Tanzania APL 2020: Match 10, Simba Kings vs Twiga Titans – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Tanzania APL 2020: Match 10, Simba Kings vs Twiga Titans – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Twiga Titans are predicted to win this match.

Motera Stadium
Motera Stadium. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 10th match of the Tanzania APL 2020 is all set to be played between the Simba Kings and the Twiga Titans at the Gymkhana Ground, Dar-es-Salaam.

The match is scheduled to start at 10:00 AM Local Time (12:30 PM IST) (07:00 AM UTC) and can be streamed live on the SportsTiger App.


It is going to be yet another interesting clash in the Tanzania APL 2020. In the 10th game of the tournament, the Simba Kings will be playing the Twiga Titans at Dar-es-Salaam. The progression chart of these two teams, thus far in the tournament, is pretty much similar. Both these teams won their first two games quite comfortably.

However, in their respective last games, the Twiga Titans and the Simba Kings bagged 16-run and 47-run losses respectively. Both the sides have got four points to their tally. However, the Twiga Titans have a far superior Net Run Rate and hence, are placed higher on the points table.

Weather Report

It is forecasted to be a partly cloudy day in Dar-es-Salaam with the temperatures around 27-28 degrees Celsius. The humidity levels will be over 60 per cent at 10 AM and the chances of precipitation are quite low.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The behaviour of the pitch seems to be quite in favour of the bowlers. However, teams have proved that big scores can be achieved if they apply themselves properly.

Average first innings score: 119 (First 8 games of the tournament)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 4, Lost – 4, Tied – 0

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Simba Kings:

Muzamil Hussain, Ivan Ismail, Zafar Khan (c), Stewart Kaduma, Issa Kikasi (wk), Benson Myankini, Gokul Das, Mohammad Ali, Vipul Pindoria, Salmini Yusuph, Karim Rashidi Kiseto.

Bench: Hamisi Lyimo, Mohammed Yunus, Mukul Kumar, Jatin Prajapati.

Twiga Titans:

Abdulrahman Akida, Zahid Abbas, Kassimu Nassoro (c), Jatin Darji, Dhrumit Mehta, Nasibu Kelvin Mapunda (wk), Harsheed Chohan, Nyenje Hashim, Faraji Athumani, Lazaro Festo, Tambwe Rashidi.

Bench: Ally Hafidh, Kishwabi Ngozi, Bhavesh Govind, Karimu Athumani.

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Top Picks:

Kassimu Nassoro is the leading run-scorer for the Twiga Titans. He mustered 87 runs in three games at a strike rate of 145. He even picked up two wickets with the ball.

Ivan Ismail has scored 65 runs in three games at a strike rate of 159. His highest score in the tournament is 54.

Zafar Khan scored 55 runs and picked up 4 wickets in three games and has been one of the best performers.

Harsheed Chohan is the leading wicket-taker for the Twiga Titans. He has accounted for 6 scalps and even scored 39 runs.

Mohammad Ali has picked up 4 wickets in three games at an economy rate just over 6.

Tambwe Rashidi is another bowler who has looked highly impressive. In the 7 overs that he bowled in three games, he picked up 5 wickets.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Harsheed Chohan, Zafar Khan

Vice-Captain Options – Mohammad Ali, Kassimu Nassoro

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Nasibu Kelvin Mapunda

Batters – Issa Kikasi, Ivan Ismail, Zahid Abbas

All-Rounders – Mohammad Ali (vc), Zafar Khan, Kassimu Nassoro, Harsheed Chohan (c)

Bowlers – Benson Myankini, Mohammed Yunus, Abdul Rahman Akida

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Stewart Kaduma

Batters – Ivan Ismail, Salmini Yusuf, Zahid Abbas

All-Rounders – Zafar Khan (c), Kassimu Nassoro (vc), Tambwe Rashidi, Harsheed Chohan

Bowlers – Benson Myankini, Abdul Rahman Akida, Dhrumil Mehta

Expert Advice:

Both the wicket-keeping options, Stewart Kaduma and Nasibu Mapunda have had similar impact on the tournament. Their strike rates have been quite low and thus, you can alternate them in both your teams.

It is getting inevitable that you will have to change the bowlers after the toss since the teams are changing the elevens regularly. So, what out for that.

Probable Winners:

Twiga Titans are predicted 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.