Manas Tigers and Brahmaputra Boys will lock their horns in the Match 15 of BYJU’S Assam T20 on Thursday. It is one of the most anticipated match in this tournament, as both teams have performed admirably throughout the season. Manas Tigers lost their previous match against Dihing Patkai Riders as they failed to defend the total of 131 runs posted by them. They are rooted at the last place on the league table. Brahmaputra Boys are coming into this match after winning their last battle against Subansiri Champs. They posted 148 runs on the board and won the match by a margin of 36 runs. Currently, they are in the second position on the league table with 2 wins from four games. Now, both of them will be looking to make a mark in the tournament through this match.
This is the 15th clash of the tournament and there is no doubt that Manas Tigers and Brahmaputra Boys are quality sides and all can expect a close competition in this outing. Big hitting and skillful bowling are expected to be a feature of this game. Both the teams have some talented players in their sides. So, the fans can expect thrills and chills in this encounter on Friday as these teams have a wide array of talents in their disposal.
The top performers of this tournament will be selected for the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. This could act act as an added zeal in the performances of players from both the teams. In this clash, there will be the equal possibility for both the team, Manas Tigers and Brahmaputra Boys, to play their best cricket and win this T20 tournament. But due to the diversity in talents and depth in the squad, Brahmaputra Boys will be the favourites to stay on top of this game. But expect a tight game on Friday.
Fixture Name: Match 15
Competition: BYJU’S Assam T20
Date: 25 September
Time: 9:00 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
MTI(recent last): L-L-L
BRB(recent last): W-W-L
Ground: Judges Field in Guwahati.
Pitch Report: The pitch and the conditions at the Judges Field in Guwahati will have enough assistance for the bowlers. It will be challenging for the batsmen to adjust on this wicket and they have to show great amount of application to score runs. It will be a low-scoring encounter and batting first will be a good decision.
The players like Nihar Deka, Romario Sharma and Rishav Das will be vital picks due to their form and track-record. In the all-rounder category, Abdul Ajij Khuraishi, Pallavkumar Das, Biplab Saikia and Krishna Das will be crucial. The bowlers like Dharani Rabha, Pushparaj Sharma and Mukhtar Hussain are quite experienced and can pick up the vital wickets.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Sourav Saha
BATSMEN: Nihar Deka, Romario Sharma, Rishav Das
ALL-ROUNDERS: Abdul Ajij Khuraishi, Pallavkumar Das, Biplab Saikia, Krishna Das
BOWLERS: Dharani Rabha, Pushparaj Sharma, Mukhtar Hussain
The Brahmaputra Boys are expected to win this game due to the solid batting department of the team. Brahmaputra Boys’ first match was abandoned due to rain. But they are coming into this match after winning their last two battles in this tournament. On the other side, though, Manas Tigers has lost all their matches in this term, they can pose a really good challenge in this encounter. So, the fans here can expect a nail-biting ending when these two sides take the field on Friday morning.
The likes of Kunal Sakia, Manashjyoti Gogoi and Sunzow Brahma are some of the crucial players from them. They should be looking to put on a high score on the board and put the opponents under its pressure to extract the positive result.
One of the most experience player of the Manas Tigers is Dharani Rabha and has the capability motivate the team. He has played a vital role for his team in the tournament and has scored 36 runs and picked up 3 wickets as well. His economy rate is 4.68.
Pallavkumar Das will be on the look-out to keep performing well and and score some runs in this clash. He is doing well for his team at the moment. Though failed to convert his start in the last game and went back to the pavilion with 31 runs, he can be a good pick for this clash. His strike rate is 79.03.
The Manas Tigers team is not likely to make any change in their usual first team for this important fixture of the tournament. There are no injury worries for them too. So we can expect a strong side from their camp.
MTI Playing 11 (likely)
Brahmaputra Boys knows the strength of the opponents and could focus on a strong bowling line-up to counter the threat of the Manas Tigers’ strong batting line up. Though they are on a two-match winning run, they can’t take their opponent lightly in this clash.
One of the most experience player of Brahmaputra Boys team is Biplab Saikia and he will be the most vital player due to his ability to stabilize the team. He has played a vital role in the last game. In this tournament, he has scored 56 runs and picked 4 wickets for his side.
Krishna Das has displayed fine economy earlier and will be the most important bowler for the team to perform well in this clash. In the last match against Subansiri Champs, he went on to bag 3 wickets by giving away just 9 runs in his spell.
After winning two matches in a row, the Brahmaputra Boys expected to keep their usual combination intact for this tough encounter against the strong opponent. They also don’t have any injury issues before this clash.
BRB Playing 11 (likely)
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The match between the Manas Tigers and the Brahmaputra Boys of BYJU’S Assam T20 tournament will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights was not available for this series.
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