San Francisco Unicorns vs Texas Super Kings, 7th Match, MLC 2024 Preview, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and Live Streaming Details

In the seventh match of the 2024 Major League Series, the San Fransisco Unicorns will take on the Texas Super Kings. The Unicorns are coming off an impressive victory over the Los Angeles Knight Riders, while the Super Kings’ last match against Washington Freedom was washed out due to heavy rain. The teams will clash at the 3500-capacity Church Street Park, Morrisville, looking for a win.

San Francisco Unicorns vs Texas Super Kings, 7th Match MLC 2024, Details and Head-to-Heads

This MLC 2024 match will begin on July 11, 12:30 AM IST in India, and July 10, 3:00 pm EST in the USA. Interestingly, In the MLC 2023 edition of the tournament, the Super Kings won by three wickets against the Unicorns. Will it be the same this time? It remains to be seen.

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.

San Fransisco Unicorns

The San Francisco Unicorns’ squad combines experienced internationals and emerging talents. Explosive hitters like Jake Fraser-McGurk, Finn Allen, and Matthew Short lead the batting lineup, with Josh Inglis as the wicketkeeper-batsman. Corey Anderson is the captain and a key all-rounder, supported by other versatile players like Hassan Khan and Sherfane Rutherford.

The bowling attack includes seasoned pacers like Liam Plunkett and Haris Rauf, complemented by spinners such as Abrar Ahmed. Young bowlers like Brody Couch and Sanjay Krishnamurthi add depth to the attack. All-rounders like Shakib Al Hasan, Wiaan Mulder, and Andre Russell provide crucial balance, while veterans like Sunil Narine and Jason Roy bring invaluable experience. Shane Watson’s team is well-equipped to compete at the highest level.

San Francisco Unicorns vs Texas Super Kings MLC 2024, Possible Playing 11

San Francisco UnicornsTexas Super Kings
Finn AllenAiden Markram
Matthew ShortSaiteja Mukkamalla
Jake Fraser-McGurkFaf du Plessis (c)
Sherfane RutherfordDevon Conway
Josh InglisMarcus Stoinis
Corey Anderson (c)Daryl Mitchell
Tajinder SinghAaron Hardie
Sanjay KrishnamurthiMitchell Santner
Pat CumminsMohammad Mohsin
Haris RaufNaveen-ul-Haq
Abrar AhmedMatheesha Pathirana

Pitch Report

The T20 at Church Street Park in Morrisville is set to be an intriguing clash. Known for its bowling-friendly surface, the pitch significantly benefits pacers, and the current rainy weather forecast could enhance these conditions even further. Historical data from the last five matches at this venue shows an average score of 119, with 12 wickets taken, 8 of which were by pacers and 4 by spinners.

Over the last five years, teams winning the toss have opted to bowl first 68% of the time, with a 50% win rate for teams bowling first. Given the pitch conditions and rainy weather, the match will likely be a low-scoring affair, and bowlers from both teams will play a crucial role.

Hassan Khan’s contributions will be pivotal for the unicorns, and Corey Anderson’s experience and skill set make him a crucial asset. Haris Rauf’s performance will be essential for the Unicorns’ bowling attack. For the Super Kings, Aaron Hardie’s versatility will be important. Faf du Plessis’ role at the top order will be crucial for setting a solid foundation. Calvin Savage will be vital in leveraging the pitch conditions.

San Francisco Unicorns vs Texas Super Kings, 7th 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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