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MCC World XI Vs Durham - 24th March, Emirates Airline Twenty20

  • Stronger Squad in In-Depth
  • Experience of Collingwood
  • Super-Talented Youth

Our Prediction: Durham, 2.5Bet on Durham for Real Money

Match Information

Emirates Airline Twenty20
Home Team:
MCC World XI
Away Team:
Mar 24, 2017 06:30

About the Match

The Emirates Airline Twenty20 Tournament is a very short competition, played over the course of two days. This is one of the many new tournaments created to raise the profile of cricket all over the world and to bridge connections between some of the world’s best cricketing sides. This is only played over the 23rd and the 24th of March, and we’re entering it a little late as we look to cover the final day’s games. Still, better later than never, right? Here are our cricket betting tips for the Emirates Airline Twenty20 Tournament and the game between MCC World XI and Durham. For more tips on this final day of the tournament, just check the rest of the Online Cricket Betting website.

MCC World XI

This is what the MCC World XI squad looks like for this upcoming fixture:
  • Tom Alsop
  • Lewis Gregory
  • Ben Cox
  • Joe Clarke
  • Liam Plunkett
  • Mason Crane
  • Ben Duckett
  • Jack Leach
  • Alex Lees
  • Sam Northeast
  • Craig Overton
The MCC World XI are the favorites for this game and they certainly look like a strong squad in comparison. They will be up for it and they will expect to come away with a victory before advancing to their game against Peshawar later in the day (a team they are also expected to beat). But I don’t think it will be that easy for MCC World XI. They have a fight on their hands, make no mistake about it.


The Durham squad set to play is listed below:
  • James Weighell
  • George Harding
  • Neil Killeen
  • Usman Arshad
  • Paul Coughlin
  • Graham Onions
  • Chris Rushworth
  • Cameron Steel
  • Mark Wood
  • Adam Hicke
  • Paul Collingwood
  • Graham Clark
  • Michael Richardson
  • Jack Burnham
  • Ryan Pringle
  • Brydon Carse
  • Stuart Poynter
Durham will look to some of their solid all-rounders, of which Paul Collingwood could make the biggest impact. He may be getting on a bit at 40 years old, but he has the experience and the talent to get this team through. That experience can also keep the younger plays on their feet and should help to get the most out of them. Of course, Durham are far from one of the best teams in England. But the same could be said for Lancashire, the other English team in this tournament. The Emirates Airline Twenty20 Tournament is not a tournament for the best of the best, and the competition is fairly even, which makes this one hard to tip.

The Tip

I can see Durham getting this one. MCC World XI may have the edge as far as the bookies are concerned, but I can see the English team getting the victory and looking to move forward from there. It will be a good game to watch and it’s one that should go down to the wire. But Durham should be able to put up a strong score and then hold off the MCC World XI when they are in bat. As MCC World XI are the favorites you can get a decent price of 2.50 for Durham. Not great, but respectable nonetheless, especially for a Match Result bet

Winner: Durham, 2.5 @ Bet on Durham now

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