WOG vs ASL Dream11 Prediction: The World Giants will be up against Asia Lions (WOG vs ASL) in Match 2 of Legends League Cricket T20 2022. The teams have great players of their time and we can expect a cracker of a match. Daren Sammy will be leading the World Giants and on the other hand, Misbah Ul Haq will be the skipper for Asia Lions.
It will be a Nostalgic ride for the fans to see their childhood stars back in the arena for some cricketing action. Daren Sammy, the two time T20 World Cup-winning skipper will be leading the side. Their batting includes the likes of Kevin Pietersen, Herschelle Gibbs and Brandon Taylor. Their bowling also has some big names as Brett Lee, Morne Morkel and Imran Tahir will be a part of this showpiece event.
Probable playing XI: Kevin Pietersen, Brandon Taylor (WK), Herschelle Gibbs, Jonty Rhodes, Corey Anderson, Daren Sammy (C), Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Brett Lee, Monty Panesar, Imran Tahir
After losing the first game against India Maharajas, the Asia Lions will take the field against World Giants the very next day. As the retired legends are not in practice playing regular cricket, it will be a challenge for them to manage this workload. Their strength lies in the pace attack that they have but Akhtar and company need to bowl well consistently to ensure that they come back with a victory against Giants. They might tinker with their line-up to ensure different players get a game and players don’t get burned out.
Probable Playing XI: S Jayasuriya, Kamran Akmal (WK), Upul Tharanga, Shoaib Malik, Asghar Afghan, Misbah Ul Haq, Shahid Afridi, Azhar Mahmood, Chaminda Vaas, M Muralitharan, Shoaib Akhtar
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Match: World Giants vs Asia Lions Legends League Cricket 2022
Venue: Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman
Date: 21th January, 08:00 PM IST
Telecast: Sony Sports Network and Sony Liv App
The pitch should get better in the second half with the dew coming in. The opening spells are expected to provide a bit of assistance to the pacers considering the game being played at night.
WOG vs ASL Injury Updates
No injury updates from any of the two sides.
WOG vs ASL Dream11 Key players
Kevin Pietersen: When we talk about dominating batting, Kevin Pietersen comes to our mind. That’s the style of play of this Englishman. He is expected to open the innings for the Giants and should the batter to go for. He has scored 5,695 runs in T20 cricket in the 200 games he has played.
Corey Anderson: The Kiwi all-rounder has been playing T20 cricket for various T20 franchises and that should help his performance. As he is an all-rounder he can contribute with both bat and ball and that should help in earning Fantasy points. He has 36 wickets and 2,770 runs in T20 cricket.
Imran Tahir: The world-class leg spinner is one of the highly anticipated bowlers of the tournament. He has been a regular in all the T20 leagues and his leg-spin can be lethal in dry wickets of Oman. With 435 T20 wickets, he is known to be a giant of this format.
Sanath Jayasuriya: The former Sri Lankan captain is expected to play this game after missing out against Maharajas. He is expected to earn a lot of Fantasy Points with his batting at the top and handy bowling. Jayasuriya has 683 runs in this format and he was known to be a hard-hitting batter.
Upul Tharanga: After scoring a tremendous 66 off 46 balls in the first encounter, Tharanga is expected to carry the same form. Also, as World Giants’ both spinners will turn the ball in for left-hander, Tharanga can get big runs.
Shoaib Akhtar: Known as one of the fastest bowlers to ever grace the game, Rawalpindi Express is still spitting fire. The pacer bowled a brilliant spell against India Maharajas and picked up a wicket while going for just 21 runs. He is expected to trouble the batters again with his pace and should earn a good amount of Fantasy Points.
WOG vs ASL Dream11 Small League Captain & Vice-Captain
- Kevin Pietersen
- Upul Tharanga
- Shoaib Akhtar
WOG vs ASL Dream11 Grand League Captain & Vice-Captain
- Brandon Taylor
- Imran Tahir
- Kamran Akmal
WOG vs ASL Dream11 Match Prediction:
Asia Lions are expected to make a comeback after their defeat against Maharajas. Apart from losing on some crucial moments and Yusuf Pathan’s brilliant knock, they had a decent outing in the first match. As we expect them to win, we have picked 6 players from the Lions and five from the Giants.
WOG vs ASL Grand League Tips:
Pick batters from the batting second team as the captain as the dew will play an important role.
Pick pace bowlers from the bowling first team as the ball will move around early on.
Pick reliable batters like Kevin Pietersen as captain of Small leagues, for the Grand league you can experiment with Kamran Akmal or Brandon Taylor.
WOG vs ASL Dream11 Team:
Wicket-keeper: Brandon Taylor, Kamran Akmal
Batters: U Tharanga, K Pietersen, Misbah Ul Haq, Herschelle Gibbs
All-rounders: Mohammad Hafeez
Bowlers: Shoaib Akhtar, Brett Lee, Imran Tahir, M MuralitharanTips4FantasySports-Telegram
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.