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Match 26 of the Big Bash League, 2023/24 will be played between Melbourne Renegades and Hobart Hurricanes (REN vs HUR) at the Marvel Stadium, Melbourne on 4th January at 01:45 PM IST.

REN vs HUR (Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes), Match 26 - Match Information

Match: Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes, Match 26
Date: 4th January, 2024
Time: 01:45 PM IST
Venue: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne

REN vs HUR (Melbourne Renegades vs Hobart Hurricanes), Match 26 Preview

Melbourne Renegades have played 6 matches in the series and they are currently ranked seventh on the points table, while Hobart Hurricanes have played 5 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table.

Big Bash League, 2023/24 Points Table

The points table of Big Bash League, 2023/24. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
HEA 6 4 0 10 +1.943
SIX 6 3 1 8 +0.167
SCO 4 3 0 7 +1.707
STA 6 3 3 6 -1.466
HUR 5 2 3 4 -0.235
STR 5 1 3 3 -0.278
REN 6 1 4 3 -0.389
THU 6 1 4 3 -0.421

In their previous encounter in this series, Matthew Wade was the Man of the Match and Tom Rogers scored the highest fantasy points for Melbourne Renegades with 70 match fantasy points while Matthew Wade topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Hobart Hurricanes with 113 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Melbourne Renegades against Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades beat Adelaide Strikers by 4 wickets. The top fantasy player for Melbourne Renegades was Jake Fraser-McGurk who scored 109 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Sydney Thunder, Hobart Hurricanes beat Sydney Thunder by 7 wickets. The top fantasy player for Hobart Hurricanes was Ben McDermott who scored 79 fantasy points.

REN vs HUR, Marvel Stadium, Melbourne Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Marvel Stadium, Melbourne is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 162 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 50% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Marvel Stadium, Melbourne

The temperature will hover around 21°C and humidity is expected to be around 77%. 3.4 m/s winds are expected. Cloudy weather is expected during the match, this may help pacers with movement.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

REN vs HUR, Head-to-Head

In the 18 matches played between these 2 teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

REN vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Ben McDermott 5 141 28.2 0 0 53, 4, 11, 54, 19 -
Shaun Marsh 5 249 49.8 0 0 54, 59, 82, 0, 54 -
Matthew Wade 5 131 26.2 0 0 15, 1, 82, 11, 22 -
  1. Benjamin Reginald McDermott

    Ben McDermott is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, Ben McDermott has scored 53, 4, 11, 54 and 19 runs averaging 28.2 per match.

  2. Shaun Edward Marsh

    Shaun Marsh is a batter with an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 249 runs averaging 49.8 per match.

  3. Matthew Scott Wade

    Matthew Wade is a wicket-keeper with an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Matthew Wade is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 15, 1, 82, 11 and 22 runs at an average of 26.2 per match.

REN vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Tom Rogers 3 5 1 5 1 0, 1, 0, 4, 0 0, 0, 3, 0, 2
Corey Anderson 3 21 4.2 0 0 12, 5, 0, 0, 4 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Will Sutherland 3 23 4.6 4 0.8 0, 11, 0, 5, 0 1, 0, 3, 0, 0
  1. Thomas Stewart Rogers

    Tom Rogers is an all-rounder with an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the recently played 3 matches, Tom Rogers has taken 0, 0, 3, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2, 2, 1, 0 and 0 wickets in recent matches.

  2. Corey James Anderson

    Corey Anderson is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 64 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. Corey Anderson is a batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 3 matches, he has scored 21 runs at an average of 4.2 per match.

  3. William James Sutherland

    Will Sutherland is an all-rounder with an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the recently played 3 matches, Will Sutherland has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

REN vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Jake Fraser-McGurk 5 175 35 0 0 70, 2, 0, 55, 48 -
Mujeeb Ur Rahman 5 0 0 7 1.4 - 3, 1, 1, 2, 0
Ben McDermott 5 141 28.2 0 0 53, 4, 11, 54, 19 -
Nikhil Chaudhary 4 90 18 2 0.4 0, 32, 40, 0, 18 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
Macalister Wright 5 192 38.4 0 0 34, 33, 63, 56, 6 -
Will Sutherland 3 23 4.6 4 0.8 0, 11, 0, 5, 0 1, 0, 3, 0, 0

The top point-getters for Melbourne Renegades are Jake Fraser-McGurk with 109 match fantasy points, Mujeeb Ur Rahman with 95 match fantasy points and Will Sutherland with 43 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Hobart Hurricanes are Ben McDermott with 79 match fantasy points, Nikhil Chaudhary with 72 match fantasy points and Macalister Wright with 61 match fantasy points.

REN vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Tom Rogers 3 5 1 5 1 0, 1, 0, 4, 0 0, 0, 3, 0, 2
Ben McDermott 5 141 28.2 0 0 53, 4, 11, 54, 19 -
Shaun Marsh 5 249 49.8 0 0 54, 59, 82, 0, 54 -
Corey Anderson 3 21 4.2 0 0 12, 5, 0, 0, 4 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Matthew Wade 5 131 26.2 0 0 15, 1, 82, 11, 22 -
  1. Thomas Stewart Rogers

    Tom Rogers is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.3. This player bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recent 3 matches, Tom Rogers has taken 0, 0, 3, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1. He has been very successful against this team, taking 2, 2, 1, 0 and 0 wickets in recent matches.

  2. Benjamin Reginald McDermott

    Ben McDermott can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. Ben McDermott is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 141 runs averaging 28.2 per match.

  3. Shaun Edward Marsh

    Shaun Marsh is a batter with an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the last 5 matches, Shaun Marsh has scored 249 runs averaging 49.8 per match.

  4. Corey James Anderson

    Corey Anderson can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 64 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. This player is a left-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, Corey Anderson has scored 21 runs at an average of 4.2 per match.

  5. Matthew Scott Wade

    Matthew Wade is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. This player is a top-order, left-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, Matthew Wade has scored 131 runs averaging 26.2 per match.

REN vs HUR Squad Information

Hobart Hurricanes (HUR) Squad: Matthew Wade, Corey Anderson, Chris Jordan, Billy Stanlake, Sam Hain, Ben McDermott, Sam Heazlett, Liam Guthrie, Caleb Jewell, Riley Meredith, Nikhil Chaudhary, Iain Carlisle, Tim David, Macalister Wright, Nathan Ellis, Mitchell Owen, Peter Hatzoglou and Patrick Dooley.

Melbourne Renegades (REN) Squad: Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Peter Siddle, Kane Richardson, Nic Maddinson, Mackenzie Harvey, Quinton de Kock, Harry Dixon, Nathan Lyon, Jonathan Wells, Ruwantha Kellepotha, Adam Zampa, Joe Clarke, Will Sutherland, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Tom Rogers, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Jordan Cox and Fergus O'Neill.

REN vs HUR Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade and Quinton de Kock

Batters: Shaun Marsh and Aaron Finch

All-Rounders: Corey Anderson, Chris Jordan and Will Sutherland

Bowlers: Tom Rogers, Patrick Dooley and Peter Siddle

Captain: Aaron Finch

Vice-Captain: Corey Anderson

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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