The 2020 edition of the Vanuatu Blast T10 League will kick off on Thursday, May 21. The first game will see MT Bulls lock horns against Mighty Efate Panthers in what is expected to be a humdinger of an encounter at Vanuatu Cricket Ground at the Hybrid Oval.
The competition has Ifira Sharks as the third team, who will also be in action later in the day where they’ll take on Mighty Efate Panthers.
Both sides will look to kickstart their campaign on a winning note. While Andrew Mansale will spearhead the MT Bulls line-up, Mighty Efate Panthers will be led by Joshua Rasu. The match will start at 01:00 PM Local time [07:30 AM IST].
Vanuatu Blast T10 League, 2020, Match 01: MT Bulls vs Mighty Efate Panthers, Dream 11, Fantasy Tips, Pitch Report And Playing 11
Clement Tommy- 557 runs in 7 games at a strike-rate of 220- was one of the batting spearheads for the MT Bulls in last years’ Club Championship T20. Besides Tommy, skipper Andrew Mansale- 132 runs at a strike-rate of 148.31 and 2 wickets, and Williamsing Nalisa, who racked up 274 runs in seven matches besides claiming five wickets, are brilliant all-round options as far as your Dream11 team is concerned.
As far as bowling is concerned, Shray Narai and Darren Wotu claimed 11 wickets apiece in the last season.
Speaking about Panthers, skipper Josua Rasu racked up 149 runs at a strike-rate of 142 last season. He, alongside Brian Tari [91 runs and 9 wickets], Shem Sala [111 runs and 9 wickets] and Kendy Kenneth [113 runs and 7 wickets] will once again be the key to their sides’ fortunes.
Vanuatu Blast T10 League, 2020, Match 01: MT Bulls vs Mighty Efate Panthers, Pitch Conditions:
With this being the first game of the tournament, the pitch is a bit of an unknown commodity. But with rain expected to make its presence felt, both sides might look to win the toss and field first.
Vanuatu Blast T10 League, 2020, Match 01: MT Bulls vs Mighty Efate Panthers, Predicted Playing XI
Julian Tommy, Rival Samso, Clement Tommy (WK), Philip Tsione, Malon Tastuki, Andrew Mansale (C), Patrick Matuataava, Godfrey Mangau, Williamsing Nalisa, Shray Narai, Darren Wotu
Mighty Efate Panthers
Joshua Rasu (C), Kendy Kenneth, McMillan Markia (WK), Wesley Vira, Simpson Obed, William Laumae, Edwell Kalfau, Manu Kenni, Lazaro Carlot, Shem Sala, Brian Tari
MT Bulls vs Mighty Efate Panthers, Vanuatu T10 League 2020, Match 01– Dream11 Fantasy Team
Team 01 & 02