The Elite C Group match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 will be played between Baroda and Himachal Pradesh at the Moti Bagh Stadium in Vadodara.
This match is scheduled to start at 12:00 PM Local Time and IST.
From what we have seen in the first couple of games, it will be safe to term Gujarat as one of the favourites to win the ongoing edition of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. They have won their first couple of games and will now aim to make it three wins in a row.
Taking on them at the Moti Bagh Stadium in Vadodara will be Himachal Pradesh. Rishi Dhawan’s men had a good start to their campaign, as they won their first game. However, morale will be down in their camp as they couldn’t hold their ground against Baroda in their last game.
GUJ vs HIM Weather Report:
It will be sunny in Vadodara tomorrow, with the temperature being around 26 °C. There are no possibilities of rain.
This track will help the batsmen in the first innings, but bowlers will eventually get into the act. A score of around 170 should be competitive here.
Average first innings score:
165 (2 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 match played at this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 0; Lost – 2; Tied – 0
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GUJ vs HIM Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Priyank Panchal, Dhruv Raval, Axar Patel (c), Urvil Patel, Hardik Patel, Roosh Kalaria, Piyush Chawla, Chirag Gandhi, Ripal Patel, Arzan Nagwaswalla, Chintan Gaja
Tejas Patel, Priyesh Patel, Jayveer Parmar, Umag Patel, Karan Patel, Kshitij Patel.
RI Thakur, Prashant Chopra (wk), Pankaj Jaiswal, Mayank Dagar, Ayush Jamwal, Rishi Dhawan (c), Akash Vashist, Amit Kumar, Vaibhav Arora, Ekant Sen, Nitin Sharma
Ankush Bedi, Arpit Guleria, Kanwar Abhinay, Abhimanyu Rana.
GUJ vs HIM Top picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:
Axar Patel has not had a great start of his campaign, but he has over 1600 runs and 120 wickets in the T20 format. Hence, he can be a good pick for captaincy.
Priyank Panchal has been decent in Gujarat’s first couple of games. He has amassed 66 runs, which includes a classy knock 46.
Arzan Nagwaswalla is a major reason behind Gujarat’s fantastic start. He has picked up 8 wickets, which is the highest by any Gujarat bowler so far in this competition.
Rishi Dhawan has not had a good time with the bat in the first two games, but he has picked up 4 wickets with the ball. He has a bowling average of less than 15.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Rishi Dhawan, Axar Patel
Vice-Captain Options – Arzan Nagwaswalla, Priyank Panchal
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for GUJ vs HIM 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Dhruv Raval, Prasanth Chopra
Batters – Urvil Patel, RI Thakur, Priyank Panchal (VC)
All-Rounders – Axar Patel (C), Rishi Dhawan, Vaibhav Arora
Bowlers – Piyush Chawla, Arzan Nagwaswalla, Mayank Dagar
12th Man – Roosh Kalaria
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for GUJ vs HIM 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Dhruv Raval, Prasanth Chopra
Batters – Chirag Gandhi, Amit Kumar, Priyank Panchal
All-Rounders – Axar Patel, Rishi Dhawan (C), Roosh Kalaria
Bowlers – Hardik Patel, Arzan Nagwaswalla (VC), Ayush Jamwal
12th Man – Urvil Patel
The vastly experienced campaigner Piyush Chawla has picked up 3 wickets in the first couple of games. He also has maintained an economy rate of under 5 runs per over. It is advisable to include him in at least one of your 11Wickets Fantasy teams.
Today’s GUJ vs HIM Probable Winners:
Gujarat are expected to win this game.
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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.
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