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MI Emirates (EMI) will lock horns with Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (ABD) in the 12th game of the International League T20, 2024 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on 28th January at 04:00 PM IST.

EMI vs ABD (MI Emirates vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders), Match 12 - Match Information

Match: MI Emirates vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders, Match 12
Date: 28th January, 2024
Time: 04:00 PM IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

EMI vs ABD (MI Emirates vs Abu Dhabi Knight Riders), Match 12 Preview

MI Emirates have played 4 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while Abu Dhabi Knight Riders have also played 4 matches in the series and they are currently ranked third on the points table.

International League T20, 2024 Points Table

The points table of International League T20, 2024. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
EMI 4 3 1 6 +2.560
DUB 3 2 1 4 +1.153
ABD 4 2 2 4 -1.258
GUL 3 1 2 2 -0.009
VIP 3 1 2 2 -0.655
SJH 3 1 2 2 -2.131

In their previous encounter in this series, Trent Boult was the Man of the Match and Trent Boult scored the highest fantasy points for MI Emirates with 97 match fantasy points while Andre Russell topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Abu Dhabi Knight Riders with 71 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by MI Emirates against Sharjah Warriors, MI Emirates beat Sharjah Warriors by 106 runs. The top fantasy player for MI Emirates was Akeal Hosein who scored 140 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Desert Vipers, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders beat Desert Vipers by 6 wickets. The top fantasy player for Abu Dhabi Knight Riders was Alishan Sharafu who scored 127 fantasy points.

EMI vs ABD, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 93 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 40% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

The temperature is expected to be around 22°C with 53% humidity. 6.52 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 75% 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.

EMI vs ABD, Head-to-Head

In the only match played between these 2 teams, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders lost to MI Emirates. Abu Dhabi Knight Riders' all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for MI Emirates.

EMI vs ABD 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
Andries Gous 5 158 31.6 0 0 4, 3, 95, 28, 28 -
Asif Khan 3 30 6 3 0.6 2, 0, 0, 24, 4 0, 1, 2, 0, 0
Nicholas Pooran 5 163 32.6 0 0 37, 39, 51, 21, 15 -
  1. Andries Gustav Stefanus Gous

    Andries Gous is a wicket-keeper with an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 158 runs averaging 31.6 per match.

  2. Asif Behrooz Khan

    Asif Khan is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Asif Khan has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 3 games and a fantasy rating of 9.6. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 2, 0, 0, 24 and 4 runs averaging 6 per match.

  3. Nicholas Pooran

    Nicholas Pooran is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Nicholas Pooran has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 163 runs at an average of 32.6 per match.

EMI vs ABD 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
Trent Boult 4 14 2.8 7 1.4 8, 0, 0, 0, 6 0, 2, 3, 2, 0
Fazalhaq Farooqi 5 0 0 7 1.4 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 1, 4, 1, 0
Joshua Little 4 5 1 3 0.6 0, 5, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 1, 2
  1. Trent Alexander Boult

    Trent Boult is a bowler with an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Trent Boult is a left-arm fast-medium bowler and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 7 wickets at an average of 1.4. This player has done very well against this opposition, taking 3, 1 and 1 wickets in recent matches. Trent Boult has bowled well at this venue as in the recent 4 matches he played here, he has taken 3, 2, 1, 1 and 0 wickets.

  2. Fazalhaq Farooqi

    Fazalhaq Farooqi is a bowler with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls left-arm medium-fast and in the recent 5 matches, Fazalhaq Farooqi has taken 1, 1, 4, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.4. He has been very successful against this team, taking 1, 1 and 2 wickets in recent matches. This player has had a good time at this venue as in the last 5 matches Fazalhaq Farooqi played here, he has taken 1, 4, 1, 2 and 0 wickets.

  3. Joshua Brian Little

    Joshua Little is a bowler with an average of 28 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.4 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He bowls left-arm fast-medium and in the recent 4 matches, this player has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

EMI vs ABD 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
David Willey 4 0 0 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 1, 2
Andre Russell 3 51 10.2 1 0.2 3, 0, 48, 0, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Dwayne Bravo 3 5 1 2 0.4 2, 0, 1, 0, 2 0, 1, 0, 1, 0
  1. David Jonathan Willey

    David Willey can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. David Willey has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. He is a left-arm fast-medium bowler and in the recently played 4 matches, this player has taken 2, 0, 0, 1 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.

