European Cricket Series – Alicante T10, Match 2: Pinatar Pirates CC vs Intellectual CC: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Nadeem Muhammad and Gopi Singh will be the favourite picks due to their recent performances with the bat.

Sharjah cricket stadium
Sharjah cricket stadium. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 2nd game of the ECS-Alicante T10 League 2020 will be played between Pinatar Pirates C.C. and Intellectual CC. at the Woodbridge Oval in Albir.

The match starts at 12:00 PM local time (4:30 PM IST) (11:00 AM GMT). This match can be viewed live on the Fan code.


Preview for Dream11 Fantasy

After playing a campaign opener against Sporting Alfas, the Pinatar Pirates C.C are scheduled to lock horns with Intellectual CC. on the same ground. It will be a hectic day for Pirates and their side might get drained out after their first outing. However, they are expected to come out as a winner due to their balanced and experienced squad.

They will bank on their top-order batsmen Gopi Singh and Santosh Rai, who have done an impressive job with the bat in the recent past. Meanwhile, in their bowling, they have the trio of  Lovejit Singh, Balwant Singh and Kulwant Singh, who will look to restrict the opponent on a nominal score.

Weather Report/Condition

The weather forecast says that the chances of rain are high and it might abandon the game on Monday. The wind will be blowing at a rate of 33 to 44 km/hr whereas the temperature will hover between 9 and 23 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.

Pitch Report

The track at Woodbridge Oval is expected to offer a lot of swing to the fast bowlers due to the windy conditions. The fans are expected to get a low scoring affair as far as the stats of this ground are concerned. A score of and around 100 runs in the game is expected to be a defendable score in the 10 over match on this ground. Most probably the side winning the toss will look to bat first.

Average first innings score: 95 (Stats considered until Match 7)

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

Injury & Availability News

(Will be shared when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Intellectual CC

Umair Akram, Sadeem Muhammad, Laurence McGarry (WK), Noman Ahmad, Christopher Horne, Gordon Neve, Husnain Akram, I. Baig/ Hassan Askari, Joe Brown, Usman Mirza, Atle Barlaup

Bench –  Aslam Dogar,  Nadeem Muhammad, Sulman Ullah Ihsan, Hafiz Abid, I. Baig/ Hassan Askari

Pinatar Pirates C.C.

Rahul Maini, Gopi Singh, Santosh Rai, Kuldeep Lal, Lovejit Singh, Jassie Jagdeep Singh, Sukhpal Singh, Balwant Singh, Sukhi Singh (wk), Gulshan Kumar/Dillpreet Singh, Kulwant Singh

Bench: Mukhtiar Singh, Gulshan Kumar/Dillpreet Singh, Javed Iqbal, Vikash Singh, Harwinderdeep Singh

Top Picks

Nadeem Muhammad and Gopi Singh will be the hot favourite pick due to their recent performances with the bat. Usman Mirza and Atle Barlaup will be the other promising picks for the match between Pinatar Pirates C.C. and Intellectual CC.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Laurence McGarry, Gopi Singh

Vice-Captain – Gulshan Kumar, Sadeem Muhammad

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sukhpal Singh, Laurence McGarry

Batters – Santosh Rai, Gopi Singh (VC), Umair Akram, Sadeem Muhammad (C)

All-Rounders – Lovejit Singh, Christopher Horne

Bowlers – Usman Mirza, Atle Barlaup, Dillpreet Singh


Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Laurence McGarry (C)

Batters – Santosh Rai, Gopi Singh, Umair Akram, Jassie Jagdeep Singh

All-Rounders – Gordon Neve, Husnain Akram, Gulshan Kumar (VC)

Bowlers – Hassan Askari, Dillpreet Singh, Kulwant Singh


Expert Advice

Both the teams can opt for some surprising changes in the team. So, it will be wise for the user to wait for the confirmed playing XI for the match.

Probable Winners

Pinatar Pirates C.C 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.