Tomorrow is the first game of the Legends league cricket and it will be a special one because it is the India Maharajas up against the World Giants.
Last season, India Maharajas were not too good as they lost 3 matches one after the other and could secure a win in only one match out of 4.
World Giants won 4 out of their 5 matches last season and have even brought in some more players to strengthen their team from last time.
This is a one-off exhibition match which will kickstart the proceedings of the Legends League Cricket tournament.
Let’s see if India Maharajas are able to secure a win against the World Giants.
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Match Format: T20I, Exhibition Match, T20I tournament
Date: 16th September 2022
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Streaming Platform: Disney+Hotstar
Live Broadcast: Star Sports Network
The pitch at Kolkata is suitable for batsmen and bowlers and thus we will be witnessing an even contest between these two sides.
Team News & Injury Updates for INM vs WOG Dream11 Match:
Both teams are fully fit and there are no injury concerns as of now. We can expect a great game of cricket between these two sides tomorrow.
Complete Squad for INM vs WOG Dream11 Match:
Virender Sehwag (c), Mohammad Kaif, Yusuf Pathan, Subramaniam Badrinath, Irfan Pathan, Parthiv Patel (wk), Stuart Binny, S Sreesanth, Harbhajan Singh, Naman Ojha (wk), Ashoke Dinda, Pragyan Ojha, Ajay Jadeja, RP Singh, Joginder Sharma, Reetinder Singh Sodhi
Jacques Kallis (c), Lendl Simmons, Herschelle Gibbs, Sanath Jayasuriya, Matt Prior (wk), Nathan McCullum, Jonty Rhodes, Muttiah Muralitharan, Dale Steyn, Hamilton Masakadza, Mashrafe Mortaza, Asghar Afghan, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Kevin O’ Brien, Denesh Ramdin (wk)
Predicted Playing XI for INM vs WOG Dream11 Match:
The Maharajas were not able to win many matches in the first season of LLC, winning only a single match out of 4. They will hope to put up a better performance against the World Giants in tomorrow’s game.
Predicted Playing XI:
Naman Ojha (wk), Parthiv Patel, Virender Sehwag (c), Mohammad Kaif, Subramaniam Badrinath, Yusuf Pathan, Stuart Binny, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, S Sreesanth, Pragyan Ojha
The Giants proved to be a much better team in last year’s LLC. They will look to make full use of the conditions at Kolkata in tomorrow’s match.
Predicted Playing XI:
Denesh Ramdin (wk), Matt Prior, Lendl Simmons, Eoin Morgan (c), Asghar Afghan, Shane Watson, Kevin O’ Brien, Jacques Kallis, Dale Steyn, Mitchell Johnson, Muttiah Muralitharan
Our Playing XI for INM vs WOG Exhibition Match Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
INM vs WOG:
Denesh Ramdin, Naman Ojha, Virender Sehwag (vc), Lendl Simmons, Eoin Morgan, Yusuf Pathan (c), Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, S Sreesanth, Mitchell Johnson, Dale Steyn
Top Picks for INM vs WOG Dream11 Match:
Ojha is excellent behind the stumps and is also a very good batsman in the top order. These skills will allow him to play an important role.
Sehwag has always been an explosive batter at the top and looks to hit the first ball of the first over for a boundary. India Maharajas will be looking for some of that explosion in tomorrow’s match as well.
Pathan has always been a great all-rounder for India. He always contributed runs in the lower middle order and also picked up crucial wickets in a match. He will be a great pick for India Maharajas tomorrow.
Ramdin scored 115 runs in the last match of the LLC and had a strike rate of 161.97. Additionally, his skills as a keeper will come in handy for the Giants.
Simmons scored only 49 runs in the last season at a strike rate of 136.11. Thus, he will look to better his performance in tomorrow’s game.
Morgan recently retired from all forms of international cricket for England. He however struggled in this year’s Hundred as runs did not come his way. He will have a chance to improve his performance in tomorrow’s game.
Players to avoid for INM vs WOG Dream11 Match:
Badri was out for a duck in the first match of LLC 2021 against Asia Lions. He must be avoided for tomorrow’s match.
Kevin O’ Brien
O’ Brien scored only 9 runs from 6 balls against India Maharajas in the last season and must not be picked for tomorrow’s match.
From the combinations, we can say that India Maharajas will win this contest.
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