Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions Bengal T20: East Bengal Club v Calcutta Customs Club - Match 21
The 21st match of the Bengal T20 Challenge 2020 will be played between East Bengal Club and Calcutta Customs Club at the Eden Gardens stadium, Kolkata.
East Bengal Club started out favourites in the tournament but took a blow at the start of the tournament with its main batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran ruled out because of testing positive for Covid 19. The Club started the tournament with some very weak performances but the matters have turned around in the latter half of the tournament. East Bengal Club are not only beating teams now, they are beating them with huge margins.
Looking at their last game against Kalighat Club, East Bengal batted first and scored another big total in the form of 180 in their 20 overs. Shreevats Goswami has hit the purple patch and is consistent in almost every outing for the East Bengal Club. In the last match, he set the tone of the innings by making 65 runs in just 48 balls. In the death overs, Kanishk Seth clobbered the bowlers to all parts of the ground and made a vital knock of 50 runs at a strike rate of 312.
Bowlers for the East Bengal Club are also bowling the right lengths now and are able to defend the scores with ease. Mukesh Kumar and Sujit Kumar Yadav have been very consistent for the last few games and they bowled at a very economic rate in the match against Kalighat Club. Arnab Nandi is a blessing for East Bengal in this tournament and he is getting better as the tournament progresses.
With the form East Bengal Club are in, they are almost an impossible team to defeat.
Calcutta Customs Club have made a phenomenal comeback with their win against the top team in the tournament, Town Club. In the most recent match, Calcutta Customs lost the toss and had to field first. Ravikant Singh and Abhilash Semiwal were very good with the new ball picking up 2 wickets each. Shreyan Chakraborthy stole the show with his economical spell of 4 overs giving away just 14 runs and picking up a wicket. Town Club scored 110 in their 20 overs, all credit to the bowlers keeping the bowling length disciplined against the big hitters of Town Club.
Chasing 110, Calcutta Customs Club lost their early wickets to Ananta Saha of the Town Club, who found some purchase from the pitch. Sumanto Gupta played a match winning knock 49 for the Calcutta Customs. Wickets kept tumbling at the other end, but Sumanto ensured that there was nothing to fuss about chasing a total of 110. In the end, Calcutta Customs Club won it by 6 wickets with 2 overs to spare.
This victory shall give wheels to the campaign of Calcutta Customs Club in the Bengal T20 Challenge.
Let's have have a look at the two squads:
Calcutta Customs Club: Shreyan Chakraborty, Abhishek Das, Chirag Pathak, Sumanta Gupta, Karan Lal, Agniv Pan, Ravi Kant Singh, Dip Chatterjee, Bapi Manna, Suvankar Bal, Prosenjit Kr Das, Arun Kumar, Kunal Kumar, Arka Sarkar, Abhi Las Semwal
East Bengal Club: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Shreevats Goswami, Arnab Nandi, Boddupalli Amit, Abhishek Raman, Dipanjan Mukherjee, Mukesh Kumar, Sayan Shekhar Mandal, Kanishk Seth, Akash Pandey, Arindam Ghosh, Anubhav Ahuja, Raju Harlder, Sujit Kumar Yadav, Durgesh Kumar Dubey
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Calcutta Customs Club
Who will win? – East Bengal Club
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Shreevats Goswami (East Bengal Club), Agniv Pan (Calcutta Customs Club)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mukesh Kumar (East Bengal Club) , Abhilash Semiwal (Calcutta Customs Club)
Most Sixes – Shreevats Goswami (East Bengal Club), Suvankar Bal (Calcutta Customs Club)
Man of the Match- Shreevats Goswami (East Bengal Club)
Team Scores Batting first – Calcutta Customs Club 140+, East Bengal Club 150+
Match Handicap- East Bengal 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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