After a month in Bangladesh touring with the West Indies team, it’s exciting to now be on my way to Australia to join my new teammates at the Melbourne Renegades.
I’m hitting the ball well at the moment, and had a good tour in all three formats, so I’m hopeful of keeping that momentum with the Renegades over the next six weeks.
It’s great that I’m joining the team after the awesome win last week, and hopefully we can keep the ball rolling against the Thunder on Friday night.
As for Marlon’s Men, and while I’m happy with my round one score of 516, I’m kicking myself for not making my Renegades captain my fantasy team captain. What a knock from Aaron Finch!
Combining Finchy with Phil Hughes was a good move, but with Hughes in the Test team, it’s the right time to bring Chris Gayle off the bench. Hopefully Chris doesn’t score very many this week though, because it will help our chances on Friday night if he misses out!
I’ve brought in another of my Windies teammates this week, with Kieron Pollard heading in, while Sunil Narine and Kemar Roach will be my trades next week if things go my way.
For me Pollard is a must-have in any Fantasy squad, as he can take the game away from the opposition with bat or ball, maximising his point-scoring.
The other change I had to make was to bring in Clint McKay. With the Stars playing two matches this round, there's a lot of value in bringing in their players if you're making trades.
Good luck this week in Fantasy Big Bash!
A reminder that Round 2 of Fantasy Big Bash closes today prior to the start the Scorchers and Stars match. Create a team now and take on Marlon’s Men in your league at www.fantasy.bigbash.com.au.