When and Where
Abu Dhabi T10 Live: Deccan Gladiators and Bangla Tigers will meet each other for the second time in the 27th match of the Abu Dhabi T10 League. The match will be starting at 7:30 PM (IST) and be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
You can watch the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament live on Reliance Jio’s steaming app, Jio TV, and Viacom18’s Livestreaming App, Voot. You can catch the live telecast of this match on Colors Cineplex SD, Rishtey Cineplex, and Colors Cineplex HD.
Today’s game will be the last group match for the Deccan Gladiators. They have won six out of the nine games and are currently in the second position in the points table. Bangla Tigers, who have won five out of eight games, are currently placed in third position. The door for the first qualifier is open for both Deccan Gladiators and Bangla Tigers. Hence, it will be exciting to see which team comes on the top.
Deccan Gladiators walks into this match after losing the last game against Team Abu Dhabi by a bleak margin of eight runs. While batting first, Team Abu Dhabi made 125 runs for the loss of four wickets. Liam Livingstone made 59 runs off 24 balls and was the chief architect of Abu Dhabi’s innings.
In reply, the Deccan Gladiators could make only 117 runs after losing eight wickets in ten overs. Anwar Ali and David Wiese did most of the batting for the team. However, Abu Dhabi’s bowling proved too much for the batters.
Two of the three losses for the Bangla Tigers have come against Delhi Bulls. Delhi Bulls defeated the Tigers in their last game. The match was a low-scoring encounter as the Bulls could make only 100 runs in ten overs while batting first. Eoin Morgan made 35 runs off 19 balls and was the highest scorer.
On the bowling front, Delhi Bulls were in top-notch form. Dominic Drakes picked four wickets in two overs while giving away just nine runs. He, along with other bowlers, maintained enough pressure on the Bangla Tigers’ batters. As a result, the team could make only 88 runs and lost the match by 12 runs.
Abu Dhabi T10 LIVE – Squad News and Injury News
There has been no injury update from any side regarding a player.
Deccan Gladiators vs Bangla Tigers Probable Playing 11
Tom Moores (wk), Tom Kohler-Cadmore, David Wiese, Andre Russell, Odean Smith, Najibullah Zadran, Wanindu Hasaranga, Wahab Riaz (c), Tymal Mills, Anwar Ali, Sultan Ahmed
Johnson Charles (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Hazratullah Zazai, Will Jacks, Luke Wood, Benny Howell, James Faulkner, Mohammad Amir, Karim Janat, Vishnu Sukumaran, Luke Fletcher
Abu Dhabi T10 Live – Deccan Gladiators vs Bangla Tigers Head to Head
Deccan Gladiators and Bangla Tigers have played a total of three matches in the T10 League’s history. Deccan Gladiators have won two, while Bangla Tigers have won one game.
Abu Dhabi T10 Live – Deccan Gladiators vs Bangla Tigers Key Players
Wanindu Hasaranga is the leading wicket taker in the T10 League. He has picked 13 wickets in nine matches at an average of 11.30, an economy of 8.64, and a strike rate of 7.8. He is one of the two bowlers to pick a four-wicket haul in the tournament.
Tom Banton has made the most runs for Deccan Gladiators, with 180 runs in eight games at an average of 25.71 and a strike rate of 183.67. The English wicketkeeper has won a few games for the team through his batting.
Hazratullah Zazai has made 223 runs in eight matches at an average of 44.60 and a strike rate of 220.79. The Afghani lad has been dismissed for a single-digit score only twice in the tournament. In the other six games, he has scored at an impressive strike rate.
James Faulkner is the leading wicket-taker for Bangla Tigers. He is regarded as one of the legends of the shortest format and is still going strong. Faulkner has picked ten wickets in seven matches at an average of 12.40, an economy of 8.85, and a strike rate of 8.4.
Abu Dhabi T10 Live – Deccan Gladiators vs Bangla Tigers Dream11 Prediction
Wicketkeepers: Johnson Charles, Tom Moores
Batsmen: Hazratullah Zazai (vc), Tom Banton, Will Jacks
All-rounders: Ben Howell, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), David Wiese
Bowlers: James Faulkner, Luke Wood, Odean Smith
Wicketkeeper: Tom Moores
Batsmen: Tom Banton (vc), Hazratullah Zazai, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Anwar Ali
All-rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Andre Russell, Karim Janat
Bowlers: James Faulkner, Mohammad Amir, Tymal Mills
Abu Dhabi T10 Live – The12thMan Prediction
Both the teams have suffered a loss in their last game. Also, the pitch conditions in Abu Dhabi have changed drastically. The bowlers have started receiving ample support from the pitch. Hence, the match might be low-scoring, with the bowlers playing 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.