MLR vs BH Match Preview

With the addition of Quinton de Kock as an opener, the Renegades are hoping for a strong start in this match. Joining him at the top of the order is Joe Clarke. The middle order boasts talented batsmen like Aaron Finch and Jake Fraser-McGurk, who played an impressive innings of 48 runs off just 24 deliveries against Sydney.

Fraser-McGurk will be a key player in this match.

The team also benefits from the all-round abilities of Tom Rogers and Will Sutherland, who provide depth to the batting lineup. In terms of bowling, Peter Siddle and Kane Richardson are expected to lead the attack with the new ball, while Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Adam Zampa bring their spin expertise to the team. 

Brisbane Heat has been successful in winning 2 out of their 3 matches played so far, with one match being abandoned due to rain. As a result, the team currently holds the top position on the points table, accumulating a total of 5 points.

Colin Munro has showcased exceptional batting skills and has emerged as the leading run-scorer of the tournament, accumulating an impressive total of 145 runs. He will be opening the batting alongside Josh Brown. In the middle order, Sam Billings will play a crucial role as a key batsman, supported by Matt Renshaw and Nathan McSweeney.

In the previous match, Xavier Bartlett displayed an outstanding performance by taking 3 wickets. He shares the position of the highest wicket-taker of the tournament with Mitchell Swepson. Bartlett will receive support from Spencer Johnson and Michael Neser in the seam department, while Swepson will lead the spin department alongside Matthew Kuhnemann.



Weather Report

The weather is likely to be cloudy but there is no forecast of rain. The temperature will be between 18 to 23 degrees Celsius. 

Pitch Report

The Docklands Stadium boasts a pitch that offers a harmonious balance, promising an enthralling battle between the bat and the ball. Initially, the seamers will benefit from the new ball, causing movement and requiring cautiousness from the batsmen during the Powerplay.

However, as the ball ages and loses its hardness, the batsmen will find it more convenient to execute their shots. A score of approximately 165 should be considered a benchmark on this particular ground. Although the spinners will encounter limited assistance, they must maintain discipline in terms of their line and length.

Notable stats

Kane Richardson: Consistent Wicket Taker

Kane Richardson is the leading wicket-taker for the Melbourne Renegades in BBL. He has picked up 93 wickets in 66 innings at an average of 21.17 and a bowling strike rate of 16.37.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


MLR vs BH Probable 11

MLR Playing 11

  • Quinton de Kock (Wk)
  • Joe Clarke
  • Jake Fraser-McGurk
  • Nic Maddinson (C)
  • Aaron Finch
  • Jonathan Wells
  • Will Sutherland
  • Tom Rogers
  • Kane Richardson
  • Peter Siddle
  • Mujeen Ur Rahman

BH Playing 11

  • Colin Munro (C)
  • Josh Brown
  • Nathan McSweeney
  • Matt Renshaw
  • Sam Billings (Wk)
  • Paul Walter
  • Michael Neser
  • Xavier Bartlett
  • Spencer Johnson
  • Matthew Kuhnemann
  • Mitchell Swepson
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

We are backing the Brisbane Heat to win this match. They are in good form this season and are likely to continue with the winning momentum. Their seam attack is particularly strong and well-poised to take advantage of the conditions at the Docklands Stadium. On the other hand, the Renegades are yet to perform to their full potential. 


Top Picks

Aaron Finch: Aaron Finch is the second-highest run-scorer in the history of BBL. He has scored 3278 runs at an average of 35.24 and a strike rate of 131.85.

Colin Munro: Munro is the leading run-scorer of this season. He has scored 145 runs at a strike rate of 154.25.

Xavier Bartlett: Bartlett is the leading wicket-taker of this tournament. He has picked up 5 wickets at an average of 8.60 and a strike rate of 8.40. 


MLR vs BH Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: Q de Kock, S Billings

Batters: A Finch, C Munro (C), J Fraser-McGurk

All-rounders: M Neser, W Sutherland (VC), P Walter

Bowlers: K Richardson, M Swepson, X Bartlett

MLR vs BH Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction