TSK vs WAF 5th Match Major League Cricket 2023 Both Team Squad, Venue, Time and Date, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Match Prediction & Dream 11 team | Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom 5th Match Major League Cricket 2023

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TSK vs WAF 5th Match Major League Cricket 2023 – The 5th match of Major League Cricket 2023 will be played between Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom on Monday, 17 July 2023, at 3:00 AM (Jul 17) | 03:30 PM LOCAL at Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas.

The toss of this match will be done 30 minutes before the start of the match i.e. at 7:30 AM, as I have already been told that this match will be played between Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom teams, both teams have very good players.

Here Are the full details of the TSK vs WAF 5th Match Major League Cricket 2023 Both Team Squad, Venue, Time and Date, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Match Prediction & Dream 11 team | Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom 5th Match Major League Cricket 2023

TSK vs WAF 5th Match Major League Cricket 2023

SeriesMajor League Cricket 2023
MatchTexas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom
Match TypeT20
DateMonday, 17 July 2023
Time3:00 AM (Jul 17) | 03:30 PM LOCAL
VenueGrand Prairie Stadium, Dallas
HostTexas Super Kings

When: Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Major League Cricket 2023 on Monday, 17 July 2023, 3:00 AM (Jul 17) | 03:30 PM LOCAL

Where: Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas

Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Live Streaming and Broadcast

Major League Cricket 2023 will be live-streamed on Jio Cinema.

Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Pitch Report

Not much is known about the playing conditions at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The stadium was used as a ballpark but has been redeveloped as a cricket ground (reconstruction started in April 2022). Given that it is being used for the opening match of the inaugural edition of the Major League Cricket 2023, one can expect fireworks from the bats and diminishing returns with the ball, as is the case on most T20 pitches.

Reports suggest this will be a good batting wicket in Texas to begin the tournament. A par score is likely to be somewhere around 190.

What to expect: 

Team news:

Texas Super Kings: Faf Du Plessis brings a lot of experience as a leader for the Texas Super Kings. They have a strong group of players and will look to make an impressive start in the tournament. The Super Kings’ skipper will know the Knight Riders’ strengths and expect a strong show from his players.  

Faf du Plessis shall look to lead from the front and deliver a strong start along with Devon Conway. The side will expect a good show from Saiteja Mukkamalla, Sami Asla, and Ambati Rayudu in the middle order. David Miller, Dwayne Bravo, and Daniel Sams add firepower to this batting line-up down the order. 

Bowling is the weak area for the team, and they need a good opening spell from Daniel Sams and Rusty Theron to create problems for the Knight Riders. Mitchell Santner has vast experience and will look to do well along with Zia Shahzad. Bravo needs to deliver the goods in the supporting role. 

Texas Super King’s Key Players

  • Devon Conway- the 32-year-old left-handed opener hit seven fours and one six in his innings of the opening match. He has been in brilliant form across all formats over the last four years.
  • David Miller- the South African took the Player of the Match Award on Thursday with 61 runs from 42 balls. He is a brilliant T20 batter who stars in most leagues he takes part in.
  • Mohammad Mohsin- the 27-year-old leg-spinner produced an excellent bowling performance with the wickets of Sunil Narine, Corne Dry, Adam Zampa, and Lockie Ferguson in the opening fixture.

Probable XI: Devon Conway (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Lahiru Milantha, David Miller, Milind Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Calvin Savage, Gerald Coetzee, Mohammad Mohsin, Rusty Theron

Texas Super Kings Squad: Faf du Plessis, Milind Kumar, Cody Chetty, Saiteja Mukkamalla, Ambati Rayudu, David Miller, Devon Conway, Calvin Savage, Zia Shahzad, Daniel Sams, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Rusty Theron, Lahiru Milantha, Cameron Stevenson

Washington Freedom: Washington Freedom may not boast the most renowned T20 players, but they made strategic choices in acquiring talents like Anrich Nortje, Wanindu Hasaranga, Marco Jansen, Glenn Phillips, Adam Milne, Moises Henriques, and Josh Philippe. 

