The two teams were against each other 3 days earlier on 10th January. Renegades won the match by 8 wickets with 26 balls to spare. The Heats will be looking to take revenge when both the team will be up against each other for the second time in the tournament on 13th January at Geelong Cricket Ground, Geelong.
Brisbane Heats currently stands on 7th position with 2 wins in the 6 matches they played. Heats have been inconsistent in the tournament so far and will be looking to change as the second half of BBL08 starts from this match. Brenden McCullum is back in form with two back to back 50 and will be looking to continue the same. Lynn and Bryant are scoring consistently but not able to win match single-handedly for the team. The bowling line up looks strong but the absence of Pattinson will affect the team as he is injured and ruled out of this match. Rahman and Swepson have to put their sleeves up in this match.
Jack Prestwidge and Marnus Labuschange replaces Jimmy Pattinson and Joe Burns in 13 men squad.
Players to watch out for: Brenden McCullum, Chris Lynn and Jack Prestwidge.
Melbourne Renegades are at 3rd position on the BBL ladder with 4 wins in the 7 match they played. The team won their last match against the Heats and will be eager to repeat it again. Marcus Harris played a quick cameo of 28 runs of 18 balls in the last match. Sam Harper scored a man of the match inning of 56 with a strike rate of 140. Tom Cooper also came in form last match who scored 36 runs not out. Bowlers did a nice job who just stopped the Heats for 144 runs. Usman Khan took 3 wickets but will not be available from now on due to International duties. Cameron Boyce was brilliant who took 2 wickets. Mennie and Wildermuth took 1 wicket each.
Harry Gurney replaces Usman Khan in the 13 men squad.
Players to watch out for: Marcus Harris, Sam Harper and Cameron Boyce.
Head To Head
Match Played: 10
Brisbane Heat: 2 Won
Melbourne Renegades: 8 Won
Brisbane Heat: Brendon McCullum, Max Bryant, Chris Lynn, Matt Renshaw, Marnus Labuschange, Ben Cutting, Jimmy Peirson, Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Mitchell Swepson, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Melbourne Renegades: Marcus Harris, Matthew Harvey, Sam Harper, Tom Cooper, Mohammad Nabi, Dan Christian, Beau Webster, Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce, Joe Mennie, Harry Gurney.
My PlayerzPot XI
Wicket Keeper: Sam Harper.
Batting: Brendon McCullum, Chris Lynn, Marcus Haris, Max Bryant and Tom Cooper.
All-Rounders: Daniel Christian and Mohammad Nabi.
Bowlers: Cameron Boyce, Harry Gurney and Mujeeb Zadran.
Melbourne Renegades will be likely to dominate in this match as they have quality all rounder and will likely to be winning this match.