Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades: A Look at the MCG Pitch for their Upcoming Clash

Pitch report for Melbourne Stars vs. Melbourne Renegades: In the 23rd game of Big Bash League 2023–2024, the Renegades and Stars will square off in the Melbourne Derby. This is all the information you require regarding the venue’s pitch.

Pitch report for Melbourne Stars vs. Melbourne Renegades: As the MCG gets ready for the Melbourne Derby, the Melbourne Stars are ready to welcome the Melbourne Renegades in the 23rd game of the ongoing Big Bash League. The Renegades, who are stuck in the lower half of the standings, defeated the Adelaide Strikers on December 29 to record their lone victory of the year. The Stars, meantime, have rallied after losing three straight games.

Renegades will be missing spinner Mujeeb-ur-Rahman due to a “change to his No-Objection Certificate (NOC)”. Mujeeb contributed 3/20 in the first innings to their lone victory of the season. 

Pitch report from Melbourne Cricket Ground

After a game between the Stars and the Perth Scorchers on December 13, the legendary Melbourne Cricket Ground will host its second match of the season. The MCG surface promotes healthy competitiveness between bat and ball. In T20s, the average first-innings score is 141, which drops to 124 in the second innings. 

Melbourne Cricket Ground – T20 Stats: The Numbers Game

27 matches in total

Wins from batting first to eleven

Winning bowling matches, 1st to 15

First-inning average: 141

Second innings: average score of 124

Maximum score ever recorded: 186/5 for IND against ZIM

Lowest recorded total: 74/10 for IND versus AUS

Maximum score pursued: 172/5 by SL against AUS

Lowest defended score: 127/10 for Australia versus Pakistan