The 31st match and the Eliminator of the International League T20 will be played between Dubai Capitals and Abu Dhabi Knight Riders on the 13th of February at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Win Prediction – Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Dubai Capitals Eliminator
LIVE SCORES – Dubai Capitals vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders – 31st Match – Eliminator – 13th February 2024
Current Form Dubai Capitals:
Dubai Capitals have qualified for the Eliminator match after finishing at 4th position after league stages.
The top run scorer for Dubai Capitals in the competition is Sikandar Raza with 263 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Dubai Capitals in the competition is Dushmantha Chameera with 10 scalps under his belt.
Dubai Capitals have won their previous match against MI Emirates by 19 runs.
Dubai Capitals batted first and they posted a total of 147 for 9 in 20 overs. Tom Banton and Max Holden were simply brilliant right from the word go. They smashed 37 and 51 runs respectively to get their team going. Post that phase, Capitals lost wickets in clusters and they were restricted to an under par but a fighting total of 147 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, MI Emirates lost Waseem Muhammad and Kusal Perera early on in the innings. Andre Fletcher batted well and scored 45 runs but he kept losing partners at the other end. He too failed to take Emirates home as they were restricted to 128 for 8 in 20 overs, losing the match by 19 runs.
Batting Stats T20
Current Form Abu Dhabi Knight Riders:
Abu Dhabi Knight Riders have qualified for the Eliminator match after finishing at 3rd position after league stages.
The top run scorer for Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the competition is Michael Kyle Pepper with 224 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the competition is Imad Wasim with 13 scalps under his belt.
Abu Dhabi Knight Riders have lost their previous match against Gulf Giants by 3 runs.
Gulf Giants batted first and they posted a total of 166 for 3 in 20 overs. James Vince and Jordan Cox provided Giants with a stunning start. They smashed 50 and 57 runs respectively. Shimron Hetmyer also flexed his muscles and scored 39 runs in 27 balls to take Giants to 166 in 20 overs of play.
During the chase, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders lost their in form batter Michael Kyle Pepper early on. After his dismissal, Jason Roy took the responsibility of taking his team over the line. He scored 47 off just 31 balls. Abu Dhabi Knight Riders looked right in the game for most part of their innings, except for the last 2 overs. They lost the plot in those overs, kept throwing away wickets and eventually fell short by 3 runs.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
Ali Khan, Andre Russell, Brandon McMullen, Charith Asalanka, David Willey, Jake Lintott, Joe Clarke, Josh Little, Laurie Evans, Marchant de Lange, Matiullah Khan, Michael Pepper, Ravi Bopara, Sabir Ali, Sam Hain, Sunil Narine, Imad Wasim
Andrew Tye, Dasun Shanaka, David Warner, Dushmantha Chameera, Joe Root, Mark Wood, Max Holden, Mohammad Mohsin, Nuwan Thushara, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Raja Akif, Roman Powell, Roelof van der Merwe, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Sam Billings, Sikandar Raza
Wicket Takers T20
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Dubai Capitals
Who will win?– Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Jason Roy (Abu Dhabi Knight Riders), Sam Billings (Dubai Capitals)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Sunil Narine (Abu Dhabi Knight Riders), Zahir Khan (Dubai Capitals)
Most Sixes – Jason Roy (Abu Dhabi Knight Riders), Sam Billings (Dubai Capitals)
Player of the Match– Sunil Narine (Abu Dhabi Knight Riders)
Team Scores Batting first – Abu Dhabi Knight Riders 150+, Dubai Capitals 140+
Match Handicap: Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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