|Big Bash 2014-15|
| Melbourne Renegades
||vs|| Adelaide Strikers
ScheduleMonday, 19 January 2015 at 08:40 GMT / 08:40 UK / 14:10 IST
VenueDockland Stadium, Melbourne
Adelaide Strikers continued their journey towards prosperity while winning against Sydney Sixers by a margin of 23 runs. They have played seven games, clinched five, lost two, attained 11 points at a best run rate of +1.172 in the Big Bash League, 2014-15. Melbourne Renegades grabbed their previous match vs. Brisbane Heat by a hefty margin of five wickets, registered six points with a net run rate of -0.223. Adelaide Strikers can strengthen their position on the table whereas Melbourne Renegades can become one among the four best teams of the event by adding two points to their credit.
Tom Beaton and Ben Rohrer were the top scorers for Melbourne Renegades vs. Brisbane Heat in a low scoring match while Matthew Wade, Callum Ferguson and Ben Stokes have demonstrated useful knocks. Shakib Al Hasan was the star performer with the ball with four wickets, James Pattinson held two as Peter Siddle, Fawad Ahmed and Nathan Rimmington are assisting them nicely.
Craig Simmons, Johan Botha, Tim Ludeman and Ryan ten Doeschate were the main scorers for Adelaide Strikers against Sydney Sixers while Travis Head and Jono Dean are among runs. Johan Botha, Kane Richardson and Shaun Tait shared two wickets each whereas Ben Laughlin and Shaun Tait have bowled excellently in the tournament.
Monday, January 19, 2015 @ 08:40 GMT, 19:40 local at Dockland Stadium, Melbourne.
A mixture of sun and clouds with the temperatures around 12-24ᵒC.
Melbourne Renegades have preferred to chase most of the times and Adelaide Strikers can opt to bat after winning the toss.
The surface has assisted bowlers in the previous encounters and the batsmen were found struggling.
Melbourne Renegades – Ben Rohrer (C), Matthew Wade, Alex Doolan, Ben Stokes, Callum Ferguson, Shakib Al Hasan, Tom Beaten, Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, Nathan Rimmington, Fawad Ahmed.
Adelaide Strikers – Johan Botha (C), Craig Simmons, Tim Ludeman, Jono Dean, Travis Head, Ryan ten Doeschate, Kane Richardson, Alex Ross, Adam Zampa, Ben Laughlin, Shaun Tait.
Adelaide Strikers will be the favourites to win the game.