Canada vs Saudi Arabia Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for Match 9 of Desert Cup T20I Series 2022

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Canada vs Saudi Arabia: The 9th game of the Desert Cup T20I series 2022 will be held between Canada and Saudi Arabia on 19th November 2022. Oman has received the hosting rights for this tournament, and all games will be played at Al Amerat. Canada, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Bahrain are participating in this tournament.

Canada is the table topper with 6 points. They have won 3 games out of 4. However, Canada did lose its first game in their last match against Bahrain. They posted a par total of 160 but failed to defend it. Bahrain’s opener sealed the game with a magnificent fifties. Nonetheless, Canada is unfazed by the loss on the points table.

Saudi Arabia, on the other hand, are stand on the opposite of Canada. They are last on the table because they have yet to win a game in four matches. Saudi Arabia last lost to Oman. The team failed to show up with the bat. Oman was home with a win in just 12 overs.

Match Details for Canada vs Saudi Arabia

Series: Desert Cup T20I series 2022

Date: 19th November 2022 (Saturday)

Time: 5:30 PM IST

Venue: Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Al Amerat

Pitch Report for Canada vs Saudi Arabia

The pitch surface of Al Amerat Cricket Ground will be pretty much flat, which indeed will help the batters. The wicket is old and will produce a sharp turn for the spinners. Overall, bowling first will be a good choice on this wicket.

Probable Playing XI


Saad Bin Zafar (captain), Aaron Johnson, Srimantha Wijeratne (wicket-keeper), Matthew Spoors, Pargat Singh, Harsh Thaker, Ravinderpal Singh, Dillon Heyliger, Ammar Khalid, Nikhil Dutta, Kaleem Sana

Saudi Arabia

Abdul Waheed (captain), Faisal Khan, Saad Khan, Kashif Siddique, Irfan Sarfaraz, Irshad Mubbashar, Haseeb Ghafoor (wicket-keeper), Hisham Sheikh, Imran Yousaf, Atif Ur Rehman, Muhammad Saqib

Match Predictions for Canada vs Saudi Arabia

Canada is the most likely winner of this match. They are the best team in the tournament and are favorites for the title. Saudi Arabia, on the other hand, is winless and simply out of sync. Overall, Canada is the better team in this match-up and is the most probable winner of the match as well as the tournament.

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