- Sanjay Sanapoori | January 2, 2023 | 5:25 am
The Melbourne Derby begins. Both sides from Melbourne face off while they stand pretty close to each other in the middle of the table. For the Stars, Marcus Stoinis is back in form while the Renegades are still looking for consistency with their overall line-up.
STA vs REN Match Details
Date: January 3rd 2023
Time: 1:45 PM IST
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
STA vs REN Weather Report
The Weather at Melbourne is pretty good for the upcoming game.
STA vs REN Pitch Report
A flat track at Melbourne is expected and batting second will be a better option.
STA vs REN Head-to-Head
Played- 22 | Melbourne Renegades -8 | Melbourne Stars – 14 | No Result- 0 | Tie- 0
STA vs REN Predicted Playing XI
Melbourne Renegades Playing XI
Aaron Finch, Martin Guptill, Nic Maddinson, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Andre Russell, Will Sutherland, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Kane Richardson, Jack Prestwidge, Akeal Hossein
Melbourne Stars Playing XI
Joe Clarke, Joe Burns, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Nick Larkin, Clint Hinchliffe, Luke Wood, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter Nile, Trent Boult, Tom Rogers
STA vs REN Key Players
Aaron Finch is moving well and is proving that he is there to stay. He has some good scores and is getting starts consistently which has helped his cause in the ongoing tournament.
Luke Wood has done well to make a mark on the tournament. He got an England cap earlier and is living in the moment now as he is enjoying his time as Trent Boult’s partner with the new-ball for the Melbourne Stars
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STA vs REN Match Tips
The Melbourne Renegades usually dominate the Melbourne Derby. With Stoinis striking the ball nicely they should feel even more confident coming into the encounter.