MI Emirates have a good balance to their side and expect them to qualify for the final. ILT20 2023 Qualifier 2 Prediction: MI Emirates to win this encounter.
ILT20 2023 Qualifier 2: The second qualifier of the International League T20 (ILT20) 2023 will see the Gulf Giants square off against the MI Emirates. The Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai will be hosting this clash. The winner of this clash will qualify for the final to take on the Desert Vipers.
Gulf Giants faced the Desert Vipers in the first qualifier and suffered a loss. They missed out the chance to qualify directly to the final after they lost the game. Chris Jordan picked up three wickets as they restricted the Vipers to 178/7. The batters stepped up but lack of big partnerships resulted in them getting knocked over on 159 to lose the game by 19 runs. They will have to fire in unison to bounce back in the competition.
MI Emirates, on the other hand, beat the Dubai Capitals in the Eliminator to stay alive in the ILT20 2023. It was a comprehensive performance from them. Bowling first, they bowled brilliantly and restricted the Capitals to 151. Andre Fletcher (68*) and Nicholas Pooran (66*) contributed as they chased down the total in the 17th over to win the game by eight wickets. MI Emirates have the winning momentum behind them and will look to carry it forward while facing the Giants in the second qualifier.
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Match Details:
Match: Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates, Qualifier 2, ILT20 2023
Date and Time: February 10th, 2023, Friday, 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Live Streaming: Zee Network and Zee5 App
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Pitch Report
The pitch at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium looks good for batting. The bowlers will have to be on their toes as they often go on a journey on missing their mark.
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Weather Forecast
The temperature in Dubai is expected to hover between 17 to 22 degrees Celsius.
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Squads
James Vince (c), Chris Lynn, Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme, Carlos Brathwaite, David Wiese, Aayan Afzal Khan, Dominic Drakes, Chris Jordan, Sanchit Sharma, Tom Banton (wk), Gerhard Erasmus, Jamie Overton, Tom Helm, Richard Gleeson, Qais Ahmad, Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Ashwanth Chidambaram
Andre Fletcher, Muhammad Waseem, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Dan Mousley, Dwayne Bravo, Rashid Khan, Trent Boult, Zahoor Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Craig Overton, Zahir Khan, Will Smeed, Imran Tahir, Samit Patel, Najibullah Zadran, Tom Lammonby, Vriitya Aravind, Basil Hameed, McKenny Clarke, Brad Wheal, Bas de Leede, Jordan Thompson
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Probable XIs
James Vince (c), Chris Lynn, Tom Banton (wk) Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme, Carlos Brathwaite, David Wiese, Aayan Afzal Khan, Dominic Drakes, Chris Jordan, Sanchit Sharma
Andre Fletcher, Muhammad Waseem, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Dan Mousley, Dwayne Bravo, Rashid Khan, Trent Boult, Zahoor Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Match Prediction
The Gulf Giants will have fire in unison to challenge the high-flying MI Emirates on Friday who are coming off a win in their last game.
MI Emirates have a good balance to their side and expect them to qualify for the final.
ILT20 2023 Qualifier 2 Prediction: MI Emirates to win this encounter.
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