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LLC 2023 Manipal Tigers vs Southern Super Stars, 9th Match Highlights: SSS won by 5 wickets

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LLC 2023 Manipal Tigers vs Southern Super Stars 9th Match at Molana Azad Stadium, Jammu

Cricket fans are eagerly awaiting the ninth match of the Legends League Cricket 2023, which promises to be a high-octane clash between the Manipal Tigers and the Southern Superstars. Scheduled to be held at the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu on Monday, November 27, this match is expected to be a thrilling encounter between two formidable teams.

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  LLC 2023 Manipal Tigers and Southern Super Stars 9th Match
  SSS won by 5 wkts
  MT   124/9 (20)
  SSS   125/5 (19.4)
  Venue   Molana Azad Stadium, Jammu
  Date & Time   Mon, Nov 27, 06:30 PM IST
  Toss   MT opt to bat
  Player of the Match   Pawan Negi

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Match Highlights

Manipal Tigers Batting

After winning the toss, Manipal Tigers decided to bat first. They faced challenges on a difficult track but managed to put up a total of 124 runs in their allotted 20 overs. Angelo Perera played a key role, scoring an unbeaten 47 for the Tigers. However, the total seemed below par considering the conditions.

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Southern Super Stars Chase

In the chase, SSS's openers Jesse Ryder and Upul Tharanga provided a solid start, each contributing 30 runs. The partnership set the foundation for the Super Stars, but they faced a few hiccups along the way. Manipal Tigers bowlers fought back and picked up crucial wickets to keep the game evenly poised.


Pawan Negi's Heroics

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As the match approached its climax, Pawan Negi stepped up to the occasion and showcased his skills with both the bat and ball. In the last over, with SSS needing 16 runs, Negi unleashed a flurry of boundaries and sixes to seal the victory for his team. His unbeaten 25 off 11 balls turned the tide in favor of the Super Stars, ensuring their first win in the competition.


Manipal Tigers: Dominating the League

The Manipal Tigers, led by the legendary Harbhajan Singh, have been in scintillating form in the tournament. Sitting comfortably at the top of the table with four points and an impressive net run rate of +2.475, the Tigers have emerged victorious in both their previous matches.

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In their last outing, the Tigers secured a commanding 89-run victory over the Bhilwara Kings. Chadwick Walton's blistering century, scoring 104 runs, propelled the Tigers to a formidable total of 211 for the loss of three wickets. The Tigers' bowlers then showcased their prowess by restricting the Kings to a mere 122 for the loss of eight wickets.


Southern Superstars: Seeking Redemption

On the other hand, the Southern Superstars, captained by the experienced Ross Taylor, have had a disappointing start to their campaign. Currently languishing at the bottom of the table with a net run rate of -1.159, the Superstars are yet to register a win in the tournament.

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In their previous match against the India Capitals, the Superstars suffered a seven-wicket defeat. Despite a brilliant century by Ricardo Powell, the Superstars' bowlers failed to defend a target of 167, allowing the Capitals to chase it down with 20 balls to spare.


Head-to-Head Records

The upcoming match between the Manipal Tigers and the Southern Superstars will be their first-ever encounter. With no previous head-to-head records, both teams will be eager to make a strong impression and claim bragging rights in this inaugural clash.

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Pitch Report: A Mystery Surface

The Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu presents a mystery when it comes to the nature of the pitch. With limited available data, it is difficult to predict how the surface will behave. Teams might opt to field first, assessing the conditions before deciding on their batting strategy.


Weather Forecast: Pleasant Playing Conditions

Cricket enthusiasts can expect pleasant playing conditions for this match. With no chance of rain and temperatures hovering around 20 degrees Celsius, the players will have ideal weather to showcase their skills. The humidity levels are expected to be in the 30s, adding to the comfort of the players.


Probable XIs: Key Players to Watch Out For

The Manipal Tigers are likely to field a formidable lineup, with the explosive Robin Uthappa taking on the wicketkeeping duties. Chadwick Walton, Hamilton Masakadza, and Mohammad Kaif will be crucial in providing stability and firepower to the batting order. The Tigers' bowling attack, spearheaded by the experienced Harbhajan Singh and supported by Mitchell McClenaghan and Parvinder Awana, will pose a formidable challenge to the opposition.

On the other hand, the Southern Superstars will heavily rely on the experience and leadership of Aaron Finch and Upul Tharanga at the top of the order. Dilshan Munaweera and Ross Taylor will be crucial in stabilizing the innings, while Pawan Negi and Suranga Lakmal will be key in the bowling department.


Playing XI

Manipal Tigers Playing XI: Robin Uthappa (wk), S Badrinath, Hamilton Masakadza, Mohammad Kaif, Angelo Perera, Colin de Grandhomme, Thisara Perera, Imran Khan, Harbhajan Singh (c), Mitchell McClenaghan, Parvinder Awana

Bench: Chadwick Walton, Praveen Gupta, Corey Anderson, Amitoze Singh, Kyle Coetzer, Praveen Kumar, Pankaj Singh, David White

 

Southern Super Stars Playing XI: Upul Tharanga, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Ross Taylor (c), Chaturanga de Silva, Rajesh Bishnoi, Pawan Negi, Ashok Dinda, Suranga Lakmal, Johan Botha, Hamid Hassan, Abdur Razzak

Bench: Dilshan Munaweera, Bipul Sharma, Aaron Finch, Tanmay Srivastava, Manvinder Bisla, Amit Verma, Amila Aponso, Rameez Khan, Jesse Ryder, Andre McCarthy, Pankaj Kumar Rao, Farveez Maharoof, Cameron White


Prediction: Tigers to Maintain their Dominance

Considering the contrasting fortunes of both teams in the tournament so far, the Manipal Tigers enter the match as clear favorites. With their winning momentum and a strong lineup, they are expected to maintain their dominance and secure another victory.


Live Streaming Details and Channel List

For cricket enthusiasts who cannot make it to the Maulana Azad Stadium, the match will be broadcast live on the Star Sports Network. Fans can also catch the action via live streaming on platforms like Disney+ Hotstar and FanCode.


Conclusion

The Manipal Tigers vs Southern Superstars match in the Legends League Cricket 2023 promises to be an enthralling clash between two talented teams. While the Tigers have been dominant in the tournament so far, the Superstars will be eager to turn their fortunes around. With a mystery pitch and ideal weather conditions, cricket fans can expect an exciting encounter. Stay tuned for this clash of the titans and witness the drama unfold on Monday, November 27, at the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu.

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