The 6th match of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2020-21 will be played between Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Renegades at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart.
Sydney Sixers Team Updates:
The Sixers are coming off a defeat against the Hobart Hurricanes in the opening game of the season.
They generally failed to restrict the Hurricanes after a strong start and further failed to chase down the total.
James Vince showed some form with the bat which is a very good sign for them.
Jack Edwards and Josh Philippe will probably open the inning for the Sydney Sixers team.
James Vince, Daniel Hughes (C), Jordan Silk will form the middle order.
Carlos Brathwaite, Daniel Christian can be handy in death overs.
Daniel Hughes will lead the Sydney Sixers team as a Captain. He is also good Batsman.
Josh Philippe will do the wicket keeping for Sydney Sixers team.
Steve OKeefe and Ben Manenti will take care of the spin bowling of the team.
Gurinder Sandhu and Ben Dwarshuis will lead the pace attack of the team.
Ben Dwarshuis will be leading the attack once again in the absence of their big pace attack.
Melbourne Renegades Team Updates:
Melbourne Renegades registered a big win against the Scorchers on Saturday.
Their bowling has been top-notch and successfully restricted the opposition within 130 only.
Shaun Marsh and Aaron Finch will probably open the inning for the REN team. Both are well known inning openers.
Sam Harper (WK), Rilee Rossouw, Jake Fraser-McGurk will take care of the middle order of the team
Beau Webster, Benny Howell can be handy in death overs.
Aaron Finch will lead the REN team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Sam Harper will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his REN team.
Peter Hatzoglou will take care of the spin attack for the renegades
Jack Prestwidge , Kane Richardson and Benny Howell will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Head to Head:
Sydney Sixers: 2 Won Melbourne Renegades: 1 Won
Shaun Marsh scored a brilliant half-century . He scored 62 off 47
Ben Dwarshuis took 3 wickets in the first game, he will once again play big role for his team
Josh Lalor and Kane Richardson took three wickets each in the first game. Both are very good bowlers
James Vince scored a brilliant half-century in the first match. He scored a 41 ball 67 with 8 4s and two 6s.
In wicket keeping, both the wicket keepers are good. However Josh Philippe will be better choice.
Top order batsman and death over bowlers may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options – Shaun Marsh, James Vince
Vice-Captain Options – Aron Finch , Josh Phillipe
Death over wicket taking bowlers: Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Ben Dwarshius
Sydney Sixers Squad :
Josh Philippe(WK), Jack Edwards, James Vince, Daniel Hughes(C), Jordan Silk, Daniel Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve OKeefe, Ben Manenti, Gurinder Sandhu, Hayden Kerr, Nick Bertus(WK), Jason Holder, Jackson Bird, Nathan Lyon, Sean Abbott, Moises Henriques, Justin Avendano, Lawrence Neil-Smith, Lloyd Pope, Tom Rogers, Mitchell Starc
REN Squad :
Aaron Finch(C), Shaun Marsh, Sam Harper(WK), Rilee Rossouw, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Beau Webster, Benny Howell, Jon Holland, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Peter Hatzoglou, Zak Evans, Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, Cameron Boyce, Marcus Harris, Mohammad Nabi, Mackenzie Harvey, James Pattinson, Jack Prestwidge, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Perry, Noor Ahmad, Brody Couch