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ILT20 2023 Cricket Free Tips | Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants: 3rd Match

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Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants Match Details

Match: Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants, Match 03 | ILT20 2023

Date: Sunday, 15 January 2023

Time: 15:00 (GMT+5) / 15:30 (GMT+5.5) / 16:00 (GMT+6)

Format: T20

Venue: Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants Preview

  • The previous game between Abu Dhabi Knight Riders and Dubai Capitals ended in a loss.
  • In the preceding game, Paul Stirling, Ravi Rampaul, and Ali Khan all gave Knight Riders respectable performances.
  • For the inaugural season of the International T20 League, the Gulf Giants made significant additions, including Chris Lynn, Shimron Hetmyer, and James Vince.


In the third ILT20 game, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders will face Gulf Giants. On Sunday, January 15, at 2:00 PM local time, the game begins.

With batsmen like Paul Stirling, Brandon King, and Colin Ingram, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders have a potent squad at their disposal. With Sunil Narine, Ravi Rampaul, and Andre Russell bowling, it also seemed to be under control. They appear to be a highly strong team overall and are among the favourites to win the championship.

The contest will begin with Gulf Giants as the favourite. Chris Lynn, James Vince, Shimron Hetmyer, CP Rizwan, David Weise, and Chris Jordan are some of the players on the team. Even without Lynn and Vince, the team still appears to be powerful. However, their availability for the first three games is uncertain.

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants Weather Report, Toss Prediction, and Pitch Report 

Overall, the prognosis indicates that there are no prospects of rain, so spectators may enjoy an uninterrupted game because the weather will be clear.

Both teams will want to win the toss, choose to bat first, and score a respectable 170 runs. At this location, the first innings typically end with 135 runs or thereabouts.

The game will take place in Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium. In Abu Dhabi, the surface is favorable for batting. Due to the dew, the team batting second has a significant advantage.

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders Team News & Probable Playing XIs

The team will be depending on players like Colin Ingram, Brandon King, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, and Paul Stirling to score the majority of the runs in the batting department. The team will be counting on bowlers like Ravi Rampaul, Akeal Hosein, Sunil Narine, and Andre Russell to deliver crucial breakthroughs.

Recent form – L _ _ _ _

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders’ Probable XI

Sunil Narine (c), Connor Esterhuizen (wk), Paul Stirling, Brandon King, Fahad Nawaz, Colin Ingram, Andre Russell, Ravi Rampaul, Zawar Farid, Akeal Hosein, and Ali Khan.

Gulf Giants Team News & Probable Playing XIs

The team will be counting on batsmen like James Vince, Chris Lynn, Shimron Hetmyer, David Wiese, and Liam Dawson to make critical batting-related breakthroughs. The team will be counting on bowlers like Richard Gleeson, Chris Jordan, Liam Dawson, and Qais Ahmed to make crucial bowling strikes.

Recent form – 

Gulf Giants’ Probable XI

James Vince (c), Tom Banton (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Lynn, David Wiese, Ollie Pope, Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, Richard Gleeson, Qais Ahmed, and Dominic Drakes.

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants Head-to-Head Stats (Last 5 matches)

Team Won Lost
Abu Dhabi Knight Riders 0 0
Gulf Giants 0 0

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants – Match 03, Dream 11


  • Tom Banton
  • Connor Esterhuizen


  • Paul Stirling (c)
  • Chris Lynn
  • James Vince


  • Sunil Narine (vc)
  • Andre Russell
  • Liam Dawson


  • Ravi Rampaul
  • Akeal Hosein
  • Richard Gleeson

ILT20 2023 Cricket Free Tips | Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants 3rd Match

Abu Dhabi Knight Riders vs Gulf Giants Prediction

Winning the toss

  • Gulf Giants

Top batsman

  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders – Paul Stirling
  • Gulf Giants – Shimron Hetmyer

Top bowler

  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders – Sunil Narine
  • Gulf Giants – Qais Ahmad

Most sixes

  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders – Andre Russell
  • Gulf Giants – Shimron Hetmyer

Player of the Match

  • Gulf Giants – Shimron Hetmyer

Team Scores Batting First

  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders – 170+
  • Gulf Giants – 160+

Gulf Giants are the favourite to win this match.


On paper, both teams appear to be formidable, but Gulf Giants boasts a fantastic blend of players who can play an aggressive style of cricket and are also skilled at rotating the strike, which is important in conditions like Abu Dhabi. We believe Gulf Giants will enter the game as the favourite.

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