The 52nd match of the Finnish Premier League T20 between the Bengal Tigers CC and Helsinki Cricket Club will be played at the Kerava National Cricket Ground. This match starts at 05:30 PM local time (08:00 PM IST) (02:30 PM UTC). It can be streamed live on the Fancode app.
The 52nd match of the Finnish Premier League T20 will see the Bengal Tigers CC facing the Helsinki CC. The league stage is coming to an end and the race for the semi-final qualification is intensified. The Helsinki CC are placed at the third place and have won four out of their last five matches. Bengal Tigers, on the other hand, are struggling a bit and are at fifth place. A win here will propel their hopes to make it to the top four.
Against GYM Helsinki Gymkhana – Won by 5 wickets
Against Greater Helsinki CC – Won by 7 wickets
Against FPC Finnish Pakistani Club – Won by 59 runs
Against Empire CC – Won by 45 runs
Against Empire CC – Lost by 11 runs
Bengal Tigers CC
Against FPC Finnish Pakistani Club – Lost by 4 runs (DLS)
Against GYM Helsinki Gymkhana – Lost by 46 runs
Against Greater Helsinki CC – Won by 67 runs
Against SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti – Lost by 6 wickets
Against Empire CC – Lost by 5 wickets
It hasn’t been easy for the batsmen in Kerava with the pitch assisting bowlers after playing hosts in so many matches. The team batting first has to make sure it scores around 150-160 to be assured of a victory.
Average first innings score: 138 (Last 5 games in the tournament)
Bengal Tigers CC:
Habib Md Al Arman, Amid Raja Bangshi, Tonmoy Saha(c), Belayet Khan, Muhammad Imrul Abedin(wk), Jabed Kaisar, Abu Hanif Khan, Shahrukh Ali/Nurul Huda, Osman Ibrahim/Rony Sardar, Mehran Amin, Muhammad Hasnat.
Ghulam Abbas Butt, Abdul Ahad Qureshi, Aniketh Pushthay, Sapan Mehta, Zahidullah Kamal (wk), Abdul Wahid Qureshi, Faheen Nellancheri, Amrik Bhatia, Zakiullah Kamal, Adnan Syed, Akhil Arjunan.
Tonmoy Kumar Saha
Tonmoy Kumar is an exceptional all-rounder and has led the Bengal Tigers CC from the front. He has so far picked 16 wickets in 10 matches and has also mustered 143 runs.
Aniketh Pushthay is one of the best players in Finland playing for Helsinki CC. But it has taken time for him to come to the party. Pushthay has played a couple of good knocks in the last two outings taking his tally to 209 runs in 10 matches.
Zakiullah Kamal is a good bowler and keeps striking regularly with the ball. Playing for Helsinki CC, he has picked up 10 wickets in nine appearances so far.
Bengal Tigers CC are desperate to win the match to remain ahead in the semi-final qualification and it might reflect in their game as well. Helsinki CC have been playing extremely well in the tournament and especially in the last give matches. However, they might just lose their second consecutive game now.
Our Prediction: Bengal Tigers CC are expected to win this match (Risky)
Best Bet: Bengal Tigers CC @2.35 to win at 10Cric - 8 Units
Value Bet: Bengal Tigers CC @2.40 to win at betway – 5 Units