With no major cricket tournament being played around the world thanks to BetBarter Vanuata Blast for bringing in some action with a shorter format of the game. Thursday will witness two games in Vanuata Blast , the opening fixture will be played between MT Bulls vs Mighty Efate Panthers and the second match of the tournament will be played between Ifira Sharks vs Mighty Efate Panthers. So Panthers got two games on the opening day of the newly shaped league. This tournament will be completed in four weeks with total of 9 games which will be played among 3 teams including a final match.
Venue : Vanuata Cricket Ground
Date : 21 May 2020
Timings : 9:30 AM ( IST )
League : BetBarter Vanuata Blast
Weather Condition : According to AccuWeather cloudy conditions are expected with chances of rain.
Pitch Condition : There is very little data about the pitch but considering the nature of the format ( T10 ), we can expect a good surface to bat on. If we look at domestic competition stats then on an average 80 runs were scored in the first innings . Overall pitch will support batsman but considering weather conditions, cloudy weather may give an upper hand to fast bowlers as well.
Probable 11 For Ifira Sharks
1. Apolinaire Stephen
2. Nalin Nipiko
3. Jamal Vira
4. Wolford Kalworai
5. Obed Yoseph
6. Stephane Sandy
7. Vince Vira
8. William Yamak
9. Niko Unavalu
10. Harry Pakoa
11. Alex Stephen
Probable 11 For Mighty Efate Panthers
1. Wesley Vira
2. Joshua Rasu
3. Kendy Kenneth
4. Simpson Obed
5. Kenny Tari
6. Lazaro Carlot
7. Brian Tari
8. Edwell Kalfau
9. Manu Kenni
10. William Laumae
11. Shem Sala
Key Players For This Match
- Ifira Sharks will be playing under Nalin Nipiko who has the experience of representing Vanuata in 14 T20 games. In those 14 games he has scored 312 runs with the help of two half centuries. In the bowling department too Nipiko has been exceptionally well, claiming 24 wickets in those 14 T20 games. Not only this on four occasions he has took 3 or more wickets. His all round capabilities makes him the hottest choice for Captain in Dream11.
- Joshua Rasu will be the key player for Mighty Efate Panthers as he is Panther’s most versatile player. A lot will depend upon his class.
- William Yamak will be a key player as he can be very dangerous batsman on his day and has the ability to score runs at higher strike rate.
Match Strategy As Per Our Point Of View
Taking into consideration about the newly prepared wicket we believe the side winning the toss should opt to bowl first and try to restrict opponent on the lowest total possible.
Ifira Sharks vs Mighty Efate Panthers Match Prediction
This will be the second game of BetBarter Vanuata Blast where Panthers will lock horns against Sharks. For this match we are backing Mighty Efate Panthers to emerge out as winner @1.90. Also if we calculate the winning percentage of both these two teams then Panthers have more than 53.3 percent.
Ifira Sharks vs Mighty Efate Panthers Dream11 Team
Disclaimer : We have created this team before one day of deadline so don’t forget to make necessary changes in your final Dream11 team once the lineup is announced. Try to make your own team after reading our preview and analysis.