Abu Dhabi T10 League: Match 17, BAT vs NOR - Dream11 Fantasy Tips

T10 League 2019: Match 17, Super League: Bangla Tigers vs Northern Warriors – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Nicholas Pooran scored an unbeaten 56 in his first match of the season.

Nicholas Pooran
Nicholas Pooran. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 17th match of the T10 League 2019 in Super League will be played between Bangla Tigers and Northern Warriors at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

The match starts at 5:45 PM local time (1:45 PM GMT) (7:15 PM IST).

The game can be viewed on Sony SIX / SIX HD and Sony TEN 3 / TEN 3 HD. Live streaming available on Sony Liv.


The Bangla Tigers started the tournament with a 6-wicket defeat to Northern Warriors but have not lost a game since then. They defeated Karnataka Tuskers by 5 wickets and were involved in a Tie against Delhi Bulls. On Tuesday night, they outplayed the Team Abu Dhabi with a 27-run win.

The Tigers will now face the defending champions Northern Warriors. The team led by Daren Sammy will be having Nicholas Pooran and Lendl Simmons in their line-up who were away during the Group stage matches. Pooran scored an unbeaten fifty in his comeback game as they defeated the Delhi Bulls.

Weather Condition/Report:

A storm hit Abu Dhabi earlier this week which could reach the Sheikh Zayed Stadium and cause interruption.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Another high-scoring 5:45 PM start game was witnessed on Tuesday. The target of 111 was comfortably chased down by the Northern Warriors. If the Daren Sammy-led team bat second again, the team batting first need to post a minimum of 130 runs to have a chance of gaining two points.

Average first innings total: 114 (Matches starting at 5:45 PM in T10 League 2019/20)

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

Injury and Availability:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Bangla Tigers:

Andre Fletcher, Rilee Rossouw, Colin Ingram, Tom Moores (wk), Thisara Perera (C), Robbie Frylinck, David Wiese, Chirag Suri, Qais Ahmad, Liam Plunkett, Kevin Koththigoda.

Bench – Anamul Haque, Hassan Khan, Farhad Reza.

Northern Warriors:

Nicholas Pooran (WK), Lendl Simmons, Andre Russell, Sam Billings, Daren Sammy (C), Asela Gunaratne, Chris Green, Nuwan Pradeep, Rayad Emrit, Chris Wood, Junaid Siddiqui.

Bench – Sikandar Raza, Mark Deyal, Ansh Tandon, Pravin Tambe, George Munsey, Amir Hayat

Top Picks:

Andre Russell continues his domination in the fantasy leagues as he picked up five wickets and amassed 118 runs in four matches thus far. Nicholas Pooran was the leading run-getter in 2018 T10 League with 324 runs from 9 innings. He scored an unbeaten 56 on Tuesday in his first match of the season. Qais Ahmad picked up five wickets in this competition including a 3-fer against Team Abu Dhabi. Rilee Rossouw has had scores of 44*, 27, 22 and 26 in this tournament thus far.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options: Andre Russell, Rilee Rossouw, Nicholas Pooran

Vice-Captain Options: Lendl Simmons, Andre Fletcher, Thisara Perera

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Andre Fletcher, Nicholas Pooran

BatsmenRilee Rossouw (VC), Colin Ingram, Lendl Simmons

All-RoundersAndre Russell (C), Chris Green, David Wiese

Bowlers – Rayad Emrit, Qais Ahmad, Kevin Koththigoda

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Andre Fletcher, Nicholas Pooran (VC)

Batsmen – Rilee Rossouw, Daren Sammy, Lendl Simmons

All-RoundersAndre Russell (C), Chris Green, Thisara Perera

Bowlers – Rayad Emrit, Liam Plunkett, Kevin Koththigoda

Expert Advice:

Kevin Koththigoda will be attracting a lot of fantasy teams despite taking only two wickets from four matches. It is because of his price which is only 7.5 credits. He will become crucial with the addition of players costing 9.5 and more credits.

Probable Winners:

The Northern Warriors are expected to register a comfortable win.

*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.