Pakistan v Zimbabwe: Players analysis

Mohammad Amir
Amir claimed figures of one for 25 for Pakistan in a seven-wicket win against Zimbabwe in the fourth match of the T20I Tri-Series in Harare on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Amir produced more than decent performance for the Men in Green in a comfortable triumph. During his first outing on the tour, the left-armer looked sharp and claimed a prized scalp of dangerous Tarisai Musakanda. While doing so, Amir also finished as the second-most economical bowler in the match with an economy-rate of 6.25.

Fahim Ashraf
Ashraf claimed figures of one for 24 for Pakistan in a seven-wicket win against Zimbabwe in the fourth match of the T20I Tri-Series in Harare on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Ashraf produced a brilliant performance for the visitors in a comfortable win. Even though the right-arm pacer only claimed a wicket, but finished the day as the most economical bowler with an economy-rate of just six. That was not it as Ashraf also bowled 10 dot balls, joint second-most in the match behind teammate Mohammad Amir (11).

Sarfraz Ahmed
Ahmed scored 38 not out off 21 balls with the help of six fours for Pakistan in a seven-wicket win against Zimbabwe in the fourth match of the T20I Tri-Series in Harare on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Ahmed played a real captain’s knock for the team in an important win. The wicketkeeper-batsman came out to bat with the team needing eight runs per over and finished the job in style with a fluent unbeaten 38. It was also Ahmed’s highest score in the tournament so far.

Hussain Talat
Talat scored 44 off 35 balls with the help of one six for Pakistan in a seven-wicket win against Zimbabwe in the fourth match of the T20I Tri-Series in Harare on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Talat produced a responsible knock for Pakistan in an important win. The left-handed batsman looked in control of his innings and made a valuable contribution of 44 in the team’s victory. The most impressive aspect of Talat’s knock was his ability to rotate the strike as he scored nearly 87% of his runs with the help of running between the wickets.

Solomon Mire
Mire scored 94 off 63 with the help of six fours and six sixes for Zimbabwe in a seven-wicket defeat against Pakistan in the fourth match of the T20I Tri-Series in Harare on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Mire produced outstanding innings for Zimbabwe in a losing cause. The right-handed batsman looked in supreme tough right from the word go and scored his first half-century in the T20I format. While doing so, Mire also became the player with the highest individual score of 94 for Zimbabwe in the 20-over format.

Northamptonshire vs Leicestershire: Players to watch out for

Richard Levi: Can the leading run-getter of the last season bring some sparks in this season also?

Seekkuge Prasanna: Lankan all-rounder has the capability to hit some big sixes and chip-in with wickets, will he be your choice?

Cameron Delport: An experienced T20 specialist, his all-around performance can give you some crucial points to top the leaderboard!

Mohammad Nabi: Afghan T20 star can bowl with the good economy! but his batting depends on his position, fingers crossed

Nottinghamshire vs Warwickshire: Players to watch out for

Dan Christian: Captain come all-rounder will lead from the front to start the title defence for his team.

Ish Sodhi: Kiwi bowler has an impressive record in T20. The New Zealander has 107 wickets in 98 T20 matches

Sam Hain: Couple of good knocks in recently tri-series for England Lions. Can he carry his form in shorter version also?

Colin de Grandhomme: With him, there is guaranteed quick points with higher strike-rate and fewer wickets.

Australia v Pakistan: Players to watch out for

The players to watch out for in today’s Australia v Pakistan match:

Aaron Finch: The aggressive opener will fetch you lots of points in his short span of innings just like he did previous matches, so what are you waiting for!

Billy Stanlake: A very impressive performance on the tour will surely make him a default pick for many, hoping he continues his magic!!

Fakhar Zaman: This promising opener needs to calm his nerves to score big, once he is off there is no stopping him!! a risky but valuable choice!

Hasan Ali: Highest wicket-taker for Pakistan in the series! will he step up for his team again?

IND v IRE, 2nd T20I: Fantasy tips

Here are the players to watch out for in today’s clash between India and Ireland.

