Bhilwara Kings and India Capitals are set to lock horns in the sixth match of the Legends League Cricket which is to be held at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Friday, September 24, 2022. Both teams go into this match with identical records of one win and one loss in two matches.
The Kings clinched a thrilling three-wicket victory over the Manipal Tigers in their first encounter before crashing to a 78-run defeat to the Capitals in their second game. The Capitals, on the other hand, had lost their first game of the tournament to table-topping Gujarat Giants before bouncing back with a win over the Tigers in their second game.
Players To Watch Out For
The star performer thus far for the Irfan Pathan-led Bhilwara Kings has been his brother Yusuf Pathan, who has shown off his versatility with both bat and ball. The big-hitting all-rounder smashed 44 off 28 balls to lead his side to victory in the first match and has been striking at 156.75 in the two matches he has played, also picking up three wickets. West Indian pacer Fidel Edwards leads the wicket-taking charts for the Kings with four scalps to his name.
For the Gautam Gambhir-led Capitals, Ashley Nurse lit up the tournament with a fantastic century in their opening game only to end up on the losing side. While Nurse has racked up 113 runs in two games, Zimbabwean Solomon Mire is not far behind with his tally of 91.
In the bowling department, the Capitals have relied on the guile of Pravin Tambe, who has picked up five wickets thus far, and the variations of Liam Plunkett, who has chipped in with three.
Probable Playing XI
Bhilwara Tigers: Naman Ojha, Nick Compton, Matt Prior, Tanmay Srivastava, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Tino Best, Fidel Edwards, Dinesh Salunke, Sreesanth, Monty Panesar
India Capitals: Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza, Gautam Gambhir, Denesh Ramdin, Ashley Nurse, Liam Plunkett, Rajat Bhatia, Mitchell Johnson, Pravin Tambe, Pankaj Singh, Pawan Suyal
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
Match 6, Legends League Cricket 2022
7:30 pm on Friday, September 24, 2022