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NCM Investment-B will be up against Stack CC XI in the 20th match of the KCC T20 Challengers Cup, 2nd Edition, 2024. The match will be played at the Sulaibiya Cricket Ground, Kuwait, on May 15 at 10:30 PM IST.

NCMB vs STX (NCM Investment-B vs Stack CC XI), Match 20 - Match Information

Match: NCM Investment-B vs Stack CC XI, Match 20
Date: May 15, 2024
Time: 10:30 PM IST
Venue: Sulaibiya Cricket Ground, Kuwait

NCMB vs STX (NCM Investment-B vs Stack CC XI), Match 20 Preview

NCM Investment-B have played 3 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while Stack CC XI have played 2 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table.

KCC T20 Challengers Cup, 2nd Edition, 2024 Points Table

The points table of KCC T20 Challengers Cup, 2nd Edition, 2024. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
NCMB 3 3 0 6 +5.301
STX 2 2 0 4 +2.235
AP 3 2 1 4 -0.505
CEC-B 3 1 2 2 -0.469
PST 3 1 2 2 -0.804
KTN 2 0 2 0 -3.036
FRB 2 0 2 0 -3.730

In the last match played by NCM Investment-B against AP XI, NCM Investment-B beat AP XI by 7 wickets. The top fantasy player for NCM Investment-B was Naleen Weerahendige who scored 118 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Phoenix Cricketers, Stack CC XI beat Phoenix Cricketers by 8 wickets. The top fantasy player for Stack CC XI was Krunal Patil who scored 139 fantasy points.

NCMB vs STX, Sulaibiya Cricket Ground, Kuwait, Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 138 runs. The pitch at the Sulaibiya Cricket Ground, Kuwait, 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 Sulaibiya Cricket Ground, Kuwait

The temperature will hover around 31°C with 42% humidity. 7.63 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

NCMB vs STX 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
Wender Botheju 3 112 56 3 22.3 0, 22, 0, 72, 18 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Gokul Kumar 5 184 92 0 - 83, 30, 21, 11, 39 -
Imran Nawaz 5 104 20.8 0 - 17, 62, 0, 0, 25 -
  1. Wender Botheju Welathantrige

    Wender Botheju can be a good 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, left-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 3 matches, Wender Botheju has scored 112 runs. He also bowls decently, bowling leg-spin and in recent matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 22.3 per match. This player has been successful against this team, taking 1 wicket in recent matches. Wender Botheju has had a good time at this venue as in the last 3 matches he played here, he has taken 3 wickets.

  2. Gokul Sunil Kumar

    Gokul Kumar is a wicket-keeper with an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a top-order, right-handed batterand also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, Gokul Kumar has scored 83, 30, 21, 11 and 39 runs.

  3. Imran Nawaz Muhammad

    Imran Nawaz is a batter with an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 104 runs.

NCMB vs STX 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
Zafeer Ansari 4 38 - 6 13.8 0, 0, 38, 0, 0 3, 1, 0, 2, 0
Venkata Mailapilli 4 9 9 8 10.4 0, 2, 0, 0, 7 3, 0, 2, 3, 0
Alim Ahmed Fahim 4 0 0 4 24.3 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 1, 0, 2
  1. Zafeer Anwar Ansari

    Zafeer Ansari can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Zafeer Ansari has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.8. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the last 4 matches, this player has taken 6 wickets at an average of 13.8. Zafeer Ansari has a good record against this opponent, taking 6 wickets in recent matches. 

  2. Venkata Babu Mailapilli

    Venkata Mailapilli is a bowler with an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Venkata Mailapilli is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 8 wickets at an average of 10.4. 

  3. Alim Ahmed Fahim

    Alim Ahmed Fahim is a bowler with an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a leg-break bowler and in the last 4 matches, this player has taken 4 wickets at an average of 24.3. 

NCMB vs STX 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
Meezan Ali 3 49 16.3 3 9.7 0, 8, 34, 0, 7 1, 0, 0, 2, 0
Don Manjula 4 83 20.8 3 2 3, 0, 14, 10, 56 0, 3, 0, 0, 0
Krunal Patil 3 69 34.5 4 13 0, 49, 0, 6, 14 3, 0, 1, 0, 0
  1. Meezan Ali

    Meezan Ali is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.9. Meezan Ali is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, he has scored 49 runs. This player is also a handy bowler, bowling right-arm medium-fast and in recent matches, he has taken 3 wickets. Meezan Ali has bowled well at this venue as in the last 3 matches he played here, he has taken 3 wickets.

  2. Don Manjula Priyadarshana

    Don Manjula is an all-rounder with an average of 36 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 4 matches, Don Manjula has scored 83 runs. He is also a handy bowler, bowling right-arm medium-fast and in recent matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 2 per match. 

  3. Krunal Patil

    Krunal Patil can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 61 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, Krunal Patil has scored 69 runs. He also bowls decently, bowling right-arm medium-fast and in recent matches, he has taken 4 wickets at an average of 13 per match.

