REN vs THU BBL Prediction 18 Dec 2022

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Renegades vs Sydney Thunder

Big Bash League

Sydney Thunder
  • Date: 2022-12-18
  • Start Time: 13:45
  • Location: Marvel Stadium, Australia
  • Tournament: Big Bash League
  • Format: Big Bash League
  • Prediction By: Malcolm Richards

Betting Overview

  • Prediction:
    Renegades to Win
  • Best Odds:
    Renegades: 1.73
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The new season of Australia’s own T20 cricket league, Big Bash League 2022-23, has begun and it is now time for the seventh fixture between Renegades and Sydney Thunder. Both teams are coming after scoring a win in their first game in the tournament.

  • Renegades have good depth in their batting lineup
  • Sydney Thunder witnessed a low-scoring affair in their last game
  • Both the teams will be high on confidence as they have started the tournament with a win

REN vs THU – BBL – Venue Details

Venue: Marvel Stadium, Australia

Date: 18th December 2022

Time: 1.45 PM (IST)

REN vs THU – BBL – Venue Details


The Renegades had a disastrous season last year as they finished last in the BBL point table with three wins and 10 losses overall. It was a nightmare for the whole team and the franchise would like to change things in the new season. They have started their new season of BBL with a win against Brisbane Heat and will be confident enough for their next game.

Nic Maddinson gave a good start to the team by scoring 87 runs on 49 balls at a strike rate of 177.55. Andre Russell also contributed at the lower end with his brilliant strike rate of 125 and 35 runs. Aaron Finch is still struggling to contribute and the whole middle order collapsed which came out as a shock for the whole team.

At the bowling front, the Renegades have Akeal Hosien, who picked up 3 wickets in four overs at an economy of 3.75. Mujeeb Ur Rehman turned out to be a costly affair but he is expected to bounce back in the next game.

Sydney Thunder

Sydney Thunder has started their new season of the Big Bash League with a win against Melbourne Stars. It was a low-scoring game where both teams struggled to make an impact with the bat. Sydney Thunder will have to work hard on their batting lineup to make sure they score another win.

Bowlers from Sydney Thunder displayed a brilliant performance as they completely thrashed the opposition. Gurinder Sandhu, Fazalhaq Farooq, and Daniel Sams picked up two wickets each and helped their team to dominate the game.

The batters of Sydney Thunder disappointed the audience with their poor performance. There was no strong partnership and it was purely by luck that the Sydney Thunder won their first game.

REN vs THU – BBL – Probable Playing XI

Renegades: Aaron Finch, Will Sutherland, Jonathan Wells, Jake Fraser McGurk, Kane Richardson, Nic Maddinson, Akeal Hosein, Thomas Rogers, Sam Harper, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Andre Russell

Sydney Thunder: Matthew Gilkes (wk), Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, Jason Sangha (c), Daniel Sams, Alex Ross, Oliver Davies, Chris Green, Gurinder Sandhu, Brendan Doggett, Fazalhaq Farooqi

REN vs THU – BBL – Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

Marvel Stadium is known for its support of the batting side. The pitch has a good bounce and the ball comes on the bat. The toss-winning team should opt to bowl first as the chase will be much easier.

REN vs THU – BBL – Match Prediction

Our experts believe that the Renegades will have an upper hand in the upcoming fixture. They have good depth in their batting lineup and their bowling also looks good. Sydney Thunder is lacking when it comes to their batting depth and will suffer against the Renegades.