Seattle Orcas vs Washington Freedom Prediction

Seattle Orcas vs Washington Freedom Match Prediction & Betting Tips – MLC 2024

Seattle Orcas will take on Washington Freedom at the Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas in Match 8 of the 2024 Major League Cricket. This game gets underway at 20:30 local time on Friday 12th July 2024.

SOR vs WAF, Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas Pitch Report

Teams batting first at the Grand Prairie Stadium in this year’s tournament have generally posted scores of 160-170. We expect good pace in the wicket although there will be turn for the spinners.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Seattle Orcas vs Washington Freedom, Major League Cricket 2024

Seattle Orcas Team News & Playing 11

SOR Team News

After losing their opening game by six wickets with 34 balls remaining, Seattle Orcas got their tournament up and running thanks to a victory over Los Angeles in Match 6. They got over the line with only one ball to spare but lost just one wicket and they will now be looking to carry that momentum into this match.

SOR Team Batting

It was the powerful South African contingent at the top of the order for Seattle Orcas who took their side to victory against Los Angeles Knight Riders in their last game. Opener Ryan Rickelton comes into this match after hitting an unbeaten century with Quinton de Kock looking to replicate his unbeaten half-century.

SOR Team Bowling

Both Zaman Khan and Harmeet Singh took two wickets each in the win over the Knight Riders but South Africa pace bowler Nandre Burger will be under pressure for his place in the XI after going for 51 runs from his four wicketless overs. Cameron Gannon will take the new ball and usually bowls with plenty of control.

SOR Team Form

Seattle Orcas lost their opener but responded well in the clash with Los Angeles.

Seattle Orcas Predicted Playing 11

Ryan Rickelton, Nauman Anwar, Quinton de Kock (wk), Shubham Ranjane, Heinrich Klaasen (c), Imad Wasim, Hamad Azam, Harmeet Singh, Nandre Burger, Zaman Khan, Cameron Gannon

Washington Freedom Team News & Playing 11

WAF Team News

Rain has been a constant annoyance for Washington Freedom across their two matches in the 2024 MLC so far but they have still emerged with one win and one no-result. They beat New York in Match 3 and were on track for a close finish against Texas before the rain arrived in Match 5.

WAF Team Batting

Washington Freedom bring two in-form Australian openers into this game and they had taken their team score to a remarkable 62/0 after four overs when the last match was brought to an early end by the weather. Both Travis Head and Steve Smith both come into this fixture after hitting runs at a strike-rate of 200+ against Texas Super Kings.

WAF Team Bowling

Although both Lockie Ferguson and Glenn Maxwell went wicketless in the no-result against TSK, USA left-arm pacer Saurabh Netravalkar who impressed in the 2024 T20 World Cup stood out with 2/33. Overall, Washington have excellent depth and variety in their bowling attack.

WAF Team Form

Washington Freedom come into this game looking to extend their unbeaten run in the tournament.

Washington Freedom Predicted Playing 11

Travis Head, Steve Smith (c), Saurabh Netravalkar, Andrie Gous (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Obus Pienaar, Mukhtar Ahmed, Marco Jansen, Lockie Ferguson, Justin Dill, Akeal Hosein

🏆 Seattle Orcas vs Washington Freedom Prediction

This looks like being an excellent match between some clean hitting top order batters and some very talented bowling attacks. Although Seattle have strength across their side, Washington look to have superior players in their XI so we are backing Washington Freedom to win.

Washington Freedom to beat Seattle Orcas

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