European Cricket Series Alicante T10: 2nd Semi-final: Levante CC vs Madrid United CC: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Tahir Afridi scored 66 runs off 22 deliveries in a game against La Manga CC

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Cricket stadium. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The semi-final 2 of the ECS-Alicante T10 league 2020 will be played between Levante CC and Madrid United CC at the Sporting Alfas Cricket Club, Alicante.

The match starts at 12:00 PM local time (11:00 AM GMT) (4:30 PM IST). This match will be live-streamed on Fan code in India.


Preview for Dream11 Fantasy:

Madrid United CC won two out of five games while one ended in a tie. This helped them in qualifying into the semi-finals of the tournament. They performed brilliantly in every respective department due to which they have managed to reap good results in the tournament. In batting, they have Abdul Hafeez, Haroon Muhammad and Qadar Nawaz, who have done an impressive job with the bat so far. They are expected to come out all guns blazing in order to qualify into the finals of the tournament.

Levante CC is in red hot form as they won four out of their five league games. They would be eager to replicate the same form in the crucial game against Madrid United CC. They boast a strong batting line up that comprises of Fuqraan Zameer, Ajmal Ilyas and Tariq Afridi, who will have the responsibility to score runs with the bat in the upcoming match. Zain Ellahi and Fuqraan Zameer played blistering knocks in the previous game due to which their side managed to defeat Intellectual CC.

Weather Condition/Report:

The weather forecast says that there are no chances of rain on the match day. The wind will be blowing at a rate of 15 to 17 km/hr whereas the temperature will deviate between 8 and 19 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The track at Sporting Alfas Cricket Club is expected to offer assistance to the batsmen as far as the trends of the tournament are concerned. In the last five games played on this ground, the side chasing side ended up being the winners on the majority occasions. So, the side winning the toss will look to field first to be on the safer side.

Average first innings score: 110 (In last five games played at the venue) (Stats considered until March 5)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 3; Lost – 2, NR – 0

Injury and Availability:

(Will update if there is any news)

Probable Playing XIs:

Madrid United CC:

Abdul Hafeez, Robiul Khan, Qadar Nawaz (C), Noore Azamn, Waqar Zafar (WK), Kashif Iqbal/ Z UL-Qayam, Haroon Muhammad, Kushram Bhatti, Ashfaq Ahmed, Imran Khan, Mohammed Saleem/Mohammad Ashraf

Bench – Waqar Akhtar, M Rabin Rahman, Itfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Ashraf/Mohammed Saleem, Kashif Iqbal/ Z UL-Qayam, Jabar Ali, Farukh Nadeem, Ashfaq Yaqoob, Alian Abbas Bhatt, Abdul Kalam, Tausef Arshad, Taswar Azam, Usman Ali

Levante CC:

Ajmal Ilyas, Imtiaz Ullah, Zain Ellahi, Tariq Iqbal, F Zameer, Ibtisam Ahmad, Sharad Brahmbhatt (WK), Tahir Afridi, Azhar Abbas, Faiz Bhat, Qasim Abbas

Bench –Barry Eaton, David Tivey, Naveed Begun, Paul Morrison, Furqan Sahi, Jaggi Singh, Khaliq Anwar Begun, Martin Taylor, Sam Collins

Top Picks:

Zain Ellahi and Fuqraan Zameer played amazing knocks with the bat in the previous game. So, they are going to be the obvious choice for any fantasy team. Tahir Afridi and scored 66 runs off 22 deliveries in a game against La Manga CC and he is currently in red hot form with the bat. So, he should be picked in any fantasy team. Ajmal Ilyas will also play a vital role in any fantasy team.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – F Zameer, Tahir Afridi

Vice-Captain – Qadar Nawaz, Abdul Hafeez

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper –Waqar Zafar, Sharad Brahmbhatt

BattersAbdul Hafeez (C), Robiul Khan, F Zameer

All-RoundersTahir Afridi (VC), Azhar Abbas, Ajmal Ilyas

Bowlers – Ibtisam Ahmad, Qasim Abbas, Imtiaz Ullah

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper –Waqar Zafar

BattersF Zameer (C), Abdul Hafeez, Robiul Khan, Kashif Iqbal

All-Rounders –Qadar Nawaz (VC), Ajmal Ilyas, Haroon Muhammad

Bowlers – Faiz Bhat, Qasim Abbas, Imtiaz Ullah

Expert Advice

Levante CC and Madrid United CC might look to play with best XI in the crucial game. So, it will be wise for the users to pick the in-form players in both the teams without any hesitation.

User Tips: The user can go with the team combination of two wicketkeepers, three batsmen, three all-rounders and three bowlers.

Probable Winners:

Madrid United CC is expected to win the match.

*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.