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2022 Legends League Cricket Eliminator Match Preview: Gujarat Giants vs Bhilwara Kings

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After losing against India Capital in the Qualifier match last October 2, 2022 , Bhilwara Kings will meet the Gujarat Giants in the Eliminator match of the 2022 Legends League Cricket for a place in the Finals of the tournament.

Bhilwara Kings and Gujarat Giants have clash against each other twice already in this season. With Bhilwara Kings defeats the Gujarat Giants on both matches.

Gujarat Giants lost their way through the latter part of the tournament to place on the 3rd spot on the point table. As they play their last match interestingly against the Bhilwara Kings.

No other batsman could make a mark except for Chris Gayle and Yashpal Sharma and the Gujarat Giants scored only 186 in their 20 over match.

While , Bhilwara Kings is coming into this match following loss against Indian Capitals. The Qualifier match between Indian Capitals and Bhilwara Kings was an absolute run fest.

When it comes to batting, Bhilwara Kings scored 226 in their 20 over match , where William Porterfield and Shane Watson scored 59 and 65 respectively to take their team to a massive total. Together with Yusuf Pathan and Rajesh Bishnoi who also chipped in by scoring 48 and 36 respectively.

It seemed to be a defendable target at one stage, but it wasn’t to be as the Kings lost the game in the last over.

Match Details:

Match: Gujarat Giants vs Bhilwara Kings, Eliminator Legends League Cricket 2022.

Date and Time: October 3, 2022; 7:30 pm IST.

Venue: Barkatullah Khan Stadium, Jodhpur.

Gujarat Giants vs Bhilwara Kings Pitch Report

This ground has seen plenty of runs over the course of this tournament. Each of the last three matches at this venue have been won by teams batting second.

The pitch in Jodhpur is certainly a nightmare for the bowlers and a rather enjoyable one for the batters.

Gujarat Giants vs Bhilwara Kings Probable XIs

Gujarat Giants

The Giants have lost both of their last matches against the Kings.

However, they do have a major positive heading into the Eliminator as Chris Gayle has found his touch once again. Gujarat needs its bowlers to step up on Monday against a stacked Bhilwara side.

We may not see any changes besides their captain Virender Sehwag coming back into the playing XI.

Probable XI

Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Virender Sehwag (c), Parthiv Patel (wk), Yashpal Singh, Thisara Perera, Graeme Swann, R Emrit, Appanna, Mitchell McClenaghan, Ashok Dinda.

Bhilwara Kings

The Kings have been playing good cricket lately and their opening pair has given them the start they need in every match. Shane Watson has excelled at No. 3, while Yusuf Pathan is doing what he did best during his international career.

Probable XI

William Porterfield, Morne van Wyk (wk), Shane Watson, Jesal Karia, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan (c), Rajesh Bishnoi, Tino Best, S Sreesanth, Fidel Edwards, Monty Panesar

Gujarat Giants vs Bhilwara Kings Match Prediction

The Bhilwara Kings had the upper hand over the Gujarat Giants in the League Stage of the tournament. While the Gujarat Giants top order can unsettle their opponents on their day, the Bhilwara Kings will still be favorites to win this competition.

As the match continue, who's team will secure the spot in the final match of the 2nd season of 2022 Legends League Cricket tournament?

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