It’s time for the 36th match of the Big Bash League. Despite being a relatively formal match, our enthusiasm as ardent sports enthusiasts remains high. The Melbourne Renegades currently find themselves at the bottom of the points table and have been eliminated from the league. Nevertheless, they must fulfill their commitments, providing us with an opportunity to indulge in our love for cricket by watching this match. Are you prepared to appreciate some cricket skills without any specific expectations? Explore this blog to learn everything about the match and stay connected with & for timely sports updates.

Details of the match:

Name of the teams:

Melbourne Renegades & Melbourne Stars

Date & Time:

The match will be played on 13/1/2024 at 08:30 AM GMT / 07:30 PM (local)


The venue of the match is Docklands Stadium, Melbourne

Pitch report:

The track at the Docklands Stadium in Melbourne is conducive for both batsmen and bowlers. However, statistics reveal that the majority of matches have been won by teams batting second. In this edition of the BBL, the average first-innings score stands at 162. Therefore, the captain winning the toss is likely to prefer fielding first.

Weather report:

As per the forecast, expect a maximum temperature of approximately 22 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 15 degrees Celsius. The precipitation is anticipated to be 5%, with humidity at 68% and a wind speed of 24 km/hr. The weather is expected to be cloudy on the day of the match.

REN vs STA Predicted Playing XI

Melbourne Renegades (REN):

Jake Fraser-McGurk, Jordan Cox, Jonathan Well, Will Sutherland (C), Scott Edwards (WK), Ruwantha Kellepotha, Tom Rogers, Fergus O’Neill, Adam Zampa, Peter Siddle, Shaun Marsh.

Melbourne Stars (STA):

Daniel Lawrence, Beau Webster, Glenn Maxwell (C), Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Sam Harper (WK), Imad Wasim, Jonathan Merlo, Joel Paris, Scott Boland, Thomas Rogers.

Head-to-head stats:

Total matches: 25
Melbourne Renegades won: 9
Melbourne Stars won: 16

Our prediction & analysis:

According to our sports experts, the Melbourne Stars are predicted to emerge victorious in this match. Glenn Maxwell’s team has experienced four wins and four losses in the eight games played so far. However, given that both teams have struggled, and one is already out of the league, expectations for a thrilling match are limited.

Final words:

Our prediction foresees a victory for the Melbourne Stars in this match. Tune in to watch the game and stay connected with & for comprehensive sports news coverage.