The Elite E Group match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 will be played between Delhi and Kerala at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
The match is scheduled to start at 12:00 PM local time and IST on January 15th.
Delhi will face Kerala in the Elite E Group match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 on Friday. After 2 convincing victories against Mumbai and Andhra, Delhi moved to the top of the table in the Elite E Group with 8 points with a run-rate of 2.677. Nitish Rana and Himmat Singh have set up a tone with their aggressive batting while their bowlers Pradeep Sangwan, Simarjeet Singh, Ishant Sharma, and Lalit Yadav are picking wickets quite regularly. They need to win this match to maintain their top spot in the Elite E Group.
On the other hand, Kerala played beyond their expectations and beat mighty Mumbai quite easily at the end by 8 wickets on Wednesday, prior to that they beat Puducherry by 6 wickets in their first match. At present they are at 2nd spot in the Elite E Group standings and they will be up against a strong Delhi unit. Mohammed Azharuddeen and Jalaj Saxena are the players to watch out for Kerala. Both the teams haven’t lost a single match yet, whoever wins the match will go to the top of the table.
MUM vs DEL Weather Report:
It will be sunny in Mumbai, the temperature will be around 30 degrees Celsius and the humidity will be 54 percent. It will be a full match without any interruption of rain.
The surface here at the Wankhede stadium is a batters paradise and high scores are expected in this match between the two strong batting sides. There will be swing for the pacers at the start. It’s a 180-190 kind of a wicket, whoever wins the toss should bowl first.
Average first innings score:
166 (Last 4 matches of this tournament played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 3, Lost – 1, Tie – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
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DEL vs KER Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Anuj Rawat (wk), Hiten Dalal, Himmat Singh, Ayush Badoni, Pawan Negi, Nitish Rana, Lalit Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Pradeep Sangwan, Simarjeet Singh
Manjot Kalra, Pawan Suyal, Jonty Sidhu, Vaibhav Kandpal, Karan Dagar, Kshitiz Sharma, Siddhant Sharma, Lakshay Thareja, Shivank Vashisht
Sanju Samson (c & wk), Sachin Baby, Robin Uthappa, Vishnu Vinod, Salman Nizar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Jalaj Saxena, Basil Thampi, S Sreesanth, KM Asif, MD Nidheesh
Akshay Chandran, Sudhesan Midhun, Rohan Kunnummal, Vinoop Manoharan
DEL vs KER Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Nitish Rana got a good start to this competition, he has scored 101 runs in 2 matches at an average of 50.5 with a strike rate of 155.38.
Himmat Singh is in excellent form with the bat having scored 85 runs in 2 matches at an average of 85 with a strike rate of 154.54.
Pradeep Sangwan is the pick of the bowler for Delhi in the last couple of matches, he has picked up 6 wickets at an economy of 6.62 with the best figures of 3 for 20.
Lalit Yadav can be a brilliant pick in your Dream11 team as an all-rounder, he is a very destructive batter at the death, has scored 41 runs in 2 matches at a strike rate of 215.78. With his off-breaks, he already picked up 4 wickets at an impressive economy of 4.6.
Mohammed Azharudden has become an overnight star after he scored an unbeaten knock of 137 runs against Mumbai from just 54 balls. Overall in this tournament, he has scored 167 runs in 2 matches at an average of 167 with a tremendous strike rate of 231.94.
Kerala skipper Sanju Samson in 2 matches has scored 54 runs at an average of 27 with a strike rate of 142.10.
Robin Uthappa while opening the batting for Kerala has scored 54 runs in 2 matches at an average of 27 with a strike rate of 142.10.
Jalaj Saxena is the main go-to go bowler for Kerala, he has picked up 6 wickets in 2 matches at an excellent economy of just under 6.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Nitish Rana, Sanju Samson, Lalit Yadav
Vice-Captain Options – Mohammed Azharuddeen, Himmat Singh, Shikhar Dhawan
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DEL vs KER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Mohammed Azharuddeen (vc), Sanju Samson
Batters – Hiten Dalal, Himmat Singh, Nitish Rana (c), Robin Uthappa
All-Rounders – Lalit Yadav, Jalaj Saxena
Bowlers – Pradeep Sangwan, Ishant Sharma, KM Asif
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DEL vs KER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Anuj Rawat, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Sanju Samson (c)
Batters – Shikhar Dhawan, Himmat Singh (vc), Nitish Rana, Sachin Baby
All-Rounders – Jalaj Saxena
Bowlers – Pradeep Sangwan, Simarjeet Singh, Sreesanth
Mohammed Azharuddeen is a budget pick for your Dream11 fantasy team, he has scored the most runs in two matches between both teams, and he is expected to continue the same form in this match also.
Today’s DEL vs KER Probable Winners:
Delhi are expected to win this match.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
Source: The source of this content is our cricket news platform Crictracker.
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