January 1, 2021 06:15 PM local time, 01:45 PM IST

Carrara Stadium – Queensland, Australia

After starting off well Melbourne Renegades are having a frightful season and are positioned at 7 in the points table currently. They extremely need a few wins to climb up the points table. But things are not going to be easier for them as they face an in-form Sydney Thunder in the next game. Sydney has already beaten the Renegades earlier in this season with great ease and would be greedy to repeat that performance to move to the No.1 position.

The Melbourne Renegades are facing a terrible time in the BBL this season and stand at the bottom half of the points table. They have lost their last four matches, including their most recent one that they lost their way in the end after dominating for the majority.

This is not the best time then to come up against the in form team of the Big Bash so far, Sydney Thunder. With four wins out of five matches, Sydney Thunder has been exceptionally impressive and could go to the top of the ladder with a win in this match.

Pitch Report and Conditions & Toss Prediction:

We have seen in the last matches played here that the pitch at this ground is good for batting. The pitch is slower than the others we have seen and helps the spinners quite a bit. It is supposed that the surface will get slower and be a little more troublesome for batting in this match. The 170+ score  is going to be tough to chase.

The weather forecast in Queensland predicts some clouds but no rain. It is quite possible to have a full uninterrupted match. The toss will play an important role in the decision of all matches of Big Bash League.

A big total on the board is always an advantage in these kinds of games. As per conditions the team who will win the toss may choose to bat first.

Sydney Thunder Predicted XIs:

Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (c), Baxter Holt (wk), Alex Ross, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Nathan McAndrew, Jonathan Cook, Tanveer Sangha

Melbourne Renegades Predicted XIs:

Aaron Finch (c), Shaun Marsh, Sam Harper (wk), Rilee Rossouw, Beau Webster, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Benny Howell, Jack Prestwidge, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Peter Hatzoglou, Jon Holland, Mackenzie Harvey

Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Heat Head to Head:

Matches Played: 12, SYT Won: 3, MLR Won: 9


Bhaiji is the best platform for those who love online betting and want to earn money. As BBL is not familiar with Indian cricket fans, BBL betting is quite different from IPL betting. So to get calculated and assured cricket betting tips stay tuned with us. Sydney Thunder has crushed the Melbourne Renegades by 129 runs earlier this season. That loss had a demoralizing impact on the Renegades and they have not recuperated from it yet. The defeat would be playing on their mind again as they take on Sydney with the hope of making amends. It won’t be easy, however, as Sydney is in prime winning form while the Renegades are struggling to get their act together. Expect Sydney Thunder to dominate again and clinch this game. Back Sydney Thunder to win this clash. To get more Big Bash betting tips and to know every moment update keep visiting our website.

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