Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Sixers
The 20th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Sixers at the Docklands Stadium in Melbourne.
Melbourne Renegades are placed at the last spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with losses from all of their four games. The team is yet to open its account and has a net run rate of -0.524.
They will take on Sydney Sixers who are placed at the fourth spot in the points table with three wins and two losses from five matches. The Sixers have 6 points and a net run rate of + 0.192.
Skipper Aaron Finch is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Renegades with 157 runs from 4 innings at average of almost 40 and a strike rate of close to 140. He has scored two half-centuries, including the best of 50. Shaun Marsh has also scored 150 runs at 37.50 but has been slightly on the slower side. He has the best of 55.
Kane Richardson has picked the most wickets for Melbourne Renegades with 8 scalps from 4 innings at 11.75, and a brilliant economy of 6.19. He has best figures of 4/22.
Wicketkeeper Josh Philippe has scored 140 runs from five innings for Sydney Sixers. He has an average of 35 and a strike rate of 122.80.
Sean Abbott is the top bowler for Sydney Sixers with 11 wickets from five innings, but has got injured and might miss out this game. Tom Curran is next with 8 scalps from 5 innings.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Sydney Sixers - Daniel Hughes, Josh Philippe (wk), Moises Henriques (c), Hayden Kerr, Jordan Silk, Jack Edwards, Tom Curran, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Lloyd Pope, Jackson Bird
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)
Who will win the toss? - Melbourne Renegades
Who will win? – Sydney Sixers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Aaron Finch (Melbourne Renegades), Josh Philippe (Sydney Sixers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Kane Richardson (Melbourne Renegades), Tom Curran (Sydney Sixers)
Most Sixes – Aaron Finch (Melbourne Renegades), Daniel Hughes (Sydney Sixers)
Player of the Match – Josh Philippe
Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Renegades 170+, Sydney Sixers 175+
Match Handicap Sydney Sixers
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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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