MA vs NW Dream11 Team Prediction: The much-awaited Abu Dhabi T10 kickstarts from January 28 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi. In the first match of the tournament, Maratha Warriors lock horns against Northern Warriors. Both teams are previous champions of the tournament. Northern Warriors won the tournament in 2019 while Maratha Warriors are the defending champions. So let’s look at the MA vs NW prediction.
Fixture: Maratha Warriors vs Northern Warriors; Abu Dhabi T10
When: 28 January, 05:30 PM IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi
Live Stream Online: Watch Maratha Warriors vs Northern Warriors; live cricket streaming on Fancode and SonyLiv
MA vs NW Playing 11
MA Team News:
Playing combination: L Evans will don the wicket-keeping gloves for the team. S Malik is the most important batsman in this team and M Hafeez will be the crucial all-rounder. Expect P Tambe to lead the bowling attack.
MA Playing 11:
Taskin Ahmed, Muktar Ali, Laurie Evans, Amjad Gul, Mohammad Hafeez, Mosaddek Hossain, Sompal Kami, Shoaib Malik, Abdul Shakoor, Pravin Tambe, Maroof Merchant
NW Team News:
Playing combination: N Pooran will be the wicket-keeper while L Simmons, R Powell and L Simmons will be the key batters. W Parnell is a crucial all-rounder and W Riaz will spearhead the bowling department.
NW Playing 11:
Fabien Allen, Rayad Emrit, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Nuwan Pradeep, Wahab Riaz, Wayne Parnell, Junaid Siddique, Lendl Simmons, Amir Yamin
In MA vs NW Dream 11 prediction, MA rely on the Pakistani duo of S Malik and M Hafeez in the batting department while their bowling is a bit weak. NW on the other hand have plenty of firepower courtesy of N Pooran and L Simmons. W Riaz and W Parnell are the key bowlers.
MA vs NW Dream11 Prediction:
Wicket-keepers: L Evans, N Pooran
Batsmen: S Malik, R Powell, L Simmons, B King
All-rounder: M Hafeez, F Allen
Bowlers: P Tambe, S Gazi, W Riaz
N Pooran is a high-quality white-ball cricketer. He has 3114 runs in 147 T20 innings and averages 25.31 with a strike-rate of 145.31.
S Malik is a very experienced batter. He has ten thousand plus runs and has experience of more than 400 T20s. He averages 37.09 in T20s and has 64 fiftees.
M Hafeez has scored 6758 runs in 307 T20s and has a strike-rate of 123.54. He is in stellar form recently and in the last 2 T20Is his scores read 41 and 99*.
B King is a serious talent and he could be explosive in the T10 format. He averages 130.79 in T20 cricket and has made 1032 runs so far.
Both teams have high-quality players. However, NW’s squad looks stronger. So in the MA vs NW Dream11 today match prediction, expect NW to win the game.