ECS T10 Bulgaria, 2020: 1st Semi-Final, Indo-Bulgarian CC vs Indian Tuskers – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

ECS T10 Bulgaria, 2020: 1st Semi-Final, Indo-Bulgarian CC vs Indian Tuskers – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Indo-Bulgarian CC are expected to win this match.

A helicopter tries to dry the pitch
A helicopter tries to dry the pitch after heavy overnight rain during the Fifth One Day International match between India and England at the Neheru Stadium on April 9, 2006 in Gauhati, India. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 1st Semi-Final of the ECS T10 Bulgaria 2020 is all set to play between Indo-Bulgarian CC and Indian Tuskers at the National Sports Academy Vasil Levski, Sofia.

This match is scheduled to start at 09:00 AM Local Time (11:30 AM IST) and it will be streamed live on FanCode.

Preview:

The 1st Semi-Final match of the tournament is going to be played between Indo-Bulgarian CC and Indian Tuskers on this Friday. Both the teams will be facing each other for the third time in the league. In the last two encounters, Indo-Bulgarian CC had overwhelmed this opposition. This included a 119-run win in their first meeting followed by a 6-wicket win in the next.

Indo-Bulgarian CC finished the league stages at the top of the points table with six wins in eight matches. Indian Tuskers, on the other hand, finished fourth as they won only two out of eight games till now. Keeping that in mind, Indo-Bulgarian CC will enter as the favourites to win this match. Moreover, their batting is solid when compared to their opposition, and the Tuskers have to be at their best to win the strongest team of the league.


Weather Report 

The skies will be clear in Sofia and the sun will be out during the match with the temperatures hovering around 18–22 Degrees Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The surface at Sofia is very good to bat on. Batsmen have been dominated on the first four days of the competition and the trend is expected to continue on Friday as well.

Average first innings score: 136 (Last five matches played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams:  Won – 1, Lost – 3, Tied – 1


Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Indo-Bulgarian CC:

Sid Kulkarni, Prakash Mishra(c), Agagyul Ahmadhel, Shafquat Khan, Hamid Raza, Gagandeep Singh, Hristo Lakov, Rohit Singh, Bakhtiar Tahiri, Swarup Nagraj, Lavesh Sharma.

Bench: Satish Ramachandran, Riyad Mia, Steve Jordaan, Bhushan Trevedi.

Indian Tuskers:

Nezer Varghese, Romald Lazarus, Clix John, Jake Mathew, Akshay Harikumar, Benhur Benjamin, Nithin Sunil, Bradley Constantine, Ken Shaji, Fayyas Mohammad, Kevin George,

Bench: Kevin Shaji, Mandeep Singh, Arun Saj, Apoorv Mishra, Ashad Arifeen, Shaun Dillon.

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Top Picks:

Bakhtiar Tahiri is the leading run-getter of the league and has plundered 492 runs in just eight matches including six half-centuries. He has also got 6 wickets in his bag. Hristo Lakov also played very well for his team and scored 253 runs from eight games. Prakash Mishra will be the key bowler for Indo-Bulgarian CC as he took 8 wickets in eight matches he played.

Fayyas Mohammad looked good with the bat in the last game against this opposition where he scored 53 runs, which ultimately ended up in a tie. Akshay Harikumar has bowled well for his side and taken six wickets in as many games he played.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Fayyas Mohammad, Bakhtiar Tahiri

Vice-Captain Options – Hristo Lakov, Akshay Harikumar

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Nithin Sunil

Batters – Fayyas Mohammad (C), Hristo Lakov (VC), Prakash Mishra, Gagandeep Singh, Romald Lazarus

All-Rounders – Bakhtiar Tahiri, Akshay Harikumar

Bowlers – Bradley Constantine, Agagyul Ahmadhel, Swarup Nagraj

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Nithin Sunil

Batters – Fayyas Mohammad, Prakash Mishra, Clix John, Gagandeep Singh

All-Rounders – Bakhtiar Tahiri (C), Akshay Harikumar (VC), Rohit Singh

Bowlers – Bradley Constantine, Agagyul Ahmadhel, Swarup Nagraj


Expert Advice:

You can pick Prakash Mishra as the multiplier in any one of your Fantasy teams because he comes to bat at the top order and also bowls his quota of overs.

Probable Winners:

Indo-Bulgarian CC are expected to win this match.

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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.