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After two consecutive defeats, Edmonton Royals would be looking to get back to winning ways when they face Vancouver Knights tomorrow (July 06) for the 11th match of Round 1 at Maple Leaf North-West Ground, King City.
After a winning start against Toronto Nationals, Royals have lost two games to WI-B and Montreal Tigers. In their last encounter against Tigers, Sohail Tanveer led Royals failed to chase 130 runs and got bundled out for 113, falling short of 16 runs.
Vancouver Knights, on the opposite, have grabbed two wins in their last two encounter after losing the tournament opener against Toronto Nationals. With the help of Rassie van der Dussen’s unbeaten 86, Knights posted a total of 166-6 in 20 over. In response, Tigers only managed 148-10 in 19.4 over. Tim Southee and Saad Bin Zafar bagged 6 wickets together.
It is a must-win game for Edmonton Royals if they wish to continue their journey. The clash will begin at 08:30 PM IST.
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Maple Leaf North-West Ground in King City is a good wicket to bat on. The highest score recorded at this venue in ODI’s has been 303/4 by Windies vs Canda. And, with so much of T20 international stars featuring tomorrow, expect the season-opener to be a high-scoring clash.
Avg 1st inn score: 136
Avg 2nd inn score: 117
Highest Total: 184/5 (20 Ov) by ZIM vs Can
Lowest Total: 75/10 (19.2 Ov) by Can vs ZIM
Highest Chased: 141/7 (19.5 Ov) by Pak vs SL
Lowest Defended: 153/7 (20 Ov) by SL vs Can
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Shahid Afridi(c), Umar Akmal(w), Asif Ali, Christiaan Jonker, Ammar Khalid, Shaiman Anwar, Sohail Tanvir, Andre Fletcher, Satsimranjit Dhindsa, Luke Ronchi, Mohammad Irfan, Wayne Parnell, Hasan Khan, Agha Salman, Ahmed Raza, Abraash Khan, Simon Pervez, Farhaan Behardien
Chris Gayle(c), Fawad Ahmed, Evin Lewis, Tim Southee, Chadwick Walton, Babar Hayat, Sheldon Cottrell, Saad Bin Zafar, Andre Russell, Ruvindu Gunasekera, Srimantha Wijeratne, Steven Jacobs, Salman Nazar, Rassie van der Dussen, Kamau Leverock, Jeremy Gordon
The probable ERO vs VK playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Luke Ronchi
Batsmen: Farhaan Behardien, Agha Salman, Andre Fletcher, Shaiman Anwar
All-rounder: Shahid Afridi, Kevin O Brien
Bowlers: Wayne Parnell, Mohammad Irfan, Sohail Tanvir (c), Hasan Khan
Wicket-keeper: Chadwick Walton
Batsmen: Chris Gayle (c), Evin Lewis, Babar Hayat, Rassie van der Dussen
All-rounder: Andre Russell, Kamau Leverock
Bowlers: Tim Southee, Sheldon Cottrell, Saad Bin Zafar, Fawad Ahmed
For Vancouver Knights, Evin Lewis and Rassie van der Dussen are the top contributors with the bat. While Lewis blasted 96 of 55 balls in the tournament opener, Dussen’s 83* of 56 balls proved out to be a match-winning innings in the last game. Andre Russell and skipper C Gayle will also be crucial. Gayle has not looked in form so far but we all know he is a match-winner.
In bowling, Tim Southee, Saad Bin Zafar, and Sheldon Cottrell will be the key.
Edmonton Royals are struggling a bit in their batting side. Nobody has proved out to be a match-winner with the bat. Luke Wronchi, Andre Fletcher, and Kevin O Brien all have looked off color so far. Their performance will be vital for Royals.
In bowling, Hasan Khan, Wayne Parnell are the leading wicket-taker bowlers.
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