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Adrian Warren

Stars bat first in Melbourne Big Bash League derby

The retiring Aaron Finch will field first in his final appearance for the Melbourne Renegades. (Morgan Hancock/AAP PHOTOS)

Melbourne Renegades have won the toss and put local rivals the Stars into bat in their Big Bash League derby at Marvel Stadium

Batter Aaron Finch will play his final match for the Renegades.

The Stars will move above the Adelaide Strikers into the crucial fourth place on the ladder if they win.

A win for the Renegades would shift them off the bottom and above the Sydney Thunder.


Renegades: Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Jordan Cox, Jonathan Wells, Will Sutherland (capt), Akeal Hosein, Tom Rogers, Fergus O'Neill, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa

Stars: Tom Rogers, Dan Lawrence, Beau Webster, Glenn Maxwell (capt), Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Imad Wasim, Peter Handscomb, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Joel Paris, Scott Boland

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