Cricket Match Predictions Emirates D20: Fujairah Pacific Ventures v Dubai Pulse Secure Match 4
The 4th match of the Emirates D20 2020 will be played between Fujairah Pacific Ventures and Dubai Pulse Secure at the ICC Cricket Academy, Dubai.
Fujairah Pacific Ventures have started off the tournament quite well by defeating Sharjah Bukhatir XI in their Sunday encounter. Batting first, Fujairah openers got the team to a decent start and stitched an opening partnership of 57 runs. Waseem Muhammad played well for his 34 runs while Rohan Mustafa made 39 runs in the game. After the fall of first wicket, Usman Khan came to the crease and he did not take much time to settle down as he smashed the Sharjah Bukhatir XI bowlers to all parts of the ground for his 50 runs in just 34 deliveries. In the end, Fujairah Pacific Ventures managed to put 148 runs on the board in 20 overs.
The pitch was offering something to the bowlers and hence, it was not supposed to be an easy total to chase for Sharjah Bukhatir XI. Fujairah bowlers struck with the big wicket of Renjth Mani in the 7th over. After his dismissal, Fayyaz Ahmed took control of the innings and made a hard working 45 runs off 31 balls. He was dismissed by Rohan Mustafa and post that, none of the Sharjah Bukhatir XI batsmen posed any threat to chase to total and they fell short by 10 runs. Among the bowlers for Fujairah Pacific Ventures, Ahmed Reza bowled beautifully for economic spell of 11 runs in 4 overs and picked up 1 wicket.
Fujairah Pacific Ventures gave a complete performance against Sharjah Bukhatir XI and a similar pattern is expected of them against Dubai Pulse Secure in their second game of the tournament.
Dubai Pulse Secure won 4 games out of 10 in the D10 tournament played in July-August this year. They finished at 4th position in the league and will look to improve their performance for the Emirates D20 2020.
Dubai Pulse Secure have found a newly appointed captain in the form of Shahrukh Sheikh. He has taken over the load of captaincy from Mohd Rashid. Shahrukh will be one of the key all-rounders for his team. He carries a strike rate of 157 to his name and can also surprise many with the ball in hand. After a disappointing D10 season, they have taken a good decision by revamping the team and changing the captain.
Other important player for Dubai Pulse secure is the wicket-keeper batsman Adnaan Khan showed lot of promise in the D10 season and scored 273 runs in 10 innings. He likes to take the attack to the opposition in the powerplay overs and will be vested with the responsibility to take Dubai Pulse Secure off to a flying start.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Fujairah Pacific Ventures
Aayan Afzal Khan, Ahmed Raza, Hamdan Tahir, Hassan Khalid, Lovepreet Singh, Luqman Hazrat, Maroof Merchant, Muhammad Farooq, Muhammad Umar Arshad, Muhammed Naeem, Rohan Mustafa, Sabir Rao, Sandy Sandeep, Usman Khan and Waseem Muhammad.
Dubai Pulse Secure
Adnaan Khan, Ali Naseer, Bilal Cheema, Muhammad Hassan, Muhammad Usman, Nilansh Keswani, Omer Farooq, Punya Mehra, Rahul Bhatia, Ronak Panoly, Rudra Madhav, Saqib Manshad, Shahrukh Sheikh, Syed Haider Shah and Tahir Latif.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Dubai Pulse Secure
Who will win? – Dubai Pulse Secure
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Waseem Muhammad (Fujairah Pacific Ventures), Adnaan Khan (Dubai Pulse Secure)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ahmed Raza (Fujairah Pacific Ventures), Shahrukh Sheikh (Dubai Pulse Secure)
Most Sixes – Waseem Muhammad (Fujairah Pacific Ventures), Adnaan Khan (Dubai Pulse Secure)
Man of the Match- Adnaan Khan (Dubai Pulse Secure)
Team Scores Batting first – Dubai Pulse Secure 150+, Fujairah Pacific Ventures 140+
Match Handicap- Dubai Pulse Secure
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