REN vs SCO Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers – 12 December 2020 (Hobart). The champions of BBL 8 will be up against the 3-time champions Perth.
Melbourne Renegades will take on Perth Scorchers 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 Renegades are going to miss the majority of their bowlers in this game. Sutherland & Pattinson are on Australian duties whereas, Boyce misses out due to an injury. Finch and Marsh are going to play a big part in batting whereas, the arrival of Rilee Rossouw is also going to help. This team looks relatively weak on the paper.
Perth Scorchers are going to welcome all of their bowlers in this season. Behrendorff, Richardson, and Tye are going to lead the pace bowling whereas, Ahmad will take care of spin. The arrival of Colin Munro and Joe Clarke is a big boost, whereas the presence of Josh Inglis is also there. This Scorchers side is really to challenge for the title.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been good for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score at this ground is 168.
Total BBL Games Played: 40; Bat 1st Won: 21; Bat 2nd Won: 19.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Melbourne Renegades – Sam Harper, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Beau Webster, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Jack Prestwidge, Benny Howell, Kane Richardson, Jon Holland, Josh Lalor.
Perth Scorchers – Josh Inglis, Colin Munro, Joe Clarke, Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh, Aaron Hardie, Jason Behrendorff, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Fawad Ahmed.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Aaron Finch, Colin Munro, Mitchell Marsh, Kane Richardson, and Shaun Marsh.
REN vs SCO Team Wicket-Keeper
Josh Inglis (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. He scored 405 runs last season at an average of 28.93, whereas his strike-rate was 153.99. Inglis is an opening batsman who loves to play an aggressive brand of cricket.
REN vs SCO Team Batsmen
Aaron Finch (Price 10.5), Shaun Marsh (Price 10), and Rille Rossouw (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Melbourne Renegades. Finch scored 363 runs last season at an average of 45.38 whereas, Marsh scored 449 at an average of 37.42. Rossouw, on the other hand, has scored 4957 T20 runs whereas, he scored a hundred in PSL 2020. All three of them are aggressive and reliable players.
Colin Munro (Price 9.5) and Joe Clarke (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Perth Scorchers. Munro is a T20 superstar and has four T20 centuries under his belt whereas, Clarke has scored over 1500 T20 runs. The strike-rate of Munro has been 144.42, whereas Clarke’s S/R is 149.05. Both of them are star players in this format of the game.
REN vs SCO Team All-Rounders
Mitchell Marsh (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from the Perth Scorchers. Marsh scored 382 runs last season at an average of 34.73, whereas he picked five wickets as well. He is the ace all-rounder of this side and cannot be dropped.
REN vs SCO Team Bowlers
Kane Richardson (Price 9) and Josh Lalor (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Renegades. Richardson picked ten wickets last season whereas, Lalor picked eleven. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Jason Behrendorff (Price 8.5) and Fawad Ahmed (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Perth Scorchers. Behrendorff has picked 74 T20 wickets, whereas his economy has been under eight. Fawad, on the other hand, picked 15 wickets last season at an economy of 6.91. Both of them are star bowlers and genuine wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Perth Scorchers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Aaron Finch and Colin Munro
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Marsh
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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.