Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: BetBarter Zambia T10 League 2020 - Ndola Blitz vs Lusaka Heats - Semi-final 1
The Semi-final 1 of the BetBarter Zambia T10 League 2020 will be played between Ndola Blitz and Lusaka Heats at the Lotus Sports Club Ground in Lusaka.
Ndola Blitz beat Lusaka Heats by 31 runs in Match 10 and followed it up with another 17-run victory against Kabwe Stars in Match 11.
Ndola Blitz have been the most successful team of the Zambia T10 League and started with a hat-trick of wins. Blitz beat Stars by 8 wickets, Kings by 4 wickets and Heats by 9 wickets. However, they suffered a completely one-sided defeat in their last match of the last weekend against Kings by 10 wickets.
James Green has contributed regularly with both and ball for Ndola Blitz and will be the kingpin for the side. Connor Fletcher and Calion Harris have been the main batsmen for the team while Aiden Hawksworth, Richard Parker and Craig Stow have excelled with the ball.
Lusaka Heats lost to Ndola Blitz by 31 runs in Match 10 but bounced back to beat Kitwe Kings by 28 runs in Match 11.
Lusaka Heats haven't had a great outing till now. Their only win of the first weekend of the Zambia T10 League came against Stars by 24 runs. They have lost their remaining three matches: against Kings by 6 wickets, against Blitz by 9 wickets and against Stars by 5 wickets.
Mohammed Kadva, Aditya Kelkar and Javid Patel have done most of the heavy lifting for the side with the bat. Ashish Desai and Deepak Siroya have shared the bowling load for the team.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Lusaka Heats - Mukesh Medium (c), Ashish Desai, Mehul Patel, Viswanadha Mudunuri, Mohammed Sohel Kadva, Aditya Kelkar, Deepak Siroya, Javid Patel, Nainesh Patel, Hashmi Sayyed, Nitin Jesani, Sebaj Patel, Babu Hayden, Manoj Patel, Irfan Galiya.
Ndola Blitz - Robert Rogers (c), James Squire, Connor Fletcher, Chris Mai, Calion Harris, James Badcock, Aiden Hawksworth, Keyle Russel, James Green, Devan Cowley, Oliver Snart, Thomas Vermaark, Richard Parker, Greg Geldenhuys, Craig Stow.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Ndola Blitz
Who will win? – Ndola Blitz
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Connor Fletcher (Ndola Blitz), Mohammed Kadva (Lusaka Heats)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – James Green (Ndola Blitz), Deepak Siroya (Lusaka Heats)
Most Sixes – Connor Fletcher (Ndola Blitz), Mohammed Kadva (Lusaka Heats)
Man of the Match – James Green
Team Scores Batting first – Ndola Blitz 110+, Lusaka Heats 85+
Match Handicap Ndola Blitz
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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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