Saffron Strikers and Bayleaf Blasters meet in an important match where both teams are keen on picking up 2 points to bolster their chances for the second round of the tournament.
The Strikers have been in a slump over their past few matches and would need to pick up win quickly if they are to enter the knock off phase of the tournament.
After a positive start to the season with the bat for the Strikers their batters have fallen of the pace which have resulted in the loses experienced by the squad. They would need more for their middle order batters if they were to gain a victory in this match.
The Bayleaf Blasters lost their previous encounter against the Ginger Generals by 20 runs. They bowlers were on the receiving end of an onslaught of some exceptional batting from the Generals. The onus will be on the bowlers to bounce back quickly from the last performance.
A Victory for the Blasters almost secures a spot for them in the last round of the tournament while the Strikers who currents sits at 5th spot in the table needs a win to improve their chances of qualification into the next round.