BBL 2021/22, Match 48: REN vs STA Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Joe Clarke is a future star for England and is a must-pick for your fantasy teams.

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Melbourne Renegades will battle it out against Melbourne Stars in the 48th match of the tournament. Both sides are in a must-win situation considering their position in the standings. Renegades are undergoing a rough patch as they have lost two back-to-back matches against Sixers and Thunder. With 3 wins, 7 losses, and a no result, they have positioned themselves at the 6th spot in the standings with 15 points.

Melbourne Stars, on the other hand, are still not able to get back to rhythm despite the return of their key players. They lost to Perth Scorchers in their previous encounter by 47 runs. With 4 wins and 6 losses, they are at the seventh spot in the standings with 14 points. They need to change their approach while batting if they want to qualify for the playoffs.

Match Details:

Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars, Match 48

Venue: Docklands Stadium, Melbourne

Date & Time: January 13th, at 2:05 PM IST and 7:35 PM Local Time

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network

Pitch Report:

It’s a high-scoring venue. The teams batting first have scored 200 plus runs thrice in the last 4 matches played here. It’s always difficult to chase here and hence batting first is an excellent option.

Probable Playing XIs for REN vs STA:

Melbourne Renegades

Sam Harper (wk), Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Nic Maddinson (c), Will Sutherland, Mackenzie Harvey, Jake Fraser McGurk, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor/Jack Prestwidge, Zahir Khan

Melbourne Stars

Joe Clarke (wk), Clint Hinchliffe, Nick Larkin, Joe Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Glenn Maxwell (c), Qais Ahmad, Sam Rainbird, Adam Zampa, Haris Rauf

Top Picks for REN vs STA Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Batters

Shaun Marsh is doing quite well for Renegades in this tournament by scoring useful runs. In 4 matches in this league, he has scored 125 runs at an average of 31.25, with the highest score of 57.

Hilton Cartwright is a hard-hitting batter who has got loads of potential to win matches. In 10 matches in this BBL, he has struck 283 runs at an average of 31.44 with the highest score of 79.

Top Picks ­All-Rounders

Renegades’ skipper Nic Maddinson has scored one half-century so far in this tournament. Overall in 8 matches, he has accumulated 128 runs and has also picked up 6 wickets.

Glenn Maxwell is unpredictable at times. He has got all the shots in the book and if he finds his form there is no stopping him. He has mustered 193 runs in 9 matches in this tournament and has picked up 2 wickets as well.

Top Picks ­Bowlers

Kane Richardson is picking wickets regularly for Renegades. In 9 matches, he has bagged 18 wickets at an economy of 8.57 with the best figures of 4 for 32.

Adam Zampa is a clever bowler in this format of the game and knows exactly what needs to be done in pressure situations. He has scalped 6 wickets in this tournament at an economy of 8.03.

Top Picks ­Wicketkeepers

Joe Clarke is the leading run-scorer for Stars in this tournament. The Englishman has scored 303 runs in 9 matches at an average of 33.66 and a strike rate of 147.08.

REN vs STA Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Shaun Marsh 125 runs 194
Aaron Finch 184 runs 276
Joe Clarke 303 runs 495
Glenn Maxwell 193 runs and 2 wickets 356
Hilton Cartwright 283 runs 474

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for REN vs STA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Joe Clarke (c), Shaun Marsh (vc), Aaron Finch, Hilton Cartwright, Mackenzie Harvey, Beau Webster, Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Haris Rauf

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for REN vs STA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Joe Clarke, Sam Harper, Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Hilton Cartwright, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nic Maddinson, Kane Richardson (vc), Cameron Boyce, Adam Zampa

REN vs STA Risky Captaincy Choices:

Aaron Finch averages 26.28 in 7 innings in this tournament. Considering his reasonable form, he is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Haris Rauf has bagged 7 wickets in 4 matches in this tournament at an economy of 8.06. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Sam Rainbird has picked up one wicket and scored 10 runs in 2 matches in this tournament. It’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.