|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Melbourne Renegades
||vs|| Brisbane Heat
ScheduleTuesday, 13 January 2015 at 08:40 GMT / 08:40 UK / 14:10 IST
VenueDockland Stadium, Melbourne
Melbourne Renegades faced their fourth defeat of the Big Bash League, 2014-15, when they were beaten by their city mates, Melbourne Stars, with a difference of three wickets. They have played six games, managed two victories and held two points at a net run rate of -0.612. Brisbane Heat were thrown out of the match for the fifth time as Sydney Sixers outplayed them by a margin of six wickets. The former is placed at the bottom with two mere points and registered a run rate of -1.214 and will face Melbourne Renegades in the next game.
Matthew Wade punched 71 runs for Melbourne Renegades in their previous game and Tom Beaton scored 34. Callum Ferguson, Aaron Finch and Ben Stokes are the batsmen among runs while their bowling revolves around James Pattinson, Peter Siddle, Shakib Al Hasan and Fawad Ahmed.
Peter Forrest smashed unbeaten 62 for Brisbane Heat vs. Sydney Sixers and Andrew Flintoff chipped in with 46 while top four batsmen did not touch the double figures. Nathan Reardon, Chris Lynn and Jimmy Peirson have scored most of the runs for their side. Ryan Duffield, Cameron Gannon, James Hopes and Andrew Flintoff are trying hard with the ball.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @ 08:40 GMT, 19:40 local at Dockland Stadium, Melbourne.
Prediction of rain with the temperatures around 18-23ᵒC.
Both sides can prefer to bat after winning the toss.
The strip has proved vital for the bowlers and Melbourne Renegades registered lowest total of the event when their innings was squeezed for 57 runs vs. Melbourne Stars.
Melbourne Renegades – Aaron Finch (C), Matthew Wade, Ben Stokes, Callum Ferguson, Shakib Al Hasan, Tom Beaten, Ben Rohrer, Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, Nathan Rimmington, Fawad Ahmed, Peter Siddle.
Brisbane Heat – James Hopes (C), Jimmy Peirson, Peter Forrest, Chris Lynn, Daniel Christian, Ben Cutting, Nathan Reardon, Andrew Flintoff, Jason Folors, Ryan Duffield, Cameron Gannon..
Melbourne Renegades can win the forthcoming encounter.