Match Preview Melbourne Renegade vs Melbourne Stars January 3,2015 Docland Melbourne

Melbourne Stars vs. Melbourne Renegades – BBL4 Match Preview

This match between Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades is set to take place on January 3, 2015. The two teams have had varying fortunes in the 2014-15 BBL4 season so far.

Melbourne Stars, after playing three matches, find themselves at the bottom of the BBL4 table as they have lost all three of their matches. Melbourne Renegades, on the other hand, have played the same number of matches, winning one and losing two, putting them in the fifth spot on the BBL4 table. They have two points from their three matches, which equals the points of the Hobart Hurricanes, although they have a better net run rate.

If Melbourne Renegades win this match, they will secure four points, bringing them level with the Perth Scorchers and Sydney Thunder. If Melbourne Stars win, they will catch up to Melbourne Renegades with two points from four matches.

Melbourne Renegades’ Previous Matches in BBL4:

  1. First Match vs. Sydney Sixers: Melbourne Renegades lost to Sydney Sixers in their first match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Melbourne Renegades scored 154 runs in 20 overs, but Sydney Sixers successfully chased down the target with seven balls remaining. Notable performances included Wade’s 35 runs in 18 balls, and Fergusan’s 40 runs. Dj Bravo took 18 runs in three overs with an economy rate of 6. The bowlers Russell, Rimmington, and Fekete also had commendable performances, while Siddle and Fawad Ahmad were more expensive.
  2. Second Match vs. Perth Scorchers: Melbourne Renegades lost to Perth Scorchers by 35 runs in their second match at WACA Ground, Perth. Perth Scorchers scored 192 runs in 20 overs, and no Melbourne Renegades bowler impressed significantly. DJ Bravo conceded 48 runs in 4 overs, and AL Fekete gave away 41 runs in 4 overs, with both taking one wicket each. Melbourne Renegades scored 157 runs in 20 overs. Ferguson scored 39 runs, and AD Russell scored 43 runs.
  3. Third Match vs. Sydney Thunder: Melbourne Renegades won their third match against Sydney Thunder at Docklands Stadium, Melbourne. Melbourne Renegades achieved their target, thanks to notable performances by MS Wade (20 runs), AJ Finch (48 runs), CJ Ferguson (30 runs), and AD Russell (16 runs on 7 balls). They reached their target in 13.5 overs. In this match, JL Pattinson took three wickets, and AD Russell took two. Russell had an economy rate of 5.0.

Melbourne Renegades Squad Prediction vs. Melbourne Stars:

Melbourne Renegades have a squad with some very good T20 all-rounders, including Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, and Dwayne Bravo.

Batsmen: Melbourne Renegades boast a strong batting lineup with MS Wade, AJ Finch, CJ Ferguson, DJ Bravo, and AD Russell.

Bowling: While Melbourne Renegades’ bowling lineup may not be considered outstanding, it has several capable bowlers, including PM Siddle, AL Fekete, AD Russell, Nj Rimmington, DJ Bravo, and Fawad Ahmed.

Melbourne Stars’ Previous Matches in BBL4:

  1. First Match vs. Adelaide Strikers: Melbourne Stars played their first match against Adelaide Strikers at Adelaide Oval and lost by 8 wickets. Melbourne Stars scored 148 runs. LJ Wright scored 45 runs, and Kevin Pietersen scored 66 runs in 46 balls. Adelaide Strikers successfully chased down the target in 12.3 overs, with TP Ludeman scoring 92 runs in 44 balls. MA Beer was the most economical bowler with 8 runs per over, while CA Rose was the most expensive with an economy rate of 18 runs per over. JW Hastings was the most successful bowler, taking two wickets in 2.3 overs while conceding 31 runs.
  2. Second Match vs. Hobart Hurricanes: Melbourne Stars played their second match against Hobart Hurricanes at MCG Melbourne and lost by 52 runs. Hobart Hurricanes scored 190 runs in 20 overs, with contributions from various batsmen. From Melbourne Stars, JW Hastings was the most successful bowler, taking three wickets in 4 overs, giving away 24 runs. DJ Worrall was the most expensive bowler, conceding 60 runs in four overs. Melbourne Stars scored 138 runs in 20 overs, with CL White as the top scorer with 62 runs.
  3. Third Match vs. Brisbane Heat: Melbourne Stars played their third match against Brisbane Heat at Brisbane Cricket Ground. Melbourne Stars lost the match by just one run. Brisbane Heat scored 164 runs in 20 overs, with JA Faulkner being the most successful bowler, taking two wickets in four overs, conceding 26 runs. JA Hastings and SM Boland also took two wickets each. DJ Bravo was the most expensive bowler, with an economy rate of 11.25 runs per over. In reply, Melbourne Stars scored 163 runs in 20 overs, with LJ Wright scoring 33 runs, RJ Quiney scoring 45 runs, and JP Faulkner scoring 34 runs.

Melbourne Stars Squad:

The Melbourne Stars’ squad for the match against Melbourne Renegades includes Cameron White (C), Jackson Bird, James Faulkner, Peter Handscomb (wk), David Hussey, Clint McKay, Kevin Pietersen, Clive Rose, Daniel Worrall, Mickael Beer, Scott Boland, Luke Feldman, John Hastings, Alex Keath, Glenn Maxwell, Rob Quiney, Marcus Stoinis, Luke Wright.

The Melbourne Stars have a strong and well-balanced squad, and they will be looking to secure a victory in their upcoming match against Melbourne Renegades to improve their standing in the BBL4.

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