International League T20 2024 – ABD vs SJH Dream11 Today Best Team Prediction, Fantasy Tips, Top Picks, Playing 11, Captain, Vice Captain, Player Stats, Pitch Report & Weather Conditions

Get ready for an enthralling encounter as the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders take on the Sharjah Warriors in the 25th match of the ILT20 2024. The clash is set to unfold at the esteemed Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on 7th February 2024.

Teams’ Performance

The Abu Dhabi Knight Riders currently hold the 2nd position on the points table with an impressive record of 5 wins in 8 matches. They are riding high on a four-match winning streak, with their latest victory coming against Sharjah Warriors by 7 wickets.

In contrast, the Sharjah Warriors find themselves struggling at the bottom of the points table with only 3 wins in 8 matches. With a low net run rate and three consecutive losses, they are facing a confidence crisis.

Pitch and Weather Conditions

The pitch at Sheikh Zayed Stadium has shown signs of slowing down in recent matches. While the last five matches were won by chasing teams, the two most recent encounters favored the team batting first. Spinners are expected to play a significant role in the later stages of the match. The average innings score is around 145.

A clear day with periodic clouds is forecasted for Abu Dhabi, with no chances of rain. The temperature is expected to hover between 19-20°C.

Probable Playing 11

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders: Michael-Kyle Pepper (wk), Alishan Sharafu, Sam Hain, Laurie Evans, Ravi Bopara, Andre Russell (c), Imad Wasim, David Willey, Joshua Little, Adhitya Shetty, Ali Khan

Sharjah Warriors: Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Johnson Charles, Joe Denly, Tom Kohler-Cadmore (c), Liam Livingstone, Sean Williams, Daniel Sams, Maheesh Theekshana, Muhammad Jawadullah, Adil Rashid, Junaid Siddique

Team News

No changes are expected in the playing 11 for both teams.

Head to Head Records

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders hold the upper hand with two wins out of three matches against Sharjah Warriors in the 2023 edition.

Key Players

  • Johnson Charles: Leading run-scorer with 232 runs at a strike rate of 136.47.
  • Andre Russell: Impressive all-rounder with 192 runs and 6 wickets in 8 matches.
  • David Willey: England all-rounder with 9 wickets in 8 matches.
  • Joshua Little: Player of the Match in the last encounter against Sharjah Warriors, picking 3/17.

Captain and Vice-Captain Options

  • Captain: David Willey, Andre Russell
  • Vice-Captain: Daniel Sams, Sean Williams

Players to Avoid

  • Alishan Sharafu: Out of form with only 165 runs in the last three matches.
  • Niroshan Dickwella: Struggling with form, averaging only 12.00 in 8 matches.

Dream11 Best Team Prediction

  • Wicket-Keepers: Johnson Charles, Michael Pepper
  • Batters: Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Laurie Evans
  • All-Rounders: Andre Russell, Daniel Sams (vc), David Willey (c), Imad Wasim, Sean Williams
  • Bowlers: Maheesh Theekshana, Joshua Little

As the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders and Sharjah Warriors gear up for another showdown, cricket enthusiasts await an intense battle at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

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