ABOUT THE MATCH
The 56th fixture of Big Bash League(BBL) 2019-20 is scheduled between Melbourne Renegades and Brisbane Heat on January 27th, 2020. The match is going to be held at Docklands Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, and the live telecast will begin from 03:45 AMGMT / 02:45 PM IST.
This is the second head-to-head match for both teams in this season. Earlier, they both met at the Gabba, Brisbane in which Melbourne Renegades had registered a win by 44 runs.
Melbourne Renegades are placed at the bottom of the points table whereas Brisbane Heat is in the 6th place with 6 wins out of 11 matches.
No target is safe here and both teams will look to chase down the total with the expectation of a high scoring encounter.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
This pitch is very good for batsman where they can score runs with ease. We can expect an average of 160+ runs. When these both teams met last time here, they scored 180+ runs.
- Melbourne Renegades are struggling to register a win since the last two matches. In the last match, they lost against Sydney Sixers by 7 wickets.
- The opening batsman Aaron Finch had scored a massive 109 off 68 balls.
- After Finch, Tom Cooper and Mohammad Nabi had looked good with their 24 and 20 runs, respectively
- Coming to the bowling unit, Mohammad Nabi and Will Sutherland had taken 1 wicket each.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF MELBOURNE RENEGADES
Sam Heazlett, Chris Lynn (c), Matt Renshaw, AB de Villiers (wk), Marnus Labuschagne, Ben Cutting, Jack Prestwidge, James Pattinson, Mitchell Swepson, Ben Laughlin, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
- Brisbane Heat is to play after winning a match against Melbourne Stars by 71 runs in which opening batsman Sam Heazlett scored 18 runs in 7 balls.
- AB de Villiers, who came to bat at number four, scored 71 off 37 deliveries.
- Chris Lynn had looked good with his 34 runs off 31 balls while Ben Cutting and Marnus Labuschagne had scored 20+ runs each.
- Mitchell Swepson bagged 3 wickets.
- Mujeeb Ur Rahman and James Pattinson picked up 2 wickets each while Ben Laughlin and Jack Prestwidge took 1 wicket each.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF BRISBANE HEAT
Aaron Finch (c), Tom Cooper, Nathan McSweeney, Beau Webster, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Samit Patel, Brayden Stepien (wk), Will Sutherland, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson
HEAD TO HEAD:
- Over All Matches – 12
- MELBOURNE RENEGADES – 9
- BRISBANE HEAT – 3
- Draw – 0
- No- Result – 0
TEAM FORM IN LAST 5 MATCHES
- MELBOURNE RENEGADES – L L W W L
- BRISBANE HEAT – W L L L W
- TV – Sony Six
- Online– Foxtel sports
- Match Timings – 03:45 AMGMT / 02:45 PM IST.
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