Finnish T10 League: Match 3, SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti vs Empire CC: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Finnish T10 League: Match 3, SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti vs Empire CC: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Mahesh Tambe is expected to be the difference in this match.


Match Details

The 3rd match of Finnish T10 League 2020 will be played between SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti and Empire CC at the Kerava National Cricket Ground in Kerava.

The match starts at 2:00 PM local time (4:30 PM IST) (11:00 AM GMT). This game can be streamed live on Fan Code and the YouTube channel of  European Cricket Network.


Empire CC will open their campaign against SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti in Finnish T10 League. The former will look to avenge the loss of their previous defeat against the same opponent in a 10-over affair. They have Vanraaj Padhaal, Zeerak Ijaz, Jonathan Scamans in their line-up, who will have the responsibility to score good runs. And, ECC will heavily bank on their batting line-up in the tournament opener.

SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti would be quite eager to get off the mark in the T10 tournament with a victory. They have some prolific and talented bowlers as well as batsmen in their ranks. With the likes of Atif Rasheed, Qaiser Siddique and Kake Goodwin, they have a strong batting order that would like to smack the bowlers all across the park from the beginning.

Weather Report

There are chances of rain during the match time. But, it will not affect the length of the match. The wind will be blowing at a rate of 17 to 22 km/hr. Meanwhile, the temperature will hover between 11 and 18 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.

Pitch Report

The surface at Kerava National Cricket Ground is expected to go in favour of bowlers as far as stats are concerned. On the other hand, the batsmen will have to work quite hard in order to score runs. They will have to get settled on the wicket before taking the charge against the bowlers. Also, the side winning the toss will look field first to be on the safer side.

Average first innings score: 66 (Last two T10 matches played at the venue)

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

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Empire CC:

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

Bench: Udaybhaskar Nandini, Hemanathan Kumar, Raghavendra Sathyanarayana, Chandra Sehkhar, Hyde Hytti, Bineet Panda, Taimoor Yousaf, Vishal Verma, Jo Hadley, S Gowri Srinivasan

SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti:

A Abdul Quadir (WK), Atif Rasheed, Nathan Collins, Jake Goodwin, Peter Gallagher, Qaiser Siddique (C), Mirza Zeeshan Baig, Jake Goodwin, Raja Waqas, Yathunanthan Vijayaratnam, Manoj Thauayogarajah

Bench –Andrew Armitage, Sabbir Habibul, Jordan Obrien, Vishal Saraf, Ponniah Vijendran, Henry Swell, Nirav Shah, Hossain Iqbal, Raza Rehman

Top Picks

Mahesh Tambe is an important all-rounder, who might come out with his brilliance against SKK. So, the users should not miss him while picking their fantasy team. Atif Rasheed and Qaiser Siddique are also big match winners. The former is known for his submissive hitting whereas the latter is all about his sharp bowling skills. In the previous year, Siddique ended as the leading wicket-taker for his team in one of the T10 tournament with 12 wickets.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – A Abdul Quadir, Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe

Vice-Captain options – Jonathan Scamans, Atif Rasheed

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

KeeperA Abdul Quadir (VC)

Batsmen – Vanraaj Padhaal, Qaiser Siddique, Peter Gallagher, Zeerak Ijaz

All-Rounders – Amjad Sher,  Jake Goodwin, Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe (C)

Bowlers – Yathunanthan Vijayaratnam, Abdul Ghaffar, Raja Waqas

12th man- Jonathan Scamans

Suggested Playing XI for Grand/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Jonathan Scamans (VC)

Batsmen – Qaiser Siddique, Peter Gallagher, Vanraaj Padhaal Zeerak Ijaz

All-Rounders – Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe, Atif Rasheed (C), Manoj Thauayogarajah

Bowlers – Yathunanthan Vijayaratnam, Abdul Ghaffar, Raja Waqas

12th man- Jake Goodwin

(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

The conditions will be bowling friendly and the users should go with more bowlers in their fantasy team.

Empire and SKK might opt for some surprising changes in their team in the upcoming contest. So, it will be wise for the user to wait for the confirmed teams.

Probable Winners

SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti is expected to win this 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.