TAD vs QAL Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021, Match 8

TAD vs QAL Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021, Match 8

Qalandars are expected to win this match.

Tom Banton
Tom Banton. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 8th match of the Abu Dhabi T10 League will be played between Team Abu Dhabi and Qalandars at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

The match is scheduled to start at 6:15 PM local time (7:45 PM IST) and it will be streamed live on Sony Six, Sony Ten 3, Sony Liv, and also on Jio Sports.


Team Abu Dhabi and Qalandars both started their 2021 Abu Dhabi T10 League campaign yesterday, but had very contrasting outcomes. Qalandars were impressive with both the bat and the ball, as they registered a 9-wicket win over Pune Devils.

On the other hand, their opposition Team Abu Dhabi could only muster up 95 runs against Deccan Gladiators. While they bowled well to stay in the game right till the end, the Gladiators eventually sealed the deal with 2 balls to spare. They will bee looking to open their points tally in today’s game, but against a strong Qalandars team, it will take quite an effort.

TAD vs QAL Weather Report for Match 8:

The temperature will be around 13 °C today here at Abu Dhabi, with the chances of rainfall being nil. The humidity will be around 57%.

Pitch Condition/Report:

This pitch here at Abu Dhabi is tailormade for the batsmen. Bowlers should be happy if they manage to restrict the batting side under 100.

Average first innings score:

104 (Considering last 5 T10 matches played on this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won ­– 5, Lost – 0, Tie – 0

Injury and Availability News:

(will be added when there is an update)

TAD vs QAL Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Team Abu Dhabi

Chris Gayle, Ben Duckett (wk), Paul Stirling, Najibullah Zadran, Joe Clarke, Luke Wright (c), Rohan Mustafa, Naveen-ul-Haq, Usman Shinwari, Jamie Overton, Obed McCoy


Karthik Meiyappan, Kushal Malla, Tom Helm, Leonardo Julien


Tom Banton, Sharjeel Khan, Sohail Akhtar (c), Asif Ali, Ben Dunk (wk), Samit Patel, Sohail Tanvir, Chris Jordan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Sultan Ahmed, Ahmad Daniyal


Shahid Afridi, F Ahmed, Mohammad Taha, Kurshid Anwar, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Ali Khan

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TAD vs QAL Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Chris Gayle might have had a poor start to his 2021 Abu Dhabi T10 League campaign, but having scored over 13000 runs in the T20 format, he is likely to find success in the T10 format as well.

Luke Wright was the highest scorer for Team Abu Dhabi in the last game. The captain scored an impressive 25 from just 14 deliveries. Unfortunately, his knock went in vain.

Tom Banton proved why he is regarded as one of the most talented youngsters in the shorter formats of his game with his scintillating knock of 45 runs against the Pune Devils.

Sharjeel Khan, Banton’s opening partner, also batted well in the last game. He scored an unbeaten 28 from just 13 deliveries.

While Banton and Sharjeel Khan set up a solid opening partnership, Qalandars’ skipper Sohail Akhtar took the innings forward after the dismissal of the former. He scored an unbeaten 33 from just 13 deliveries.

As for Qalandars’ bowling department, Chris Jordan performed really well. He conceded only 16 runs and dismissed the dangerous Tom Kohler-Cadmore.

Jamie Overton can be a great budget pick at only 8.5 Cr. He picked up 3 wickets in the last game, including the wicket of opponent’s skipper Kieron Pollard.

Rohan Mustafa also bowled well in that game for Team Abu Dhabi. He conceded only 14 runs and picked up the wicket of opponent’s top-scorer Cameron Delport.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Tom Banton, Chris Gayle, Sohail Akhtar

Vice-Captain Options – Luke Wright, Sharjeel Khan, Joe Clarke

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for TAD vs QAL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ben Duckett

Batters – Chris Gayle, Luke Wright (vc), Sohail Akhtar, Tom Banton (c), Sharjeel Khan

All-Rounders – Rohan Mustafa, Paul Stirling

Bowlers – Jamie Overton, Chris Jordan, Sohail Tanvir

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for TAD vs QAL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ben Dunk

Batters – Chris Gayle (c), Luke Wright, Joe Clarke, Najibullah Zadran, Tom Banton, Sharjeel Khan (vc)

All-Rounders – Samit Patel

Bowlers – Naveen-ul-Haq, Jamie Overton, Chris Jordan

Expert Advice:

If you are looking for a budget pick from the batsmen, Joe Clarke should be the ideal pick. He scored 21 runs from only 11 deliveries in the last game.

Today’s TAD vs QAL Probable Winners:

Qalandars are expected to win this match.

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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.