DUB vs SHA: Dubai’s journey in this tournament is not up to the mark as they have won only one match out of the 5 they played, their only win in this tournament came against the bottom-placed Abu Dhabi, which is the only thing for them to cherish. They are currently placed 5th in the standings with 2 points and have a net run-rate of -2.645.
After providing a decent start upfront with the bat in the previous game against Ajman, Fahad Nawaz got out for 13. He is the leading run-scorer for Dubai in this tournament, scoring 95 runs from 5 matches at an average of 23.75 with a strike rate of 146.15.
When the team was struggling at one point, Ali Anwaar’s crucial knock of 25 runs from 12 balls made Dubai set a reasonable target on the board against Ajman. Overall, he has scored 48 runs in 3 matches and he even picked up a wicket as well.
Sharjah Bukhatir XI is at the top of the ladder in this league. In their last game, Abu Dhabi won the toss and elected to bat first and posted 85/7 in their 10 overs. None of the batsmen from Abu Dhabi could put a big partnership. For Sharjah Bukhatir XI, Umair Ali was the outsanding bowler who picked up 3 wickets for 11 runs in his two overs. In the chase, Vritiya Aravind played a phenomenal knock of 53 from 25 balls and helped Sharjah Bukhatir XI win the game by six wickets with 9 balls to spare. Vritiya Aravind won Man of the Match for his clinical performance.
Vriitya Aravind for Sharjah Bukhatir XI is very consistent with the bat. He has scored 80 runs in 4 games and has an amazing strike rate of 200
Rohan Mustafa is currently one of the best all-rounders in the competition. He has contributed well with both bat and ball. He has scored 59 runs at a strike rate of 140.48 in middle overs and has also picked up 5 wickets in the competition.
Dubai vs Sharjah Playing 11
Dubai: Kai Smith, Bilal Cheema, Fahad Nawaz, Shahrukh Sheikh, Ronak Panoly, Punya Mehra, Rudra Mahadev, Muhammad Hassan, Omer Farooq, Muhammad Farooq, Ali Anwaar
Sharjah: Mohammad Boota (WK), Renjth Mani, Fayyaz Ahmed, Khalid Shah, Faisal Khan Baraki, Umair Ali, Kashif Daud, Sayed Badiuzzama, Faisal Altaf, Hafeez Rahman, Arslan Javed
Dubai vs Sharjah Team Squad
Dubai: Kai Smith, Bilal Cheema, Fahad Nawaz, Shahrukh Sheikh, Ronak Panoly, Punya Mehra, Rudra Mahadev, Muhammad Hassan, Omer Farooq, Muhammad Farooq, Ali Anwaar, Wajid Khan, Adhitya Shetty, Nilansh Keswani, Jash Giyanani
Sharjah: Mohammad Boota, Nathan Shibu, Renjth Mani, Fayyaz Ahmed, Khalid Shah, Umair Ali, Kashif Daud, Sayed Badiuzzama, Hafeez Rahman, Arslan Javed, Yuvraj Barua, Faisal Khan Baraki, Mohammed Halan Harris, Faisal Altaf, Krishan Paul