Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for Match 3 of Legends League Cricket 2022

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Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers: Gujarat Giants will take on Manipal Tigers in the third match of the Legends League Cricket 2022. Gujarat’s team is led by Virender Sehwag, whereas Harbhajan Singh is leading the Manipal team. Gujarat Giants and Manipal Tigers stand first and third on the points table respectively.

Gujarat Giants have won their opening game against India Capitals. They chased down the target of 180 in the penultimate over. Kevin O Brien scored a century in just 61 deliveries at a strike rate of 173. Manipal Tigers lost their first game of the tournament against Bhilwara Kings. They failed to defend a total of 153. The game, however, went down to the wire. Kings needed 12 of the last over. Tino Best sealed the victory with two fours and a six.

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

Pitch Report for Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers

The previous two matches at this venue have produced high-scoring games. The surface looked like a batter’s paradise. The same conditions would apply to this match as well. Batting first could be a wise choice. Bowlers need to stay consistent with their line and lengths. Spinners can get some help in the later stage. The chances of dew are low at the moment.

Probable Playing XI

Gujarat Giants

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

Manipal Tigers

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

Match Predictions for Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers

Manipal Tigers are looking to bounce back, but this will be their second game back to back. They played their last yesterday. Players might feel a little fatigued. They under-performed with the bat in the last game. Gujarat Giants, on the other hand, is in great form and rhythm, especially the batters. Certainly, the giants are favorites to win this contest.

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