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Washington Freedom will be up against Los Angeles Knight Riders in the 9th match of the Major League Cricket, 2023 at Church Street Park, Morrisville on 21st July 2023 at 03:00 AM IST.

WAF vs LAKR (Washington Freedom vs Los Angeles Knight Riders), Match 9 - Match Information

Match: Washington Freedom vs Los Angeles Knight Riders, Match 9
Date: 21st July 2023
Time: 03:00 AM IST
Venue: Church Street Park, Morrisville

WAF vs LAKR (Washington Freedom vs Los Angeles Knight Riders), Match 9 Preview

Washington Freedom have played 2 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table, while Los Angeles Knight Riders have played 3 matches in the series and they are currently ranked sixth on the points table.

Major League Cricket, 2023 Points Table

The points table of Major League Cricket, 2023  Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost, and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
TSK 3 2 1 4 +1.333
SEO 2 2 0 4 +1.043
SFU 3 2 1 4 +0.133
MINY 3 1 2 2 +1.100
WAF 2 1 1 2 -0.014
LAKR 3 0 3 0 -3.250

In the last match played by Washington Freedom against Texas Super Kings, Washington Freedom beat Texas Super Kings by 6 runs. The top fantasy player for Washington Freedom was Matthew Short who scored 112 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against San Francisco Unicorns, San Francisco Unicorns beat Los Angeles Knight Riders by 21 runs. The top fantasy player for Los Angeles Knight Riders was Andre Russell who scored 89 fantasy points.

WAF vs LAKR, Church Street Park, Morrisville Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at Church Street Park, Morrisville is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 16 matches is 157 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 71% of its matches. We predict that the team winning the toss will bat first here.

Weather Report for Church Street Park, Morrisville

Temperature is expected to be around 6.3 °C and humidity is expected to be around 62%. Winds at a speed of 1.74 m/s are expected. Cloud cover is expected, so expect some movement to aid the pace bowlers.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both Pacers and Spinners alike.

WAF vs LAKR 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 5 102 20.4 0 0 7, 28, 43, 13, 11 -
Jaskaran Malhotra 5 68 13.6 0 0 7, 5, 22, 0, 34 -
Nitish Kumar 5 35 7 1 0.2 31, 0, 0, 1, 3 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
  1. Andries Gustav Stefanus Gous

    Andries Gous is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. This player is a top order opening batter, bats Right Handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches Andries Gous has scored 102 runs at an average of 20.4 per match.

  2. Jaskaran Singh Malhotra

    Jaskaran Malhotra is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 3 games and a fantasy rating of 8. This player is a top order batter, bats Right Handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches Jaskaran Malhotra has scored 7, 5, 22, 0, 34 runs averaging 13.6 per match.

  3. Nitish Roenik Kumar

    Nitish Kumar is a Batter and has an average of 18 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top order Right Handed Batter. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 31, 0, 0, 1, 3 runs at an average of 7 per match.

WAF vs LAKR 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
Saurabh Netravalkar 5 0 0 4 0.8 - 1, 0, 2, 0, 1
Adam Zampa 5 11 2.2 9 1.8 0, 6, 3, 0, 2 3, 2, 1, 1, 2
Dane Piedt 5 4 0.8 7 1.4 0, 3, 1, 0, 0 1, 1, 2, 2, 1
  1. Saurabh Naresh Netravalkar

    Saurabh Netravalkar is a Bowler and has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 2 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Saurabh Netravalkar bowls left-arm fast medium and in the last 5 matches he has taken 1, 0, 2, 0, 1 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Adam Zampa

    Adam Zampa is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Adam Zampa bowls leg break googly and in the last 5 matches he has taken 3, 2, 1, 1, 2 wickets at an average of 1.8.

  3. Dane Leeroy Piedt

    Dane Piedt is a Bowler and has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.5 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is an off break Bowler and in the last 5 matches Dane Piedt has taken 1, 1, 2, 2, 1 wickets at an average of 1.4.

WAF vs LAKR 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
Obus Pienaar 5 69 13.8 2 0.4 18, 10, 4, 37, 0 0, 0, 1, 0, 1
Sunil Narine 5 125 25 4 0.8 28, 2, 15, 2, 78 1, 0, 1, 1, 1
Andre Russell 5 115 23 1 0.2 42, 2, 55, 13, 3 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Abraham Jacobus Pienaar

    Obus Pienaar is an All Rounder and has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.1 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a batter, bats Right Handed. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 69 runs averaging 13.8 per match.

  2. Sunil Philip Narine

    Sunil Narine is an All Rounder and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Sunil Narine bowls off break and in the recent 5 matches he has taken 1, 0, 1, 1, 1 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  3. Andre Dwayne Russell

    Andre Russell is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. Andre Russell is a top order batter, bats Right Handed. In the last 5 matches he has scored 42, 2, 55, 13, 3 runs averaging 23 per match.

