The Brisbane Heat are throwing everything at the top of the table Sydney Thunder with a tactical selection move to make the ladder leaders nervous.
Chris Lynn is back – sort of.
The second of the BBL double header sees the Brisbane Heat take on the Sydney Thunder in Queensland.
The Thunder can reclaim the top of the ladder with a win but the Heat are back nearing full strength and desperate to move up the ladder.
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The Thunder won the toss and will bat first.
Usman Khawaja lasts 2 ball
The Brisbane Heat are already into the the Thunder with Usman Khawaja hitting out at the second ball.
The former Aussie star took a big swing but caught on the top edge with Mujeeb Ur Rahman taking a belter of a catch.
Heat drop shock selection move
Chris Lynn is back – well, sort of.
The Brisbane Heat's regular skipper has been named as the X-Factor player as he returns from injury.
It's an interesting move for the Heat and the side will have the benefit of bowling first and seeing what type of a total the side will be facing.
The Thunder will be hoping the Heat don't utilise Lynn as an X-Factor – his 536 runs against them is the most by anyone against any @BBL opponent… and he's scored them at an ave 59.55 & SR of 173.46 #BBL10
A couple of interesting X-factor bats tonight: Chris Lynn and Alex Ross
This could be interesting.
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