The first match of the Dream11 Emirates D20 – T20 tournament will see ECB Blues facing off Abu Dhabi at ICC Academy ground, the two teams have played before in the T10 tournament earlier this year.
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Match Details:
The inaugural match of the Dream11 Emirates D20 will be played between Team Abu Dhabi and ECB Blues on 6th of December at ICC Academy Cricket ground, Dubai. The game is scheduled to begin at 2:30 PM IST and the live match can be seen on FanCode in India.
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Match Preview:
This is the first match of the T20 tournament organized by the Emirates Cricket Board, after the successful hosting of the T10 tournament earlier this year, this will be the first T20 tournament.
ECB Blues is captained by Basil Hameed while Team Abu Dhabi will play under the captaincy of Midhun Pattlikkadan, these sides have earlier faced each other in the T10 tournament in which ECB had the upper hand.
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to be around 20-25°C on the match day and the sky will be clear with 4-5 Km/hr wind blowing in the ground, the match will proceed as scheduled as no rain is expected during the game time.
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Pitch Report:
Pitches at ICC Academy ground are generally batting friendly, also as this will be the first game batters will enjoy batting on this pitch. Spinners get a little assistance during the second innings.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
65% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Probable XIs:
ECB Blues: Basil Hameed(C), Alishan Sharafu, Fahad Nawaz, Aryan LAkra, Vriitya Aravind, Ansh Tandon, Adhitya Shetty, Karthik Palaniappan Meiyappan, Zahoor Khan, Sanchit Sharma, Junaid Siddique.
Bench: Waheed Ahmad, Ateeq Ur Rehman, C Rizwan.
Abu Dhabi: Midhun Pattlikkadan(C), Aaryan Madani, Sahil Hariani, Surjith Manohardas, Mazhar Bashir, Osama Hassan Shah, Kai Smith, Jishnu Balan, Matiullah, Karthik Nagendran, Mudassir Hussain.
Bench: Paresh Katkar, Pasindu Wanniarachchi, Ben Willgoss.
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Mazhar Bashir is the star all-rounder for team Abu Dhabi he is their main player, he scored 79 runs in his last outing for Bahawalpur Stags and took 1 wicket. Basil Hameed is the UAE international player and the skipper for the ECB Blues, he is an all-rounder and in his last outing, he scored 37 runs and took 2 wickets in the same game. He is a must pick a player for fantasy managers.
Alishan Sharafu is the main batsman for the ECB Blues he can bowl few overs if needed, in his last five innings he went past 10 runs every single time and also had a half-century to his record. Fahad Nawaz is another UAE international player playing for the ECB Blues as a bowling all-rounder, in his last outing, he scored 8 runs and took 2 wickets.
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Mazhar Bashir, Basil Hameed
Vice-Captain – Alishan Sharafu, Fahad Nawaz.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ECB vs ABD Emirates D20 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Vriitya Aravind
Batsmen – Basil Hameed (C), Fahad Nawaz, Osama Hassan, Ali Shan-Sharafu
All-rounders – Midhun Sudhakar Pattlikkadan, Mazar Bashir (VC), Junaid Siddique
Bowlers – Adhitya Shetty, Karthik Nagendran, Zahoor Khan.
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ECB vs ABD Emirates D20 Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Vriitya Aravind
Batsmen – Basil Hameed, Fahad Nawaz (VC), Ali Shan-Sharafu, Surjith Manohardas
All-rounders – Midhun Sudhakar Pattlikkadan, Mazae Bashir (C), Aryan Lakra
Bowlers – Adhitya Shetty, Karthik Nagendran, Karthik Melyappan
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Expert Advice:
This is a batting-friendly pitch, so try to pick top-order batsmen and middle-order all-rounders. Pick more players from ECB Blues as they are a better side and has a better head to head record as well.
ECB vs ABD Dream11 Emirates D20 Probable Winners:
ECB Blues are a strong side and are expected to win this contest.