Cricket lovers feel excited every time their favorite team has a duel on the pitch against a rival. One such awaited match is between the Melbourne Renegades and the Sydney Thunders. The match is scheduled to take place on the 14th of January of the coming year (2014). It will take place in the Etihad Stadium 7:40 pm (local time) onwards. Don’t miss the excitement of this match and book a seat for yourself before the tickets are sold out.
Etihad Stadium, located in Melbourne, is home to the Melbourne Renegades. It will be a challenge for the Sydney Thunders to beat them at their home ground. This stadium opened for cricket matches in the year 2000 and has world class facilities. It was included in the list of top 10 stadiums of the world in the year 2005. All weather matches can be played in this stadium housing all the modern amenities.
Let us see what the Sydney Thunders have in store for cricket lovers. Comprised of players like Dirk Nannes, Gurinder Sandhu, Jason Floros, Michael Clarke, Mike Hussey, Ryan Carters and Scott Coyte this team is up for some real action. Michael Clarke is the skipper of this team. He won the title of Man of the Series in the ODI series that defeated England 2-1 recently. This shows he is in some real great form.
Melbourne Renegade too has feathers in its cap. Muthiah Murlitharan took 11 wickets in BBL02 while Aaron Filch was the top scoring batsman with 111 runs and the most runs scoring batsman with 332 runs in the same series. BBL02's most sixes were hit by Ben Rohrer. Other team members are Fawad Ahmed, Tom Cooper, Matthew Gale, Daniel Harris, Alex Doolan, James Pattinson, Aaron O'Brien, Peter Nevill, Michael Hill, Jayde Herrick, Nathan Rimmington, Will Sheridan and Peter Siddle. This match is something not worth missing. Go grab your ticket by making an advance booking online and catch all the action.