European Cricket Series – Alicante T10, Match 14: Madrid United CC vs La Manga CC: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Adam Algar and Jonathan Kinsella will play an important role in any fantasy team.

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 14th match of the ECS-Alicante T10 league 2020 will be played between Madrid United CC and La Manga 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 have suffered two defeats in their last three outings. On Thursday they are expected to come out with some amazing performances against La Manga CC. In batting, they have Ittfaq Ahmed, Abdul Hafeez and Qadar Nawaz in the top order, who will look to compile some good runs with the bat.

Meanwhile, Taqueer Ahmed will also come handy as he smacked a swift fifty in the game against Sporting Alfs CC. Meanwhile, their bowlers need to put a good performance forward as they have failed so far in the tournament.

La Manga CC has won one game out of their last two outings. After Sporting Alfas CC, they will lock horns with Madrid United CC. They have done convincingly well in the tournament. They have some exciting players in their ranks, who can single-handedly win games for the team. However, they would be hopeful of winning the match against out of form side of Madrid United CC.

Weather Condition/Report:

The weather forecast says that there are no chances of rain on the matchday with Sun expected to play some hide and seek during match time. The wind will be blowing at a rate of 20 to 28 km/hr whereas the temperature will hover between 12 and 25 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The track at Sporting Alfas Cricket Club is to go in favour of the batsmen with bowlers expected to get some swing due to the windy conditions. A target of 110 + runs is easily defendable on this ground as none of the teams hasn’t managed to chase a target more than 110 runs on this ground in the tournament. The side winning the toss will look to bat in order to be on the safer side.

Average first innings score: 99 (In 10 matches played at the venue) (Stats considered until match 4)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 5; Lost – 4, NR – 1

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, Kashif Iqbal/ Z UL-Qayam, Jabar Ali, Farukh Nadeem, Ashfaq Yaqoob, Alian Abbas Bhatt, Abdul Kalam, Tausef Arshad, Taswar Azam, Usman Ali

La Manga C.C

Adam Algar, Joel Brook, Jonathan Kinsella, Ravi Panchal, Paul Hennessey/ Hugh James, Kieran Wood, Connor Wood, Paul Harvey, Pawitter Singh, Charlie Rumistrzewicz, Theo Rumistrzewicz

Bench – Neil Brook, Paul Sadler, Ollie Richardson, Amendeep Singh, Andy Mccullock, Tommy Knowles, Paul Hennessey/ Hugh James

Top Picks:

Adam Algar and Jonathan Kinsella will play an important role in any fantasy team. Waqar Zafar and Joel Brook should be vital and they be ignored while picking a Dream11 Fantasy team.  Connor Wood and Theo Rumistrzewicz should not be ignored in the bowlers’ category.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain –Adam Algar, Robiul Khan

Vice-Captain – Qadar Nawaz, Abdul Hafeez

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper –Waqar Zafar, Adam Algar (C)

Batters – Joel Brook, Kieran Wood, Robiul Khan, Z UL-Qayam, Jonathan Kinsella

All-RoundersQadar Nawaz (VC)

Bowlers – Abdul Hafeez, Connor Wood, Theo Rumistrzewicz


Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper –Adam Algar

Batters – Joel Brook, Kieran Wood, Robiul Khan (C), Z UL-Qayam, Jonathan Kinsella, Ashfaq Ahmed

All-Rounders – Ravi Panchal, Noore Azamn

BowlersAbdul Hafeez (VC), Charlie Rumistrzewicz, Theo Rumistrzewicz


Expert Advice

Both the teams can opt for some surprising changes in their line up from the previous games. However, the majority of players from the aforementioned are expected to play in the match between Madrid United CC and La Manga CC. So, it will be wise for the user to pick wait for the confirmed XI.

Probable Winners:

La Manga C.C might emerge out victorious in this game.

*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.