STR vs REN Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – BBL 2020-21, Match 33
Ryan Gibson was declared the Player of the match in his previous encounter against the Renegades for his match-winning 43 runs in 31 balls.
Updated - Jan 7, 2021 3:34 pm
The 33rd match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 will be played between the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades at the Adelaide Oval.
This match is scheduled to start at 12:40 PM IST (07:10 AM GMT, 03:10 PM Local Time). It will be streamed live on Sony Ten Network and Sony LIV app.
Both the teams played each other in their previous match where Adelaide Strikers won the match by a margin of 59 runs at the very same venue. Strikers are currently placed at fourth position on the points table and would like to continue with their winning combination against their opposition.
Melbourne Renegades are currently languishing at the bottom of the points table with 7 losses in 8 matches they have played so far. Their only win came against 6th placed Perth Scorchers at the start of the tournament. Aaron Finch-led side would need to dig deep to make a place in the top 4 from hereon.
STR vs REN Weather Report for Match 33:
The weather will be almost sunny throughout the day with no chance of rain. The temperature will be around 30 degrees.
The surface looks balanced with both batsmen and bowlers looking to take advantage of it with bat and ball in hand respectively. The captain winning the toss would look to bowl first and restrict the opposition to a low score.
Average first Innings Score:
168 (Two BBL 2020-21 matches played at this venue)
Record of Chasing Teams:
Won – 0, Lost – 2, Draw – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added if there is an update)
STR vs REN Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Philip Salt, Matt Renshaw, Alex Carey (C & WK), Jonathan Wells, Jake Weatherald, Ryan Gibson, Rashid Khan, Danny Briggs, Wes Agar, Peter Siddle, Harry Conway.
Bench: Harry Nielsen, Liam O Connor, Spencer Johnson, Liam Scott, Cameron Valente, Matt Short, Daniel Worrall.
Aaron Finch (C), Sam Harper (WK), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, Beau Webster, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim, Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Noor Ahmad, Kane Richardson
Bench: Rilee Rossouw, Peter Hatzoglou, Will Sutherland, Benny Howell, Cameron Boyce, Zak Evans, Mitchell Perry, Jon Holland, Brody Couch, Shaun Marsh
STR vs REN Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Alex Carey is having a good time with the bat for Strikers, scoring 216 runs at an average of 36 runs and strike rate of 118.03 in 6 matches.
J Weatherald is yet another batsman who features in the top 10 run-scorers this season along with Alex Carey, having scored 206 runs with an impressive strike rate of 135.
Wes Agar the owner of the Golden cap (most wickets) after his 3-wicket haul against the very same opposition has a total of 14 wickets to his name.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Alex Carey, Jake Weatherald
Vice-Captain Options – Rashid Khan, Sam Harper
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for STR vs REN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Alex Carey(C), Sam Harper
Batsmen – Aaron Finch, Phil Salt, Jonathan Wells
All-rounders – Matt Renshaw, Mohammad Nabi, Imad Wasim
Bowlers – Rashid Khan(VC), Wes Agar, Kane Richardson
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for STR vs REN Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Alex Carey, Sam Harper(VC)
Batsmen – Phil Salt, Jake Weatherald(C), Aaron Finch, Ryan Gibson
All-rounders – Matt Renshaw, Imad Wasim
Bowlers – Wes Agar, Kane Richardson, Peter Siddle
Jake Weatherald and Ryan Gibson had a 96-run match-winning partnership in their previous encounter against the Renegades, it’s advisable to pick them in your Dream11 fantasy team.
Today’s STR vs REN Probable Winners:
Adelaide Strikers are expected to win this match.