In yet another third-round match of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, reigning champions Karnataka will be squaring off against the North-eastern team Tripura on Thursday.
KAR vs TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy details:
The 41st game of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament will be played between Karnataka and Tripura on 14th of January at KSCA cricket ground 3, Alur.
The game is scheduled to begin at 12:00 PM IST and can be viewed live on FanCode in India.
KAR vs TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Preview:
Karnataka, the current champs, are coming to this game after a thrashing defeat against Punjab, while batting first they managed to post a total of just 125 runs which Punjab chased down with 9 wickets still in the hut.
Rohan Kadam was their highest-scorer with 32 runs, Devdutt Paddikal got a start but once again failed to convert the start into a big innings.
Tripura, on the other hand, have lost both their matches in fact they have lost all their last 5 matches, they stand no chance against a team like Karnataka.
KAR vs TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Weather Report:
The weather forecast in this match is not so promising as the sky is forecasted to have overcast conditions and the temperature is expected to be around 23-25°C on the match day, there may be rain delay and a shortened match can be expected.
KAR vs TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Pitch Report:
The surface at KSCA cricket ground, Alur is traditionally a neutral/balanced pitch, where both batsmen and bowlers will have equal opportunities to perform, a score of 155 is a fighting total on this venue, it supports spin a bit especially in second innings.
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 TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Injury Update:
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KAR vs TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable XIs:
Karnataka: Karun Nair, Pavan Deshpande, Devdutt Padikkal, Roham Kadam, KL Shrijith, BR Sharath, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jagadeesha Suchith, Abhimanyu Mithun, Prasidh Krishna
Bench: Prateek Jain, V Koushik, Ronit More
Tripura: Manishankar Murasingh, Kaushal Acharjee, Joydeep Banik, Udiyan Bose, Bishal Ghosh, Milind Kumar, Samrat Singha, Arkaprabha Sinha, Saurabh Das, Rana Dutta, Tushar Saha
Bench: Pratyush Singh, Rajat Dey, Subham Ghosh
KAR vs TRP Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Devdutt Paddikal is opening for the Karnataka team, in the last few matches, he scored in double digits but could not convert it into big innings but against Tripura, he might score big.
Karun Nair is the captain and opener for the Karnataka, he too had a similar start like Devdutt but couldn’t manage to score big, he too will be an important fantasy pick.
Krishnappa Gowtham is the spinning all-rounder and is batting at one down he will be a safe captaincy option as he is expected to provide points both with bat and ball.
Abhimanyu Mithun is the strike bowler and swings the ball both ways, he will be a used as captaincy option if Karnataka bowls first.
KAR vs TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Krishnappa Gowtham, Devdutt Paddikal
Vice-Captain – Abhimanyu Mithun, Karun Nair.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KAR vs TRP Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Jaydeep Banik
Batsmen – Devdutt Paddikal (VC), Bishal Ghosh, Karun Nair
All-rounders – Krishnappa Gowtham (C), Milind Kumar, Manishankar Murasingh
Bowlers – Shreyas Gopal, Abhimanyu Mithun, Prasidh Krishna, Jagadisha Suchit
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KAR vs TRP Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Jaydeep Manik
Batsmen – Devdutt Paddikal, Karun Nair (VC), Samrat Singha
All-rounder – Krishnappa Gowtham, Milind Kumar, Manishankar Murasingh
Bowlers – Shreyas Gopal, Abhimanyu Mithun, Prasidh Krishna (C), Jagadisha Suchit
KAR vs TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Expert Advice:
The skill gap between the two sides is huge and hence it will be a wise decision to pick 7 players from Karnataka and only 4 players from Tripura in your fantasy team for the small leagues.
KAR vs TRP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable Winners:
Karnataka is the current domestic T20 champions and they are a very strong team. They are hence favourites to win this match.