Date: February 9, 2023
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Live Commentary: SportsTiger App
The final four teams for ILT20 Playoffs have been decided and the fans can expect some high-octane encounters in the coming days. While top two teams - Gulf Giants, Desert Vipers- will lock horns in Qualifier 1 on Wednesday (February 8), the 3rd and 4th placed MI Emirates and Dubai Capitals, respectively, will square off against each other in Eliminator on Thursday (February 9). Notably, while the loser of Qualifier 1 will get another chance to grab a place in the final, the team losing the Eliminator will straight get eliminated from the tournament.
Taking about head-to-head toss wins, both Emirates and Capitals managed to win in their 2 encounters. However, Capitals have been on a 4-match toss winning streak. Picking Dubai Capitals to win the toss.
Talking about head-to-head encounters, Dubai Capitals have a 2-0 advantage over the Kieron Pollard-led MI Emirates. However, Emirates have some big T20 veterans in their squad which make them stronger on paper. Picking MI Emirates to win the game.
Predicted powerplay score and Average first innings total:
The Sharjah Cricket Stadium will not provide much assists to batters. The first innings score is expected to be 147. 29-37 is likely to be the powerplay score.
Winner of the match
Team to win the toss
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