In a Melbourne derby, Melbourne Stars will take on Melbourne Renegades in the 33rd match of the BBL 2021-22. Both sides are placed at the bottom half of the table and it’s going to be a crucial game for them. Melbourne Stars lost their previous match against Perth Scorchers by 50 runs. They haven’t played best their best cricket till now though they managed to win 3 matches in this tournament.
Melbourne Renegades are in deep trouble in this tournament as they placed at the bottom of the standings with 6.5 points. Every game is a must-win for them. They need to break the losing streak if they want to move up in the points table.
Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades, Match 33
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Date & Time: January 3rd, at 1:45 PM IST and 7:15 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
It’s a well-suited surface for the batters to score runs at a higher rate though the boundaries are very too big. The bowlers need to work hard in this format of the game to pick wickets. Spinners will play a huge role in this match.
Probable Playing XIs STA vs REN:
Joe Clarke (wk), Tom Rogers, Glenn Maxwell (c), Charlie Wakim, Hilton Cartwright, Tom O’ Connell, Justin Avendano, Xavier Crone, Qais Ahmad, Brody Couch, Haris Rauf
Sam Harper (wk), Aaron Finch, Mackenzie Harvey, Shaun Marsh, Nic Maddinson (c), Mohammad Nabi, Jack Prestwidge, James Pattinson, Kane Richardson, Reece Topley, Zahir Khan