Match Prediction Qatar T10 League 2019 3rd Place Play-off - Desert Riders v Flying Oryx
The 3rd Place Play-off of the Qatar T10 League 2019 will be played between Desert Riders and Flying Oryx at the West End Park International Cricket Stadium in Doha.
Flying Oryx were supposed to clash against Swift Gallopers in the 2nd semi-final but the match was abandoned due to rain, without even a ball being bowled. The team had earlier finished the group stage at the 4th place with one win, three losses and one washed out match from five games.
They will take on Desert Riders in the 3rd Place Play-off. The Riders had finished just below the Hunters at the third spot with three wins, one loss and one rained-off match out of their 5 games. The Riders had 7 points and a net run rate of + 0.344.
Skipper Hussain Talat is the top run-scorer for Flying Oryx with 82 runs from 4 matches at an average of 27.33. He has the best of unbeaten 59 and has struck at 164.
Among the bowlers, Naved Malik has picked up 5 wickets from 3 innings at an average of 11.80, with best match figures of 2-8 but has been expensive with an economy rate of 11.80.
Adnan Mirza and Muhammad Tanveer have both scored 100 runs or more for the Riders. While Tanveer's average has swelled to 106 due to his not-outs, Mirza averages 33.33. Both have struck at close to 170.
Sohail Tanvir and Mohammad Hafeez have picked up 5 and 4 wickets respectively for the Riders, both conceding runs at more than 10 rpo.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Desert Riders - Mohammad Hafeez (c), Adnan Mirza, Muhammad Tanveer, Ramith Rambukwella, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Imal Liyanage (wk), Ajay Lalcheta, Mirza Baig, Sohail Tanvir, Awais Malik, Muhammad Ikram
Flying Oryx - Sami Aslam, Shahid Yousuf, Chaturanga de Silva, Hussain Talat (c), Saad Nasim, Daniyal Bukhari, Nouman Sarwar, Harmandeep Singh, Bilawal Iqbal, Assad Borham, Asif Raja (wk)
Who will win the toss? - Flying Oryx
Who will win? – Flying Oryx
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Hussain Talat (Flying Oryx), Mohammad Hafeez (Desert Riders)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Bilawal Iqbal (Flying Oryx), Sohail Tanvir (Desert Riders)
Most Sixes – Hussain Talat (Flying Oryx), Mohammad Hafeez (Desert Riders)
Player of the Match – Hussain Talat
Team Scores Batting first – Flying Oryx 100+, Desert Riders 90+
Match Handicap Flying Oryx
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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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