REN vs THU Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – BBL 2020-21, Match 22

REN vs THU Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – BBL 2020-21, Match 22

Sydney Thunder are expected to extend their winning streak by beating an out of sorts Melbourne Renegades team.

Match Details:

The 22nd match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 will be played between Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Renegades at the Cararra Oval in Queensland.

The match is scheduled to start at 01:45 PM IST (06:15 PM local time). It will be live on Sony Ten Network and can be streamed live on Sony LIV.


Sydney Thunder and Melbourne Renegades had very different starts to their 2020/21 Big Bash League campaign, but things have changed a lot since. Melbourne Renegades absolutely outclassed the Perth Scorchers in their first game, while the Thunder failed to beat Melbourne Stars in their opening encounter.

However, Thunder have won all of their next 4 games, while Renegades have suffered defeats in their next 4. One amongst those 4 defeats came against the Thunder, as the men in green from Sydney handed a Reds a 129-run defeat in their first meeting. Renegades will have to start picking points before the damage become irrevocable, while nothing will be sweeter for the Thunder than 5 straight wins.

REN vs THU Weather Report for Match 22:

The weather forecast is bound to dampen the spirits of BBL fanatics, as chances of precipitation are as high as 50% in Queensland on Friday. The temperature is expected to be around 24 °C.

Pitch Report:

The pitch at Carrara Oval is expected to suit the batsmen more than their bowling counterparts. A score of 190 is what the team batting first should have in mind.

Average 1st Innings Score:

181 (2 BBL 2020/21 matches played at this venue)

Record of Chasing Teams:

Won – 2, Lost – 0, Tie – 0

Injury & Availability News

(Will be added when there is an update)

REN vs THU Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Melbourne Renegades:

Shaun Marsh, Sam Harper (WK), Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nabi, Aaron Finch (C), Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, Beau Webster, Kane Richardson, Jack Prestwidge, Peter Hatzoglou.


Jon Holland, Brody Couch, Noor Ahmad, Zak Evans, Josh Lalor, Jake Fraser-McGurk.

Sydney Thunder: 

Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (C), Sam Billings (WK), Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Chris Green, Adam Milne, Ollie Davies, Tanveer Sangha, Nathan McAndrew.


Ollie Davies, Brendan Doggett, Jonathan Cook, Matt Gilkes, Alex Ross, Baxter Holt, Arjun Nair, Jason Sangha, Chris Tremain.

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REN vs THU Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Alex Hales has played a key role in Sydney Thunder’s winning streak, as he has amassed 152 runs at an impressive average of over 30. The most appealing aspect of Hales’ numbers is his strike rate, which is above 160.

For the Renegades, veteran Shaun Marsh has been as reliable as ever before. He has amassed 146 runs, which came at an average of nearly 30 and a strike rate of over 120.

Skipper Aaron Finch will have to play a big knock if Renegades were to dismantle the formidable bowling unit of Thunder. He has amassed 106 runs in 4 games at an average of over 25 and a strike rate of over 125.

Daniel Sams is a must-have for your Dream11 Fantasy team, as he can earn points both with the bat and the ball. The Thunder player has scored 96 runs and has also picked up 7 wickets.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Daniel Sams, Alex Hales

Vice-Captain Options – Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch

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

Keeper – Sam Harper, Sam Billings

Batsmen – Callum Ferguson, Shaun Marsh (VC), Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja

All-rounders – Daniel Sams (C), Mohammad Nabi

Bowlers – Kane Richardson, Nathan McAndrew, Adam Milne

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

Keeper –Sam Harper

Batsmen – Alex Hales (C), Callum Ferguson, Aaron Finch (VC), Rilee Rossouw

All-rounders – Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Nabi

Bowlers – Kane Richardson, Chris Green, Tanveer Sangha

Expert Advice:

Tanveer Sangha has been a revelation of this season’s BBL, as he has picked up 9 wickets and has also maintained an economy rate of just over 6 runs per over. Sangha can be an excellent budget pick for your Dream11 Fantasy side at only 8.0 Cr.

Today’s REN vs THU Probable Winners:

Sydney Thunder are expected to win this match.

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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.