In the second-round matches of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021. Karnataka will be squaring off against Punjab on Tuesday, both the teams are high on confidence after winning their first round of matches.
KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Details:
The 20th game of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament will be played between Karnataka and Punjab on 12th of January at KSCA cricket ground, Alur.
The game is scheduled to begin at 12:30 PM IST and can be viewed live on FanCode in India.
KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Preview:
Karnataka is a champion side and has been recently dominating the domestic tournaments in all formats, they played their series opener against Jammu and Kashmir, in which they won by 43 runs, Prasidh Krishna was the man of the match for his bowling figures of 3 wickets in 3.2 overs.
Punjab, on the other hand, has been consistently featuring in the semis of this tournament in the recent years and are a strong side themselves, they played their first match against Uttar Pradesh in which they won by 11 runs, Suresh Raina scored a half-century for UP in that match.
KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Weather Report:
The weather forecast is not good, the temperature is expected to be around 18-21°C on the match day, the sky will be covered with dark clouds and there are chances of rain coming down during the match.
KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Pitch Report:
The surface at KSCA cricket ground is a balanced one, where both batsmen and bowlers, especially the faster ones enjoy equally and the average total score of 145 is a fighting total. Initially, the swing bowlers will get help from the pitch under the overcast conditions and bowlers will be slightly more important for fantasy purposes.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
100% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Injury Update:
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KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable XIs:
Karnataka: Karun Nair, Pavan Deshpande, Devdutt Padikkal, Roham Kadam, KV Siddharth, KL Shrijith, BR Sharath, Anirudha Joshi, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jagadeesha Suchith
Bench: Abhimanyu Mithun, Prasidh Krishna, Prateek Jain
Punjab: Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Abhishek Sharma, Ramandeep Singh, Siddharth Kaul, Barinder Singh Sran, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Singh Brar, Baltej Singh Dhanda, Krishan, Gitansh Khera
Bench: Rohan Marwaha, Abhinav Sharma, Prabhsimran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh
KAR vs PUN Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Prabhsimran Singh is the wicket-keeper batsman for the Punjab team, he also opens the innings for his team, hence will get more balls to play and will enjoy powerplay overs, he was the highest scorer with 43 runs for Punjab in the game against Uttar Pradesh.
Prasidh Krishna is the tall fast bowler from the Karnataka, he has pace and bounce, also he can use variations whenever needed hence he will be a key fantasy pick in this game, he took 3 wickets against J&K.
Krishnan Shrijit is the middle-order wicketkeeper-batsman for the Karnataka, he was their highest scorer in last match with a score of 48 runs off 31 balls. Since he is a wicketkeeper, he will score additional fantasy points.
Devdutt Padikal is the opener for the Karnataka, he was in phenomenal form in recent IPL tournament, he could not score big in his first match and got out merely on a score of 17.
KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Devdutt Padikal, Prasidha Krishna
Vice-Captain – Krishnan Shrijit, Prabhsimranjeet.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KAR vs PUN Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Krishnan Shrijit
Batsmen – Devdutt Padikal (C), Anmolpreet Singh, Karun Nair
All-rounders – Krishnappa Gowtham, Abhishek Sharma
Bowlers – Arshdeep Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Shreyas Gopal, Siddhartha Kaul, Prasidha Krishna (VC)
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KAR vs PUN Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Prabhsimran Singh
Batsmen – Devdutt Padikal, Gukeerat Singh, Mandeep Singh
All-rounders – Krishnappa Gowtham (C), Abhishek Sharma (VC)
Bowlers – Arshdeep Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Shreyas Gopal, Siddhartha Kaul, Prasidha Krishna
KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Expert Advice:
The conditions at KSCA cricket ground, Alur has been supporting the team bowling first, also the bowlers are getting help from the pitch hence it will be wise decision to pick more batters from the team batting side and pick more bowlers than batsmen for this venue.
KAR vs PUN Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable Winners:
Karnataka is a strong and well-balanced team, they have players that are consistently performing this season hence they are favourite to win this match.