Both teams have named unchanged squads for the knockout at the Adelaide Oval.
On head-to-head, the Strikers have an 8-4 lead over the Hurricanes.
David Miller's 48-ball 90 for the Hurricanes went in vain.
James Pattinson's five-wicket haul tormented the Strikers in their previous meeting.
For the first time, the Heat defeated the Strikers at The Gabba.
Here's how the cricketers spent their day on Twitter and Instagram today.
The Kiwis are trailing by 423 runs will eight left in their first innings.
All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.
He also stressed however that playing the World Cup is not the end of the world.
Usman Khawaja has gained three slots to reach 13th position.