REN vs STA Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars – 20 January 2021 (Melbourne). A defeat in this game will possibly end the campaign of Melbourne Renegades.
Melbourne Renegades will take on Melbourne Stars 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 two of their eleven games in the tournament so far. Shaun Marsh has been their best batsman, whereas the rest of the batsmen are struggling. Kane Richardson has been their best bowler, whereas Peter Hatzoglou has also bowled beautifully. This team is in desperate need of a win.
Melbourne Stars have won five of their eleven games in the tournament. Maxwell & Stoinis have batted well, whereas Andre Fletcher & Nick Larkin are also supporting them. The Stars would depend on the bowling duo of Adam Zampa & Liam Hatcher. This team would like to build on the momentum.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in BBL 09 at this ground was 164 runs.
Total BBL 09 Games Played: 5; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 3.
Match Details :
Time:- 1:45 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Melbourne Renegades – Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper, Jake Frazer-McGurk, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Jack Prestwidge, Peter Hatzoglou, Kane Richardson, Noor Ahmad.
Melbourne Stars – Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Hilton Cartwright, Nic Maddinson, Seb Gotch, Adam Zampa, Liam Hatcher, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan.
Note:- The overall Stats mentioned are prior to the BBL.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Shaun Marsh, Adam Zampa, and Kane Richardson.
REN vs STA 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 STA Team Batsmen
Andre Fletcher (Price 8.5) will be our batsman from the Melbourne Stars. Fletcher batted twenty overs against the Strikers, whereas he has scored 195 runs in the tournament. He is a T20 specialist.
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 159 runs this season, whereas his average has been just 15.90. Marsh has scored 271 runs in the tournament, whereas his average has been 30.11. Aaron Finch is in poor form, but he cannot be dropped, whereas Harvey is selected to manage credits in this game.
[If Rilee Rossouw plays: Rossouw and Larkin In; Finch and Harvey Out]
REN vs STA Team All-Rounders
Marcus Stoinis (Price 10.5) and Glenn Maxwell (Price 10) will be our all-rounders from the Melbourne Stars. Maxi has scored 312 runs this season at an average of 34.66, whereas he has scalped seven wickets in bowling. Stoinis was the highest run-scorer of the last season, whereas he has scored 333 runs this season. Both of them are champion players.
REN vs STA Team Bowlers
Adam Zampa (Price 9) and Liam Hatcher (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Stars. Hatcher has scalped 13 wickets in the tournament, whereas Zampa has scalped 18. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Kane Richardson (Price 9) and Peter Hatzoglou (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Melbourne Renegades. Richardson has scalped 15 wickets in the tournament, whereas Hatzoglou has scalped 13. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Melbourne Stars are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Shaun Marsh and Adam Zampa
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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.