In the next game of fifth-round matches of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, reigning champions Karnataka will be squaring off against the Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
KAR vs UP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Details:
The 79th match of Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament will be played between Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh on 18th 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 UP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Preview:
Karnataka are the current champs of the SMAT T20 tournament, they have so far played 4 matches in which they won 3 and lost 1, they are coming into this game with a three-match winning streak, and they last played against Railways in which they won by 2 wickets.
Uttar Pradesh, on the other hand, have lost 3 matches and we’re able to win just 1 of their four matches so far, they won their last match against Tripura by 9 wickets while chasing a score of 123. Karan Sharma was their highest scorer.
KAR vs UP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Weather Report:
The weather forecast in this match is good and the temperature is expected to be around 15-18°C on the match day, the sky will be clear and the match will proceed as scheduled.
KAR vs UP 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:
75% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
KAR vs UP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Injury Update:
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KAR vs UP 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
Uttar Pradesh: Uttar Pradesh: Priyam Garg, Karn Sharma, Suresh Raina, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dhruv Jurel, Aryan Juyal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mohsin Khan, Shivam Mavi, Shiva Singh, Shanu Saini
Bench: Rinku Singh, Madhav Kaushik, Samarth Singh
KAR vs UP Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Suresh Raina is playing in the middle order for Uttar Pradesh and is bowling few overs of off-spin as well, he has 1 half-century in this tournament and would like to perform better.
Bhuvaneshvar Kumar is the swing king for India, he will be a good pick as captaincy option for his all-round capabilities. He has taken wickets and contributed with the bat as well in this tournament.
Devdutt Paddikal is opening for the Karnataka team, in the matches, he scored in double digits but could not convert it into big innings but against Tripura, he might score big.
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.
KAR vs UP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Krishnappa Gowtham, Devdutt Paddikal
Vice-Captain – Suresh Raina, Bhuvaneshvar Kumar
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KAR vs UP Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Dhruv Jurel
Batsmen – Devdutt Paddikal (C), Karun Nair, Suresh Raina, Rohan Kadam
All-rounders – Krishnappa Gowtham, Karan Sharma (VC)
Bowlers – Shreyas Gopal, Abhimanyu Mithun, Bhuvaneshvar Kumar, Shiva Singh
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KAR vs UP Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Druv Jurel
Batsmen – Devdutt Paddikal, Rohan Kadam, Suresh Raina (C), Priyam Garg
All-rounder – Krishnappa Gowtham (VC), Karan Sharma
Bowlers –Abhimanyu Mithun, Prasidh Krishna, Bhuvaneshvar Kumar, Shiva Singh
KAR vs UP Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Expert Advice:
Karnataka is in form team, they have players performing in every department and considering the venue is their home ground pick more players from Karnataka
KAR vs UP 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.