Darwin T20 Cricket, Pool B: PNT vs IN-XI – 11Wickets Fantasy Tips

Darwin Top End T20 2020: Pool B, Pint Cricket Club vs Invitational XI: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Mariyatharsan Shanthakumar scored 2056 runs and took 92 wickets across 75 matches.


Match Details:

The Pool B match of 2020 Darwin Top End T20 will be played between Pint Cricket Club and Invitational XI at the Marrara Cricket Ground.

The match starts at 10:30 AM local time (10:30 AM IST) (5:00 AM GMT).

This game can be streamed live on the MyCricket Facebook page.


Pint Cricket Club will be up against the Invitational XI in the second game of the Pool B of the Darwin Top End T20. The two sides will be kick-start their campaign on Saturday afternoon at the Marrara Cricket Ground after the game between Waratah Cricket Club and Nightcliff Cricket Club. The Pint Cricket team will be led by Tim Garner while the Invitational XI will play under Waseem Akram’s captaincy. The Invitational XI is boosted by the presence of some of the inform and experienced all-rounders.

Weather Condition/Report:

There will be partial cloud coverage during the game between Pint and Invitational XI.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Pint Cricket Club and Invitational XI match will be played at the Marrara Cricket Ground which had an average first-innings total of 154 during the Strike League T20 Competition in 2019. This game will be played on the same pitch that will be used for the match between Waratah and Nightcliff in the morning.

Average first innings score: 154 (2019 Strike League T20)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 7, Lost – 5

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Pint Cricket Club:

Tim Garner (C), Jack Flynn, Simon Lavers, Ash Norman, Joel Logan, Bilal Abbas, Tom Grose, Nick Glinatsis, Daniel Lang, Karan Samra, Anthony Harrison.

Bench – Sulaman Khan, Ben May.

International XI:

Vishnvardhan Thamelselan, Suneet Vinod-Suseela, Boney Sebastian, Mohammad Mahabub-Hossain, Rajesh Pellai, Ajay Emmanual, Kartik Minhas, Mariyatharsan Shanthakumar, Waseem Akram (C), Jashandeep Singh-Saini, Jagmeet Singh.

Bench – Muhammad Nawaz, Amrik Singh, Rana Abu-Baker.

Top Picks:

Watch out for all-round efforts from Mariyatharsan Shanthakumar who has collected 2056 runs at 34.85 and also claimed 92 wickets at of 15.18 from 75 games. Tim Garner has been quite dominant with the bat having scored 4296 runs from 167 matches at an average of 32.06 and also took 88 wickets at an average of 24.66. Boney Sebastian is a proper wicket-taker as he picked up a total of 87 wickets at an impressive average of 15.62 from the 65 matches he played thus far.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – Suneet Vinod-Suseela, Mariyatharsan Shanthakumar, Tim Garner

Vice-Captain options – Anthony Harrison, Boney Sebastian, Simon Lavers

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Vishnvardhan Thamelselan

BatsmenSuneet Vinod-Suseela (C), Ajay Emmanual, Jack Flynn, Simon Lavers

All-Rounders – Boney Sebastian, Rajesh Pellai, Tim Garner (VC)

Bowlers – Mariyatharsan Shanthakumar, Anthony Harrison, Joel Logan

12th Man – Tom Grose


Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Daniel Lang

Batsmen – Suneet Vinod-Suseela, Ajay Emmanual, Jack Flynn, Nick Glinatsis

All-Rounders – Boney Sebastian, Tim Garner, Bilal Abbas

Bowlers – Kartik Minhas, Mariyatharsan Shanthakumar (C), Anthony Harrison (VC)

12th Man – Tom Grose


(Note: Players with 9 credits or less can only be chosen as the 12th man. This feature will only come into play if one of 11 players of your team is not the part of the playing XI.)

Expert Advice:

Simon Lavers is among the most preferred players in the fantasy team for this game. However, he had to exclude him from our team for Mega/Grand Leagues due to his cost. He is placed at 9.5 credits and ousting will save up credits for picking all-rounders and bowlers.

Probable Winners:

The Invitational XI has a much balanced compared to Pint Cricket Club.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.