Fujairah continue to sit at the top of the Emirates D20 League after winning against Emirates Blues. Sharjah are at second place with six points. Both teams are coming off a win and would be looking to continue the winning momentum. Here’s a look at some of the important details ahead of the game:
Sharjah: Sharjah team are coming off a win against Abu Dhabi. With a comfortable win, they would be brimming with confidence and would look to beat table-toppers as well. Sitting at second with six points from four games, they have only lost one game so far. But that loss came against Fujairah. Sharjah would be keen to take revenge of that defeat.
Probable XI: Fayyaz Ahmad (c), Khalid Shah, Amjad Gul, Aayan Khan, Basil Hameed, Zahoor Khan, Abdul Shakoor (wk), Hassan Eisakhel, Danish Qureshi, Mehammad Zahid, Sajad Malook
Key Players: Fayyaz Ahmad, Abdul Shakoor, Sajad Malook
Fujairah: Fujairah are currently the team of the tournament with four wins in 4 matches. They sit comfortably at the top with eight points and a healthy NRR. In the last match, they comfortably saw off the Emirates Blues challenge by 6 wickets. With both bowling and batting units performing well, Fujairah is the team to beat in the Emirates D20 League.
Probable XI: Muhammad Waseem (c), Hamdan Tahir (wk), Usman Khan, Rohan Mustafa, Asif Khan, Vishnu Sukumaran, Maroof Merchant, Kashif Daud, Umair Ali, Zahid Ali, Saqib Manshad
Key Players: Asif Khan, Muhammad Waseem (c), Usman Khan
Pitch Report: All of Emirates D20 League games are being played at the International Academy Stadium in Dubai. The pitch is becoming increasingly batting-friendly as teams continue to notch big scores on this surface. It is not to say that bowling does not get any help. The average score is 158 and the temperature would hover around 32 degrees Celsius.
Date: 18 June 2022
Venue: International Academy, Dubai, UAE
Time: 6:30 PM IST
Live Stream: Fan Code