In third-round matches of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, high on confidence Gujarat will be squaring off against Himachal on Thursday. Gujarat are coming off back to back wins while Himachal had to bear a loss in their last match.
GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Details:
The 45th match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy will be played between Gujrat and Himachal on 13th 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.
GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Preview:
Gujrat will be high on morale after two back to back wins to start their season, they last played against Uttarakhand in which they won by 73 runs, while batting first they posted 172 runs and Priyank Panchal was their highest-scorer with 46 runs.
Himachal Pradesh, on the other hand, won their first match but had to settle for a loss in the second one, they lost their recent match against Baroda, Prashant Chopra was once again their top scorer with 39 runs.
GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Weather Report:
This will be a day game hence it will be little warmer and the temperature is expected to be around 28-30°C on the match day, the sky will be covered with few broken clouds but there are no chances of rain, the game will proceed as scheduled.
GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Pitch Report:
The surface at Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara is a balanced one, there will be a battle between ball and bat and all-rounder will have the most importance on this venue.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
60% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Injury Update:
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GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable XIs:
Gujrat: Priyank Panchal, Dhruv Raval, Tejas Patel, Axar Patel, Piyush Chawla, Roosh Kalaria, Urvil Patel, Priyesh Patel, Chintan Gaja, Arzan Nagwaswalla, Hardik Patel
Bench: Devang Gandhi, Kshitij Patel, Jayveer Parmar
Himanchal: R Thakur, Amit Kumar, Ekant Sen, Nitin Sharma, Abhimanyu Rana, Kanwar Abhinay Singh, Ankush Bedi, Rishi Dhawan, Pankaj Jaiswal, Prashant Chopra, Vaibhav Arora
Bench: Mayank Dagar, Arpit Guleria, Ayush Jamwal
GUJ vs HIM Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Piyush Chawla is the leg spinner playing for the Gujrat team, he can contribute with the bat as well when needed, he took 3 wickets in his last match against Uttarakhand.
Priyank Panchal missed his half-century in his last match he got out on 47 runs, he scored another 21 runs in the first match and is batting as an opener. He has the ability to score big runs.
Pradhant Chopra is the wicketkeeper-batsman from the Himachal Pradesh, he can provide fantasy points from both behind and in front of the wicket. He scored 39 runs in his last innings and 31 runs in his first match.
Rishi Dhawan is the skipper of the Himachal Pradesh team. He took 3 wickets in a match against Chhattisgarh and 1 wicket against Baroda in his last match, the good thing about his fantasy value is that he is batting in upper middle-order.
GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Priyank Panchal, Prashant Chopra
Vice-Captain – Rishi Dhawan, Piyush Chawla
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for GUJ vs HIM Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Prashant Chopra
Batsmen – Priyank Panchal, Urvil Patel, Amit Kumar
All-rounders – Rishi Dhawan, Vaibhav Arora, Axar Patel (C)
Bowlers – Mayank Dagar, Piyush Chawla, Arzan Nagwaswala (VC), Hardik Patel
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for GUJ vs HIM Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Prashant Chopra (VC)
Batsmen – Priyank Panchal (C), Urvil Patel, Dipak Patel
All-rounder – Rishi Dhawan, Axar Patel, Vaibhav Arora
Bowlers – Mayank Dagar, Piyush Chawla, Arzan Nagwaswala, Ayush Jamwal
GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Expert Advice:
Since this is not an outright batting or bowling pitch hence for an ideal fantasy team at this venue, you should have a balance between batsmen, all-rounders and bowlers for the small leagues.
GUJ vs HIM Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable Winners:
Gujrat is a relatively stronger team and is ahead in the head to head matches by 2-1, Gujrat is favourite to win this contest.