BBL 2018/19, Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Renegades: Preview and Predicted Playing XIs

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Brisbane Heat is set to host the Melbourne Renegades in the 26th game of the Big Bash League at the Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday, January 10.


  • The Renegades are currently fifth in the BBL 2018-19 standings with three wins and three losses from six league matches.
  • Aron Finch won't be part of the squad in upcoming fixtures due to national duty.
  • Sam Harper, Daniel Christian, and Mohammad Nabi are the Renegades' best batsmen with 127, 125 and 125 runs in six games respectively.
  • Kane Richardson has been the pick of the bowlers with 11 wickets in six games.
  • Chris Lynn has been in terrific touch in recent games with respective scores of 84, 33, and 54 and he is going to be the real threat for the Melbourne Renegades.
  • Brendon McCullum to seems to found his form in the previous game against Sydney Thunder.
  • Both James Pattinson and off-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman have taken four wickets apiece this BBL and they will mostly depend on these two to get breakthroughs at regular intervals.

Probable XI:

Brisbane Heat: 

Chris Lynn (C), Matt Renshaw, Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Jimmy Peirson, James Pattinson, Brendan Doggett, Mitchell Swepson, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Max Bryant, and Brendon McCullum

Melbourne Renegades:

Tom Cooper (C), Mohammad Nabi, Daniel Christian, Beau Webster, Jack Wildermuth, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Usman Khan, Marcus Harris, Mackenzie Harvey, and Sam Harper.



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