IC vs MNT Dream11 Prediction for Today's Legends League Cricket 2023 Match 18, Playing XI, Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

Explore the Dream11 prediction for today's match between India Capitals and Manipal Tigers in the Legends League Cricket 2023. Find insights on the fantasy team, expected playing 11, pitch conditions, and injury updates on Skyfair.News

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The Qualifier 2 of T20 match between Manipal Tigers(MT) and India Capitals(IC) is set to electrify the Legends League Cricket 2023 on December 7 at Lalabhai Contractor Stadium in Surat. This is a do-or-die match for both teams as the winner earns the right to face Urbanrisers Hyderabad in the final. 

In the first qualifiers Manipal Tigers opted to bowl in the first qualifier against Urbanrisers Hyderabad. However, their decision backfired as the Urbanrisers posted a mammoth total 253 runs. Despite Angelo Perera's impressive 73 off 30 balls, the Tigers fell short, managing only 178 and losing by 75 runs.

On the other hand, The India Capitals won a close match against Gujarat Giants by 12 runs. After scoring 223 runs, their bowlers, led by Rusty Theron and Ishwar Pandey, restricted the Giants to 211/7, clinching victory by 12 runs.

The pressure will be on Indian Capitals as they aim to bring their A-game and secure a spot in the final against Manipal Tigers. In a previous match in this season between both of them as the Tigers secured a victory over Gautam Gambhir-led Capitals by four wickets.


MNT vs IC: Match Details

Match: Manipal Tigers vs. India Capitals, Qualifier 2, LLC 2023

Venue: Lalabhai Contractor Stadium, Surat

Date & Time: 7th December, 6:30 PM IST

Streaming Details: Star Sports Network and Hotstar


Pitch Report

The Lalbhai Contractor Stadium in Surat has emerged as a paradise for batsmen, with three out of the last four innings witnessing teams exceeding the 200-run mark. This trend indicates a pitch that favors high-scoring encounters, offering minimal assistance to bowlers and creating an environment where batters can flourish.

While the pitch is expected to strike a balance between bat and ball in the long run, it will initially provide a welcoming platform for batsmen. Settled batters can confidently play their strokes without excessive concern for dismissal, maximizing their scoring potential.

As the game progresses, however, spinners are likely to exert greater influence. The surface conditions at the Lalbhai Contractor Stadium are expected to offer increased grip and turn in the latter stages, creating opportunities for crafty spinners to deceive batsmen and claim crucial wickets.


MNT vs IC: Probable Playing XI

Manipal Tigers: Kyle Coetzer, Robin Uthappa(wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Amit Verma, Mohammad Kaif (c), Angelo Perera, Thisara Perera, Praveen Gupta, Mitchell McClenaghan, Pankaj Singh, and Imran Khan

India Capitals: Kirk Edwards, Gautam Gambhir (c), Kevin Pietersen, Ricardo Powell, Ben Dunk (wk), Bharath Chipli, Ashley Nurse, Rusty Theron, Isuru Udana, KP Appanna, and Ishwar Pandey


Grand League Team

grand League

Wicketkeepers: Robin Uthappa, Ben Dunk, Chadwick Walton

Batters: Gautam Gambhir(vc), Kirk Edwards, Ricardo Powell

All-rounders: Thisara Perera (C), Ashley Nurse

Bowlers: Harbhajan Singh, Isuru Udana, Rusty Theron


Head-to-Head Team

Head 2 Head

Wicketkeepers: Robin Uthappa, Ben Dunk

Batters: Gautam Gambhir, Hamilton Masakadza, Kirk Edwards, Ricardo Powell

All-rounders: Thisara Perera(C), Ashley Nurse

Bowlers: Harbhajan Singh, Isuru Udana, Rusty Theron(vc)

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