REN vs HEA Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat – 23 January 2021 (Melbourne). A defeat in this game will possibly end the campaign of either of the teams.
Melbourne Renegades will take on Brisbane Heat in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.
Melbourne Renegades have won just three of their twelve games in the tournament so far. Shaun Marsh has been their best batsman, whereas Harvey played a superb knock in the last game. Peter Hatzoglou has been their best bowler, whereas Kane Richardson is out of the tournament. This team is in desperate need of a win.
Brisbane Heat have won five of their twelve games in the tournament. Lynn is in brilliant form, whereas the rest of the batsmen are struggling. The bowling of Mark Steketee has been excellent, whereas Jack Wildermuth has also bowled some very good spells. The arrival of Marnus Labuschagne had a positive impact in the last game.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in BBL 10 at this ground is 170 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 3; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 1.
Match Details :
Time:- 10:35 AM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Melbourne Renegades – Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Jack Prestwidge, Peter Hatzoglou, Zak Evans, Josh Lalor.
Brisbane Heat – Chris Lynn, Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Lewis Gregory, Jimmy Peirson, Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Morne Morkel, Mitchell Swepson, Xavier Bartlett.
Note:- The overall Stats mentioned are prior to the BBL.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Chris Lynn, Shaun Marsh, Mark Steketee, Peter Hatzoglou, and Sam Harper.
REN vs HEA Team Wicket-Keeper
Sam Harper (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Harper has scored 236 runs this season, whereas his average has been 23.60. He is the best pick in this category.
REN vs HEA Team Batsmen
Chris Lynn (Price 10.5) and Marnus Labuschagne (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Brisbane Heat. Lynn has scored 317 runs in just eight games, whereas his average has been 39.62. Marnus is a technically solid player, whereas he scalped a couple of wickets in the last game. Both of them are extremely talented players.
Aaron Finch (Price 10.5), Shaun Marsh (Price 9.5), and Mackenzie Harvey (Price 8) will be our batsmen from the Melbourne Renegades. Finch has scored 169 runs this season, whereas his average has been just 15.36. Marsh has scored 272 runs in the tournament, whereas his average has been 27.20. Aaron Finch is in poor form, but he cannot be dropped, whereas Harvey batted very well in the last game.
REN vs HEA Team All-Rounders
Imad Wasim (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Melbourne Renegades. Wasim has scalped 8 wickets in the tournament, whereas his economy has been just 7.33. He can use the slow nature of the pitch.
Jack Wildermuth (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Brisbane Heat. Wildermuth has scalped 13 wickets this season, whereas he can get promoted in batting too.
REN vs HEA Team Bowlers
Mark Steketee (Price 8.5) and Xavier Bartlett (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Brisbane Heat. Steketee has scalped 19 wickets in the tournament, whereas Bartlett has scalped 10. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Peter Hatzoglou (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Melbourne Renegades. Hatzoglou has scalped 15 wickets in the tournament, whereas his average has been 22.40. He has been the best bowler of the side.
Match Prediction: Melbourne Renegades are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Shaun Marsh and Chris Lynn
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Aaron Finch and Marnus Labuschagne
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
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.