STA vs REN Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Today's Playing 11 and Pitch Report for BBL 2023, Match 23

Explore the Dream11 Team for the Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades match, including head-to-head records, potential playing 11, and choices for captain and vice-captain exclusively on for today's BBL 2023, match 23.

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Melbourne Stars (STA) will be up against the Melbourne Renegades (REN) in the 23rd match of the KFC Big Bash League 2023-24 in the heart of their city at the legendary Melbourne Cricket Ground. The Stars, with their star-studded lineup, have been sizzling hot lately. T

They've notched up 3 wins in their last 6 matches, propelling them into a comfortable 4th place in the points table. The Renegades, on the other hand, are having a slightly trickier season. With just 1 win out of 6, they're currently fighting their way back from 7th position.

But the Renegades are underdogs with a fighting spirit and they will come out to change their luck and get back to winning ways. The atmosphere at the MCG promises to be electric, with die-hard fans of both teams roaring their hearts out.

Match Details

Match:  Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades (STA vs REN)

League:  KFC Big Bash League 2023-24

Date:     Tuesday, 2nd January 2024

Time:    01:45 PM (IST)

Pitch and Playing Conditions

This is a sporting pitch with something for both the bowlers and batters. The wicket will have good pace and movement for the bowlers whereas the batters who will apply themselves and play the ball on its merit can score good runs on this pitch.

This pitch has witnessed 27 matches, with the team batting first securing victory in 11 instances, while the team bowling first has emerged victorious in 15 matches. The average score recorded on this pitch is 141. Opting to bat after winning the toss appears to be the favourable choice.

The weather conditions in Melbourne, US indicate mist, with an anticipated temperature of around 10°C on the match day. The humidity is expected to be 93%, accompanied by a wind speed of 4.1 km/h, and the visibility extends to 5 km. Fortunately, there are no predictions of precipitation during the game.

Probable Playing XI

Melbourne Stars

Thomas Rogers, Sam Harper (wk), Joe Burns, Glenn Maxwell (c), Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Liam Dawson, Usama Mir, Joel Paris, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Olly Stone 

Melbourne Renegades

Quinton de Kock (wk), Nic Maddinson, W Sutherland, Adam Zampa, Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Jonathan Wells, Kane Richardson, Joe Clerk, Peter Siddle, Mujeeb ur Rahman

Grand League Team


Wicketkeepers: Quinton de Kock(C)

Batters: J-Fraser McGurk, Hilton Cartwright(VC), Shaun Marsh

All-Rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Beau Webster, Will Sutherland, Marcus Stoinis

Bowlers: Adam Zampa, Haris Rauf


Head-to-Head Team


Wicketkeepers: Quinton de Kock(C)

Batters: J-Fraser McGurk, Hilton Cartwright, Shaun Marsh

All-Rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Beau Webster, Will Sutherland(VC), Marcus Stoinis

Bowlers: Adam Zampa, Haris Rauf

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