In the 42nd match of the Big Bash League 2020-21, the Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades will face each other in MCG. With 4 wins and 5 defeats, the Melbourne Stars are ranked 4th in the standings with 20 points to their credit. Stars return from a massive 111 run victory over Adelaide Strikers that helped them increase their net run rate. Along with Andre Fletcher, Marcus Stoinis and skipper Glenn Maxwell are in great nick, and the squad hopes to continue in the remaining matches in the same style.
On the other hand, Melbourne Renegades have had a disastrous tournament so far, having won just two of their 10 matches and currently with 9 points at the bottom of the table. With 4 games remaining, they were already knocked out of the tournament. Shaun Marsh is the leading run-scorer for scoring more than 200 runs, and other batters need to step up and score big runs in the remaining matches. With the current form, in the Melbourne Derby, Stars will begin as favourites.
The temperature is around 15~17 degrees Celsius, while there is no chance of rain.
The MCG pitch should have something in it for the spinners, as Adam Zampa had picked up a fifer earlier in the BBL week. The broad dimensions of the ground should make it possible for spinners to work with a little freedom.
While off-pace deliveries might be crucial as the match progresses, the pacers could get the ball to move around a bit.
While the pitch’s essence does not change much, both teams may first look to bat and use the conditions first. Anything about 160-165 runs should be a decent number, as the key at the MCG is always the wickets in hand.
Probable Playing XIs:
Glenn Maxwell (c), Seb Gotch (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Nick Larkin, Nic Maddinson, Sam Rainbird, Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Zahir Khan, Hilton Cartwright
Aaron Finch (c), Sam Harper (wk), Mackenzie Harvey, Shaun Marsh, Jack Prestwidge, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Noor Ahmad, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou, Beau Webster
Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades Dream 11:
Glenn Maxwell (c), Sam Harper (wk), Mackenzie Harvey, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Hilton Cartwright, Andre Fletcher, Imad Wasim, Noor Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Adam Zampa
In every aspect of the game, the Melbourne Stars look better than the Renegades. The pitch will support the slow bowlers, and their team has 3 quality spinners in Stars. With Fletcher getting runs, the batting is also looking fine. The Melbourne Stars will win the match without a doubt. Let’s bet win baji.live now to win some cash!