Some massive sixes and exciting chases brought round one of the 2012/13 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash League to a close.
Stars v Renegades:
It started with the Melbourne Derby-Stars v Renegades at Etihad Stadium. I was at the game, and the 23,584 fans there weren’t disappointed. After a well-made 53 to English import Luke Wright, as well as 42 and 28 respectively to veterans David Hussey and Brad Hodge, the Stars set the Renegades a total of 168 to win.
‘A law unto our own’ says a promotional poster for the Melbourne Renegades. They’ve certainly developed that.
Finishing seventh in the first instalment of the Big Bash League, the red army had the team but didn’t post the results. That, however, seems set to change this summer.
With a fresh new look, some solid team signings, and their home ground of Etihad Stadium, the Renegades will be competing in a much stronger and even pool. Let’s take a look at some of the key players: