EMI vs DUB Today Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today ILT20 Final 2024?

Published - 16 Feb 2024, 06:50 PM

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ILT20 2024 is set to witness the ultimate encounter on Saturday, February 17. The MI Emirates vs Dubai Capitals encounter will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, UAE.

Kieron Pollard is the captain of MI Emirates in ILT20 2024. James Vince is the skipper of Dubai Capitals. MI Emirates won the Qualifier 1 match against Gulf Giants to reach the final. Dubai Capitals demolished Abu Dhabi Knight Riders and Gulf Giants in Eliminator and Qualifier 2 respectively to reach the final.

Team Analysis

MI Emirates

MI Emirates is the most successful team in ILT20 2024. MI finished in the top spot in the points table by winning 6 games out of 10 and losing 4. They have posted 200+ totals in many games and own a powerful batting order.

Nicholas Pooran, Tim David, and Kieron Pollard are three batters who average 37+. Fazalhaq Farooqi, Trent Boult, and Waqar Salamkheil are three stunning bowlers for the team, who have grabbed the most wickets.

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Dubai Capitals

Tom Abell, Leus du Plooy, and Sikandar Raza are key batters for the side. Dushmantha Chameera, Ollie Stone, and Scott Kuggeleijn have shown fabulous form in bowling. Notably, Dubai Capitals bowlers have executed brilliant teamwork in bowling in the last two qualifier games to outplay the opposition.

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Key Factors

Pitch Conditions

Dubai International Stadium is a spin-friendly ground where spinners enjoy a lot of success over pacers. The average 1st innings total is 141 while the average 2nd innings total is 124. Since Dubai does not get much rain, the pitch is mostly dry and batters find it hard to score runs at the start.

Form and fitness

Nicholas Pooran, Tim David, Muhammad Waseem, and Kieron Pollard have shown fabulous batting form for MI Emirates. They have helped the team to post mammoth totals. Fazalhaq Farooqi, Waqar Salamkheil, Akeal Hosein, and Trent Boult are among the top bowlers for MI Emirates.

Tom Abell will be the most crucial batsman for Dubai Capitals in ILT20 2024. Sikandar Raza stepped up his batting with the ouster of some foreign batters during the tournament. Leus du Plooy will also play a big role in batting. Dubai Capitals bowlers showed superb teamwork in bowling in the last match.

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Tactical Acumen

MI Emirates’ strength is batting first. They have posted big totals batting first and then outplayed the opposition with bowling. They will look to bat first in the ILT20 2024 final too. On the other hand, Dubai Capitals have the home advantage in the ILT20 2024 final. They also crushed the MI Capitals in both encounters during the league stage.

EMI vs DUB Today Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today ILT20 Final 2024?

Score Prediction

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
MI Emirates 160-180 150-170
Dubai Capitals 150-170 140-160

Players to perform prediction

MI Emirates- Nicholas Pooran, Tim David, Muhammad Waseem, and Andre Fletcher have shown good form in ILT20 2024 in the batting department. Fazalhaq Farooqi, Waqar Salamkheil, and Trent Boult have shown marvelous form in bowling.

Dubai Capitals- Tom Abell, Sikandar Raza, and Sam Billings are some top performers for the team with the bat. They have shown a stunning form. Dushmantha Chammera, Sikandar Raza, and Scott Kuggeleijn have been the best men with the ball.

Best Batsman

Who will score the most runs for MI Emirates in the match: Nicholas Pooran or Tim David

Who will score the most runs for Dubai Capitals in the match: Fazalhaq Farooqi or Trent Boult

Best Bowler

Who will pick the most wickets for MI Emirates in the match: Leuus de Plooy or Sikandar Raza

Who will pick the most wickets for Dubai Capitals in the match: Dushmantha Chameera or Scott Kuggeleijn

Who will win the Match?

MI Emirates is highly likely to win the match. They were the top performers in the league stage and also crushed the Gulf Giants in the Qualifier 1 match. Moreover, MI Emirates has only played 1 match in the Qualifier while Dubai Capitals have already played two back-to-back games. Hence, MI Emirates players had less workload in the recent week.

Conclusion

MI Capitals are highly likely to win the match since the first to qualify for the final by winning the Qualifier 1 game. On most occasions, the team winning the Qualifier 1 wins the title in T20I leagues. On the other hand, Dubai Capitals have played two matches to reach the final. Now, winning the third game in a row will be a challenging task for the hosts.

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