We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Sharjah: Tom Kohler-Cadmore (wk), Evin Lewis/ Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Moeen Ali (c), Dawid Malan, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Benjamin, Mohammad Nabi, Chris Woakes, Junaid Siddique, Naveen-ul-Haq, Muhammad Jawadullah
Gulf: Tom Banton (wk), James Vince (c), Chris Lynn, Gerhard Erasmus, Shimron Hetmyer, Carlos Brathwaite, David Wiese, Dominic Drakes, Aayan Afzal Khan, Chris Jordan, Sanchit Sharma
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
(Based on the last 3 games)
1st innings average score: 190
2nd innings average score: 97
Wickets per innings: 7
Type: Difficult to chase
Batting 1st: 100%
Batting 2nd: —
Fantasy Tips of The Day
David Wiese’s fantasy numbers are of the highest quality in the series, making it to the Ultimate Team in 6 of 7 games. Not once has he gone wicketless.
In his last 10 T20s, James Vince has bludgeoned 4 fifties (of which 3 were consecutive). Along with captaining the team, he leads the batting chart with 294 runs.
When these two teams locked horns, Chris Jordan (37 off 27 and 3 for 25) and Naveen-ul-Haq (5 for 38) were the captain and vice-captain of the Ultimate Team respectively.
Chris Lynn’s inclusion has further strengthened Gulf’s batting. In 5 games, he has already collected 156 runs at 31. Before coming to the UAE, he had smashed a hat-trick of fifties in the Australian T20 League.
Moeen Ali and Marcus Stoinis have not been able to make any mark in the tournament. Between them, they have added a mere 107 runs at an average of 11 and only 2 wickets in 9 outings.
In the last 3 games at the venue, an average of 9 wickets fell in the second innings compared to 5 in the first. Meanwhile, pacers and spinners both had equal assistance from the pitch.