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Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League 2020-21, Today Match Prediction

12 Dec 2020 | 13:45 | Manuka Oval, Canberra, Australia
131/3 in 16.3 7.94 winner
130/10 in 19.1 6.78

Melbourne Renegades Vs Perth Scorchers betting odds

MLR

2.10

PER

1.66

Toss Winner - Perth Scorchers won the toss and chose to bat first

winner Melbourne Renegades beat Perth Scorchers by 7 wickets

Renegades and Scorchers look to start afresh

  • Both Perth Scorchers (6th) & Melbourne Renegades (8th) failed to qualify for the knockouts in the 2019-20 season.
  • Perth Scorchers both their matches against Melbourne Renegades last season.   
  • Scorchers have won BBL trophy thrice (2013-14, 2014-15, & 2016-17) while Melbourne Renegades have won only once so far (2018-19).     

Perth Scorchers will win the match

  • Tournament: Big Bash League 2020-21
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra, Australia
  • Toss: To Bowl

Big Bash League 2020-21

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Melbourne Stars 1 1 0 0 0 4 1.265
Hobart Hurricanes 1 1 0 0 0 3 0.8
Sydney Sixers 1 0 1 0 0 1 -0.8
Sydney Thunder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Adelaide Strikers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melbourne Renegades 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Scorchers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brisbane Heat 1 0 1 0 0 0 -1.265
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
4 1.265 1 1 0 0 0
3 0.8 1 1 0 0 0
1 -0.8 1 0 1 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 -1.265 1 0 1 0 0
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mlr vs per Match Prediction & Analysis

The tenth season of Big bash season has begun amidst of the busy Aussie summer with both international and league matches scheduled to take place continuously. Big Bash has new set of rules such as Bash Boost, X-factor player, and Power surge which are all set to debut this season. Melbourne Renegades and Perth Scorchers face off each other in their opening match this season. Melbourne Renegades entered last season as the defending champions but ended up in the last position at the end of group stages with just 3 wins in their 14 matches. Perth Scorchers are the most successful team in Big Bash history with 3 titles so far. After ending inside top 3 positions for the first 7 seasons, they failed to reach the knockouts twice in a row in last 2 seasons. Both teams will look to get a good start this season and will look to seal their place in the top half of the points table.      

Teams Preview

Melbourne Renegades Preview

Renegades are led by the limited overs Aussie Skipper Aaron Finch who is vastly experienced in the T20 format. Marcus Harris, Shaun Marsh, and Rilee Rossouw are expected to play a huge role in the batting department alongside their skipper. All-rounders Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, and Mohammed Nabi can provide excellent depth to their batting line-up.

Renegades have a quality bowling attack in form of Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, and Jack Prestwidge despite missing the services of James Pattinson owing to national duties. Cameron Boyce, Imran Tahir, Jon Holland, and 15-year old afghani Noor Ahmed form a strong quartet of spin department alongside all-rounders in the bowling department.  

Top players to bet on:

Aaron Finch – Finch scored almost 284 runs in the 3 ODI & 2 T20I matches against India in the recent series. He will look to continue his good form with the bat at the top of the order in BBL too.

Kane Richardson – Richardson took a break from cricket due to arrival of his child and is all set to take the field again. He is an excellent swing bowler who can use the variations and cutters to great effect in the T20 matches.

Melbourne Renegades Predicted Playing XI:

Aaron Finch, Sam Harper, Marcus Harris, Shaun Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammed Nabi, Imran Tahir, Jon Holland, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Jack Prestwidge, Beau Webster X-factor player options: Will Sutherland, Mackenzie Harvey

Melbourne Renegades Actual Playing XI:

RR Rossouw, Aaron Finch, Jack Prestwidge, Sam Harper, Benny Howell, Shaun Marsh, KW Richardson, Jake Fraser McGurk, Josh Lalor, Peter hatzoglou, BJ Webster

Perth Scorchers Preview

Mitchell marsh returned half-way through IPL owing to a leg injury and is expected to take back field in this BBL match.  Ashton Turner, Cameron Bancraft, Josh Inglis, Kurtis Patterson, and Colin Munro are the core of the batting line-up for this season. The England duo of Liam Livingstone, and Jason Roy are currently in quarantine and will be expected to play soon.

Their pace bowlers is bucket full of resources with the likes of Andrew Tye, Mathew Kelly, Joel Paris, Jason Behrendoff, Jhye Richardson, and Aaron Hardie at their disposal. Fawad Ahmed and Ashton Agar will lead their spin bowling department this season and they have vast experience in T20Is playing fir Australia.

Top players to bet on:

Colin Munro – Munro is one of top batsmen in T20I cricket in the international stage. He has 3 centuries and 11 fifties in just the 65 matches he has played so far in the international arena.  

Andrew Tye – Tye was impressive in the last T20I match with bowling figures of 4-0-31-1. Batsmen struggled against his slower ones and cutters in the high scoring encounter.  

Perth Scorchers Predicted Playing XI:

Mitchell Marsh (c), Ashton Turner, Cameron Bancraft, Josh Inglis, Colin Munro, Jason Behrendoff, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Ashton Agar, Fawad Ahmed, Sam Whiteman X-factor player options: Kurtis Patterson, Joel Paris

Perth Scorchers Actual Playing XI:

AJ Tye, Jason Behrendorff, CT Bancroft, Joe Clarke, Josh Inglis, Jhye Richardson, Fawad Ahmed, Mitchell Marsh, AJ Turner, Aaron Hardie, Colin Munro

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 16 0 mm. 5.21 k/h From: E 57%
03h 19 0 mm. 5.71 k/h From: E 21%
06h 20 0 mm. 5.51 k/h From: E 7%
09h 14 0 mm. 4.29 k/h From: E 1%
12h 11 0 mm. 2.24 k/h From: ESE 13%
15h 10 0 mm. 1.97 k/h From: SSE 38%
18h 11 0 mm. 2.75 k/h From: SE 55%
21h 14 0 mm. 2.92 k/h From: ESE 94%

Weather Conditions

Canberra has a hot and sunny weather with bright sunshine on the match day. We expect no weather interruptions in this match.

Venue Details

Canberra pitch is expected to have a slight slow and low bounce which will aid the slower bowlers and variations of the pacer. We can expect an average score of 160-170 runs on this pitch.

Toss: To Bowl

Chasing is the safe option in the T20 matches as the batsmen are confident of chasing down any targets. With afresh pitch both teams will look to send the opposition to bat here.

MLR vs PER Winning Prediction

Perth Scorchers have a strong core of Australian local batting talent who has vast experience playing in these conditions while Melbourne Renegades rely on foreign imports such as Rilee Rossouw, Nabi, and Imad Wasim. Both teams have a strong pace bowling department with experienced spin duo capable of turning the match in their favour. Melbourne Renegades have an upper hand owing to the strong batting line-up and pace department on paper.

Perth Scorchers will win the match

Author: Dhinesh Kumar