REN vs SIX Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Sixers – 29 December 2020 (Queensland). Two teams with completely opposite seasons till now are up against each other.
Sydney Sixers will take on Melbourne Renegades in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at the Metricon Stadium in Queensland. The premier T20 competition of Australia is finally here.
Melbourne Renegades have lost three of their four games in the tournament so far. The bowlers are doing their job properly, whereas the batsmen are failing in every game. They have been all-out for less than 100 runs a couple of times in the tournament. Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh need to score runs, whereas Richardson has to lead the bowling line-up.
Sydney Sixers have won three of their four games in the tournament. The batting and bowling of this side have been excellent in the tournament so far. Daniel Hughes has been their best bowlers, whereas the bowlers are hunting in pairs. This team looks settled on the paper.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in BBL overall at this ground is 163 runs.
Total BBL Games Played: 7; Bat 1st Won: 4; Bat 2nd Won: 3.
Match Details :
Time:- 12:40 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Melbourne Renegades – Sam Harper, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Beau Webster, Mohammad Nabi, Will Sutherland, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Peter Hatzoglou.
Sydney Sixers – Jack Edwards, Josh Phillipe, James Vince, Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Steven O’Keefe, Ben Dwarshius, Ben Manenti.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Josh Phillipe, Daniel Christian, Aaron Finch, Kane Richardson, and Daniel Hughes.
REN vs SIX Team Wicket-Keeper
Josh Phillipe (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Phillipe has scored 487 runs at an average of 37.46 last season. He has scored 124 runs this season at an average of 31.
REN vs SIX Team Batsmen
James Vince (Price 9.5) and Daniel Hughes (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Sydney Sixers. Vince scored 323 runs last season whereas, he has scored one half-century this season. Hughes is the highest run-scorer of this season with 183 runs, whereas his average has been 61.
Aaron Finch (Price 10.5), Shaun Marsh (Price 10), and Rilee Rossouw (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Melbourne Renegades. Finch has been the highest white-ball run-scorer of Australia in 2020, whereas his recent form has been excellent. Rossouw and Shaun have also scored one half-century each in the tournament so far. All three of them are the backbone of this side’s batting.
REN vs SIX Team All-Rounders
Daniel Christian (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Sydney Sixers. Christian has scored over 4500 T20 runs whereas, he has also picked 240 wickets prior to BBL. He has scalped four wickets this season, whereas he has scored a half-century as well.
REN vs SIX Team Bowlers
Ben Dwarshius (Price 8.5) and Steven O’Keefe (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Sydney Sixers. Dwarshius picked 16 wickets last season whereas, Keefe is an experienced spinner. Both of them have scalped eight wickets each in the tournament so far.
Kane Richardson (Price 9) and Peter Hatzoglou (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Renegades. Richardson scalped ten wickets last season whereas, Peter is a T20 specialist spinner. Kane has scalped seven wickets this season, whereas Hatzoglou has scalped six.
Match Prediction: Sydney Sixers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Aaron Finch and Josh Phillipe
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Daniel Christian and Shaun 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.