Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades BBL: Start time and how to watch

Posted: 8 January 2021 1:05 pm
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The Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades meet in the BBL for the second time in 4 days. Here's how to watch.

SUMMARY: Strikers vs Renegades is exclusive to Fox Cricket. So unless you're already an existing Foxtel customer, your best option is to watch live on Kayo Sports. You can watch for free using this 14-day trial. This gets you access to all its unique features and 50 additional live sports.

The Adelaide Strikers continue their finals charge as they resume hostilities against the Melbourne Renegades. With a 4-4 win-loss record, the Strikers will be desperate to keep pace with the BBL's pacesetters.

They were far too good for the last-placed Renegades on Tuesday, winning by 59 runs. The Renegades (1-7) are really just playing for pride at this stage. The Melbourne team won their opening game, way back on December 12, and have struggled ever since.

When is BBL Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades?

This clash at Adelaide Oval starts at 6:10pm AEDT on Friday 8 January.

How to watch BBL Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades

Adelaide Strikers vs Melbourne Renegades is exclusive to Fox Cricket, there is no free-to-air coverage. While Channel 7 has access to some games in BBL|10, only Kayo Sports and Foxtel iQ offer all 61 games live across the season.

If you are not an existing Foxtel customer, Kayo Sports is the way to go. Read on to learn why. You can also check out our guide on how to watch BBL|10 here.

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Watch Strikers vs Renegades on Kayo Sports

If you are a sports fan, Kayo Sports is the place to be, as cricket is 1 of more than 50 sports available. There are also a vast number of special features so you get the absolute most out of your sports viewing experience.

SplitView enables you to watch four sports at once. Interactive Stats and Key Moments Timeline ensure you have all the information you need. If you are pushed for time, you can catch up quickly on the action with Kayo Minis.

You can watch BBL|10 through your television on Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Telstra TV or Samsung TVs (2017 models and onwards). You can also stream it on your Mac or PC, plus the Kayo Sports app gives you the option to tune in with your Android or iOS device.

If you want to make sure Kayo Sports is right for you, it offers a 14-day free trial for new users. A Basic subscription costs $25 a month and gives you access to two screens. For $35 a month, a Premium subscription gives you another screen. For all of Kayo's cricket programs, check out our live stream cricket guide.

Stream Strikers vs Renegades on Foxtel Now

Foxtel Now is the pay TV giant's digital streaming service. You have to subscribe to the Essentials pack in addition to the Sport pack which costs a total of $54 a month in total.

If you haven't tried it previously, Foxtel Now offers a 10-day free trial. We have also put together a full guide which includes the list of compatible devices.

History of Strikers vs Renegades

The Strikers have won 8 of the 12 match-ups between these teams. At Adelaide Oval honours are shared 3-3.

Who will win Strikers vs Renegades?

The Renegades are certainly due. But their confidence is also rock bottom and with so much on the line we expect Jason Gillespie's Strikers to take advantage and the points. Adelaide import Rashid Khan is arguably the most impactful player in the competition while the in-form Jake Weatherald is an under-rated batsman.

You can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here. You can also check out our guide to this year's BBL fixtures or see how to watch the A-League or NBA.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

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