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Emirates Blues will be up against Ajman in the 18th match of the Emirates D20 Tournament 2023. The match will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 22 at 11:00 PM IST.

EMB vs AJM (Emirates Blues vs Ajman), Match 18 - Match Information

Match: Emirates Blues vs Ajman, Match 18
Date: 22nd October 2023
Time: 11:00 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

EMB vs AJM (Emirates Blues vs Ajman), Match 18 Preview

Emirates Blues have played 4 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table, while Ajman have played 5 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table.

Emirates D20 Tournament 2023 Points Table

The points table of Emirates D20 Tournament, 2023. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
DUB 5 3 2 6 +1.220
AJM 5 3 2 6 +0.993
SHA 4 3 1 6 -0.604
ABD 5 2 3 4 -0.132
EMB 4 2 2 4 -1.538
FUJ 5 1 4 2 -0.333

In their previous encounter in this series, Sagar Kalyan was the Man of the Match and Zawar Farid scored the highest fantasy points for Emirates Blues with 57 match fantasy points while Sagar Kalyan topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Ajman with 83 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Emirates Blues against Fujairah, Emirates Blues beat Fujairah by 34 runs. The top fantasy player for Emirates Blues was Fahad Nawaz who scored 92 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Fujairah, Ajman beat Fujairah by 4 wickets. The top fantasy player for Ajman was Mohammed Ajmal who scored 66 fantasy points.

EMB vs AJM, Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 139 runs. The pitch at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

The temperature is expected to be around 28°C with 68% humidity. 2.01 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

EMB vs AJM, Head-to-Head

In the 7 matches played between these 2 teams, Emirates Blues' bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Ajman.

EMB vs AJM Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Usman Khan 4 86 17.2 1 0.2 58, 10, 16, 0, 2 0, 0, 0, 1, 0
Sagar Kalyan 4 101 20.2 5 1 0, 38, 10, 15, 38 5, 0, 0, 0, 0
Chundangapoyil Rizwan 5 87 17.4 0 0 32, 37, 10, 0, 8 -
  1. Usman Khan

    Usman Khan is a batter and has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.5 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 4 matches, this player has scored 86 runs averaging 17.2 per match.

  2. Sagar Kalyan

    Sagar Kalyan is a batter and has an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. Sagar Kalyan is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 4 matches, he has scored 0, 38, 10, 15 and 38 runs at an average of 20.2 per match.

  3. Chundangapoyil Puthiyapurayil Rizwan

    Chundangapoyil Rizwan is a batter and has an average of 28 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 6.7 and is a high-risk, high-returns player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, Chundangapoyil Rizwan has scored 87 runs at an average of 17.4 per match.

EMB vs AJM Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Ankur Sangwan 4 1 0.2 4 0.8 0, 0, 0, 1, 0 2, 1, 0, 0, 1
Riyaz Khaliq 3 11 2.2 2 0.4 6, 0, 5, 0, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 1
Sheraz Ahmad 4 0 0 3 0.6 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 2
  1. Ankur Sangwan

    Ankur Sangwan is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. This player bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the last 4 matches, Ankur Sangwan has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Riyaz Khaliq

    Riyaz Khaliq can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 4 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. This player bowls leg spin and in the last 3 matches, Riyaz Khaliq has taken 0, 1, 0, 0 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  3. Sheraz Ahmad Piya

    Sheraz Ahmad can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 30 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.2. This player is a left-arm fast bowler and in the recently played 4 matches, Sheraz Ahmad has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

EMB vs AJM Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Aryan Lakra 3 135 27 2 0.4 0, 51, 8, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 0
Zawar Farid 3 28 5.6 7 1.4 6, 0, 0, 22, 0 0, 2, 4, 0, 1
Mohammed Ajmal 3 10 2 3 0.6 8, 0, 0, 2, 0 0, 0, 1, 0, 2
  1. Aryan Lakra

    Aryan Lakra can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 73 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 3 matches, Aryan Lakra has scored 0, 51, 8, 0 and 0 runs at an average of 27 per match.

  2. Zawar Farid

    Zawar Farid is an all-rounder and has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 28 runs averaging 5.6 per match. Zawar Farid also bowls decently, bowling right-arm medium and in recent matches, he has taken 7 wickets, averaging at 1.4 wickets per match. He has a good record at this venue as in the last 3 matches this player played here, he has taken 0, 2, 0, 4 and 1 wickets.

  3. Mohammed Ajmal

    Mohammed Ajmal is an all-rounder and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Mohammed Ajmal bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 0, 0, 1, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 0.6.