Rohit Sharma: The hitman has finally found his form the other night and will look to dominate more.

Kuldeep Yadav: Yadav was impressive the other night. He grabbed four wickets that changed the course of the game.

Shannon: He made use of the chances give to him to score an impressive fifty.

Paul Stirling: One of the senior players of the team, he will look to step up and perform.

PANAMA V TUNISIA: Fantasy Tips

Aymen Mathlouthi: Mouez Hassen suffered a shoulder injury against England in their first game and Farouk Ben Mustapha, who played against Belgium, injured his knee in training. That leaves Aymen Mathlouthi as the only available keeper in their squad.

Dylan Bronn: Tunisia will also be without central defender Dylan Bronn, who was carried off with a left knee injury after scoring in the 5-2 loss to Belgium on Saturday.

Felipe Baloy: In their last game against England, Panama’s Felipe Baloy scored his country’s first World Cup goal, at the age of 37 years and 120 days.

Wahbi Khazri: No player has been involved in more World Cup goals for Tunisia than Wahbi Khazri (two), who both scored and assisted in their 5-2 defeat against Belgium.

Columbia v Senegal: Players to watch out for

Here are the players to watch out for:
Carlos Sanchez: He is available for Colombia after serving a one-game suspension.

Abel Aguilar: He was forced off after half an hour against Poland because of an injury and will not be risked.

Moussa Wague: He, at 19, became the first African teenager to score a World Cup goal in the 2-2 draw with Japan.

James Rodriguez: He has six goals and four assists in seven World Cup appearances.

Japan v Poland: Players to watch out for

Here are the players to watch out for:

Keisuke Honda: He has been involved in seven of Japan’s last 10 World Cup goals (four goals and three assists).

Kosuke Nakamura: Veteran goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima has made costly errors in consecutive matches and may be replaced by 23-year-old Kosuke Nakamura.

Kamil Glik: Experienced defender Kamil Glik made his comeback from a shoulder injury as a substitute against Colombia and may return to the starting line-up.

Robert Lewandowski: The captain will be desperate to perform well today.

Mexico v Sweden: Fantasy Tips

When: 27TH June, 19:30 IST
Where: Ekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg

Head to head
Matches played: 9
Mexico: 2
Sweden: 4
Draw: 3

Form
Mexico: D W L W W
Sweden: L D D W L
Previous match starting XI

Mexico: Guillermo Ochoa (GK), Edson Alvarez, Carlos Salcedo, Hector Moreno, Jesus Gallardo, Hector Herrera, Andres Guardado, Miguel Layun, Carlos Vela, Hirving Lozano, Javier Hernandez

Sweden: Robin Olsen (GK), Mikael Lustig, Victor Lindelof, Andreas Granqvist, Ludwig Augustinsson, Viktor Claesson, Sebastian Larsson, Albin Ekdal, Emil Forsberg, Ola Toivonen, Marcus Berg

 

IND v IRE: Fantasy tips

Ireland will take on one of the mighty forces in the T20 cricket, India today at the Malahide Stadium. India will look to test its bench strength today and also, this match will be crucial for players like Rohit Sharma who will be looking to get back to the scoring ways and for Virat Kohli, who will be playing his first match after the injury will be keen to get used to the conditions as well.

Ireland is coming from defeat in the tri-series whereas, India won their last Test- the historic Test against Afghanistan.

Ireland’s team has nothing to lose here, and their batsmen are in a decent form as well. Who knows, they can provide a surprise like how Scotland defeated England.

Here are the players to watch out for today:

Paul Stirling: Of course, Stirling is the best pick from Ireland. In the recent times, he is good with the ball as well.

A Balbirnie: One of the top performers from the tri-series, Balbirnie will look to continue his good form.

Rohit Sharma: The Indian opener will look to start the tour well. He desperately in need a good knock to bounce back.

Virat Kohli: An obvious choice. Kohli will play his first match after a long time. It will be important that he smashes a few today.