International League T20

In the second match of the ILT20 Season 2, Dubai Capitals and MI Emirates are set to clash at the Dubai International Stadium on January 20, starting at 8:00 PM IST.

Live Streaming and Toss Prediction:

TV channels: ZEE has the broadcast rights in India, and the matches can be watched on ZEE Cinema, ZEE Anmol Cinema, ZEE Thirai, ZEE Bangla Cinema, ZEE Zest. In Pakistan, Geo Sports will broadcast the matches, while Willow Sports is the official broadcaster in the US.

Live Streaming: Live streaming of the matches will be available on the Zee 5 app.

The captains will be keen to bowl first as dew could be a factor, making chasing a more favorable option if dew settles on the ground.

Pitch Report:

The pitch will be favorable for batting, offering little help for bowlers. Spinners are expected to play a crucial role, especially in the first innings, as dew could make conditions challenging for them later in the game.

Weather Report:

The weather is expected to be clear, with temperatures ranging between 24 and 17 degrees. Playing in the UAE reduces the chances of rain affecting the match.

Team Previews:

Dubai Capitals Playing 11 (Predicted): David Warner (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Wk), Sikandar Raza, Rovman Powell, Dasun Shanaka, Jason Holder, Sam Billings/Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dushmantha Chameera, Kane Richardson, Roelof Van Der Merwe, Akif Raja

MI Emirates Playing 11 (Predicted): Andre Fletcher, Muhammed Waseem, Nicholas Pooran (C/Wk), Ambati Rayudu, Corey Anderson, Dwayne Bravo, Odean Smith, Akeal Hosein, Trent Boult, Zahoor Khan, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth.

Match Prediction:

In the head-to-head stats, Dubai Capitals won both league games last season, but MI Emirates emerged victorious in the Eliminator. MI Emirates are considered favorites in the betting odds, possessing a strong batting and bowling lineup.

Top Team Batsmen:

Dubai Capitals: David Warner, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, and Rovman Powell form the core of the Capitals’ batting.

MI Emirates: Muhammad Waseem, Nicholas Pooran, and Ambati Rayudu will be key batsmen for MI Emirates.

Top Team Bowlers:

Dubai Capitals: The Capitals’ bowling will rely on Kane Richardson and Dushmantha Chameera.

MI Emirates: Trent Boult with the new ball and Dwayne Bravo with the old ball are expected to trouble the batters.


MI Emirates are clear favorites to win the match. With a strong lineup featuring match-winners like Pooran, Waseem, Rayudu, Boult, and Bravo, MI Emirates are poised to start the season with a victory.

MI Emirates to beat Dubai Capitals

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