Brisbane, January 10 Thursday at 01:45 PM IST
Chris Lynn’s Brisbane Heat and Tom Cooper led Melbourne Renegades will square off at the iconic Gabba, Brisbane on Thursday noon in the twenty-sixth fixture of BBL 2019. Both the sides are coming off after registering a win in their previous encounter and would be looking to carry the momentum forward.
Brisbane Heat who are placed at the bottom second spot seems to have regained the form after suffering three defeat in opening encounters. Brisbane Heat has registered two consecutive wins in last two encounters after losing out their starting three encounters.
On the opposite, Melbourne Renegades placed at fifth spot have a mix of the campaign so far. In six encounters, they have registered three wins and three defeats and would be eyeing the second spot with another win against Heat.
Both teams will reload at Geelong Cricket Ground, Geelong on Sunday for their head to head encounter. A 13-member squad has been released from both the squads with one change apiece on either side. Test batsman Marnus Labuschagne has been replaced by Alexx Ross in Heat while Marcus Harris’ inclusion is the only change for the Renegades.
Total – 09
Melbourne Renegades – 07
Brisbane Heat – 02
Melbourne Renegades- W, L, L, L, W
Brisbane Heat – W, W, L, L, L
The Gabba in Brisbane in the truest wicket in Australia. A good pace and bounce is expected from the wicket. The weather will be a little overcast so genuine assistance to pace bowlers is expected in the beginning. Most likely, the toss-winning team is expected to choose bowl first.
Total matches – 4
Matches won batting first – 3
Matches won bowling first – 1
Average 1st Inns scores – 178
Average 2nd Inns scores – 152
Highest total recorded – 209/3 (20 Ov) by AUS vs RSA
Lowest total recorded – 114/10 (18.3 Ov) by RSA vs AUS
Highest score chased – 161/4 (18.5 Ov) by AUS vs RSA
Lowest score defended – 158/4 (17 Ov) by AUS vs IND
BRH vs MLR Team News:
The probable BRH vs MLR playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Jimmy Peirson
Batsmen: Brendon McCullum, Chris Lynn (c), Joe Burns, Max Bryant, Matt Renshaw
All-rounder: Ben Cutting
Bowlers: Mujeeb ur Rahman, James Pattinson, Brendan Doggett, Josh Lalor/Mitch Swepson
Wicketkeeper: Sam Harper
Batsmen: Cameron White, Tom Cooper (c), Mackenzie Harvey/M Harris
All-rounder: Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Beau Webster
Bowlers: Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce, Usman Khan
Brisbane Heat –
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Fantasy picks from Brisbane Heat –
Chris Lynn – 233 runs in 5 innings – leading run scorer for the side
Max Bryant – 133 runs in 5 innings
**Brendon McCullum finally fired in the last encounter. With 56 off 35 balls, he was the top scorer for the side against Sydney Thunder.
Ben Cutting is the consistent contributor with both bat and ball. He has scored 95 runs and has 4 wickets in his bag
Mujeeb Ur Rahman and J Pattinson share four wickets each
Alex Ross – In || Marnus Labuschagne – Out
Fantasy picks from Melbourne Renegades-
Sam Harper is a good pick in wicket-keeping. He has amassed 127 runs in 6 innings so far.
The top-order has been a concern for Renegades.
Daniel Christian (125 runs) and M Nabi (125 runs) are the leading run-getter for the side.
With 11 wickets in the kitty, Kane Richardson is the leading wicket-taker for the side
Jake Wildermuth, Usman Shinwari and C Joyce share 5 wickets each
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