The 2020-21 edition of the Big Bash League will continue with a double-header on Saturday, as the Melbourne Renegades will face Perth Scorchers in the second match of the day. Both the teams will play their first match of this season. Both teams would like improve their previous performance.
Even stats are in favor of Perth Scorchers, the Renegades won’t be an easy side to beat given the improvements they’ve made this year. The match between the two teams will be played at Bellerive Oval, Hobart, on 12 December 2020.
Melbourne Renegades Team News
Renegades were victorious in the 2018-19 season and expected to repeat the same thing under the leadership of Aaron Finch. Last season saw them place at the bottom of the points table, and the franchise will be willing to turn it around this time.
The Renegades will miss most of their bowlers in this game. Sutherland & Pattinson have Australian duties, while Boyce is absent due to injury. Finch and Marsh are going to play a significant role in the batting, the addition of Rilee Rossouw is also going to help.
Perth Scorchers Team News
Perth Scorchers were not in bad position last year as their position on the points table shows. They were in a good position to qualify at one time, but missing out on a few key moments cost them a playoff spot. Apart from few changes, their squad is pretty much the same as that of last year, but with Jason Behrendorff and Andrew Tye fit again, Perth Scorchers will be looking for their chances.
As for the Perth Scorchers, they’re one of the pre-season favourites to go all the way to BBL 10. With players like Jason Behrendorff, Mitchell Marsh, Colin Munro and Joe Clarke, the Scorchers have prepared a strong team for any team this season.
Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers Match Details
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Time: 1:45 PM IST
Pitch Report – This pitch has been good for batting based on the past records. The average 1st inning score at this ground is 170 plus.
Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers Live Telecast
MLR vs PRS can be watched live in Australia on Fox Cricket. In India, the Sony Network will telecast MLR vs PRS Match live.
Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers Live Streaming
MLR vs PRS will be live stream in Australia on Kayo and Foxtel GO. In India, Sony Liv has the rights for live streaming.
MLR vs PRS Last 5 Match Clashes
Perth Scorchers won by 6 Wickets
Perth Scorchers won by 11 Runs
Perth Scorchers won by 78 Runs
Melbourne Renegades won by 4 Wickets
Melbourne Renegades won by 5 Wickets
Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers – Head-to-Head Stats
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Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers Match Squads:
Mitchell Marsh (c), Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Agar, Joe Clarke (replacement), Cameron Green, Jason Behrendorff, Aaron Hardie, Josh Inglis, Matthew Kelly, Jhye Richardson, Liam Livingstone, Colin Munro, Joel Paris, Kurtis Patterson, Jason Roy, Fawad Ahmed, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, Colin Munro
Aaron Finch (c), Cameron Boyce, Marcus Harris, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper, Jon Holland, Shaun Marsh, Mohammad Nabi, James Pattinson, Kane Richardson, Will Sutherland, Mitch Perry, Beau Webster, Imran Tahir, Zak Evans, Noor Ahmad, Josh Lalor, Jack Prestwidge, Rilee Rossouw, Imad Wasim, Benny Howell, Brody Couch, Peter Hatzoglou
Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers Match Probable 11
Aaron Finch, Rilee Rossouw, Sam Harper, Beau Webster, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Shaun Marsh, Jack Prestwidge, Benny Howell, Kane Richardson, Jon Holland, Josh Lalor.
Josh Inglis, Joe Clarke, Cameron Bancroft, Ashton Turner, Mitchell Marsh, Colin Munro, Jhye Richardson, Aaron Hardie, Jason Behrendorff, Andrew Tye, Fawad Ahmed.