| On Jan 8, 2022 7:00 AM IST

REN vs THU Dream11 team, Who Will Win Big Bash League – Today Match Prediction 8 January


REN vs THU Today Match Prediction: The Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder will feature in the Match 40 of the Big Bash League 2021/22. The Melbourne Renegades team have been average in the tournament, but are gradually picking up form in the 2nd half of the tournament. They won the last league match by chasing down the score of 128 runs easily While the Sydney Thunder team have been terrific with 4 consecutive wins in the tournament, and are looking strong to continue the same form. They won their last league match by chasing down the total of 137 runs in 17 overs. It is expected to be a tough contest between both the talented teams.

REN vs THU Big Bash League 2021 Match 40 Details

Form guide (Last 5 games)



Team record at Melbourne in Big Bash League 2021

REN- 2 wins in 5 games

THU- 0 wins in 1 games

Standings on Big Bash League 2021 points table

REN- 5

THU- 3

REN vs THU Today Match Prediction

The Melbourne Renegades are gaining momentum after the return of Shaun Marsh and Kane Richardson, while Aaron Finch is also in top form. The fast bowler James Pattinson is left out of the squad due to injury concerns. While Joshua Lalor is expected to replace Zak Evans, who has been average.

The Sydney Thunder will miss the services of England duo Saqib Mahmood and Sam Billings due to national duties. The fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain will be back in the 11 replacing Mahmood, while Tanveer Sangha is also expected to make a cut in the 11. The quality replacements are not expected to deter their confidence ahead of this fixture.

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Who will win today’s REN vs THU match?

The both teams are in terrific form leading up to this fixture, and will be looking to continue the continue the good form in the REN vs THU Dream11 Prediction. The Renegades are boosted by the return of Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, and Kane Richardson. While the Sydney Thunder team have got the performances from both the departments. Although, the England players have returned, but the form of Sangha and Hasnain will make this game a pretty close finish. The odds on the Betway platform suggests the win of the Sydney Thunder team by a fair margin.

Betway: REN 2.20, THU 1.61

Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Dream11 Team & Playing 11 For Today’s Match

Melbourne Renegades Playing 11

1.  Aaron Finch
2. Sam Harper (wk)
3. Shaun Marsh
4. Nic Maddinson (c)
5.  Mackenzie Harvey
6. Mohammad Nabi
7. James Seymour
8. Zack Evans/ Joshua Lalor
9. Kane Richardson
10. Will Sutherland
11. Zahir Khan

The key players for Melbourne Renegades can be Aaron Finch and Kane Richardson.

Aaron Finch Stats in Big Bash League 2021

Player Name Matches Runs Strike Rate
Aaron Finch 6 164 136.66

Kane Richardson Stats in Big Bash League 2021

Player Name Matches Wickets Economy
Kane Richardson 8 14 8.29

Sydney Thunder Playing 11

1. Alex Hales
2. Matthew Gilkes
3. Jason Sangha
4. Oliver Davies
5.  Ben Cutting
6. Daniel Sams
7. Chris Green (c)
8. Tanveer Sangha
9. Gurinder Sandhu
10. Nathan McAndrew
11. Mohammad Hasnain


The top picks from the Sydney Thunder team will be Muhammad Hasnain and Jason Sangha.

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Muhammad Hasnain Stats in T20

Player Name Matches Wickets Economy
Muhammad Hasnain 71 88 8.53


Jason Sangha Stats in Big Bash League 2021

Player Name Matches Runs Strike Rate
Jason Sangha 6 273 140.72

Today match score: The team batting first is expected to post a total of around 160 on this venue.

Today pitch report: The pitch at Melbourne has been assisting the batters in scoring runs easily by playing their natural game. While the bowlers need to perfect with their line lengths in order to contain the score.

Who won yesterday match: Sydney Thunder 137/4 won by 6 wickets against Perth Scorchers 133/9 in Match 38 of Big Bash League 2021.

Big Bash League T20 Time Table: REN vs THU January 8 at Melbourne

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Harshit Rathi

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