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.

Bangladesh v Afghanistan: Players to watch out for

Afghanistan, after winning the first match with ease pushed Bangladesh to a do-or-die situation as both the teams will lock horns for the 2nd T20I today.

Afghanistan, on the other hand, will look to overcome the glitches they had in the top-order the other night. Their bowling department needs a little revamp as well.

Here are the players to watch out for:

Samiullah Shenwari– His swashbuckling knock of 18 balls 36 played a vital role in driving Afghanistan to 167 in the last match.

Shafiqullah– Backed by a good domestic season, Shafiqullah can be dangerous down the order, and the last match was evidence for that.

Mahmudullah– Be it batting or bowling, Mahmudullah will be the first person to step up for the team.

Liton Das– Bangladesh will be looking for a big score from either of the openers, and Liton Das will hold the key in their batting today.

AFG v BAN: Fantasy Tips

When: Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I on June 5 at 8 pm IST
Where: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun
Conditions: Hazy but no rain

Team News:
Bangladesh will be hoping to bring in Soumya Sarkar and Mehidy Hasan might play today as well.
Afghanistan will try to go in with the same unchanged eleven.

Possible XI:
Afghanistan: Mohammad Shahzad, Usman Ghani, Asghar Stanikzai (C), Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shinwari, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Shapoor Zadran

Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan (c), Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Abul Hasan, Abu Jayed/Abu Hider Rony, Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain.

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IPL 2018 FINAL: SRH v CSK Fantasy tips

When: IPL 2018 final – May 27, Sunday, 7 PM IST
Where: Wankhede, Mumbai
Conditions: Cloudy, Spinners’ track.

TEAM NEWS: Both CSK and SRH are coming off a win and CSK is unlikely to make any changes to their line-up. Whereas, SRH might go back to their options, as both Hooda and Khaleel Ahmed weren’t impressive the other night.

SRH: Shikhar Dhawan, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey/Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib al Hasan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddharth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed/Sandeep Sharma.

CSK: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi

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IPL 2018, Final: CSK v SRH fantasy picks

The final showdown is here. The last match of this year’s IPL and two of the best teams will lock horns to lift the trophy. It is not going to be easy after all. CSK has beaten SRH in all their three previous meetings in this year so far and SRH will be hoping to bounce back.

Kane Williamson as a captain took a courageous decision to make changes to his team the other night. His captaincy needs a special mention as well but the night well and truly belonged to Rashid Khan. For CSK, it is wonderful that all their players have won at least one match for the team. Looking at the form of both the teams, CSK is stronger but as said, it is not going to be easy after all.

Safe Pick

Rashid Khan
Last match crickingduels fantasy points 220

No wonders here. Expect more fireworks from him in the all-important finale against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.

Hot pick

Lungi Ngidi
Last match crickingduels fantasy points 55

The South African pacer has used the conditions well so far. He by far is the best bowler the Chennai Super Kings needed.

Tricky Pick

Shane Watson
Last match crickingduels fantasy points 9

Dhoni’s bowling options are too strong that he didn’t have to use Watson in his recent games. The CSK opener is finding hard to get his timing right as well.

The darkhorse

Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Last match crickingduels fantasy points 13

The Indian frontline bowler is taken for a lot in his recent games and for Sunrisers, which is termed as the best bowling team, they need Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bounce back.

IPL 2018, KKR v SRH: Fantasy Analysis

1.Rashid Khan- Sunrisers Hyderabad
Khan claimed figures of three for 19 for Sunrises Hyderabad in a 14-run win against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kolkata on Friday.

Fantasy Analysis

Khan led Hyderabad to the final of the 2018 IPL with an impressive performance. The 19-year-old first scored crucial 34 not out off just 10 balls with the help of two fours and four sixes, and later went on to claim wickets of dangerous Chris Lynn, veteran middle-order batsman Robin Uthappa and all-rounder Andre Russell. That was not it as he also finished with an economy-rate of 4.75 — the best by any bowler in the match. Expect more fireworks from him in the all-important finale against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.

