Sydney Thunder  VS  Melbourne Renegades

Date & TIME: 1 January, At 01.45 PM IST

Venue: Carrara Oval, Queensland

Ground Capacity: 25,000

Pitch Report:

On this pitch, the pace bowlers will get more help , while the spinners will get a little help less than the pacers.There is no rain predicted for the match day and so we should have no interruptions. Two matches played at this ground and the first bowling team has won both matches. In this way , we can say that whichever team wins the toss wili like bowling. Fast bowler is better in terms of taking wickets, spinners are better if they sit in economy rate. On the overall pitch,both fast and spinners bowlers will get help on this pitch, Average score of this pitch is 181 runs.


Sydnet Thunder are placed at the 2nd position in this BBL ,they loss only one match from their 5 matches of the league. Sydney Thunder has been extremely impressive and could go to the top of the table with a win in this match. There was a lot of hope from Melbourne Renegades opener Shaun Marsg & Aaron Finch but both batsmen flopped against the last match which is against Sydney Thunder. Captain Beau Webster had to take command of his team bus as captain he could not handle this responsibility and was dismissed by 7 runs. Usman Khawaja & Oliver Davies had an aggressive batting that gave the Melbourne Renegades a bis chase score.

Squad (Melbourne Renegades):                                                                        

Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch(c), Sam Harper(w), Rilee Rossouw, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Beau Webster, Benny Howell, Jack Prestwidge, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Peter Hatzoglou, Jon Holland, James Pattinson, Mohammad Nabi, Imran Tahir, Cameron Boyce, Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, Zak Evans, Mackenzie Harvey, Noor Ahmad, Mitchell Perry, Brody Couch

Squad (Sydney Thunder):                                                                                               

Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson(c), Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Baxter Holt(w), Jonathan Cook, Tanveer Sangha, Oliver Davies, Brendan Doggett, Matthew Gilkes, Adam Milne, Arjun Nair, Chris Tremain

Probable Playing XI (Melbourne Renegades):

Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch(c), Sam Harper(w), Rilee Rossouw, Mackenzie Harvey, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson, Zak Evans, Peter Hatzoglou

Probable Playing XI (Sydney Thunder):                                                             

 Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson(c), Oliver Davies, Sam Billings(w), Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Chris Tremain, Tanveer Sangha

Key Points (Melbourne Renegades)

. Melbourne Renegades are too dependent on Shaun Marsh and Aaron Finch for their runs.         

. Shaun Marsh & Aaron Finch batted aggressively so we can get a good score from Melbourne Renegades.

.Melbourne Renegades played 12 matches with Sydney Thunder and won 9 of them

Key Points (Sydney Thunder)

. Sydney Thunder has a stronger batting lineup with more depth and power.

.Sydney Thunder is in better form and is definitely a better-balanced team

. Sydney Thunder have won four of their five games in the tournament. The batting and bowling of this side have been excellent in the tournament so far. Hales & Ferguson are batting extremely well, whereas Sangha & Green are on fire in their bowling

Key Player (Melbourne Renegades):

. Shaun Marsh is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Renegades with 146 runs at a strike rate of 120, including 12 fours and 3 sixes. Aaron Finch has also made 106 runs at 26.

. Kane Richardson has been the best bowler for Melbourne Renegades and has picked up 9 wickets at an average of 16 and an economy rate of 7.85.

Key Player (Sydney Thunder):

. Callum Ferguson is the top run-scorer for Sydney Thunder with 197 runs at a strike rate of 126, including 20 fours and 3 sixes. Alex Hales has also made 152 runs at 30.

. Tanveer Sangha has been the best bowler for Sydney Thunder and has picked up 9 wickets at an average of 13 and an economy rate of 6.20.

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