The Legends League Cricket 2022 has yet not been great for India Maharajas. India Maharajas won the inaugural match against Asia Lions. However, all the matches since then have ended in a loss. As a result, this match against World Giants is very important. It is their last chance to continue in the League. India Maharajas must be power-packed and devising tactics that will make them win. The opponent World Giants has two matches, winning even one would secure their place in the final. World Giants has won a match against India Maharajas. While have lost one against Asia Lions. Resultantly, India had to work harder, and give it their all, in the 5th match. It being a short tournament, each match is decisive. Let us now look at Dream 11 Fantasy Prediction, Playing XI, Pitch reports, and other updates for India Maharajas Vs World Giants, 5th Match.
India Maharajas Vs World Giants, Dream 11 Fantasy Prediction, Playing XI, Pitch Reports, And Other Updates
India Maharajas Vs World Giants, Dream 11 Top Picks
Top Picks: India Maharajas
Naman Ojha has scored a total of 164 runs, with a strike rate of 170. He has been hitting lofty shots. He had smashed a total of 18 fours and 9 sixes. As a result of the great form that he is in, he becomes the top choice.
Manpreet Gony is one of the leading wicket-takers in the tournaments. He had taken 4 wickets. He had taken 3 wickets giving only 45 runs in a match against Asia Lions. Considering bowling, Manpreet Gony is a must-pick.
Yusuf Pathan had scored an aggressive 80 off only 40 deliveries, in the inaugural match. It led to India’s win against Asia Lions. Pathan has an interesting strike rate of 178 with 107 total runs.
Mohammad Kaif has played well against WOG earlier. He had scored 53* in 47 balls. This ability to score can be a great asset to the team.
Top Picks: World Giants
Kevin O Brien had scored a thrilling 95 of only 46 deliveries with a strike rate over 200. He had smashed 7 fours and 7 sixes. However, this did not lead to their win. His capability of scoring important runs quickly makes him a must on the team.
Imran Tahir had hit 52 off only 19 balls in their first match against India Maharajas. He has also been doing economical bowling. His high strike rate ensures his position in the Playing XI.
Kevin Pietersen has scored 67 runs, hitting 8 sixes. He has been consistent in the tournament. Kevin has made a half-century in their first match against India Maharajas.
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Suggested Fantasy Playing XI: INM Vs WOG
Naman Ojha(VC), Brad Haddin, Kevin Pietersen, Darren Sammy, Mohammad Kaif (C), Kevin O Brien, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Manpreet Gony, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir
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Naman Ojha (wk), Wasim Jaffer, Mohammad Kaif (c), Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Stuart Binny, Hemang Badani, Venugopal Rao, RP Singh, Manpreet Gony, Munaf Patel.
Kevin Pietersen, Kevin O Brien, Jonathon Trott, Corey Anderson, Brad Haddin(wk), Daren Sammy(c), Albie Morkel, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel, Ryan Jay Sidebottom, Monty Panesar.
In all the 4 matches, Al Amerat Cricket Ground’s pitch has been really supportive for the batsmen. Consequently, there have been many half-centuries, in all the matches of the series. The pitch doesn’t help the bowlers at all. Bowlers have to be highly skilled to contain runs. Also, three out of four matches from the series were won by the teams batting second. Thus, whichever side wins the toss, bowling first would be a smart choice.
Live Telecast and Streaming Details
Legends League Cricket 2022’s broadcasting rights are with Sony Sports Network. Indian Maharajas vs World Giants, 5th match of the league will take place on January 26, 2022, at Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Al Amerat, Oman. The match begins at 8 PM IST. Fans can enjoy the live telecast of the match by tuning in to Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 3 Channels. The live streaming of the India Maharajas vs World Giants, the 5th match will be available on the SonyLiv app.