GYM Helsinki look to over-power Greater Helsinki CC!
GYM Helsinki Gymkhana to win the match!
Finnish Premier League is up and running with almost 15 league matches completed. All teams are still trying the figure out the best XI possible that provides good depth and balance. GYM Helsinki Gymkhana will take on Greater Helsinki CC in this crucial encounter and both teams are currently placed in the bottom half of the points. A win in this match will definitely provide a good surge in the points table and confidence ahead in the league. Both teams won their last encounter against Helsinki CC by scoring big runs.
GYM Helsinki put on a spirited performance to chase 156 runs successfully in the last match. The trio of Pankaj Saharan (30 runs), Arshad Gondal (31 runs), and Shahid Irshad Gondal (50* runs) put on a good show with the bat to score 158 runs in 19 overs. Their batting unit was bowled out for less than 110 runs in three previous matches.
Faisal Shahzad and Muhammed Guwas shared 5 wickets between them but gave away runs at nearly 7.5 RPO. Atti Ur Rehman, Javed Jan, and Irfan Yousafzai chipped in with one wicket each but they ended up giving 155 runs in their 20 overs.
Shahid Irshad – Shahid Irshad played a superb knock scoring 50 runs off just 24 balls to lead his team in the stiff chase. He smashed 3 boundaries and 4 sixes and remained unbeaten till the end.
Faisal Shahzad – Shahzad`s figures of 3/31 pulled things back after a superb start by the opposition batsmen and caused a collapse from 93/2 to 117/7 in middle overs.
Shahid Irshad, Pankaj Saharan, Simaranjit Brar, Irfan Yousefzai, Faisal Shazad, Javed jan, Muhammed Guwas, Atti Rehman, Ali Maqsood, Bilal Masud, Arshal Gondal
Greater Helsinki won their first match after losing the first two matches. Ghulam Nazir`s fifty and Muhammed Ziaur Rehman`s 25-run cameo set up a good platform for the team. Abdullah Attique (25 runs) and Adnan Ahmad (20 runs) finished the match in grand fashion scoring 45 runs off just 23 balls in the end.
Naveen Shahid and Ali Waris took wickets very early to leave the opposition struggling at 34/4 inside power play. Muhammed Ziaur Rehman, Riz Ali, and I Hussain chipped with crucial wickets to bowl out the opposition for just 124 runs.
Gulfam Nazir – Nazir leads the batting charts with 101 runs at a strike rate of 128 in the three matches. His fifty set the platform for the charge in later stages of the innings.
Naveen Shahid – Naveen Shahid took 3 wickets inside powerplay to derail the momentum in chase despite giving away 39 runs. He has 7 wickets at an economy of 7.27 RPO this season.
Muhammed Ziaur Rehman, Ali Waris, Shahzad Shabbir, Gulfam Nazir, Hamza Mukhtar, Naveen Shahid, Kashif Muhammed, Aitraz Hussain, Adnan Ahmad, Rizwan Ali, Abdullah Attique
|Hr||Temp||Rain||W. speed||W. direction||Clouds|
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|06h||20||0 mm.||0.47 k/h||From: E||0%|
|09h||24||0 mm.||1.18 k/h||From: SSE||0%|
|12h||25||0 mm.||1.79 k/h||From: S||0%|
|15h||23||0 mm.||3.47 k/h||From: SSW||0%|
|18h||20||0 mm.||2.28 k/h||From: WSW||0%|
|21h||16||0 mm.||2.12 k/h||From: WNW||0%|
Kerava is expected to have bright and sunny weather with zero possibility of rain. We can expect a full match with no interruptions from the weather.
Both these teams scored nearly 160 runs in their previous match and we expect them to score more runs in this encounter. Batting has been pretty easier now than the early matches. We can expect teams to score 140 - 160 runs in this match.
Teams batting first have 80% success rate in the league and both teams will look pressurize the opposition in tense chase.
Both teams have form and momentum on their side with impressive wins in their last matches. But, GYM Helsinki team chased down a big total with a spirited performance despite the chasing teams having very less success in this season. Greater Helsinki CC has a slightly better bowling attack when compared to GYM Helsinki. But we expect the GYM Helsinki Gymkhana win the contest owing to their recent performances.
GYM Helsinki Gymkhana to win the match!