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

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.

South Africa Women vs New Zealand Women: Fantasy Tips

Suzie Bates: The White Ferns captain is on a roll this year and will try to score yet another ton in this tournament.

Amelia Kerr: The 17 years old will try to make use of the opportunities both with the bat and ball.

Lizelle Lee: Despite a few bad performances, Lee has had a great run in this tournament. She will look to score big today.

M Kapp: Kapp has the most dot balls in the South African campaign. It is not going to be easy for her as New Zealand will target every bowler.

England v Belgium: Fantasy Tips

Dele Alli: Alli, who suffered a muscle problem against Tunisia, trained on Wednesday but is unlikely to be risked.

Romelu Lukaku: Striker Romelu Lukaku is a major doubt with the ankle injury he picked up against Tunisia.

Harry Kane: He has scored five goals in the group stage of this tournament. The last player to score more in the opening round of a World Cup was Russia’s Oleg Salenko, with six in 1994.

Dries Mertens: He has an ankle issue while captain Eden Hazard has been nursing a calf problem.

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.

Serbia vs Brazil: Fantasy tips

When: 27TH June, 23:30 IST
Where: Spartak Stadium, Moscow

Head to head
Matches played: 1
Serbia: 0 (0%)
Brazil: 1 (100%)

Form
Serbia: W L W W L (decent form)
Brazil: W W W D W (great form)

Previous match starting XI
Serbia: Vladimir Stojkovic (GK), Branislav Ivanovic, Nikola Milenkovic, Dusko Tosic, Aleksandar Kolarov, Luka Milivojevic, Nemanja Matic, Dusan Tadic, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Filip Kostic, Aleksandar Mitrovic

Brazil: Alisson Becker (GK), Fagner Lemos, Thiago Silva, Joao Miranda, Marcelo, Paulinho, Casemiro, Philippe Coutinho, Willian, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar

Players to watch out for:
Danilo: He was the best player in the first match for Brazil where they drew against Switzerland. He will look to continue to attack the defenders to score.

Miranda: The Brazilian centre-back was involved in both boxes and even had a penalty appeal against him waved away. The tall Inter Milan defender will be eager to make his mark in this game and help his team keep a clean sheet.

Valon Behrami: He picked up a knock in his first game and might recover in time. Still, a doubtful pick.

Sergej Milinkovic: Savic: He was exceptional in the last game, helped Serbia to pick up those three important points. He will be crucial here as well.