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Taiwan Daredevils vs Taiwan Dragons, free match prediction 02 May 2020

02 May 2020 | 11:00 | Yingfeng Ground, Taipei
64/5 (10) 00.0
68/3 (6.5) 00.0

winner Taiwan Dragons won by 7 wkt(s)

In-form Taiwan Dragons lock horns with resurgent Taiwan Daredevils

  • Taiwan Daredevils comfortably brushed aside TCA Indians.
  • Medium pacer Hein Nothnagel and opener Jeff Black were standout performers for Taiwan Daredevils in the previous game.
  • Taiwan Dragons registered a mammoth win over Hsinchu Titans

Expect Taiwan Dragons to overcome Taiwan Daredevils in this contest.

  • Tournament: Taipei T10
  • Format: T-10
  • Venue: Yingfeng Ground, Taipei
  • Toss: To Bowl

Match Preview

Taiwan Daredevils will be looking to continue their good form when they take on Taiwan Dragons in the 8th match of Taipei T-10 Cricket League at Yingfeng Ground in Taipei on Saturday.

In their previous outing, Taiwan Daredevils registered a comfortable seven wicket-win over TCA Indians, courtesy splendid performances from Jeff Black and Hein Nothnagel. Captain George Klopper will be hopping that the side can deliver their best cricket in this all-important clash.

On the other, Taiwan Dragons registered a comprehensive 43-run win, courtesy all-round brilliance from Rishi Josula. Captain Marlan Samarasinghe will be pleased with his side’s clinical performance in the previous game against Hsinchu Titans.

Teams Preview

Taiwan Daredevils Preview

The franchise is currently third in the league table after collecting 2 points from 2 matches played so far in the competition. George Klopper-led unit will need to raise their overall in order to beat Taiwan Dragons in their last game of group stages.

Hein Nothnagel and Thomas Nel delivered splendid bowling performances to restrict TCA Indians to 71 for 8 in their allotted 10 overs. Medium-pacer Hein Nothnagel was the standout bowler for the side in the previous game played against TCA Indians.

Besides Nothnagel, Jeff Black, Thomas Nel and Charles Hayward claimed one wicket each.

Chasing 72 runs for victory, openers Johan Koekomoer and Jeff Black got the side off to an excellent start. Jeff Black was the standout performer with the bat in the previous game. He smashed unbeaten 46 off 27 balls with the help of four boundaries and three sixes. Black stitched a 64-run partnership with Koekomoer to steer Taiwan Daredevils to a comfortable win.

Despite losing three wickets at the end, Taiwan Daredevils managed to complete the chase in the penultimate over of the innings.

Taiwan Daredevils Predicted Playing XI:

George Klopper (Captain), Johan Koekomoer, Jeff Black, Thomas Nel, Charles Hayward, Hein Nothnagel, Rob Schulenburg, Charl Toua, Ben Hall, Herman Snyman, Louis van Niekerk.

Taiwan Dragons Preview

After registering a comprehensive win over Hsinchu Titans, Dragons will be looking to continue their winning momentum in this contest.

Despite losing the toss, Taiwan Dragons delivered a superlative batting performance against Hsinchu Titans. The side broke all records to post the highest total of 112 for 5 after 10 overs.

For Taiwan Dragons, Rishi Josula was the standout performer with the bat in the previous game. All-rounder smashed 43 runs off 22 balls with the help of 4 boundaries and 3 sixes. He stitched together crucial partnership of 58 runs with Adam Hopkins to see Taiwan Dragons score their runs at a brisk rate.

Adam Hopkins played well and scored 23 runs off 14 balls with the help of four boundaries and one six, whereas Bivan Singh chipped in with 22 runs off 13 balls with the help of three fours.

Rishi Josula and Adam Hopkins also delivered excellent bowling performances to reduce Hsinchu Titans to 29 for 3 after 4.3 overs.

Taiwan Dragons Predicted Playing XI:

Athula Senadeera, Santosh Yadav, Marlon Samarasinghe (captain), Bivan Singh, Chetan Pundora, Adam Hopkins, Rishi Josula, Arul Arjun, Asif Hameed, Jack Snart, Sachin Padghan.

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 26 0 mm. 1.63 k/h From: WSW 70%
03h 30 0 mm. 1.81 k/h From: NW 59%
06h 30 0 mm. 3.53 k/h From: NW 41%
09h 30 0 mm. 1.85 k/h From: NNW 16%
12h 27 0 mm. 0.5 k/h From: NNW 26%
15h 26 0 mm. 0.23 k/h From: W 75%
18h 26 0 mm. 0.88 k/h From: WSW 38%
21h 25 0 mm. 1.3 k/h From: SW 0%

Weather Conditions

The wicket will provide a good contest between bat and ball. The weather forecast for the Saturday’s game is going to sunny with light winds.

Venue Details

Yingfeng Ground in Taipei is going to host the 8th match of Taipei T-10 Cricket League between Taiwan Daredevils and Taiwan Dragons.

 

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposing team to a gettable score. Average first innings at this venue is between 60 to 70 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on previous performances, Taiwan Dragons will be expected to win their game Taiwan Daredevils. Despite a dominant win, Daredevils will need to maintain their disciplines with bat and ball to maintain their winning momentum

Expect Taiwan Dragons to overcome Taiwan Daredevils in this contest.

Author: Shoaib Z.