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Brisbane Heat will be up against Hobart Hurricanes in the 29th match of the Big Bash League, 2023/24. The match will be played at The Gabba, Brisbane on 7th January at 01:45 PM IST.

HEA vs HUR (Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes), Match 29 - Match Information

Match: Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes, Match 29
Date: 7th January, 2024
Time: 01:45 PM IST
Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane

HEA vs HUR (Brisbane Heat vs Hobart Hurricanes), Match 29 Preview

Brisbane Heat have played 5 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while Hobart Hurricanes have played 6 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table.

Big Bash League, 2023/24 Points Table

The points table of Big Bash League, 2023/24. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
HEA 7 5 0 12 +1.671
SIX 8 4 2 10 +0.253
SCO 6 4 1 9 +1.153
STA 8 4 4 8 -1.122
HUR 6 3 3 6 -0.068
STR 7 2 4 5 -0.231
THU 6 1 4 3 -0.421
REN 8 1 6 3 -0.520

Both teams last played against each other in Match 55 of the Big Bash League, 2022/23 where Michael Neser scored the highest fantasy points for Brisbane Heat with 115 match fantasy points while Macalister Wright topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Hobart Hurricanes with 91 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Brisbane Heat against Sydney Sixers, Brisbane Heat beat Sydney Sixers by 3 runs (D/L method). The top fantasy player for Brisbane Heat was Paul Walter who scored 85 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Melbourne Renegades, Hobart Hurricanes beat Melbourne Renegades by 6 wickets. The top fantasy player for Hobart Hurricanes was Sam Hain who scored 73 fantasy points.

HEA vs HUR, The Gabba, Brisbane Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at The Gabba, Brisbane is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 161 runs. Batting first should be the preferred option at the venue, with the team batting first winning 75% of its matches.

Weather Report for The Gabba, Brisbane

The temperature will hover around 24°C and humidity is expected to be around 67%. Winds at a speed of 3.63 m/s are expected. Cloudy weather is expected during the match, this may help pacers with movement.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

HEA vs HUR, Head-to-Head

In the 22 matches played between these 2 teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

HEA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Matt Renshaw 5 89 17.8 2 0.4 3, 17, 49, 20, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 2
Colin Munro 5 166 33.2 0 0 9, 0, 12, 46, 99 -
Matthew Wade 5 131 26.2 0 0 15, 1, 82, 11, 22 -
  1. Matthew Thomas Renshaw

    Matt Renshaw can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. This player is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, Matt Renshaw has scored 3, 17, 49, 20 and 0 runs averaging 17.8 per match.

  2. Colin Munro

    Colin Munro is a batter with an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 9, 0, 12, 46 and 99 runs averaging 33.2 per match.

  3. Matthew Scott Wade

    Matthew Wade is a wicket-keeper with an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Matthew Wade is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 15, 1, 82, 11 and 22 runs averaging 26.2 per match.

HEA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Xavier Bartlett 4 4 0.8 5 1 0, 4, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 3, 1, 0
Chris Jordan 4 11 2.2 2 0.4 0, 0, 11, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
Riley Meredith 4 0 0 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 2, 1
  1. Xavier Colin Bartlett

    Xavier Bartlett is a bowler with an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the last 4 matches, Xavier Bartlett has taken 1, 0, 3, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 1. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 0, 4, 2 and 0 wickets in recent matches. This player has a good record at this venue as in the recent 4 matches Xavier Bartlett played here, he has taken 6 wickets.

  2. Christopher James Jordan

    Chris Jordan is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.8. This player bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 4 matches, Chris Jordan has taken 2 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  3. Riley Patrick Meredith

    Riley Meredith is a bowler with an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He bowls right-arm fast and in the last 4 matches this player has taken 1, 0, 0, 2 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.8. Riley Meredith has bowled well at this venue as in the recent 4 matches he played here, he has taken 8 wickets.

HEA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Michael Neser 4 7 1.4 0 0 0, 5, 0, 0, 2 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Corey Anderson 3 58 11.6 0 0 0, 41, 12, 5, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Paul Walter 3 24 4.8 5 1 23, 0, 1, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 0, 3
  1. Michael Gertges Neser

    Michael Neser is an all-rounder with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a right-arm medium-fast bowler. Michael Neser has been very successful against this team, taking 4, 0, 0, 3 and 1 wickets in recent matches.

  2. Corey James Anderson

    Corey Anderson is an all-rounder with an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. He is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, this player has scored 58 runs averaging 11.6 per match.

