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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Emirates D10 League 2020 - Sharjah Bukhatir XI vs ECB Blues - 1st Play-off

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The 1st Play-off of the Emirates D10 League 2020 will be played between ECB Blues and Sharjah Bukhatir XI at the ICC Academy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Having finished the league stage as the top two teams of the Emirates D10 League 2020, ECB Blues and Sharjah Bukhatir XI have qualified for the 1st Play-off. Bukhatir XI have won 2 matches more than ECB Blues and will have the advantage going into this game.

ECB Blues are placed at the 2nd spot in the Emirates D10 League 2020 points table with 7 wins and 3 losses from 10 games. The team has 14 points and a net run rate of + 1.601.

ECB Blues also lost some of their momentum when they conceded their last group match by 8 wickets to Fujairah Pacific Ventures. Opener Chirag Suri was their top run scorer with 40 runs off just 18 deliveries, going at a strike rate of 222.22

However, he did not receive support from fellow opener Vriitya Arvind and Rohan Mustafa who have been going well throughout the tournament.

Among their bowlers, only Adithya Shetty could pick up two wickets as the rest went wicketless.

Sharjah Bukhatir XI are placed at the top of the Emirates D10 League 2020 points table with 9 wins and one loss from 10 games. The team has 18 points and a net run rate of +2.355.

Shyam Ramesh was the best bowler for Sharjah Bukhatir XI in their last match and ended with figures of 2-0-11-3. Hafeez Rahman also kept things tight.

Among the batsmen, Renjth Mani was the top scorer with 65 off just 26 balls, batting at a strike rate of 250. Shyam Ramesh remained unbeaten on 34 off just 13 balls.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Sharjah Bukhatir XI - Khalid Shah, Renjit Mani, Ansh Tandon, Fayyaz Ahmad, Rizwan CP, Umair Ali, MF Farooq, Ali Anwaar, Gopakumar Gopalkrishnan, Syam Ramesh, Hazrat Bilal

ECB Blues - Muhammad Boota, Vritiya Aravind, Chirag Suri, Muhammad Usman, Rohan Mustafa, Ahmed Raza, Junaid Siddique, Taimoor Ali, Matiullah Khan, Arsalan Javed, Kashif Daud


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - ECB Blues

Who will win? – Sharjah Bukhatir XI

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Vriitya Aravind (ECB Blues), Umair Ali (Sharjah Bukhatir XI)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Rohan Mustafa (ECB Blues), Gopakumar Gopalakrishnan (Sharjah Bukhatir XI)

Most Sixes – Chirag Suri (ECB Blues), Khalid Shah (Sharjah Bukhatir XI)

Man of the Match –  Umair Ali

Team Scores Batting first – ECB Blues 110+, Sharjah Bukhatir XI 120+

 Match Handicap Sharjah Bukhatir XI

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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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