REN vs THU Dream11 Prediction Big Bash League T20 Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

Updated on: Jan 7, 2022 6:11 pm IST

  • REN vs THU Dream11

    REN vs THU Dream11 Prediction: Melbourne Renegades are back in the winning ways after a string of losses in the first half of the BBL 11. The former champions managed to script back-to-back wins over Melbourne Stars and then Brisbane heat to occupy the 5th spot in BBL rankings. In the recent outing against the Heat, it was Shaun Marsh, whose heroics with the bat helped them chase a 129-run total with five wickets and as many overs to spare. For the Sydney Thunder, who are among the favorites for the title by the manner of their play, pacer Gurinder Sandhu’s hattrick played a pivotal role in restricting the Perth Scorchers to a target of 135 runs in a rain-affected match at Carrara Oval. Thunder’s top-order trio put up a quickfire exhibition to wrap up the chase with 6 wickets in hand and scale to the 3rd position in the BBL rankings.

    Big Bash League T20 Match 40 Details

    Fixture Name: Match 40, Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder

    Competition: Big Bash League T20

    Date: January 7

    Time: 12:35 PM IST

    Ground: Docklands Stadium, Melbourne

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    Big Bash League T20 Pitch Report

    Docklands Stadium boasts an average first innings total of 179 in the four matches that have been played in BBL 11, with two scores in excess of 200. And on three occasions the team that has batted first managed to seal a triumph.

    Team Form Guide:

    REN (recent last): W W NR L L

    THU (recent last): W W W W L


    REN vs THU Dream11  Prediction for Today Match

    REN Playing 11 (likely)

    Sam Harper
    Aaron Finch
    Shaun Marsh
    Nic Maddinson
    Mackenzie Harvey
    Mohammad Nabi
    James Seymour
    Will Sutherland
    Kane Richardson
    Zak Evans
    Zahir Khan

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    • The Renegades have announced a 14-man squad.
    • Nic Maddinson will be the captain.
    • Sam Harper will take the wicket-keeper’s gloves.
    • Pacer James Pattinson misses out from the squad after being subbed out in the previous game for all-rounder Mohammad Nabi.
    • Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Nick Maddinson and Mackenzie Harvey will be the key players in their batting lineup.
    • Pacer Kane Richardson and spinner Zahir Khan are enjoying sublime form with the ball.

    Aaron Finch stats in T20

    The skipper seems to have found his rhythm in the last two matches, wherein he has posted scores of 50 and 37 against Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat respectively. Finch is arguably one of the best batters in this format of the game and once settled at the crease, one can expect him to go berserk onto the opposition.

    Matches

    Runs

    Average

    50s/100s

    337

    10144

    34.04

    66/8


    Kane Richardson stats in T20

    The right-arm pacer has been at his usual best in the BBL. Having averaged a miserly 16.00 and maintaining an economy rate of 8.29, Richardson has picked 14 scalps in 7 innings, including figures of 3/24 and 2/22 in the last two matches. He has been striking well in the death overs which is something that could be expected in the upcoming game as well.

    Matches

    Wickets

    Average

    Economy

    135

    167

    22.83

    7.96

     


    THU Playing 11 (likely) 

    Sam Whiteman
    Alex Hales
    Matthew Gilkes
    Jason Sangha
    Olivier Davies
    Daniel Sams
    Ben Cutting
    Chris Green
    Gurinder Sandhu
    Nathan McAndrew
    Mohammad Hasnain

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    • Alex Ross, Sam Whiteman, Mohammad Hasnain and Tanveer Sangha have been added to the squad.
    • Sam Whiteman will be the wicket-keeper, while Chris Green will lead the Thunder.
    • Batting-wise, the team would be reliant on Matthew Gilkes, Jason Sangha and Alex Ross.
    • Alex Hales has had a forgettable run so far in BBL 11. Hopefully, he can come up with impressive shows in the remaining matches.
    • Among the bowlers, Daniel Sams, Gurinder Sandhu, Nathan McAndrew and spinner Tanveer Sangha will carry the load of affecting breakthroughs.

    Jason Sangha stats in T20

    Sangha’s arguably one of the finest talents in the Australian T20 circuit at present. The right-hander has been striking consistently in the BBL 11, with scores in the last five innings: 47, 56, 91, 6 and 34. He has been grabbing a lot of fantasy points for his runs, strike rate, and boundary hitting which makes him one of the vital cogs in the fantasy line-up.

    Matches

    Runs

    Average

    Strike rate

    19

    451

    34.69

    124.93

    Alex Ross stats in T20

    The middle-order batter is back in the side after missing out on a few games owing to the COVID-19 protocols and would look to get going from the very moment at the crease. He has posted decent totals in the limited opportunities in BBL 11, with top knocks of 61* and 77* against Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars respectively.

    Matches

    Runs

    Average

    Strike rate

    79

    1490

    29.80

    128.11

     


    Who will win REN vs THU today match?

    The Renegades may have the dominance over the Thunder in the overall head-to-head, but it’s the latter who could be backed to emerge meritorious at Docklands. They have a great depth in their batting and bowling attacks which has been quite evident in the manner in which they have marshaled themselves to wins inspite of missing on Alex Ross, Alex Ross and Tanveer Sangha to name a few. With pacer Mohammad Hasnain back in the lineup and a fired-up Gurinder Sandhu to back Daniel Sams and Nathan McAndrew, the Thunder look pretty balanced heading this matchup. As per the REN vs THU today match prediction and Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder cricket betting tips, the Sydney Thunder are being tipped as the favorites for this match.

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    REN vs THU Dream11 Team Prediction

    WICKET-KEEPERS: Matthew Gilkes
    BATTERS: Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Alex Ross, Jason Sangha, Mackenzie Harvey
    ALL-ROUNDERS: Nic Maddinson, Daniel Sams
    BOWLERS: Kane Richardson, Chris Green, Zahir Khan

    REN vs THU Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

    For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Aaron Finch, Jason Sangha

    For Grand League: Alex Ross, Kane Richardson

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