Delhi Bulls will be eyeing to move up from the last position the eight-team Abu Dhabi T10 League as they run into third-placed Maratha Arabians in the first match scheduled for today (Thursday). in the other two games slated for the day, Karnataka Tuskers meet the Qalandars and Deccan Gladiators play Northern Warriors at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
One of the best duels of the 2019 Abu Dhabi T10 League is slated as the last match of the day as the table toppers Deccan Gladiators take on defending championship Northern Warriors, this year fighting to stay among the top four teams and a knock out stage berth.
The Gladiators, who share an identical two wins and seven points with Bangla Tigers, have inched atop the table on a very thin margin on the net run rate. The team will be looking to extend the lead at the top in terms of both points and the NRR.
The Warriors, having only two wins from 5 matches so far this season, will be desperate for a win be in the hunt for the playoffs. The likes of Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons and Nicolas Pooran would look to up the ante and produce their A-game against a Gladiators side that has lost just one match in the campaign so far.
Deccan Gladiators: Shane Watson (Icon Player, Captain), Anton Devcich, Ben Cutting, Kieron Pollard, Tymal Mills, Zahir Khan, Mohammad Shahzad, Fawad Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Zahoor Khan, Asif Khan, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Mason Crane, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Imtiaz Ahmed
Northern Warriors: Darren Sammy (Icon Player, Captain), Andre Russell, Wahab Riaz, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Green, Sam Billings, Pravin Tambe, Lendl Simmons, Rayad Emrit, Sikandar Raza, Ansh Tandon, Amir Hayat, Mark Deyal, George Munsey, Karim Janat
The match, scheduled to start at 9:30 pm will be broadcast LIVE and Exclusive in India on SONY SIX & SONY SIX HD in English and SONY TEN 3 & SONY TEN 3 HD with the Hindi commentary. The feed will also be streamed LIVE on Sony LIV.