The Maratha Arabians will defeat the Bengal Tigers to finish 3rd in the T10 Super League for the year 2018.BET NOW
We have now reached the final stages of the T10 Super League tournament for the year 2018. 24-league stage and 3 qualifier matches have been played and now we are down to the last two matches to determine the final standings. The Northern Warriors and the Pakhtoons have reached the finals while the Maratha Arabians and the Bengal Tigers who lost to the finalists during the final matches will battle it out for 3rd place. These are the Cricket Win Tips for this match. Read through and place your bets on who will turn out trumps.
The Maratha Arabians finished 3rd in Group B at the end of the first round of matches winning just 1 out of the 3 matches. They obtained 2 points and a NRR of -1.642. The Arabians then defeated the Rajputs and the Sindhis to finish in 3rd place of the Super League Stage with a NRR of 0.638.
The Bengal Tigers finished 2nd in group B with 2 wins from 3 matches and then won one more match to finish 4th with a slightly better NRR than the Punjabi Legends at the end of the Super League round of matches. The two teams thus proceeded to play the 1st Eliminator match.
The Arabians met the Bengal Tigers on the 1st of December for the 1st Eliminator final match. The Tigers batted 1st and made a massive score of 135 for 7 in their allotted 10 overs with Mohammad Nabi and Sunil Narine blasting 46 and 40 runs respectively. Dwayne Bravo captured 2 for 16 in 2 overs of canny medium pace bowling. The Arabians started off pensively losing 3 wickets pretty quickly. But Alex Hales blasted a 32-ball 87 to take his side through to an emphatic 7-wicket victory with 5 balls to spare.
The Tigers then played the 2nd qualifier match against the Northern Warriors within a matter of hours and it seemed to take its toll on the players. The Arabians were restricted to 72 for 8 in 10 overs with Bravo and Hazratullah Zazai reaching double figures. The Warriors made short work of the target blasting 74 for no loss in 5 overs. Thus the two teams are now left battling it out yet again, this time for the 3rd place. Read our cricket win tips about this encounter as we look at the two teams next.
Alex Hales is the new leading run-scorer for the Arabians. He has hit 216 runs with the top score of 87 not out. Hazratullah Zazai has hit 162 runs at a strike rate of 205.06 while Najibullah Zadran has 148 runs with the top score of 60 not out. Dwayne Bravo is a big match player and he showed his prowess with bat and with the ball during the last two matches. The Arabians also have Rashid Khan and Kamran Akmal in their ranks as players who can add some useful runs.
Dwayne Bravo is now the 2nd leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 9 wickets with 4 for 16 as his best. Northamptonshire’s Richard Gleeson has captured 7 wickets with best bowling figures of 3 for 18 and an economy rate of 12 runs per over. Rashid Khan has bowled his leg-breaks well and has shown his importance and experience when it comes to important matches. He has captured 6 wickets at an economy rate of 9.93. James Faulkner and Roelof van der Merwe are the other 2 main bowlers in the side.
Jason Roy with 206 runs in 5 matches tops the charts as the leading run-getter for the Tigers. He has hit a top score of 64 and is striking at 206 runs per 100 balls. Sunil Narine and Sherfane Rutherford have scored 144 and 149 runs respectively and most importantly are striking at over 190 runs per 100 balls. Mohammad Nabi is the power hitter in the lower order and he has one of the better strike rates of the tournament at 221.56 runs per 100 balls.
The bowling honors have been shared around by the Bengal Tigers. Sunil Narine, Mohammad Nabi, and Aamer Yamin have all captured 6 wickets apiece. Mujeeb Ur Rahman has bowled economically right throughout the tournament and has captured 4 wickets in total. The Tigers will hope for a good performance from their bowlers and an attempt to stem the flow of runs from the strong Arabians batting lineup.
A 3rd place finish is always better than a 4th place finish. The teams will be putting their best foot forward in an attempt to make it a victorious end for them in the tournament. Join us on the 3rd to find out who will win this match. We predict that it will be the Maratha Arabians who will emerge victors.