Melbourne Stars will take on Melbourne Renegades in Match 45th of the Big Bash League 2020-21 on Wednesday, 20th January 2021, at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
Melbourne Stars Vs Melbourne Renegades – Match 40 | Match Prediction and Betting Tips
Melbourne Renegades are placed at the bottom of the Big Bash League 2020-21 points table with 2 wins and 9 losses from their 11 matches of the league. The team is with 10 points. Shaun Marsh is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Renegades with 271 runs at a strike rate of 134, including 19 fours and 10 sixes. Sam Harper has also made 236 runs at 23. Kane Richardson has been the best bowler for Melbourne Renegades and has picked up 15 wickets at an average of 21 and an economy rate of 8.00.
Melbourne Stars are placed at the 4th spot in the Big Bash League 2020-21 points table with 5 wins and 5 losses from their 11 matches of the league. The team is with 23 points. Marcus Stoinis is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Stars with 333 runs at a strike rate of 144, including 31 fours and 16 sixes. Glenn Maxwell has also made 312 runs at 34. Adam Zampa has been the best bowler for Melbourne Stars and has picked up 18 wickets at an average of 12 and an economy rate of 6.81.
Squads of both teams :
Melbourne Stars Squad: Andre Fletcher, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell(c), Hilton Cartwright, Nick Larkin, Nic Maddinson, Seb Gotch(w), Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Haris Rauf, Zahir Khan, Samuel Elliott, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Edward J Newman, Tom O Connell, Sam Rainbird
Melbourne Renegades Squad: Mackenzie Harvey, Shaun Marsh, Sam Harper(w), Aaron Finch(c), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Beau Webster, Jack Prestwidge, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou, Noor Ahmad, Brody Couch, Zak Evans, Jon Holland, Josh Lalor, Mitchell Perry, Brayden Stepien, Will Sutherland.
Predicted Playing XI:
Melbourne Stars – Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nic Maddinson, Hilton Cartwright, Seb Gotch (wk), Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Haris Rauf, and Zahir Khan
Melbourne Renegades – Mackenzie Harvey, Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch (c), Sam Harper (wk), Jack Prestwidge, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou, and Noor Ahmad
Key Players :
Melbourne Stars – Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Glenn Maxwell (c)
Melbourne Renegades – Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch (c), Imad Wasim
The weather forecast in Melbourne is predicting some clouds around on match day but the weather forecast does not predict rain. We should be able to have a full uninterrupted match.
Pitch Report and Conditions
The 45th Match of Big Bash League 2020-21 is going to be held at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. We had observed in the previous matches played here that the pitch here at this venue is good for batting. The track is slower than the others we have seen and helps the spinners quite a bit. We are hoping that the surface is bound to get slower and be a bit more difficult for batting in this match.
Stats on the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Total Match Played : 46 + 1 (Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat, 44th Match)
Batting First Won : 20
Batting Second Won : 26 ( Perth Scorchers vs Brisbane Heat, 44th Match)
Tie : 1
Avg. Score in 1st bat : 156
Avg. Score in 1st bat : 130
Highest Score : Melbourne Stars 219/1
Lowest Score : Sydney Sixers 74/10
Renegades Vs Stars Head to Head
|Played||Won by MR||Won by MS||Tie||No Result|