BOD vs ST Dream11 Team Prediction: Bottom of the table clash sees Defenders and Tigers looking to wrench out of their conundrum.
As the league stage matches in the 2019 instalment of the Shpageeza Cricket League start running down their course and entering into the concluding stages, today’s encounter comes bearing with it mammoth ramifications for both of our opponents of the day. While the first clash slated for Sunday will determine which side ends up in first place in the league, the second clash is an equally pivotal one with the losing side suffering a damaging defeat, one which can eventually shunt them out of a spot in the ensuing round.
Currently in fourth position with the two defeats and a win from three matches, Boost Defenders have only regressed and go on a downward spiral ever since winning their first game of the exhibition league. The side have been left miffed and disgruntled with performances which have seen them being mauled left, right and centre, leaving the side in a peril which refrains them from making it to the next round if things continue in akin manner.
Elsewhere, Speen Ghar Tigers haven’t fared off any better but what has revived the smallest of a glimmer of making massive strides in the points tally for the outfit is the fact that they finally managed to win their first match after registering two defeats on the bounce.
After bleak and meek results, the managed to put down a colossal Mis Ainak Knights side by 4 runs, a defence of their run chase which saw the side deliver the determination, resolve and resoluteness which was amiss till now.
Probable Playing XI
Bahar Shinwari, Brendan Taylor (wk), Hasmatullah Shahidi, Darwish Rasooli, Gulbadin Naib (c), Khaibar Omar, Muslim Musa, Qais Ahmed, Nisar Wahdat, Nasratullah, Zia-ur-Rehman
Speen Ghar Tigers
Karim Sadiq, Najeeb Tarakai, Shabir Noori, Bahir Shah, Jonathan Campbell, Najibullah Zadran, Shahidullah Kamal, Shafiqullah (c & wk), Wafadar Momand, Sayed Shirzad, Zahir Khan
Pitch Conditions and Toss Prediction
This might be the second encounter of the day being played over here but don’t expect it to spoil the pristine batting conditions on display. As the conditions get colder and the sun starts disappearing, the track will make for a sublime batting wicket with the batsmen finding it all too easy to find their way to the boundary and hit the ball in the sweet spot.
The side winning the toss will be looking to come out and field first today with the surface set to remain the same across the full 40 overs.
Boost Defenders – Bahar Shinwari, Brendan Taylor, Hasmatullah Shahidi, Darwish Rasooli
Speen Ghar Tigers – Karim Sadiq, Najeeb Tarakai, Shabir Noori, Bahir Shah
Boost Defenders – Bahar Shinwari, Hasmatullah Shahidi
Speen Ghar Tigers – Karim Sadiq, Jonathan Campbell
#SCL2019 Updated Points Table:
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Boost Defenders – Qais Ahmed, Zia-ur-Rehman
Speen Ghar Tigers – Wafadar Momand, Zahir Khan
Wicket-Keepers for BOD vs ST Dream11
We have Speen Ghar Tigers’ Shafiqullah Shafiq canter his way into our side for this encounter. He has managed to string tougher 56 runs till now in the league and emerge as one of the more astute and aware bats for his side, a name who the side will once again be relying on today to come up with another flawless display.
Batsmen for BOD vs ST Dream11
He’s accompanied by Bahir Shah who delivered a scrumptious performance for his side in their bygone clash with Najeeb Tarakai giving him company after amassing the 95 runs in 3 clashes for his outfit and putting in a succulent display which guided them to a win in their bygone clash. We finally have the first name from Boost defenders come into our side over here with Hashmatullah Shahid finding a place in our Dream 11 team given the 108 runs he’s managed to traverse his way to in 3 matches.
All-rounders for BOD vs ST Dream11
Our most heavily packed component of our side given the worldclass names lining up this facet for the prevelant clash, the myriad names constituting this docket are all players plausible of putting in a match winning performance for their side. Much like the world cup, Gulbadin Naib has continued to escalate himself in both the side’s batting and bowling orders as he look to fulfil his decadent brand of cricket, seeing him not only play out ample balls with the bat but bowl his four overs with the ball as well.
He’s scored 104 runs and taken 5 wickets for his side, seeing him become our first pick in this facet along with Zia-ur Rehman who has in his kitty the four wickets. From the opposition we are represented by a duo akin to their opponents with Karim Sadiq and Shahidullah Kamal being brought in by us with Kamal having taken the three wickets for his outfit till now.
Bowlers for BOD vs ST Dream11
With Boost Defenders dwindling in their batting sojourns and collapsing in their batting efforts as the league has kept running down it course and ST improving on the bowling front, it was rightful of us to get in the two bowlers for them. We have decided to venture in with Sayed Shirzad and Zahir Khan, two bowlers who have been the spearhead of their attack by snagging 7 wickets in between them till now.
Sayed Nasrat Quraishi comes in from the other side of the facet to come in and bring an end to our side for this clash.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.