Finnish Premier League 2020: SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti vs Empire CC – Who will win the match? Best Betting Odds

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Match Details

The 46th match of the Finnish Premier League between SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti and Empire CC will be played at Kerava National Cricket Ground.

This match starts at 6 PM local time (8:30 PM IST) (3 PM GMT). It will be streamed live on Fancode in India.

Preview

This is the top of the table clash between SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti and Empire CC in the ongoing Finnish Premier League. Both the sides have won seven matches each with the SKK side being on top with 19 points to their name. Empire CC is only a point behind them and will be keen to win this game.

SKK have lost their only game in the tournament against the Empire CC and defeated the FPC Finnish Pakistani Club in the previous match. Empire, on the other hand, lost to GYM Helsinki Gymkhana by 43 runs while chasing 132 runs. With the tournament entering its last week soon, these two sides will be looking to get themselves ready for the knockouts.

Recent Form

SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti

Against GYM Helsinki Gymkhana – Won by 25 runs

Against Greater Helsinki CC – Won by 6 wickets

Against FPC Finnish Pakistani Club – Won by 29 runs

Against Vantaa CC – Won by 23 runs

Against Helsinki CC – Won by 9 wickets

Against Greater Helsinki CC – Won by 7 wickets

Against Bengal Tigers CC – Won by 6 wickets

Against FPC Finnish Pakistani Club – Won by 8 wickets

Empire CC

Against Bengal Tigers CC – Won by 10 runs

Against Greater Helsinki CC- Won by 6 runs

Against SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti – Won by 3 wickets

Against FPC Finnish Pakistani Club – Won by 6 wickets

Against GYM Helsinki Gymkhana – Won by 5 wickets

Against Helsinki CC – Won by 11 runs

Against Bengal Tigers CC – Won by 5 wickets

Against Helsinki CC – Lost by 45 runs

Against GYM Helsinki Gymkhana – Lost by 43 runs

Pitch Report

The surface at the Kerava National Cricket Ground hasn’t been the easiest to bat on. But the pitch has played out well despite so many matches being played on it. These are the top two teams in the tournament and expect them to bat first and then defended the target.

Average first innings score: 126 (Last five matches)

Probable Playing XIs

SKK Stadin Ja Keravan Kriketti:

Jordan O’Brien, Nathan Collins, Qaiser Siddique, Atif Rasheed, Peter Gallagher, Qaiser Siddique, Yathunanthan Vijayaratnam, Vishal Saraf, Raja Waqas, Mira Zeeshan Baig, Asim Ghani.

Empire CC:

Zeerak Ijaz, Muhammad Imran, Vanraaj Padhaal, Amjad Sher, Raaz Mohammad, Mahesh Balasaheb Tambe, Shoaib Tahir Qureshi, Abdul Ghaffar, Kushagra Bhatnagar, Chandra Shekhar, Raghavendra Sathyanarayana.

Expected Top Players

Mahesh Tambe (Empire CC)

Mahesh Tambe has been brilliant in this tournament, especially with the ball. He has accounted for 18 wickets in 10 matches so far and has conceded runs at an economy of only 6.12. He bats well too and has mustered 149 runs this season.

Raaz Muhammad (Empire CC)

Raaz Muhammad is the highest wicket-taker of the tournament. He has 19 wickets to his name in 10 outings at an excellent average of 12.10 and has conceded 6.44 runs per over.

Nathan Collins (SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti)

Nathan Collins is the top batsman for his team having amassed 202 runs in nine matches so far. He has scored these runs at a strike-rate of 90.17 which is understandable as run-scoring hasn’t been easy. Expect him to do well again in this clash.

Our Betting Tips

Empire CC has defeated the SKK side previously in the tournament. They are also coming off two consecutive defeats in this match and will be itching to get back the winning momentum. We are backing Empire CC to win this game.

Our Prediction: Empire CC is expected to win this match.

Best Bet: Empire CC @2.15 to win at 10Cric - 10 Units

Value Bet: Empire CC @2.40 to win at betway – 6 Units

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