The journey of Qatar T10 League continues with another two high-octane clashes of the tournament. The tenth match of the fast-paced league will be played between Pearl Gladiators and Swift Gallopers. Gladiators are yet to register their first victory of the competition. Their previous match against Desert Riders was abandoned due to rain without a ball being bowled.
In their opening match of the tournament, Gladiators had suffered a defeat in their opening match of the tournament against Flying Oryx. Gladiators were able to post only 83 runs on the board after being put to bat first. Faisal Javed, who scored 27 runs off 26 deliveries, was the pick of their batting line-up.
Swift Gallopers, on the other hand, are in impressive form in the league. In their previous match against Heat Stomers, Gallopers amassed a mammoth total of 153 runs after being put to bat first. Imran Ali‘s brilliant knock of 53* off just 17 balls was vital in his side’s triumph. He was also assisted by Zaheer Ibrahim, who scored 28 runs off 10 balls. The duo of Sikandar Raza and Satvir Singh scalped two each wicket each.
The second match of the day will witness Falcon Hunters locking horns with Flying Oryx. Hunters are currently sitting second in the table by gathering four points in their three matches. Hunters cruised to a commanding six-wicket victory in their previous match against Desert Riders. Mohammed Rizlan, who has been in sublime form, scored 35 runs off 17 balls to steer his side to the target.
Flying Oryx’s campaign so far has been topsy-turvy as they have won one and lost one encounter yet. One match has also been abandoned due to rain. Oryx are currently positioned at the fourth place in the points table. Aiming to break into the top half of the points table, Oryx will be eager to register their second victory of the tournament.
Pitch and Conditions
The conditions are expected to be partly cloudy with low chances of precipitation. The temperature will hover around 24 degrees Celcius according to AccuWeather. Humidity levels are also expected to be high. The wicket has witnessed both high-scoring and low-scoring matches so far in the tournament. Most teams have chosen to elected to field first after winning the toss.
Match 10: Pearl Gladiators vs Swift Gallopers
Faisal Javed emerged as the top-performer for his side in their inaugural match. He scored 27 runs off 26 balls against Flying Oryx. He was assisted by the cameos of Saqlain Arshad and Adnan Ilyas. Mohammed Nadeem, who was the sole bowler to scalp a wicket in Gladiators’ opening match, is expected to lead their bowling force.
Predicted XI: Sohaib Maqsood (c), Mehran Khan, Adnan Ilyas, Saqlain Arshad, Faisal Javed, Mohammed Nadeem, Khurram Shahzad, Nafees Shahzad, Philip Joseph, Sheikh Raheel (wk), Uzair Amir
Gallopers will be relying on their strong batting force comprising the likes of Kamran Akmal, Zaheer Ibrahim and Imran Ali. Imran Ali stole the limelight with a superb 17-ball 53 in his previous match against Heat Stormers. Mughees Bajwa, who scalped two wickets while conceding only six runs in his spell, was the pick of the bowlers.
Predicted XI: Kamran Akmal (c), Umar Gul, Sufyan Mehmood, Ravinderpal Singh, Zaheer Ibrahim, Sadiq NM, Zainudheen, Jahanzeb Ashad (wk), Mughees Bajwa, Imran Ali, Mohammad Imran
Probable Top Performers
Faisal Javed- Pearl Gladiators | Imran Ali– Swift Gallopers
Match Timings-21:00 IST and 18:30 local time
TV – DSport
The prediction is for Swift Gallopers to win the match.
Match 11: Falcon Hunters vs Flying Oryx
Mohammed Rizlan toppled Desert Riders in Hunters’ previous match as he smashed 35 runs off 17 deliveries to steer his side to the target. He was also assisted by the cameos of Salman Butt and Kamran Khan. All eyes will be on Hashim Amla, who has failed to deliver significant performances so far in the tournament. Hunters are equipped with one of the strongest batting attacks in the league.
Predicted XI: Salman Butt, Hashim Amla, Saad Bin Zafar, Waqas Maqsood, Amad Butt, Babar Hayat, Tamoor Sajjad, Iqbal Hussain (c), Mohammed Rizlan (wk), Kamran Khan, Murad Khan
Hussain Talat stole the limelight in their opening match with an impressive knock of 59 runs off 29 balls. Talat is expected to lead his side from the front along with the likes of Valeed Veetil and Bilawal Iqbal. Their bowling department will be steered by Naved Malik, who scalped two wickets in an over in his last match.
Predicted XI: Hussain Talat, Daniyal Bukhari, Musawar Shah (c), Harmandeep Singh, Bilawal Iqbal, Assad Borham (wk), Valeed Veetil, Naveed Malik, Akash, Abdul Rashid, Deepu.
Probable Top Performers
Mohammed Rizlan- Falcon Hunters | Hussain Talat– Flying Oryx
Match Timings-23:30 IST and 20:30 local time
TV – DSport
The prediction is for Falcon Hunters to win the match.
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