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The 22-match Global T20 Canada tournament kick-starts tomorrow with the clash of Toronto Nationals and Vancouver Knights. This is the first edition of the tournament and will feature 6 teams. It is a venture to bring in proTwenty20 cricket to Canada. The tournament will feature 96 players including several internationals stars of T20 cricket from 20 countries.
Australia’s duo former-skipper Steve Smith and David Warner will also feature in this tournament. Smith will play for Toronto Nationals while Warner has joined up with Winnipeg Hawks. The other big names include C Gayle, Andre Russell, Shahid Afridi, Sunil Narine, L Malinga and many more.
Tomorrow’s (June 28) season opener between Toronto Nationals and Vancouver Knights at Maple Leaf North-West Ground, King City will feature WIndies stars Darren Sammy and C Gayle playing against each other, Steve Smith, Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Tim Southee and Andre Russell. The match will start at 01:30 AM (June 29).
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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
Toronto Nationals are expected to be led by Darren Sammy. Toronto Nationals includes Kieron Pollard, Steve Smith, and Nikhil Dutta. Dutta is the first Canadian cricketer to get drafted for the tournament.
For Knights Evin Lewis, Andre Russell, and C Walton will shine under the leadership of Universe Boss-Chris Gayle.
Kamran Akmal, Rumman Raees, R Mustafa, M Naveed and Hussain Talat are doubtful starters. Please don’t select them in your Dream11 team.
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Kieron Pollard, Darren Sammy, Rumman Raees, Steve Smith, Johnson Charles, Kamran Akmal, Hussain Talat, Nikhil Dutta, Naved Ahmed, Nizakat Khan, Farhan Malik, Nitish Kumar, Usama Mir, Rohan Mustafa, Kesrick Williams, Mohammad Umair Ghani
Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Steven Jacobs, Tim Southee, Fawad Ahmed, Babar Hayat, Sheldon Cottrell, Saad Bin Zafar, Andre Russell, Ruvindu Gunasekera, Srimantha Wijeratne, Kamau Leverock, Salman Nazar, Rassie van der Dussen, Chadwick Walton, Jeremy Gordon
The probable TOR vs VK playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: J Charles
Batsmen: A Devcich, S Smith, K Pollard, Nitish Kumar
All-rounder: D Sammy,
Bowlers: K Williams, N Dutta
Wicket-keeper: C Walton
Batsmen: C Gayle, Evin Lewis, R Gunasekera
All-rounder: K Leverock, A Russell,
Bowlers: Tim Southee, S Cottrell, F Ahmed
For Toronto Nationals, the key batters will be Steve Smith, Nitish Kumar, Rohan Mustafa, Johnson Chares. Darren Sammy and Keiron Pollard are expected to contribute with both bat and ball.
In bowling, Nikhil Dutta and Kesrick Williams are expected to play a key role.
For Vancouver Knights, Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis are will be the key performers with the bat while Andre Russell and Steve Jacobs will be crucial for their all-around performance.
In bowling, Tim Southee, and Sheldon Cottrell will be responsible for pace attack.
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