Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021, Match 18: CB vs DG Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Chennai Braves need to turn the table around in the 2nd half of the tournament.

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Chennai Braves will be up against Deccan Gladiators in the 18th match of the Abu Dhabi T10 league 2021 on Friday. Chennai Braves are having a miserable tournament so far having lost 5 matches in a row. They are yet to win a game in this tournament. Bowling has been their major concern and needs to be disciplined in the upcoming matches.

Deccan Gladiators on the other end have already seen a lot of ups and downs in this tournament. They lost to Bangla Tigers in their previous match by 9 wickets. They have an upper hand against Chennai Braves since they had beaten them by 24 runs in their previous face-off. With 3 wins and 2 losses, they occupy the 3rd spot in the standings with 6 points.

Match Details:

Chennai Braves vs Deccan Gladiators, Match 18

Venue: Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Date & Time: November 26th at 9:30 PM IST and 8:00 PM local time

Live Streaming: Fancode, Voot, Rishtey Cineplex, and Colors Cineplex

Pitch Report:

As usual, the batters have a major advantage on this surface and the bowlers will always be on the receiving end. The bowlers need to come up with better plans to restrict the run flow.

Probable Playing XIs for CB vs DG:

Chennai Braves

Mohammad Shahzad, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Angelo Perera, Ravi Bopara, Dasun Shanaka (c), Mary Deyal, Tion Webster, Curtis Campher, Khalid Shah, Kevin Koththigoda / Munaf Patel, Nuwan Pradeep

Deccan Gladiators

Tom Banton, Tom Kohler Cadmore, Najibullah Zadran, Tom Moores (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Andre Russell, David Wiese, Wahab Riaz (c), Odean Smith, Tymal Mills, Sultan Ahmed

CB vs DG Top Picks for CB vs DG Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Chennai Braves

Bhanuka Rajapaksa is the main batter for Chennai Braves at the top of the order. Including 2 half-centuries, he has scored 162 runs at an average of 40.5 with a strike rate of 188.37.

Ravi Bopara can bat anywhere in order and has performed well so far in this tournament. In 5 matches, he has scored 116 runs at an average of 29 with a strike rate of 190.16.

Top Picks Deccan Gladiators

Wanindu Hasaranga hasn’t got much opportunity to shine with the bat in this T10 league, however, he has bagged 8 wickets in 5 matches at an economy of 9.77.

Tom Banton has scored the most runs for Deccan Gladiators in this tournament. He has collected 102 runs in 5 matches at an average of 20.4 with a strike rate of 185.45.

CB vs DG Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament) Dream11 Points
Bhanuka Rajapaksa 162 runs 283
Ravi Bopara 116 runs 197
Wanindu Hasaranga 30 runs and 8 wickets 346
Tom Banton 102 runs 181
David Wiese 64 runs and one wicket 162

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for CB vs DG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Mohammad Shahzad, Angelo Perera, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (c), Tom Kohler Cadmore, Tom Banton, Ravi Bopara, David Wiese, Wanindu Hasaranga (vc), Nuwan Pradeep, Tymal Mills, Odean Smith

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for CB vs DG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Tom Moores, Angelo Perera, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Mary Deyal, Tom Banton (c), Ravi Bopara (vc), Andre Russell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Munaf Patel, Wahab Riaz, Tymal Mills

CB vs DG Risky Captaincy Choices:

Angelo Perera is using all his experience and scoring runs at an excellent rate in this competition. In 4 innings, he has struck 132 runs at an average of 44 with a strike rate of 180.82. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Andre Russell is yet to make a huge impact in this tournament. He has managed to score 59 runs in 5 matches and picked up 3 wickets. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Dasun Shanaka generally bats in the middle order and chances of him scoring big runs are less, and also considering the competition in the all-rounder’s slot, it’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.