Online Cricket Betting and Match Prediction KFC Big Bash League 2019-20 - Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Renegades
The 37th match of the Big Bash League 2019-20 will be played between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Renegades at the Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Sydney Thunder are placed at the 4th spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 4 wins and 4 losses from 9 games. One of their matches ended without a result which is why the Thunder have 9 points and a net run rate of + 0.029.
Melbourne Renegades are languishing at the last spot in the Big Bash League 2019-20 points table with 9 losses from as many games. The team is yet to open its account and has a net run rate of - 0.789.
Shaun Marsh has scored the most runs for Melbourne Renegades with 319 runs from 9 innings at an average of 35+ and a strike rate of 116. He has the best of 63. Beau Webster has also contributed with 310.
With Aaron Finch unavailable, Dan Christian will lead the Renegades.
Among the bowlers, Kane Richardson has been good just like the last year. He has picked 10 wickets from 7 matches 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.
Callum Ferguson is the top run-scorer for Sydney Thunder with 295 runs from 9 innings at a strike rate of 136. He has struck three half-centuries and has the best of unbeaten 73. Usman Khawaja is next with 247 runs from 9 innings at 27 and a strike rate of 130.
Among the bowlers, Daniel Sams is the highest wicket-taker of the tournament. He has 17 scalps from 9 innings at an average of under 15 and an economy of 8.01. Sams has best match figures of 3/25.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
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)
Sydney Thunder- Callum Ferguson (c), Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Chris Morris, Chris Tremain, Alex Ross, Nathan McAndrew, Arjun Nair, Daniel Sams, Jonathan Cook, Matthew Gilkes (wk)
Who will win the toss? - Sydney Thunder
Who will win? – Melbourne Renegades
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Shaun Marsh (Melbourne Renegades), Usman Khawaja (Sydney Thunder)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Cameron Boyce (Melbourne Renegades), Daniel Sams (Sydney Thunder)
Most Sixes – Shaun Marsh (Melbourne Renegades), Callum Ferguson (Sydney Thunder)
Player of the Match – Callum Ferguson
Team Scores Batting first – Melbourne Renegades 155+, Sydney Thunder 170+
Match Handicap Sydney Thunder
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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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