The first qualifier of the inaugural edition of T20 Mumbai League 2018 will be played between Sobo Supersonics and Triumph Knights Mumbai North East. Both the teams have gained 8 points in their 5 matches so far and are currently sitting at top 2 positions. They will lock horns today (March 19) at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The match will begin at 03:30 PM Local.
SS- L, W, W, W, W
TKMNE- W, L, W, W, W
After winning 4 matches in a row, Sobo Supersonics are not expected to tamper their winning combination. There’s still no news about Abhishek Nayar, so probably, Jay Bista will skipper the team in the next clash too.
There is no official statement about team change from TKMNE squad. They might also field the same playing 11 with which they defeated North Mumbai Panthers.
Deepak Shetty, Khizer Dafedar, Abhishek Nayar, Prashant Naik, Harmeet Singh, Japjeet Randhawa, Rohan Raje, Gaurav Jathar, Jay Bista, Sujit Nayak, Ankur Singh, Badre Alam, Aakarshit Gomel, Karan Shah, Adeeb Usmani, Bhavin Thakkar, Atif Shaikh, Dhrumil Matkar, Prasad Pawar, Suved Parkar
Aditya Dhumal, Akash Parkar, Vishal Mendigeri, Praful Waghela, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohammed Akbar Khan, Dhawal Kulkarni, Parikshit Valsangkar, Vinayak Bhoir, Kalpesh Sawant, Shashank Singh, Atharva Poojari, Atif Attarwala, Prateek Dabholkar, Shikhar Thakur, Shahid Shaikh, Shivam Nirupam, Sumit Ghadigaonkar, Vaibhav Singh
Jay Bista, Akarshit Gomel and Sujit Nayak of Sobo Supersonics are in a great touch with bat and have been consistently making runs. Their contribution will matter a lot. In bowling, Rohan Raze and Badre Alam will have to take the charge.
Shikhar Thakur blasted 41 runs off just 27 deliveries in the last game while wicketkeeper Sumit Ghadigaonkar stole all the show with his spectacular 41 not out off just 13 balls. Vaibhav Singh took 3 wickets while Aditya Dhumal took 2 wickets.
Wankhede is an ideal place for entertainment in T20 cricket. The wicket favors both the sides-batting and bowling. However, in the shorter format of the game, Wankhede pitch favors batting and usually, high scoring matches are witnessed here.
Matches won batting first-1
Matches won bowling first-5
Average 1st Inns scores-187
Average 2nd Inns scores-183
Highest total recorded-230/8 (19.4 Ov) by Eng vs RSA
Lowest total recorded-172/10 (20 Ov) by Afg vs RSA
Highest score chased-230/8 (19.4 Ov) by Eng vs RSA
Lowest score defended-209/5 (20 Ov) by RSA vs Afg
The qualifier 1 between Sobo Supersonics and Triumph Knights Mumbai North East will be played today noon at Wankhede Stadium. Both the teams have played 5 matches each so far. While Supersonics have grabbed the top spot, TKMNE is sitting in the second place. It will be an exciting contest with both the teams equally stronger. Today’s qualifier is an evenly balanced contest that can turn any ways.
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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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