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Vanuatu Blast T10 League 2020: Match 1, MT Bulls vs Mighty Efate Panthers: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

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Joshua Rasu. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details

The first match of Vanuatu Blast T10 League 2020 will be played between MT Bulls and Mighty Efate Panthers at Vanuatu Cricket Ground at Hybrid Oval.

The match starts at 1 PM local time (7:30 AM IST) (2 AM GMT) on May 21. This game can be streamed live on CricTracker’s Youtube channel and 11Wickets.

Preview for Dream11 Fantasy

Vanuatu Blast T10 League is all set to commence on Thursday with the game between MT Bulls and Mighty Efate Panthers. Vanuatu Cricket has decided to cash in on the situation with this league as no cricket is being played across the world at the moment. The three-team competition has Ifira Sharks as the other side which is also scheduled to play against the Panthers.

No wonder the Bulls and the Panthers will look to give their best and come out victorious in the opening game of the league. Andrew Mansale will lead the MT Bulls while Joshua Rasu has been named the skipper for Mighty Efate Panthers. Both the players are the top players for their respective teams and will be hoping to lead from the front.

Weather Report

The weather forecast for this game isn’t encouraging as it is likely to rain ahead of the game. There is a 30% chance of heavens opening up during the match as well. The temperature will hover around 26 Degrees Celsius during the match.

Pitch Report

The T10 exhibition game played at the venue before the Women’s T20 Super League final last month saw the team batting first scoring 123 runs. Even the chasing team scored 105 runs in response which shows that the pitch will be a good one to bat on. The team winning the toss might look to bowl first.

Average first innings score: N/A

Record of the chasing teams: N/A

Injury and Availability News

(Will be added when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs

MT Bulls

Julian Tommy, Philip Tsione, Rival Samson/Marcel Taea, Clement Tommy (WK), Malon Tastuki, Andrew Mansale (C), Patrick Matuataava, Godfrey Mangau, Williamsing Nalisa, Shray Narai, Darren Wotu

Bench – Marcel Taea/Rival Samson, Nono Chila, Wamjeo Wotu, Vincent Matautaava, Eddie Mansale, Damien Chilia

Mighty Efate Panthers

Joshua Rasu (C), Kendy Kenneth, Lazaro Carlot, Shem Sala, Brian Tari, McMillan Markia (WK), Wesley Vira, Simpson Obed, William Laumae, Edwell Kalfau, Manu Kenni

Bench – Jarrody Alan, Alfred Carlot, Selwyn Garae, Maxim Stephen, Lency Shem, Kenny Tari, Tony Tamata

Top Picks

Clement Tommy is one of the best batsmen having scored 557 runs in seven outings in last year’s Club Championship T20 round at the strike-rate of 220. MT Bulls will also bank on Andrew Mansale, their skipper, who smashed 132 runs in three matches at an SR of 148.31 and also picked up a couple of wickets.

The Bulls also have Williamsing Nalisa who amassed 274 runs in seven matches and also picked five wickets. Shray Narai and Darren Wotu were two of the top bowlers last season with 11 wickets each to their name. Philip Tsione opens the innings for his club team Veterans Laketepuka and scored a decent amount of runs at a fair clip in the Community Cup (T20 format).

For the Panthers, their captain Rasu will be crucial. He scored 149 runs at a strike-rate of close to 142 in the last year’s tournament. Brian Tari accounted for nine wickets in six matches and smashed 91 runs at a strike-rate of 146.77. Kendy Kenneth (113 runs and 7 wickets) and Shem Sala (111 runs and 9 wickets) are other top players.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

Captain Options: Brian Tari, Joshua Rasu, Williamsing Nalisa

Vice-Captain Options: Andrew Mansale, Shem Sala, Clement Tommy

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket

Wicket-keeper – Clement Tommy (VC)

Batsmen – Joshua Rasu, Lazaro Carlot, Malon Tastuki

All-Rounder – Andrew Mansale, Brian Tari (C), Patrick Matautaava, Shem Sala

Bowlers – Shay Narai, Wesley Vira, Williamsing Nalisa

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket

Wicket-keeper – Clement Tommy

Batsmen – Joshua Rasu (C), Julian Tommy, Marcel Taea

All-Rounder – Andrew Mansale, Kendy Kenneth, Shem Sala, Brian Tari

Bowlers – Shay Narai, Williamsing Nalisa (VC), Darren Wotu

Expert Advice

We have picked the playing XIs according to the players’ performance in the last season’s T20 Championship and an exhibition T10 game last month. While most of the players from the aforementioned will play, it is recommended to wait for the playing XIs to be announced after the toss.

The batting order of the teams is not known at the moment. We have picked the players in our Fantasy team according to their performances in the previous tournament.

Philip Tsione and Rival Samson are decent players and have impressed while playing for Veterans Laketepuka in the Community Cup last year. Marcel Taea also bats in the top order and bowls at times. If one of these three players are playing, they can be picked as a surprise in Grand League.

According to the stats, most of the players can bat and bowl. Even the players in the batsmen categories tend to pick up wickets. So make your Dream11 Fantasy team accordingly.

Probable Winners

MT Bulls are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision

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