Venue: Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
The surface at Melbourne Cricket Ground will not be an easy one for the batters as bowlers will get a lot of bounce.
The batters need to apply themselves well if they want to add key run . . .
Match Preview: Melbourne Stars are placed at the 8th spot in the Big Bash League 2022-23 points table with 2 wins and 7 losses from their 9 matches of the league. The team has 4 points.
Joe Clarke is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Stars with 232 runs at a strike rate of 134. He has struck 9 sixes and 20 fours. Beau Webster has also made 152 runs at a strike rate of 123.
Luke Wood has been the best bowler for Melbourne Stars and has picked up 11 wickets while bowling at an average of 18 and an economy rate of 8.81.
Melbourne Renegades are placed at the 5th spot in the Big Bash League 2022-23 points table with 5 wins and 5 losses from their 10 matches of the league. The team has 10 points.
Aaron Finch is the top run-scorer for Melbourne Renegades with 236 runs at a strike rate of 112. He has struck 6 sixes and 20 fours. Nic Maddinson has also made 129 runs at a strike rate of 131.
Akeal Hosein has been the best bowler for Melbourne Renegades and has picked up 12 wickets while bowling at an average of 12 and an economy rate of 6.29.
Martin Guptill, Marcus Harris, Sam Harper (wk), Aaron Finch (c), Jonathan Wells, Matthew Critchley, Will Sutherland, Ruwantha Kellepotha, Tom Rogers, Kane Richardson, David Moody
Joe Clarke (wk), Thomas Rogers, Hilton Cartwright, Beau Webster, Nick Larkin, James Seymour, Clint Hinchliffe, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Luke Wood, Liam Hatcher, Adam Zampa (c)