REN vs STA Dream11 Prediction: The 48th game of the Big Bash League T20 2021-22 season is scheduled to be played between the Melbourne Renegades and the Melbourne Stars on 13 January, 2022 (Thursday) at the Docklands Stadium in Melbourne. Both these sides are coming into this game after not performing well so far in the ongoing edition of the tournament. After conceding two disappointing losses on the trot against Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder, the Melbourne Renegades have once again slipped down to the seventh position on the points table. On the other hand, things have been really tough for the Melbourne Stars as well in this edition of the Big Bash League as they have managed to win four matches and suffered as many as six losses so far. However, it will be important for both these sides to come up with the best of their abilities in this crucial Melbourne derby.
Fixture Name: Match 48, Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars
Competition: Big Bash League T20
Date: 13 January
Time: 2:05 PM IST
Ground: Simonds Stadium, Geelong
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The surface at the Docklands Stadium is expected to work in favour of the batters to a great extent. However, the bounce will also help the pace bowlers and spinners throughout the T20 match. But the batters of both the teams will enjoy batting on this wicket and thus, picking more of batters and bowlers will be a great option from the fantasy cricket point of view.
Team Form Guide:
REN (recent last): L L W W NR
STA (recent last): L W L L W
Jack Prestwidge/Josh Lalor
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Aaron Finch Stats in T20
Melbourne Renegades senior batter Aaron Finch will be eyeing to perform with the best of their abilities in this game as he did in the previous match against the same opposition. Aaron Finch contributed with a fine innings of 68 runs off 43 deliveries that included as many as 5 sixes and 4 fours.
Kane Richardson Stats in T20
Melbourne Renegades senior pacer Kane Richardson will be an important with the ball for his team due to his excellent wicket-taking ability in the T20 format of the game. Richardson picked up two crucial wickets in his last game and has already taken as many as 18 scalps in this tournament so far.
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Joe Clarke Stats in Big Bash League 2021-22
For the Melbourne Stars, wicket-keeper batter Joe Clarke has delivered a lot of vital performances in the ongoing tournament so far. Joe Clarke notched up a brilliant innings of 83 runs off 58 balls in the last win against Adelaide Strikers.
Glenn Maxwell Stats in T20
Melbourne Stars senior batter Glenn Maxwell will surely be an important player to watch out for in this Melbourne derby. Maxwell has also scored a remarkable hundred in this edition of the tournament already.
Melbourne Renegades will depend a lot on the likes of Aaron Finch, Sam Harper, Shaun Marsh and Mackenzie Harvey to once again come good together in the batting department. The likes of Kane Richardson, Zahir Khan and Cameron Boyce will form a crucial part of the bowling attack. On the other hand, the Melbourne Stars will be hoping to make a strong winning comeback and the likes of Marcus Stoinis, Joe Clarke, Glenn Maxwell and Hilton Cartwright will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department. The likes of Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Brody Couch and Haris Rauf will be their important bowlers. Toss will be an important factor in this Melbourne derby. According to the REN vs STA today match prediction & Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars cricket betting tips, Melbourne Renegades are expected to win this match.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: Joe Clarke
BATTERS: Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Hilton Cartwright
ALL-ROUNDERS: Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell, Beau Webster
BOWLERS: Kane Richardson, Haris Rauf, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter-Nile
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch.
For Grand League: Joe Clarke, Shaun Marsh.
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