Melbourne Renegades and Melbourne Stars will face off on Wednesday January 20 evening at Docklands Stadium (Melbourne). While this will be the 45th game of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10), it will also be their second meeting this season.
In the 42nd game of this tournament (January 17) at MCG, they met for the first time this season. The stars won the match by six wickets, successfully chasing the 151-point goal.
Both teams have already played 11 matches in this BBL season. In the latest 10-point BBL table, the Melbourne Stars are in fourth position with 23 points (5 wins and 5 losses) and the Melbourne Renegades are in last position with 10 points (2 wins and 9 losses).
Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 45: Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars
– Weather forecast
BBL 10’s second Melbourne Derby will be played on Wednesday at Docklands Stadium (Melbourne). This match will start at 19:15 (19:15) local time.
According to AccuWeather’s forecast, the skies will be sunny and clear throughout Wednesday. There is no threat of rain for all of Wednesday, including game time. So cricket fans will be delighted to see another good BBL competitive match without any interruptions.
During the match, the temperature can be between 25 ° C and 20 ° C.
– Pitch report
Docklands Stadium (Melbourne) will host this return match between Melbourne Renegades and Melbourne Stars.
This venue only hosted this BBL season’s match, and it was the match between Perth Scorchers and Brisbane Heat last Tuesday (January 19) night, which was the 44th game of this BBL 10.
In the opening innings, Scorchers scored 174/5 (20 overs). In response, Heat was regrouped for just 115 points while Scorchers won by 59 points. Pacers had a very good day this game, however, leg thrower Fawad Ahmed was the highest scorer in this game as he had the bowling numbers of 3.4-0-25-3.
Also, past records indicate that spinners play a major role in T20 matches on this site. Although the hunting teams had better success in BBL 09, over 175 totals are still difficult to hunt on this T20 site.