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Cricket Betting and Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades

AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers

The 44th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Renegades at The Gabba, Brisbane

Brisbane Heat are placed at the 5th spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 5 wins and 5 losses from 10 matches. The Heat have 10 points and a net run rate of - 0.276.

Melbourne Renegades are languishing at the last spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 9 losses and a solitary wion from 10 games. The team has only 2 points and a net run rate of - 0.789.

Shaun Marsh has scored the most runs for Melbourne Renegades with 366 runs from 10 innings at an average of 35+ and a strike rate of 120. He is, in fact, the second-highest scorer of the tournament at the moment and has the best of 63. Beau Webster has also contributed with 318 runs from 10 innings at an average of over 50 and strike rate of 140 +.

With Aaron Finch unavailable, Dan Christian will lead the Renegades.

Among the bowlers, Kane Richardson has been good just like the last year but will be unavailable due to the ODI tour of India. Cameron Boyce and Richard Gleeson will lead the Renegades' bowling attack in his absence.

Chris Lynn is the top run-scorer for Brisbane Heat with 291 runs from 10 games, including the best of 94. Lynn has struck at over 150. Tom Banton, who departed with three half-centuries from seven games, has been replaced by AB de Villiers.

Among the bowlers, Josh Lalor and Ben Laughlin have picked up the maximum wickets for the team with 11 and 10 scalps respectively.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Brisbane Heat - Max Bryant, Chris Lynn (c), Matt Renshaw, AB de Villiers, Joe Burns, Jimmy Peirson (wk), Ben Cutting, Josh Lalor, Mitchell Swepson, Ben Laughlin, Zahir Khan

Melbourne Renegades - Shaun Marsh, Samit Patel, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian (c), Tom Cooper, Marcus Harris, Joe Mennie, Cameron Boyce, Jack Wildermuth, Beau Webster, Sam Harper (wk)

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Brisbane Heat

Who will win? – Brisbane Heat

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Shaun Marsh (Melbourne Renegades), AB de Villiers (Brisbane Heat)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Cameron Boyce (Melbourne Renegades), Josh Lalor (Brisbane Heat)

Most Sixes – Shaun Marsh (Melbourne Renegades), Chris Lynn (Brisbane Heat)

Player of the Match – AB de Villiers

Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Renegades 150+, Brisbane Heat 170+

Match Handicap Brisbane Heat

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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