The New York Strikers will lock horns with Team Abu Dhabi in the last league game of the ongoing edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League 2022. This exciting contest will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
The New York Strikers have already qualified for the playoffs, having won five out of six games. They beat the Delhi Bulls in a thriller of a contest in their previous contest.
After being asked to bowl first, Stuart Binny and Jordan Thompson picked up two wickets each to restrict the Bulls to 112/6. Contributions from Eoin Morgan (32), Azam Khan (37*) and Kieron Pollard (26*) helped them chase down the total in the last over. The Strikers will be looking to finish the league stages on a winning note.
Team Abu Dhabi, on the other hand, sealed a berth in the playoffs after beating the Bangla Tigers in their last game. This was their fourth straight win of the competition and was a convincing one.
Bowling first, Team Abu Dhabi limited the Tigers to 74. They picked up five wickets in total, with Adil Rashid and Fabian Allen finishing with two each. Skipper Chris Lynn (34*) and James Vince (29) stepped up as they chased down the total in seven overs.
New York Strikers vs Team Abu Dhabi Match Details:
Match: New York Strikers vs Team Abu Dhabi, Match 28, Abu Dhabi T10 League 2022
Date and Time: December 2 2022, Friday, 10:00 pm IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
New York Strikers vs Team Abu Dhabi Pitch Report
The pitch at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium is a balanced track. The new ball comes nicely onto the bat and the batters can hit through the line once they get set in the middle. The surface gets better to bat on under lights and fans can expect a high-scoring affair at this venue.
New York Strikers vs Team Abu Dhabi Weather Forecast
Temperatures in Abu Dhabi are expected to hover between 24 and 29 degrees Celsius. It will stay humid throughout the day.
New York Strikers vs Team Abu Dhabi Probable XIs
New York Strikers
We may see the Strikers test their bench strength before the playoffs start.
Andre Fletcher (wk), Paul Stirling, Eoin Morgan, Kieron Pollard (c), Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Stuart Binny, Rashid Khan, Kesrick Williams, Muhammad Waseem, Matiullah Khan
Team Abu Dhabi
Team Abu Dhabi aren't likely to tinker with the winning combination for their game against the Strikers.
Alex Hales, Chris Lynn (c), James Vince, Brandon King, Fabian Allen, Kamran Atta (wk), Alishan Sharafu, Andrew Tye, Peter Hatzoglou, Adil Rashid, Naveen-ul-Haq
New York Strikers vs Team Abu Dhabi Match Prediction
With both sides having already qualified for the playoffs, they will be eager to finish the league stages on a winning note and carry that momentum forward. However, the Strikers have been outstanding throughout the tournament, winning five of their six games so far. The table-toppers look like a settled unit and should be able to come out on top on Friday.
Prediction: New York Strikers to win this clash.
New York Strikers vs Team Abu Dhabi Live Streaming details and channel list
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Poll : Alex Hales to score a fifty?