The Legend League Cricket 2023 has reached its pinnacle, with the highly anticipated finals featuring Urbanrisers Hyderabad against the Manipal Tigers. The excitement is palpable, and for a comprehensive overview of the upcoming match, delve into this blog. Stay connected with and for timely sports updates.

Key features of the match:

Name of the teams:

Urbanrisers Hyderabad & Manipal Tigers

Date & Time:

The match will be held on 9/12/2023 at 6.30 PM (local)


The venue of the match is Lalabhai Contractor Stadium, Surat

Streaming partner:

Star Sports

Pitch report:

The playing surface at Lalbhai Contractor Stadium is even-handed, benefiting both batsmen and bowlers. Therefore, achieving victory requires assembling a well-balanced team, with each member delivering a stellar performance.

Weather report: 

As per the weather department, Surat is expected to experience a maximum temperature of 30 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 19 degrees Celsius on the day of the match. The forecast indicates zero precipitation, with humidity at 59% and a wind speed of 13 km/hr. The report assures clear weather conditions on the match day.


Manipal Tigers –

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

Urbanisers Hyderabad –

Suresh Raina (captain), Martin Guptil, Dwanye Smith, Peter Trego, Morne Morkel, Stuart Binny, Asghar Afghan, Tino Best, Amit Paunikar, Mohnish Mishra, Christopher Mpofu, Pawan Suyal, Jerome Taylor, Sudeep Tyagi, Yogesh Nagar, Shivakant Shukla, Pragyan Ojha, Devendra Bishoo, Tirumalasetti Suman,  Chamara Kapugedera, Milind Kumar.

Our prediction & analysis:

Our prediction leans towards Manipal Tigers securing the title in 2023. Let’s delve into the analysis: Manipal Tigers currently lead the points table, winning 3 out of 5 matches and losing only one. They’ve accumulated 7 points. Chadwick Walton stands out as the top run-scorer, amassing 187 runs at a striking rate of 170, including 8 sixes and 21 fours. Angelo Perera has contributed 158 runs at a strike rate of 168.

Imran Khan shines as Manipal Tigers’ standout bowler, claiming 9 wickets with an average of 20 and an economy rate of 9.79.

On the flip side, Urbanrisers Hyderabad is a formidable contender, securing the second position on the points table. With 3 wins in 5 matches and only one loss, they have displayed commendable performance. Dwayne Smith leads the batting charts for Urbanrisers Hyderabad, accumulating 213 runs at a strike rate of 162, featuring 14 sixes and 20 fours. Gurkeerat Singh Mann has also contributed significantly with 169 runs at a strike rate of 135.

Chris Mpofu emerges as the key bowler for Urbanrisers Hyderabad, picking up 6 wickets at an average of 20 and an impressive economy rate of 6.78.

Final words:

Our forecast favors Manipal Tigers clinching the title. Tune in to the match and stay connected with & for timely sports updates.