Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 22: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder – Stats Preview
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Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 22: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder – Stats Preview

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On Friday (1st January 2021), Melbourne Renegades will play against Sydney Thunder at Carrara Oval during the 22nd match of the Big Bash League 2020/21 (BBL 10).

Both teams will play their sixth match of this season. Sydney Thunder are currently in the second position in the BBL 2020/21 points table with 15 points (4 wins and 1 lose). On the other hand, struggling Melbourne Renegades are standing in the eighth or last position in the same points table with 4 points (1 win and 4 loses).

Big Bash League 2020-21 (BBL 10), Match 22: Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder (REN vs THU) – Stats Preview

Teams’ Stats

Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder (REN vs THU) – Head-to-Head Stats

Stats Matches REN Won THU Won Tied (W/L) No Result
Overall 12 9 3 0 (0/0) 0
At Carrara Oval
In last 5 matches 5 3 2 0 (0/0) 0
In BBL 09 2 1 1 0 (0/0) 0

In BBL 10

  • Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Thunder met for the first time this season on 26th December during the 14th match of this tournament at Canberra. In that game, Thunder claimed their record margin victory by 129 runs. While they scored 209/8 (20 overs) in the first batting, Renegades were bundled out for just 80 runs.

Records at Carrara Oval

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
REN 1 0 1 0 (0/0) 0
THU 1 0 1 0 (0/0) 0

 

Important stats between Melbourne Renegades vs Sydney Thunder (REN vs THU)

(Teams’ Stats)

Stats REN (vs THU) THU (vs REN)
Highest total 189/6 (20 overs) at Canberra on 24th January 2018 209/8 (20 overs) at Canberra on 26th December 2020
Lowest completed total 80 (12.2 overs) at Canberra on 26th December 2020 113 (19.1 overs) at Melbourne (Docklands) on 30th January 2019
Largest victory (by runs) 49 runs at Melbourne (Docklands) on 22nd December 2016 129 runs at Canberra on 26th December 2020
Largest victory (by wickets) 8 wickets at Melbourne (Docklands) on 30th December 2014 9 wickets at Melbourne (Docklands) on 14th January 2014

(Top players’ stats)

Stats REN (vs THU) THU (vs REN)
Highest individual score 64 by Marcus Harris at Canberra on 24th January 2018 75 by Chris Gayle at Sydney on 30th December 2011
Best bowling figures 4/22 by Kane Richardson at Canberra on 24th January 2018 4/14 by Tanveer Sangha at Canberra on 26th December 2020
Most runs scored 296 runs by Aaron Finch 244 runs by Usman Khawaja
Most wickets 11 wickets by Kane Richardson 8 wickets by Gurinder Sandhu

 

Players’ Stats

(Melbourne Renegades)

Shaun Marsh – 200 T20 sixes

Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunder, Stats, BBL 2020
Shaun Marsh (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) The left-handed batsman Shaun Marsh (198 sixes) is two sixes away to complete his 200 T20 sixes.

(Sydney Thunder)

Chris Green – 100th T20 match

Chris Green, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunder, Stats, BBL 2020
Chris Green (Credits: Twitter)

i) Chris Green will play his 100th match in T20 career.

Adam Milne – 100th T20 match

Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunder, Stats, BBL 2020
Adam Milne (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) New Zealand cricketer Adam Milne has also played 99 T20 matches. So, the upcoming game will be his 100th T20 match.

Usman Khawaja – 2nd most-capped for Thunder

Usman Khawaja, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunder, Stats, BBL 2020
Usman Khawaja (Image Credit: Getty Images)

i) It will be 48th match for Usman Khawaja for Sydney Thunder. Surpassing Gurinder Sandhu (47 matches), Khawaja will become the second most-capped player for Thunder. Only Chris Green is ahead of them in this list with 53 T20 appearances for this team.

– 1st to score 1500 runs for Thunder

i) Sydney Thunder’s leading run-scorer Usman Khawaja has scored 1496 runs for this team. He is four runs away to become the first batsman to score 1500 T20 runs for Thunder.