|Home ground:||Etihad Stadium|
|Big Bash League wins:||0|
|Official website:||Official Website
Official Facebook Page
Official Twitter page
The Melbourne Renegades is an Australian professional men's Twenty20 cricket team based in the Australian state, Victoria. They compete in Australia's Twenty20 cricket competition, The Big Bash League. Their home ground is Etihad Stadium. The Renegades wear a red cricket uniform.
The Renegades are coached by Victorian Bushrangers 2010/11 One Day winning coach Simon Helmot and captained by Victorian Bushrangers batsman, Aaron Finch. Aaron Finch was awarded Player of the Season in 2012–13 Big Bash League season after striking 332 runs at an average of 66.40.
The Renegades finished two games clear on top of the ladder in 2012–13 Big Bash League season and enjoyed the best of their matches against cross-town rivals, the Melbourne Stars, comfortably winning both derbies.
The Renegades averaged 13,406 supporters at their home games for the 2012–13 Big Bash League season. They are often known as the little brother of cross-town rivals, The Melbourne Stars. They have, however, been successful of winning over many more fans for the 2012–13 Big Bash League season. The Renegades Gang are a group of supporters and they have their own forum on which they discuss matters to do with the team.
|Period||Kit manufacturer||Shirt sponsor||Breast sponsor|
|2012–13||True Value Solar||Country Fire Authority|
This is a list of players, who play for The Melbourne Renegades. Players with international caps are listed in bold.
|Name||Nat||Birth date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|Aaron Finch||17 November 1986||Right-handed||Left arm orthodox||Captain|
|Tom Cooper||26 November 1986||Right-handed||Right arm off spin||Australian born but plays ODI and T20 for Netherlands|
|Callum Ferguson||21 November 1984||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|Ben Rohrer||26 March 1981||Left-handed||–|
|Alex Doolan||29 November 1985||Right-handed||Right arm medium|
|Jesse Ryder||6 August 1984||Left-handed||Right arm medium||Overseas player|
|Matthew Wade||26 December 1987||Left-handed||Right arm medium|
|Peter Nevill||13 October 1985||Right-handed||-|
|Peter Siddle||25 November 1984||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|James Pattinson||3 May 1990||Left-handed||Right arm fast|
|Nathan Rimmington||11 November 1982||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Jayde Herrick||16 January 1985||Right-handed||Right arm fast medium|
|Fawad Ahmed||5 February 1982||Right-handed||Right arm leg spin|
|Aaron O'Brien||2 October 1981||Left-handed||Left-arm orthodox|
The mascot has been described as the future of cricket. He comes from the year 2020 and wears industrial gear clad in corrugated shin pads and a futuristic helmet that hides his true identity.
- Big Bash:
- "Melbourne Renegades". BBL. Cricket Australia. Retrieved 16 January 2013.
- "New Twenty20 Big Bash league to feature teams in pink, orange and purple as tradition is abandoned". Fox Sports (Australia). 6 April 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
- Welcome. Renegadesgang.boards.net. Retrieved on 18 Dec 2013.
- "Player Profiles". Melbourne Renegades. Cricket Australia. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
- Renegades fans, we need your help choosing our mascot!. Facebook.com. Retrieved on 2 Nov 2011.
- Meet the future of Cricket. Facebook.com. Retrieved on 2 Nov 2011.
- The fans have spoken!. Facebook.com/MelbourneRenegades. Retrieved on 2 Nov 2011.