Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Shpageeza Cricket League- Kabul Eagles vs Speen Ghar Tigers- Qualifier 2 3rd August, 2022
The 31st match and the Second Qualifier of the Shpageeza Cricket League, 2022 will take place on the 3rd August 2022 between Kabul Eagles and Speen Ghar Tigers at the Kabul International Stadium, Afghanistan.
Live Scores and Stats - Kabul Eagles v Speen Ghar Tigers - Qualitier 2
Current Form Kabul Eagles:
Kabul Eagles have pummeled MIS Ainak Knights by 39 runs (DLS method) in the eliminator match.
MIS Ainak Knights batted first and they could only manage to post a modest total of 107 for 9 in 14 overs. This is when the rain arrived and the full quota of 20 overs couldn't be completed for MIS Ainak Knights innings. For MIS Ainak Knights, Riaz Hassan made 25 off 15 balls. Apart from him, no other batsman showed any intent against the Kabul Eagles bowlers and hence, MIS Ainak Knights had to settle for a low score of under 120.
During the chase, both Rahmanullah Gurbaz and the other opener Ibrahim Zadran were counter attacking right from the word go. Gurbaz made 30 off 16 balls while Zadran scored 31 in 14 balls. Kabul Eagles were comfortably cruising towards the target and they were 72 for 0 in 5 overs when the rain arrived. The match couldn't restart again and Kabul Eagles were declared winners by 39 runs (DLS method).
Current Form Speen Ghar Tigers:
Speen Ghar Tigers have lost the first qualifier match against Boost Defenders by 6 runs.
Boost Defenders batted first and posted a competitive total of 176 for 3 in 20 overs. Hasmatullah Shahidi was the top run scorer for Boost Defenders as he made 62 not out off 44 balls. Farhan Zakhil at the top of the order also contributed important 52 runs in 35 balls. Samiullah Shinwari in the middle order provided the finishing touch with a cameo of 40 in 25 balls. On the back of these brilliant performances, Boost Defenders crossed the 170 run mark to reach 176 got 3 in 20 overs.
During the chase, Speen Ghar Tigers started off well. Usman Ghani scored 32 off 22 balls as an opener. The star batter of Speen Ghar Tigers, Najibullah Zadran got out on the first ball he faced. This was the turning point of the match. Boost Defenders never looked back after his dismissal. Sharafuddin Ashraf tried his best in the lower order as he smashed 44 off 23 balls but failed to take his team over the line as Speen Ghar Tigers fell short by just 6 runs in the end.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Speen Ghar Tigers:
Usman Ghani (Captain, Retained), Najibullah Zadran, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Sayed Shirzad, Karim Janat, Nasir Jamal, Sediq Atal, Ishaq Rahimi, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Zubaid Akbari, Tariq Stanikzai, Ibrahim Abdulrahimzai, Tamim Surkhodai, Abid Mohammadi, Batin Shah, Farhad Momand
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Captain), Sharfuddin Ashraf, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Farid Ahmad Malik, Shahidullah Kamal, Ibrahim Safi, Rahmat Shah, Rahmatullah Zadran, Nangyalai Kharotai, Zia ur Rahman, Mohamamd Khayal, Akbar Khostai, Khalil Gurbaz, Emal Shaheen, Wahidullah Ali.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Kabul Eagles
Who will win?- Speen Ghar Tigers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ibrahim Zadran (Kabul Eagles), Najibullah Zadran (Speen Ghar Tigers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Fareed Malik (Speen Ghar Tigers), Azmatullah Omarzai (Kabul Eagles)
Most Sixes – Ibrahim Zadran (Kabul Eagles), Najibullah Zadran (Speen Ghar Tigers)
Player of the Match- Najibullah Zadran (Speen Ghar Tigers)
Team Scores Batting first – Speen Ghar Tigers 165+, Kabul Eagles 145+
Match Handicap: Speen Ghar Tigers
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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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