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CWC Challenge: HK v JER – Spinners will play a key role in this match

Teams will be updated after the toss. 

Match details:

Tournament name:  CWC Challange One Day
Venue: Al Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket (Ministry Turf 1)
Date: 5th December 2019
Time: 11 am IST


Jersey is a good team but they lost their first match against Uganda. J Jenner, B Stevens, and N Greenwood are their most important batsmen. C Bisson, H Carlyon and D Blampied are also decent batsmen. J Jenner and B Stevens are their consistent performers and both generally play well. N Greenwood played a stroke-filled innings of 40 in the last match.

C Perchard and J Sumerauer will lead the pace attack of the team. C Perchard is their best pace bowler while J Sumeraur took 3 wickets in the last match. B Stevens, Dom Blampied and E Miles will lead the spin attack of the team while H Carlyon and N Greenwood will assist them. All of Stevens, Blampied and E Miles are wicket-taking bowlers. Blampied, Stevens and E Miles took 7, 6 and 5 wickets respectively in the last tournament.

Hong Kong won its first match thanks to magnificent batting performance by Nizakat Khan, Kinchit Shah and W Barkat. These 3 are their most important batsmen. Aizaz Khan is also a decent batsman. Kinchit is their best batsman as per his latest form, he scored a stroke-filled century in the last match. Nizakat and Waqas Barkat scored a half-century in the last match.

Nasrulla Rana and Aizaz Khan are expected to lead the pace attack of the team while H Arshad will assist them. Nasrulla Rana and Aizaz Khan are their main pace bowlers but both bowled badly in the last match on a spin-friendly track. Ehsan Khan will lead the spin attack while W Barkat, Aftab Hussain and Kinchit Shah will assist him. Ehsan is their main spinner while rest all are good bowlers. Aftab Hussain took 3 wickets while Kinchit and Waqas Barkat took 2 wickets each in the last match. Ehsan Khan took 1 wicket in the last match.

Weather report:

The weather is expected to be hot and sunny and it will remain the same throughout the day. There is no sign of rain.

Pitch  report:

Pitch is expected to slow. Spinners are expected to get good support here.

Probable playing XI:

Hong Kong:

Nizakat Khan, A Abbasi, Shahid Wasif, Kinchit Shah, Waqas Barkat, Aizaz Khan, A Bhagwat, Haroon Arshad, Nasrulla Rana, Ehsan Khan, Aftab Hussain


H Carlyon, N Watkins/N Ferraby, Ben Stevens, N Greenwood, Jonty Jenner, Dominic Blampied, C Bisson, Jake Dunford, J Sumerauer, Charles Perchard, Elliot Miles,

Top picks:

B Stevens: He is a very good all-rounder. He can score big and can take timely wickets for his team. He is in very good form at this time.

D Blampied: He is a good spin-bowling all-rounder. He is a decent batsman and a good spinner.

Ehsan Khan: He is the main spinner of the team and can take many wickets on this spin-friendly track.

Kinchit Shah: He is the best batsman of the team and is a decent part-time spinner. He scored a match-winning century in the last match and took 2 wickets also.

Waqas Barkat: He is a decent batsman and is a good part-time spinner also. He can fetch you a good number of points in both the departments.

Captaincy options:

Small leagues: B Stevens, Kinchit Shah, W Barkat, D Blampied

Grand leagues: J Jenner, Ehsan Khan, Nizakat Khan, Aizaz Khan (Small leagues captain can be used in grand leagues, bowlers are always good captains for grand leagues)

Dream XI team:

Note: Final team will be updated after the toss.


Fantasy tips:

In the wicketkeeper section, all are average batsmen so you can take anyone. Try to cover all the important spinners and allrounders in your team.

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are of the author and are not a reflection of the actual points you might earn

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