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Cricket Betting Tips: International League T20, 2024 – Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates – 32nd Match – Qualifier 1 – 14th February 2024

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The 32nd and the First Qualifier match of the International League T20 will be played between Gulf Giants and MI Emirates on the 14th of February at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

Win Prediction – MI Emirates vs Gulf Giants Qualifier 1

LIVE SCORES – Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates – 32nd Match – Qualifier 1 – 14th February 2024

Current Form Gulf Giants:

Gulf Giants finished at the 2nd position on points table after league stages and they will now face MI Emirates in the Qualifier match to aim a spot in the Finals.

The top run scorer for Gulf Giants in the competition is James Vince with 298 runs to his name.

The top wicket taker for Gulf Giants in the competition is Chris Jordan with 11 scalps under his belt.

Gulf Giants have won their previous match against Abu Dhabi Knight Riders by 3 runs.

Gulf Giants batted first and they posted a total of 166 for 3 in 20 overs. James Vince and Jordan Cox provided Giants with a stunning start. They smashed 50 and 57 runs respectively. Shimron Hetmyer also flexed his muscles and scored 39 runs in 27 balls to take Giants to 166 in 20 overs of play.

During the chase, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders lost their in form batter Michael Kyle Pepper early on. After his dismissal, Jason Roy took the responsibility of taking his team over the line. He scored 47 off just 31 balls. Abu Dhabi Knight Riders looked right in the game for most part of their innings, except for the last 2 overs. They lost the plot in those overs, kept throwing away wickets and eventually fell short by 3 runs.

Batting Stats T20

Current Form MI Emirates:

MI Emirates finished at the 1st position after league stages. They will now face Gulf Giants in the Qualifier match in order to book a direct entry in the Final.

The top run scorer for MI Emirates in the competition is Kusal Perera with 275 runs to his name.

The top wicket taker for MI Emirates in the competition is Fazalhaq Farooqi with 17 scalps under his belt.

MI Emirates have lost their previous match against Dubai Capitals by 19 runs.

Dubai Capitals batted first and they posted a total of 147 for 9 in 20 overs. Tom Banton and Max Holden were simply brilliant right from the word go. They smashed 37 and 51 runs respectively to get their team going. Post that phase, Capitals lost wickets in clusters and they were restricted to an under par but a fighting total of 147 in 20 overs of play.

During the chase, MI Emirates lost Waseem Muhammad and Kusal Perera early on in the innings. Andre Fletcher batted well and scored 45 runs but he kept losing partners at the other end. He too failed to take Emirates home as they were restricted to 128 for 8 in 20 overs, losing the match by 19 runs.

Let’s have a look at the squads:

MI Emirates

Akeal Hosein, Ambati Rayudu, Andre Fletcher, Corey Anderson, Daniel Mousley, Dwayne Bravo, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Jordan Thompson, Kieron Pollard, Kusal Perera, McKenny Clarke, Muhammad Waseem, Nicholas Pooran (c), Nosthush Kenjige, Odean Smith, Trent Boult, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Waqar Salamkheil, Will Smeed, Zahoor Khan

Gulf Giants

Aayan Afzal Khan, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Jordan, Chris Lynn, Dominic Drakes, Gerhard Erasmus, Jamie Overton, James Vince, Jamie Smith, Jordan Cox, Karim Janat, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Rehan Ahmed, Richard Gleeson, Sanchit Sharma, Saurabh Netravalkar, Shimon Hetmyer

Wicket Takers T20

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay

Who will win the toss? – Gulf Giants

Who will win?– Gulf Giants

Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Waseem Muhammad (MI Emirates), Jordan Cox (Gulf Giants)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jordan Thompson (MI Emirates), Aayan Afzal Khan (Gulf Giants)

Most Sixes – Waseem Muhammad (MI Emirates), Jordan Cox (Gulf Giants)

Player of the Match– Jordan Cox (Gulf Giants)

Team Scores Batting first – Gulf Giants 165+, MI Emirates 155+

Match Handicap: Gulf Giants

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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