Finnish Premier League T20: Match 2, SKK Stadin JA Keravan Kriketti vs GYM Helsinki Gymkhana: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Finnish Premier League T20: Match 2, SKK Stadin JA Keravan Kriketti vs GYM Helsinki Gymkhana: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Atif Rasheed performed exceptionally well in the previous season scoring 363 runs in 19 games with a best of 68*.


Match Details

The 2nd match of Finnish Premier League 2020 will be played between SKK Stadin JA Keravan Kriketti and GYM Helsinki Gymkhana at the Kerava National Cricket Ground in Kerava.

The match starts at 6:00 PM local time (8:30 PM IST) (3:00 PM GMT). This game can be streamed live on Fan Code and the YouTube channel of  European Cricket Network.


SKK Stadin has announced a well-experienced squad for Finnish Premier League 2020. They will aim to register a victory and get off the mark in the T20 tournament. In batting, they consist of some fine and prolific players with the likes Nathan Collins, Jake Goodwin, Peter Gallagher. SKK will be heavily dependent on their bowling line up that looks pretty balanced.

GYM Helsinki also has a well-settled batting and bowling line-up that comprises of all their top players in the respective department. And, looking forward to both the sides, the fans can expect a high scoring game. They will also look to avenge the loss of their previous defeat against the same opponent in a 10-over match.

Weather Condition/Report

There are no chances of rain on the matchday but it will be a cloudy day. The wind will be blowing at a rate of 18-20 km/hr. Meanwhile, the temperature will deviate between 10 and 15 km/hr throughout the day according to Accuweather.

Pitch Condition/Report

The pitch at Kerava National Cricket Ground is kind of a paradise for the batsmen where they can smack the bowlers all across the park. Meanwhile, the bowlers might have a tough time bowling at this wicket and they will have to come out with a plan. In the last game, the batting side managed an easy win and the team winning the toss will also look to bat first to be on the safer side.

Average first innings score: 152 (Last four T20s played on this ground)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 2; Lost – 2

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

SKK Stadin JA Keravan Kriketti :

A Abdul Quadir, Atif Rasheed, Nathan Collins, Jake Goodwin, Peter Gallagher, Qaiser Siddique, Mirza Zeeshan Baig, Jake Goodwin, Raja Waqas, Andrew Armitage, Yathunanthan Vijayaratnam

Bench – Raja Waqas

GYM Helsinki Gymkhana:

Pankaj Saharan, Irfan Yousefzai, Simranjeet Brar, A Jaleel, Shahid Gondal, Muhammad Gawas, Faisal Shahzad, Noufal Khalid, Javed Jan, Atti Rehman, Umer Akhtar

Bench – Nouman Raza

Top Picks:

Pankaj Saharan is a brilliant batsman, who has a strike rate of 219 in domestic T20 Competitions. He has also muscled a brilliant fifty in the previous match that was a 10-over affair. Atif Rasheed and Jonathan Scamans will be other batsmen that should not be ignored while picking fantasy side. They are quite great when it comes down to their batting.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – Nathan Collins, Simranjeet Brar

Vice-Captain options – Qaiser Siddique, Atif Rasheed

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – A Abdul Quadir

BatsmenQaiser Siddique (VC), Nathan Collins, Peter Gallagher

All-Rounders – Jake Goodwin, Pankaj Saharan, Atif Rasheed (C)

Bowlers – Nirav Shah, Javed Jan, Atti Rehman, Irfan Yousefzai

12th man- Noufal Khalid

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

KeeperSimranjeet Brar (C)

Batsmen – Qaiser Siddique, Nathan Collins (VC), A Jaleel, Peter Gallagher

All-Rounders – Jake Goodwin, Pankaj Saharan, Noufal Khalid

Bowlers – Javed Jan, Yathunanthan Vijayaratnam, Nirav Shah

12th man- Mirza Zeeshan Baig

(Note: Players with 9 credits or less can only be chosen as the 12th man. This feature will only come into play if one of 11 players of your team is not the part of the playing XI.)

Expert Advice

There is no update over the batting order of both the sides and we witnessed some surprising changes by the teams in the tournament opener. So, the user should wait for the confirmed side before picking his fantasy team.

Probable Winners

SKK Stadin JA Keravan Kriketti is expected to win the match

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.