Maratha Arabians will lock horns with Deccan Gladiators in the first semifinal of the inaugural Ajman T20 Cup. Arabians are coming off a five-wicket win against Northern Warriors in their last league game.Â Batting first, the Warriors amassed 176/6 in their full quota of overs. In reply, Arabians chased down the target with three balls to spare.
On the other hand, Gladiators are coming off a 14-run win against Delhi Bulls. Batting first, the Gladiators could only muster 103 all-out in 19.3 overs. In reply, Bulls were restricted to 89/9. This was the lowest total defended in the league. Talking about their league phase standings, the Gladiators finished on fourth with two wins and three losses in five games. On the other hand, Arabians finished on the top with four wins and one loss in five games.
Maratha Arabians vs Deccan Gladiators, First Semi-Final, Ajman T20 Cup 2022
Venue:Â Malek Cricket Stadium, Ajman
Date & Time: March 21st at 6:00 PM IST
Live Streaming: CricTracker Youtube channel, Fan Code (India)
The Ajman pitch has already seen a lot of high-scoring thrillers. The pitch has got a bit slow but short boundaries are still an advantage to the batters.
Probable Playing XIs for Maratha Arabians vs Deccan Gladiators
Jiju Janardhanan, Usman Khan, Tanveer Junaid, Mohammad Afzal, Shahnawaz Khan, Zeeshan Abid, Omer Farooq, Saqib Manshad, Harry Bharwal, Maroof Merchant, Hazrat Bilal
Ansar Khan, Hameed Khan, Muhammad Kaleem Hafiz, Fayaz Shahjhan, Rahul Chopra (wk), Waqas Ali, Adeel Malik (c), Danish Qureshi, Aayan Khan, Adeel Ahmad Shafique, Saifullah Noor