CT vs PR Dream11 Prediction: The grand finale of the Everest Premier League T20 2021 is scheduled to be played between the Pokhara Rhinos and the Chitwan Tigers at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Nepal on 9 October (Saturday). The team winning this penultimate game will become the champions of this T20 tournament.
Both these teams are coming into this game after performing really well in their previous outings and also throughout the entire tournament so far. The Chitwan Tigers delivered a superb performance throughout the league stage and also defeated the Pokhara Rhinos to directly qualify for the finals. On the other hand, the Pokhara Rhinos registered a brilliant 7-wicket win against Bhairahawa Gladiators in the Qualifier 2.
This is the fourth edition of the Everest Premier League T20 and the last tournament was held in 2018. All the 19 matches of this edition of the competition will be played at the same venue which is at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur in Nepal. It will be important for both these teams to play with their best of abilities.
Fixture Name: Final, Chitwan Tigers vs Pokhara Rhinos
Competition: Everest Premier League T20
Date: 9 October
Time: 12 PM IST
Ground: Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur, Nepal
Pitch Report: The conditions at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground were helpful for both the pacers and spinners to a great extent as seen in the last game. The batters will have to show some great amount of application and things will be difficult for batting as the game progresses. The par score will remain around 140-150 and thus, bowling first will be a perfect choice of decision on this wicket.
The Chitwan Tigers surely are the better team in this match and also the Everest Premier League T20, therefore picking more of CT players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams will be important. It will be a good deal to include more of all-rounders and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Mohammad Shahzad, Richard Levi, Kesrick Williams and Karim Janat will be the must picks in this game.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Mohammad Shahzad
BATTERS: Bhim Sharki, Rajesh Pulami, Richard Levi
ALL-ROUNDERS: Karim Janat, Asela Gunaratne, Nandan Yadav
BOWLERS: Sompal Kami, Kesrick Williams, Bikram Sob, Sagar Dhakal
The Chitwan Tigers will definitely have the upper hand in this contest due to their incredible performances throughout the league stage in this Everest Premier League T20 2021. Chitwan Tigers are likely to win this match as they have some really good players in their line-up. On the other hand, Kathmandu Kings XI also have the ability to pose a stiff challenge in this match and will want to get their hands on the trophy.
It will be really important for the Chitwan Tigers to continue their performance and strategies both with the bat and ball in the similar manner from their opening match in this edition of the Everest Premier League T20. The trio of Mohammad Shahzad, Rajesh Pulami and Karim Janat will be their crucial players in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Sompal Kami, Sahab Alam and Kamal Singh Airee will have to pick up wickets at regular intervals.
For the Chitwan Tigers, swashbuckling batsman Mohammad Shahzad will be a crucial performer to watch out for in this second match of the Everest Premier League T20 especially after his poor show with the bat against Biratnagar Warriors. Mohammad Shahzad has done well in T20 cricket especially whenever he has played international cricket for Afghanistan. He is quite an experienced player in the shortest format scoring more than 3000 runs at a strike-rate of 135.23.
Chitwan Tigers’ all-rounder Karim Janat picked up two vital wickets with the ball and also scored 19 runs against Biratnagar Warriors. He has already scored nearly 1000 runs in his short T20 career at a wonderful strike-rate of 139.01. Janat has also picked up a total of 62 wickets in 58 matches at an economy of less than 8. Thus, he will be an important player for his team in this edition of the Everest Premier League T20.
CT Playing 11 (likely)
Kamal Singh Airee
For the Pokhara Rhinos, it will be really vital to better their performances both in the batting as well as bowling departments to do well in this crucial phase of the tournament. The trio of Richard Levi, Sunil Dhamala and Asela Gunaratne will have to take the responsibility in the batting department and they will be aiming to play their best cricket. On the other side, Kesrick Williams, Sushan Bhari and Bikram Sob will be their important bowlers.
For the Pokhara Rhinos, all-rounder Asela Gunaratne can prove to be really effective both with the bat and ball due to his brilliant record. Gunaratne has scored more than 1300 runs in T20 cricket and has played as many as 75 matches. He has also notched up an impressive total of 9 half-centuries so far in the shortest format. The all-rounder can deliver with the ball as well because he has already picked up 50 wickets.
Pokhara Rhinos’ pace bowler Kesrick Williams will be a crucial clog in the bowling attack for his side in this Everest Premier League T20 2021. The Caribbean pace bowler has the experience of playing T20 cricket over the years in different conditions and also at the international level. He has nearly picked up as many as 150 wickets at an economy of 8.68.
PR Playing 11 (likely)
Lokesh Bahadur Bam
Bibek Kumar Yadav
Watch the Everest Premier League T20 2021 Live score and streaming on the FanCode app. All the player stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on FanCode. There will a great experience of entertainment and FanCode is the official sponsor of this local competition organised by the Nepal Cricket Board. There will be some exciting names in action in this Final between CT VS PR.
The 2021 edition of the Everest Premier League T20 will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights was not available for this local Twenty20 competition and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform which is the FanCode app. However, even on the FanCode app, the entertaining cricketing coverage is available just like it is on the television sets.
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