Cara Diamonds vs Goltay Cricket Academy: A20 League Prediction, April 9, 2021
The A20 League 2020-21 is back after a five-day break. In match number 15 of this tournament, it is Cara Diamonds who will be taking on Goltay Cricket Academy. This game will be played at the ICC Academy in Dubai. In fact, this will be just the fourth game at this venue. These two teams are in the bottom half of the points table.
Cara Diamonds are the only team without a win in this A20 League. They have lost all their four games so far. In fact, in three out of the four games, they have been thrashed and were nowhere close to a win. The only game in which they had a chance was against Sultans of Surat where they lost by two runs while chasing 162. Thus, Cara Diamonds need to pull up their socks quickly.
On the other hand, Goltay Cricket Academy have played three games in this tournament and they have won two of those. They have looked really good in these three games. They started off with a solid win against Sultans of Surat before they lost a nail-biting thriller against Bombay Deccan. In their last game, Goltay Cricket Academy thrashed Kerala Super Kings. Thus, Goltay Cricket Academy will be looking to continue the good form. Moreover, considering the form of Cara Diamonds and the way Goltay Cricket Academy have played, the latter will start this game as favourites as well.
Cara Diamonds haven’t had the best of times in this tournament so far. They are yet to get off the mark. Meanwhile, Goltay Cricket Academy have played just three games but they have been pretty good. Thus, here is a brief summary of how both these teams have fared in this tournament so far.
CARA DIAMONDS’ JOURNEY SO FAR
|Kerala Super Kings||Lost by six wickets||Cara Diamonds were shot out for 83 and lost with more than 10 overs to spare.|
|Sultans of Surat||Lost by two runs||Cara Diamonds were chasing 162 and needed 9 runs in the final over but couldn’t get over the line.|
|Rajkot Thunder||Lost by 158 runs||Rajkot Thunder racked up 261 batting first and Cara Diamonds were no match against them.|
|Bombay Deccan||Lost by eight wickets||Cara Diamonds were bowled out for just 76 and lost with almost 12 overs to spare.|
GOLTAY CRICKET ACADEMY
|Sultans of Surat||Won by 34 runs||Goltay Cricket Academy racked up 218 runs and restricted Sultans of Surat to 184.|
|Bombay Deccan||Lost by one wicket||Goltay Cricket Academy scored just 124 but almost defended it but lost with one wicket on the last ball.|
|Kerala Super Kings||Won by eight wickets||Goltay Cricket Academy shot Kerala Super Kings for just 118 and chased it down with 31 balls to spare.|