Fantasy Premier League tips: Stick with Harry Kane for GW6 captaincy and get in-form Emiliano Martinez

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The Champions League season has kicked off and the midweek European fixtures will begin to have an impact on Fantasy Premier League as well.

Manchester United will head into their clash with Chelsea at Old Trafford on a high after a 2-1 win at Paris Saint-Germain. Arsenal versus Leicester is an interesting contest as well while Manchester City travel to West Ham and Tottenham visit Burnley.

Aston Villa’s home clash with Leeds United also promises to be intriguing from an FPL perspective.

Here are a few tips to help guide you through Gameweek 6.

CAPTAIN – HARRY KANE | TOTTENHAM | 10.8M

Despite squandering a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 against West Ham, Tottenham’s assets retain their FPL and Harry Kane is chief among them. Son Heung-min [9.4m] grabbed a goal and assist in the encounter and is the popular option with an ownership of 50 per cent at the time of writing.

However, Kane was our captain pick in GW5 and there’s no reason to shift the armband on to the South Korean. The Spurs striker is the highest-scoring player in the game so far this season with 12 FPL involvements and his 4.53 shots per game is also a league-high.

Not only is Kane second for big chances afforded with six but he’s also created six big chances himself which is the most in the league. Burnley away may not seem like the easiest fixture but the England captain has scored four times in his last couple of appearances against the Clarets.

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MOHAMED SALAH (12.3m) has earned the third-most points this season having

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‘Pearl Next Door’: Girls’ Love series lets queer women join the fun in BL wave

Welcome to Pearl’s colorful world in “Pearl Next Door.” Image: The IdeaFirst Company

(Second of two parts)

A few episodes into the phenomenal Boys’ Love series “Gameboys,” it is clear that the show is more than just about, well, boys.

Fans were quickly drawn to the character of Pearl, played by the bright-smiled Adrianna So. Besides being a mediator and loyal friend to Cairo and Gavreel (Elijah Canlas and Kokoy De Santos, or EliKoy), she is queen in her own universe.

About halfway through season one of “Gameboys,” its creator The IdeaFirst Company announced in August that it was launching Girls’ Love series “Pearl Next Door,” directed by Ivan Andrew Payawal and written by Keavy Eunice Vicente.

The cast is comprised of Iana Bernardez, Rachel Coates, Cedrick Juan and Phillip Hernandez a.k.a. Davao Conyo.

“It was a no-brainer for us to do a GL series,” Vicente told INQUIRER.net. “As Direk Jun [Robles Lana] said, it was their way of telling audiences that Pearl is no sidekick to the two leads of Gameboys. She is their equal and also their champion.”

It is to the credit of “Gameboys’” solid characterizations and So’s charisma that Pearl stands out.

Scenes dedicated to Pearl show that her life revolves beyond her two friends’ love lives: she is pop culture savvy, has her own vlog (“It’s your girl, Pearl!”), and gets personal on social media (like admitting that she has kissed a girl and liked it).

Adrianna So

Scene-stealing Pearl in “Gameboys.” Image: The IdeaFirst Company

“Pearl has been the supportive, bubbly, and selfless best friend that I’m sure everyone wishes they had,” Vicente said. “This time, we get to see her world, and other sides to her character, including her vulnerability.”

And as “PND” teasers show, she has other friends — and maybe love interests

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IPL 2020: Axar Patel and other underrated players who are making a big statement

The business end of the 2020 Indian Premier League is now upon us, as the race for the play-off qualification enters its crux stage.

The past month’s action in the UAE has seen several big names from India and abroad make a statement with their displays, while some superstars have failed to live up to the hype.

In the background of all the stars, there have also been several unheralded players who have been pivotal to the performances of their respective teams.

Here, we look at five such players who have been doing big things in the shadows of the more popular stars.

RAHUL TEWATIA – RAJASTHAN ROYALS

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Rahul Tewatia has been a part of the IPL since 2014 and the all-rounder has been the definition of a ‘bits and part’ player in his previous campaigns. It is for this reason that Tewatia was among the players traded away by Delhi in exchange for the arrival of Ajinkya Rahane.

While Delhi might not be feeling the pinch of Tewatia’s departure, Rajasthan Royals will be grateful that they roped in the all-rounder. His two match-winning innings in run chases against Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad has catapulted him to instant fame. However, it is the work done with ball in hand and in the field that is worthy of a special mention.

Outrageous catches on the boundary ropes, along with his economical wrist-spin has been a feature of Tewatia’s campaign so far. In a season where the majority of Rajasthan’s big overseas names have been highly inconsistent, Tewatia has been the match-winner-in-chief. He has already been responsible for two of Rajasthan’s four victories, and looks set for bigger things to come in the future.

WASHINGTON SUNDAR – ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

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