In the 8th match of Legends League Cricket, it is Manipal Tigers against Bhilwara Kings. The match will be played at Cuttack’s Barabati Stadium.
Manipal Tigers have played three matches so far in the tournament out of which they have lost two and one was abandoned due to rain. They are now sitting at the last position with just a single point on the points table.
On the other hand, Bhilwara Kings won their opening game against Manipal Tigers but lost to India Capitals and their third match was washed away due to rain. They are third in the points table with 3 points.
Today promises to be a good clash between these two sides yet again. Manipal Tigers would like to register their first win of the tournament tonight.
Venue: Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Match Format: T20I, Match 8, T20I tournament
Date: 26th September 2022
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Streaming Platform: Disney+Hotstar
Live Broadcast: Star Sports Network
In T20 games, the pitch at Barabati is evenly suited for both batters and bowlers. Here, the average first innings score is around 140 runs and teams who choose to bat second have tasted more success.
Team News & Injury Updates for MNT vs BHK Dream11 Match:
There are no injury concerns on either side so we can expect fully fit teams to take the field for today’s match.
Complete Squad for MNT vs BHK Dream11 Match:
Harbhajan Singh (c), Swapnil Asnodkar, Imran Tahir, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Brett Lee, Chris Mpofu, Ricardo Powell, Pardeep Sahu, Ryan Sidebottom, Reetinder Sodhi, Corey Anderson, Parvinder Awana, Mohammad Kaif, Lance Klusener, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Phil Mustard, Ravikant Shukla, Daren Sammy, Vikram Singh, Tatenda Taibu
Irfan Pathan (c), Rajesh Bishnoi, Nick Compton, Naman Ojha, Samit Patel, William Porterfield, Dinesh Salunkhe, Sreesanth, Sudeep Tyagi, Tino Best, Tim Bresnan, Fidel Edwards, Monty Panesar, Yusuf Pathan, Matt Prior, Owais Shah, Tanmay Srivastava, Shane Watson
Predicted Playing XI for MNT vs BHK Dream11 Match:
The Tigers now need to get a win in this tournament to advance further. They have lost two back-to-back matches which is affecting their standing in the points table.
Predicted Playing XI:
Mohammad Kaif, Ricardo Powell, Swapnil Asnodkar, Corey Anderson, Ravikant Shukla, Shivakant Shukla, Tatenda Taibu, Ryan Sidebottom, Harbhajan Singh (c), Chris Mpofu, Muttiah Muralitharan
The Kings have done well and now just need to keep the winning momentum going. By winning matches from this stage, they have a chance to make it to the finals of the tournament.
Predicted Playing XI:
Nick Compton, Yusuf Pathan, Tanmay Srivastava, Tim Bresnan, Irfan Pathan (c), M Tehlan, Naman Ojha, Matt Prior, Fidel Edwards, Tino Best, Dinesh Salunkhe
Our Playing XI for MNT vs BHK Match 8 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
MNT vs BHK:
Naman Ojha, Mohammad Kaif (vc), Tanmay Srivastava, Shivakant Shukla, Ricardo Powell, Yusuf Pathan (c), Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Muttiah Muralitharan, Tim Bresnan, Chris Mpofu
Top Picks for MNT vs BHK Dream11 Match:
In the opening game against Bhilwara Kings, Kaif made 73 from 59 balls because of which his team won the game. Kaif has the most number of runs for the Manipal Tigers this season which is 97 in just 2 games.
Mpofu has been very good for the Manipal Tigers this season in the two games. He is also the leading wicket-taker with four wickets in two matches.
Harbhajan has taken only a single wicket against Bhilwara Kings in the first match but in the next match against Gujarat Giants, he took two wickets and gave only 23 runs.
Pathan has been in excellent form for Bhilwara Kings with both bat and ball. He has scored 58 runs and taken three wickets in two matches so far.
Irfan has taken only a single wicket in two matches but has two cameo knocks to his name which are 15 and 17 runs respectively.
Against India Capitals, Ojha played a knock of 20 from 13 balls but did not get a chance to convert it into a big score.
Players to avoid for MNT vs BHK Dream11 Match:
Anderson scored only a single run against Bhilwara Kings in the last match and hence must not be picked for today’s match.
Porterfield scored only 4 runs against Manipal Tigers in the last match and hence must be avoided for today’s match.
From the team combinations, we can say that Bhilwara Kings will win this contest.
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