ECS T10 Iceland 2020: Match 1, Reykjavik Vikings vs Kopavogur Puffins - Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

ECS T10 Iceland 2020: Match 1, Reykjavik Vikings vs Kopavogur Puffins – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

David Cook is the third-highest wicket-taker in Icelandic cricket. His bowling average of 18.86 and strike rate of 16.58 prove that he could wreak havoc in the cloudy weather conditions. 

Match Details

The 1st match of the ECS Iceland T10 League between Reykjavik Vikings and Kopavogur Puffins will be played at the Vioistaoatun in Reykjavik.

This match starts at 10:30 AM local time (4:00 PM IST) (10:30 AM GMT). It will be streamed live on Fan code.

Preview

The ECS T10 action moves to Iceland this week as Reykjavik gears up to host the T10 League. The home side Reykjavik Vikings will clash with Kopavagur Puffins in the first game of the competitions. Both sides will be keen to kick off their campaign with a win. 

Weather Report

The atmosphere will stay cloudy in the morning. The temperature will loom around 11 degrees Celsius. 

Pitch Report

The cloudy conditions might assist the pace bowlers in Iceland. The shorter boundaries may prompt the captains to field first at this venue. 

Injury & Availability News

(Will be added when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Reykjavik Vikings

Brendon Fernando, Max Sandaru, Agha Khan, Javed Khan, Ravi Rawat, Derick Deonarin, Sadun Lankathilaka, Prabhath Weerasooriya, Asim Ayoub, Jegadeesh Subramaniyam, Lakmal Bandara. 

Bench: Mahinda Dissanayeka, Lal Mahagoda, Kathiravan Narayanan. 

Kopavogur Puffins

Lakshitha Bimasara, Leslie Dcunha, Olafur Briem, Bala Kamallakharan, Ananthakrishnan Kuppusamy, Kennan Botha, Dushan Bandara, Sampath Nagarajan, Abhishek Chauhan, David Cook, Ramachandran Gujjappan.

Bench:  Sebastiaan Dreyer, Pradeep De, Ali Khan.  

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Top Picks

Dushan Bandara is one of the best players in Icelandic cricket. The all-rounder has scored 308 runs for the Puffins, with his highest score being 95. He is also the most successful bowler in Icelandic cricket history as he has taken 68 wickets in his career. 

Lakmal Bandara is the highest run-scorer for the Vikings. He has amassed 248 runs in 11 innings and his strike rate is 275. Derick Deonarin has backed him up well as he has scored 157 runs in 7 innings this year. The top-order batsman has scored one half-century in 2020. 

Leslie Dcunha will be the wildcard pick for captaincy. He has scored 122 runs in seven innings and has an average of 24.40. Although he has not touched the 50-runs mark even once, his quickfire 30-40 could make a major difference.  

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options: Dushan Bandara, Lakmal Bandara

Vice-Captain Options: Derick Deonarin, Leslie Dcunha

Suggested Playing XIs for Head to Head/Small Leagues

Keeper – Brendon Fernando

Batsmen – Agha Khan, Max Sandaru, Leslie Dcunha (vc), Olafur Briem

All-Rounders – Lakmal Bandara, Dushan Bandara (c), Keenan Botha

Bowlers – Prabath Weerasooriya, Sampath Nagarajan, Ramachandran Gujjappan. 

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Suggested Playing XIs for Grand/Mega Leagues

Keeper – Brendon Fernando

Batsmen – Agha Khan, Max Sandaru, Leslie Dcunha 

All-Rounders – Lakmal Bandara (c), Derick Deonarin (vc), Keenan Botha, Dushan Bandara

Bowlers – Prabath Weerasooriya, Abhishek Chauhan, David Cook.

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Expert Advice

David Cook is the third-highest wicket-taker in Icelandic cricket. His bowling average of 18.86 and strike rate of 16.58 prove that he could wreak havoc in the cloudy weather conditions. 

Probable Winners

Reykjavik Vikings are expected to win this match.

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