Match Details

BRH vs SYT 6th Match, BBL 2023-24

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Brisbane Heat won by 20 runs 🏆
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Z Khan Logo
Z Khan Jersy



Z Khan
4s: 1
6s: 0
T Sangha Logo
T Sangha Jersy
4s: 0
6s: 0
X Bartlett Logo
X Bartlett Jersy



X Bartlett

Econ: 8.75
17th Over:
= 10
Last Over:
= 4
This Over:
= 5
SYTSYT - 2nd Innings
6 Over 4542
10 Over 7260
15 Over 9894
BRHBRH - 1st Innings
6 Over 4738
10 Over 6972
15 Over 114108
20 Over 160151


Inn 1
Inn 2
That brings an end to our coverage for this game. Keep joining us for more cricketing action all around the globe. For now, this is Akshay Bhide, signing off, on behalf of my co-commentator Arijit Kundu and scorer Zeeshan Naiyer. Until next time, cheers and goodbye.
Colin Munro (Brisbane Heat Captain): "We thought we were probably 15-20 short now. The dew did not came so much. Lot of bowling changes and they did a good job. Ness' [Michael Neser] catch was outstanding and the way Swepson bowled with short square was great and that's why I think he is the 'Player of the Match'. He came back and that's great character, just got a bit wrong on the surge but got well in the end, a few yorkers. 

Yeah, its been nice actually. Hopefully, we carry the momentum. I know form is a funny thing in this format of cricket. I think we played great character. But again, to lose the toss and came back in with a win, we have a long break now. 

No idea [on injuries of Josh Brown and Matt Renshaw]. I think just two many toes in that over. Browny [Josh Brown] got one in that over and I think nothing much series."
Mitchell Swepson (Player of the Match): "We thought 180-190 would be scored tonight but the wicket played slow. We always do a good planning before the game. We all know Bancroft is in great form and it was a good wicket for us. I love bowling along with Matthew Kuhnemann and also love bowling at The Gabba. We are the spin twins in the team. The first win gave us the freedom and the players are just going out and expressing themselves."
Player of the Match: Mitchell Swepson
5:03 PM IST, 10:33 PM Local Time: That’s it. Brisbane Heat stay unbeaten in the Big Bash League 2023 as they beat Sydney Thunder by 20 runs. Their batters struggled a bit and posted only 151 on the board but their bowlers were right on money from the start. They bowled brilliantly and knocked over Thunder on 131 to win the game by 20 runs and grab their second win of the competition. All smiles in the Heat camp. Thunder, meanwhile, get off to a losing start to the tournament.

Chasing 152, Thunder didn’t have the best of starts as Alex Hales departed on a golden duck in the very first over. Matthew Gilkes walked out to bat at three and struggled a bit. He survived a lbw call but failed to pounce on the opportunity as he dismissed on three. Cameron Bancroft was looking good at the crease and was joined by Oliver Davies as both led the recovery work. Both played positively and found regular boundaries to keep Heat at bay.

Mitchell Swepson trapped Bancroft in front of the stumps on 25 in the eighth over. It allowed Heat to get back in the contest. Alex Ross fell cheaply on two, courtesy a brilliant catch from Michael Neser. Daniel Sams looked good for his 11 before getting cleaned up. Davies scored 35 off 30 balls before holing out in the deep as Heat were right on top in the 14th over. Skipper Chris Green led the fightback for Thunder along with Nathan McAndrew.

Thunder took the Power Surge and scored 28 in it but lost McAndrew on 13 in it. The equation was 30 from the last three overs. Green scored a 20-ball 30 but miscued one and fell in the 18th over. Xavier Bartlett cleaned up the tail quickly to knock over Thunder on 131 to help his side defend the total successfully. Bartlett finished with three scalps to his name. Swepson, Matthew Kuhnemann and Paul Walter also grabbed two wickets apiece for Heat.

Earlier, Heat were asked to bat first and Josh Brown started aggressively by hitting two sixes in the opening over. He struggled after that and fell on 14 in the fourth over as Heat finished their powerplay, with the scoreboard reading 25/1. Skipper Colin Munro along with Nathan McSweeney built a partnership for the second wicket but they failed to hit the boundaries. Both put 67 between them before Munro fell four short of his fifty. McSweeney also followed his skipper after scoring 29 off 27 balls.

Thunder bowled beautifully and didn’t allow Heat to get away. Sam Billings and (23) and Matt Renshaw (20) tried hard but failed to help their side finish with a flourish. Heat only managed to score 16 runs in the last two overs and lost four wickets as they finished their innings on 151/7. Tanveer Sangha was the standout bowler for Thunder. He registered figures of 3/21 in his four overs. Zaman Khan also chipped in with a couple of scalps. Their batters then failed to step up as they fell short by 20 runs.
Sydney Thunder
Zaman Khan
Xavier Bartlett
18.6 X Bartlett to T Sangha
W BACK-TO-BACK TIMBERS FROM BARTLETT!! That is it! He clears the clutter in some charismatic fashion. The slower-one this time and Sangha went for the scoop. He shuffled across the line for the scoop and missed on it. Bartlett rolled his finger around the seam slightly and the ball went on to knock the sticks rooted in the top soil. Another win for the Heat and they have got two-in-two at the moment. 
New batter on crease
  • RUNS19
  • SR76.00
  • AVG9.00
Tanveer Sangha is the last man walking out to bat for Thunder.
18.5 X Bartlett to L Hatcher
W TIMBERRR!!! Hatcher has to depart and its Bartlett who roars up after getting this wicket. The skipper backed him over Neser and Johnson for the 19th over and the bowler delivers. Bowled a few cutters earlier, a wide yorker and now the straighter one on the money. Hatcher was early on the big hack and could only watch the zing bails light up.
18.4 X Bartlett to L Hatcher
0 Full and wide outside the off stump line. Hatcher stretches out for the big slice and gets beaten on the toe end of the bat. Beauty of bowling from the bowler here!!! 
18.3 X Bartlett to L Hatcher
0 The pace-off delivery- off-cutter from the bowler. Hatcher goes for a big heave and gets beaten on the inside edge. The change-of-pace certainly doing the trick for Bartlett now.
18.2 X Bartlett to Z Khan
1 Tad off-pace outside the off. Zaman was early into the swing across the line and got the toe end towards extra cover for a single.
18.1 X Bartlett to Z Khan
4 FOUR! Banged the deck hard near the off. Zaman swings hard and gets lucky to find the outside edge flying over the keeper towards the fine of third man region.
Xavier Bartlett will operate the 19th over. No Neser or Johnson!! Quite surprising!
Sydney Thunder require 26 runs from 12 balls.