Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers: The Renegades will host the Sydney Sixers in their next match at the Docklands Stadium in Melbourne. The hosts are currently languishing at the bottom with four losses in as many games. On the other hand, the Sixers have had a middling season so far with three wins in their five games.
It will be an opportunity for the defending champions to open their account while the Sixers will look to gain momentum from their Super over win against Thunders in the last game.
Being a night encounter, it will comparatively cooler during the match hours. However, there are no chances of rain as the forecast is expected to stay clear throughout. The temperatures are expected to will range in the mid-10s.
In the first and the only match played at the Docklands Stadium so far in this BBL, a lowish total was scored in the first innings and the Renegades even failed to chase it down due to the slow nature of the pitch. It might not change drastically for the game against Sixers but can expect a lot more runs than the last game.
Injury and availability news:
There isn’t any news regarding the injury of a player from either of the teams. All the players who participated in the game for their respective teams will be available for selection.
Probable Playing XIs:
Aaron Finch (C), Sam Harper (WK), Shaun Marsh, Marcus Harris, Beau Webster, Daniel Christian, Will Sutherland, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Richard Gleeson, Harry Gurney
Bench: Tom Cooper, Joe Mennie
Josh Philippe (WK), Hayden Kerr, Daniel Hughes, Moises Henriques (C), Jordan Silk, Jack Edwards, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Sean Abbott, Lloyd Pope, Jackson Bird
Bench: Steve o Keefe, James Vince, Henry Thornton, Ben Manenti
Top Picks: Shaun Marsh is the highest run-getter this season except for a rare failure in the last match against Strikers, Even Richardson bowled brilliantly to curb the flow of runs in the death overs. Tom Curran is an automatic pick after his exploits in Sixers’ dramatic win in the Sydney derby.
Captain and Vice-captain:
Captain: Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Josh Philippe
Vice-captain: Tom Curran, Moises Henriques, Kane Richardson
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-keeper: Josh Philippe
Batsmen: Aaron Finch (C), Shaun Marsh, Daniel Hughes, Moises Henriques
All-rounders: Tom Curran (VC), Daniel Christian
Bowlers: Sean Abbott, Llyod Pope, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-Keeper: Sam Harper
Batsmen: Aaron Finch, Hayden Kerr, Moises Henriques (C), Jordan Silk
All-rounders: Daniel Christian, Tom Curran
Bowlers: Cameron Boyce, Jackson Bird, Kane Richardson (VC), Ben Dwarshuis
Expert Tips for Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket:
On what could be a slow surface at Melbourne, the spinners might have a major role to play throughout the forty overs. The likes of Boyce and Pope will have the job in hand to deliver for their team. Finch, who was back in form in the last T20, might fire in search of his team’s first points this season.
Though Renegades are yet to open their account, the Sixers might not want to discount their opponents as any team can come up trumps on a given day.
The 20th match of the Big Bash League will take place between Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Sixers at the Docklands Stadium in Melbourne.
The match starts at 1:40 PM IST (19:10 Local Time). The live streaming of the match will be available on the Sony Liv App.