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31 January 2021

Daniel Sams hits a six at Manuka Oval against the Heat // AAP

Everything you need to know about Sunday night's Knockout Final

Match Information:

Date: Sunday 31 January 2021

Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Time: 7:15pm AEDT

How to Watch:


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Broadcast: Live on Seven, Fox Cricket and Kayo Sports

Radio: SEN

Head to Head:

The Heat have the edge over the Thunder with nine wins to three.

This season each team has one victory each. Thunder's victory came at Manuka Oval, with gun all-rounder Daniel Sams hitting seven incredible sixes to get Thunder over the line in a thriller.

Key Match Ups:

Alex Hales and Chris Lynn.

Two of the biggest hitters in the BBL are set to launch at Manuka Oval on Sunday night. Hales is 81 runs clear of Sixers Josh Philippe on top of the BBL|10 run scorers list with Lynn fifth.

Hales has smashed 535 runs at an average of 41 and hit 30 sixes – the most in BBL history – while Chris Lynn has hit 426 runs including 24 sixes.

They are first and second for most sixes in BBL|10.

Did you know?

Alex Hales is 14 away from becoming the all-time leading overseas run-scorer in BBL history. He would surpass Melbourne Stars all-rounder, and fellow Englishman, Luke Wright on 1,479 BBL runs.

Hear from Daniel Sams:

Hear the thoughts of star all-rounder Daniel Sams prior to the Knockout Final.

Sams is set to return to the side after missing three matches due to a hand injury.