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ICCT Smashers vs Chiayi Swingers, free match prediction 09 May 2020

09 May 2020 | 09:00 | Yingfeng Ground, Taipei
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winner Chiayi Swingers won by 5 Wickets

Chiayi Swingers aim to keep semifinal hopes alive, take on ICCT Smashers!

  • ICCT Smashers suffered narrow defeat at the hands of Chiayi Swingers
  • Chiayi Swingers were comprehensively beaten by PCCT United in a game played on Sunday
  • Sidhesh Pilankar and Vishwajit S Tawar were the only players who did well for Chiayi Swingers in their previous game

Expect Chiayi Swingers to notch up their second win of the competition!

  • Tournament: Taipei T10
  • Format: T10
  • Venue: Yingfeng Ground, Taipei
  • Toss: To Bat

Match Preview

ICCT Smashers will be looking to play for pride when they take on Chiayi Swingers in the 13th match of Taipei T-10 Cricket League at Yingfeng Ground in Taipei on Saturday.

In their previous meeting between the two teams, Chiayi Swingers managed to pull off a close win, courtesy splendid performances from Vishwajit S Tawar, Pruthvi More, and Nitish Nair. With this result, ICCT Smashers have now lost three matches in a row and would be keen to do well in their remaining two matches.

On the other hand, Chiayi Swingers were completely outplayed by PCCT United in the game played on Sunday.  Captain Saurabh Hajari will be hoping that the side can put in an improved performance in this fixture.

Teams Preview

ICCT Smashers Preview

ICCT Smashers has become the first side to get eliminated from the competition. With the side suffering back-to-back defeats in the tournament, ICCT Smashers will be keen to salvage some pride in their final two matches.

In their previous clash, ICCT Smashers managed to pick up wickets with the new-ball against Chiayi Swingers. After reducing Chiayi Swingers to 27 for 3 after 3.3 overs, ICCT Smashers lost the plot in the final five overs of the innings. The side will need to make better plans in order to stem the flow of runs at the back end of the innings.

For ICCT Smashers, Devang Shah was the standout performer with the bat and claimed two wickets in his two overs. Sandeep Patel and Shrey Doshi claimed one wicket each.

Chasing 100 runs for victory, opening pair of Rajesh Mehta and Devang Shah got the side off to a good start. Mehta and Shah put on a 51-run partnership for the side. Devang Shah contributed well to the team’s cause and scored 23 runs off 16 balls with the help of three boundaries.

For ICCT Smashers, Rajesh Mehta was the standout batsman on display in the previous game. He finished the innings with the top-score of 56 runs off 31 balls with the help of seven fours and one six.

With four runs needed from four balls, ICCT Smashers will rue the fact that they should have closed out the game against Chiayi Swingers.

ICCT Smashers Predicted Playing XI:

Vinit Chattrani, Rajesh Mehta, Sanjay Zaveri, Mohit Guar, Dirvesh Jain, Nirav Shah, Devang Shah, Sandeep Patel, Shrey Doshi, Arya Shah, Manoj Ladha

Chiayi Swingers Preview

The franchise will be looking to keep their semifinal hopes alive in the competition. Chiayi Swingers will need to win their final two matches in order to qualify for the knockout stages.

After losing the toss in the previous game, Chiayi Swingers conceded a lot of runs to see PCCT United post a dominant total of 104 runs in their 10 overs. Nitish Nair and Sidhesh Pilankar conceded more than 10 runs an over in the previous game against PCCT United.

Chasing a big total, Chiayi Swingers failed to get going in their innings and could only post 48 runs in their allotted 10 overs. The premier players like Sidhesh Pilankar, Pruthvi More, and Saurabh Hajari perished for low scores in the previous game.

Vishwajit S. Tawar was the only player in the batting department, who managed to reach double digits in the innings. He finished the innings with the top-score of 18 off 16 balls with the help of one four and two sixes.

Chiayi Swingers Predicted Playing XI:

Swaraj Shevgan, Devesh Barshilia, Saurabh Hajari (captain), Rajsingh Chandan, Sidhesh Pilankar , Vishwajit S Tawar, Pruthvi More, Prashant Lokhande, Nitish Nair, Deepak Mishra, Yogesh Rajput

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 29 0 mm. 0.58 k/h From: S 44%
03h 33 0 mm. 1.12 k/h From: WNW 18%
06h 34 0 mm. 3.79 k/h From: W 14%
09h 32 0 mm. 2.23 k/h From: W 22%
12h 29 0 mm. 0.57 k/h From: NW 26%
15h 28 0.30 mm. 0.67 k/h From: NNW 71%
18h 28 0.24 mm. 0.67 k/h From: SSW 85%
21h 27 0 mm. 0.77 k/h From: E 100%

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will be excellent for batting. The bowlers will need to use their variations in order to pick up wickets on this pitch. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Saturday is going to be sunny intervals with a light breeze.

Venue Details

The 13th match in the Taipei T-10 Cricket League is going to be played between Chiayi Swingers and ICCT Smashers at Yingfeng Stadium.

Toss: To Bat

Both the teams would be looking to win the toss and post a competitive total on the board. The last three matches have been won by sides batting first.

Winning Prediction

Based on recent performances, Chiayi Swingers will be expected to win their game against ICCT Smashers. The likes of Sidhesh Pilankar, Vishwajit S Tawar, and Pruthvi More have delivered decent performances so far this season.

Expect Chiayi Swingers to notch up their second win of the competition!

Author: Shoaib Z.