Match Details

Date: July 31, 2023
Time : 6:00 AM IST
Venue : Grand Prairie Stadium, Grand Prairie
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The grand finale of the Major League Cricket (MLC) 2023 is set to take place between Seattle Orcas and MI New York at the Grand Prairie Stadium. SEO have made it to the first-ever final of the tournament, after a convincing win against TSK in the Qualifier 1. Their opponents MINY also put away TSK with relative ease in the Qualifier 2 of the competition. With both Seattle and New York peaking at the right time, the summit clash of the MLC promises to be a spectacle to remember for a long time.

Pitch Report

In both the playoff matches of the MLC 2023, the pitches at the Grand Prairie Stadium got better for batting as the match progressed, which allowed the chasing teams to earn the spot in the final. The average first innings score in the league for this ongoing edition has been around 170, which could be a very decent total to defend in a high-pressure contest.

Team Analysis

Seattle Orcas
For the Seattle Orcas, Quinton de Kock showcased the best of himself with the bat, scoring a match winning 88 not out off  50 deliveries in the Qualifier 1 against Texas Super Kings. The other players in the top order for SEO, including Nauman Anwar, Shehan Jayasuriya, and Heinrich Klaasen are in superb form, which is an ideal situation going into the upcoming grand finale. In the bowling side of things, Imad Wasim, Cameron Gannon, Andrew Tye, and Wayne Parnell have all picked up wickets at important stages of the MLC 2023, which the team management will be looking to see repeat against MI New York on July 30.

SportsTiger Playing XI of SEO
Quinton de Kock (wk), Nauman Anwar, Shehan Jayasuriya, Heinrich Klaasen, Shimron Hetmyer, Shubham Ranjane, Imad Wasim, Wayne Parnell (c), Harmeet Singh, Andrew Tye, Cameron Gannon

MI New York
In the absence of their captain Kieron Pollard, the MI New York batters had a huge responsibility to steer their side through to the final of the MLC 2023, which they have done expertly. The likes of Shayan Jahangir, stand-in captain Nicholas Pooran, Dewald Brevis, and Tim David have delivered the goods with the bat at vital stages of the league, against Texas Super Kings in Qualifier 2 to be precise. The bowling department of New York was tweaked, which meant that Kagiso Rabada sat out the previous match, but fortunately, Trent Boult and Rashid Khan stepped up with the ball to help the side reach the final of the tournament.

SportsTiger Playing XI of MINY
Shayan Jahangir, Slade Van Staden, Nicholas Pooran (c) (wk), Dewald Brevis, Tim David, David Wiese, Steven Taylor, Rashid Khan, Nosthush Kenjige, Trent Boult, Ehsan Adil

Match Prediction

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Seattle Orcas are definitely in better form overall, in comparison to MI New York, going into the MLC 2023. But SEO will have to be on their game from start to finish to secure the first-ever MLC title against MINY on July 30 at the Grand Prairie Stadium.

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