The Elite A Group match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 will be played between Karnataka and Tripura at KSCA Cricket (3) Ground, Alur.
The match is scheduled to start at 12:00 PM local time and IST.
Hosts Karnataka and Tripura will go one on one against each other in the Elite A Group match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 on Thursday here at KSCA Cricket (3) Ground, Alur. Having started the tournament with a convincing victory over Jammu and Kashmir, defending champions Karnataka lost their 2nd match against Punjab easily by 9 wickets which made them push down to 3rd spot in the Elite A Group standings. With 3 matches left for them in the group stages, they need to win all their matches to top the table.
On the other hand, Tripura didn’t start the tournament to their expectations as they lost their first 2 matches against Railways and Jammu & Kashmir respectively. They batted quite well in their first match against Railways but failed to score a reasonable score against Jammu & Kashmir as they only managed to score 93 runs. Milind Kumar and Sankar Paul with the most runs and wickets respectively for Tripura in this competition if they play their roles they have got more chances of giving competition for Karnataka.
KAR vs TRP Weather Report:
It will be partly cloudy in Alur, with the temperature ranging between 25 to 26 degrees Celsius and the humidity will be 66 percent. There is no chance of precipitation for this match.
By considering the last two matches played on this ground, it’s a good sporting wicket with equal support for the batters and also for bowlers, the team batting second has won 2 out of 2 matches hence bowling first is a good option.
Average first innings score:
151 (Last two matches of this tournament played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 2, Lost – 0, Tie – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
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KAR vs TRP Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Devdutt Padikkal, Karun Nair, KL Shrijith (wk), Krishnappa Gowtham, Abhimanyu Mithun, Ronit More, Jagadeesha Suchith, Prasidh Krishna, Aniruddha Joshi, Rohan Kadam, Pavan Deshpande
Krishnamurthy Siddharth, Sharath BR, Shreyas Gopal, Manoj S Bhandage, Praveen Dubey, V Koushik, Prateek Jain, Darshan M B, Shubham Hegde, Prateek Jain
Bishal Ghosh, Arkaprabha Sinha (wk), Milind Kumar, Rajat Dey, Manisankar Murasingh (c), Ajoy Sarkar, Abhijit Sarkar, Tushar Saha, Udiyan Bose, Sankar Paul, Chandan Roy
Rana Dutta, Kaushal Acharjee, Samrat Singha, Saurabh Das, Pratyush Singh, Joydeep Banik, Subham Ghosh
KAR vs TRP Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Krishnappa Gowtham has bowled well in the last couple of matches for Karnataka by not conceding too many runs, he had picked up 3 wickets at an economy of 5.12. With the bat, he has scored 14 runs at a strike rate of 100.
Last year’s leading run-scorer Devdutt Padikkal struggling to make big runs in this competition after getting good starts, in 2 matches he has scored 37 runs at a strike rate of 108.82. He is expected to score big runs against Tripura.
Karnataka skipper Karun Nair has got decent starts while opening the batting, he has scored 40 runs in 2 matches at a strike rate of 133.33
Wicketkeeper KL Shrijith is well known for his hard-hitting at the middle and death overs, has scored 48 runs in 2 matches at a strike rate of 145.45.
Milind Kumar has scored 63 runs in 2 matches at an average of 63 with a strike rate of 140.
All-rounder Sankar Paul has been brilliant with both bat and ball, he already had picked 4 wickets in 2 matches at an economy of 5.12, while with the bat he has scored 27 runs at a strike rate of 77.14.
Bishal Ghosh in 2 matches has scored 45 runs at an average of 22.5 with a strike rate of 118.42.
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Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Karun Nair, Devdutt Padikkal, KL Shrijith
Vice-Captain Options – Milind Kumar, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sankar Paul
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KAR vs TRP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – KL Shrijith
Batters – Bishal Ghosh, Devdutt Padikkal, Rohan Kadam, Karun Nair (c)
All-Rounders – Manisankar Murasingh, Milind Kumar, Krishnappa Gowtham (vc)
Bowlers – Sankar Paul, Prasidh Krishna, Jagadeesha Suchith
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KAR vs TRP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Arkaprabha Sinha, KL Shrijith
Batters – Udiyan Bose, Pavan Deshpande, Devdutt Padikkal (c)
All-Rounders – Manisankar Murasingh, Milind Kumar (vc), Krishnappa Gowtham
Bowlers – Sankar Paul, Prasidh Krishna, Abhimanyu Mithun
Devdutt Padikkal and Karun Nair are getting starts but failed to score big runs on both occasions, if they hang in there for a long time, they can be a dangerous duo for the opposition bowlers. It is advisable to include both in your Dream11 fantasy teams.
Today’s KAR vs TRP Probable Winners:
Karnataka 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.
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