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Melbourne R: Australia T20 League

Melbourne R is a franchise cricket team representing the city of Melbourne in the Australia T20 League. The franchise was founded in 2011 and has The Marvel Stadium at its home venue. The team is currently led by Nic Maddinson and coached by former Australian cricketer David Saker. The team has won the league once, and made two semi-final appearances in the last 10 seasons.

Melbourne R: Australia T20 League Record

The team has made three play-offs appearances, including a title win in the 8th season of the league.

    • Positions
    • Years
    • Champions(1)
    • 2018-2019
    • Play-offs(2)
    • 2012-13, 2017-18

Melbourne R: Australia T20 League 2021/22 Match Schedule

Hobart will play five of their home matches at the Blundstone Arena and the other two at the UTAS Stadium.

Sr. No Match Date Time Location/Stadium
1 Melbourne R vs. Adelaide S 7th Dec. 2021 1:45 PM Melbourne (Marvel)
2 Adelaide S vs. Melbourne R 9th Dec. 2021 1:45 PM Adelaide
3 Brisbane H vs. Melbourne R 13th Dec. 2021 1:45 PM Gold Coast
4 Melbourne R vs. Perth S 22nd Dec. 2021 1:45 PM Melbourne (Marvel)
5 Perth S vs. Melbourne R 26th Dec. 2021 3:45 PM Perth
6 Melbourne R vs. Hobart H 29th Dec. 2021 1:45 PM Melbourne (Marvel)
7 Sydney S vs. Melbourne R 1st Jan. 2022 2 PM Coffs Harbour
8 Melbourne S vs. Melbourne R 3rd Jan. 2022 1:45 PM Melbourne (MCG)
9 Melbourne R vs. Brisbane H 6th Jan. 2022 12:35 PM Geelong
10 Melbourne R vs. Sydney T 8th Jan. 2022 12:35 PM Melbourne (Marvel)
11 Melbourne R vs. Sydney S 11th Jan. 2022 1:45 PM Geelong
12 Melbourne R vs. Melbourne S 13th Jan. 2022 2 PM Melbourne (Marvel)
13 Hobart H vs. Melbourne R 17hth Jan. 2022 2:10 PM Hobart
14 Sydney T vs. Melbourne R 19th Jan. 2022 11:10 AM Sydney (SS)

Melbourne R Full Squad: Australia T20 League 2021/22

Mohammad Nabi, Unmukt Chand, Reece Topley and Zahir Khan are the team’s four overseas players.

  • Wicketkeepers Sam Harper
  • Batters: Aaron Finch, Marcus Harris, Shaun Marsh, Unmukt Chand, Jake Fraser McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey, Nick Maddinson
  • All-rounders: Will Sutherland, Jack Prestwidge
  • Bowlers: Cameron Boyce, Zahir Khan, Mitchell Perry, Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Zak Evans, James Pattinson, Reece Topley

Melbourne R: Overall Statistics

  • Matches Played 103
  • Matches Won: 45
  • Matches Lost: 58
  • Highest Total: 222/4, vs Hobart (2017)
  • Lowest Total:57, vs Melbourne S (2015)
  • Most Runs Scored:Aaron Finch, 2431 runs in 76 matches
  • Most Wickets Taken: Kane Richardson, 67 wickets in 46 matches
  • Highest Individual Score:Aaron Finch, 111* runs vs Melbourne S (2012)
  • Best Bowling Figures:Dwayne Bravo, 5/28 vs Hobart (2017)

Melbourne R: Overall Record Against Other Teams

Opponents Matches Won Lost NR
team icon image Adelaide S 14 5 9 0
team icon image Brisbane H 15 10 5 0
team icon image Hobart H 13 7 6 0
team icon image Melbourne S 20 6 14 0
team icon image Perth S 14 3 11 0
team icon image Sydney S 14 5 9 0
team icon image Sydney T 13 9 4 0

Australia Fantasy Cricket League 2021/22 (How to Play)

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FAQs: Melbourne R

How many titles does Melbourne R have?

HMelbourne R have a single Australia T20 League title, which they won in the 8nd edition of the league in 2018-19. 

Who has taken the most number of wickets for Melbourne R so far?

Kane Richardson has taken the highest number of wickets for Melbourne R: 67 wickets in 46 at an average of 20.34 and economy of 7.72.

Who has scored the most runs for Melbourne R so far?

Aaron Finch, former skipper of Melbourne R, has scored a total of 2431 runs in 76 matches, including 2 centuries and 18 half centuries.

How did Melbourne R perform in the 2020/21 season?

Melbourne R failed to qualify for the play-offs, finishing in last place. They registered just 4 win out of their 14 matches played.

Who are the most key players for Melbourne R in the upcoming season?

In the batting department, Aaron Finch and Nic Maddinson hold the key, while in the bowling department, Kane Richardson and Zahir Khan will be the most important players.

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