REN vs. SCO Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 26th Match, BBL 2019-20
Melbourne Renegades will take on Perth Scorchers in the 26th match of Big Bash League 2019-20 at Simonds Stadium in Geelong. We will provide REN vs. SCO Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
The defending champions are having a tough time this season, and it looks like the chances of qualifying for the playoffs are becoming lesser after every match. They have played six matches and have lost all the six matches and are currently at the bottom On the points table.
In the last match, batting first, Renegades lost the wicket of Sam Harper for 12 runs in the 2nd over. But after that, they played well and scored 41 runs in the power play without further losing any wickets. In the 8th over Finch got out after scoring 25 runs. Shaun Marsh and Beau Webster batted sensibly by scoring 43 and 29 runs respectively. But after the wicket of Shaun Marsh, they couldn’t score many runs and kept on losing wickets. They lost six wickets for just 25 runs in the end and managed to score a total of 142 runs for nine wickets.
With 142 runs to defend and the kind of batting line up that Melbourne Stars have, it was a tough task for the Renegades bowlers to restrict them. The bowlers couldn’t do much and gave away runs and were also not able to pick up wickets at regular intervals and thus had to face a defeat by eight wickets. Kane Richardson and Richard Gleeson picked up a wicket each. They would be hoping to win their next match against the Perth Scorchers because if they lose this match, there is a chance that they might be out of the tournament this season.
Scorchers are also not having a good time this season as they have won only two matches out of the six games and are currently at the 7th position on the points table with 4 points.
In the last match, bowling first Scorchers contained the runs but weren’t able to pick up wickets until the 11th over. But after that, they gave away many runs to the opposition, and D’Arcy Short completed a century at the very last ball by hitting a six. They managed to pick up a wicket in the 16th over, but it did not have any effect over the opposition team. They gave away 180 runs for two wickets in 20 overs. Fawad Ahmed and Liam Living Stone picked up one wicket each.
With 181 runs to chase, Scorchers lost three wickets within the power play and managed to score 41 runs. Mitchell Marsh and Cameron Green batted brilliantly by scoring 48 and 33 runs respectively and gave the Scorchers a hope that they could win this match. But their partnership was also broken, and it was all over for Scorchers. In the Jhye Richardson hit some big shots and scored 33 runs from 14 balls, but it was too late by then, and they lost the match by eight runs. They also need to win the match against Melbourne Renegades to stay in the race for playoffs.
REN vs. SCO, 26th Match, Big Bash League 2019-2020.
Simonds Stadium, Geelong
01:40 PM, 7th January 2020.
Average 1st innings score: 173
Average 2nd innings score: 176
The pitch is suitable for both batting and bowling. Batsmen can play big innings if they get set, and bowlers can pick up wickets but by hitting the right line and lengths.
There is a slight chance of rain on the match day.
Sam Harper, Aaron Finch(c), Shaun Marsh, Marcus Harris, Beau Webster, Daniel Christian, Samit Patel, Will Sutherland, Richard Gleeson, Tom Andrews, Kane Richardson, Cameron Boyce, Andrew Fekete.
Josh Inglis (wk), Liam Livingstone, Cameron Bancroft, Mitchell Marsh(c), Sam Whiteman, Cameron Green, Ashton Agar, Chris Jordan, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly, Fawad Ahmed, Joel Paris, Tim David.
REN vs. SCO Dream11 Team News
- They have named a 13-man squad for their match against Perth Scorchers.
- Former England player Samit Patel, Pacer Andrew Fekete, and batsman Marcus Harris have been named into the squad.
- Tom Cooper, Joe Mennie, and Jack Wildermuth have been left out.
- Scorchers have announced their 13-player squad for their match against Melbourne Renegades.
- Sam Whiteman returns to the squad in place of Nick Hobson and can play tomorrow in place of Tim David.
- Joel Paris can also get a chance in place of Matthew Kelly.
