Cricket Betting Tips & Match Predictions: Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021 – Pune Devils vs Bangla Tigers – Super League Match 13
The 13th match of the Abu Dhabi T10 2021 will be played between Pune Devils and Bangla Tigers at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
We have now entered the Super League of the tournament and all the teams will want to bring out their best performance leading to the playoffs.
Pune Devils rest at the last position on Group B’s point table with only 1 win in 3 games played.
In their last encounter with Team Abu Dhabi, Pune Devils were asked to have a bat first after losing an important toss. Obed McCoy bowled great lines and did not give enough room to Devil’s batsmen to free their arms. In the process, he picked up the first wicket in the form of Kennar Lewis. Just when Pune Devils looked in all sorts of trouble, Chadwick Walton and Tom Kohler-Cadmore put on a stand of 46 runs for the 2nd wicket. Cadmore scored 61 runs for his team while Walton made a contribution of 23 off 14 deliveries. A cameo of 21 by Devon Thomas in the death overs ensured that Pune Devils reached a respectable total of 129 for 4 in 10 overs.
Chasing 129, Team Abu Dhabi lost their Ace batter Chris Gayle early on in the innings. Paul Stirling continued his form from the last game and smashed 23 off just 9 deliveries. However, it was the innings played by Joe Clarke that shifted the momentum back in Abu Dhabi’s favour. He scored 29 off 9 balls and hit 7 fours in the process. It set up the game for Team Abu Dhabi and Jamie Overton in the lower middle order capitalized on it and made 38 runs at a strike rate of 345 to win the game for his team in the 9th over itself by 5 wickets.
Bangla Tigers on the other hand occupy the third spot on Group A’s point table with 1 win in 3 matches.
In their last match against Northern Warriors, Bangla Tigers bowled first and were taken aback by the storm of Nicolas Pooran. His 89 off 26 balls was one of the most mesmerizing knocks ever seen on television. It was a pure captain innings and included 12 huge sixes. On the back of this beautiful innings and little cameos here and there, Northern Warriors managed to put on the highest total of the tournament so far. They finished with 162 on the board in 10 overs.
Chasing 162, Bangla Tigers lost their key batsman Johnston Charles on the 2nd ball of their innings. Andre Fletcher lit some hope with his 53 off 28 deliveries but Bangla Tigers were always running behind the required run rate. Chirag Suri hit 5 sixes towards the end for his unbeaten 42. It ensured that the defeat gap was not too great in the end as Bangla Tigers finished at 132, losing the match by 30 runs. Nicolas Pooran was adjudged man of the match for his supreme performance with the bat.
Leading Run Getters:
Tom Kohler- Cadmore is the leading run scorer for Pune Devils with 127 runs to his name in 3 matches at an average of 63.50.
Andre Fletcher is the leading run scorer for Bangla Tigers with 116 runs in 3 matches with a strike rate of 193.33.
Leading Wicket Takers:
Nasir Hossain is the leading wicket taker for Pune Devils with 3 wickets in 3 games.
Karim Janat is the leading wicket taker for Bangla Tigers with 4 scalps in 3 games so far.
Let us have a look at the squads:
Bangla Tigers - Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Noor Ahmad, Qais Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqui, Mahedi Hasan, Adam Hose, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Irfan, Karim Janat, Aryan Lakra, Tom Moores, Chirag Suri, Isuru Udana, Mujeeb ur Rahman, David Wiese
Pune Devils - Sam Billings, Waheed Ahmad, Mohammad Amir, Vriitya Aravind,, Mohammad Boota, Nasir Hossain, Chamara Kapugedera, Karan KC, Asif Khan, Dinesh Kumar, Kennar Lewis, Ajantha Mendis, Thisara Perera, Darwish Rasooli, Devon Thomas, Hardus Viljoen
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Pune Devils
Who will win? – Bangla Tigers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Kennar Lewis (Pune Devils), Afif Hossain (Bangla Tigers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Hardus Viljeon (Pune Devils), Mujeeb ur Rehman (Bangla Tigers),
Most Sixes – Kennar Lewis (Pune Devils), Afif Hossain (Bangla Tigers)
Player of the Match- Afif Hossain (Bangla Tigers)
Team Scores Batting first – Pune Devils 115+, Bangla Tigers 130+
Match Handicap- Bangla 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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