  3. Paul Ian Walter

    Paul Walter is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Paul Walter has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. He is a batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 3 matches, this player has scored 23, 0, 1, 0 and 0 runs at an average of 4.8 per match.

HEA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Paul Walter 3 24 4.8 5 1 23, 0, 1, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 0, 3
Ben McDermott 5 147 29.4 0 0 25, 53, 4, 11, 54 -
Nikhil Chaudhary 4 72 14.4 3 0.6 0, 0, 32, 40, 0 1, 2, 0, 0, 0
Josh Brown 5 110 22 0 0 43, 39, 14, 14, 0 -
Macalister Wright 5 194 38.8 0 0 8, 34, 33, 63, 56 -
Matthew Kuhnemann 4 0 0 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 2, 0, 2

The top point-getters for Brisbane Heat are Paul Walter with 85 match fantasy points, Josh Brown with 70 match fantasy points and Matthew Kuhnemann with 60 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Hobart Hurricanes are Ben McDermott with 79 match fantasy points, Nikhil Chaudhary with 72 match fantasy points and Macalister Wright with 61 match fantasy points.

HEA vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Xavier Bartlett 4 4 0.8 5 1 0, 4, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 3, 1, 0
Michael Neser 4 7 1.4 0 0 0, 5, 0, 0, 2 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Chris Jordan 4 11 2.2 2 0.4 0, 0, 11, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
Corey Anderson 3 58 11.6 0 0 0, 41, 12, 5, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Matt Renshaw 5 89 17.8 2 0.4 3, 17, 49, 20, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 2
  1. Xavier Colin Bartlett

    Xavier Bartlett is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Xavier Bartlett has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the last 4 matches, this player has taken 1, 0, 3, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 1. Xavier Bartlett has been very successful against this team, taking 0, 4, 2 and 0 wickets in recent matches. He has had a good time at this venue as in the last 4 matches this player played here, he has taken 0, 3, 2, 1 and 0 wickets.

  2. Michael Gertges Neser

    Michael Neser is an all-rounder with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Michael Neser bowls right-arm medium-fast. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 4, 0, 0, 3 and 1 wickets in recent matches.

  3. Christopher James Jordan

    Chris Jordan is a bowler with an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. This player bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 4 matches, Chris Jordan has taken 2 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  4. Corey James Anderson

    Corey Anderson is an all-rounder with an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. He is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, this player has scored 0, 41, 12, 5 and 0 runs at an average of 11.6 per match.

  5. Matthew Thomas Renshaw

    Matt Renshaw can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. Matt Renshaw has an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. He is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 89 runs at an average of 17.8 per match.

HEA vs HUR Squad Information

Brisbane Heat (HEA) Squad: Usman Khawaja, Colin Munro, Michael Neser, Sam Billings, Jimmy Peirson, Jack Wildermuth, Matthew Kuhnemann, Matt Renshaw, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Swepson, Charlie Wakim, Paul Walter, Xavier Bartlett, Max Bryant, Spencer Johnson, Nathan McSweeney, Lachlan Hearne, Jack Wood, Hugo Burdon, Will Prestwidge, Jordan Buckingham, Josh Brown and Callum Vidler.

Hobart Hurricanes (HUR) Squad: Matthew Wade, Corey Anderson, Chris Jordan, Billy Stanlake, Sam Hain, Ben McDermott, Sam Heazlett, Liam Guthrie, Caleb Jewell, Riley Meredith, Nikhil Chaudhary, Iain Carlisle, Tim David, Macalister Wright, Nathan Ellis, Mitchell Owen, Peter Hatzoglou and Patrick Dooley.

HEA vs HUR Possible Playing XI

Brisbane Heat (HEA) Possible Playing XI: Matt Renshaw, Colin Munro, Josh Brown, Sam Billings, Xavier Bartlett, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Spencer Johnson, Paul Walter, Nathan McSweeney and Michael Neser.

Hobart Hurricanes (HUR) Possible Playing XI: Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade, Macalister Wright, Caleb Jewell, Chris Jordan, Nathan Ellis, Riley Meredith, Patrick Dooley, Corey Anderson, Nikhil Chaudhary and Tim David.

HEA vs HUR Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Matthew Wade

Batters: Matt Renshaw, Colin Munro and Max Bryant

All-Rounders: Michael Neser, Chris Jordan, Corey Anderson and Nikhil Chaudhary

Bowlers: Xavier Bartlett, Riley Meredith and Matthew Kuhnemann

Captain: Chris Jordan

Vice-Captain: Corey Anderson

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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