HUN vs CRO Dream11 Prediction: Match 1 of Budapest Cup T20 Playing 11, Pitch Report and Fantasy Cricket Tips for Hungary vs Croatia Dream11 Team

Updated on: Aug 5, 2023 12:48 pm IST

HUN vs CRO Dream11 Prediction: Match 1 of Budapest Cup T20

Match 1 of the Budapest Cup is set to take place at GB Oval, Szodliget on 5th August at 05:30 PM IST. Here are a few tips to help you create your HUN vs CRO Dream11 team.

Hungary vs Croatia, Match 1

5th August, 05:30 PM IST

GB Oval, Szodliget

HUN vs CRO Preview

Hungary have the balanced side to start off the series here in Szodliget. Hungary in recent times haven’t had a great time, they’ll be looking to perform well and get off to a winning start here.

Hungary have players like Zeeshan Kukikhel, Ali Yalmaz and Abhitesh Prashar to watch out for and they are expected to do the bulk of the scoring as well.

Croatia are coming into this game with relatively less experience but they have enough talent to do well in the series. Vedra Zanko will be leading the side and will need to lead them by example as well. Wasal Bitis will have to take the responsibility to do well down the order who’ll be playing the finisher role.

Team Form Guide:

HUN (recent first): L T L L –
CRO (recent first): NR L L L W

GB Oval, Szodliget Pitch Report

The GB Oval’s pitch in Szodliget is a balanced surface. The pitch is going to offer more assistance for the bowlers and hence the team winning the toss will most likely choose to bat first, put runs on the board and try to defend it. The teams batting first have had higher success rate at this venue and the trend is expected to continue.

HUN Playing 11

  1. Vinoth Ravindran
  2. Abhijeet Ahuja (C)
  3. Zeeshan Kukikhel
  4. Stan Ahuja (WK)
  5. Abbas Ghani
  6. Sheikh Rasik Bin Hamid
  7. Marc Ahuja
  8. Ali Yalmaz
  9. Abhishek Kheterpal
  10. Sandeep Mohandas
  11. Bhavani Adapaka

Hungary Team News

  • Hungary will be led by Abhijeet Ahuja and Stan Ahuja will don the gloves.
  • All eyes will be on Zeeshan Kukikhel who’s had tremendous success in the domestic circuit.
  • Ali Yalmaz plays as the all-rounder in the side.

HUN Key Players

Ali Yalmaz vs Croatia in T20I

Ali Yalmaz is one of the top all-rounders going around in Europe. He’s a bowling all-rounder and strikes with the ball when the team is in need.

Last 5 performances in T20I T20I matches, runs and average. Wickets & Economy against Croatia T20I matches, runs and average. Wickets & Economy T20I performance at Szodliget Captain or Vice-captain Choice
19 & 3-16, 2 & 2-34, 5 & 0-34, 0 & 2-25, 8 & DNB NA 10 matches, 41 runs & 5.12 average. 10 wickets and 9.36 economy NA

 Zeeshan Kukikhel Stats vs Croatia in T20I

Zeeshan Kukikhel is another terrific all-rounder on the side. He’s a batting all-rounder and has handy bowling abilities.

Last 5 performances in T20I T20I matches, runs and average. Wickets & Economy against Croatia T20I matches, runs and average. Wickets & Economy T20I performance at Szodliget Captain or Vice-captain Choice
13 & 0-20, 2 & 2-34, 4 & 3-31, 7 & 1-39, 17 & 2-18 NA 14 matches, 517 runs & 36.92 average. 18 wickets & 8.35 economy. NA

CRO Playing 11

  1. Akshay Daxini
  2. Naseem Khan
  3. Pero Bosnjak (WK)
  4. Vedra Zanko (C)
  5. Alen Magdalenic
  6. Wasal Bitis
  7. Jawahar Danikula
  8. Luka Stubbs
  9. Hrvoje Hajnic
  10. Antonio Faletar
  11. Dominik Faletar

Croatia Team News

  • Vedra Zanko leads the side for Croatia. They have Pero Bosnjak who will be responsible behind the stumps.
  • Croatia doesn’t have any injury concerns.

CRO Key Players

Vedra Zanko Stats vs Hungary in T20I

Vedra Zanko is one of the top batters on the side, his experience is going to be key for them in doing well in this game.

Last 5 performances in T20I T20I matches, runs and average. Wickets & Economy against Hungary T20I matches, runs and average. Wickets & Economy T20I performance at Szodliget Captain or Vice-captain Choice
DNB & DNB, 16 & 0-4, 13 & 2-9, 0 & 1-6 NA 4 matches, 29 runs & 9.66 average. 3 wickets & 5.42 NA

Wasal Bitis Stats vs Hungary in T20I

Wasal Bitis is another experienced player on the side, all eyes will be on him to do well and take his team to glory.

Last 5 performances in T20I T20I matches, runs and average. Wickets & Economy against Hungary T20I matches, runs and average. Wickets & Economy T20I performance at Szodliget. Captain or Vice-captain Choice
DNB & DNB, 32* & 1-22, 1 & DNB, 27 & 0-32, DNB & DNB NA 7 matches, 61 runs & 15.25 average. 1 wicket & 8.00 economy NA

Who will win the HUN vs CRO match?

  • Hungary are a far better side in this contest. They have the experience and the players who have proved themselves.
  • Croatia have relatively less experience in this game and will need to step up against a tough team.
  • Hungary will be favorites to go 1-0 up in the series.

According to Croatia vs Hungary today match prediction, Hungary is expected to get over the line and win this HUN vs CRO Dream11 Prediction.

HUN vs CRO Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-Keepers: Stan Ahuja, Vinoth Ravindran

Batters: Abbas Ghani

All-rounders: Zeeshan Kukikhel, Ali Yalmaz, Marc Ahuja, Wasal Bitis, Vedra Zanko

Bowlers: Sandeep Mohandas, Abhishek Kheterpal, Bhavani Adapaka

Who are Best Captain Options HUN vs CRO Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Marc Ahuja, Zeeshan Kukikhel

For Grand League: Vinoth Ravindran, Ali Yalmaz

What are HUN vs CRO Fantasy Tips?

  • Don’t pick a captain and vice-captain from Croatia as they are likely to lose by a very big margin.
  • Pick only limited players from Croatia as the players don’t have much experience on the bigger stage.
  • Zeeshan Kukikhel is a must-pick for your side and is the most suitable candidate to lead your HUN vs CRO Dream11 team.
  • Select more all-rounders from Hungary such as Marc Ahuja and Ali Yalmaz.

Where to Watch HUN vs CRO Live?

The HUN vs CRO match will be live-streamed on Fancode for fans in India.

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