Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Finnish Premier League 2020 - Empire Lions vs Vantaa Cricket Club - Match 12
The 12th match of the Finnish Premier League 2020 will be played between Empire Lions and Vantaa Cricket Club at Kerava National Cricket Ground in Kerava.
Empire Lions are placed at the third spot in the Finnish Premier League 2020 points table with wins in both of their matches. The team has four points and a net run rate of + 0.400.
They will take on Vantaa cricket club who started off their FPL campaign with a 35-run loss against Helsinki cricket club. Things are not looking good for them as they suffered another 25-run defeat against FPC Finnish Pakistani club in their last match.
Openers Ursan Tavernier and Madura Hettiarachilage were the top scorers for Vantaa CC and got the team off to a 40-run opening stand but it all went downhill from there on.
With the ball, Nipuna Patabendi, Nalaka Hangamuwe and Lahiru Liyanage picked up two wickets each. Among the three, Liyanage was the most economical.
Jonathan Scamans has scored 59 runs from two matches for Empire cricket club with the best of 38. He has struck 4 boundaries till now. Vanraaj Padhaal has struck a half-century and has the best of 55.
Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe has been excellent for Empire Lions with the ball and is expected to be their leading wicket-taker.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Empire Lions - Vanraaj Padhaal, Zeerak Ijaz, Jonathan Scamans (wk), Richard Savage, Shoaib Qureshi, Muhammad Imran, Amjad Sher (c), Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe, Abdul Ghaffar, Raaz Mohammad, Kushagra Bhatnagar
Vantaa CC - Ursan Tavernier (wk), Chanaka Jayasinghe, Manoj Mahamada, Ravi Sanjeewa, Ameer Hamsa Warsha, Nipuna Patabendi, Madura Hettiarachilage, Ranuka Shiran Fernando (c), Nalaka Hangamuwe, Kasun Chamara, Lahiru Liyanage
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Empire CC
Who will win? – Empire CC
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Jonathan Scamans (Empire CC), Ursan Tavernier (Vantaa CC)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe (Empire CC), Lahiru Liyanage (Vantaa CC)
Most Sixes – Jonathan Scamans (Empire CC), Madura Hettiarachilage (Vantaa CC)
Man of the Match – Jonathan Scamans
Team Scores Batting first – Empire CC 130+, Vantaa CC 110+
Match Handicap Empire CC
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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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