Kevin Pietersen is set to return and Melbourne Stars are faced with the challenge of finding the right slot for him in the top order batting lineup. The former English batsman could replace Luke Wright.
Melbourne Stars Predicted XI
- RJ Quiney, Kevin Pietersen, GJ Maxwell, DJ Hussey (c), JP Faulkner, BW Hilfenhaus, SM Boland, SB Harper (wk), MP Stoinis, MA Beer and A Zampa.
Melbourne Renegades have received a huge blow with West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo ruled out of the Big Bash League due to a hamstring injury. No replacement has been announced for him as of yet.
Melbourne Renegades Predicted XI
- MS Harris, AJ Finch (c), CL White, CJ Ferguson, James Pattinson, TLW Cooper, PM Nevill (wk), SP Narine, CP Tremain, NJ Rimmington and GB Hogg.