Match 1 Vanuatu Blast T10 League 2020 Fantasy Cricket Tips and Match Predictions - MT Bulls v Mighty Efate Panthers
The 1st match of the BetBarter Vanuatu Blast will be played between MT Bulls and Mighty Efate Panthers at Vanuatu Cricket Ground - Hybrid Oval.
This would be the opening fixture of the Vanuatu Blast T10 League 2020 as cricket finally returns after a break due to the covid-19 pandemic. Although the quality of cricket might not be of the highest level, the appetite of the cricket lovers would be pleased with any live action at this moment.
Both teams will know that they will get a lot of traction which otherwise would not have been possible and will try to be at their best.
MT Bulls' wicketkeeper Clement Tommy is arguably the best batsman in the country and would shoulder the hopes of his teammates to score big. In last year's Club Championship T20 round, Tommy scored at a strike rate of almost 220, blasting 557 runs from just 7 games and would look forward to repeat his heroics in this season as well.
Captain Andrew Mansale is also a handy batsman and scored 122 runs from three matches at a strike rate of almost 150 and can also roll his over.
The team has all-rounder Patrick Matuataava who just scored 46 in the the exhibition game played at the venue just before the Women's T20 Super League final last month. Williamsing Nalisa is another batsman who scored 274 runs in the last year's club Championship T20 round while picking up 5 wickets.
Skipper Joshua Rasu will be crucial for the fortunes of the Mighty Efate Panthers. He scored 149 runs in the Club Championship T20 2019 at a strike rate of over 140. Brian Tari is another player who has done well for the side, picking up 9 wickets from 6 matches and can also use the long handle.
Both Kendy Kenneth and Shem Sala have all-round ability will play a significant role for the Panthers.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
MT Bulls - Julian Tommy, Philip Tsione, Rival Samson, Clement Tommy (WK), Malon Tastuki, Andrew Mansale (C), Patrick Matuataava, Godfrey Mangau, Williamsing Nalisa, Shray Narai, Darren Wotu
Mighty Efate Panthers - Joshua Rasu (C), Kendy Kenneth, Lazaro Carlot, Shem Sala, Brian Tari, McMillan Markia (WK), Wesley Vira, Simpson Obed, William Laumae, Edwell Kalfau, Manu Kenni
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - MT Bulls
Who will win? – MT Bulls
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Clement Tommy (MT Bulls), Joshua Rasu (Mighty Efate Panthers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Williamsing Nalisa (MT Bulls), Brian Tari (Mighty Efate Panthers)
Most Sixes – Clement Tommy (MT Bulls), Joshua Rasu (Mighty Efate Panthers)
Man of the Match – Clement Tommy
Team Scores Batting first – MT Bulls 100+, Mighty Efate Panthers 90+
Match Handicap MT Bulls
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