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ADS vs MLR Dream11 Team Big Bash T20 Match Prediction, Team News, Playing 11

By Akshay Singh

ADS vs MLR Dream11 Prediction

Big Bash League, 2018 | Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades, 18th Match | ADS vs MLR Who Will Win

The defending champions Adelaide Strikers next assignment is in the form of Melbourne Renegades whom they will be playing at the Geelong cricket ground. Both teams have had a mixed sort of season having won 2 of their 4 matches.

This would be the second battle between these two sides and both teams will look to capitalise on their current situation on the points table. Let us have a brief insight into the last battle between the two teams.

6th Match at Adelaide Oval

This was the 6th match of the season which was played at the home ground of Adelaide Strikers. Strikers were coming into this encounter after winning their opening game against Brisbane Heat comprehensively by 5 wickets.

Winning the toss the Melbourne Renegades opted to field as they were backing their batsmen to chase a target. Their bowlers made an early breakthrough by dismissing the dangerous Alex Carey in the third over, but Jake Weatherald (32 off 28), Jonathan Wells(42 off 30) and Matthew Short (65 off 41) steadied the ship and took the score to 174.

In reply, Renegades did not get a stable start as they lost opener Tim Ludeman for 8 runs on the 13th ball of the innings. Veteran Cameron White (32 off 22) tried to stabilize the innings which was well handled by all-rounders Mohammad Nabi (48* off 30) and Daniel Christian (49* off 27) made sure there weren’t any hiccups anymore and got the team over the line with 5 wickets in hand.

Match Details

Venue:- Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Match Timing:- Thursday, January 03, 2018, 01:45 PM IST

ADS vs MLR Team News

  • Adelaide Strikers have got one change in their 13-man squad.
  • Peter Siddle who is available for Test selection has been replaced by Wes Agar.
  • Renegades have announced one change in their squad of 13.
  • Joe Mennie has replaced Andrew Fekete.

ADS vs MLR Squad

Melbourne Renegades

  • Tom Cooper (c)
  • Jon Holland
  • Daniel Christian
  • Joe Mennie
  • Cameron Boyce
  • Jack Wildermuth
  • Kane Richardson
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Sam Harper
  • Usman Khan
  • Mackenzie Harvey
  • Beau Webster
  • Cameron White

Adelaide Strikers

  • Colin Ingram(c)
  • Wes Agar
  • Ben Laughlin
  • Alex Carey
  • Rashid Khan
  • Liam O’Connor
  • Jon Wells
  • Jake Weatherald
  • Cameron Valente
  • Billy Stanlake
  • Matt Short
  • Michael Nesser
  • Ben Laughlin

ADS vs MLR Playing 11 (Probable)

Here’s how both teams’ might line-up:-

Melbourne Renegades

Sam Harper, Tom Cooper, Mackenzie Harvey, Cameron White, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Beau Webster, Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Usman Khan.

Adelaide Strikers

Alex Carey, Jake Weatherald, Colin Ingram, Jonathan Wells, Jake Lehmann, Matthew Short, Michael Nesser, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Billy Stanlake, Cameron Valente. (Doubt: Wes Agar)

ADS vs MLR Dream11 Team

Melbourne Renegades

  • All-rounders Mohammad Nabi and Daniel Christain have been the pick of the batsmen for Renegades with 97 runs each.
  • Among others, Simon Harper and Cameron White would be the dependable batsmen.
  • In the bowling department, Kane Richardson has taken 8 scalps, Jack Wildermuth has got 4 wickets to his name.

Adelaide Strikers

  • Wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey is the top scorer with 145 runs to his name from 4 innings.
  • Skipper Colin Ingram has 99 runs to his name which includes a 75 as well.
  • Among others, Matthew Short and Jake Weatherald are safe bets.
  • Rashid Khan will lead the bowling attack as he has 7 scalps to his name, Billy Stanlake and Ben Laughlin are the other options in this facet.

This ADS vs MLR Dream11 prediction is based on our research from various sources, We advise you not to make Dream11 Team as per your discretion and understanding from the squad and playing 11 listed in the article.

Akshay Singh

A retrospective individual who loves to impersonate for the readers with my writings

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