The team will rely heavily on their bowling prowess, drawing upon the expertise of seasoned players such as Anrich Nortje, Adam Milne, and Marco Jansen. These four bowlers have the capacity to deliver their full quota of four overs in every game and are genuine wicket-takers.

Unfortunately, Hasaranga, the team’s prized acquisition, and main spinner, will be unavailable due to workload issues. Taking his place in the playing XI is the talented young Australian leg-spinner Tanveer Sangha, who has made a name for himself with exceptional performances for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League.

The batting responsibility for Washington Freedom in MLC 2023 will rest on the shoulders of Glenn Phillips, Moises Henriques, and Josh Philippe. Phillips, known for his hard-hitting batting,  has proven himself as a formidable batsman for New Zealand in the middle order, making him an excellent fit for the No. 4 position. Captain Moises Henriques will have the added responsibility of leading this inexperienced batting lineup.

Washington Freedom Key Players

  • Glenn Phillips- the New Zealand hard-hitting batter struck three fours and one six for Freedom on Friday. He is known as a T20 specialist batter.
  • Akeal Hosein- the left-handed batter and left-arm spinner contributed with both bat and ball in the opening fixture. He hit 33 not out and took 1-20 with the ball.
  • Anrich Nortje- the South African pace bowler bowled his fellow-countryman Quinton de Kock in his first appearance in the Major League Cricket on Friday.

Probable XI: Matthew Short, Andries Gous (wk), Mukhtar Ahmed, Glenn Phillips, Moises Henriques (c), Obus Pienaar, Marco Jansen, Akeal Hosein, Dane Piedt, Anrich Nortje, Saurabh Netravalkar

Washington Freedom Squad: Moises Henriques, Mukhtar Ahmed, Saad Ali, Sujith Gowda, Wanindu Hasaranga, Jacobus Pienaar, Justin Dill, Marco Jansen, Anrich Nortje, Dane Piedt, Akhilesh Bodugum, Ben Dwarshuis, Josh Philippe, Glenn Phillips, Andries Gous

Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Winner

Texas Super Kings

Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Prediction

The Super Kings and Freedom both come into this match after contrasting starts to the tournament. Washington Freedom were competitive but paid the price for a poor batting display in their game whereas Texas Super Kings impressed throughout. Overall, we are backing Texas Super Kings to win.

Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Top Fantasy Picks

  • Faf du Plessis
  • Glenn Phillips
  • Devon Conway 
  • David Miller
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Matthew Short
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Marco Jansen

Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Dream11 Fantasy Team

Wicket-keeper: Glenn Phillips, Devon Conway 

Batters: Faf du Plessis, David Miller, Matthew Short

All-rounders: Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Moises Henriques

Bowlers: Gerald Coetzee, Anrich Nortje, Marco Jansen

Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Both Team Top Batsmen

Devon Conway, David Miller, and Faf du Plessis are our tips with the bat for Texas Super Kings. du Plessis has hit 9336 T20 runs across his career including a top score of 120 not out. Miller has now made 48 scores of 50+ in this format.

Matthew Short, Glenn Phillips, and Moises Henriques are our batting recommendations for Washington Freedom. Skipper Henriques struggled to get going on Friday but still hit boundaries in his 24 runs from 19 balls. Short is a top T20 batter who was particularly impressive in this year’s BBL.

Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom Match Both Team Top Team Bowlers

For Texas Super Kings, Rusty Theron, Gerald Coetzee, and Mohammad Mohsin are our bowling choices. 22-year-old right-arm pace bowler Coetzee took 2-22 in the opening match. Theron dismissed Martin Guptill and Rilee Rossouw against Los Angeles Knight Riders.

For Washington Freedom, Marco Jansen, Anrich Nortje and Akeal Hosein are our bowling picks. South African left-arm pace bowler Jansen opened the bowling against Seattle before taking the big wicket of Shimron Hetmyer. Spinner Hosein has 86 wickets in this format.

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