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Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Dream11 Team Prediction ILT20 2024 Match 26

International League T20 2024 - GUL vs EMI Dream11 Today Best Team Prediction, Fantasy Tips, Top Picks, Playing 11, Captain, Vice Captain, Player Stats, Pitch Report & Weather Conditions.

Posted On: Feb 07,2024

Posted By: Joy

Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Dream11 Team Prediction ILT20 2024 Match 26
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Dream11 Team Prediction ILT20 2024 Match 26
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Match 26 ILT20 2024
Date 8th February, 2024
Time 8:00 PM IST, 02:30 PM GMT, 06:30 PM LOCAL
Venue Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

GUL vs EMI Match Preview

Gulf Giants will take on MI Emirates in the 26th match of the ILT20 2024. The match is scheduled to take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 8th February 2024.

The Giants are getting into good form towards the end of the league stage. With 2 back to back wins, they have jumped to the 3rd spot on the points table with 8 points. They are left with just 1 match after this one so winning this one is important for them to stay alive in the tournament.

MI Emirates are having a brilliant season this time. With 6 wins in 8 matches so far. They have the last 2 games and look in confident form. They won the first encounter against the Giants this season and took revenge of the 2nd qualifier game of 2023 edition where defending champions Gulf Giants kicked MI out of the season.

In the first head to head game between GUL and EMI this season, the latter scored 179 batting first with the heroic innings of Tim David, scoring 41 off 15 deliveries. MI Emirates bowling unit were able to bowl out the Giants at 161, helping the team to win by 18 runs.

Let’s take a look at the dream11 team prediction as GUL and EMI face each other once again in the ILT20 2024.

GUL vs EMI Match Pitch Report and Weather Report

Pitch Report

The pitch has started to slow down after a number of matches here. These conditions have favoured Gulf Giants in the last 2 matches at Dubai Stadium. Bowlers can have an upper hand in the 2nd innings if the dew does not appear. The toss will play a crucial role.

Weather Report

The weather forecast predicts a clear and sunny day in Dubai on Thursday. The temperature is expected to hover around 22°C.

GUL vs EMI Probable Playing 11

Gulf Giants Playing 11

James Vince (c), Jamie Smith (wk), Chris Lynn, Jordan Cox, Shimron Hetmyer, Gerhard Erasmus, Jamie Overton, Chris Jordan, Dominic Drakes, Aayan Afzal Khan, Zuhaib Zubair

MI Emirates Playing 11

Muhammad Waseem, Kusal Perera, Andre Fletcher, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Ambati Rayudu, Tim David, Akeal Hosein, Odean Smith, Trent Boult, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Muhammad Rohid Khan, Waqar Salamkheil

GUL vs EMI Team News

Both the teams are going well currently and we are not expecting any changes in the playing 11 for both teams. No injuries or replacements are reported so far.

GUL vs EMI Head to Head Records

MI Emirates registered their first win against the Gulf Giants in this season. The Giants still has the upper-hand with 2 wins in 4 encounters against MI.

  Matches GUL Won EMI Won Tie No Result
Overall 4 2 1 0 1

GUL vs EMI Dream11 Best Team Prediction

Top Fantasy Picks - All Rounders, Batsman, Bowlers, Wicket Keepers

Wicket-Keepers Nicholas Pooran
Batters Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Lynn, Tim David, Waseem Muhammad
All-Rounders Jamie Overton (vc)
Bowlers Trent Boult, Chris Jordan, Akeal Hosein, Fazalhaq Farooqi (c), Zuhaib Zubair

Top Batsman Picks - GUL vs EMI Dream11

  • Nicholas Pooran - Pooran is the leading run scorer of the season with 261 runs so far at a strike rate of 170.58. In the last match against Desert Vipers, he scored 100 dream11 points and has been part of 3 dream teams in the last 4 matches. He smashed a half-century in the last match against the Gulf Giants.
  • Waseem Muhammad - UAE’s power-hitter Muhammad Waseem is the 2nd leading run scorer of the season after Pooran. He has accumulated 248 runs at an average of 41.33 in 8 matches.
  • Chris Lynn - The Aussie top-order batsman looks in good touch here. He has scored 244 runs at a strike rate of 137.85. He has been part of 83% dream teams he played and has average dream11 points at 58.83.

Top Bowler Picks - GUL vs EMI Dream11

  • Trent Boult - New Zealand pacer Trent Boult has picked 13 wickets in 8 matches so far at a strike rate of 13.8. He picked 2 wickets against Gulf Giants in the last match and looks in good form currently to pick wickets again.
  • Fazalhaq Farooqi - Farooqi looks in top-form this season as he is the leading wicket taker of the season with 17 wickets in just 8 matches at a strike rate of 10.2. He ended up with the figures of 4/25 in the previous encounter against the Giants.
  • Chris Jordan - Chris Jordan has been part of the dream team in the last 2 matches. In the last match against MI Emirates, Jordan took 2 wickets and his wicket tally this season has reached 7 in 7 matches at a strike rate of 19.2.

Top Picks for Captain and Vice Captain - GUL vs EMI Dream11

  • Dream11 Captain Options - Fazalhaq Farooqi, Nicholas Pooran
  • Dream11 Vice Captain Options - Jamie Overton, Shimron Hetmyer

Players To Avoid - GUL vs EMI Dream11

  • Odean Smith - The West Indies all-rounder has picked just 1 wicket in 2 matches and scored 1 run. He has been roped in to replace Dwayne Bravo who might return for the playoffs. Smith does not look in confident form to score big in the fantasy team.
  • Dominic Drakes - Drakes has not been in good touch in the last 3-4 and he has not been in any dream team after 2 matches till 24th January. You can consider keeping him out of the fantasy team seeing his dry run lately. Drakes has picked 5 wickets so far and scored 43 runs in 7 matches.

GUL vs EMI Dream11 Team Prediction

Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Dream11 Team Prediction ILT20 2024 Match 26
Gulf Giants vs MI Emirates Dream11 Team Prediction ILT20 2024 Match 26

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