Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars Today Match Prediction. The 48th game of the Big Bash League, 2021-22 will witness Melbourne Renegades clashing against Melbourne Stars at Docklands Stadium. Melbourne Renegades have 15 points to their reputation. They have succeeded only three matches out of 11 this term and are in search of some momentum. The Renegades failed to Sydney Sixers in their earlier encounter. Batting first, the Sixers assigned 150 on the scoreboard in their 20 overs. The Renegades stuttered in the hunt as they were bundled out on 105 in 17 overs, failing the match by 45 runs. The Renegades will be wishing to bounce back in their forthcoming meeting facing the Stars.
Melbourne Stars, meanwhile, are keeping an unsatisfactory season this time around. They have beaten four games out of 10 and have 14 points under their strap. The Stars sorrowed a defeat against the Perth Scorchers in their last game. After electing to bat first, the Scorchers scored 196 in their 20 overs, losing three wickets. The Stars tried hard, but a lack of partnerships resulted in them falling short by 47 runs.
They need to be on their toes while encountering the Renegades on Thursday.
Match: Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars, Match 48, Big Bash League 2021-22
Date: January 13th, 2021, Thursday,
Time: 02:05 PM IST
Venue: Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
The track at Docklands Stadium is suitable for batting. The batters can play their strokes voluntarily as the ball arrives pleasingly onto the bat. The bowlers ought to be on their toes while bowling on this pitch.
Temperatures in Melbourne are anticipated to hover between 21 and 33 degrees Celsius. We anticipate a complete match as there is no chance of rain expected on Thursday.
Jake Fraser, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Nic Maddinson (c), Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper (wk), Will Sutherland, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Zahir Khan
Joe Clarke (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Nick Larkin, Joe Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Sam Rainbird, Qais Ahmad, Adam Zampa (c), Haris Rauf, Brody Couch, Clint Hinchliffe
He is inconsistent at times. He has reached all the strokes in the book and if he discovers his form there is no preventing him. He has summoned 193 runs in 9 games in this tournament and has gathered up 2 wickets as well. The batting all-rounder played only as a batter facing against Perth Scorchers but should be suitable sufficiently to contribute in both professions in this match.
He is a smart bowler in this structure of the match and understands precisely what needs to be accomplished in pressure conditions. He has scalped 6 wickets in this contest at an economy of 8.03.
Both sides are reaching off a defeat in their respective previous games. Both will thus be desperately searching for a win in their forthcoming fixture. Melbourne Stars have a suitable proportion to their side and are anticipated to come out on top in the Melbourne Derby on Thursday. Thus we Predict Melbourne Stars to win this encounter.