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Melbourne Stars will be up against Melbourne Renegades in the 23rd match of the Big Bash League, 2023/24. The match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne on 2nd January at 01:45 PM IST.

STA vs REN (Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades), Match 23 - Match Information

Match: Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades, Match 23
Date: 2nd January, 2024
Time: 01:45 PM IST
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne

STA vs REN (Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades), Match 23 Preview

Melbourne Stars have played 5 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table, while Melbourne Renegades have played 6 matches in the series and they are currently ranked seventh 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 5 3 1 7 +0.167
STA 5 2 3 4 -1.947
STR 4 1 2 3 -0.102
THU 5 1 3 3 -0.310
REN 6 1 4 3 -0.389
HUR 4 1 3 2 -0.580

Both teams last played against each other in Match 41 of the Big Bash League, 2022/23 where Joe Clarke scored the highest fantasy points for Melbourne Stars with 95 match fantasy points while Sam Harper topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Melbourne Renegades with 80 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Melbourne Stars against Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Stars beat Hobart Hurricanes by 7 wickets (D/L method). The top fantasy player for Melbourne Stars was Glenn Maxwell who scored 160 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series 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.

STA vs REN, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 152 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 Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne

The temperature is expected to be around 19°C and humidity is expected to be around 95%. 2.34 m/s winds are expected. Cloudy weather is expected during the match, this may help pacers with movement. There is light rain expected which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

STA vs REN, Head-to-Head

In the 24 matches played between these 2 teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

STA vs REN 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
Mackenzie Harvey 4 187 37.4 0 0 2, 78, 4, 0, 103 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Thomas Rogers 5 85 17 0 0 21, 20, 21, 22, 1 -
Hilton Cartwright 5 128 25.6 0 0 2, 47, 22, 24, 33 -
  1. Mackenzie Walter Harvey

    Mackenzie Harvey is a high-risk, high-returns player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 4 matches, Mackenzie Harvey has scored 187 runs averaging 37.4 per match.

  2. Thomas Fraser Rogers

    Thomas Rogers is a batter with an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 21, 20, 21, 22 and 1 runs at an average of 17 per match.

  3. Hilton William Raymond Cartwright

    Hilton Cartwright can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Hilton Cartwright has an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.6. He is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 2, 47, 22, 24 and 33 runs averaging 25.6 per match.

STA vs REN 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
Usama Mir 4 0 0 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 3, 0, 0, 0
Haris Rauf 4 8 1.6 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 8 3, 3, 0, 0, 0
Adam Zampa 3 1 0.2 1 0.2 0, 0, 0, 1, 0 0, 0, 1, 0, 0
  1. Usama Mir

    Usama Mir is a bowler with an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a high-risk, high-returns player for your Fantasy Team. Usama Mir bowls leg-break and in the recently played 4 matches, he has taken 1, 3, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Haris Rauf

    Haris Rauf is a bowler with an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player bowls right-arm fast and in the last 4 matches, Haris Rauf has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2.

  3. Adam Zampa

    Adam Zampa is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 33 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.5. This player bowls leg-break googly and in the recent 3 matches, Adam Zampa has taken 0, 0, 1, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.2. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 3, 0, 2, 1 and 2 wickets in recent matches. This player has bowled well at this venue as in the recent 3 matches Adam Zampa played here, he has taken 3, 2, 2, 0 and 1 wickets.

STA vs REN 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
Glenn Maxwell 4 77 15.4 4 0.8 0, 35, 12, 30, 0 3, 0, 0, 0, 1
Tom Rogers 3 5 1 5 1 0, 1, 0, 4, 0 0, 0, 3, 0, 2
Imad Wasim 3 17 3.4 1 0.2 0, 0, 14, 3, 0 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Glenn James Maxwell

    Glenn Maxwell is an all-rounder with an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.8 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 4 matches, this player has scored 77 runs at an average of 15.4 per match.

  2. Thomas Stewart Rogers

    Tom Rogers is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Tom Rogers has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.5. He bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the last 3 matches, this player has taken 0, 0, 3, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1. Tom Rogers has been very successful against this team, taking 0, 2, 0, 5 and 3 wickets in recent matches. He has a good record at this venue as in the recent 3 matches this player played here, he has taken 7 wickets.

  3. Syed Imad Wasim

    Imad Wasim is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Imad Wasim has an average of 32 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. He is a batter who bats left-handed. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 17 runs averaging 3.4 per match.

STA vs REN 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
Glenn Maxwell 4 77 15.4 4 0.8 0, 35, 12, 30, 0 3, 0, 0, 0, 1
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
Haris Rauf 4 8 1.6 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 8 3, 3, 0, 0, 0
Thomas Rogers 5 85 17 0 0 21, 20, 21, 22, 1 -
Will Sutherland 3 16 3.2 4 0.8 0, 11, 0, 5, 0 1, 0, 3, 0, 0

The top point-getters for Melbourne Stars are Glenn Maxwell with 160 match fantasy points, Haris Rauf with 91 match fantasy points and Thomas Rogers with 49 match fantasy points.

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.

STA vs REN 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
Glenn Maxwell 4 77 15.4 4 0.8 0, 35, 12, 30, 0 3, 0, 0, 0, 1
Tom Rogers 3 5 1 5 1 0, 1, 0, 4, 0 0, 0, 3, 0, 2
Usama Mir 4 0 0 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 3, 0, 0, 0
Imad Wasim 3 17 3.4 1 0.2 0, 0, 14, 3, 0 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
Mackenzie Harvey 4 187 37.4 0 0 2, 78, 4, 0, 103 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Glenn James Maxwell

    Glenn Maxwell can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Glenn Maxwell has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.8. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 4 matches, this player has scored 77 runs averaging 15.4 per match.

  2. 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 9.5 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Tom Rogers bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. This player has a very good record against this opponent, taking 0, 2, 0, 5 and 3 wickets in recent matches. Tom Rogers has been very successful at this venue as in the recent 3 matches he played here, he has taken 0, 5, 2, 0 and 0 wickets.

  3. Usama Mir

    Usama Mir can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. Usama Mir is a leg-break bowler and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  4. Syed Imad Wasim

    Imad Wasim is an all-rounder with an average of 32 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a left-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, Imad Wasim has scored 17 runs at an average of 3.4 per match.

  5. Mackenzie Walter Harvey

    Mackenzie Harvey is a batter with an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 4 matches, this player has scored 2, 78, 4, 0 and 103 runs at an average of 37.4 per match.

STA vs REN Squad Information

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.

Melbourne Stars (STA) Squad: Liam Dawson, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Imad Wasim, Joe Burns, Mark Steketee, Olly Stone, Scott Boland, Joel Paris, Beau Webster, Hilton Cartwright, Usama Mir, Nick Larkin, Sam Harper, Dan Lawrence, Harry Brook, Jonathan Merlo, Haris Rauf, Corey Rocchiccioli, Brody Couch, Campbell Kellaway and Thomas Rogers.

STA vs REN Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Joe Clarke

Batters: Mackenzie Harvey, Thomas Rogers and Jonathan Wells

All-Rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis and Will Sutherland

Bowlers: Tom Rogers, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf and Adam Zampa

Captain: Marcus Stoinis

Vice-Captain: Will Sutherland

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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