NCMB vs STX 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
Krunal Patil 3 69 34.5 4 13 0, 49, 0, 6, 14 3, 0, 1, 0, 0
Gokul Kumar 5 184 92 0 - 83, 30, 21, 11, 39 -
Zafeer Ansari 4 38 - 6 13.8 0, 0, 38, 0, 0 3, 1, 0, 2, 0
Venkata Mailapilli 4 9 9 8 10.4 0, 2, 0, 0, 7 3, 0, 2, 3, 0
Wender Botheju 3 112 56 3 22.3 0, 22, 0, 72, 18 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Mehmood Alam Khan 5 0 - 6 16.2 - 1, 2, 1, 2, 0

The top point-getters for NCM Investment-B are Zafeer Ansari with 103 match fantasy points, Wender Botheju with 88 match fantasy points and Mehmood Alam Khan with 37 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Stack CC XI are Krunal Patil with 139 match fantasy points, Gokul Kumar with 133 match fantasy points and Venkata Mailapilli with 89 match fantasy points.

NCMB vs STX 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
Gokul Kumar 5 184 92 0 - 83, 30, 21, 11, 39 -
Wender Botheju 3 112 56 3 22.3 0, 22, 0, 72, 18 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Zafeer Ansari 4 38 - 6 13.8 0, 0, 38, 0, 0 3, 1, 0, 2, 0
Imran Nawaz 5 104 20.8 0 - 17, 62, 0, 0, 25 -
Venkata Mailapilli 4 9 9 8 10.4 0, 2, 0, 0, 7 3, 0, 2, 3, 0
  1. Gokul Sunil Kumar

    Gokul Kumar is a wicket-keeper with an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a top-order, right-handed batterand also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, Gokul Kumar has scored 83, 30, 21, 11 and 39 runs.

  2. Wender Botheju Welathantrige

    Wender Botheju is a wicket-keeper with an average of 73 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 112 runs. Wender Botheju is also a handy bowler, bowling leg-spin and in recent matches, he has taken 3 wickets.

  3. Zafeer Anwar Ansari

    Zafeer Ansari can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Zafeer Ansari has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.8. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the last 4 matches, this player has taken 6 wickets at an average of 13.8. Zafeer Ansari has a good record against this opponent, taking 6 wickets in recent matches. 

  4. Imran Nawaz Muhammad

    Imran Nawaz can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. Imran Nawaz has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 104 runs.

  5. Venkata Babu Mailapilli

    Venkata Mailapilli is a bowler with an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Venkata Mailapilli is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 8 wickets at an average of 10.4. 

NCMB vs STX Squad Information

Stack CC XI (STX) Squad: Gokul Kumar, Govind Kumar, Irfanullah Sultanzai, Vinoth Mathiyalagan, Pramod Varghese, Gobinath Selvaraj, Rabinsha Salam, Imran Nawaz, Saddam Bhaksha Mulla, Venkata Mailapilli, Fahimuddin Shareef, Anwer Sharif, Wasim Qureshi, Muhammad Ali, Krishna Prakash, Casino Pereira, Alim Ahmed Fahim, Krunal Patil, Praboshlal Koroth, Shahbaz Ahmad, Mohammad Shanto, Mirwais Fazal Haq, Akilesh Rao and Parthiban Gowtham

NCM Investment-B (NCMB) Squad: Mohamed Raashiq Basha, Nalaka Semasinghe Arachchige, Meezan Ali, Zafeer Ansari, Mahfuzur Kamaluddin, Khurram Sayeed, Wender Botheju, Shafi Shaikh, Rohan Wijewardana, Rohitha Jayasooriya, Mehmood Alam Khan, Amjad Bhat, Nadeem Sheikh, Mohammad Arif, Mohammad Irshard, Imran Shahzad, Don Manjula, Saliya Wasantha, Antony Nishantha, Munaf Rahiman, Mohamed TM sadiq Basha and Naleen Weerahendige

NCMB vs STX Possible Playing XI

Stack CC XI (STX) Possible Playing XI: Gokul Kumar, Imran Nawaz, Fahimuddin Shareef, Vinoth Mathiyalagan, Venkata Mailapilli, Rabinsha Salam, Krunal Patil, Govind Kumar, Krishna Prakash, Irfanullah Sultanzai and Saddam Bhaksha Mulla

NCM Investment-B (NCMB) Possible Playing XI: Wender Botheju, Naleen Weerahendige, Shafi Shaikh, Zafeer Ansari, Rohitha Jayasooriya, Rohan Wijewardana, Mehmood Alam Khan, Meezan Ali, Don Manjula, Mohamed Raashiq Basha and Nalaka Semasinghe Arachchige

NCMB vs STX Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Wender Botheju, Gokul Kumar and Naleen Weerahendige

Batters: Imran Nawaz and Pramod Varghese

All-Rounders: Mehmood Alam Khan, Krishna Prakash, Irfanullah Sultanzai and Govind Kumar

Bowlers: Zafeer Ansari and Venkata Mailapilli

Captain: Zafeer Ansari

Vice-Captain: Pramod Varghese

Photo credit: Alamy

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