Brisbane Heat: After the conclusion of the 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia, the fans will be treated to another T20 season. And this time, it is the start of the 12th edition of the Big Bash League. The BBL 2022 will start on December 13, when the Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Stars will face each other at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. This season will feature 61 games, including the final.
The 2012 BBL season winners, the Brisbane Heat, will hope to get their hands on their second BBL title. They ended the 2021 season in fourth place, losing the Eliminator. The Heat hasn’t reached the finals of the tournament since their triumph in 2012. Here, we will talk about some low scores for the Brisbane Heat in the history of the BBL.
3. Brisbane Heat (90 all out) vs Adelaide Strikers in 2022 season
The third-lowest BBL total for the Brisbane Heat came in the 2021 season. It came against the Adelaide Strikers in the 44th game of the competition. The Strikers won the toss and chose to bat first. They didn’t have any big scores from any batter, but everyone chipped in with little contributions. Thus, they reached a competative total of 161/4 in their first innings.
In reply, the Heat needed a good start but lost their two openers for 17 runs. However, after that, they had a small partnership of 35 runs for the third wicket. But once that partnership was broken, they kept losing wickets at regular intervals. In the end, the whole team was dismissed in 15 overs for 90 runs, their third lowest score. As a result, the Adelaide Strikers won the game by 71 runs.
2. Brisbane Heat (80 all out) vs Melbourne Renegades in 2015 season
The second lowest total for Brisbane Heat was registered in the 2015 season. It came in the game against the Melbourne Renegades at the Docklands stadium. The Renegades won the toss and chose to bowl first. And their bowlers proved the decision right and showed a great display of their bowling performance. Batting first, the Heat lost their first two wickets off the very first two balls of their innings.
They were all out for the loss of two wickets. And they couldn’t recover from that position. Ben Cutting (30) and Peter Forrest (22) were the only two to cross the 10-run mark. As a result, the Brisbane Heat got dismissed for just 80 runs in 17.3 overs. In reply, the Renegades had a poor start and lost five wickets for 39 runs. But in the end, they made 81/5 in 14 overs to win by five wickets.
1. Brisbane Heat (73 all out) vs Sydney Sixers in 2018 season
The lowest BBL total for the Brisbane Heat came in the 2018 season at the SCG. It was the 32nd game of the tournament against the Sydney Sixers. The Sixers won the toss and chose to bowl first. Their bowlers did a really good job, getting the first three wickets for just 11 runs in 3.2 overs. However, after that, 3-4 batters scored 14–15 runs, but they still registered their lowest total.
The Brisbane Heat got all out for just 73 runs in 16.4 overs. Sean Abbots took 4/11 for the Sydney Sixers. Chasing the target, the Sixers started pretty well with a 49-run partnership for the first wicket. In the end, they made 74/1 in just 10 overs to win the game by nine wickets with 60 balls to spare. This game saw the lowest BBL score for the Brisbane Heat.
Lowest Score in BBL by Brisbane Heat
18 Jan 2018
13 Jan 2015
12 Jan 2022
31 Dec 2017
20 Jan 2019
17 Jan 2020
29 Dec 2021
1 Jan 2020
21 Jan 2021
19 Jan 2021