WAF vs LAKR 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
Matthew Short 5 128 25.6 0 0 80, 2, 27, 11, 8 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Andre Russell 5 115 23 1 0.2 42, 2, 55, 13, 3 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
Marco Jansen 5 19 3.8 7 1.4 4, 8, 3, 3, 1 2, 1, 1, 1, 2
Adam Zampa 5 11 2.2 9 1.8 0, 6, 3, 0, 2 3, 2, 1, 1, 2
Sunil Narine 5 125 25 4 0.8 28, 2, 15, 2, 78 1, 0, 1, 1, 1
Akeal Hosein 5 53 10.6 6 1.2 0, 33, 4, 0, 16 2, 1, 0, 2, 1

The Top Point Getters for Washington Freedom are Matthew Short with 112 match fantasy points, Marco Jansen with 82 match fantasy points and Akeal Hosein with 64 match fantasy points.

The Top Point Getters for Los Angeles Knight Riders are Andre Russell with 89 match fantasy points, Adam Zampa with 81 match fantasy points and Sunil Narine with 67 match fantasy points.

WAF vs LAKR 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
Obus Pienaar 5 69 13.8 2 0.4 18, 10, 4, 37, 0 0, 0, 1, 0, 1
Sunil Narine 5 125 25 4 0.8 28, 2, 15, 2, 78 1, 0, 1, 1, 1
Andries Gous 5 102 20.4 0 0 7, 28, 43, 13, 11 -
Andre Russell 5 115 23 1 0.2 42, 2, 55, 13, 3 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
Saurabh Netravalkar 5 0 0 4 0.8 - 1, 0, 2, 0, 1
  1. Abraham Jacobus Pienaar

    Obus Pienaar is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.1. Obus Pienaar is a Right Handed Batter. In the recent 5 matches he has scored 69 runs averaging 13.8 per match.

  2. Sunil Philip Narine

    Sunil Narine is an All Rounder and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is an off break Bowler and in the last 5 matches Sunil Narine has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  3. Andries Gustav Stefanus Gous

    Andries Gous is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. This player is a top order opening batter, bats Right Handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches Andries Gous has scored 7, 28, 43, 13, 11 runs averaging 20.4 per match.

  4. Andre Dwayne Russell

    Andre Russell is an All Rounder and has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top order Right Handed Batter. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 115 runs averaging 23 per match.

  5. Saurabh Naresh Netravalkar

    Saurabh Netravalkar is a Bowler and has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 2 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Saurabh Netravalkar bowls left-arm fast medium and in the last 5 matches he has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

WAF vs LAKR Squad Information

Los Angeles Knight Riders (LAKR) Squad: Rilee Rossouw, Martin Guptill, Nitish Kumar, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Sunil Narine, Unmukt Chand, Andre Russell, Jason Roy, Corne Dry, Adam Zampa, Gajanand Singh, Lockie Ferguson, Saif Badar, Ali Khan, Bhaskar Yadram, Spencer Johnson, Jaskaran Malhotra and Ali Sheikh

Washington Freedom (WAF) Squad: Moises Henriques, Obus Pienaar, Adam Milne, Dane Piedt, Saad Ali, Akeal Hosein, Andries Gous, Mukhtar Ahmed, Saurabh Netravalkar, Anrich Nortje, Matthew Short, Justin Dill, Ben Dwarshuis, Glenn Phillips, Josh Philippe, Usman Rafiq, Marco Jansen, Tanveer Sangha, Akhilesh Reddy and Sujith Gowda

WAF vs LAKR Possible Playing XI

Los Angeles Knight Riders (LAKR) Possible Playing XI: Jaskaran Malhotra, Unmukt Chand, Rilee Rossouw, Martin Guptill, Nitish Kumar, Adam Zampa, Ali Khan, Lockie Ferguson, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine and Corne Dry

Washington Freedom (WAF) Possible Playing XI: Andries Gous, Moises Henriques, Mukhtar Ahmed, Glenn Phillips, Saurabh Netravalkar, Dane Piedt, Anrich Nortje, Akeal Hosein, Obus Pienaar, Marco Jansen and Matthew Short

WAF vs LAKR Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Andries Gous and Jaskaran Malhotra

Batters: Moises Henriques, Mukhtar Ahmed and Nitish Kumar

All-Rounders: Andre Russell, Obus Pienaar and Sunil Narine

Bowlers: Adam Zampa, Corne Dry and Saurabh Netravalkar

Captain: Obus Pienaar

Vice-Captain: Sunil Narine

Photo Credit: Alamy

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