Teams look to end their campaign on a high
Vantaa CC will win the match
Finnish Premier league`s group phase has almost come to an end with every team playing their last round of matches. Four teams have already sealed their spot in the next stages and the two teams playing this match failed to make the cut. Bengal Tigers lost their last three matches consecutively to bow out of the tournament. They would have stayed in contention if they would have won any one of three matches. Vantaa CC never broke into the top-4 position in the points table and eventually were left behind the race pretty early. Both teams will look to make a statement with win in this match and end their season on high spirits.
Bengal Tigers CC`s biggest issue this season has been their batting failure and they slumped to yet another collapse of 79/7 in their previous match. Habib Al Arman fought a lone battle scoring 41 runs off 32 balls. Nurul Huda, Mehran Amin, and Muhd Imrul have scored runs but are inconsistent across matches.
Shahed Alam came up dream figures of 4-1-12-5 in the last match and Nurul huda chipped in with 2 wickets and an economical spell. While the other bowlers gave runs in excess of 10 RPO as the opposition scored 149 runs in their 20 overs.
Shahed Alam - Shahed Alam has picked up 11 wickets in just 4 matches with a five wicket in the last match. Lookout for his superb bowling performance in this match too.
Nurul Huda - Nurul Huda has a decent season with nearly 150 runs and 10 wickets to his name so far. He will look to finish the season with yet another all-round performance.
Mohammed Imrul Abedin, Habib Al Arman, Rony Sardar, Shahed Alam, Jabed Kaisar, Md Belayet Khan, Mehran Murtaiz Amin, Muhammad Abul Hasnat, Mohammed Asamudazzman, Shahrukh Ali, MDS Islam
Vantaa CC scored their highest total of 185/7 in the last match. Ranuka Shiran led the charge with his 36-ball 50 at the top while all middle order batsmen from No. 3 to No.6 scored 20-odd runs at good strike rate.
Vantaa CC had an great all-round performance last match with 6 bowlers picking up wickets. Ameer Hamsa and Sanjeewa Pethahandi led the bowling attack with 3 & 2 wickets respectively. They will look to repeat their last match showing in this match too.
Ranuka Shiran - Ranuka Shiran set the tone of the innings with his attacking fifty. He scored his team`s first and only fifty in their penultimate league game and will look to score his second fifty.
Ameer Hamsa - Ameer Hamsa has been their best bowler this season with 16 wickets at an economy rate of 6.9 RPO. He bowled a superb spell of 3/28 in the last match too.
Ranuka Shiran, Mathura Milan, RS Kahingala, C Jayasinghe, TS Arachillage, UK Tavernier, S Pethahandi, Ameer Hamsa, N Patabendi, L Hikkaduwa, N Hangamuwe
|Hr||Temp||Rain||W. speed||W. direction||Clouds|
|00h||10||0 mm.||2.2 k/h||From: NNE||52%|
|03h||10||0 mm.||1.73 k/h||22%|
|06h||15||0 mm.||1.75 k/h||From: N||37%|
|09h||19||0 mm.||2.11 k/h||From: NNE||7%|
|12h||19||0 mm.||0.58 k/h||From: WNW||53%|
|15h||18||0 mm.||3.29 k/h||From: SW||98%|
|18h||15||0 mm.||2.59 k/h||From: SSW||88%|
|21h||15||0.13 mm.||1.84 k/h||From: WNW||99%|
Kerava promises to have good weather conditions for play with less to no chances of rain on the match day. We expect to have a full match to rain interruptions.
Kerava pitch is on a trickier side with teams scoring 150+ scores in few matches and both teams being bowled out for less than 100 runs in few matches recently. We expect the pitch to behave well in this match with average score around 150 runs.
Teams batting first has better success record in this series and both teams will look to bat first free of any pressure in their last match of the season.
Vantaa CC came with an all-round good showing in the last match with 6-7 players performing well in batting and bowling department. It was a complete team performance and a kind of performance which will boost everyone`s morale. Bengal Tigers Cc will come dejected into this match after losing their qualification chance and will look to redeem themselves with a victory. Vantaa CC is expected to win this match owing to their superior form and frame of mind in the recent matches.
Vantaa CC will win the match