Baroda will square off against Maharashtra in a fourth-round match of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Saturday. Maharashtra is ahead by 3-2 in head to head battle.
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy details:
The 64th game of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament will be played between Baroda and Maharashtra on 16th of January at Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara.
The game is scheduled to begin at 12:00 PM IST and can be viewed live on FanCode in India.
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Preview:
Krunal Pandya’s Baroda is currently on a roll, they have won all their matches so far and are at the top of their group’s point table. They last played against Chhattisgarh in which they won by 9 wickets.
Maharashtra, on the other hand, have played 3 matches but they managed to win just one match, they lost their last match against Uttarakhand by 6 wickets. Kedhar Jadhav was their highest-scorer for his 61 runs.
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Weather Report:
The weather forecast for this match is good, the temperature is expected to be around 26-30°C on the match day, the sky will be clear and sunny, the game will proceed as scheduled.
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Pitch Report:
The pitch at Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara is a neutral wicket, where neither batsman nor the bowler will have an excessive advantage, there will be a good contest between bat and ball.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
60% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable XIs:
Baroda: Krunal Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Kedar Devdhar, Ninad Rathwa, Smit Patel, Vishnu Solanki, Abhimanyu Rajput, Dhruv Patel, Atit Sheth, Babasafi Pathan, L Meriwala
Bench: Soyeb Sopariya, Ansh Patel, Parth Kohli
Maharashtra: Rahul Tripathi, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Naushad Shaikh, Kedar Jadhav, Ranjeet Nikam, Azim Kazi, Satyajeet Bachhav, Taranjeet Singh Dhillon, Shamshuzma Kazi, Pradeep Dadhe, Mukesh Choudhary
Bench: Dhanraj Pardeshi, Sunny Pandit, Nikhil Naik
BRD vs MAH Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Krunal Pandya is the skipper of the Baroda team, he already has a half-century and 5 wickets so far in three innings.
Kedhar Jadhav has two back to back half-centuries for Maharashtra, he scored 84 runs against Chhattisgarh and another 63 runs against Uttarakhand.
Mukesh Choudhary is the main bowler for Maharashtra, he has taken wickets in every match that he played and has a total of 5 wickets so far which includes a three-wicket haul as well.
Lukman Meriwala is the highest wicket-taker for Baroda, he took a five-wicket haul in his last match against Chhattisgarh and has a total. of 8 wickets.
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Krunal Pandya, Kedhar Jadhav
Vice-Captain – Mukesh Choudhary, Lukman Meriwala
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BRD vs MAH Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Kedhar Devdhar
Batsmen – Ruturaj Gaikwad (VC), Kedar Jadhav, Ninad Rathwa
All-rounders – Krunal Pandya (C), Azim Kazi, Naushad Seikh
Bowlers – Satyjeet Bachhav, Lukman Meriwala, Atit Seth, Mukesh Choudhary
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BRD vs MAH Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Nikhil Naik
Batsmen – Ruturaj Gaikwad, Kedar Jadhav (VC), Ninad Rathwa
All-rounder – Krunal Pandya, Azim Kazi, Naushad Seikh
Bowlers – Satyjeet Bachhav, Lukman Meriwala (C), Atit Seth, Mukesh Choudhary
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Expert Advice:
Neutral pitches mostly favour bowlers in fantasy more than the batsmen, hence it will be a smart move to make an all-rounder dominant or a bowling heavy fantasy team for the small leagues.
BRD vs MAH Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable Winners:
Baroda are high on confidence and is a relatively stronger team and has balance in their team, they are hence favourites to win this match.