2.Shakib Al Hasan- Sunrisers Hyderabad
Al Hasan claimed figures of one for 16 for Sunrises Hyderabad in a 14-run win against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kolkata on Friday.

Fantasy Analysis

Al Hasan had another outstanding day with the bowl for Hyderabad. The left-arm spinner claimed the scalp of Kolkata captain Dinesh Karthik and also finished with an economy-rate of 5.33, second-best by any bowler in the match. He will be next in action against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.

3.Carlos Brathwaite- Sunrisers Hyderabad
Brathwaite claimed figures of two for 15 for Sunrises Hyderabad in a 14-run win against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kolkata on Friday.

Fantasy Analysis

Brathwaite played an inspirational role for his team. The World T20 winning all-rounder not only claimed wickets of Shubman Gill and Shivam Mavi but also finished with an economy-rate of 7.50. He will be next in action against Chennai Supers Kings on Sunday.

4.Kuldeep Yadav – Kolkata Knight Riders
Yadav claimed figures of two for 29 for Kolkata Knight Riders in a 14-run defeat against Sunrises Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kolkata on Friday.

Fantasy Analysis

Yadav produced an inspirational performance for the team in a losing cause. The 23-year-old claimed scalps of Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson and Shikhar Dhawan and also finished with an economy-rate of 7.25, second-best by any Kolkata bowler. Yadav finished the tournament with 17 wickets at an average of 24.58.

IPL 2018, KKR v SRH: Fantasy picks

The final hurdle is here. The team that wins this encounter will travel to Mumbai and will face Chennai Super Kings in the final.

Sunrisers Hyderabad comparatively will have high pressure as they are coming off from four consecutive loss while Kolkata is coming off from consecutive wins and in their last encounter, Kolkata won convincingly. Who will win today?

Safe Pick

Andre Russell
Last match crickingduels fantasy points 119

No wonder why Kolkata retained him for this year’s IPL. One of the contenders for MVP, Russell will look into providing another top-notch performance at Edens.

Rashid Khan
Last match crickingduels fantasy points 100

No batsman in this world has picked up Rashid Khan’s variations. He is the match-winner for the team.

Hot Pick

Dinesh Karthik
Last match crickingduels fantasy points 107

The KKR captain has raised his game to the next level in recent matches. Be it chasing or taking the team to a good total, Karthik has done extraordinarily well.

Tricky Pick

Shakib- Al-Hasan
Last match crickingduels fantasy points: 18

Despite being a regular pick in the team, Hasan is having a poor run in this year’s IPL. With the bat, his strike-rate is lower than it was in the previous years and with the ball he has gone more than ten runs per over.

The darkhorse

Prasidh Krishna
Last match crickingduels fantasy points: 36

The youngster has done well, and now he leads the bowling attack for KKR. He rarely misses his line and length and keeps it straight and simple. Probably, one of the best finds in this year’s IPL.

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, Eliminator, KKR v RR: Fantasy Tips

When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 7 PM IST

Where: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

What to expect: A cloudy evening with thunderstorms expected

Team News: 

KKR will not make any further changes to the team and will go in with the same line-up.

Probable XI: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (c&wk), Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Javon Searles, Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav

Rajasthan Royals will go with the same line-up but there will be few changes in the batting order.

Probable XI: Ajinkya Rahane (c), Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Heinrich Klassen (wk), Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Stuart Binny, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Laughlin

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

When: Qualifier 1 – May 22nd, 7 PM IST
Where: Wankhede, Mumbai
Conditions: Weather is clear, a High scoring game is on the cards.

TEAM NEWS:
Chennai Super Kings will try to stick to the same team that played most of the games. Dhoni doesn’t love to change too many things to the side, so expect the same XI that won most of the matches.

From the last match, Shane Watson might come in for Faf du Plessis, other than that there might not be more changes to the team.

For Hyderabad, Yusuf Pathan will come back to the team and Williamson might not bring Hales in, but stick with Carlos Brathwaite to add an option for bowling.

PROBABLE XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Carlos Brathwaite, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma

PROBABLE XI: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Sam Billings/Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Shardul Thakur

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