BAL vs PTK Dream11 Match Prediction | Who Will Win Today match
Sharjah, October 13 at 05:30 PM IST
Second-placed Balkh Legends are pitted against Paktia Panthers in first of the Saturday doubleheader in an Afghanistan Premier League 2018 tie.
After three games, Balkh Legends are tied on points with Kabul Zwanan, with latter topping the table with a better net run rate. They have registered three wins while losing only to Paktia Panthers (Oct 10), and would come out charge to avenge the loss.
On the other hand, Paktia Panthers are third on the APL points table with two wins under their belt. They did not get off the perfect start in the competition but collected two wins on the bounce thereafter. Having flattened Balkh Legends earlier in the competition, the Panthers would look to make it 2-0.
Pitch conditions: Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium has been hard on bowlers on most occasions. The bat is more likely to dominate the ball.
Last T20 result at the venue: Balkh Legends 143/7 defeat Nangarhar Leopards 118 all-out – October 11, Afghanistan Premier League 2018
As of now, there is no report of any injury in the two sides. No changes expected in the two lineups today.
Here's how the two sides may lineup for Balkh Legends vs Paktia Panthers clash.
Balkh Legends Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Ikram Ali Khil
Batsmen -Chris Gayle, Ryan ten Doeschate, Colin Munro, Usman Ghani
All-rounders – Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib
Bowlers – Mirwais Ashraf, Aftab Alam, Qais Ahmad
Paktia Panthers Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Mohammad Shahzad
Batsmen – Ihsanullah Janat, Cameron Delport, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
All-rounders – Sikandar Raza, Shahid Afridi, Samiullah Shenwari
Bowlers – Yamin Ahmadzai, Ziaw Rahman, Isuru Udana, Sharafuddin Ashraf
Balkh Legends squad: Mohammad Nabi(c), Ryan ten Doeschate, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Gulbadin Naib, Asadullah Matani, Qais Ahmad, Chris Gayle, Colin Munro, Dilshan Munaweera, Usman Ghani, Ravi Bopara, Ben Laughlin, Aftab Alam, Malcolm Waller, Darwish Rasooli, Tariq Stanikzai, Samiullah, Farhan Zakhil and Mirwais Ashraf.
Paktia Panthers squad: Mohammad Shahzad (c & wk), Sikandar Raza, Zia-ur-Rehman, Yousuf Zazai, Azmatullah Omarzai, Tahir Khan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Calum MacLeod, Yamin Ahmadzai, Fazal Rahman, Cameron Delport, Ihsanullah Janat, Shahid Afridi, Isuru Udana, Samiullah Shenwari and Sharafuddin Ashraf.
Wicket-keeper: Paktia Panthers skipper and wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad has led from the front, accumulating 162 runs in the tournament.
Batsmen: Cameron Delport is one of the two Paktia Panthers' batsmen with over 100 runs in the tournament. Ryan ten Doeschateand Colin Munro of Balkh Legends have also amassed more than 100 runs in the competition.
All-rounders: Gulbadin Naib, Ravi Bopara, Sikandar Raza and Mohammad Nabi have had a decent tournament so far. You can go for three all-rounders out of the aforementioned.
Bowlers: Isuru Udana has made an impact in both the games he has been involved in. Aftab Alam and Mirwais Ashraf are the other safe options.
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