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January 9, 2019
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BRH vs MLR Dream11 Prediction BBL 2019 Preview, Team News, Playing11

By Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

Big Bash League 2018-19 | BRH vs MLR Dream11 18th Match Prediction

Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades Match Preview | Who Will Win Today Match

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 Test batsman Marnus Labuschagne has been replaced by Alexx Ross in Heat while Marcus Harris’ inclusion is the only change for the Renegades.

Head to Head encounters:

Total – 09

Melbourne Renegades – 07

Brisbane Heat – 02

Form guide (recent first):

Melbourne Renegades- W, L, L, L, W

Brisbane Heat –  W, W, L, L, L

Pitch report:

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 Heat have named a 13-member squad with one change
  • Batter Alex Ross comes into the squad in place of Marnus Labuschagne
  • Melbourne Renegades have roped in Marcus Harris in place of Arron Finch to play against Heat and is the only change in the 13-man squad
  • Tom Cooper will continue leading the side as Aaron Finch is unavailable
  • Late Change: Kane Richardson is a late withdrawal from the squad. Joe Mennie comes into the squad.

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BRH vs MLR Playing 11:

The probable BRH vs MLR playing 11 is listed below.

Brisbane Heat-

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

Melbourne Renegades-

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

Late Change: Kane Richardson is a late withdrawal from the squad. Joe Mennie comes into the squad.


Brisbane Heat –

Melbourne Renegades-

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Late Change: Kane Richardson is a late withdrawal from the squad. Joe Mennie comes into the squad.

BRH vs MLR Dream11 Team:

Fantasy picks from Brisbane Heat

Batters –

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

Bowlers –

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.

Bowlers –

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

Late Change: Kane Richardson is a late withdrawal from the squad. Joe Mennie comes into the squad.

Late Change: Kane Richardson is a late withdrawal from the squad. Joe Mennie comes into the squad.

Note: This BRH vs MLR Dream11 Prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis BRH vs MLR team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the BRH vs MLR Dream11 Prediction. Also, hit the bell icon on the bottom right side of your screen to get all the latest Dream11 Prediction updates.

Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

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