The ILT20 2024 is set to deliver another exciting clash as Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (ABD) lock horns with Desert Vipers (VIP) in Match 10 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, on Saturday, January 27.
As the Knight Riders aim to bounce back from recent setbacks and the Vipers seek to build on their recent victory, fantasy cricket lovers face the intriguing task of selecting the right captains for their teams.
Check top three captaincy picks for the ABD vs VIP fantasy team.
Andries Gous, the dynamic 30-year-old opening batter, has been the standout run-scorer for Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the ILT20 2024 season.
With an impressive tally of 102 runs from three innings at an average of 51 and a striking strike rate of 156.92, Gous has been a reliable force at the top of the order.
His recent sensational innings of 95 (50) against the Vipers underscores his ability to anchor the innings.
Gous is a prime candidate for the captaincy role, and fantasy managers can expect him to deliver yet another stunning performance in the upcoming fixture.
Wanindu Hasaranga, recognized as one of the best T20 all-rounders globally, is set to play a pivotal role in the clash against Desert Vipers.
In the last match, Hasaranga showcased his batting prowess by scoring a quickfire 42 runs in just 19 balls.
His ability to contribute with both bat and ball makes him an enticing captaincy option.
As an all-round dynamo, Hasaranga has the potential to accumulate points from various aspects of the game, making him a wise choice for the fantasy team captain.
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Shaheen Shah Afridi, the seasoned bowler, has been a quality asset for Abu Dhabi Knight Riders.
Known for delivering crucial breakthroughs when needed the most, Afridi took three wickets in the last game while conceding only 22 runs in his four overs.
His ability to dismantle the opposition’s batting lineup and accumulate wickets makes him a smart captaincy pick.
Afridi’s consistent performance with the ball adds a valuable dimension to the fantasy team, making him a wise choice for the captain’s role.