It is Samoa up against the Cook Islands for the second match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup East Asia Pacific Qualifier A 2022.
This is the very first game for both teams as both will be hoping for a very good start to their campaign this season.
For Samoa, some of their key players include Dom Michael, Uala Kaisala and Sean Cotter. On the other hand, Hayden Dickson, Cory Dickson and Davis Teinaki will play a crucial part for the Cook Islands.
This will be an interesting contest to watch out for. These are two very new teams who will be hoping to get to the big stage in October.
Venue: Independence Park, Port Vila
Match Format: T20I, Match 2, T20I tournament
Date: 9th September 2022
Time: 8:00 AM IST
Streaming Platform: Fan Code
The surface at Port Vila is an ideal one for batting where players will hit long boundaries. The pitch has come into use finally after a gap of two years because of which it will be a very interesting match for fans of both teams.
Team News & Injury Updates for SMO vs CK Dream11 Match:
There are no injury updates on either side. As this is the first match for both teams, we will see fresh sides today.
Complete Squad for SMO vs CK Dream11 Match:
Sean Cotter (c), Uala Taitoe Kaisala (wk), Dom Michael, Andrew Michael, Fereti Sululoto (wk), Samson Sola, James Baker, Saumani Tiai, Caleb Jasmat, Douglas Finau, Uili Sofi, Bismarck Sione Leuu, Benjamin Mailata, Darren Earnest Roache
Chris Mana, Cory Dickson, Hayden Dickson, Thomas Parima, Dan Simpson, Davis Teinaki, Gabe Raymond, William Kokaua, Aue Parima, Glenn Miller (c & wk), Ma’ara Ave (wk), Patiiami Ataela (wk), Benjamin Vakatini, Liam Denny, Pare Rongokea, Tomakanute Ritawa, Tomasi Vanuarua
Predicted Playing XI for SMO vs CK Dream11 Match:
As this is their first game of the season, we can expect some exciting newcomers from Samoa in today’s match.
Predicted Playing XI:
Fereti Sululoto, Uala Kaisala (wk), Sean Cotter, Dom Michael, Samson Sola, Benjamin Maitala, Andrew Michael, James Baker (c), Caleb Jasmat, Douglas Finau, Saumani Tiai
For the Cook Islands, this is also their first game of the season so we will have to see how they play in the qualifiers.
Predicted Playing XI:
Ma’ara Ave (wk), Aue Parima, Thomas Parima, Corey Dickson, Hayden Dickson, Davis Teinaki, Dan Simpson, Gabe Raymond, Benjamin Vakatini, Pare Rongokea, Liam Denny
Top Picks for SMO vs CK Dream11 Match:
Kaisala bats in the top order for Samoa and will be a good pick for this match as he will be able to score a lot of runs for his side.
Andrew Michael will be a good pick for Samoa as he is finishing his full quota of overs and batting well for his side.
Baker has bowled brilliantly for Samoa in their last matches and will be expected to do well in the death overs.
Dickson has so far performed well with the bat for the Cook Islands. He will be expected to score a lot of runs in today’s match.
Hayden has also done well for the Cook Islands in the last few matches and will play an important role in today’s match.
Teinaki is an excellent allrounder for the Cook Islands and will be an important pick in today’s game against Samoa.
Players to avoid for SMO vs CK Dream11 Match:
Our Playing XI for SMO vs CK Match 2 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
SMO vs CK:
Uala Kaisala, Hayden Dickson, Sean Cotter, Dom Michael, Corey Dickson, Andrew Michael (c), Davis Teinaki, Dan Simpson (vc), James Baker, Caleb Kiran Jasmat, Benjamin Vakatini
As we don’t have much information about these two teams, it will be interesting to see who wins this qualifier game.
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