Bulgaria (BUL) will take on Serbia (SER) in the third match of the Sofia T20 2022 on Sunday at the National Sports Academy in Vasil Levski, Sofia.
Both teams played exceptionally well in the opening match of the tournament, where a total of 454 runs were scored in 40 overs. Bulgaria was last season’s runner-up team as they lost the final to Romania.
Serbia, on the other hand, was the worst-performing team in Sofia 2021 as they lost all three matches in the league stage.
Serbia will give it their all to win the match and start this year’s journey with a win, but Bulgaria is expected to come out on top as they have more quality players.
BUL VS SER IS PROBABLE PLAYING XI
BUL PLAYING XI
Kevin Dsouza, Ishan Aravinda, Chris Hristo Lakov, Prakash Mishra (c), Ivaylo Katzarski, Saim Hussain (wk), Ahsan Khan, Derrick Vinu, Asad Ali Rehemtulla, Mukul Kadyan, Bakhtiar Tahiri
SER PLAYING XI
Robin Vitas (c), Matthew Kostic, Slobodan Tosic, Nicholas Wickberg, Adrian Dunbar (wk), Matija Sarenac, Wintley Burton, Nemanja Zimonjic, Ayo Mene, Matija Sarenac, Vukasin Zimonjic
Match: BUL vs SER, Sofia T20 2022, Match 3
Date and Time: 26th June 2022, 4:00 PM IST
Venue: National Sports Academy in Vasil Levski, Sofia
The pitch at the National Sports Academy in Vasil Levski is batting-friendly. The pacers should also be able to find some movement with the new ball. Fans can expect a high-scoring match with a few wickets from the pacers.
The pitch should not change considerably throughout the game as both teams will aim to chase after winning the toss.
BUL VS SER MATCH TOP PICKS
Dunbar, who has played exceptionally well in recent domestic matches, is without a doubt the best wicket-keeper for today’s side. He will bat in the top order and also gain additional points from catches. He smashed 70 runs in the last match against Bulgaria.
K D’souza and W Burton are the two best batter picks for the team. Aravinda is another good pick for today’s team. They will bat in the top order and have performed exceptionally well in recent matches.
P Mishra and N Wickberg are the best all-rounders picked for the team as they are batting in the top order and also completing their quota of overs. P Mishra smashed 53 runs and took one wicket in the last match against Serbia.
The top bowler picks for today’s team are A Khan and V Zimonjic. Both have bowled brilliantly in the last few domestic matches, and you can also expect them to bowl in death overs. D Vinu is another good pick for the team.
In today’s match, based on past results, Bulgaria is likely to win in this match. They have a strong team, and the adrenaline is higher on their side. But in cricket, you can never be sure, so there is still a chance that Serbia can win. Below is the probability of the win.
Bulgaria has a 60% chance of winning the match.
Serbia has a 40% chance of winning the match.