Date: January 19, 2023
Time: 1:45 PM IST
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
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A desperate Sydney Thunder will take on Melbourne Renegades at Manuka Oval on Thursday. While Thunder are on a 3-match losing streak, Renegades are coming in this game with a winning momentum. The Aaron Finch-led side is currently on third spot. While Thunder are struggling at 6th in points table.
Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Match Prediction
Sydney Thunder have managed to win the toss only once in their last 3 encounters. Meanwhile, Renegades have called the toss right twice in their last 3 matches. Also, in the first leg of the clash, Renegades had won the toss. Picking the Reds to win it again.
Thunder has more losses than wins this season. The side is almost out of contention for the knockout stages. With just three fixtures to go in the group stage, Thunder will need to win all games with good margin and hope for other results to go in their favour. Meanwhile, Renegades just need to their remaining matches to book a place in final four. With the kind of form both teams are in, picking Renegades to win.
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Predicted powerplay score and average first innings total
There is a true bounce on Manuka Oval , and the batters will enjoy that. The outfield of this ground is quite fast which means batters will get full value for their shorts. The average first innings total here is 159. The powerplay is expected to be around 32-42.
| Melbourne Renegades |
Winner of the match
| 1.76 || 1.93 |
Team to win the toss
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