Sixers vs Renegades Dream11 Prediction: The BBL 13 gets underway on Thursday, December 7. The second match of the Big Bash League 2023–24 season will be played between Moises Henriques’ Sydney Sixers and the Melbourne Renegades, who are led by Nic Maddinson.
Sixers vs Renegades Dream11 Prediction: BBL 2023-24
Last season, the Sixers finished second on the points table but failed to reach the final, losing to Brisbane in the Challenger match. The Renegades finished third last season and were also knocked out by Brisbane.
Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades team news
England leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed of his BBL 13 commitments with the Sydney Sixers after being called up for England’s white-ball matches against the West Indies. Hence, the Sixers have roped in Afghanistan legspinner Izharulhaq Naveed, who made his BBL debut last season, picking 9 wickets in 9 games with an impressive economy of 7.3.
Further, interestingly, veteran off-spinner Nathan Lyon has left the Sydney Sixers team and joined the Melbourne Renegades, and he will be up against his former team at the SCG. Along with Lyon, Steve Smith, who smashed two centuries last season for the Sixers, is available only for this first match before they leave for the Test matches.
Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades Date and time
The Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades match will take place on Friday, December 8, at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney at 0:15 PM local time, which is 1.45 PM IST.
BBL Match 2 Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades Prediction Probable 11s
Sydney Sixers predicted XI
Kurtis Patterson, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques (c), Daniel Hughes, Jordan Silk, Tom Curran, Hayden Kerr, Sean Abbott, Jackson Bird, Izharulhaq Naveed, Steve O’Keefe
Melbourne Renegades predicted XI
Quinton de Kock (wk), Nic Maddinson (c), Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Jake Fraser-McGurk, MacKenzie Harvey, Jon Wells, Will Sutherland, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa, Peter Siddle
Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades Pitch and weather report
The surface at the SCG offers some new ball movement to the pacers and some turn for finger spinners. But largely, it is a highly batting-friendly surface in Sydney.
Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades Dream 11 Captaincy Prediction
There is no better Dream 11 captaincy choice in this game than Quinton de Kock. The left-hander was in great form during the World Cup and will give you additional wicket-keeping points.
Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades Prediction: Who will win today’s BBL Match 2
For the Sixers vs Renegades Dream11 Prediction, we predict that the Sydney Sixers will start their campaign with a win over the Melbourne Renegades in Match number 2 of the BBL 2023.