Kerala Knights vs Northern Warriors, 19th Match Preview
Sharjah, November 29th, Thursday at 05:00 PM IST
Kerala Knights will face Northern Warriors in their second playoff fixture on Thursday at Sharjah.
Knights concerned over batting woes
After finishing the group stage with 1 win out of three games, Kerala Knights locked horns with Punjabi Legends in the first playoff fixture and suffered 36 runs defeat. After winning the toss, Kerala Knights opted to bowl first and restricted Punjabi Legends for 107/5. However, while chasing, Knights were bowled out for a paltry 71 with Chris Gayle (35 of 19) being the top scorer. Apart from Gayle, no one else managed to score in double digits. Scoring runs is the main concern for Knights. They need to put a better show with the bat when they face Warriors tomorrow.
Charged up Warriors eye another win
On the opposite, Northern Warriors managed a dramatic one-wicket win over Sindhis in their first playoff encounter. After winning the toss, Warriors restricted Sindhis for mere 91/6 with Andre Russell, Hary Gurney and Hardus Viljoen returning with two wickets each. In response, Warriors managed 92-9 at the last ball of the innings with just 1 wicket remaining. Prior to that, Northern Warriors finished at top of the Group B table with 2 wins out of three group stage games.
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Eoin Morgan, Chris Gayle, Wayne Parnell, Kieron Pollard, Sohail Tanvir, Paul Stirling, Sandeep Lamichhane, Tom Curran, Fabien Alen, Upul Tharanga, Imran Nazir, Benny Howell, R Singh Sodhi, Muhammad Naveed, Abdul Shakoor
Daren Sammy (c), Lendl Simmons, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Dwayne Smith, Ravi Bopara, Khary Pierre, Wahab Riaz, Harry Gurney, Andre Russell, Amitoze Singh, Hardus Viljoen, Kennar Lewis, Chris Green, Imran Haider, Rovman Powell, Rahul Bhatia
Here’s the probable KER vs NOR playing 11-
Kerala Knights Playing11-
Wicket-Keeper:- Upul Tharanga/Jonny Bairstow
Batters:- Reetinder Sodhi, Paul Stirling, Eoin Morgan, Chris Gayle,
All-rounder:- Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen
Bowlers:- Sandeep Lamichhane, Wayne Parnell, Mohammad Naveed, Sohail Tanvir
Northern Warriors Playing11-
Wicket-Keeper:- Nicholas Pooran (wk),
Batters:- Lendl Simmons, Daren Sammy (c), Rovman Powell
All-rounder:- Russell, Ravi Bopara
Bowlers:- Wahab Riaz, Chris Green, Harry Gurney, Hardus Viljoen, Imran Haider,
Nicholas Pooran will be a safe bet in wicketkeeper. Either Upul Tharanga or Jonny Bairstow will do the keeping for Knights.
Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons and Rovman Powell will be ideal pick sin batsmen. You can also consider Eoin Morgan.
Wayne Parnell, Andre Russell and Ravi Bopara will be right picks in all-rounder.
Sandeep Lamichhane, Wahab Riaz and H Viljoen will be good choices in bowling.
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