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WOG vs ASL: Possible Asia Lions Playing 11 for Match 5 of Legends League Cricket 2022

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ASL Playing 11: The Asia Lions will be up against the World Giants team in the Match 5 of Legend League Cricket T20 2022 at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium, Muscat. The team has 2 wins in 3 appearances in the tournament, and will be confident of winning this game and booking their spot in the finals.

The likes of Upul Tharanga, Misbah Ul Haq and Asghar Afghan will be crucial for the team with the bat. While Nuwan Kulasekara and Muttiah Muralitharan are the key bowlers, who are doing well, while Rafique and Afghan were a surprise performer in the last match of Legend League Cricket T20 2022


Team News

  • Asia Lions are expected to make the finals with 2 wins, irrespective of the result of this game.
  • Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Hafeez not available due to PSL commitments.
  • The players like Asghar Afghan and Mohammad Rafique expected to feature in this game due to impressive performances.
  • Romesh Kaluwitharana to be the wicket keeper in the absence of Akmal.
  • If fit, Umar Gul can replace Dilhara Fernando in the 11.

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ASL Playing 11 (likely)


1. Upul Tharanga
2. Romesh Kaluwitharana (wk)
3. Tillakaratne Dilshan
4. Asghar Afghan
5. Misbah Ul Haq(c)
6. Mohammad Yousuf
7. Dilhara Fernando/Umar Gul
8. Mohammad Rafique
9. Muttiah Muralitharan
10. Nuwan Kulasekara
11. Shoaib Akhtar

Asia Lions Squad

Asia Lions Squad: Misbah Ul Haq(c), Shoaib Akhtar, Sanath Jayasuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas, Shoaib Malik, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Umar Gul,  Asghar Afghan, Upul Tharanga, Mohammad Yousuf, Nuwan Kulasekara, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Azhar Mehmood, Habibul Bashar, Dilhara Fernando, Mohammad Rafique


Who are Dream11 captain, vice captain picks for World Giants vs Asia Lions from ASL?

1. Upul Tharanga Stats in Legends League Cricket 2022

The top order batsman can be trusted as the captain pick for your team due to his consistency in the T20 format over the years. Also, he has scored the most runs in the tournament.

Name Matches Runs Strike Rate
Upul Tharanga 3 201 150

 

2. Nuwan Kulasekara Stats in Legends League Cricket 2022

The leading wicket taker of the tournament has been impressive with his skills to contain runs and dismiss batsmen in regular intervals.

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Nuwan Kulasekara 3 4 6.08

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Harshit Rathi

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