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BBL 2023-24, STA vs REN | Strategic Corner - Can Stars Maintain Their Hat-Trick of Wins Against Renegades?

Sai ∙ 1 Jan 2024

BBL 2023-24, STA vs REN | Strategic Corner - Can Stars Maintain Their Hat-Trick of Wins Against Renegades?

Melbourne Stars have successfully navigated their way through a slow start in the tournament, gaining momentum with three consecutive victories.

BBL 2023-24, REN vs STR | Impact Performer - Jake Fraser-McGurk

Sai ∙ 30 Dec 2023

BBL 2023-24, REN vs STR | Impact Performer - Jake Fraser-McGurk

The Melbourne Renegades had reasons to rejoice as they clinched their maiden victory in the ongoing Big Bash League campaign.

How Did Virat Kohli Inspire 21-Year-Old Australian Cricketer To Hit Fastest Century In Professional Cricket

Muskaan Bhatt ∙ 7 Dec 2023

How Did Virat Kohli Inspire 21-Year-Old Australian Cricketer To Hit Fastest Century In Professional Cricket

Fraser-McGurk, in a recent interview, revealed a pivotal change in his approach, drawing inspiration from none other than Indian cricket maestro Virat Kohli.

Jake Fraser-McGurk Breaks AB De Villiers' 31-Ball Hundred Record

Kashish Chadha ∙ 8 Oct 2023

Jake Fraser-McGurk Breaks AB De Villiers' 31-Ball Hundred Record

The young South Australian opener shattered a record held until Sunday by the legendary South African batter. He smashed 125 off just 38 deliveries in a breath-taking attacking display.

Watch | Melbourne Renegades’ Jake Fraser-McGurk plucks a blinder on the boundary in BBL 11

Abhishek Singh ∙ 7 Dec 2021

Watch | Melbourne Renegades’ Jake Fraser-McGurk plucks a blinder on the boundary in BBL 11

The Big Bash League is known for its unbelievably stupendous catches and over the years has built a cult fan following among cricket lovers for its insane fielding standards. Just on the third day of the 11th season of the league, it showed exactly why the fielding in the Australian premier domestic T20 tournament is rated so highly. Jake Fraser-McGurk of the Melbourne Renegades picked up a blinder at the mid-wicket boundary against Adelaide Strikers in the third match being played between the two sides at Docklands Stadium in Melbourne. Fraser-McGurk’s catch in which he jumped backwards and grabbed the ball which was almost into the boundary, headed for six, dismissed Jake Weatherald, the Strikers opener who was striking it real hard. Zahir Khan, the Afghan chinaman bowler picked up his second wicket courtesy of this catch. As far as the game is concerned, Strikers were 100/4 chasing 154 with two new men in Ryan Gibson and Daniel Drew at the crease. They needed 54 to win from 37 balls.

