Finnish Premier League 2020 – Match 35, Empire CC vs Helsinki CC: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Finnish Premier League 2020 – Match 35, Empire CC vs Helsinki CC: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Amjad Sher is the favourite captain option.

Match Details:

The 35th match of the ongoing Finnish Premier League 2020 between the Empire Cricket Club and the Helsinki Cricket Club will be played at the Kerava National Cricket Ground.

The match is scheduled to begin at 06:00 PM local time (08:30 PM IST) and can be streamed live through FanCode.


The table-toppers of the tournament, the Empire CC have been in great form in the tournament so far, winning all of their 7 matches and coming into this match, the team would be riding high on confidence as compared to their opponents. This is because, so far, the tournament has not been so good for the Helsinki CC. The team has played the same number of matches as the Empire Cricket Club, but have been able to win only two out of those, have lost three and two of the matches have been abandoned. So, it would not be a surprise to anyone if the Empire CC wins this match.

Weather Report:

Overcast conditions, with temperatures of around 12-15 degree Celsius, are expected to prevail during the match and no rainfall is expected to interrupt the match.

Pitch Report:

The pitch on this ground is assured to provide a balanced contest between the bat and the ball, making things equal on all fronts for both the batsmen and the bowlers. All that will matter here is how the players are able to use what is up for grabs and use it to their advantage.

Average first innings score: 126 (Previous 5 games)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 3

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Helsinki CC:

Zahidullah Kamal, Faheem Nellancheri, Abdul Wahid Qureshi, Adnan Syed, Obaidullah Sadiqui, Aniketh Pushthay, Khalid Rahman Mangal, Ghulam Abbas Butt, Zakiullah Kamal, Abdul Ahad Qureshi, Maneesh Chauhan

Bench: Rakesh Bhatia, Faheem Nellancheri, Abbas Khan, Venkat Swaroop Achuta, Sapan Mehta, Aminullah Malikzay, Avnish Kumar, Akhil Arjunan, Karthik Pavan, Zahoor Khan, Ghulam Abbas Butt, Affan Bin Zaffar, Abdul Ahad Qureshi, Amit Singh, Amrik Bhatia, Arun Bhatia, Abrar Mirza, Gautam Bhaskar

Empire CC:

Jonathan Scamans, Zeerak Ijaz, Muhammad Imran, Richard Savage, Vanraaj Padhaal, Amjad Sher, Raaz Muhammad, Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe, Shoaib Tahir Qureshi, Abdul Ghaffar, Kushagra Bhatnagar

Bench: Bineet Panda, Udaybhaskar Nandini, Yasir Ali, Chandra Shekhar, Hemanathan Kumar, Raghavendra Sathyanarayana, Ravi Kumar, Hyde Hytti, Jagadeesh Rajahmundry, Taimoor Yousaf, Vishal Verma, Srihari Srinivasan, Jo Hadley

Top Picks:

Jonatan Scamans has been in top form for his team, Empire CC with the bat in hand, scoring 201 runs in his 8 matches, at an average of 25.12. Joining him in the batting department while making mountains of runs has been Shoaib Qureshi, who has also been doing well with the bat, having 139 runs to his name in just 7 matches. With the ball in hand, Mahesh Tambe has done exceptionally well taking 13 wickets in 7 matches.

For the Helsinki CC, Khalid Rahman Mangal has been the pick of the batsmen with 127 runs to his name in 6 matches. Other players have shown promise but have failed to convert their starts both with the bat and the ball into what could have been listed as the top performances in the tournament.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Amjad Sher, Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe

Vice-Captain Options – Shoaib Tahir Qureshi, Zakiullah Kamal

Suggested Playing XIs for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Aniketh Pushthay

Batsmen – Muhammad Imran, Khalid Rahman, Vanraaj Padhaal

All-Rounders – Zakiullah Kamal, Amjad Sher (C), Raaz Muhammad, Mahesh Balasheb Tambe (VC)

Bowlers- Kushagra Bhatnagar, Shoaib Tahir Qureshi, Adnan Syed


Suggested Playing XIs for Grand/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Jonathan Scamans

Batsman – Muhammad Imran, Khalid Rahman, Vanraaj Padhaal

All-Rounders – Zakiullah Kamal (VC), Amjad Sher (C), Raaz Muhammad, Mahesh Balasheb Tambe

Bowlers – Obaidullah Sadiqui, Shoaib Tahir Qureshi, Adnan Syed


Expert Advice:

The players from the Empire Cricket Club have been performing exceptionally well in this tournament and the wise thing to do here would be to pick most of the players from their team.

Probable Winners:

The Empire Cricket Club is 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.