It’s time for the Melbourne Derby. The Melbourne Stars will square off against the Melbourne Renegades in the 33rd match of the Big Bash League 2021. The iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground will host this encounter.
The Stars have played seven games so far and have 10 points to their name. They have won three and lost four.
They suffered a heavy loss against the Perth Scorchers in their previous game. Batting first, the Scorchers posted 180 on the board, losing eight wickets.
The Stars openers gave them a solid start but a lack of contribution from their other batters resulted in them getting knocked over for 130. They need to be on their toes in their next clash against the Renegades.
Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades Match Details:
Match: Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades, Match 33, Big Bash League 2021
Date and Time: January 3rd 2021, Monday, 01:45 PM IST
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades Pitch Report
The pitch at Melbourne Cricket Ground is good for batting. The batters enjoy batting on this surface as the ball comes nicely onto the bat. Fans can expect a high-scoring game on Monday as the surface is expected to stay true throughout the course of the match.
Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades Probable XIs
Melbourne Stars: Joe Clarke (wk), Tom Rogers, Charlie Wakim, Glenn Maxwell (c), Hilton Cartwright, Justin Avendano, Tom O Connell, Qais Ahmad, Xavier Crone, Brody Couch, Haris Rauf
Melbourne Renegades: Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper (wk), Aaron Finch, James Seymour, Jake Fraser, Mohammad Nabi, Jack Prestwidge, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson (c), Reece Topley, Zahir Khan