Brisbane Heat have secured English T20 International Tymal Mills to replace injured West Indian leg-spinner Samuel Badree.
Chris Lynn destroyed the Perth Scorchers with an explosive 98 not out as Brisbane Heat took the points by nine wickets.
Daniel Hughes (85 from 55 balls) was Sydney Sixers’ hero as the unbeaten run of Brisbane Heat ended after a sensational run chase at The Gabba.
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Matador One-Day Cup Player of the Tournament Marnus Labuschagne has signed with the Brisbane Heat.
Smriti Mandhana has signed for Brisbane Heat for the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), a move that could pave the way for India’s men to follow suit.
Samuel Badree’s five wickets in 16 balls dimmed the Melbourne Stars as Brisbane Heat did their best, but failed, to qualify for the Big Bash League finals.
Joe Burns (60) and Lendl Simmons (54) have Brisbane Heat a score they could defend and put Sydney Sixers down by 6 runs and almost out.
Chris Lynn’s 75 from 32 balls was instrumental as Brisbane Heat got their BBL05 campaign underway at the fifth attempt with a 6 wicket win over Sydney Thunder.