Big Bash League, 2018 | Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades, 26th Match | BRH vs MLR Who Will Win
Heat and Renegades will be squaring off for the 26th match of Big Bash League at the Gabba, in Brisbane. Brisbane Heat have definitely got new life as they have won two back-to-back encounters after losing their opening three fixtures on the trot. They are slowly but steadily gaining momentum now and a win here will be their hattrick of wins this season.
They last contested against a strong Sydney Thunder unit whom they beat by 15 runs via DLS method. Batting first, Heat got an impressive 186 on the board in their 20 overs, skipper Chris Lynn got 54 off 30 deliveries while Brendon McCullum got back into some form and blasted 56 from 35 deliveries.
In reply, the rain gods made their presence felt in the second half and only 5.3 overs were bowled where Thunder got 34 for the loss of 2 wickets and eventually lost the encounter by 15 runs.
Meanwhile, Melbourne Renegades have won three and lost three from the six matches played and are poised at the fifth position on the points table. Their last encounter came against the table-toppers Hobart Hurricanes whom they handed their first loss of the season by 6 wickets.
The return of Aaron Finch definitely changed the fortunes of Renegades as they registered a win after losing three games on the trot. He marked his arrival with a captivating 42 which included 3 fours and a six which helped in chasing 145 with 6 wickets in hand.
Venue:- The Gabba, Brisbane
Match Timing:- Thursday, January 10, 2018, 01:45 PM IST
Here’s how both teams’ might line-up:-
Chris Lynn, Max Bryant, Brendon McCullum, Ben Cutting, Matt Renshaw, Jimmy Peirson, James Pattinson, Brendan Doggett, Mitchell Swepson, Mujeeb ur Rahman. (Doubt: Joe Burns, Alex Ross)
Marcus Harris, Tom Cooper, Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Jack Wildermuth, Beau Webster, Kane Richardson, Cameron Boyce, Usman Khan. (Doubt: Cameron White)
Disclaimer:- This BRH 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.