Los Angeles Knight Riders vs Seattle Orcas, 6th Match MLC 2024 Preview, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and Live Streaming Details

In the sixth match of the 2024 Major League Series, the Los Angeles Knight Riders will take on the Seattle Orcas. Both teams are coming off losses, with the Knight Riders going to the San Fransisco Unicors and the Orcas going to MI New York. The Knight Riders are fourth in the rankings, while the Orcas are at the bottom at sixth. With the star-studded lineup, the matchup promises to keep the audience at 7000-capacity QuikTrip Park, The Ballpark in Grand Prairie, at the edge of their seats.

Los Angeles vs Seattle, 6th Match MLC 2024, Details and Head-to-Heads

The match will begin on July 10, 6:00 AM IST in India, and July 9, 8:30 pm EST in the USA. Interestingly, In the 2023 edition of the tournament, the Knight Riders won by two wickets against the Orcas. Will it be the same this time? It remains to be seen.

Squad News

Los Angeles Knight Riders

The Los Angeles Knight Riders, captained by Sunil Narine, boast a formidable squad ready for the season. The team features a mix of seasoned players and rising stars, starting with wicketkeepers Adithya Ganesh and Alex Carey. The batting lineup includes top-order batsmen Unmukt Chand and Nitish Kumar, alongside middle-order stalwarts David Miller and Saif Badar. The explosive opening batter Jason Roy and versatile allrounders like Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, and Matthew Tromp add depth to the side.

 Ali Khan, Derone Davis, Spencer Johnson, Josh Little, Waqar Salamkheil, and Adam Zampa strengthen the bowling department, which is supported by all-rounders Corné Dry, Shadley van Schalkwyk, and Chaitanya Bishnoi. This well-rounded team is poised to make a significant impact under Narine’s experienced leadership.

Seattle Orcas

The Seattle Orcas are set to make a splash this season with a dynamic roster. Aaron Jones anchors the top-order batting, while Nauman Anwar takes on the role of opening batter. The team features a strong wicketkeeping lineup with Quinton de Kock, Heinrich Klaasen, and Ryan Rickelton. Versatile players like Michael Bracewell, Imad Wasim, Shehan Jayasuriya, and Shubham Ranjane add depth as allrounders, ensuring a robust middle order.

Ali Sheikh, Nandre Burger, Cameron Gannon, Obed McCoy, Wayne Parnell, and Zaman Khan reinforce the bowling unit. Harmeet Singh and Hammad Azam bolster the team’s capabilities as bowling all-rounders and middle-order batters, respectively. With such a balanced and experienced squad, the Seattle Orcas are poised for an exciting season ahead.

Los Angeles vs Seattle, Possible Playing 11

Las Vegas Knight RidersSeattle Orcas
Jason RoyQuinton de Kock (wk)
Sunil Narine (C)Nauman Anwar
Unmukt Chand (wk)Aaron Jones
Shakib Al HasanShubham Ranjane
Nitish KumarHeinrich Klaasen (C)
David MillerImad Wasim
Andre RussellMichael Bracewell
Derone DavisHarmeet Singh
Corne DryCameron Gannon
Spencer JohnsonNandre Burger
Ali KhanZaman Khan

The pitch at The Ballpark in Grand Prairie appears conducive to batting, with an average score of around 159 runs, suggesting it favors batsmen who can capitalize on the conditions. However, pacers will likely find some assistance due to the pitch’s tendency to support them, especially under sunny weather conditions. Teams winning the toss have a slight preference for bowling first, possibly aiming to utilize any early movement or conditions that could aid their bowlers. Given the historical data showing a 57.14% win rate for teams bowling first, there’s a strategic advantage in opting to field initially.

Key players to watch out for include Andre Russell from the Las Vegas Knight Riders for his explosive batting and effective pace bowling. Spencer Johnson adds stability with his consistent performances, while Sunil Narine’s all-round abilities make him a valuable asset. For the Seattle Orcas, Imad Wasim brings his spin bowling prowess and lower-order batting capabilities, complemented by the steady batting of Shubham Ranjane. Harmeet Singh’s bowling variations could prove crucial in containing the opposition.

Los Angeles vs Seattle MLC 2024 Match 6, LIVE Streaming Details

Where to Watch MLC 2024 in India?

Fans in India can watch the game on JioCinema, the Sony Sports Ten 1 SD & HD, and Sony Sports Ten 5 SD & HD channels.

Where to Watch MLC 2024 in the USA?

Fans in the USA can watch the match on Willow by Cricbuzz, YES Network.

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