STR vs REN Big Bash League Fantasy Prediction: Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades – 8 January 2020 (Adelaide). The Renegades are trying desperately to get their second win of the tournament.
Adelaide Strikers will take on Melbourne Renegades in the League Match of BBL 10, aka Big Bash League which, will be played at The Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
Adelaide Strikers have won four of their eight games in the tournament so far. The bowlers have performed extremely well, whereas Carey & Weatherald have batted well. This team will fancy their chances in this game.
Melbourne Renegades have won just one of their games in the tournament so far. The batting of the side is struggling, whereas Shaun Marsh and Rilee Rossouw will miss this game too. This team needs some inspirational performance of Aaron Finch in this 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 161 runs.
Total BBL 10 Games Played: 3; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 1.
Match Details :
Time:- 12:40 PM IST, Live on Sony Six
Probable XI for both sides:-
Adelaide Strikers – Philip Salt, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey, Jon Wells, Ryan Gibson, Jake Weatherald, Rashid Khan, Danny Briggs, Peter Siddle, Wes Agar, Harry Conway.
Melbourne Renegades – Aaron Finch, Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper, Jake Frazer-McGurk, Beau Webster, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Kane Richardson, Noor Ahmad.
Note:- The overall Stats mentioned are prior the BBL.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Alex Carey, Aaron Finch, Kane Richardson, Rashid Khan, and Wes Agar.
STR vs REN Team Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey (Price 9.5) and Sam Harper (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Carey has scored 216 runs this season, whereas his average has been 36. Harper has not impressed this season, but he scored 279 runs last season at an average of 25.36.
STR vs REN Team Batsmen
Aaron Finch (Price 10.5) and Mackenzie Harvey (Price 8) will be our batsman from the Melbourne Renegades. Finch has scored 132 this season, whereas Harvey played a decent knock of 34 runs in the last game. Both of them aren’t in great form but should be selected.
Jake Weatherald (Price 9.5) and Philip Salt (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Adelaide Strikers. Weatherald has scored 206 runs this season, whereas his average has been 34.33. Salt is not in good form, but he has a decent T20 record, and his T20 strike-rate is over 150.
STR vs REN Team All-Rounders
Mohammad Nabi (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from the Melbourne Renegades. Nabi is an experienced all-rounder with over 4000 T20 runs and 250 T20 wickets. He has scored 73 runs in the last four games, whereas he has scalped three wickets as well.
STR vs REN Team Bowlers
Kane Richardson (Price 9) will be our bowler from the Melbourne Renegades. Richardson scalped ten wickets last season whereas, he has scalped eleven this season.
Rashid Khan (Price 9.5), Peter Siddle (Price 9), and Wes Agar (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Adelaide Strikers. Rashid has scalped twelve wickets this season, whereas he has played some cameos with the bat. Agar has scalped fourteen wickets this season, whereas Siddle has scalped thirteen. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Adelaide Strikers are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Aaron Finch and Alex Carey
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rashid Khan and Wes Agar
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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.