The Elite Group C match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 will be played between Karnataka and Kerala at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
The match is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM local time and IST.
The top two teams of Group C, Karnataka and Kerala are set to lock horns with each other in round four of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 on Friday. Table-toppers Kerala have won all three games they have played in the tournament. Karnataka are not far behind at number two position, with two wins and eight points.
Kerala had the perfect start to their 2021 Vijay Hazare campaign with both batting and bowling units performing well for them. On the other hand, Karnataka made a dominating comeback after facing defeat in their first match. A mouth-watering encounter is expected with both teams flaring with confidence coming into this match.
KAR vs KER Weather Report:
The weather in Chinnaswamy is expected to be delightful with plenty of sunlight. The temperature will hover around the 28-degree mark.
The pitch at Chinnaswamy is always a batting paradise. Lots of runs can be expected in both innings.
Average first innings score:
238 (Last 2 games played on this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 1, Lost – 1, Tie – 0
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Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
KAR vs KER Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Ravikumar Samarth (c), DevduttPadikkal, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, Karun Nair, Aniruddha Joshi, Abhimanyu Mithun, Jagadeesha Suchith, Sharath BR (wk), Shreyas Gopal, Vyshak Vijay Kumar, Prasidh Krishna
Ronit More, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dega Nischal, Rohan Kadam, Aditya Somanna, Darshan MB, Nikin Jose, ShivkumarRakshith, KL Shrijith, Manoj S Bhandage, Shubhang Hegde
Robin Uthappa, Vishnu Vinod, Sanju Samson (wk), Sachin Baby (c), Mohammed Azharuddeen, Vathsal Govind, Kalliparambil Rojith, Jalaj Saxena, MD Nidheesh, S Sreesanth, NP Basil.
Sudhesan Midhun, Vinoop Manoharan, Salman Nizar, Rohan Kunnummal, Akshay Chandran, Sijomon Joseph.
KAR vs KER Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match
Jalaj Saxena is the best pick from the all-rounders for your Dream11 Fantasy team. He averages 26 with his bat and has picked up 112 wickets in his List A career.
Kerala’s opening batsman Robin Uthappa is the leading run-scorer for his side in 2021 Vijay Hazare edition. He has scored 288 runs and is a dependable batsman.
Veteran pacer S Sreesanth is the top wicket-taker for Kerala with a decent economy of 6.28 runs per over.
Devdutt Padikkal has an average of 100.33 in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021. He is the top run-scorer for Karnataka with 301 runs and a century to his name.
Right-arm pacer Prasidh Krishna has taken the most wickets for Karnataka in this tournament. He has 74 wickets to his name in List A cricket at an economy of just over 5 runs per over.
All-rounder Shreyas Gopal has a batting average of 21 in 43 lists A matches. He is also a handy bowler with 70 wickets under his belt.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Sanju Samson, Devdutt Padikkal
Vice-Captain Options – Jalaj Saxena, Robin Uthappa
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KAR vs KER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Sanju Samson
Batters – Robin Uthappa (vc), Devdutt Padikkal (c), Sachin Baby, Mohammed Azharuddeen
All-Rounders – Jalaj Saxena, Shreyas Gopal
Bowlers – Jagadeesha Suchith, S Sreesanth, Prasidh Krishna, Abhimanyu Mithun
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KAR vs KER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper –Sharath BR, Sanju Samson (c), Vishnu Vinod
Batters – Mohammed Azharuddeen, Robin Uthappa, Devdutt Padikkal
All-Rounders – Jalaj Saxena (vc), Shreyas Gopal
Bowlers – S Sreesanth (vc), Prasidh Krishna, Abhimanyu Mithun
It is advisable to pick Sanju Samson as a captain in one of your Dream11 Fantasy teams as he can earn you points with both his batting and wicket-keeping.
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.
Source: The source of this content is our cricket news platform Crictracker.
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