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T10 League 2019: Match 10, Group A: Deccan Gladiators vs Karnataka Tuskers: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Top-order batsmen such as Johnson Charles and Bhanuka Rajapaksa are more than capable of making an impact in this game.

Shane Watson
Shane Watson. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 10th Match of the T10 League 2019 will be played between the Deccan Gladiators and Karnataka Tuskers at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

The match starts at 3:30 PM local time (5:00 PM IST) (11:30 AM GMT). This game can be viewed on Sony Six and Sony Ten 3. Live streaming available on Sony LIV and Fancode.

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Preview for Dream11 Fantasy

Karnataka Tuskers and Deccan Gladiators go head to head in the first game on what promises to be an action-packed Monday. Deccan Gladiators has won one and lost one game with their captain, Shane Watson in supreme form for them.

On the other hand, Karnataka Tuskers began their campaign with an astounding win over Delhi Bulls. In spite of being put to bat, the Tuskers batting stood out with an imperative performance. With the nature of the T10 format being highly volatile, both sides have an equal chance of winning the game in Abu Dhabi.

Weather Condition/Report:

The temperature which is predicted to be around 30 Degrees Celsius with humidity being 44%, at the start of the match, according to AccuWeather. However, that shouldn’t really make much of a difference with there being absolutely no chance of rain here.


Pitch Condition/Report:

As seen in the previous games, the pitch does offer some help for the spinners although it is a good batting track by nature. The dimensions of the boundaries are relatively larger with 100 being a must due to the format and talent available on both sides. Chasing has been the norm so far and shouldn’t change in the coming days as well.

Average first innings score:  104 (First six matches in T10 League 2019)

Record of chasing teams: Won- 3, Lost-2, Tie-1

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be shared when there’s an update)

Probable playing XIs for Dream11 Fantasy

Deccan Gladiators:

Mohammad Shahzad (WK), Shane Watson (C), Anton Devcich, Kieron Pollard, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ben Cutting, Migael Pretorius,  Daniel Lawrence, Zahir Khan, Fawad Ahmed, Zahoor Khan

Bench: Tymal Mills, Prashant Gupta, Mason Crane, Imtiaz Ahmed.

Karnataka Tuskers:

Hashim Amla (C), Johnson Charles, Upul Tharanga, Evin Lewis, Shafiqullah Shafiq (WK), Ross Whiteley, Ahmed Raza, Sandeep Lamichhane, Malinda Pushpakumara, Patrick Brown, Shapoor Zadran

Bench: Marlon Samuels, Asad Pathan, Nathan Rimmington, Asif Mumtaz


Top Picks:

Shane Watson has been the standout for Deccan Gladiators so far. With 98 runs in two games, Watson hasn’t lost his touch at the top of the order. Similarly, Upul Tharanga took to T10 cricket like a fish takes to the water as he pummeled the Delhi Bulls bowlers earlier in the week. He will once again be the key for the Tuskers as they seek another win in the T10 League.

Although Ross Whiteley didn’t get much of an opportunity in the previous game, he is capable of clearing the boundary at will. His experience bodes well for the Tuskers with the Worcestershire all-rounder being handy with the ball as well. These players could be picked in your Dream11 Fantasy side.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Shane Watson, Upul Tharanga, Ben Cutting

Vice-Captain – Pat Brown, Ross Whiteley, Zahir Khan

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues for Dream11 Fantasy

Keeper – Johnson Charles

Batsmen – Dan Lawrence, Upul Tharanga (C), Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard

All-Rounders – Shane Watson (VC), Ben Cutting, Anton Devcich

Bowlers – Pat Brown, Sandeep Lamichhane, Zahir Khan

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues for Dream11 Fantasy:

Keeper – Johnson Charles, Mohammad Shahzad

Batsmen – Upul Tharanga, Ross Whiteley (VC), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Hashim Amla

All-Rounders – Shane Watson, Ben Cutting(C)

Bowlers – Fawad Ahmed, Migael Pretorius, Sandeep Lamichhane


Expert Advice:

The T10 format demands the batting picks to face the most number of balls to make an impact. Top-order batsmen such as Johnson Charles and Bhanuka Rajapaksa are more than capable of making an impact in this game.

Death bowlers are handy to have in the side with Pat Brown and Nathan Rimmington picking five wickets between them in their first game against Delhi Bulls. Available for reasonable credits, they should pick a wicket at least in the back end of the innings.

Probable Winners:

Karnataka Tuskers are favourites to win this 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.

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