Gibraltar will face Bulgaria in the play-off for fifth place in the 2022 Valletta Cup. Marsa Sports Cricket Club in Marsa will host this competition.
Gibraltar faced Romania in their last match of the Valletta Cup. They suffered a heavy loss when they were outplayed by the Romanian team. They will try to turn the tables and end the competition on a high.
In the game against Romania, Gibraltar’s batters, after choosing to bat first, struggled with 141 points.
Bulgaria, on the other hand, met Malta in the last match of the Valletta Cup. It was a high-scoring affair and the Bulgarians didn’t keep their cool at the end and went on the losing side.
First, the Bulgarian side hit a mammoth 204 on the board and lost four wickets. The bowlers then failed to assist their batters as they only managed to concede four wickets while the Maltese side were chasing the total in the penultimate over.
Gibraltar vs Bulgaria game details
Game: Gibraltar vs. Bulgaria, 5th place match, Valletta Cup, 2022
Date and Time: May 15, 2022, Sunday 12:30 p.m. IST
Venue: Marsa Sports Club, Marsa
Game Report Gibraltar vs Bulgaria
The pitch at Marsa Sports Club is good for batting. The batsmen are free to play their shots from the start of their innings as the ball hits the bat nicely. Expect the surface to remain true throughout the game.
Gibraltar vs Bulgaria Weather Forecast
Clear skies greet both sides on Sunday. The temperature in Marsa is expected to be between 16 and 25 degrees Celsius.
Gibraltar vs Bulgaria Probable XIs
Avanish Pai scored the best goals for them at 49 as they tied for 141 in their game against Romania. The bowlers were only able to win two wickets as they failed to defend their total in this Valletta Cup game.
Avanish Pai (c), Marc Gouws, Louis Bruce, Kenroy Nestor, Andrew Reyes, Matthew Whelan, Nikhil Advani, Joseph Marples (wk), Samarth Bodha, Richard Cunningham, Kieron Ferrary
On the back of a brilliant undefeated ton by Saim Hussain (108* from 55 balls), they scored 204 on the board against Malta. Chris Lakov picked up two wickets but lack of support from the other end meant they lost that Valletta Cup game by six wickets.
Chris Lakov, Ishan De Silva, Prakash Mishra (c), Kevin D’Souza, Saim Hussain (wk), Omar Rasool, Asad Ali Rehemtulla, Jacob Albin, Delrick Vinu, Ivaylo Katzarski, Ahsan Khan
Gibraltar vs Bulgaria match prediction
Both sides have suffered defeat in their respective previous Valletta Cup matches. They have to come out hard and bring their A-game to end the competition on a high. Gibraltar appear to be an established entity and expect them to come out on top on Sunday.
Prognosis: Gibraltar will win this match.
Gibraltar vs Bulgaria TV broadcast details and channel list
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Q. Saim Hussain to score fifty?
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