ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Brendon McCullum of the Brisbane Heat warms up before the Big Bash League match between the Adelaide Strikers and Brisbane Heat at Adelaide Oval on December 21, 2016 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Brisbane have decided not to appeal the suspension handed down to Brendon McCullum, and the skipper will now miss his side's clash against the Melbourne Stars at the MCG on Tuesday.

The Heat were found to be six minutes behind the scheduled time to complete their 20 overs, and after reviewing the footage decided that there were no grounds for an appeal and accepted the sanction.

"The Heat have shown that their style of attacking, exciting cricket really resonates with the fans and viewers all over the world and so it is disappointing for them that they will miss seeing one of the game's best in action in Melbourne next week," Queensland Cricket Chief Executive Officer Max Walters said.

"It is a shame but we accept those are the competition rules we are playing under and reminds us that we can continue to improve in all facets of the game.

"We're confident the team will give a good account of itself against the Stars and continue to play bright, attacking T20 cricket.

"We're sure Brendon and the team will rebound from this setback and finish the competition strongly."

Every member of the playing XI against the Scorchers was initially fined $1,000, but that was reduced to $500 after the Heat accepted the penalty without an appeal.