Gujarat Giants will face Manipal Tigers in the 3rd match of the Legends Cricket League. The match will take place at Lucknow on 19th September at 7:30 PM IST. The Giants are the table toppers while Manipal Tigers are the 3rd place. GG won their opening game in a last-over thriller against India Capitals. Manipal Tigers lost their last match in the last over.
This match also might go down the wire with both teams having a lineup filled with superstars.
Match Details for Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers
Series: Legends League Cricket 2022
Date: 19th September 2022
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
Live streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar
The pitch in Lucknow is a batting paradise. We see many high-scoring games at this venue. The ball comes onto the bat very nicely and it would be a tough day for bowlers. Teams winning the toss would look to chase.
COMPLETE SQUAD FOR GUJARAT GIANTS VS MANIPAL TIGERS DREAM11 MATCH:
Virender Sehwag (c), Kevin O Brien, Parthiv Patel (wk), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lendl Simmons, Thisara Perera, Rayad Emrit, Graeme Swann, KP Appanna, Mitchell McClenaghan, Ashok Dinda, Yashpal Singh, Elton Chigumbura, Richard Levi, Manvinder Bisla, Daniel Vettori, Joginder Sharma, Ajantha Mendis
Ravikant Shukla, Swapnil Asnodkar, Corey Anderson, Mohammad Kaif, Tatenda Taibu (wk), Pardeep Sahu, Shivakant Shukla, Harbhajan Singh (c), Ryan Jay Sidebottom, Chris Mpofu, Parvinder Awana, Ricardo Powell, Muttiah Muralitharan, Brett Lee, Vikram Singh, Lance Klusener, Phil Mustard, Romesh Kaluwitharana
Probable Playing XI
Virender Sehwag (captain), Kevin O Brien, Parthiv Patel (wicket-keeper), Manvinder Bisla, Thisara Perera, Yashpal Singh, Rayad Emrit, Mitchell McClenaghan, Graeme Swann, KP Appanna, Ashok Dinda, Elton Chigumbura, Richard Levi
Ravikant Shukla, Swapnil Asnodkar, Corey Anderson, Mohammad Kaif, Ryan Jay Sidebottom, Tatenda Taibu (wicket-keeper), Harbhajan Singh (captain), Parvinder Awana, Chris Mpofu, Ricardo Powell, Pardeep Sahu, Shivakant Shukla, Muttiah Muralitharan
TOP PICKS FOR GUJARAT GIANTS VS MANIPAL TIGERS DREAM 11 MATCH:
Kevin O Brien:
Kevin O Brien scored a century in just 61 deliveries at a strike rate of 173 in the last game against India Capitals. His innings consisted of breathtaking strokes and was an absolute masterclass.
He was brilliant with the ball in the last game. The Lankan all-rounder can hit some lusty blows with the bat. He can change the match on its head within 2-3 overs. He is a matchwinner.
Mohammad Kaif played a splendid knock in his last game. He scored 73 runs off 59 balls and almost took his side to victory. He is a gun fielder.
The experienced off-spinner has a knack for taking wickets as well as stemming the flow of runs. He plays a crucial role in middle overs.
PLAYERS TO AVOID GUJARAT GIANTS VS MANIPAL TIGERS DREAM11 MATCH:
Asnodkar was out cheaply in the last game. He did not look in great touch. He looked scratchy before getting dismissed for 3 off 8 balls.
Yashpal Singh scored 20 balls 21 in his last game. His slow innings almost cost them the match.
OUR PLAYING XI FOR GUJARAT GIANTS VS MANIPAL TIGERS DREAM11 FANTASY CRICKET:
P Patel, V Sehwag, M Kaif, K O’Brien, R Emrit, T Perera, C Anderson, H Singh, R Sidebottom, C Mpofu, K Appanna
Both teams are very strong. But with a win under their belt, Gujarat have momentum with them. Gujarat Giants start as favorites.