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Australia T20 League 52nd Match Prediction: Sydney Sixers vs. Melbourne Renegades

The 52nd fixture of Australia T20 League will see Sydney Sixers confronting their rivals Melbourne Renegades on 25 January. The match will begin at 10:10 AM at Sydney Cricket Ground. Both the franchises are at two extreme ends on the leaderboard. While Sydney Sixers poised at second spot with eight wins out of 13 matches they have played so far, Renegades are rooted at the last position (eighth) with 2 wins out of 12 matches. If Sydney Sixers win this face-off, then it will their third consecutive victory in the last three matches.

Sydney Sixers have performed exceedingly well in this season and earned 17 points so far. With the likes of skipper Moises Henriques, Philippe and Daniel Hughes, the Sixers are likely to propel a solid start in this game. Among the bowlers, Tom Curran, Nathan Lyon and Ben Dwarshuis will bolster the unit.

Melbourne Renegades are in desperate need of a win, saving grace and stepping up on the points table. The stellar batting efforts from Shaun Marsh and Beau Webster will help the team post competitive target. Renegades’ bowling attack will be steered by bowlers Cameron Boyce and Richard Gleeson.

Pitch Report & Weather Conditions 

The pitch will support batsmen and since both teams have many hard-hitters, it will be neck-to-neck encounter. Batting first would a better choice as the pitch gets little slow in the second half. 

The weather will hover around 25 degree Celsius and rain will play a spoilsport as there is 405 chance of precipitation.

Probable Playing XI

Sydney Sixers

Moises Henriques (c), Josh Philippe (wk), James Vince, Daniel Hughes, Steve Smith, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve OKeefe, Justin Avendano, Nathan Lyon, Jackson Bird.

Melbourne Renegades

Aaron Finch (c), Sam Harper (wk), Shaun Marsh, Marcus Harris, Beau Webster, Tom Cooper, Daniel Christian, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Richard Gleeson/Joe Mennie, Harry Gurney


Key Players

Sydney Sixers

Moises Henriques

Steve Smith

Melbourne Renegades

Shaun Marsh 

Marcus Harris


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