Match Prediction ICC U19 World Cup Plate Quarter-Final 4 - UAE U19 v Scotland U19
The Plate Quarter-Final 4 of the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020 will be played between United Arab Emirates U19 and Scotland 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.
They will compete against Scotland who had am underwhelming performance as they finished at the bottom of Group C. The team lost all of their three matches by huge margins which is what earned them a net run rate of -4.804.
Figy John is the top scorer for UAE and has scored 138 runs from three matches. He also struck an unbeaten century and will be the biggest hope of UAE going ahead.
All-rounder Aryan Lakra has also breached the 100-run mark. Lakra has been among the wickets as well and has picked up 6 scalps from 3 games. Sanchit Sharma has also been good with the ball with 7 wickets from 3 matches.
Kess Sajjad has scored the most runs for Scotland and has the best of 68. Sean Fischer-Keogh has picked up 4 wickets from two matches including his best of 3/27.
With Scotland having not left any mark whatsoever in the tournament till now, UAE will fancy their chances of winning the quarter-final.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
United Arab Emirates U19 - Aryan Lakra (c), Alishan Sharafu, Figy John, Karthik Palaniapan, Ansh Tandon, Osama Hassan, Akasha Tahir, Rishabh Mukherjee, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Sanchit Sharma, Kai Smith
Scotland U19 - Angus Guy (c), Tomas Mackintosh (wk), Daniel Cairns, Jamie Cairns, Jasper Davidson, Kess Sajjad, Liam Naylor, Syed Shah, Ben Davidson, Charlie Peet, Sean Fischer-Keogh
Who will win the toss? - United Arab Emirates
Who will win? – United Arab Emirates
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Figy John (United Arab Emirates), Kess Sajjad (Scotland)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Sanchit Sharma (United Arab Emirates), Sean Fischer-Keogh (Scotland)
Most Sixes – Figy John (United Arab Emirates ), Kess Sajjad (Scotland)
Player of the Match – Figy John
Team Scores Batting first – United Arab Emirates 200+, Scotland 155+
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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