In Match 49 of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2021, Melbourne Renegades take on Brisbane Heat at the Docklands on Saturday.
Melbourne Renegades Team Updates:
The Renegades are on the verge of elimination in the BBL but come into this contest on the back of a stunning win over the Stars.
With only a slim chance of getting into the BBL playoffs, the Renegades dont have much to lose in this game.
Shaun Marsh and Aaron Finch will probably open the inning for the REN team.
Sam Harper (WK), Mackenzie Harvey, Jake Fraser-McGurk will form the middle order.
Beau Webster, Jack Prestwidge will be handy in death overs.
Aaron Finch will lead the REN team as a Captain. He is also good Batsman.
Sam Harper will do the wicket keeping for REN team.
Peter Hatzoglou and Imad Wasim will take care of the spin attack.
Zak Evans and Josh Lalor will lead the pace attack of the team.
Brisbane Heat Team Updates:
Brisbane Heat have 21 points in their kitty and need a win in this game.
They have a very well-rounded squad, with Morne Morkel and Chris Lynns experience likely to keep them in good stead.
Although they lost their previous BBL game, the Heat would have their eyes set on defeating the Heat.
Chris Lynn and Marnus Labushagne will probably open the inning for the Brisbane Heat team. Both are well known inning openers.
Joe Denly, Joe Burns and J Peirson will take care of the middle order of the team.
Chris Lynn will lead the Brisbane Heat team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Jimmy Peirson will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his Brisbane Heat team.
Mitchell Swepson will lead the spin attack of the team.
Morne Morkel, Mark Stekeete, Jack Wildermuth and Xavier Bartlett will take care of the pace attack for his team.
Last 5 Head to Head:
Melbourne Renegades: 2 Won Brisbane Heat: 3 Won
In wicket keeping, Sam Harper will be best choice.
Fast bowlers may play major role on this pitch.
For SL : Captain: Chris Lynn. Vice-Captain: Marnus Labuschagne
For GL : Captain: Aaron Finch. Vice-Captain: Joe Denly.
Death over bowlers: Mark Steekete, Jack Wildermuth, Kane Richardson
REN Squad :
Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch(C), Sam Harper(WK), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Jack Prestwidge, Mackenzie Harvey, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Josh Lalor, Zak Evans, Peter Hatzoglou, Kane Richardson, Noor Ahmad, Will Sutherland, Rilee Rossouw, James Pattinson, Marcus Harris, Jon Holland, Mitchell Perry, Cameron Boyce, Brody Couch, Brayden Stepien(WK)
Brisbane Heat Squad :
Max Bryant, Chris Lynn(C), Marnus Labuschagne, Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Jimmy Peirson(WK), Lewis Gregory, Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett, Mitchell Swepson, Ben Laughlin, Lachy Pfeffer(WK), Jack Wildermuth, Jack Sinfield, Simon Milenko, Matthew Kuhnemann, Morne Morkel, Connor Sully, Tom Cooper, Jack Wood, Sam Heazlett, James Bazley, Matthew Willans