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.

AUS v ENG, 1st T20: Players to watch out for

After a 5-0 whitewash in the ODIs, Australia will take on England once again. This time, for the shorter format. While England is a massive force, the young guns representing Australia cannot be taken lightly because the team is backed by the Big Bash experience and IPL for a few.

Talking about IPL, Buttler got this ‘Midas touch’ when he was asked to open the innings for Rajasthan Royals. He will be their main man today. Almost every single batsmen in England have got their form right on top getting into this T20I series. Whereas, Australian batsmen will have a work to do here.

Talking about the bowling, both the teams will have a tough time here. Having said that, Australian bowlers did well in the IPL, especially, Andrew Tye.

Both Alex Carey and Tim Paine will be under the scanner to perform well today.

Here are the players to watch out for:

Jos Buttler: Buttler is having an extraordinary season with the bat. Right from the IPL, he is leading the team from the front, and in the last ODI, he took Australia home with his brilliant hundred.

Alex Carey: The newly appointed Vice-captain will look to make his mark in the T20Is

Moeen Ali: Australia couldn’t read Ali’s variation, and he will look to rattle Australia once again.

Aaron Finch: After 5-0 whitewash in the ODIs, the shorter format might bring some luck to the captain.

Germany v Sweden: Fantasy Tips

When: June 23, 23:30 IST
Where: Fisht Stadium, Sochi

Head to Head
Total Matches: 36
Germany: 15
Sweden: 13
Draws: 8

Germany: D L L W L
Sweden: L L D D W

Starting 11
Germany: Manuel Neuer (GK), Marvin Plattenhardt, Mats Hummels, Jerome Boateng, Joshua Kimmich, Toni Kroos, Sami Khedira, Julian Draxler, Thomas Muller, Mesut Ozil, Timo Werner

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

Players to watch out for:
Pontus Jansson: The Swedish centre-back is likely to be replaced by Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof, who is set to make a return from injury.

Jerome Boateng: Even though Germany lost against Mexico, Boateng had an excellent game and will be key for the defending champions throughout the 90 minutes.

Toni Kroos: The Real Madrid star started well against Mexico and will be keen to score a few today.

Andreas Granqvist: Sweden’s captain led the team from the front against South Korea, rallying the defence and also slotting home the winning penalty.

AUS v ENG: Fantasy tips

Jonny Bairstow: He is in blistering form in his last 16 matches and has scored three hundred in three matches. Can someone stop him this time?

Adil Rashid: Moeen and Rashid are the top wicket-takers in this tournament. Till now, Australia couldn’t add pressure on the spin duos, and it’s completely a one-sided affair.

Travis Head: In all the three matches, Head has been the lone warrior for Australia. He is the only one who is among the run and will look to give the brisk start for the team here as well.

Andrew Tye: The T20 specialist has struggled to reflect his good form in the ODIs and he will look to change that.

Australia v England, 3rd ODI: Fantasy tips

When: June 19, 2018
Where: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

After a worst first match, Australia did well with the bat, thanks to Shaun Marsh’s excellent knock. Other than that, The Roos has failed completely and the absence of David Warner and Steve Smith is hurting them badly.

On the other hand, England is not letting the past demons to hurt them and is doing well in the series. A win here will give them a back to back bilateral series win against Australia.

Players to watch out for:
Jos Buttler: Since his blistering knocks in the IPL, Buttler is having an extraordinary season with the bat. One of the top-scorers for England in both the recently concluded Test series and the current ODI series is also doing an excellent job behind the wickets.

Shaun Marsh: The big brother Marsh has taken the responsibility to hold the middle-order together very well. Though Australia lost the match the other night, Shaun Marsh’s ton will be one of the best outcomes for Australia.

Adil Rashid: Though he went for runs, he has the knack of picking up wickets at the right time. In his ten matches against Australia, Rashid has picked up 17 wickets.

Marcus Stoinis: The Australian all-rounder must utilize this chance to fix his place permanently in the team in the absence of Mitch Marsh. In his last ten matches against England, Stoinis has scored 340 runs and has picked up a few wickets as well.

HAM v YOR: Fantasy tips

Players to watch out for in the Fantasy Football: 

Liam Dawson: The all-rounder has gone wicketless only once in his last seven games and did make useful contributions with the bat as well.

C Pujara: After the win in the Test against Afghanistan, Pujara is back to the squad and will play this crucial match.

Dale Steyn: The veteran will use all his experiences to stop Yorkshire from winning today.

Adam Lyth: Lyth is enjoying a good season with two tons in his last five matches and some good spell with the ball.

Surrey v Glamorgan: Players to watch out for

When: Sur vs Glam, South Group, Royal London One-Day Cup, 2018
Date: Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Time: 01:00 PM GMT
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
Players to watch out for: 

Mark Stoneman: After being dropped from the Test series due to poor form, Stoneman will be eager to get back to the scoring ways.

Ben Foakes: He has scored three fifties in the tournament to spearhead with the bat.

Colin Ingram: The captain has rightly led the team from the front with some blistering knocks in the tournament.

Wagg: Wagg is the leading wicket-taker for the side, with 9 wickets to his name

IPL 2018, KKR v SRH: Fantasy Tips

When: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, Qualifier II, May 25, 2018
Where: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Conditions: Clear Skies, watch out for spinners.

Team News:
Both the teams are unlikely to change the combinations. KKR tasted many wins recently with this team, whereas, this by far is the best line-up for SRH.

Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Javon Searles, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreevats Goswami, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma

Crickingduels safe fantasy team for today:

ENG v PAK, 1st Test, Fantasy picks

The inexperienced Pakistan team will look to repeat the history at Lord’s when they take on England.

England, on the other hand, will be looking to make a good start for their home season as they suffered two consecutive series loss before this match.

Pakistan will most likely stick with the same line-up that won against Ireland a few days back.

Here are the players to watch out for:

Shadab Khan (Pak): The young Pakistan spinner had an excellent start to the series with the practice match that concluded recently. He sure will carry the momentum to the game at Lord’s.

Joe Root (Eng): The England captain has a point to prove here as one of the best in the game both with bat and as a captain. Root will look to convert his starts at least which is looking like a nightmare for him.

Imam-ul-Haq (Pak): Imam played well in the practice matches which will ease the pressure on him when he comes to bat at Lord’s. The youngster will be looking to answer his critics with his bat.

Jos Buttler (Eng): After a great run at IPL, the England keeper will try to make full use of his second chance to represent the country.

IPL 2018, Qualifier 1, CSK v SRH: Fantasy picks

The qualifier one is here and we are not short of any entertainment. The comeback kings, CSK is a match away from their seventh IPL final, whereas, Williamson will be working hard to get into the final without any jinx.

Here are the picks for today’s match:


Deepak Chahar:
Last match crickingduels fantasy cricket points: 124

Chahar proved his ability to bat the other night. In a way, he is going to add CSK the batting depth.

Shikhar Dhawan
Last match crickingduels fantasy cricket points: 100

The opener will be the most important player for the team. Hyderabad will rely majorly on him for a great start.


Suresh Raina
Last match crickingduels fantasy cricket points: 135

Raina has found his found form at the right time for CSK. Against a bowling attack like Hyderabad, he will be crucial.


Shakib Al Hasan
Last match crickingduels fantasy cricket points: 34

The Bangladeshi all-rounder’s lacklustre form is one of the reasons why SRH’ s middle-order is vulnerable

The Darkhorse:

Ravi Jadeja
Last match crickingduels fantasy cricket points: 28

The Rajput boy’s four overs will be vital for both the teams as they can make a difference. It can go either way.