HUR vs REN Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Renegades – 19 December 2020 (Hobart). Both teams would like to make a comeback after their last win.
Hobart Hurricanes will take on Melbourne Renegades in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at the Blundstone Arena in Hobart. The premier T20 competition of Australia is finally here.
The Hurricanes have won two of their three games in the tournament so far. Short & Ingram have been brilliant in batting, whereas Faulker & Meredith have bowled well. The arrival of Kemo Paul is going to be a big boost for the side in this game. This team looks really strong on the paper.
Melbourne Renegades registered a brilliant victory in their first game, whereas they lost by a record margin in their second. The team must be in a low mood, whereas the absence of Aaron Finch is also going to hurt them. However, the arrival of Nabi will bolster their attack, whereas Noor Ahmad is a wildcard. This game is going to be a tough test for the Renegades.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been good for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score at this ground in BBL 10 is 172 runs.
Total BBL10 Games Played: 4; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 1.
Match Details :
Time:- 5:40 AM IST, Live on Sony Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Hobart Hurricanes – D’arcy Short, Will Jacks, Colin Ingram, Ben McDermott, Peter Handscomb, Kemo Paul, James Faulkner, Johan Botha, Riley Meredith, Nathan Ellis, Scott Boland.
Melbourne Renegades – Sam Harper, Shaun Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Beau Webster, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mohammad Nabi, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou, Josh Lalor, Noor Ahmad.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
D’arcy Short, Colin Ingram, James Faulkner, Mohammad Nabi, and Shaun Marsh.
HUR vs REN Team Wicket-Keeper
Sam Harper (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Harper scored 279 runs last season at an average of 25.36, whereas he is an opener. He is a better pick than Handscomb as he bats at the top-order.
HUR vs REN Team Batsmen
Shaun Marsh (Price 10) will be our batsman from the Melbourne Renegades. Marsh scored 449 runs last season at an average of 37.42, whereas he is going to lead the side in this game. He is the best batsman of this side.
Colin Ingram (Price 9) and Ben McDermott (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Hobart Hurricanes. McDermott scored 265 runs last season, whereas his average was 26.50. Ingram, on the other hand, is the highest run-scorer of the league with 126 runs. Both of them are brilliant players in this shortest format of the game.
HUR vs REN Team All-Rounders
D’arcy Short (Price 10.5) and James Faulkner (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Hobart Hurricanes. Short is a machine in the Big Bash League. He scored 357 runs in the last season whereas, he has scored one half-century in this season. Faulkner picked ten wickets last season whereas, he has picked seven wickets this year as well.
Mohammad Nabi (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Melbourne Renegades. Nabi has scalped 267 T20 wickets, whereas he has scored over 4000 runs. He is a world-class all-rounder.
HUR vs REN Team Bowlers
Kane Richardson (Price 9) and Peter Hatzoglou (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Renegades. Richardson picked ten wickets last season whereas, Peter is a T20 specialist spinner. Both of them picked have picked four wickets this season as well.
Riley Meredith (Price 8.5) and Nathan Ellis (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Hobart Hurricanes. Meredith scalped ten wickets last season whereas, Ellis picked twelve. Both of them picked have picked four wickets this season as well.
Match Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
D’arcy Short and Mohammad Nabi
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.