The final game on Wednesday sees Hong Kong and Jersey play each other at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Both teams have faced similar fortunes although Jersey have two more points than their opponents, courtesy of a win over Nigeria. Nevertheless, Hong Kong will fancy its chances heading into this game with the likes of Nizakat Khan and Kinchit Shah in their ranks. With a lot of experience behind them, Hong Kong is expected to register it’s first win of the tournament and keep their hopes of qualification alive in what is a do-or-die game for either side on Wednesday.
Hong Kong vs Jersey, Match 26
October 23rd 2019, 9:00 PM IST
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
An even contest between bat and ball beckons with extra help on offer for the pacers upfront. In spite of the spinners also getting some purchase. 140 is a competitive score on this surface with the pacers being key.
The weather is clear for the game with there being no chance of any rain. Humid conditions are expected with teams preferring to chase with dew set to play a part in the second innings. The temperature will range between 30 to 32 degrees during the course of the match.
Injuries: No injuries are reported from either side
Probable Playing XI
Nizakat Khan is due for a big knock in the tournament which is why he is one of the first names on the fantasy team sheet. While the likes of Aizaz Khan and Ben Stevens also find a place in the side, Jonty Jenner is one player who will find a place in majority of the fantasy teams. He has scored 133 runs so far and is third on the list of highest run scorers. In the bowling department, Kyle Christie is a must have in the side after picking two wickets against UAE while Jersey captain, Charles Perchard is also good option to round the team off for this game.
1. Nizakat Khan
2. Aizaz Khan
3. Ben Stevens
Aizaz Khan, Points: 70-72, Grade: A
Jonty Jenner, Points: 44-46, Grade: A
Kinchit Shah, Points: 60-62, Grade: A
Jake Dunford, Points: 20-22, Grade: B
Harrison Carylon, Points: 30-32, Grade: B
Nizakat Khan, Points: 80-82, Grade: A
C Perchard, Points: 30-32, Grade: B
Simandeep Singh, Points: 40-42, Grade: A
Ben Stevens, Points: 55-57, Grade: A
Ehsan Khan, Points: 20-22, Grade: B
Kyle Christie, Points: 54-56, Grade: A
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