MAR vs NOR : Defending champions Northern Warriors will start the defence of their title against Maratha Arabians on Friday. Northern Warriors were crowned the champions last season after bashing the Pathankoots in the final.
Now with the new season all set to begin, both teams will look to start their campaign on the positive note by winning their opening fixture. However, who will come up trump in this battle still remains to be seen.
Maratha Arabians vs Northern Warriors Team News
- Dwayne Bravo will lead the Arabians side in the competition.
- Maratha Arabians boast a squad filled with superstars including Chris Lynn, Lasith Malinga, and Yuvraj Singh.
- Afghanistan duo Hazratullah Zazai and Najibullah Zadran will miss the game owing to their national duties.
- There are some clouds over the availability of Mitchell McClenaghan in this game.
- Lendl Simmons will miss the game courtesy his international duty with West Indies.
- Nichols Pooran can join the squad earlier than expected thanks to his ban from four International games. However, he is expected to miss the first game.
- Karim Janat will also miss the game as he is playing for Afghanistan against West indies.
Maratha Arabians vs Northern Warriors Playing 11
MAR Playing 11
Chris Lynn, Adam Lyth, Chadwick Walton (Wk), Yuvraj Singh, Dasun Shanaka, Dwayne Bravo (C), Wanindu Hasaranga, James Fuller, Lasith Malinga, Nasir Aziz, and Mitchell McClenaghan
NOR Playing 11
George Munsey, Sam Billings (Wk), Darren Sammy (C), Rayad Emrit, Chris Green, Nuwan Pradeep, Andre Russell, Sikandar Raza, Asela Gunaratne, Pravin Tambe, and Ansh Tandon.
Maratha Arabians vs Northern Warriors Squads
Maratha Arabians Squad
Yuvraj Singh (Icon Player), Dasun Shanaka, Chadwick Walton, Wanindu Hasaranga, James Fuller, Adam Lyth, Chris Lynn, Dwayne Bravo (Captain), Lasith Malinga, Hazratullah Zazai, Najibullah Zadran, Shiraz Ahmed, Mohammed Qasim, and Nasir Aziz.
Northern Warriors Squad
Darren Sammy (Icon Player, Captain), Rayad Emrit, Sikandar Raza, Ansh Tandon, Amir Hayat, Mark Deyal, George Munsey, Andre Russell, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Green, Sam Billings, Pravin Tambe, Lendl Simmons, and Karim Janat