Hello and welcome to our STR vs REN Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades will play against each other in the 33rd match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 at The Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
They have managed to win four matches out of the eight played so far and are currently at the 4th position on the points table with 17 points. They won their last game comfortably by 60 runs.
The opening batsman, Phil Salt has appeared to be struggling in the last few matches, and his opening partner Matt Renshaw after so many bad performances finally managed to play a decent inning in the previous game. Alex Carey also played a couple of good innings so far but appeared to be a little slow in his approach.
Jake Weatherald has been batting brilliantly at his new batting position, and Ryan Gibson also batted well in the last match, but Jon Wells who is a good striker of the ball has not been able to score runs quickly and consistently.
After a bad bowling performance, the Strikers’ bowlers are back to form as they bowled brilliantly in the last match and got the team all-out. They have been consistently picking up wickets in every game and three of their bowlers Wes Agar, Peter Siddle, and Rashid Khan are among the top five wicket-takers so far this season.
Strikers have been performing decently in their bowling department and have also appeared to be getting better in their batting. If Strikers continue the same batting performance, they have a perfect chance of moving up in the points table.
The Melbourne Renegades are having a very tough time this season also as they have won only one out of eight matches and are currently at the bottom of the points table with a total of 5 points. They lost their last game by a significant margin of 60 runs.
Skipper Aaron Finch has also been batting decently but has not been able to play a big inning so far and was out for a duck in the last match. Opening batsman Shaun Marsh except for a couple of knocks appeared to be struggling and did not play the previous game due to injury. The new opener Mackenzie played a decent inning in the last match.
After struggling in the last few matches, Sam Harper finally managed to put up a decent performance. Mohammad Nabi and another all-rounder Imad Wasim have not been able to play big shots down the order, which has been one of the team’s major concerns.
The bowlers have not been able to perform up to the mark so far this season except for one or two matches. Only Kane Richardson has put up some decent performances so far, and in the last game, Imad Wasim and Mohammad Nabi also bowled well picking up some wickets.
Renegades need to improve their performance on the whole, and they need to win every match from here to keep their hopes of qualifying for the playoffs.
STR vs REN Match Details
Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades 33rd Match, Big Bash League 2020-21.
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
Date: January 8th, 2021
Time: 12:40 PM IST
STR vs REN Head-to-Head Records
Matches Played: 13
REN Won: 4
STR Won: 9
No Result: 0
STR vs REN Pitch Report
Average 1st innings score: 161
Average 2nd innings score: 118
(The average score is based on 3 matches played here so far this season)
The pitch is neutral and can expect an average score of 160 from this venue. Spinners will play a crucial in the second half of the match.
Two out of the three matches have been won by the team batting first.
The weather will be sunny, and there is no chance of rain during the match.
STR vs REN Dream11 Team News
- Strikers have announced an 18-man squad for the match.
- They are going with the same squad as of the last game.
- The Melbourne Renegades have named an unchanged 17-player squad for today match.
Probable Playing XI
Phil Salt, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey (C & WK), Jon Wells, Ryan Gibson, Jake Weatherald, Rashid Khan, Daniel Worrall/Harry Conway, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle.
Bench: M Short, Harry Nielsen, Harry Conway/Daniel Worrall, Cameron Valente, Spencer Johnson, Liam O’Connor, Liam Scott.
Aaron Finch (C), Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper (WK), Mohammad Nabi, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Jack Prestwidge, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor/Peter Hatzoglou, Noor Ahmad.
Bench: Zak Evans, Brody Couch, Will Sutherland, Mitch Perry, Jon Holland, Peter Hatzoglou/Josh Lalor.
Top picks for STR vs REN Dream11 Prediction
(6 M, 216 R, 36 A)
Skipper Carey is the wicket-keeper batsman of the team. He batted decently, scoring 24 runs in the last match.
(8 M, 57 R, 14.25 A + 31 O, 12 W)
He is one of the top leg-spinners globally and can also play some big shots down the order. Rashid Khan bowled well in the last match, picking up 1 wicket.
(8 M, 131 R, 16.37 A)
He is a young right-handed batsman and generally opens the innings. He scored only 8 runs in the last match.
(8 M, 206 R, 34.33 A)
He is a left-handed batsman and has been batting in the middle-order for the past few matches. In the last game, he batted well scoring 51 runs.
(8 M, 136 R, 17 A + 5 O, 0 W)
He is also a left-handed batsman and can also bowl a few overs of spin if required. Renshaw has been opening the innings for the last two matches and scored 35 runs in the last match.
(8 M, 152 R, 21.71 A)
He is a middle-order batsman and is an excellent striker of the ball. Wells scored only 2 runs in the last match.
(8 M, 30 O, 14 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler and consistently picks up wickets. Agar bowled brilliantly picking up 3 wickets in the last match and is currently the leading wicket-taker of the season.
(8 M, 27.4 O, 13 W)
Siddle is a veteran right-arm fast bowler and will be leading the pace attack of the team. He was very good with the ball as he picked up 3 wickets for just 16 runs in the last match.
(4 M, 51 R, 51 A + 1 O, 0 W)
He is a right-handed batsman and generally bats in the middle-order. Gibson batted well in the last match scoring 41* runs.
(8 M, 45 R, 45 A + 21.5 O, 7 W)
He is a left-arm orthodox bowler and can play some big shots down the order. In the last match, Briggs picked up 2 wickets.
(7 M, 72 R, 36 A + 26.1 O, 7 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at a good pace. He did not play the last match.
(7 M, 132 R, 18.85 A)
Aaron Finch will generally open the innings for his side and plays aggressively. He was out for a duck in the last match and is yet to play a big inning.
(6 M, 78 R, 13 A + 14 O, 4 W)
He is one of the top all-rounders in the T20 format and has played several leagues worldwide. Nabi scored only six runs and managed to pick up one wicket in the last match.
(8 M, 140 R, 20 A)
Sam Harper is a young batsman who had played some good knocks last season. He scored 31 runs in the previous match.
(8 M, 28.5 O, 11 W)
Kane Richardson is an excellent right-arm fast-medium bowler and is known for death bowling. In the last match, Richardson managed to pick up 2 wickets.
(5 M, 19 O, 5 W)
Josh Lalor left-arm fast bowler and bowls at a decent pace. In the last match, Lalor was very expensive and went wicketless.
(4 M, 12 R, 4 A + 14 O, 5 W)
He is an all-rounder and is equally good with both bat and ball. Imad scored only 1 run but bowled well picking up 2 wickets in the last match.
(3 M, 39 R, 19.50 A + 8 O, 3 W)
He is an all-rounder but is mostly known for his batting performance. Jack scored only 6 runs and went wicketless in the last match.
(6 M, 23 0, 7 W)
He is a 22-year-old leg-spinner and made his debut this season. Peter did not play the last match.
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Captain and Vice-captain choices
- Alex Carey
- Rashid Khan
- Aaron Finch
- M Nabi
- Kane Richardson