Bangla Tigers will lock horns with Team Abu Dhabi in the third-place play-off in the Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021 on Saturday. The most dangerous team in the Abu Dhabi T10 League, team Abu Dhabi lost the second qualifier match against Delhi Bulls. Liam Livingstone led Team Abu Dhabi was bowled for 60 runs while chasing a target of 110 runs posted by the Delhi Bulls franchise. Team Abu Dhabi lost their last game to Delhi Bulls by 49 runs.
Bowling first the bowlers did well to restrict Delhi Bulls to a below the par total of 109/7 in 10 overs. Sheldon Cottrell & Liam Livingstone scalped two wickets each. However, the Abu Dhabi batting order collapsed when it mattered the most. Their line-up shattered in no time for a meager 60 runs in 8,3 overs.
On the other hand, Bangla Tigers have had a decent tournament so far. However team Abu Dhabi knocked them out of the Abu Dhabi T10 league by defeating them by seven wickets. Batting first the tigers managed to post just 104/4 in 10 overs thanks to the blistering knock by Hazratullah Zazai who scored unbeaten 66 runs off 37 balls. However team Abu Dhabi completed the chase within seven overs with seven wickets in their hand. Benny Howell was the only bowler who performed well by scalping two wickets.
Today’s clash is a great opportunity for the Bangla Tigers to take their revenge with team Abu Dhabi Both the teams will now aim to get their hands on the consolation prize & sign off with a win.
Match:Abu Dhabi T10 League, 3rd Place Playoff
Date and Time: December 4th, 2021, Saturday, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
The wicket here has slowed down a bit & the spinners have done well in the last couple of matches here at a slow pitch. Thus the team winning the toss will opt to field first here.
The weather is clear & there is no threat of rain in Abu Dhabi. Temperatures are expected to range between 23-26 degrees celsius.
Philip Salt (WK), Paul Stirling, Liam Livingstone (C), Chris Gayle, Colin Ingram, Jamie Overton, Danny Briggs, Marchant de Lange, Sheldon Cottrell, Fidel Edwards, Muhammad Farooq
Johnson Charles, Hazratullah Zazai (WK), Faf du Plessis (C), Will Jacks, Will Smeed, Benny Howell, James Faulkner, Isuru Udana, Luke Wood, Mohammad Amir, Hassan Khalid
Thsi will be the fourth match between these two teams in this season of the T10 League. While team Abu Dhabi has won two matches so far, Bangla Tigers have won just one match. Team Abu Dhabi won their last match against the Bangla tigers by massive seven wickets & thus Abu Dhabi will head into this clash with full of confidence.
Prediction: Team Abu Dhabi is expected to win this fixture.
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