This is going to be a good game of cricket.
Al Mulla Exchange-B will lock horns with Cochin Hurricanes in the 27th match of the KCC T20 Challengers Cup at the Sulaibiya Cricket Ground in Kuwait on February 8. Al Mulla Exchange-B have played only one game, which they won, while Cochin Hurricanes have played and won two games in a row. They are placed third and first in the rankings of Group D.
Al Mulla Exchange-B squared off against Noor CM Academy in their last encounter, where Noor CM Academy won the toss and elected to bat. In an attempt to start aggressively, they lost wickets early, which pushed them back. Nadeem Zahid scored a fantastic fifty, which helped them reach a decent total of 148 runs. AMB lost a wicket on the very first ball in return but made a sensational comeback from there. The batters to follow looked in great touch and kept smashing boundaries regularly, due to which they won the game easily by seven wickets.
Cochin Hurricanes played against Noor CM Academy in their last match, where Noor CM Academy won the toss and elected to bat. After losing a wicket early, Academy went in all guns blazing as they had a second wicket stand of 95 runs. The fifties from Nadeem Zahid and Don Manjula helped them cruise to a total of 197 runs. Hurricanes needed to start well to chase such a total down, and they rightly did so. They kept scoring at a brilliant rate, which helped them chase the total with one over to spare and won the game by five wickets.
AI Mulla Exchange-B vs Cochin Hurricanes, Match 27
AI Mulla Exchange-B
Nikhil Dsouza(C), Rajesh Jujjavarapu, S K Saravanan, Shinu John, M Lal, J Prasath, Jackson Wilson, Anas Mohammed, Linto VA, R Periyasamy, V Tyagi
Bench: manpreet Singh Sukhdev, S Sanjay, S Ramachandran, S Rengaraj, A F Haleem, G Gadi
Delishous John, Praveen Cletus, Mobin Joseph, Arunraj Ramakrishnan, Jestin Varghese, Finny Cheriyan, Irshad Kumbdaje, Thomas Varghese, Yadhu Krishnan, Sreejith Prabhakaran Nair(C), MSB Sajjad
Bench: Rasheed Ismail, Naiju Devassy Kutty, Arunkumar Kazhikkattil, Gigi Mathew, Jijo Thottiyil, Radheesh Trivikrama Rao, John Peter, Vimal Bose, Aneesh Mathew, Jouhar Muhammed, V Sreejith, David Kochuvettil, Joyal Jose, Akhil Sajeev, MM Ahmed
Weather Report: Clear Sky
Win Prediction: Cochin Hurricanes
Pitch Condition: Batting
Avg 1st Inning Score: 165