The second qualifier of the inaugural season of Mumbai T20 League 2018 will be played between Sobo Supersonics and Shivaji Park Lions today (March 20) at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The match will start at 07:30 PM IST. While SS lost the first qualifier, SPL won the eliminator against NBB. A tough battle is expected to take place today.
Although Sobo Supersonics lost its last game against TKMNE by 40 runs, it is expected to field the same playing 11. Abhishek Nayar will lead the team.
Shivaji Park Lions defeated Namo Bandra Blasters in the eliminator played yesterday and is expected to field the same playing 11. No injuries were reported from both the squads.
Japjeet Randhawa, Abhishek Nayar, Bhavin Thakkar, Prasad Pawar, Deepak Shetty, Harmeet Singh, Badre Alam, Gaurav Jathar, Atif Shaikh, Jay Bista, Ankur Singh, Dhrumil Matkar, Sujit Nayak, Khizer Dafedar, Aakarshit Gomel, Rohan Raje, Adeeb Usmani, Prashant Naik, Karan Shah, Suved Parkar
Siddhesh Lad, Sufiyan Shaikh, Alpesh Ramjani, Shams Mulani, Bhargav Mehta, Royston Dias, Swapnil Salvi, Pratik Prabhu, Vishal Dabholkar, Hardik Tamore, Bravish Shetty, Akhil Rajput, Siddharth Akre, Sagar Trivedi, Shivam Dubey, Tanush Kotian, Raunaq Sharma, Ajinkya Beloshe, Siddharth Raut, Paul Valthaty
With the return of skipper Abhishek Nayar, SS will rely upon A Gomel, wicket-keeper Prasad Pawar, Jay Bista, and Sujit Nayak. They have been consistently contributing with the bat. While B Alam, Rohan Raje, and Dhrumil Matkar will have to lead with the ball. Skipper A Nayar took 2 wickets in the last game.
Skipper Bravish Shetty and Shivam Dubey scored half-centuries in the eliminator against NBB. Paul Valthaty and Alpesh Ramjani were the other contributors while Shams Mulani, Raunaq Sharma, and Royston Dias will have to take wickets at regular intervals.
This is an evenly balanced contest. In their last encounter, Sobo Supersonics thrashed Shivaji Park Lions by 3 wickets. Bravish Shetty, Shams Mulani, Shivam Dubey were the key players for SPL while Rohan Raje, Badre Alam, skipper Jay Bista and Aakarshit Gomel played handy innings for SS. Both the teams are equally strong on paper and an exciting battle is expected to happen. And with the regular skipper returning to the squad, SS seems to have an edge over SPL. Although the match can swing both ways, SS will be favorites.
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Sony has bought all the telecast rights of T20 Mumbai League 2018. This match can be watched on these channels in the Indian subcontinent- Sony ESPN, Sony ESPN HD, and SonyLIV. RedFM will also provide the important updates of the match.
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