Chris Lynn is named X-Factor for Brisbane Heat in early return from injury

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.

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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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