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ILT20 2023 Cricket Free Tips | Desert Vipers vs Gulf Giants: Final

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Desert Vipers vs Gulf Giants Match Details

Match: Desert Vipers vs Gulf Giants, Final | ILT20 2023

Date: Sunday, February 12 2023

Time: 19:00 (GMT+5) / 19:30 (GMT+5.5) / 20:00 (GMT+6)

Format: T20

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium

Desert Vipers vs Gulf Giants Preview

  • Gulf Giants had won both head-to-head games in the league stage before losing to the Vipers in Qualifier 1.
  • The Desert Vipers have won five of their seven games in Dubai, with the single defeat coming against the Gulf Giants.
  • Both clubs’ recent batting performances have been erratic.


Gulf Giants and Desert Vipers will face off at the Dubai International Stadium. On Sunday, February 12, at 18:00 local time, the 2023 ILT20 Final begins.

Desert Vipers were the first team to secure their spot in the final when they defeated Gulf Giants by 19 runs in Qualifier 1 on Wednesday, even though they placed second in the table with seven victories and three losses. In this tournament, they are down 1-2 to the Giants in the head-to-head matchup.

Gulf Giants had to return to the Dubai International Stadium on Friday to defeat MI Emirates by four wickets with 11 balls left in Qualifier 2 after losing in Qualifier 1. The Giants have a good history versus the Desert Vipers and won the group stage.

Desert Vipers vs Gulf Giants Weather Report, Toss Prediction, and Pitch Report 

There is currently no probability of rain. Therefore, the temperature will reach the 23-degree Celsius mark temperature. The high 50s will be the humidity level.

Even though second-batting teams have only won in two of the last five games at this location, it is still a better strategy. Additionally, both clubs have strong batting lineups with finishers who can hit for power.

The Dubai International Stadium will host the game. We anticipate a score in this final similar to the play-off scores, which have consistently been 165 to 180.

Desert Vipers Team News & Probable Playing XIs

The Vipers’ starting batting lineup has a significant issue. Colin Munro, the captain, seemed to be totally out of it. In T20 cricket, Alex Hales is a heavyweight player renowned for his powerful hitting. The bowling assault will be led by Wanindu Hasaranga, Tom Curran, and Luke Wood. They are trustworthy bowlers who can produce timely breakthroughs. Overall, the team appears well-balanced, with several young and talented players.

Recent form – W L W W L

Desert Vipers’ Probable XI

Colin Munro (c), Sam Billings (wk), Rohan Mustafa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Alex Hales, Sherfane Rutherford, Tom Curran, Gus Atkinson, Luke Wood, Sheldon Cottrell, and Shiraz Ahmed.

Gulf Giants Team News & Probable Playing XIs

Chris Lynn assumed team command in Qualifier 2, changing the captaincy. As soon as he was removed from the leadership position, James Vince gave his best performance. The Giants are also concerned about their batting. Shimron Hetmyer, Carlos Brathwaite, and Colin de Grandhomme make up the middle and bottom of the Giants’ star-studded batting order. Brathwaite and Colin de Grandhomme might not do as well with the bat as anticipated. Brathwaite, however, can be instrumental with the ball. The bowling attack also benefits significantly from Chris Jordan’s extensive experience.

Recent form – W L W W W

Gulf Giants’ Probable XI

Chris Lynn (c), Gerhard Erasmus (wk), James Vince, David Wiese, Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Jordan, Aayan Afzal Khan, Sanchit Sharma, and Qais Ahmad.

Desert Vipers vs Gulf Giants Head-to-Head Stats (Last three matches)

Team Won Lost
Desert Vipers 1 2
Gulf Giants 2 1

Desert Vipers vs Gulf Giants Prediction


Winning the toss

  • Desert Vipers

Top batsman

  • Desert Vipers – Alex Hales
  • Gulf Giants – James Vince

Top bowler

  • Desert Vipers – Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Gulf Giants – David Wiese

Most sixes

  • Desert Vipers – Alex Hales
  • Gulf Giants – Shimron Hetmyer

Player of the Match

  • Desert Vipers – Alex Hales

Team Scores Batting First

  • Desert Vipers – 180+
  • Gulf Giants – 170+

Desert Vipers is the favourite to win this match.


The fact that the top two teams have advanced to the final is fantastic for the competition. These two teams stood out in the group stage competition, each winning seven games. The game should be of extremely high quality because it has the top three wicket-takers and the top two run-scorers in the round on opposite sides. We anticipate that Desert Vipers will have had a good few days of recovery and that Alex Hales will regain his form in the championship game. We believe Desert Vipers will triumph and take home the championship.

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