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Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bengal T20 Challenge - Town Club vs Kalighat Club - Match 2

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The 2nd Match of the Bengal T20 Challenge 2020 will be played between Town Club and Kalighat Club at the beautiful Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata.


Live Scores and Stats -  Town Club v Kalighat Club - Match 2

Kalighat Club has performed decently in the domestic tournaments and it has three key players in the form of Aamir Gani, Prinan Dutta and Subham Chatterjee. Aamir Gani is a flamboyant all-rounder who provides strength to the Kalighat side both in the batting as well as the bowling department while Dutta and Chatterjee will do well to aid the batting prowess of the club. They would like to steer a partnership or two in the crunch matches for the Kalighat Cricket Club. Another youngster Mithilesh Das would like to add that extra spark to the batting lineup with his striking ability.

On the bowling front, Kalighat Club look settled with their in-form bowlers Pradipta Pramanik and Amit Kulia. They need to bowl the right lengths and try to utilize the shorter side of the boundary to maximize their bowling potential. With the presence of Aamir Gani who serves as the backbone of the Kalighat lineup, the team looks fine as a bowling unit on paper.

On the other hand, Town Club founded by Saradanjan Ray is popular in the cricket world for an incident when it fielded the great Swami Vivekananda in its team against Calcutta Cricket Club at the Eden Gardens. Swami Vivekananda played for Town Club on the insistence of Hema Chandra Ghosh, an Indian Freedom Fighter. Swami ended up picking seven wickets in the match with only 20 runs on the board by the British. This game is often a talked about subject in the club.

 Town Club feature one of the most talented batsmen in the form of Naved Ahmed. He empowers the upper middle order of the team and is expected to get them off to a flying start in the tournament games.

Another all rounder to look forward to in the Town club is Azaz Ansari. He is a handy bowler who is capable to give the death over onslaught with his batting. The bowling department looks strong with the presence of MD Kaif. Town Club is a competitive side in the domestic tournaments and is expected to give a good fight to the competing teams in the Bengal T20 cup.

Let's have have a look at the two squads:

Town Club: MD. Kaif, Aritra Chatterjee, Sudip Gharami, Mirza Danish Alam, Ayan Bhattacharjee, Golam Mustafa, Kazi Junnaid Saifi, Arikta Das, Azaz Ansari, Gitimoy Basu, Avijit Singh, Purab Joshi, Ananta Saha, Pankaj Shaw, Naved Ahmed

Kalighat Club: Subham Sarkar, Subham Chatterjee, Jayojit Basu, Sudip Chatterjee, Pradipta Pramanik, Mithilesh Das, Aamir Gani, Amit Kulia, Pritam Chakraborty, Amit Banerjee, Satyaki Dutta, Abhishek Bose, Sourav Mondal, Shubhrajit Das, Prinan Dutta

 Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? – Town club

Who will win? – Kalighat Club

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Prinan Dutta (Kalighat Club), Naved Ahmed (Town club)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Amit Kulia (Kalighat Club), MD Kaif (Town club)

Most Sixes –   Aamir Gani (Kalighat Club), Azaz Ansari (Town club)

Man of the Match-  Prinan Dutta (Kalighat Club)

Team Scores Batting first – Kalighat Club 165+, Town club 155+

Match Handicap- Kalighat 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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