Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney Stadium, Pitch Report: Batting And Bowling Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades, 18th Match Preview (12/28/22): SYS vs MLR, 18th Match, Big Bash League 2022-23 – Live Cricket Score

The Sydney Cricket Ground, one of the most well-known cricket stadiums in the world, is located in Moore Park in the east of the city. Although it has a relatively small capacity (just over 40,000) for a stadium in a big city, this directly benefits the spectators by guaranteeing that they can watch the action from almost everywhere on the field.

The Brewongle, Churchill, O’Reilly, Noble, and Doug Walters Stands have largely replaced the stadium’s long-famous hill as the area’s primary seating structures, which is largely to blame for its small capacity. One of cricket’s most well-known sites is still the green-roofed Ladies Pavilion.

Sydney Cricket Ground Sydney Pitch report

The Sydney Cricket Ground has always been a venue where batsmen enjoy batting and spinners rule the bowlers’ ranks. The teams batting first won five out of seven games at the most recent T20 World Cup, with the average first innings total here being 175 runs.

Unexpectedly, the hitters have had trouble here in a few BBL games this season. Just 144 runs have been scored in the first innings on average during this BBL season here, and the spinners have once more loved their bowling. However, this surface is normally great for batting, so things could get back to normal in this game.

The fact that this field’s side limits are so narrow and its outfield is so quick will undoubtedly inspire hitters. Because this is Australia’s driest track, spinners are predicted to once again rule the bowling department. After winning the toss, both sides may decide to bowl here keeping in mind the cloudy weather.

Match details

  • Match: Sydney Sixers vs Melbourne Renegades.
  • Date and Time: 01:45 pm IST and December 28, 2022, Wednesday.
  • Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

Probable XIs

Sydney Sixers

  • Josh Philippe (wk)
  • Kurtis Patterson
  • James Vince
  • Moises Henriques (c)
  • Jordan Silk
  • Daniel Christian
  • Hayden Kerr
  • Sean Abbott
  • Jackson Bird
  • Steve O’Keefe
  • Izharulhaq Naveed.

Melbourne Renegades

  • Sam Harper (wk)
  • Nic Maddinson (c)
  • Jake Fraser McGurk
  • Aaron Finch
  • Jonathan Wells
  • Andre Russell
  • Akeal Hosein
  • Will Sutherland
  • Tom Rogers
  • David Moody
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

Match Prediction

Despite their last game’s batting struggles, the Melbourne Renegades are generally in decent shape. The Sydney Sixers might put up a solid fight because they are also in fantastic shape and have won their past two games.

In this Big Bash League 2022–23 game, the club batting second should be able to win.

Prediction: This game will be won by the side batting second. 

Where to watch

Sony Sports Network on television, and Sony LIV App for live streaming.

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