Cricket Match Prediction ICC U19 World Cup 13th Place Playoff - UAE v Canada
The 13th Place Playoff of the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020 will be played between United Arab Emirates U19 and Canada U19 at the Witrand Cricket Field in Potchefstroom.
United Arab Emirates finished the league stage at the third spot with one win and two losses from three games. The team had two points and a net run rate of -1.309.
UAE then came up against Scotland in the plate quarter final 4. The team batting first was decent but nothing extraordinary. They scored at around five throughout the innings and that is what their total looked like, with them being bowled out for 249 in 49 overs.
Wicketkeeper Vriitya Aravind was their top scorer with 61 but he took 96 deliveries. Osama Haasan was the real game-changer for them with a 68-ball 81-run knock that came at a strike rate of almost 120 lower down the order.
Their bowlers although decent were not able to pick up regular wickets that were required to win the game. Aryan Lakra and Karthik Palaniapan were their most impressive bowlers as the team lost the game by 7 wickets.
Canada ended at the bottom of Group D. The team lost two of their three matches while one was washed out as they had one point and a net run rate of -2.253.
Canada lost plate quarter final 3 by 95 runs. They batted 1st and posted a 271-run total on the board. Akhil Kumar was their most effective bowler and picked up three wickets. The Canadian batting was then bowled out in the 48th over. Manjeet Bedi was their top-scorer.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
United Arab Emirates - Aryan Lakra (c), Alishan Sharafu, Figy John, Karthik Palaniapan, Ansh Tandon, Osama Hassan, Akasha Tahir, Rishabh Mukherjee, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Sanchit Sharma, Kai Smith
Canada - Ashtan Deosammy (c), Rishiv Ragav Joshi, Randhir Sandhu, Akhil Kumar, Ayush Verma, Benjamin Calitz (wk), Gurjot Gosal, Mihir Patel, Muhammad Kamal, Raqib Shamsudeen, Udaybir Walia
Who will win the toss? - United Arab Emirates
Who will win? – United Arab Emirates
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Vriitya Aravind (United Arab Emirates), Benjamin Calitz (Canada)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Aryan Lakra (United Arab Emirates), Akhil Kumar (Canada)
Most Sixes – Aryan Lakra (United Arab Emirates), Benjamin Calitz (Canada)
Player of the Match – Aryan Lakra
Team Scores Batting first – United Arab Emirates 200+, Canada 160+
Match Handicap United Arab Emirates
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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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