ACC Western Region T20 2020: Match 6, Group B: Iran vs Saudi Arabia – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
Faisal Khan scored 26 runs from only 11 balls with three fours and two sixes in the game against Kuwait.
Updated - Feb 24, 2020 7:35 am
The 6th match of the 2020 ACC Western Region T20 in Group B will be played between Iran and Saudi Arabia at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket (Ministry Turf 2).
The match starts at 9:30 AM local time (5:30 AM GMT) (11:00 AM IST).
This game can be viewed on ACC YouTube Channel and on Fan code app in India.
Iran and Saudi Arabia; the weakest sides from Group B of the ACC Western Region T20 will be in action on Monday morning at the Ministry Turf 2. Saudi Arabia were up against Kuwait on Sunday where they were restricted to only 113 while batting first. Kuwait later chased down the target in 10.3 overs for the loss of only one wicket. On the other hand, the game against UAE was the maiden International match of Iran. They did bat full 20 overs but finished with only 61/8 on the board. UAE chased down the target in only 5.3 overs without losing a wicket.
Clear and sunny weather if forecasted at the Al Amerat Ministry Turf 2 ground on Monday morning.
The Ministry Turf 2 ground in Al Amerat usually witnesses big chases but on Sunday, it produced a low scoring match. Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were the teams involved in the morning match at this venue on the first day. Since the quality difference between Iran Saudi Arabia is lower, we can witness bigger totals.
Average first innings score: 133 (T20 matches)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 6, Lost – 1
(Will be added when there is an update)
Probable Playing XIs:
Naeim Bameri, Mohammad Yousef, Masood Jayezeh, Navid Balouch, Dad Khoda, Arshad Mazarzei (C), Nader Zahadiafzal, Ali Mohammadipour, Navid Abdollahpour, Hamid Hashemi, Emran Shahbakhsh.
Bench – Mehran Siasar, Mehran Dorri, Adel Kolasangiani.
Sajid Cheema, Abdul Waheed, Faisal Khan, Shamsudheen Purat, Muhammad Naeem, Shoaib Ali (C), Abdul Wahid, Sarfraz Butt (WK), Usman Ali, Adil Butt, Imran Yousuf.
Bench – Ibrarul Haq, Syed Ali Abbas, Khawar Zafar, Mateen Ur Rahman.
Faisal Khan scored 26 from only 11 balls with three fours and two sixes in the game against Kuwait. His innings was Saudi Arabia reach 50 inside first five overs. The team managed to score only 61 runs in 15 overs after his dismissal. The Saudi skipper Shoaib Ali accounted for the lone wicket picked up by Saudi Arabia against Kuwait. He also scored 8 runs with two fours in the first innings. Mohammad Yousef and Nader Zahadiafzal were the only players with double digits for Iran on Sunday with scores of 14 and 12 respectively. The total of 61/8 they posted was not enough for their bowlers to make an impact.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Masood Jayezeh, Faisal Khan.
Vice-Captain – Mohammad Yousef, Abdul Wahid.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Mohammad Yousef (VC)
Batters – Abdul Waheed, Faisal Khan (C), Shamsudheen Purat, Dad Khoda
All-Rounders – Abdul Wahid, Masood Jayezeh
Bowlers – Usman Ali, Adil Butt, Navid Balouch, Nader Zahadiafzal
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Mohammad Yousef
Batters – Abdul Waheed, Faisal Khan, Muhammad Naeem, Dad Khoda
All-Rounders – Abdul Wahid (VC), Masood Jayezeh (C)
Bowlers – Usman Ali, Adil Butt, Naeim Bameri, Navid Balouch
There is not much data available which helps in knowing the players in the Iran squad. The recent most match coming into the tournament they played was at least before 2015. Hence, we have got no option other than expecting them to make no changes.
Saudi Arabia has got more experience than Iran and is expected to win this match.