The Sharjah Warriors (SJH) are ready to be at odds with MI Emirates (EMI) in the 9th match of International League T20 2024 at the beautiful Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah.
MI Emirates are leading the points table with two wins of their last three matches, while Sharjah Warriors are fifth in the points table with only one win.
So, this a battle between a top team and a bottom ranked team of the International League T20 2024 season.
SJH vs EMI Match Details
- Match – SJH vs EMI, 9th Match
- Format – 20 overs
- Venue – Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
- Date & Time – January 26, 2024 & 8:00 PM
SJH vs EMI Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah is often considered good for bowlers. Both spinners and pacers are very helpful on this pitch, where batters find it difficult to score runs. The weather is expected to be sunny with almost no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 22° Celsius.
SJH vs EMI Head-to-Head Records
Sharjah Warriors and MI Emirates have faced each other twice, with MI Emirates dominating in both of them. Sharjah Warriors have lost both of their head-to-head matches.
SJH vs EMI Toss Prediction
Sharjah Warriors are expected to win the toss in SJH vs EMI’s 9th match.
SJH vs EMI Predicted Playing XI
Sharjah Warriors: Martin Guptill, Johnson Charles, Tom Kohler Cadmore, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Lewis Gregory, Basil Hameed, Daniel Sams, Chris Woakes, Muhammad Jawadullah, Maheesh Theekshana, and Dilshan Madushanka
MI Emirates: Muhammad Waseem, Kusal Perera, Nicolas Pooran (wk), Andre Fletcher, Tim David, Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hossein, Trent Boult, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Waqar Salamkheil, and Zahoor Khan
SJH vs EMI Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: Johnson Charles (SJH)
Though the pitch doesn’t usually support batters, Johnson Charles is an experienced player who can smash bowlers easily in powerplay overs.
He plays spin as well as pace bowling equally well, so he is the best batter pick for today’s SJH vs EMI match. He has already smashed 150 runs in the last two matches.
Top Bowler: Maheesh Theekshana (SJH)
Maheesh Theekshana has impressed everyone in the recent ILT20 matches with his clever wicket-taking abilities.
He has already taken 6 wickets in the last two matches and even the pitch is suiting him. Chris Woakes and Trent Boult are other two good bowler picks for today’s nail-biting match.
Top All-Rounder: Daniel Sams (SJH)
With so many good all-rounder options in today’s match, choosing one is always difficult. But if one has to be chosen, then Daniel Sams is no doubt the best option.
He is one of the key players in the Sharjah Warriors squad and his performance is necessary for the team to win the trophy. He has already smashed 20 runs and taken 4 wickets in the last two matches.
Dwayne Bravo is another good all-rounder for today’s match. He played exceptionally well in the Big Bash League and is expected to continue his dominance over here too.
SJH vs EMI Best Betting Odds Comparison
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SJH vs EMI Who will win?
The MI Emirates are expected to win the 9th match since they have a better squad and head-to-head record. They are likely to crush the Sharjah Warriors like they did in the last two head-to-head matches.