Gujarat Giants will lock horns with the Manipal Tigers in the third match of the Legends League Cricket. Virender Sehwag-led Gujarat is coming off a three-wicket win against India Capitals in their first match. On the other hand, Manipal Tigers will be led by the former legendary Indian off-spinner and World Champion Harbhajan Singh.
While playing against Gautam Gambhir-led India Capitals in the inaugural match of the tournament, Giants won the match on the back of a blistering 61-run knock from former Irish batter Kevin ’O’Brien. They are currently leading the points table with the top spot having an NRR of 0.693.
On the other hand, Manipal Tigers have started their campaign in the tournament against Bhilwara Kings in the ongoing match at Lucknow. The Kings’ camp is being captained by the former veteran Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan.
So, taking this discussion a bit ahead, here we’ll have a look at all the details of the 3rd match to be played between Gujarat Giants and Manipal Tigers. It will include the match details, venue details, broadcast details, preview, pitch report, and all you need to know.
Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers, Match 3, Details
Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
Date & Time: 7:30 PM, 19th of September (According to the Indian Standard Time
Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers, Match 3, Broadcast Details
Television: Star Sports Network
Digital and OTTL: Disney+ Hotstar
Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers, Match 3, Pitch Report and Playing Conditions
The turf of Ekana Stadium might be a paradise for the batter in the first innings if they go on to use the powerplay field restrictions. So, it can be analyzed that the captain who will win the toss might definitely opt to bat first. It is being said because the chasing will be a bit tough on the used wicket.
Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers, Match 3, Predicted Playing XIs
Virender Sehwag(c), Kevin O Brien, Parthiv Patel(w), Manvinder Bisla, Thisara Perera, Yashpal Singh, Rayad Emrit, Mitchell McClenaghan, Graeme Swann, KP Appanna, and Ashok Dinda.
Phil Mustard (wk), Romesh Kaluwitharana, Corey Anderson, Mohammad Kaif, Darren Sammy, Dimitri Mascarenhus, Lance Klusener, Harbhajan Singh (c), Ryan Sidebottom, Imran Tahir, and Parwinder Awana.