Can Gym Helsinki overpower the mighty SKK Stadin?
SKK Stadin ja Keravan will win the match
Finnish Premier League enters into the penultimate match of the group phase with three teams still in contention for two qualification spots. This match has a good impact in this three way race as GYM Helsinki will seal their spot if they manage to win. But, GYM Helsinki has the table-toppers SKK Stain in their way for qualification. SKK Stadin has lost only 2 of their 12 matches played so far and is expected to top the points table. SKK Stadin will look to get back to winning ways after their loss to Empire CC in their last encounter. We have a cracking contest with qualification chance on line in this match.
SKK Stadin posted just 102 runs on board at the end of their 20 overs last match. Peter Gallagher was the only player to make a substantial contribution with 34 runs. Nathan Collins, Peter Gallagher, and Jordan O Brien have scored the bulk of runs so far with 150+ run tallies this season.
Their bowlers produced superb performance reducing the opposition to 42/6 in 11 overs but failed to defend the target. Peter Gallagher and Gerald Brady bowled a superb opening spell with combined figures of 8-1-31-5 to give their team a chance to restrict their opposition. SKK Stadin will consider their loss as a warning bell and would look to avoid complacency in this match.
Peter Gallagher – Peter Gallagher had an amazing outing last night with 34 runs and bowling spell of 4-1-15-2. He has 203 runs and 12 wickets in the league so far and is their most valuable player till now.
Gerard Brady – Gerard Brady took the top 3 wickets of the opposition inside the power play and gave them a good chance to defend the target. He will look to continue his good form with the ball in this match too.
Nathan Collins, Qaiser Siddique, Atif Rasheed, P Gallagher, Vishal Saraf, Manoj T, Waqas Raja, MZ Baig, Yathunanthan Vijayaratnam, Asim Ghani, Abdul Quadir
GYM Helsinki lost to Helsinki CC by 5 wickets in a last over thriller. Pankaj Saharan, Brar Simranjeet, and Bilal Masud played 20+ cameos to take their team to a competitive total of 131 runs. Saif Ur Rehman got out after giving a good start to the team with 37-run opening partnership.
Pankaj Saharan and Muhammed Ghuwas picked up one wicket each and gave runs at less than 6 RPO while Atti ur Rehman and Javed Jan gave runs at 6.2 RPO but failed to pick wickets. They eventually lost in the last over with 5 balls remaining.
Pankaj Saharan – Pankaj Saharan set the platform for the team with his 26 runs at the top and came back to bowl a decent spell of 2-0-12-1 in the match. He is one of the players to look out for owing to his all-round abilities.
Muhammed Ghuwas – Muhammed Ghuwas is their leading wicket-taker with 17 wickets at an economy of less than 6 RPO. He will be good bet with pitches favouring the bowlers.
Shahid Irshad, Pankaj Saharan, Simaranjit Brar, Atti Ur Rehman, Faisal Shazad, Javed jan, Muhammed Guwas, Saif Ur Rehman, Ali Masood, Jaleel Ahmed, Bilal Masud
|Hr||Temp||Rain||W. speed||W. direction||Clouds|
|00h||14||0 mm.||2.71 k/h||From: NW||59%|
|03h||13||0 mm.||2.94 k/h||From: NW||83%|
|06h||16||0 mm.||2.9 k/h||From: WNW||64%|
|09h||20||0 mm.||2.74 k/h||From: W||0%|
|12h||21||0 mm.||5.23 k/h||From: SW||12%|
|15h||20||0 mm.||4.9 k/h||From: SW||76%|
|18h||16||0 mm.||4.15 k/h||From: WSW||88%|
|21h||14||0 mm.||3.36 k/h||From: WSW||100%|
Vantaa weather looks bright and sunny with just 10% chances of rain on the match day. We expect no weather interruptions in this match.
Tikkurila is a bowling friendly track and alst match had an match tally of just 150 runs and 20 wickets fell in the match. We can expect average scores in the range of 120-130 runs here.
Batting first has better success ratio with 65-35 in their favor in this season so far. Chasing under pressure is a difficult task in crucial matches.
SKK Stadin is one of the top teams in the league this season. They will look to win this match and get back the momentum leading into the qualifiers. GYM Helsinki has been inconsistent in the last few matches with alternate wins and losses. They have a uphill task of beating SKK Stadin if they need to qualify for knockouts in this match. We expect SKK Stadin to win this match and continue their march towards the final stages of the FPL.
SKK Stadin ja Keravan will win the match