Northern Warriors (NW) will take on Team Abu Dhabi (TAD) in match 4 of Abu Dhabi T10 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, November 20.
NW vs TAD Dream11 prediction
Defending champions Northern Warriors face a star-studded Team Abu Dhabi side in the fourth match of the season. Both teams boast some fine white-ball talent in their ranks and will look to start their new campaign on a positive note.
The wicket at the Sheikh Zayed stadium is expected to be a belter with a run-scoring fest likely on offer. Given the strength of the two teams, it is difficult to predict a winner although Team Abu Dhabi holds a slight advantage with the quality of international players in their side.
NW vs TAD Dream11 team tips for Abu Dhabi T10
Top Tip: Best batter
Chris Gayle of TAD is a no-brainer from the batting section. The West Indian smashed 127 runs in eight matches last season, including a blitzkrieg knock of 84 from 22 balls against Maratha Arabians. Despite being at the twilight of his career, Gayle is still a threat to opposition bowlers with the ability to change the course of a match in a matter of a few overs. The 42-year-old will be a player to watch out for in this match.
Top Tip: Best bowler
Tall right-arm pacer Jamie Overton of TAD will be a worthy choice for this game. The Somerset-born player was the highest wicket-taker in Season 4 of Abu Dhabi T10 with 12 dismissals in nine matches at a strike-rate of 8.3. The 27-year-old has also got the ability to contribute with the willow and if presented a chance can be a useful batter down the order.
Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper
Liam Livingstone of TAD is the best all-round option for this encounter. Livingstone’s rise as a white-ball cricketer in the last year has been refreshing with impactful performances in the Big Bash League and England’s new hundred-ball tournament. Apart from his powerful hitting, the Lancashire-born player is more than capable of picking up wickets with his ability to bowl off-spin as well as leg-spin, making him a must-have pick for this clash.
Amongst the wicket-keepers, Kennar Lewis of NW is a good option. The Jamaican smashed 113 runs across six matches at a strike-rate of 182 in the last season of Abu Dhabi T10. The 30-year-old has been in good touch this year and was also amongst the top run-getters in the Caribbean Premier League 2021. Kennar Lewis will be hoping to continue with his run-scoring form in this edition of Abu Dhabi T10.
NW vs TAD full squads
NW squad: Rovman Powell (captain), Chris Jordan, Moeen Ali, Rayad Emrit, Samit Patel, Imran Tahir, Upul Tharanga, Kaunain Abbas (wicket-keeper), Umair Ali Khan, Rameez Shahzad, Kennar Lewis (wicket-keeper), Abhimanyu Mithun, Josh Little, Ross Whiteley, Gareth Delaney, Yo Mahesh Vijayakumar
TAD squad: Paul Stirling, Phil Salt (wicket-keeper), Chris Gayle, Colin Ingram, Liam Livingstone (captain), Chris Benjamin (wicket-keeper), Ahmad Daniyal, Obed McCoy, Danny Briggs, Jamie Overton, Naveen Ul Haq, Marchant De Lange, Fidel Edwards, Rohan Mustafa, Mohammad Faraazzudin
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