BBL10 | Preview: Heat up against party spoilers Renegades to save their campaign

Abhishek Singh ∙ 22 Jan 2021

BBL10 | Preview: Heat up against party spoilers Renegades to save their campaign

Brisbane Heat after being humiliated by the Adelaide Strikers in their most important game of the season would now be up against a Melbourne Renegades side that defeated Stars in their last game to make sure that everyone notices their potential. It would be a tough game for the Heat as the Renegades team has nothing to lose, but the Blue Brigades are still in with a chance if they are able to win both of their remaining games and certain results of other teams, go their way. Heat bank on world-class batting lineup Chris Lynn the skipper Darren Lehmann the coach of the Heat would bank on their strong batting lineup to deliver at the time of crisis which they were unable to do in the last game. The likes of Joe Burns, Joe Denly, and Marnus Labuschagne alongside the captain Lynn are more than enough to send jitters down any bowling lineup. There however needs to be a change as to how things should go as too many similar kinds of batsmen are batting in the same team. Any one of the three among Marnus, Denly, and Burns would have to attack from the word as the team can’t afford to go into a shell as and when Lynn goes out. All-rounders like Lewis Gregory, Jack Wildermuth, and James Bazley also need to show character and stand for the team with both the bat and the ball to get a win and try to keep the campaign going. Renegades would like the young guns to keep going While all the experience guns of Renegades be it, Shaun Marsh, Riley Russow, or even skipper Aaron Finch hasn’t really been able to get going in this tournament, youngsters like Mackenzie Harvey, Peter Hatzoglou, Jack Prestwidge along with Jake Fraser-McGurk have really shown the world what they are made up of. It is these guys only who would be up against an experienced Heat lineup and try and execute their skills. They become even more dangerous because they don’t come with any baggage to prove to anyone and hence express themselves freely. Renegades vs Heat: Match Details Match Number- 49 Date and Time- Jan 22, 2021, 10:35:00 am IST, 04:05pm Local, 05.05 am GMT Venue- Dockland, Melbourne Broadcast- Sony LIV, Sony Sports Network Pitch Report In the two games that have so far been played at the docklands, it has been seen that the pitch is good for a batsman who gets his eye in and not for someone who starts hitting from the first ball without getting hang of the line and length and the pace of the wicket. It has so far produced two very good encounters so far and the same thing is expected from it going forward. Weather and Bat Flip The weather of Melbourne for tomorrow is going to be a bit cloudy and with the pitch so far assisting swing it would be a good wicket to bowl on early on and then it is going to get better with time. Hence the team winning the toss would look to field first. Renegades Strongest XI Aaron Finch (c), Shaun Marsh, Sam Harper (wk), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Jack Prestwidge, Josh Lalor, Zak Evans, Peter Hatzoglou Heat Strongest XI Joe Burns, Chris Lynn (c), Joe Denly, Marnus Labuschagne, Lewis Gregory, Jimmy Peirson (wk), Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Xavier Bartlett, Mitchell Swepson, James Bazley

BBL10 | Match Preview: Rejuvenated Stars face down and out Renegades in Melbourne Derby

Abhishek Singh ∙ 16 Jan 2021

BBL10 | Match Preview: Rejuvenated Stars face down and out Renegades in Melbourne Derby

A rejuvenated Melbourne Stars after their huge victory over the Adelaide Strikers on their coming to the MCG would be up against their cross-town rivals Renegades in what could be another walk in the park for Glenn Maxwell’s men, considering the form of the Aaron Finch led side in this edition of the Big Bash League. This game at the MCG would also be an opportunity for the Stars to make their way into the top four of the Points Table once again and thereby making their contention for a playoff spot even stronger. In-form batsmen biggest asset for Stars Andre Fletcher, who had been persisted with by the Stars for nine games without him actually getting into the act and giving the starts that the team needed from an opener, finally hit the best knock (89 not out off 49 balls) of his small career and won a much-needed game for the Men in Green. It is his form and that of the skipper Maxwell which going to be crucial for the Stars, not only in this game but for the remaining part of the tournament, as the Stars’ bowlers haven’t really got going, apart from the last game, where Strikers’ actually threw much of their wickets away in pressure. Along with them, Hilton Cartwright hitting clean sixes was also a good sign for the Stars. Cartwright, Marcus Stoinins, and Nic Maddinson would also be required to showcase their skills with the willow if the Stars want to go all the way. In this match, the batting would have to get a notch better also because they don't have the express Haris Rauf in the side as the Pakistani has got elected for the Test team to face South Africa in a historic series in Pakistan. Renegades have nothing to lose Finch, the renegade skipper in one of the in-match interactions with the broadcast commentators said that there was no going away from the bubble and that it has really got into the minds of the players. In such a situation, the best way to go about for the Red Machine would be to give everything that they have got in the last four games they have left this season. They did fight well versus the Heat, and there should be no doubt in the fact that they would be going all-out against their biggest rivals Stars too. Finch along with Beau Webster and Jake Fraser-McGurk wouldn’t mind showing their class at their Victoria home ground and if anything the fact that they have nothing to lose while the opposition has a lot of it might make them even more dangerous to face. Stars vs Renegades: Match Details Match Number-42 Date and Time: Jan 16, 2021, 1:45:00 pm IST, 06.40 pm Local, 08.15 am GMT Venue- Melbourne Cricket Ground Broadcast: Sony LIV, Sony Sports Network Pitch Report The MCG wicket as evident in the last game was a good wicket to bat if the batsmen spent some time on it. The ball came nicely and at a decent bounce too. It was only a matter of getting the eye in. And as a bowler if the right lengths were hit, there was something in it for them too, all in all, a perfect T20 wicket. A similar track would be expected in this game as well. Weather and Bat Flip There would be clouds in the evening but without a chance of rain. Captains winning the toss would look to field first for some initial assistance for their bowlers with overcast conditions. Chasing would also be preferred as the wicket would get better with the passage of time. Stars Strongest XI Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nic Maddinson, Hilton Cartwright, Seb Gotch (wk), Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Sam Rainbird, Zahir Khan Renegades Strongest XI Mackenzie Harvey, Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch (c), Sam Harper (wk), Jack Prestwidge, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou, Jon Holland

