The 42nd match of the Big Bash League 2020-21 is set to be played between the Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades. This match will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne in Australia on January 17, 2021. The current situation of the teams is highly being predictable,”
The situation of the team Melbourne Renegades is not looking quite promising. The Renegades will be combating Melbourne Stars for the first time in Big Bash League (BBL). They are currently running at the bottom of the 21 points table with 2 wins and 8 losses from their 10 matches of the league. Melbourne Renegades is totally dependent on the batting of captain Aaron Finch, however, he has not been performing up to the expectations of the fans. In order to knock the game, Renegades needs every potential in the team to be applied in order to move upper hand. Any further defeat can increase their chances of elimination.
Melbourne Stars had a below average game in the start if the League and the prediction would have been that had the team been in the same situation, it could be beaten. However, they have made the game something to look forward to with their tremendous performances. With their increasing performance quality, they have secured 4th position in the Big Bash League. The pressure has not decreased though as the recent victories have raised the expectations from the team.
The competition can be seen along with an immense pressure. The hopes with Melbourne Stars have been increasing with their recent victories. Andre Fletcher finally showed his ability with the batting and gained the win for Stars. While Stars have been on a rise, the performance of Renegades is declining. For Melbourne Stars, Glenn Maxwell scored 37 runs while Hilton Cartwright scored 30 runs on just 17 deliveries and remained not out. Adam Zampa was the most successful and highest wicket-taker from their side. Whereas for Melbourne Renegades, Beau Webster was the highest run-scorer from their side. He scored 50 runs on 40 deliveries with the help of three boundaries and two sixes. Fraser-McGurk scored 40 runs. Whereas, Mackenzie Harvey could manage to score 20 runs.