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Melbourne Renegades will be up against Adelaide Strikers in the 18th match of the Big Bash League 2023/24 at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne on 29th December at 01:45 PM IST.

REN vs STR (Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers), Match 18 - Match Information

Match: Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers, Match 18
Date: 29th December, 2023
Time: 01:45 PM IST
Venue: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne

REN vs STR (Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers), Match 18 Preview

Melbourne Renegades have played 5 matches in the series and they are currently ranked eighth on the points table, while Adelaide Strikers have played 2 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 5 4 0 9 +1.943
SCO 4 3 0 7 +1.707
SIX 4 3 1 6 +0.167
STA 5 2 3 4 -1.947
STR 3 1 1 3 +0.175
THU 4 1 3 2 -0.310
HUR 4 1 3 2 -0.580
REN 5 0 4 1 -0.640

Both teams last played against each other in Match 54 of the Big Bash League 2022/23 where Fawad Ahmed scored the highest fantasy points for Melbourne Renegades with 89 match fantasy points while Alex Carey topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Adelaide Strikers with 90 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Melbourne Renegades against Perth Scorchers, Perth Scorchers beat Melbourne Renegades by 13 runs. The top fantasy player for Melbourne Renegades was Will Sutherland who scored 104 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Sydney Sixers, Sydney Sixers beat Adelaide Strikers by 1 run. The top fantasy player for Adelaide Strikers was Jamie Overton who scored 134 fantasy points.

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

The pitch at 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 55% 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 16°C with 64% humidity. Winds at a speed of 5.22 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

REN vs STR, 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 STR 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
Chris Lynn 5 52 10.4 0 0 37, 14, 0, 0, 1 -
Quinton de Kock 5 74 14.8 0 0 23, 38, 0, 12, 1 -
Nic Maddinson 4 48 9.6 0 0 9, 18, 15, 0, 6 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Christopher Austin Lynn

    Chris Lynn is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 22 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, Chris Lynn has scored 37, 14, 0, 0 and 1 runs averaging 10.4 per match.

  2. Quinton de Kock

    Quinton de Kock is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 27 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.8. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, Quinton de Kock has scored 23, 38, 0, 12 and 1 runs averaging 14.8 per match.

  3. Nicolas James Maddinson

    Nic Maddinson is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. He has an average of 17 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the last 4 matches, Nic Maddinson has scored 48 runs at an average of 9.6 per match.

REN vs STR Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler 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
Jamie Overton 3 31 6.2 5 1 0, 31, 0, 0, 0 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Adam Zampa 3 6 1.2 2 0.4 0, 1, 0, 5, 0 1, 0, 0, 0, 1
Wes Agar 5 0 0 5 1 - 0, 1, 1, 2, 1
  1. Jamie Overton

    Jamie Overton is a bowler with an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a right-arm fast bowler and in the last 3 matches, this player has taken 3, 0, 2, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.

  2. Adam Zampa

    Adam Zampa is a bowler with an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Adam Zampa is a leg-break googly bowler and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 1, 0, 0, 0 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  3. Wesley Austin Agar

    Wes Agar is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. Wes Agar is a right-arm fast bowler and in the last 5 matches, he has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. This player has a very good record against this opponent, taking 0, 1, 2, 0 and 3 wickets in recent matches.

REN vs STR 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 24 4.8 5 1 0, 4, 0, 20, 0 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Matthew Short 3 153 30.6 3 0.6 0, 55, 0, 82, 16 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Will Sutherland 3 24 4.8 3 0.6 0, 5, 7, 0, 12 3, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Thomas Stewart Rogers

    Tom Rogers is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Tom Rogers has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. He bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 3 matches, this player has taken 3, 0, 2, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.

  2. Matthew William Short

    Matthew Short is an all-rounder with an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. Matthew Short is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, he has scored 153 runs at an average of 30.6 per match.

  3. William James Sutherland

    Will Sutherland is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Will Sutherland bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 3, 0, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.6.

REN vs STR 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
Matthew Short 3 153 30.6 3 0.6 0, 55, 0, 82, 16 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Will Sutherland 3 24 4.8 3 0.6 0, 5, 7, 0, 12 3, 0, 0, 0, 0
Tom Rogers 3 24 4.8 5 1 0, 4, 0, 20, 0 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Chris Lynn 5 52 10.4 0 0 37, 14, 0, 0, 1 -
Joe Clarke 5 125 25 0 0 32, 38, 7, 6, 42 -
Adam Hose 5 84 16.8 0 0 5, 28, 17, 24, 10 -

The top point-getters for Melbourne Renegades are Will Sutherland with 104 match fantasy points, Tom Rogers with 94 match fantasy points and Joe Clarke with 52 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Adelaide Strikers are Matthew Short with 126 match fantasy points, Chris Lynn with 59 match fantasy points and Adam Hose with 25 match fantasy points.

REN vs STR 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 24 4.8 5 1 0, 4, 0, 20, 0 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Matthew Short 3 153 30.6 3 0.6 0, 55, 0, 82, 16 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Will Sutherland 3 24 4.8 3 0.6 0, 5, 7, 0, 12 3, 0, 0, 0, 0
Jamie Overton 3 31 6.2 5 1 0, 31, 0, 0, 0 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Chris Lynn 5 52 10.4 0 0 37, 14, 0, 0, 1 -
  1. Thomas Stewart Rogers

    Tom Rogers is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. Tom Rogers bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 3, 0, 2, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.

  2. Matthew William Short

    Matthew Short is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Matthew Short is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 153 runs at an average of 30.6 per match.

  3. William James Sutherland

    Will Sutherland is an all-rounder with an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the last 3 matches, Will Sutherland has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  4. Jamie Overton

    Jamie Overton is a bowler with an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He bowls right-arm fast and in the last 3 matches, this player has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1.

  5. Christopher Austin Lynn

    Chris Lynn is a batter with an average of 22 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Chris Lynn is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 52 runs at an average of 10.4 per match.

REN vs STR Squad Information

Adelaide Strikers (STR) Squad: Chris Lynn, David Payne, Cameron Boyce, Jamie Overton, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Matthew Short, James Bazley, Adam Hose, Henry Thornton, Henry Hunt, Wes Agar, Jake Weatherald, Brendan Doggett, D'Arcy Short, Harry Nielsen, Benjamin Manenti, Josh Kann and Thomas Kelly.

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 STR Possible Playing XI

Adelaide Strikers (STR) Possible Playing XI: Adam Hose, Chris Lynn, Harry Nielsen, Jake Weatherald, Jamie Overton, Wes Agar, David Payne, Cameron Boyce, Matthew Short, D'Arcy Short and James Bazley.

Melbourne Renegades (REN) Possible Playing XI: Aaron Finch, Joe Clarke, Jonathan Wells, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Quinton de Kock, Nic Maddinson, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Tom Rogers and Will Sutherland.

REN vs STR Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Quinton de Kock and Joe Clarke

Batters: Aaron Finch and Jake Weatherald

All-Rounders: Will Sutherland, Nic Maddinson and James Bazley

Bowlers: Tom Rogers, Adam Zampa, Wes Agar and Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Captain: Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Vice-Captain: Nic Maddinson

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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