The 9th match of the ICC Academy Summer Cup will take place between Dubai Gymkhana and Pindi Boys Defenders CC on the 29th of August, 2022 at the Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi.
Form Guide: Top Tournament Stats
Top Batter (Runs Scored)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken)
Current Form Dubai Gymkhana
Dubai Gymkhana occupy the last spot on points table in Group A with 1 loss in the single game played.
The highest run scorer for Dubai Gymkhana is Jeevan Gangadharan with 80 runs to his name in 1 match.
None of the Dubai Gymkhana bowlers have picked up a single wicket in the tournament so far.
Dubai Gymkhana were beaten in their first match of the tournament by Valley Boyz.
Dubai Gymkhana batted first and posted a total of 182 for 7 in 20 overs. For them, Jeevan Gangadharan played a brilliant knock and scored 80 off just 37 balls, hitting 4 fours and 6 sixes.
Although it was a tall target, Valley Boyz chased it comfortably with 7 wickets in hand. For Valley Boyz, Danish Hafiz made 107 runs in just 34 balls. He smashed the bowlers to all parts of the ground.
Current Form Pindi Boys Defenders CC
Pindi Boys Defenders CC occupy the top spot on points table in Group A with 2 wins in 2 games so far.
The highest run scorer for Pindi Boys Defenders CC is Wajid Khan with 115 runs to his name in 2 matches so far. He has scored his runs at an impressive strike rate of 188.52.
The highest wicket taker for Pindi Boys Defenders CC is Danish Qureshi with 3 wickets to his name in 2 matches played.
Pindi Boys Defenders beat Dubai Dare Devils in their previous fixture by 6 wickets.
Dubai Dare Devils batted first and posted a total of 174 before being bowled out in the 20th over. Opener Abhay Jotin played a magnificent knock of 30 in 28 balls. Rahul Soni at number 3 also played well and smashed 51 off just 30 balls. He hit 7 fours and 2 sixes during his knock. Rahul Soni laid a great foundation for the middle order to capitalise on it. However, no other batters except Haroon Ghaus who smashed 41 in 22, showed resistance towards the Pindi Boys Defenders bowling and got bowled out for 174.
During the chase, Pindi Boys Defenders CC lost their in-form batter Wajid Khan early on in the innings. The other opener Salman Shahid also went out early. When the chasing team was in trouble, Farhan Babar came to the rescue. He smashed 72 not out in 52 balls. Along with Muhammad Imran-II, Babar ensured that Pindi Boys Defenders cruised to the target without any hassles and they did so in the 18th over with 6 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Dubai Gymkhana: Hammad Ahmed Khan, Mohammad Shahir, Muhammad Aslam Shehzad, Muhammad Hassan, Shajat Talat, Usama Khalid, Waqas Ahmed Khan, Bilal Azmat, Jeevan Gangadharan, Syed Aashir, Varun Arora, Hamdan Tahir (Wk), Muhammad Abid Nini, Muhammad Adnan Qaisar, Tashfen Yasin.
Pindi Boys Defenders CC: Abdullah Azhar, Babar Ghazanfar, Irfan Ali, Muhammad Imran, Nawab Adnan ul Mulk, Rizwan Amanat Ali, Salman Shahid, Suleman Khalid, Farrukh Abbas Kazmi, Haider Ali Butt, Muhammad Yasir (c), Sayed M Saqlain, Wajid Khan, Farhan Babar (Wk), Muhammad Imran OD (Wk), Salman Babar (Wk), Arsalan Javed, Asfandyar Khan, Atta Ur Rehman, Danish Qureshi, Farhan Ahmad, Muhammad Ali, Saqib Manshad.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss?– Pindi Boys Defenders CC
Who will win? – Pindi Boys Defenders CC
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Jeevan Gangadharan (Dubai Gymkhana), Wajid Khan (Pindi Boys Defenders CC)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Tashfen Yasin (Dubai Gymkhana), Danish Qureshi (Pindi Boys Defenders CC)
Most Sixes – Jeevan Gangadharan (Dubai Gymkhana), Wajid Khan (Pindi Boys Defenders CC)
Player of the Match – Wajid Khan (Pindi Boys Defenders CC)
Team Scores Batting first – Dubai Gymkhana 160+, Pindi Boys Defenders CC 180+
Match Handicap: Pindi Boys Defenders CC
*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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