Last time the Strikers were stunned on home soil as the Renegades stormed to an unlikely victory to hand Adelaide its first loss of BBL08. Adelaide will be looking to win this match to take revenge from them on 3 January at Geelong Cricket Stadium, Geelong.
Adelaide Strikers would like to take their winning momentum forward from the previous match where they won by Sydney Thunders. They are currently at 5th position with 2 wins and 2 losses. One thing that is come well from the last match is captain Colin Ingram is back in form which can be very crucial in this game.
Rashid Khan is the most effective bowler of the tournament with 7 wickets at an economy of 4.68.
Wes Agar replaces Peter Siddle in 13 men squad
Melbourne Renegades slipped to 6th position in this tournament, equivalent points to Adelaide but poor net run rate.
Dane Christian and Mohammad Nabi again need to show their T20 experience to win this contest. Two youngsters Sam Harper and Mackenzie Harvey have made contributions in bits and pieces, but they’ll require more from them to get back in this competition.
Joe Mennie has been included in the Renegades BBL squad in place of Andrew Fekete.
Head To Head
Match Played: 9
Adelaide Strikers: 5 Won
Melbourne Renegades: 4 Won
Adelaide Strikers: Alex Carey, Jake Weatherald, Colin Ingram, Jonathan Wells, Jake Lehmann, Matthew Short, Michael Nesser, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Billy Stanlake, Cameron Valente.
Melbourne Renegades: Sam Harper, Tom Cooper, Mackenzie Harvey, Cameron White, Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Beau Webster, Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Usman Khan.
PlayerzPot Prediction: Adelaide Strikers have a stronger side and will be likely to win the match against the side which they lost in their previous head to head encounter.