Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips: Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers

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Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips: Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers

Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips, Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers: The defending champions – Melbourne Renegades are off to a nightmarish start as they have lost all their first five games. The Perth Scorchers to haven’t had a great start but they have at least won a couple of games out of the first five. …


Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips, Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers: The defending champions – Melbourne Renegades are off to a nightmarish start as they have lost all their first five games. The Perth Scorchers to haven’t had a great start but they have at least won a couple of games out of the first five.

Kane Richardson is the only player from the Renegades who have done well whereas the others are struggling. The Scorchers have a few men who are putting their hand up but need some more performances from the senior players.

Both the teams need to win but no team needs to win more desperately than the Renegades. When these two teams met this season, it was a tight contest with the Scorchers winning by 11 runs. It would be fun to watch when the Marsh brothers take on each other for one more time.

Weather Conditions:

The temperatures would be in the low 20s with no chance of rain on the 7th of January at the Geelong Stadium.

Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips: Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers

Pitch Report:

Only three T20 games have been played at this venue with the team batting first winning one and the team batting second winning the other two. The average score batting first is 146 whereas the highest score is 169/5 by the Melbourne Renegades.

Injury and Availability News:

The Australian players who are part of the Test squad against New Zealand from both sides mostly won’t be available for this encounter.

Probable Playing XIs:

Melbourne Renegades:

Aaron Finch (C), Sam Harper (WK), Shaun Marsh, Marcus Harris, Beau Webster, Daniel Christian, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Richard Gleeson, Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce

Bench – Zak Evans, Mackenzie Harvey, Jon Holland, Harry Gurney, Tom Cooper

Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips: Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers:

Josh Inglis, Liam Livingstone, Cameron Bancroft (WK), Mitchell Marsh (C), Ashton Turner, Ashton Agar, Chris Green, Chris Jordan, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly, Fawad Ahmed

Bench – Sam Whiteman, Nick Hobson, Aaron Hardie, Joel Paris, Kurtis Paterson

Top Picks:

Kane Richardson has been the pick of the bowlers, so he should be one of the top picks. Mitchell Marsh and Ashton Turner the senior players won’t be quiet for a long time, so expect them to perform well.

Captain and Vice-Captain Picks for Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket: 

Captain – Aaron Finch, Kane Richardson, Mitchell Marsh

Vice-Captain – Shaun Marsh, Ashton Turner, Chris Jordan

Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips: Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Josh Inglis

Batsmen – Aaron Finch (C), Liam Livingstone, Shaun Marsh, Ashton Turner

All-rounders – Mitchell Marsh (VC), Ashton Agar, Daniel Christian

Bowlers – Kane Richardson, Chris Jordan, Cameron Boyce

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sam Harper

Batsmen – Shaun Marsh (VC), Cameron Bancroft, Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris

All-rounders – Mitchell Marsh, Will Sutherland, Chris Jordan

Bowlers – Kane Richardson (C), Jhye Richardson, Fawad Ahmed

Expert Tips for Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket:

Big Bash League Fantasy Cricket Tips: Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers

The sample size isn’t great but the numbers suggest that it is a low scoring ground. So, it would be better to pick a few good bowlers like Kane Richardson and Chris Jordan. The spinners Fawad Ahmed and Cameron Boyce can come in handy. The senior players like the Marsh brothers, Aaron Finch and Ashton Turner will put up a performance at some point, so watch out for them.

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Probable Winners:

At the moment, it seems as if the Renegades don’t know how to win. So, looking at the current form it would be fair to say that the Scorchers start as favorites.

Match Details:

The 26th match of the Big Bash League will take place between Melbourne Renegades and Perth Scorchers at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong on the 7th of January.

The match starts at 1:40 PM IST (18:10 Local Time). The live streaming of the match will be available on the Sony Liv App.

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