The Desert Vipers (VIP) are ready to be at odds with Dubai Capitals (DUB) in the 27th match of International League T20 2024 at the beautiful Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.
Dubai Capitals are currently last in the points table with only three wins in their last eight matches. They have a negative NRR of 0.389.
Desert Vipers, on the other hand, are placed second last in the points table, just above Dubai Capitals with three wins in their last eight matches. They have a negative NRR of 0.298.
VIP vs DUB Match Details
- Match – VIP vs DUB, 27th Match
- Format – 20 overs
- Venue – Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
- Date & Time – February 9 2024 & 8:00 PM
VIP vs DUB Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai is well-balanced with equal opportunities for both batters and bowlers. The last match played here was between Gulf Giants and MI Emirates, where a total of 313 runs were scored at a loss of 14 wickets. The weather is expected to be clear with no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 20.5° Celsius.
VIP vs DUB Head-to-Head Records
Desert Vipers and Dubai Capitals have faced each other three times, with Dubai Capitals dominating in all the matches.
VIP vs DUB Toss Prediction
Desert Vipers are expected to win the toss in VIP vs DUB’s 27th match.
VIP vs DUB Predicted Playing XI
Desert Vipers: Colin Munro (c), Adam Hodge, Alex Hales, Azam Khan (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Shaheen Afridi, Rohan Mustafa, Shadab Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Aryan Lakra, Luke Wood
Dubai Capitals: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), David Warner (c), Ben Dunk, Max Holden, Sam Billings, Sikandar Raza, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Roelof van der Merwe, Akif Raja, Haider Ali
VIP vs DUB Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: Alex Hale (VIP)
Since the pitch is well-balanced, Alex Hales can definitely be a player to watch out for. He is currently in next level form.
He has already smashed 195 runs in the last eight matches. Azam Khan and Rahmanullah Gurbaz are other good batter picks for today’s VIP vs DUB match.
Top Bowler: Olly Stone (DUB)
Olly Stone is a kind of bowler, who no one should ever underestimate. He is a perfect bowler who has the ability to take wickets in both powerplay and death overs.
He played exceptionally well in the last match against Gulf Giants where he took 4 wickets in his quota of overs.
Mohammad Amir and Luke Wood are other good bowler options for today’s VIP vs DUB match.
Top All-Rounder: Sikandar Raza (DUB)
With so many good all-rounder options in today’s match, choosing one is always difficult. But if one has to be chosen, then Sikandar Raza is no doubt the best option.
He is one of the key players in the Dubai Capitals squad and his performance is necessary for the team to make a comeback. He has already smashed 203 runs and taken 7 wickets in the last eight matches.
Wanindu Hasaranga is another good all-rounder for today’s match. He is a very clever wicket-taker and can aggressively hit the ball for boundaries in the middle order.
VIP vs DUB Best Betting Odds Comparison
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VIP vs DUB Who will win?
Dubai Capitals are expected to win the 27th match since they have a better squad and head-to-head record. They are the favorites to win today’s match like they did in the last head-to-head match.