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MLR vs SYT Live Scorecard
Match 40, Sydney, January 17, 2024, 01:45 PM
Match Abandoned without toss
MLR vs SYT Match Detail:
Match: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder
Date: January 17, 2023.
Time: 07:15 PM LOCAL.
League: Big Bash League 2023–24
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
MLR vs SYT 40th Match Preview
Get ready for fireworks as the Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder lock horns in the much-anticipated 40th match of the Big Bash League! Scheduled for January 17th, 2024, this encounter promises a thrilling battle between two teams with contrasting fortunes but a shared hunger for victory.
Last Match Recap:
The last time these two teams met was a one-sided affair, with the Thunder comprehensively thrashing the Renegades by 8 wickets. Renegades’ batting fell apart spectacularly, collapsing to 90 all out with Mohammad Hasnain’s fiery pace ripping through their lineup. In reply, Thunder effortlessly chased down the target in just 12.1 overs, showcasing their dominant form.
Head-to-Head in BBL:
The rivalry between MLR and SYT is long and storied, with both teams sharing the spoils in their 16 encounters. MLR boast a slight edge with 7 wins to Thunder’s 6, while 3 matches have ended without a result. However, recent history favors Thunder, who have won 4 of the last 5 matchups, including the aforementioned mauling in the previous encounter.
Key Players to Watch:
- Mackenzie Harvey: The young gun opener will be crucial in providing a solid start for the Renegades’ shaky batting lineup.
- Kane Richardson: The experienced pace bowler needs to spearhead the attack and find early breakthroughs to stifle Thunder’s batting onslaught.
- Aaron Finch: The former Australian captain’s explosive hitting can turn the tide in an instant, providing much-needed impetus in the middle overs.
MLR vs SYT Pitch Report
Generally it has been spinners who have had the most joy at the Sydney Showground Stadium. Any score of over 165 will be hard to chase down in the second innings of the match.
MLR vs SYT Weather Report
Sunny conditions across the first half of the game and clear skies for the second innings are forecast. The temperature is expected to drop from the high twenties to the low-mid twenties in this game.
MLR vs SYT Team Squads
Melbourne Renegades Squad:
Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Nic Maddinson(c), Jordan Cox(w), Jonathan Wells, Will Sutherland, Akeal Hosein, Tom Rogers, Fergus O Neill, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Scott Edwards, Mackenzie Harvey, Ruwantha Kellepotha, Peter Siddle
Sydney Thunder Squad:
David Warner, Alex Hales, Cameron Bancroft, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Matthew Gilkes(w), Daniel Sams, Chris Green(c), Nathan McAndrew, Liam Hatcher, Tanveer Sangha, Liam Doddrell, Toby Gray, William Salzmann, Gurinder Sandhu, Jason Sangha