MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 Match Preview: Abu Dhabi T10 2023 Playoffs enthralling details

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview:  Experience the intriguing contest between the Morrisville Samp Army (MSA) and New York Strikers (NYS) of the first qualifier match in Abu Dhabi T10 2023. The playoffs kickstart today ( 8th December 2023, Friday) with the intense battle between the table toppers at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

With this win, one of these teams will storm into the finals of Abu Dhabi T10 2023. On the other side, teams losing the match will have another chance to play against the winner of the eliminator round in the Qualifier 2 match of the playoffs.

Within a gap of 1 day, a clash between both teams will be witnessed once again during the playoffs.

Recently, Morrisville Samp Army (MSA) won against New York Strikers (NYS) by 6 wickets and chased the target with a score of 73-4 in 7 overs on 7th December 2023 (Thursday).

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview: Schedule and Venue to qualify for the subsequent rounds

Precisely, here is the playoffs qualification process ahead of the finals for Abu Dhabi T10 2023 on 8th December 2023, tabulated for a detailed understanding:

Playoffs RoundMatchTime
Qualifier 1Morrisville Samp Army (MSA) vs New York Strikers (NYS)03:30 pm local/ 05:00 pm IST
EliminatorDeccan Gladiators (DC) vs Bangla Tigers (BT)06:00 pm local/ 07:30 pm IST
Qualifier 2Winner of Qualifier 1 vs  Winner of Eliminator08:30 pm local/10:00 pm IST

Interestingly, teams that qualify into the finals will be decided on the same day and at a constant venue.

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview: Pitch Report

 The pitch conditions at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi offer a fair opportunity to both batsmen and bowlers. Certainly, any Team skipper would invite their opponents to bat first and restrict them to a low score total.

Here is the result of the teams batting 1st and 2nd at this venue in the Abu Dhabi T10 League 2023:

Total Number of matches played in Abu Dhabi T10 League 2023Teams won batting first in Abu Dhabi T10 League 2023Teams won batting second in Abu Dhabi T10 League 2023
281216

From the above stats, it becomes evident that the teams batting 2nd at this venue have the majority of matches and will surely look to continue with the same strategy.

Contrarily, teams that do not win the toss have another possibility to win the match. By setting a high target during the 1st innings, it becomes difficult for the opponent teams to chase under pressure.

Moreover, 75% of the wickets in the Abu Dhabi 2023 tournament were taken by the pacers. So, it would be advisable to implement a brilliant strategy on a pacer-friendly pitch.

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview: Average 1st innings score at the venue

The average first innings score is 105 runs at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi based upon the results of the previous 20 matches.

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview: Weather Conditions

Humidity59%
Pressure ( in millibars)1016 mb
Maximum Temperature ( in Celsius)27°C
Minimum Temperature  ( in Celsius)24°C
Chances of RainNIL
MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview: Probable Playing XI

New York Strikers (NSY) Probable Playing XI for Qualifier 1:

S.NoPlayerRole
1.Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Wk)Batsman
2.Muhammad WaseemBatsman
3.Niroshan Dickwella (Wk)Batsman
4.Asif AliBatsman
5.Kieron PollardAll-rounder
6.Odeon SmithBowler
7.Mark DeyalAll-rounder
8.Chundangapoyil RizwanBatsman
9.Chamika KarunaratneAll-rounder
10.George Scrimshaw  Bowler
11.Ali KhanBowler

Morrisville Samp Army (MSA) Probable Playing XI for Qualifier 1:

S.NoPlayerRole
1.Moeen Ali ( C )All-rounder
2.Ibrahim ZadranBatsman
3.Karim JanatAll-rounder
4.Basil HameedAll-rounder
5.Muhammad Irfan  All-rounder
6.Dewald BrevisBatsman
7.Salman IrshadAll-rounder
8.Qais AhmadBowler
9.Monank Patel (Wk)Batsman
10.Bas de Leede  All-rounder
11.Jake LintottBowler

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview: Last 5 matches result

1. New York Strikers (NSY) Last Five matches result:

S.NoOpposition TeamResult
1.Morrisville Samp Army (MSA)Lost by 6 wickets
2.Chennai Braves (CB)Won by 5 wickets
3.Team Abu DhabiWon by 24 runs
4.Delhi Bulls ( DB)Won by 67 runs
5.Northern Warriors ( NW)Won by 3 wickets

2. Morrisville Samp Army (MSA) Last Five matches result:

S.NoOpposition TeamResult
1.New York Strikers (NSY)Won by 6 wickets
2.Deccan Gladiators (DG)Won by 6 wickets
3.Bangla Tigers (BT)Won by 6 wickets
4.Delhi Bulls ( DB)Won by 4 wickets
5.Team Abu DhabiWon by 35 runs

MSA vs NYS Qualifier 1 match preview:  Concluding Facts

Notably, Morrisville Samp Army (MSA) has won its previous 5 matches, out of which a majority of them were succeeded by chasing against the opponents.

Contrarily, New York Strikers (NSY) won its previous 4 out of 5 matches by losing a match against the forthcoming opponent.

Moreover, Morrisville Samp Army led by Moeen Ali has managed to win matches sequentially after losing their first game against Northern Warriors by 9 runs. When scrutinized, the MSA squad is the chase master of the tournament as they have won a majority of matches chasing targets against the opponents.

On the other side, New York Strikers would aim to bounce back after facing a 6-wicket loss, yesterday ( 7th December 2023) against the same team Overall, spectators are guaranteed to experience an intense battle between these two teams to race into the finals