Probable Playing XI
Sam Harper, Aaron Finch (c), Shaun Marsh, Marcus Harris, Beau Webster, Daniel Christian, Samit Patel, Will Sutherland, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Richard Gleeson.
Bench: Tom Andrews, Andrew Fekete.
Josh Inglis (wk), Liam Livingstone, Cameron Bancroft, Mitchell Marsh (c), Cameron Green, Tim David/Sam Whiteman, Ashton Agar, Chris Jordan, Jhye Richardson, Matthew Kelly/Joel Paris, Fawad Ahmed.
Bench: Joel Paris/Kelly, Sam Whiteman/Tim David.
Top picks for REN vs. SCO Dream11 Prediction
Skipper Finch is a destructive opening batsman. In the last match, he scored 25 runs and has scored a total of 191 runs this season.
He is one of the most successful batsmen in the history of the Big Bash League. He has an overall average of 47.66 and continued his form in this season, too, and scored a total of 223 runs. In the last match, he scored 43 runs.
He bowls at an excellent pace and is an attacking bowler in the T20 format. Richardson has been bowling well in this season and has managed to pick up nine wickets this season and picked up one wicket in the last match. He will be a must-pick in REN vs. SCO Dream11 Fantasy Team if Renegades bowl first.
He is a perfect all-rounder in the T20 format and has played several leagues across the world. In the last match, he was out for a duck and also went wicketless. He has scored 62 runs but hasn’t picked up any wickets in this season.
This wicket-keeper batsman is known for scoring runs quickly and for hitting big shots. He scored a total of 335 runs last season. He scored 12 runs in the previous match and has scored a total of 132 runs this season.
Samit Patel: Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit is an experienced performer who can contribute with the bat as well as the ball. You can try him as Captain in Grand Leagues.
Boyce is a bowling all-rounder who can hit some big sixes batting down the order. He picked up 14 wickets and scored 146 runs in the last season. He went wicketless in the previous match and has picked up a total of 5 wickets this season.
He is a batting all-rounder and bats in the middle order for Renegades and can also bowl a few overs of spin if required. He played well in the last match and scored 29 runs and has scored a total of 110 runs in the four innings he played. Webster appears to be in good form and can be a good budget pick in your fantasy team.
He is a left-handed batsman and has played only three matches this season in which he has scored only a total of 29 runs.
He is a perfect all-rounder and can be the match-winner with both bat and ball for his team. He scored 48 runs from 36 balls in the last match and has scored a total of 193 runs in the six matches he played this season.
He is an outstanding batsman, especially in the T20 format, and is a good striker of the ball and is generally known for scoring runs quickly and scored 13 runs and picked up one wicket in the last match. Liam has scored a total of 125 runs and picked up two wickets this season.
He is a decent batsman and played some good innings for his team last season. He was out for a duck in the previous match and has scored a total of 122 runs this season.
Bowling All-rounder bats at middle order and also bowl his full quota of overs. He went wicketless and scored eight runs in the last match and has picked up four wickets this season.
He is an attacking bowler and is in great form recently. He went wicketless in the last match and has picked up eight wickets in the season till now. Jordan can also play quick cameos with the bat.
He is a very talented fast bowler and bowls at an excellent pace and picks up wickets consistently. In the last match, he went wicketless but scored 33 runs from just 14 balls.
He is the opening batsman for Scorchers and has played decently in this season so far. He scored three runs in the last match and has scored a total of 123 runs this season.
He is a right-arm leg spinner and bowled pretty well in the last match and picked up one wicket in the previous match. He has picked up a total of 5 wickets this season.
REN vs. SCO Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- In the wicket-keeper, both Josh Inglis and Sam Harper are equal.
- In batsmen, Beau Webster is also a good option.
- Daniel Christian is also good in all-rounders but he is not bowling. You can pick Daniel Christian.
- Fawad Ahmed and Cameron Boyce are also good bowlers.
- S Marsh and Samit Patel are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Aaron Finch, Liam Livingstone, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Samit Patel, Cameron Bancroft.
For Grand League: Samit Patel, Josh Inglis.
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