MRE vs HHU Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – BBL 2020-21, Match 55
Melbourne Renegades are unlikely to deny Hobart Hurricanes a playoff spot.
Updated - Jan 25, 2021 8:23 pm
The 55th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 will be played between Melbourne Renegades and Hobart Hurricanes at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
This match will start at 10:40 AM IST (04:10 PM Local Time) (05: 10 AM GMT). It will be live on Sony Sports Network and live streaming is available on Sony LIV.
From the six teams who will be in action tomorrow, three teams are yet to find out whether they will feature in the playoffs or will pack their bags. From those three teams, Hobart Hurricanes are the only team to have things under their control, while the rest will hope for their defeat against Melbourne Renegades.
Hurricanes are currently placed in the playoffs zone, but a defeat tomorrow can change things for the worse. As for their opponents Melbourne Renegades, they will try to forget this season as early as possible. They have been poor all throughout, but a win in their last game can be a sweet ending to an otherwise bitter season.
MRE vs HHU Weather Report for Match 55:
Unfortunately, rain might play spoilsport this match. The temperature will be around 19 °C during the start of the match.
The pitch here at Melbourne favours the batsmen, especially in the first innings. Hence, batting first should be the preferred option here.
Average first innings score:
175 (4 matches played this season)
Record of Chasing Teams:
Won – 1, Loss – 3, Tie – 0
Injury & Availability News:
Kane Richardson is nursing an injury and his BBL 2020/21 campaign has come to a conclusion already.
MRE vs HHU Probable Playing XIs:
Aaron Finch (c), Shaun Marsh, Sam Harper (wk), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Zak Evans, Peter Hatzoglou
Mitchell Perry, Marcus Harris, Brayden Stepien, Brody Couch, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson, Noor Ahmad
D Arcy Short, Matthew Wade (c), Ben McDermott (wk), Dawid Malan, Will Jacks, Peter Handscomb, Nathan Ellis, Nick Winter, Scott Boland, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane
David Moody, Mitchell Owen, Tim Paine, Tim David, Wil Parker, Macalister Wright
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MRE vs HHU Top Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:
Matthew Wade showed what Australia missed in the Test series by performing well in the violet kit. He has scored 92 runs in just 2 games.
Ben McDermott never let Wade’s absence be felt as he continuously played sublime knocks. The wicketkeeper-batsman scored 401 runs, which included 3 half-centuries.
D’Arcy Short has not only been impressive with the bat, but he has been successful with the ball in hand as well. The Hurricanes played has amassed 316 runs and has scalped 7 wickets.
Nathan Ellis has been fantastic with the ball for the Hurricanes. He has scalped 20 wickets and has an economy rate of just over 8 runs per over.
For the Renegades, cunning spinner Peter Hatzoglou has been the best performer with the ball. He has scalped 16 wickets and has an economy rate of well under 9 runs per over.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Matthew Wade, D’Arcy Short, Shaun Marsh
Vice-Captain Options – Ben McDermott, Sam Harper, Dawid Malan
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MRE vs HHU 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Sam Harper (VC), Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade (C)
Batsmen – Shaun Marsh, Mackenzie Harvey, Dawid Malan
All-Rounders – Imad Wasim, D’Arcy Short
Bowlers – Peter Hatzoglou, Zak Evans, Scott Boland
12th Man – Jack Prestwidge
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MRE vs HHU 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Ben McDermott (VC), Matthew Wade
Batsmen – Shaun Marsh, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Dawid Malan
All-Rounders – D’Arcy Short (C), Jack Prestwidge
Bowlers – Peter Hatzoglou, Nathan Ellis, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Lamichhane
12th Man – Sam Harper
Given his form, Scott Boland can be a terrific budget pick. He has scalped 16 wickets and has an economy rate of slightly over 8 runs per over.
Today’s MRE vs HHU Probable Winners:
Hobart Hurricanes are expected to win this match.