Sydney Thunder And Melbourne Renegades face off each other in match 47 of the ongoing BBL 2022-23 season. The final will be played on February 4, Sunday. Melbourne are placed third on the points while Sydney are sixth. Perth Scorchers are leading the points table with 18 points from 12 games.
Alex Hales and Rilee Rossouw are the key batters in the side. David Warner too is a part of the side and is back after his international commitments with Australia. They have a slightly weaker bowling attack with no reputed overseas bowler in the squad. Sydney Thunder is being led by Chris Green another Australia all-rounder.
Aaron Finch is leading the Melbourne Renegades. They have an equally potent batting lineup with Martin Guptill at the top. Tom Rogers, Jonathan Wells and Finch will bat in the midde-order. Kane Richardson and Fawad Ahmed form the key bowlers.
Sydney are on a three-match losing streak in the ongoing season. They lost by seven wickets to Sydney Sixers, by nine wickets to Perth Scorchers and by five wickets to Hobart Hurricanes.
Melbourne have won six games and lost five so far. Though they are placed third on the table, Melbourne are yet to win a consistent run. They have won thrice in a row and also have lost three matches on the bounce. They won their previous game against Melbourne Stars.
Recent Venue Records (Manuka Oval, Canberra)
STATS – T20
Total matches 17
Matches won batting first 8
Matches won bowling first 6
Average 1st Inns scores 147
Average 2nd Inns scores 119
Highest total recorded 195/3 (20 Ov) by RSAW vs THAIW
Lowest total recorded 82/10 (19.1 Ov) by THAIW vs RSAW
Highest score chased 151/3 (18.3 Ov) by AUS vs PAK
Lowest score defended 144/10 (19.5 Ov) by ENGW vs AUSW
Who Will Score Most Runs For Sydney Thunder: Alex Hales / Rilee Rossouw
Who Will Take Most Wickets For Sydney Thunder: Daniel Sams / Chris Green
Who Will Score Most Runs For Melbourne Renegades: Aaron Finch / Martin Guptill
Who Will Take Most Wickets For Melbourne Renegades: Kane Richardson / Fawad Ahmed
THU vs REN Prediction- Who Will Win Today BBL Match? BBL 2022-23, Match 47
Melbourne beat Sydney earlier in the season by four wickets and are expected to win this match as well. The Renegades to win the game.