EMB vs AJM Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Fahad Nawaz 5 122 24.4 0 0 17, 64, 21, 20, 0 -
Adithya Shetty 3 13 2.6 5 1 11, 0, 2, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 3, 0
Zawar Farid 3 28 5.6 7 1.4 6, 0, 0, 22, 0 0, 2, 4, 0, 1
Aryan Lakra 3 135 27 2 0.4 0, 51, 8, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 0
Syed Essam 4 4 0.8 7 1.4 0, 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 2, 4, 0
Abdul Shakoor 5 66 13.2 0 0 30, 1, 1, 22, 12 -

The top point-getters for Emirates Blues are Fahad Nawaz with 92 match fantasy points, Adithya Shetty with 76 match fantasy points and Zawar Farid with 75 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Ajman are Aryan Lakra with 68 match fantasy points, Syed Essam with 65 match fantasy points and Abdul Shakoor with 54 match fantasy points.

EMB vs AJM Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Aryan Lakra 3 135 27 2 0.4 0, 51, 8, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 0
Zawar Farid 3 28 5.6 7 1.4 6, 0, 0, 22, 0 0, 2, 4, 0, 1
Mohammed Ajmal 3 10 2 3 0.6 8, 0, 0, 2, 0 0, 0, 1, 0, 2
Usman Khan 4 86 17.2 1 0.2 58, 10, 16, 0, 2 0, 0, 0, 1, 0
Adithya Shetty 3 13 2.6 5 1 11, 0, 2, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 3, 0
  1. Aryan Lakra

    Aryan Lakra is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 73 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. Aryan Lakra is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 135 runs averaging 27 per match.

  2. Zawar Farid

    Zawar Farid is an all-rounder and has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, Zawar Farid has scored 28 runs averaging 5.6 per match. He also bowls decently, bowling right-arm medium and in recent matches, he has taken 0, 2, 4, 0 and 1 wickets, averaging at 1.4 wickets per match. This player has had a good time at this venue as in the recent 3 matches Zawar Farid played here and has taken 0, 2, 0, 4 and 1 wickets.

  3. Mohammed Ajmal

    Mohammed Ajmal is an all-rounder and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recent 3 matches, this player has taken 0, 0, 1, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  4. Usman Khan

    Usman Khan is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Usman Khan has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.5. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 4 matches, this player has scored 58, 10, 16, 0 and 2 runs averaging 17.2 per match.

  5. Adithya Shetty

    Adithya Shetty is an all-rounder and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Adithya Shetty is a right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 11, 0, 2, 0 and 0 runs averaging 2.6 per match.

EMB vs AJM Squad Information

Emirates Blues (EMB) Squad: Mohammad Ayaz, Fahad Nawaz, Wasi Shah, Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Zawar Farid, Hazrat Bilal, Junaid Shamsudheen, Ali Anwaar, Lovepreet Bajwa, Zubair Zuhaib, Deepak Raj, Adithya Shetty, Abdullah Ismail, Yash Sabnani, Karan Dhiman, Rayan Khan, Monish Gajeswaran, Yasir Khan, Riyaz Khaliq and Madhav Manoj.

Ajman (AJM) Squad: Abdul Shakoor, Saif Ghauri, Usman Khan, Aryan Lakra, Sheraz Ahmad, Adnan ul Mulk, Muhammad Ismail, Rahul Chopra, Sagar Kalyan, Syed Essam, Ankur Sangwan, Abdul Malik, Harshit Kaushik, Mohammed Ajmal, Moazzam Hayat, Uzair Anees, Jeevan Gangadharan, Muhammad Usman, Zohaib Gujjar and Aditya Singh.

EMB vs AJM Possible Playing XI

Emirates Blues (EMB) Possible Playing XI: Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Lovepreet Bajwa, Fahad Nawaz, Rayan Khan, Riyaz Khaliq, Hazrat Bilal, Mohammad Ayaz, Monish Gajeswaran, Zawar Farid, Adithya Shetty and Muhammad Zubair.

Ajman (AJM) Possible Playing XI: Sagar Kalyan, Rahul Chopra, Moazzam Hayat, Abdul Shakoor, Adnan ul Mulk, Ankur Sangwan, Sheraz Ahmad, Aryan Lakra, Syed Essam, Mohammed Ajmal and Muhammad Ismail.

EMB vs AJM Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Abdul Shakoor

Batters: Usman Khan, Moazzam Hayat and Harshit Kaushik

All-Rounders: Aryan Lakra, Mohammed Ajmal, Zawar Farid, Adithya Shetty and Syed Essam

Bowlers: Ankur Sangwan and Abdul Malik

Captain: Mohammed Ajmal

Vice-Captain: Moazzam Hayat

Photo credit: Alamy

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