Get ready for the second qualifier of the Legends League Cricket 2023, where the India Capitals will clash with the Manipal Tigers for a chance to face Urbanisers Hyderabad in the finals. Experience the excitement by staying tuned to & for real-time sports updates.

Key features of the match:

Names of the teams:

India Capitals & Manipal Tigers

Date & Time:

The match will be played on 7/12/2023 at 6:30 PM(local)


Lalbhai Contractor Stadium, Surat.


Manipal Tigers:

Chadwick Walton, Robin Uthappa (wk), Pankaj Singh, David White, Kyle Coetzer, Subramaniam Badrinath, Mohammad Kaif, Corey Anderson, Harbhajan Singh (c), Praveen Kumar, Thisara Perera, Mitchell McClenaghan, Colin de Grandhomme, Amitoze Singh, Parvinder Awana, Imran Khan, Praveen Gupta,  Hamilton Masakadza.

India Capitals:

Gautam Gambhir (c), Ben Dunk (wk), Kirk Edwards, Hashim Amla, Morne van Wyk, Gnaneswara Rao, Yashpal Singh,  Munaf Patel, Ashley Nurse, Rusty Theron, Fidel Edwards, Dilhara Fernando, Ishwar Pandey, Pravin Tambe, KP Appanna, Ricardo Powell.

Manipal Tigers vs India Capitals Probable Xl

Manipal Tigers:

Chadwick Walton (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Amit Verma, Mohammad Kaif (c), Angelo Perera, Thisara Perera, Praveen Gupta, Mitchell McClenaghan, Pankaj Singh, Imran Khan, Kyle Coetzer.

India Capitals:

Kirk Edwards, Gautam Gambhir (c), Ricardo Powell, Ben Dunk (wk), Bharath Chipli, Ashley Nurse, Rusty Theron, Isuru Udana, KP Appanna, Ishwar Pandey, Kevin Pietersen.

Pitch report:

The upcoming match is set to take place at Surat’s Lalbhai Contractor Stadium. Renowned for its balanced nature, this pitch offers an even playing field for both batsmen and bowlers. Anticipate an exciting contest as both sides vie for supremacy.

Weather report:

As per the meteorological department, expect a maximum temperature of approximately 29 degrees Celsius and a minimum of around 21 degrees Celsius. There is no precipitation in the forecast, with humidity at 65% and a wind speed of 13 km/hr. Reports confirm clear skies throughout the match.

Current situation of the teams: 

The Manipal Tigers faced the Urbanrisers Hyderabad in the first qualifier and suffered a heavy loss. It is their second chance to secure a place in the race. Winning this game will lead them to the finals against Urbanisers Hyderabad.

On the other hand, India Capitals is maintaining their winning streak. In the last match, they defeated the Gujarat Giants & maintained their “Unbeateb” tag in the league.

The Capitals batsmen contributed significantly in the Eliminator, scoring 223 runs in 20 overs. Subsequently, the bowlers took control, dismissing the Giants for 211/7 and winning by a margin of 12 runs. Ishwar Pandey and Rusty Theron both claimed two wickets.

Our prediction:

According to our sports experts, although India Capitals is a strong team however, they are not a balanced team. On the other hand, Manipal Tigers is a well-balanced team. The pitch needs a balance in the team. So, the Manipal Tigers have more chances to win.

Final words:

We believe that the Manipal Tigers will prevail in this game. Follow the game and and to receive timely sports updates.