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Heat vs Scorchers Match Day Guide

04 January 2018

Everything you need to know about coming to our sold out blockbuster against the Perth Scorchers.

Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers
Friday January 5th - 6:10pm
The Gabba

12:15pm BBL Pathways Curtain Raiser - admission through Gate 2
4:10pm Entertainment in the park begins
4:30pm Gates Open
5:25pm BBL Coin Toss
6:10pm BBL match starts
7:30pm Innings break
7:45pm 2nd innings starts
9:05pm Anticipated finish time

WATCH: Joe Burns Takes Fans into the Winning Dressing Room


The Heat vs Scorchers is officially a sell out, so we can expect an electric and exciting atmosphere at the Gabba! 

The Heat will be looking to take the momentum from Tuesday's big win over the Stars into the clash with Perth who are undefeated this season. Read our match preview here

Action will be live on Network TEN from 6:00pm.

The match can also be streamed live on the cricket.com.au website and mobile app for users with CA Live Pass.  

Your BBL ticket allows you free public transport on buses and trains on game days. Click here for details. 

The Brisbane Heat have also partnered with Uber to allow for easy access to and from the Gabba. If you're new to Uber, sign up and use the code BRISHEAT to get your first ride free up to $20. 

The post-game dedicated Uber pickup zone is on Potts Street, which runs parallel to Wellington Road.

For the ultimate match day experience, download the Heat VR mobile application. 

With Heat VR, fans can watch their match-day tickets come to life using augmented reality. You can also use our match-day face filters where fans can transport themselves to the CUA Pool Deck or dress up as our Mascot, Heater.

Content can also be unlocked for the Heat VR AR Walk, located in the Toyota Hot Spot, where fans can watch memorable moments from Brisbane Heat history.

Located in the Gabba Park, the Brisbane Heat will host two virtual reality activations where fans can play for the Heat in VR or chill out in the 360 Degree Hub.  

Heat VR - Face Fliters


crowdDJ® is a free app that lets you influence the stadium soundtrack in between breaks in play. Through some pretty cool tech, fans can vote for their favourite songs from their seat - just by downloading the mobile app. crowdDJ® touch screen kiosks are also located near Gates 2 and 4.

Once the votes are in, the song with the most requests will play on our big screen and up load throughout the stadium. Don’t miss your chance to have your say in what we play!

Download crowdDJ® via iOS or Android


When should I get to the ground? To avoid queues, try and get to the ground as soon as possible. Action starts in the park at around 4:10pm and play starts at 6:10pm.

Can I get signatures after the game? Yes. players will be signing autographs for 15 minutes after the match finishes in sections 1-5. All fans are welcome to make their way to this section when the game finishes, however we will attempt to cover all parts of the ground.

Can I purchase Heat merchandise at the ground? Yes, there are merchandise outlets situated across the Gabba. 

What time does action start in the park? Activities start in the park around 4:10pm.

Can I watch the teams warm up? Yes, both sides will be warming up in the Gabba nets at approximately 4:30pm. Fans are welcome to watch from behind the nets.

Can I get on the Gabba big screen? You certainly can! Just send us a tweet or Instagram pic using @HeatBBL and we will do our best to put yours on the big screen.

This is my 1st time to the BBL. What can I expect? Fun, fireworks, big hits and plenty of excitement.