Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Today Match Prediction


Modified Jan 8, 2022 12:36 AM IST

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Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Today Match Prediction. Melbourne Renegades will be facing Sydney Thunder in the 40th match of the contest. Renegades proceeded up in the points table with two consecutive victories over Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars and will now examine ahead to develop their endearing run. With 3 wins and 5 losses, they are at fifth place in the standings with 15 points.

Spirits are increased in the Sydney Thunder camp since they have beaten four games on the trot. They are still holding their third place in the standings with 23 points. Jason Sangha’s expansion has become a tremendous plus point for the Thunder and they are all set to conquer Renegades on Saturday.

Match Details:

Match: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder, Match 40

Venue: Docklands Stadium, Melbourne

Date: January 8th

Time:  12:35 PM IST

Pitch Report:

The bounce of the ball after hitting the pitch will be consistent throughout the game and the ball reaches nicely on the bat. The bowlers should not pitch it up here. Death-overs will be essential on this surface. Anything better than 180 is hard to pursue here.

Weather Report

The weather will be quite nice for a complete match, but there will be quite a humid atmosphere. Overcast needs with the temperature falling from 20 to 18 degrees during the game.

Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Predicted Playing 11

Melbourne Renegades Playing 11

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

Sydney Thunder Playing 11

Matthew Gilkes, Alex Hales, Jason Sangha, Alex Ross, Oliver Davies, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green (c), Gurinder Sandhu, Mohammad Hasnain

Key Payers

Shaun Marsh 

The extensively shared batter top-runner with 57 in his second BBL appearance of the season. He struck 9 borders at the Marvel Stadium Shaun Marsh was the player of the game for his outstanding lapse of 57 runs in the endearing cause against Brisbane Heat. In 2 games in this competition, he has achieved 78 runs at a strike rate of 150.

Jason Sangha

The batting all-rounder has had a sufficient BBL season so far. He has hit 273 runs and gathered up wickets in both matches against Adelaide Strikers. Jason Sangha played a massive role in the victory of Sydney Thunder in this contest. In 6 games, he has summed up 273 runs at an average of 68.25 and has gathered up 3 wickets as well.

Team News

  • Pace bowler James Pattinson is the only performer from the XI against Brisbane Heat who has not been retained in the unit for this fixture. Mohammad Nabi was employed as an X-Factor substitute in the earlier match and we wish him to reach into the flank at the Marvel Stadium.
  • Wicket-keeper Sam Billings and speed bowler Saqib Mahmood both inscribed off from the BBL 2021-22 in Sydney Thunder’s triumph over the lead of the table Perth Scorchers. Both participants will be very difficult to return and we do not anticipate any other changes in the Thunder XI.

Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder Match Tips

According to us, this match fetches jointly two parties both recreating at the top of their match. However, Sydney Thunder’s powerful condition has been running for longer and Melbourne Renegades have won their games against under-strength competitors. We are backing Sydney Thunder to get the victory.

Today’s match prediction: Sydney Thunder to win the match