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T10 League 2019: Match 8, Group A: Bangla Tigers vs Karnataka Tuskers – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Sandeep Lamichhane is a great option to have in the bowling department.

Karnataka Tuskers
Karnataka Tuskers. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 8th Match of the T10 League 2019 will be played between the Bangla Tigers and Karnataka Tuskers at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

The match starts at 05:45 PM local time (07:15 PM IST) (01:45 PM 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

The Bangla Tigers, who will start their campaign on Saturday, will be back again on Sunday to play Match 8. For this game, their opponents will be the Karnataka Tuskers – another team which will start its proceedings on Saturday itself. Without any doubts, this is one of the most exciting formats ever.

Both these sides feature some big hitters of the cricket ball. Thus, they will be looking forward to making an impact when they play this match. Toss might play a crucial role given the format of the game in this tournament. But with the quality of players they’ve got, these sides will back themselves even if they will have to bat first.


Weather Report

The temperature which is predicted to be around 28 Degrees Celsius at the start of this game will fall to around 26C in the next couple of hours. However, that shouldn’t really make much of a difference. The humidity levels tend to increase during the night.

Pitch Condition/Report:

In the first three games that were played in this edition of the T10 League, the track seemed to be a great one for the batsmen. Out of the six innings in three games, teams managed to go past 100 in four innings. In one of the innings, a team couldn’t hit the triple-figure mark as they chased down the target.

Average first innings score: 98 (First three matches in T10 League 2019)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 0, Tied – 1


Injury and Availability News:

Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen and Kesrick Williams will not be available for this game.

Probable Playing XIs:

Bangla Tigers

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

Bench – Farhad Reza, Shehan Jayasuriya, Farhad Reza, Anamul Haque.

Karnataka Tuskers:

Hashim Amla (c), Johnson Charles, Upul Tharanga, Shafiqullah Shafiq (wk), Asad Pathan, Ross Whitely, Ahmed Raza, Sandeep Lamichhane, Pat Brown, Nathan Rimmington, Shapoor Zadran.

Bench – Evin Lewis, Marlon Samuels, Fabian Allen, Kesrick Williams.


Top Picks:

Colin Ingram and Upul Tharanga have performed well in whatever opportunities they had so far. Thisara Perera is another top pick for your Dream11 Fantasy team. Sandeep Lamichhane is also worth consideration.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Colin Ingram, Rilee Rossouw, Shafiqullah Shafiq

Vice-Captain Options – Johnson Charles, Upul Tharanga, Thisara Perera

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shafiqullah Shafiq, Johnson Charles (vc)

Batters – Colin Ingram (c), Rilee Rossouw, Upul Tharanga, Hashim Amla

All-Rounders – Thisara Perera, David Wiese

Bowlers – Qais Ahmed, Sandeep Lamichhane, Pat Brown

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Shafiqullah Shafiq

Batters – Colin Ingram, Rilee Rossouw (c), Upul Tharanga (vc)

All-Rounders – Thisara Perera, Rob Frylinck, David Wiese, Nathan Rimmington

Bowlers – Liam Plunkett, Sandeep Lamichhane, Pat Brown


Expert Advice:

All Shafiqullah Shafiq, Johnson Charles and Andre Fletcher bat higher up the order compared to Tom Moores. It is better to pick your keepers amongst them for your Dream11 Fantasy team.

Probable Winners:

Karnataka Tuskers are predicted to win the 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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