Shpageeza Cricket League 2020: Match 8, Boost Defenders vs Speen Ghar Tigers – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Zubaid Akbari looks to be in great touch with the bat in this tournament, already having 57 runs to his name in just two matches. He also has one wicket with the ball.

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Match Details:

The 8th match of the Shpageeza Cricket League 2020 will be played between the Boost Defenders and the Speen Ghar Tigers at the Kabul International Stadium.

The scheduled time for the match to start is 09:00 AM Local Time (10:00 AM IST) and can be viewed on FanCode, RTA website and ACB’s Facebook page.


It will be an interesting match to see when the Boost Defenders take on the Speen Ghar Tigers in what is going to be the 8th match of the tournament. The Speen Ghar Tigers are at the second place of the points table at the moment, and their opponents in this match, the Boost Defenders, are placed third with only one win in three matches.

Both the teams look to be well settled and have a fair idea about how the pitch at this ground behaves. Given that they have also churned out some good performances, it is going to be a great match-up. So, it will be interesting to see which team gets the better off their opponent in this equally contested game.

Weather Report:

The weather in Kabul on Thursday is expected to be clear, with the sun shining brightly in the sky and the temperature in the 24 to 29 degree Celsius range.

Pitch Report:

The pitch at this ground is expected to be batsmen friendly, with batting getting progressively better as the match goes forward. The bowlers may get some help off the surface early on in the innings.

Average first-innings score: 152 (Last 5 matches played here)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 2, Tied – 0

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Speen Ghar Tigers:

Waheedullah Shafaq, Rahmatullah Sahaq, Shabir Noori, Nasir Khan, Fazal Zazai, Karim Sadiq, Zubaid Akbari, Aftab Alam, Qais Ahmad/Zahid Khan, Abdullah Adil, Muslim Musa

Bench: Tamim Surkhorodi, Majeed Alam, Najibullah Zadran, Bahir Shah, Jalat Khan, Pervez Malakzai, Wafiullah, Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Zamir Khan, Zahir Shehzad, Qais Ahmad/Zahid Khan, Allah Noor

Boost Defenders:

Munir Ahmad, Rahmat Shah, Ihsanullah, Imran Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Tahir Adil, Amir Hamza, Sayed Shirzad, Mohammad Saleem

Bench: Ishaq Zazai, Nisar Wahdat, Naseebullah Sherdali, Zia-ul-Haq, Hanzala, Waqarullah Ishaq, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Wahid Khan, Tahir Khan, Mohammad Alam, Mohammaed Aleem, Nawid Mohammad Kabir, Datagir Khan, Abdullah Tarakhil, Abdul Wahid Khan, Izharullahq Naveed

Top Picks:

Karim Sadiq in the two matches he has played in, taken 6 wickets and has scored a total of 37 runs, making him a valuable all-round asset for his team.

Gulbadin Naib has three wickets to his name in two matches and has scored 27 runs too. He will be looking to make his impact on this match also.

Karim Janat has been a part of two matches, where he has scored a total of three wickets and also has 22 runs to his name.

Zubaid Akbari looks to be in great touch with the bat in this tournament, already having 57 runs to his name in just two matches. He also has one wicket with the ball.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – Karim Sadiq, Gulbadin Naib

Vice-Captain options – Karim Janat, Zubaid Akbari

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Munir Ahmad

Batsmen – Imran Janat, Rahmat Shah, Nasir Khan

All-Rounders – Karim Sadiq (C), Gulbadin Naib, Zubaid Akbari, Karim Janat (VC)

Bowlers – Aftab Alam, Sayed Shirzad, Zahid Khan

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Munir Ahmad

Batsmen – Imran Janat, Ihsanullah, Nasir Khan

All-Rounders – Karim Sadiq, Gulbadin Naib (C), Zubaid Akbari (VC), Karim Janat

Bowlers – Aftab Alam, Sayed Shirzad, Abdullah Adil

Expert Advice:

The in-form Zahid Khan and Abdullah Adil have been in great form, to be included as the third bowlers in your Dream11 Fantasy team. You cannot go wrong with either of them.

Probable Winners:

The Speen Ghar Titans are 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.