Sydney Thunder will go head-to-head against Melbourne Renegades in the 55th match of the Big Bash League on Wednesday. Sydney Thunder won the battle when these teams met each other last time by a huge margin of 129 runs. Currently, they have 31 points in their bag.
Talking about Melbourne Renegades, the road to playoffs is closed for them, as they sit at the bottom of the standings with 15 points. There is no chance for them even if they win this match against Sydney Thunder. The scenario would have been different if they had won the battle against Melbourne Stars on Thursday.
Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades, Match 55
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Date & Time: 19th January, at 10:40 AM IST and 4:10 PM Local Time
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
It’s a tailor-made surface for the batters to score runs pretty easily. The bowlers need to be extremely precise in their line and lengths if the batters are in full flow. Batting first is always a good option here.
Probable Playing XIs for THU vs REN:
Matthew Gilkes, Alex Hales, Jason Sangha (c), Alex Ross, Oliver Davies, Chris Green (c), Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Tanveer Sangha, Gurinder Sandhu, Mohammad Hasnain
Sam Harper (wk), Aaron Finch (c), Shaun Marsh, Nic Maddinson, Mackenzie Harvey, Jake Fraser McGurk, Jack Prestwidge, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Zahir Khan