MI New York vs Texas Super Kings 9th Match, MLC 2024 Preview, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and Live Streaming Details

In the eight 2024 Major League Series matches, MI New York will take on the Texas Super Kings. Both teams are coming off contrasting results. MI New York is coming off a 4-run loss over Washington Freedom in a match shortened by rain, while the Super Kings defeated the San Fransisco Unicorns by seven wickets. The Super Kings top the standings, but the Unicorns, who sit at number 3, will get the top spot with a victory.

MLC 2024 9th Match Details and Head-to-Heads

The match will begin on July 13, 12:30 AM IST in India, and July 12, 3:00 pm local time in the USA. Interestingly, In the 2023 edition of the tournament, the Texas Super Kings won the group stage match, while the MI New York defeated the Super Kings in the 2nd Play-off and went on to win the title.

MLC 2024 9th Match, Squad News

Texas Super Kings

Under the leadership of captain Faf du Plessis, Devon Conway will anchor the batting lineup for Texas Super Kings. With experience and versatility, Aaron Hardie, Joshua Tromp, and Marcus Stoinis bolster the middle order as batting allrounders, supported by Milind Kumar and Daryl Mitchell.

The bowling attack features Calvin Savage, Gerald Coetzee, and Naveen-ul-Haq, complemented by all-rounders like Mohammad Mohsin and Mitchell Santner. The squad also benefits from the expertise of head coach Stephen Fleming, guiding talents such as Aiden Markram and Cameron Stevenson, ensuring a balanced mix of youth and seasoned skills in their quest for success.

MI New York City

The MI New York squad is a formidable mix of experienced campaigners and promising talents across various cricketing disciplines. Led by Kieron Pollard, the team boasts several key players. Nicholas Pooran, a dynamic wicketkeeper-batsman from the West Indies, adds firepower in the middle order with his aggressive stroke play. Rashid Khan, renowned for his lethal leg-spin bowling, provides a potent threat in the spin department.

The pace battery includes Trent Boult, known for his swing and accuracy, and Anrich Nortje, whose raw pace can trouble any batting lineup. Supporting them are players like Tim David, a versatile batsman known for his T20 exploits, and young talents like Romario Shepherd and Dewald Brevis, who bring energy and potential to the squad.

MI New York vs Texas Super Kings MLC 2024, Possible Playing 11

Texas Super Kings: Devon Conway (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Aaron Hardie, Milind Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Calvin Savage, Dwayne Bravo, Mohammad Mohsin, Joshua Tromp, Naveen-ul-Haq, Zia-ul-Haq

MI New York: Ruben Clinton, Monank Patel, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shayan Jahangir, Kieron Pollard (c), Tim David, Rashid Khan, Nosthush Kenjige, Ehsan Adil, Trent Boult, Anrich Nortje

Pitch Report

Located in Morrisville, Church Street Park features a bowling-friendly pitch ideal for pacers, especially under snow weather conditions. In the last five T20 matches played here, the average score has been around 130 runs, with an average of 11 wickets falling per game. Pacers have been particularly effective, accounting for seven wickets, while spinners have contributed with four dismissals.

Teams have shown a strong preference for bowling first at this venue, with a 100% win rate for teams opting to bowl. This statistic highlights the advantage of exploiting early pitch conditions and setting a target or chasing under predictable weather conditions, where batting might become challenging as the match progresses.

Nicholas Pooran’s explosive batting prowess for MI New York is essential for setting competitive totals or effectively chasing targets. Rashid Khan will be critical in controlling the game during the middle overs. Trent Boult’s ability to swing the ball and deliver under pressure will make him a key asset, especially with his effectiveness at the start and end of innings.

Aaron Hardie will offer a dual threat for the Texas Super Kings in terms of both bat and ball. Devon Conway will have to play pivotal in laying a solid foundation or accelerating as required. Faf du Plessis’ experience and ability to anchor innings while accelerating the run rate when needed will make him a crucial asset.

MI New York vs Texas Super Kings 9th Match MLC 2024, 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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