- Rohit Singh
Abu Dhabi T10 Live: Bangla Tigers and The Chennai Braves will play the 12th game of the Abu Dhabi T10 League. They will be playing this match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, starting at 9:30 PM (IST). It will be the second game for the Chennai Braves within less than 24 hours. The team played a game at 9:30 (IST) against Team Abu Dhabi on Monday.
In India, the Abu Dhabi T10 Live Streaming is available on Voot and Jio TV app. You can catch the Abu Dhabi T10 Live telecast on the Viacom18 network’s Colors Cineplex SD, Rishtey Cineplex, Colors Cineplex HD.
It will be the fourth game for both the Bangla Tiger and The Chennai Braves. Bangla Tigers have won only a single game out of the first three. The win came against Northern Warriors in the last match.
Bangla Tigers won the toss and elected to field. Moeen Ali, Rovman Powell, and Samit Patel helped the Warriors reach a total of 126 runs for the loss of four wickets in ten overs. Powell was the most dangerous among the three as he made 63 runs off just 27 deliveries.
Will Jacks’ 57 off 22 and Benny Howell’s 35 runs off 11 deliveries were enough for the Tigers to chase down the total in 9.1 overs. Will Jacks won the player of the match award. The Chennai Braves is playing in the Abu Dhabi T10 League for the first time and has yet to win. The team has lost the previous three encounters to Deccan Gladiators, Delhi Bulls, and Team Abu Dhabi.
The batters have been able to post over 120 runs in all three matches. But, the bowlers have not been able to defend the target in any of these games. Bowling is the only concern for The Chennai Braves in the tournament. No bowler has been able to pick over two wickets in the three games. Also, the economy of the bowlers is the worst among all the six teams.
There has been no injury update from any side regarding a player.
Andre Fletcher, Johnson Charles (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Will Jacks, Benny Howell, Hazratullah Zazai, Karim Janat, Isuru Udana, Luke Wood, James Faulkner, Hassan Khalid
Ravi Bopara, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (wk), Dasun Shanaka (c), Angelo Perera, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Laxman Manjrekar, Mark Deyal, Samiullah Shinwari, Roman Walker, Munaf Patel, Curtis Campher
The Chennai Braves and Bangla Tigers have not played a single game in the Abu Dhabi T10 League as of yet.
Will Jacks has made 64 runs in three matches at an average of 32 and a strike rate of 193.93. He played an essential role in the last game against Northern Warriors and won the player of the match award.
James Faulkner is the leading wicket-taker for the Bangla Tigers. He has picked four wickets in three matches at an average of 12.50, an economy of 8.33, and a strike rate of nine.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa is the leading run-scorer for The Chennai Braves in the Abu Dhabi T10 League. He has made 118 runs in three matches at an average of 59 and a strike rate of 190.32. He is the only player to make two half-centuries in the tournament.
Mark Deyal has picked only one wicket in two matches. However, his economy is the best among all the other bowlers. Hence, he is likely to play a crucial role for his team in this game.
Wicketkeepers: Andre Fletcher
Batsmen: Bhanuka Rajapaksa (vc), Angelo Perera (c), Mark Deyal, Will Jacks
All-rounders: Isuru Udana, Ravi Bopara, Benny Howell
Bowlers: James Faulkner, Samiullah Shinwari, Roman Walker
Wicketkeeper: Andre Fletcher, Johnson Charles
Batsmen: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Angelo Perera, Will Jacks
All-rounders: Ravi Bopara (c), Luke Wood, Curtis Campher
Bowlers: James Faulkner (vc), Dhananjaya Lakshan, Roman Walker
Both Bangla Tigers and The Chennai Braves have not been able to deliver a performance to their potential. It might be a low-scoring encounter, and the bowlers are likely to play a critical role.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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