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Abu Dhabi T10: Day 6 Preview: Delhi Bulls face stern Abu Dhabi challenge; Northern Warriors, Chennai Braves battle for survival

Team Abu Dhabi is yet to lose a game

Team Abu Dhabi
Team Abu Dhabi (Image Credit: Twitter)

It has been a thrilling start to the Abu Dhabi T10 League. Five days have gone by and the fans have fitness some mouthwatering encounters. Day 6 of the event also promises to be a blockbuster.

In the first game, Delhi Bulls will take on Team Abu Dhabi. Bulls have enjoyed a brilliant run in the tournament. They won three consecutive games before their juggernaut was halted by Deccan Gladiators. On the other hand, Team Abu Dhabi has been unstoppable, winning all their four games comprehensively.

Bulls boast of a solid batting lineup but the likes of Rilee Rossouw and Mohammad Hafeez has been disappointing. Rahmanullah Gurbaz too has blown hot and cold. Sherfane Rutherford and Dwayne Bravo are the only batters who have consistently delivered for the side. The team will need contributions from Hafeez and Rossouw.

Speaking about Abu Dhabi, the reason for their success is their batting. Each and every player from the top order has made an impact in the tournament. Of the top six batters with the most runs in the tournament, three – Paul Stirling, Phil Salt and Liam Livingstone, are from Team Abu Dhabi.

In the second game, Chennai Braves will be up against Nothern Warriors. Warriors have performed miserably so far and are yet to win a game. The team has been let down by their batters who have looked pretty ordinary. Rovman Powell has played a few gems but has got no support from other batters.

Chennai Braves, on the other hand, have batted well on occasions but the problem for them is the strike rate of their batters. Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Angelo Perera, Dasun Shanaka have got runs but their strike rates have been hovering around 150 which is slightly on the lower side for this format of the game. As a result, the team has not been able to post match-winning scores.

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