BBL10 | Match Preview: Rejuvenated Renegades face desperate for points Heat

Abhishek Singh ∙ 13 Jan 2021

BBL10 | Match Preview: Rejuvenated Renegades face desperate for points Heat

The Big Bash League is finally reaching a stage where teams can afford no more slip-ups and every match is more important than last all matches. Teams cannot afford to lose while those who have been losing cannot let the same form continue. In such a scenario the Melbourne Renegades, who finally tasted victory after losses would be up for a challenge against the Brisbane Heat, who have had a few things going in their favour off late. Renegades to play the party poopers After losing seven games on tarot, the Aaron Finch led Red Machine has been virtually kicked out of the tournament. But it is now that they would become the most dangerous side as they have nothing to lose now. A glimpse of that was seen in their last game against Adelaide where they beat the much-fancied side at its home turf. In the last game, Mohammad Nabi played a huge role in the Reds’ victory, however, the President wouldn’t be there for this game due to national duties and it is at this moment that the young guns in Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, and Sam Harper need to make the fans believe that they are worth the investment. The departure of Nabi and Noor Ahmed will open up opportunities for the likes of Rilee Russow and Cameron Boyce to come back into the side and help it win a few games. It is the lack of fear that is going to do the trick for the Renegades and make it dangerous for other sides that are still having the hopes of making it to the Playoffs. Chris Lynn's Heat need to buckle up The Heat has lost two close games to let things pass by now. The last game against the Sixers could have easily gone their way had they just kept their patience and held on to few catches. The Heat bowlers are bowling brilliantly and with the edition of Morne Morkel, the lineup would be strengthened even more. However, it is the batting of the Heart that needs to pick pace and consistency needs to be their word in the dictionary. With Mujeeb not being there extra cushioning would be required for the bowlers and it is now that the huge hitters in skipper Chris Lynn, Lewis Gregory, and stylish pros in the form of Joe Burns and Joe Denly need to up their game and give Heat the much-required boost to keep their hopes of making it to the Playoffs alive. Heat vs Renegades: Match Details Match Number- 39 Date & Time- Jan 14, 2021, 1:45:00 PM IST, 08:15 AM GMT, 07:15 pm LOCAL Venue- Manuka Oval Broadcast: Sony Six and Sony LIV Pitch Report The pitch at Manuka Oval has been great for t20 cricket as it promises all the fireworks as witnessed in today’s game but at the same time, it does not leave the bowlers unsatiated as well, always producing some juice to grip the bowl if they bowl at the right lengths. If today’s game was any indication of how the wicket is going to behave, then as viewers you are in for a tight game of T20 in the capital of Australia. Weather and Bat Flip The weather in the last game at the Manuka Oval between Sixers and Thunder did play spoilsport, but it is forecasted that for 14th January, Thursday, the weather is going to remain mostly sunny with clear skies and a maximum of five chances of a drizzle are there. In any case, chasing has been the favoured call of the captains and even though there is some grip in the dry Manuka wicket, chances are that captains winning the toss would choose to bat second. Heat Strongest XI- Max Bryant, Chris Lynn (c), Joe Denly, Joe Burns, Jimmy Peirson (wk), Lewis Gregory, James Bazley, Jack Wildermuth, Mark Steketee, Morne Morkel, Jack Wood Renegades Strongest XI- Aaron Finch (c), Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper (wk), Beau Webster, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Rilee Rossouw, Imad Wasim, Jack Prestwidge, Cameron Boyce, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou