Shpageeza Cricket League- Boost Defenders vs Speen Ghar Tigers- The Final
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The 32nd match and the Final of the Shpageeza Cricket League, 2022 will take place on the 4th of August 2022 between Boost Defenders and Speen Ghar Tigers at the Kabul International Stadium, Afghanistan.
Live Scores and Stats – Boost Defenders v Speen Ghar Tigers
Current Form Speen Ghar Tigers:
Speen Ghar Tigers have defeated Kabul Eagles in the second qualifier by 63 runs to qualify for the Finals of the tournament.
Speen Ghar Tigers batted first and they could post only a modest total of 140 for 9 on board in 20 overs. The openers failed to score runs and it put pressure on to the middle order. Najibullah Zadran again came out to be a messiah for Speen Ghar Tigers and took his team out of trouble with his knock of 67 not out off 47 balls. He hit 4 fours and 5 sixes during his innings. It was on the back of his batting effort that Speen Ghar Tigers reached a respectable total.
During the chase, Kabul Eagles lost their key batters Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran early on in the innings. The middle order also kept losing wickets at regular interval and the Kabul Eagles batters posed no resistance to the bowling of Speen Ghar Tigers. Shahidullah Kamal tried to fight out with a knock of 37 in 33 balls but he too failed to take his team over the line. Kabul Eagles were bowled out for a paltry 77 in the 15th over as Speen Ghar Tigers won the match by 63 runs.
Current Form Boost Defenders:
Boost Defenders won the first qualifier of the tournament against Speen Ghar Tigers by 6 wickets to get a direct ticket into the Finals of the tournament.
Boost Defenders batted first and posted a competitive total of 176 for 3 in 20 overs. Hasmatullah Shahidi was the top run scorer for Boost Defenders as he made 62 not out off 44 balls. Farhan Zakhil at the top of the order also contributed important 52 runs in 35 balls. Samiullah Shinwari in the middle order provided the finishing touch with a cameo of 40 in 25 balls. On the back of these brilliant performances, Boost Defenders crossed the 170 run mark to reach 176 got 3 in 20 overs.
During the chase, Speen Ghar Tigers started off well. Usman Ghani scored 32 off 22 balls as an opener. The star batter of Speen Ghar Tigers, Najibullah Zadran got out on the first ball he faced. This was the turning point of the match. Boost Defenders never looked back after his dismissal. Sharafuddin Ashraf tried his best in the lower order as he smashed 44 off 23 balls but failed to take his team over the line as Speen Ghar Tigers fell short by just 6 runs in the end.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Speen Ghar Tigers:
Usman Ghani (Captain, Retained), Najibullah Zadran, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Sayed Shirzad, Karim Janat, Nasir Jamal, Sediq Atal, Ishaq Rahimi, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Zubaid Akbari, Tariq Stanikzai, Ibrahim Abdulrahimzai, Tamim Surkhodai, Abid Mohammadi, Batin Shah, Farhad Momand
Samiullah Shinwari (Captain, Retained), Farhan Zakhail, Mohammad Waseem, Abid Taniwal, Naveed Eshak, Waqar Eshakzai, Sulaiman Zazai, Qasim Oryakhail, Sami Totakhail, Hayatullah Naseri, Asadullah Matani, Zia ur Rahman Akbar, Abdul Malik, Abdul Rahman, Sulaiman Safi
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Boost Defenders
Who will win?– Speen Ghar Tigers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Farhan Zakhil (Boost Defenders), Najibullah Zadran (Speen Ghar Tigers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Ahmad Zia (Boost Defenders), Yamin Ahmadzai (Speen Ghar Tigers)
Most Sixes – Farhan Zakhil (Boost Defenders), Najibullah Zadran (Speen Ghar Tigers)
Player of the Match- Najibullah Zadran (Speen Ghar Tigers)
Team Scores Batting first – Speen Ghar Tigers 175+, Boost Defenders 150+
Match Handicap: Speen Ghar Tigers
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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