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Match Day Info: Renegades v Thunder

29 January 2019

It's our final home match of the season! Can we secure a place in the BBL Finals? Here's everything you need to know about our match against the Sydney Thunder on Wednesday night.

Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Thunder (Finchy v Watson...)
Member and Fan Match
Wednesday 30 January 2019
Marvel Stadium, Melbourne

Key times
5.45pm – All gates open at Marvel Stadium
6.30pm – Bat Flip

7.15pm – Match starts - NOTE: Some tickets / websites may list a different start time. We can confirm the match will definitely start at 7.15pm tonight!

10.10pm – Approx. match finish time

You can pre-purchase your tickets via Ticketmaster here to avoid queues at the ground.

Adult tickets start from just $20*, kids from just $5*! (transaction fees may apply)

Aaron Finch will take on Shane Watson as both teams battle it out for crucial points as we lead into the BBL Finals! Check out the full squads below for both teams. Final teams will be announced at the bat flip.

View the 13-player Renegades squad here
View the 13-player Thunder squad here CAUTION: This links out to the Sydney Thunder website...

Member Information
The Melbourne Renegades membership hub is located outside Gate 5 at Marvel Stadium, and will be open from 5.15pm onwards on match day for membership sales and membership customer service enquiries.

Click here to view more member match day information regarding e-memberships and match access.

Transport options
Please use the transport planner on the Marvel Stadium website here to plan the best way to get to and from the match.

The Woolworths Slide
The Woolworths Slide is at Marvel Stadium all season, located on Level 1 between Aisle 31 and 32.

Find out more about The Woolworths Slide, and how fans and Renegades members can access the slide by clicking here.

Competitions and Giveaways

Big Bash Buddy App / Mars Shuffle Game
Download the new Big Bash Buddy App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play store so that you can participate in the Mars Shuffle during innings break for the chance to win great prizes!

You can also chat to our virtual assistant RUBi through the app, and try out our 10 awesome Renegades Face Filters and share the pics with your friends and family! Who doesn't want to look like a red panda?

Mars Grand Catch
Take a crowd catch off a Renegades '6' in the crowd on Level 1 and you could win $1,000 thanks to Mars! (T&Cs apply)

Nylex Beach Ball Challenge
Two teams of 4 kids from our Renegades Member Clubs will race a giant inflatable beach ball from one side of the ground to the other around and marker and back.

Match Giveaways*
Melbourne Renegades event staff will be giving out the following items at the match (both on the concourse and inside the ground):
- Nylex Thunder Sticks
- KFC Bucket Heads
- TAC 4 & 6 Cards
- Renegades sunglasses
- Renegades tattoo sleeves
- Renegades stress balls (post-match only)
*Please note that all giveaways are first-in, best-dressed and there is a limited stock of each item available on match day.

Concourse and in-stadium activities

Mars High Ball Hero
How good are you standing underneath a high ball? Play the MARS® High Ball Hero this season to find out. Plenty of MARS® product to be given away. (T&Cs apply)

Nylex Big Splash
Back for a third year, Nylex is bringing the Big Splash to Renegades matches. Fans get the chance to bowl a water balloon at Nylex’s mascot, Con the Connector in a fun interactive activity.

Renegades Fanzone (outside Gate 7)
The Renegades Fanzone is located outside Gate 7 of Marvel Stadium. It is an interactive zone with cricket activities including classic catches, a bowling tunnel + lots more. Entry to the Fanzone is free.

Fans will have the chance to meet Ricky Ponting at the Fanzone between 5.45pm and 6.45pm! He'll be at the Fanzone to sign autographs and have a Q&A session thanks to BKT Tires.

Melbourne Renegades Rumpus Room (behind Aisle 31)
Come and experience the Renegades Rumpus Room, located in the internal concourse behind Aisle 31 on Level 1. It is a fun Playground area for kids, pop down before or during the match and try out all the great activities.

Other key information

Merchandise Outlets
You can find BBL merchandise outlets at the following locations at Marvel Stadium:
- Gate 5
- Gate 7
- Temp outlets at Gates 4 and 9
- Level 2, Aisle 32
- Level 3, Aisle 31

Ticket Collection Window
The collection window at Marvel Stadium for ticket collections and Ticketmaster Customer Service is located at the Ticket Dome outside Gate 2. It will open from 5.30pm on match night.

Follow the Game!
Make sure that you stay up to date on all the action and news from our last home game by following the Melbourne Renegades’ coverage on social media.
Renegades Facebook
Renegades Twitter
Renegades Instagram