The second match on Day 5 of the Abu Dhabi T10 League Season 6 will see Morrisville Samp Army take on Chennai Braves at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. While only one win separates these two teams on paper, the performance on the field was a bit different. In this part, we will take a look at what awaits us.
Match preview and prediction –
A newly admitted team in the Abu Dhabi T10 League – Morrisville Samp Army leads the points table with two wins from two matches. Morrisville beat the Bangla Tigers by 15 runs in the first match and then beat the Delhi Bulls by 8 runs on Saturday night. Windies batsmen – Johnson Charles and Shimron Hetmyer played for the team in the first and second matches scoring 58* and 38* respectively.
Also in the bowling department, Sheldon Cottrell was among those who scored the first match winners, returning with three wickets for ten runs in two overs. In the next match, South African Dwaine Pretorius also picked three wickets.
Talking about their opponents – Chennai Braves, this team is sitting at the sixth position in the points table. T20 World Cup winner Carlos Brathwaite was their only performer with both bat and ball. He produced one of his best ever performances in the first match, first scoring 44 off 19 balls before taking four wickets for just three runs. In the next game, Carlos was also the highest scorer with 22 rounds.
The second match of Day 5 of the Abu Dhabi T10 League will start at 7:45 PM IST. The match will be telecast on Sports18 and Color Cineplex in India.
With better team balance and form on their side, leaders Morrisville Samp Army are favorites to win the match.