Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: BetBarter Zambia T10 League 2020 - Kitwe Kings vs Kabwe Stars - Match 9
The 9th match of the BetBarter Zambia T10 League 2020 will be played between Kitwe Kings and Kabwe Stars in Zambia.
Kitwe Kings beat Lusaka Heats by 6 runs to begin their Zambia T10 League campaign but lost their second match against Ndola Blitz by 4 wickets. Another defeat against Kabwe Stars by 6 wickets was followed by a win against Ndola Blitz by 10 wickets.
Joyeb Chand and Azhar Haveliwala were the top scorers for the team in the first match. In fact, Chand received the Man of the Match for his 35-run knock off just 18 balls.
In the third match against the Stars, the Kings smoked 95, batting first. Skipper Himal Patel was their top scorer with 48 runs off 30 balls, well accompanied by Madhawa Kawsha's 26 off 14 balls. Azhar Haveliwala claimed figures of 2-0-17-1 in the match.
Having lost their first match against Blitz, Kitwe Kings registered a clinical win by 10 wickets this time around. After restricting Blitz to 77/6, Azhar Bangliwala struck an unbeaten 47 off 28 balls. His opening partner Madhawa Kawsha also remained unbeaten on 21 off 16 balls to win the game for the side.
Kabwe Stars did not have the best of opening days at the Zambia T10 League as they lost both their matches against Blitz and Heats by 8 wickets and 24 runs respectively. The team came back stronger the next day to beat Kings by 6 wickets and Heats by 5 wickets.
Kabwe Stars' batting line-up buckled under the pressure if the opening match and were skittled out for just 64 from their 10 overs. Gladson Kandela (2-0-6-1) and Tausif Panchibaya (2-0-13-1) did try their best, but the score was simply un-defendable.
Isaac Mwaba, with 41 off 19 balls, was their top scorer in the second game. Tapson Nyirongo 2-0-13-0 and Gladson Kandela (2-0-16-1) were their leading bowlers.
Stars' resurgence was down to the batting efforts from Ashraf Lulat (24 off 12 balls), Godfrey Kandela (34 off 23 balls not out) and Mohammade Baidu (20 off 8 balls) in the third match. Mohsin Agaz (2-0-11-1) and James Zimba (1-0-4-0) starred with the ball.
Top performances from Lulat (20 off 13 balls), Agaz (14 off 8 not out), Gladson Kandela (2-0-8-3) and Tausif Panchibaya (2-0-4-3) then saw the team home comfortably in their last match.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Kabwe Stars - Joseph Chinunga (c), Godfrey Kandela, Isaac Mwaba, Allan Nsesha, Gladson Kandela, Tapson Nyirongo, James Zimba, Kanswe Omala, Tausif Panchibaya, Madaliso Mvula, Mohammade Baidu, Mohsin Agaz, Ashraf lulat, Lawrence Mutale, Zakir Patel.
Kitwe Kings - Himal Patel (c), Chetan Reddy, Azhar Bangliwala, Madhawa Kawshal, Azhar Haveliwala, Sarfraz Nomani, Vasim Akram, Joyeb Chand, Bharat Kara, Mahroof Patel, Ayaz Dadabhai, Sanjay Patel, Mohsin Abdhul Hayat, Titus Fernando, Warna Peiris.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Kitwe Kings
Who will win? – Kitwe Kings
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Joyeb Chand (Kitwe Kings), Godfrey Kandela (Kabwe Stars)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Azhar Haveliwala (Kitwe Kings), Gladson Kandela (Kabwe Stars)
Most Sixes – Joyeb Chand (Kitwe Kings), Godfrey Kandela (Kabwe Stars)
Man of the Match – Joyeb Chand
Team Scores Batting first – Kitwe Kings 100+, Kabwe Stars 90+
Match Handicap Kitwe Kings
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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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