This will be the second plate semi final game between Canada and Japan, who have already been knocked out. The Japan team qualified for the edition because of the shop lifting case on the PNG team and that pretty much sums up their run in this tournament. Both Japan and Canada have lost two games and had a no result game. Both the teams will be looking to win this game and sneak away with 2 points.
Plate play off semi final 2: Canada vs Japan
Thursday, January 30
Most of the games in this tournament have been low scoring games. Even this game is expected to be a low scoring one and one can go with a 7-4 combination in Dream11 favoring Canada if they bat first.
The weather is expected to be fair with temperature around 29-degree Celsius. There are no possibilities of rain halting play.
No injury updates yet.
Randhir Sandhu, Mihir Patel, Akhil Kumar, Benjamin Calitz(wk), Udaybir Walia, Ayush Verma, Muhammad Kamal, Raqib Shamsudeen, Gurjot Gosal, Ashtan Deosammy(c), Rishiv Ragav Joshi
Neel Date, Shu Noguchi, Debashish Sahoo, Marcus Turgate(c&wk), Kazumasa Takahashi, Kento Dobell, Max Clements, Tushar Chaturvedi, Masato Morita, Leon Mehlig, Yugandhar Retharekar
Mihir Patel has made 116 runs in three games at an average of 39 and will be a good pick for this game.
Akhil Kumar has picked up 7 wickets in three games at an average of 23 and has made 71 runs at an average of 24.
Shu Noguchi has scored 33 runs in 3 innings at an average of 11 and opens the batting.
2. Rishiv Ragav Joshi
3. Akhil Kumar
Benjamin Calitz, Grade B, Points:20-30
Shu Noguchi, Grade A, Points:70-80
Kazumasa Takahashi Grade A, Points:90-100
Mihir Patel, Grade A, Points:60-70
Udaybir Walia, Grade A, Points:40-50,
Akhil Kumar, Grade A, Points:50-55
Muhammad Kamal, Grade A, Points:50-60
Max Clements, Grade A+, Points:90-100
Rishiv Ragav Joshi, Grade A, Points:40-50
Kento Dobell, Grade B, Points:20-30
Raqib Shamsudeen, Grade A, Points:50-60
The views expressed here are that of the author and not an actual reflection of the number of points that the player will earn.