Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Finnish Premier League 2020 - FPC Finnish Pakistani Club vs Vantaa CC - Match 8
The 8th match of the Finnish Premier League 2020 will be played between FPC Finnish Pakistani Club and Vantaa CC at Kerava National Cricket Ground in Kerava.
FPC Finnish Pakistani club started off their Finnish Premier League 2020 campaign with a 9-run defeat against Helsinki Gymkhana. Bilal Khan was their most successful bowler with figures of 4-1-9-2. Mohammed Tariq Sarfaraz also picked up two wickets but gave away 22 runs, the second highest for his team.
FPC Finnish Pakistani club then set off their chase well with a 28-run opening partnership between Waseem Qureshi and skipper Bilal Khan. Qureshi went on to score 37 but the knock came off 44 balls as the team lost their way in the chase.
Not much was added by the following batsmen as FPC scored only 98 from their 20 overs at a below-par run rate of 4.9 RPO.
They will face Vantaa cricket club, who were part of the opening fixture of the Finnish Premier League. The team lost that match by 35 runs.
Ranuka Shiran Fernando and Ameer Hamsa Warsha were their top bowlers and shared 6 wickets between them in the last game. While Warsha conceded runs at 6 RPO, Fernando was very expensive, conceding 31 runs off his 3 overs.
Madura Hettiarachilage was the top scorer for the team with 20 but Vantaa fell way short of the target.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Finnish Pakistani Club - Waseem Qureshi, Mohammed Tariq Sarfraz, Miskeen Jatoi, Nadeem Qureshi, Bilal Khan (c), Kashif Shaukat, M Aqeel (wk), Nesarulhaq Malekzaei, Khalid Saeed, Adil Khan, Saadat Karim
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? - Finnish Pakistani Club
Who will win? – Finnish Pakistani Club
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Waseem Qureshi (Finnish Pakistani Club), Madura Hettiarachilage (Vantaa CC)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Bilal Khan (Finnish Pakistani Club), Ameer Hamsa Warsha (Vantaa CC)
Most Sixes – Waseem Qureshi (Finnish Pakistani Club), Madura Hettiarachilage (Vantaa CC)
Man of the Match – Waseem Qureshi
Team Scores Batting first – Finnish Pakistani Club 130+, Vantaa CC 120+
Match Handicap Finnish Pakistani Club
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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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