Sydney Sixers are set to host the Melbourne Renegades at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The home team will have the edge over the Renegades and to Sixers delight their next five games are at home. They would be hoping to make the most of this opportunity.

Both the teams are facing off for the second time in this season. Sydney Sixers won that game by 33 runs at Melbourne. They posted a moderate score of 132-7 while batting first, with the help of late flourish down the batting order. Renegades could only manage to score 99-9 while chasing and Sixers won that game easily. Tom Curran won the man of the match for his amazing spell and picking up 3-18.

Sixers though lost their last match against Perth Scorchers by seven wickets. They have had a mixed tournament thus far. Sixers have 4 wins and as many losses in the 8 games played so far. They are currently placed at the second spot along with Sydney Thunder, both with 8 points.

On the other hand, Melbourne Renegades are sitting in the fifth position in the points table and would be hoping to win this encounter. They carry the same stats as the Sixers with four win and four losses.

 

GAME DETAILS

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Time:  01:45 PM IST

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

League: Big Bash League 2018-19

Live Telecast: Sony Network

Online Streaming: Sonyliv.com

 

Recent Form

Renegades – L, W, W, L, L

Sixers – L, W, L, W, W

 

Team News

 

Sydney Sixers

Sydney Sixers have named their squad for the home leg

Lloyd Pope replaces the injured Justin Avendano

Melbourne Renegades

The Renegades have also named a 13-man squad

Kane Richardson misses out due to hamstring soreness, Jon Holland set to replace him.

 

Squads

Sydney Sixers-

Sean Abbott, Justin Avendano, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Moises Henriques, Dan Hughes, Ben Manenti, Steve O’Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Jordan Silk, James Vince

Melbourne Renegades-

Tom Cooper (C), Cameron Boyce, Dan Christian, Harry Gurney, Marcus Harris, Sam Harper, Mackenzie Harvey, Joe Mennie, Mohammad Nabi, Kane Richardson, Beau Webster, Cameron White, Jack Wildermuth

 

 

Probable Playing 11

 

Sydney Sixers

  1. Josh Philippe
  2. Moises Henriques (c)
  3. Jordan Silk
  4. Daniel Hughes
  5. Jack Edwards
  6. James Vince
  7. Tom Curran
  8. Steve OKeefe
  9. Sean Abbott
  10. Ben Dwarshuis
  11. Ben Manenti

 

Melbourne Renegades

  1. Sam Harper
  2. Marcus Harris
  3. Tom Cooper (c)
  4. Mackenzie Harvey
  5. Mohammad Nabi
  6. Daniel Christian
  7. Beau Webster
  8. Harry Gurney
  9. Joe Mennie
  10. Cameron Boyce
  11. Jack Wildermuth

FUNTUSH SAFE XI

FUNTUSH RISK XI

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