Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Emirates D20 2020, 3rd place play-off

ECB Blues should earn third place medals by beating Dubai.

Cricket Stadium. (Photo source: Twitter)

Match details:

The Emirates D20 2020 play-off 3rd place will be played between ECB Blues and Dubai at the ICC Academy, Dubai.

This match will start at 01:00 PM Local Time (02:30 PM IST). It will be broadcast live on FanCode.


Emirates Cricket Board Blues and Dubai played good cricket in the inaugural Emirates D20 but ultimately did not end with a trophy as both were eliminated from the competition. Dubai was the semi-final underdog against mighty Fujairah, a team that has yet to lose a match in this competition.

Their bowling unit did a commendable job limiting Fujairah to just 131, but their batting unit failed to chase it. Conversely, ECB Blues started as a favorite against Sharjah. They beat brilliantly, amassing 170 runs from their 20 overs. However, their bowling unit collapsed when the stakes were high. Now, both teams will be looking to regain some pride by earning third place medals.

DUB vs ECB weather report for play-offs for 3rd place:

It will be a sunny day in Dubai, with temperatures around 24 ° C. The chances of precipitation are only 10%.

Submission condition / report:

The Dubai track is balanced, where both bowlers and hitters can excel in their day. A score of around 160 should be a challenge.

First inning average score:

151 (Last five games played here)

Team Pursuit Record:

Won – 3, Lost – 3, Tied – 1

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News on injuries and availability:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Today’s DUB vs ECB Probable Playing XI:

ECB Blues:

Fahad Nawaz, Ansh Tandon, Aryan Lakra, Karthik Meiyappan, Alishan Sharafu, Vriitya Aravind, Basil Hameed, Adhitya Shetty, Junaid Siddique, Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Waheed Ahmad.


Ateeq Ur Rehman, Sanchit Sharma, Zahoor Khan, Muhammad Farazuddin.


Adnaan Khan, Muhammad Usman, Ronak Panoly, Punya Mehra, Shahrukh Shiekh, Rahul Bhatia, Nilansh Keswani, Ali Naseer, Muhammad Hassan, Omer Farooq, Tahir Latif.


Syed Muhammad Haider, Rudra Mahadev, Bilal Cheema, Saqib Manshad.

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DUB vs ECB Top picks for today’s Dream11 match:

Vriitya Aravind he did a phenomenal job for ECB Blues during this competition and played quite a hit in the semifinals as well. In total, he accumulated 393 runs with an average of over 35.

Like Aravind, Aryan Lakra He was also a very consistent and reliable performer for the Blues, albeit with the ball. He scaled 18 wickets and maintained an economy rate of just over 7 runs per over.

Waheed Ahmed provided him with great support, collecting 13 wickets in the process. It can also be useful with the club in order and has 86 runs to show.

Omer Farooq contributed with all-round contributions crucial to Dubai. He collected 9 wickets and also amassed 96 runs.

Captain and vice-captain selection:

Captain options – Vriitya Aravind, Aryan Lakra

Vice-Captain Options – Omer Farooq, Waheed Ahmed

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Tips for playing XI No.1 for DUB vs ECB Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Guardian – Vriitya Aravind, S. Haider

Batters – Punya Mehra, Shahrukh Sheikh, Ali Shan-Sharafu

Handyman – Aryan Lakra (C), Omer Farooq, Waheed Ahmed (VC)

Bowlers – Karthik Meiyappan, Ali Naseer, R Bhatia

Tips for playing XI No.2 DUB vs ECB Dream11 for Fantasy Cricket:

Guardian – Vriitya Aravind (C)

Batters – Fahad Nawaz, Ansh Tandon, Ali Shan-Sharafu, Z Farid

Handyman – Aryan Lakra, Waheed Ahmed, Omer Farooq (VC)

Bowlers – Rahul Bhatia, N Keswani, A Naseer

Expert opinion:

Junaid Siddique has collected 7 wickets for Dubai. It also maintained an impressive economy rate of less than 7 passes per year. At just 8.0 Cr, Siddique can be a great budget choice for your Dream11 Fantasy team.

Likely today’s DUB vs ECB winners:

ECB Blues is expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the author’s understanding, analysis and instinct. As you select your team, consider the points mentioned and make your decision.