We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.

Fantasy Team for Desert vs Gulf

Probable XIs

Desert: Rohan Mustafa, Alex Hales, Colin Munro (c), Sam Billings (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Wanindu Hasaranga, Tom Curran, Luke Wood, Gus Atkinson, Sheldon Cottrell, Shiraz Ahmed

Gulf: James Vince, Chris Lynn (c), Shimron Hetmyer, Gerhard Erasmus (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, David Wiese, Carlos Brathwaite, Aayan Afzal Khan, Chris Jordan, Sanchit Sharma, Qais Ahmad

Pitch Report

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

(Based on the last three games)

1st innings average score: 170

2nd innings average score: 176

Wickets per innings: 6

Type: Good for batting


Batting 1st: 33%

Batting 2nd: 67%

Fantasy Tips of The Day

At the venue, James Vince has scored 54% of the runs. He is also Gulf’s top run-getter (425 runs at 53).

In the three games against Desert this season, Shimron Hetmyer‘s scores read 37* (19), 70 (35), and 36 (21), making it to the Best11 in all contests.

Meanwhile, Chris Jordan has had fun collecting fantasy points against Gulf. Besides taking seven wickets, he has pouched three catches and registered scores of 6* and 17*.

Despite having four single-digit scores in his last five games, Alex Hales is the highest run-scorer for Desert. At the venue too, he has a mixed bag of numbers: two fifties and two single-digit scores. Given his overall points, his selection percentage is likely to stay high.

David Wiese made it to the Best11 in 9 of 10 games this season. He is the only player from both teams to not go wicketless.

Wanindu Hasaranga has generated three-wicket haul bonus thrice. His 14 wickets have come at a strike rate of 12.

In the last three games at the venue, spinners accounted for 31% of the wickets.


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