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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades

Aaron Finch will be looking for a derby day win for Melbourne Renegades
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The 22nd match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne.

Melbourne Stars are placed at the top of the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with four wins and one loss from five games. The Scorchers have 8 points and a net run rate of + 0.876.

They will be up against Melbourne Renegades, who, on the contrary, are placed right at the bottom with five losses from as many games. The Renegades have a poor net run rate of -0.441.

All-rounder Marcus Stoinis is the highest run-scorer for the Stars with 213 runs from 5 innings at an average of 53.25 and has struck at 122.41, with the best of unbeaten 81. Skipper Glenn Maxwell is next with an impressive strike rate of 186.95. He has the best of 69.

Haris Rauf is the top wicket-taker for the team with 10 scalps from three matches. He has conceded runs at 7.10 and has the best of 5/27 but will have to sit out for this game as well. Adam Zampa has also been good with seven scalps from five innings at 18.57.

Shaun Marsh has scored the most runs for Melbourne Renegades with 190 runs from 5 innings at an average of 38 and a strike rate of almost 120. He has the best of 55.

Kane Richardson has bagged 8 wickets for the team. He has conceded runs at 6.05 RPO and has the best of 4/22.

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

Melbourne Stars - Dale Steyn, Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Dunk, Peter Handscomb (wk), Adam Zampa, Daniel Worrall, Hilton Cartwright, Marcus Stoinis, Sandeep Lamichhane

Melbourne Renegades - Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch (c), Kane Richardson, Daniel Christian, Harry Gurney, Tom Cooper, Marcus Harris, Cameron Boyce, Beau Webster, Richard Gleeson, Sam Harper (wk)

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - Melbourne Renegades

Who will win? – Melbourne Stars 

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Shaun Marsh (Melbourne Renegades), Marcus Stoinis (Melbourne Stars)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Kane Richardson (Melbourne Renegades), Adam Zampa (Melbourne Stars)

Most Sixes – Aaron Finch (Melbourne Renegades), Glenn Maxwell (Melbourne Stars)

Player of the Match –  Glenn Maxwell

Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Renegades 160+, Melbourne Stars 175+

Match Handicap Melbourne Stars 

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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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