peirson has put up some good performances this season, and Lewis Gregory batted well in the last match along with Jake Wildermuth, and they were one of the primary reason for the Heat’s win in the previous game.

The bowling department has been the team’s backbone as the bowlers have been performing well in every match. Mark Steketee, Jake Wildermuth, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman have been the team’s consistent wicket-takers so far in this season.

Brisbane Heat needs to continue their winning momentum and win their next match against the Thunder and move up in the points table.

Sydney Thunder:

The Sydney Thunder are having a good time so far as they have won 5 out of 6 matches and are currently at 2nd position on the points table with a total of 19 points. In the last game, Sydney Thunder performed well and won the match by seven runs through the DLS method.

Alex Hales and Usman Khawaja have been giving a brilliant start to the inning from the past few matches. Hales and Khawaja both fell just short of a fifty in the last game. Skipper Ferguson got out a little early in the previous round.

Oliver Davies has performed brilliantly in a couple of matches and got out early in the next two. Ben Cutting and Daniel Sams have played the role of the all-rounders very well as they have been scoring runs and picking up wickets at the same time.

The bowlers did not perform well in the last match as they allowed the opposition to score runs freely. Nathan McAndrew was able to pick up three wickets in the previous game, but he was slightly expensive.

Thunder has won fie matches consecutively, and they would want to continue their streak by winning against Brisbane Heat and get on top of the points table.

HEA vs THU Match Details

Brisbane Heat vs Sydney Thunder, 28th Match, Big Bash League 2020-21.

Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane.

Date: January 4th, 2021

Time: 1:45 PM IST

HEA vs THU Head-to-Head Records

Matches Played: 11

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HEA Won: 8

THU Won: 3

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Pitch Report

Average 1st innings score: 153

Average 2nd innings score: 155

(The average score is based on four matches played here so far this season) 

The pitch is considered to favour fast bowlers more as it offers the perfect bounce, and the batsman can also play good shots if they can handle the pace and bounce.

Two out of the four matches have been won by the team batting first.

Weather Forecast

The weather will be partly cloudy, and there is a slight chance of rain during the match.

HEA vs THU Dream11 Team News


  • Heat have announced a 19-Man squad for the match.
  • Chris Lynn returns to the squad after recovering from a hamstring injury in place of Lachy Pfeffer.


  • Thunder has announced a 19-man squad for the match.
  • Adam Milne will be assessed at this evening’s training session after missing Thunder’s last match because of a ankle injury.

HEA vs THU Dream11 Team News

Brisbane Heat:

Max Bryant, Joe Burns, Chris Lynn (C), Joe Denly, Jimmy Peirson (WK), Lewis Gregory, James Bazley, Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett, Mujeeb Ur Rahman. 

Bench: Matthew Kuhnemann, Tom Cooper, Sam Heazlett, Simon Milenko, Ben Laughlin, Connor Sully, Jack Wood, Jack Sinfield.

Sydney Thunder:

Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (C), Ollie Davies, Sam Billings (wk), Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Tremain, Tanveer Sangha.

Bench: Adam Milne, Baxter Holt (wk), Alex Ross, Arjun Nair, Matthew Gilkes, Brendan Doggett, Jonathan Cook, Jason Sangha.

Top picks for HEA vs THU Dream11 Prediction


Chris Lynn:

(2 M, 89 R, 44.50 A)

Skipper Lynn is one of the most destructive batsmen in the squad. He generally bats at No.3 and missed the last few matches due to injury. 

Max Bryant:

(6 M, 164 R, 27.33 A)

Bryant is known for his attacking cricket and will open the batting for his team. He batted brilliantly, scoring 40 runs from just 23 balls in the last match.

Joe Denly:

(1 M, 19 R, 19 A)

Denly is a highly-credentialed English batsman. He scored 19 runs in his first match of the season.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman:

(5 M, 18 R, 18 A + 20 O, 9 W)

He is a young right-arm off-break bowler and has played several leagues across the globe. Mujeeb bowled well, picking up 2 wickets in the last match.

Lewis Gregory:

(3 M, 61 R, 30.50 A + 11 O, 4 W)

He is a bowling all-rounder and can play big shots down the order. Gregory batted brilliantly scoring 31* runs from just 16 balls in the last match but was slightly expensive and managed to pick up a wicket.

Jack Wildermuth:

(5 M, 62 R, 15.50 A + 19 O, 6 W)

He is a bowling all-rounder and is also very good at playing big shots. He scored 22* runs from just 10 balls and bowled well in the last match but went wicketless.

Mark Steketee:

(5 M, 19.4 O, 9 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler. Steketee bowled well, picking up three wickets in the last match.

Xavier Bartlett:

(5 M, 17 0, 7 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a good pace. Bartlett was expensive but managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.

Joe Burns:

(1 M, 1 R, 1 A)

He is an opening batsman and can also bowl a few overs if required. In the last match, Burns scored only 1 run.


Alex Hales:

(6 M, 197 R, 32.83 A)

Hales will open the innings for his side and will play attacking aggressively in the powerplay. Hales scored 45 runs from just 19 balls in the last match and is one of the team’s key batsmen.

Callum Ferguson:

(6 M, 208 R, 41.60 A)

He will bat at No 3 and will also lead the side. In the last match, Ferguson scored only 11 runs.

Usman Khawaja:

(6 M, 164 R, 32.80 A)

Khawaja will open the innings along with Hales and will play attacking cricket. Khawaja scored 48* runs from 34 balls in his last game and is one of Australia’s best batsmen and is another top pick for the Fantasy Team.

Daniel Sams:

(5 M, 96 R, 32 A + 21 O, 8 W)

Daniel Sams is another excellent all-rounder who will bowl in the powerplay and death and be handy with the bat. He bowled well picking up 1 wicket in the last match.

Tanveer Sangha:

(6 M, 21.2 O, 10 W)

Sangha is a young right-arm leg spinner and has been bowling brilliantly this season. He bowled well in the last match picking up 1 wicket.

Adam Milne:

(3 M, 11 O, 2 W)

He is a Right-arm fast bowler and can trouble any batsman with his pace. Milne did not play the last match.

Ben Cutting:

(6 M, 80 R, 26.66 A + 7 O, 1 W)

Cutting is one of the best all-rounders in the T20 format in the world. Cutting will bowl 2-3 overs in the middle overs and do the team’s finishing duties. He did not get to bowl and went wicketless in the last match.

Chris Green:

(6 M, 18 O, 9 W)

Green is a right-arm off-spinner who will bowl in the powerplay and provide an early breakthrough for the team. Green was expensive and went wicketless in the last match.

Oliver Davis:

(4 M, 86 R, 28.66 A)

He is a young right-handed batsman and has been consistently scoring runs in the middle-order. Davis did not get to bat in the last match.

Sam Billings:

(2 M, 16 R, 16 A)

He is a right-handed batsman and is an excellent striker of the ball. Billings scored 10* runs in the last game.

Nathan McAndrew:

(5 M, 26 R, 26 A + 17 O, 7 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a decent pace. Nathan was expensive in the last match but managed to pick up 3 wickets.

HEA vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction

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HEA vs THU Dream11 Team 28th match BBL 2020-21
HEA vs THU Dream11 Team 28th match BBL 2020-21

Captain/Vice-Captain Choices

  • Daniel Sams
  • Lewis Gregory
  • Alex Hales
  • Chris Lynn
  • Usman Khawaja
  • C Ferguson

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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