The 9th match of the Odisha Cricket League 2020/21 will be played between Odisha Panthers and Odisha Tigers at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack.
The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 PM local time and IST and it will be streamed live on Fancode.
Fans of Odisha Cricket League will be in for a treat on the very first day of 2021, as the two most formidable sides will go head-to-head in Friday’s afternoon game. It will be the table-toppers Odisha Panthers taking on a spirited Odisha Tigers side.
The Panthers have not only won the 3 games they have played so far, but have also won them quite comfortably, which has handed them a handsome net run rate. Tigers might have lost one of their 3 games, but they have looked like a well-gelled unit. Only time will tell whether the start of 2021 will mark an upset in the Odisha Cricket League.
ODT vs OPA Weather Report for Match 11:
Cuttack’s weather will be as pleasant as ever before on new year’s day, with the temperature being around 27 °C and chances of rain being 10% only.
The pitch at Barabati Stadium is expected to stay true to its original nature and make lives difficult for the batsmen. A score of 140 should be competitive here.
Average first innings score:
126 (Last 5 matches of this tournament played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 2, Lost – 3, Tie – 0
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Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ODT vs OPA Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Ayush Naik, Girija Sankar Barik, Amin Khan, Debasish Ashok Samantray (c), Dibyashakti Chakrabarty, Rakesh Gochhayat (wk), B Shiva, Harshit Rathod, Rajkishan Patel, Sanjay Das, Shekhar Majhi
Minal Parida, Uttsab Bhoi, Samir Mandal, Rupak Pradhan, Sangram Majhi
Ranjit Paikaray, Ankit Singh, Shubham Nayak, Pradeep Pradhan, Binit Mohanty, Alok Chandra Sahoo, Nisikanta Rout, Basant Mohanty, Abhishek Yadav, Jayanta Behera, Sidhant Jena
Krushna Barik, Sparsh Somani, Dinesh Srivastav, Chandramani Biswal, Ashutosh Das.
ODT vs OPA Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Sanjay Das has been bowling well for the Tigers. He has picked up 5 wickets already and has maintained an average of under 20.
Rajkishan Patel is another Tigers bowler who has is enjoying a great run of form currently. Patel has picked up 5 wickets as well, while his economy rate is under 8 runs per over.
For Odisha Panthers, Alok Chandra Sahoo is expected to lead the bowling department. He has picked up 6 wickets and has a brilliant economy rate of slightly over 6 runs per over.
Sidhant Jena can be effective with the bat for the Panthers. He has scored 87 runs, which has come at an average of over 40 and a strike rate of over 145.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Rajkishan Patel, Alok Chandra Sahoo
Vice-Captain Options – Sanjay Das, Sidhant Jena
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ODT vs OPA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Dibyashakti Chakrabarty
Batters – Ayush Naik, Ankit Singh, Abhishek Yadav
All-Rounders – Sidhant Jena, Alok Chandra Sahoo (C), Amin Khan
Bowlers – Pradeep Pradhan, Basant Mohanty, Rajkishan Patel, Sanjay Das (VC)
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ODT vs OPA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Rakesh Gochhayat
Batters – Debasish Ashok Samantray, Ankit Singh, Abhishek Yadav
All-Rounders – Sidhant Jena (VC), Alok Chandra Sahoo, Amin Khan
Bowlers – Pradeep Pradhan, Shekhar Majhi, Rajkishan Patel (C), Sanjay Das
The track at Barabati Stadium has been heavily favouring the bowlers. For your Mega League team, you can take a risk by picking a bowler as your captain.
Today’s ODT vs OPA Probable Winners:
Odisha Panthers 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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