  2. Andre Dwayne Russell

    Andre Russell is an all-rounder with an average of 63 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Andre Russell is a right-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, he has scored 3, 0, 48, 0 and 0 runs at an average of 10.2 per match.

  3. Dwayne John Bravo

    Dwayne Bravo is an all-rounder with an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.1 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls right-arm medium and in the last 3 matches, Dwayne Bravo has taken 0, 1, 0, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4.

EMI vs ABD 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
Sam Hain 5 78 15.6 0 0 77, 0, 1, 0, 0 -
Laurie Evans 5 187 37.4 0 0 67, 1, 21, 72, 26 -
Trent Boult 4 14 2.8 7 1.4 8, 0, 0, 0, 6 0, 2, 3, 2, 0
Nicholas Pooran 5 163 32.6 0 0 37, 39, 51, 21, 15 -
David Willey 4 0 0 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 1, 2
Akeal Hosein 4 7 1.4 6 1.2 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 4, 2, 0, 0

The top point-getters for MI Emirates are Trent Boult with 97 match fantasy points, Nicholas Pooran with 80 match fantasy points and Akeal Hosein with 66 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Abu Dhabi Knight Riders are Sam Hain with 105 match fantasy points, Laurie Evans with 101 match fantasy points and David Willey with 68 match fantasy points.

EMI vs ABD 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
Andries Gous 5 158 31.6 0 0 4, 3, 95, 28, 28 -
Asif Khan 3 30 6 3 0.6 2, 0, 0, 24, 4 0, 1, 2, 0, 0
David Willey 4 0 0 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 1, 2
Nicholas Pooran 5 163 32.6 0 0 37, 39, 51, 21, 15 -
Muhammad Waseem 5 123 24.6 0 0 0, 26, 19, 51, 27 -
  1. Andries Gustav Stefanus Gous

    Andries Gous is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 10. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, Andries Gous has scored 158 runs averaging 31.6 per match.

  2. Asif Behrooz Khan

    Asif Khan is a batter with an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 3 games, a fantasy rating of 9.6 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 30 runs at an average of 6 per match.

  3. David Jonathan Willey

    David Willey is an all-rounder with an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. David Willey bowls left-arm fast-medium and in the recent 4 matches, he has taken 2, 0, 0, 1 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.

  4. Nicholas Pooran

    Nicholas Pooran is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. Nicholas Pooran is a top-order, left-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 163 runs at an average of 32.6 per match.

  5. Muhammad Waseem

    Muhammad Waseem is a batter with an average of 37 match fantasy points in the last 3 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, Muhammad Waseem has scored 123 runs at an average of 24.6 per match.

EMI vs ABD Squad Information

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (ABD) Squad: Ravi Bopara, Laurie Evans, Imad Wasim, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, David Willey, Marchant de Lange, Andries Gous, Joe Clarke, Sam Hain, Charith Asalanka, Joshua Little, Ali Khan, Jake Lintott, Michael Pepper, Alishan Sharafu, Adhitya Shetty, Matiullah Khan, Sagar Kalyan and Sabir Ali.

MI Emirates (EMI) Squad: Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Andre Fletcher, Kusal Perera, Asif Khan, Zahoor Khan, Akeal Hosein, Nicholas Pooran, Odean Smith, Jordan Thompson, Nosthush Kenjige, Tim David, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Waqar Salamkheil, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Dan Mousley, Will Smeed, Muhammad Waseem, McKenny Clarke and Muhammad Rohid Khan.

EMI vs ABD Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Andries Gous, Nicholas Pooran and Michael Pepper

Batters: Asif Khan, Muhammad Waseem and Alishan Sharafu

All-Rounders: David Willey and Dwayne Bravo

Bowlers: Trent Boult, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Akeal Hosein

Captain: Nicholas Pooran

Vice-Captain: Andries Gous

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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