The 2nd game at Wankhede of second-round matches of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will see host Mumbai squaring off against Kerala on Wednesday. Mumbai lost their first game at their home against Delhi while Kerala is coming off a victory.
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Details:
The 38th game of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament will be played between host Mumbai and visitor Kerala on 13th of January at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
The game is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM IST and can be viewed live on FanCode in India.
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Preview:
Host Mumbai is coming off a loss at their home against the Delhi in the first-round match, they were asked to chase 206 runs but they could manage only 130 runs and get all-out before the completion of 20 overs, Shivam Dube was their best player he scored 70 odd runs for his team while chasing.
Kerala, on the other hand, will be high on morale after the victory in their first match of the season, they won against Pondicherry by 6 wickets while chasing a score of 139 in 19th over itself. Sanju Samson was their highest-scorer with 32 runs.
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Weather Report:
This will be a night game and hence the temperature is expected to be littler cooler around 25-28°C on the match day, the sky will be clear mostly with few scattered clouds and there are no chances of rain, the game will proceed as scheduled.
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy Pitch Report:
The surface at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai is traditionally a batting-friendly pitch, where batsmen will enjoy batting and stoke-making will be a little bit easier. The bounce at Wankhede is the highest amongst all the venues in India and leg-spinners tends to do well on this pitch.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
60% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Injury Update:
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MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable XIs:
Mumbai: Suryakumar Yadav, Aditya Tare, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Siddhesh Lad, Shivam Dube, Shubham Ranjane, Shams Mulani, Hardik Tamore, Akash Parkar, Sufiyan Shaikh, Arjun Tendulkar.
Bench: Dhawal Kulkarni, Aakarshit Gomel, Sarfaraz Khan, Minad Manjrekar.
Kerala: Sanju Samson, Sachin Baby, Jalaj Saxena, Robin Uthappa, Abhishek Mohan SL, Vinoop S Manoharan, Mohammed Azharuddeen M, Rohan S Kunnummal, Midhun S, Vatsal Govind Sharma, Rojith KG
Bench: Basil Thampi, S Sreesanth, Nidheesh MD
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Sanju Samson is the wicket-keeper batsman for the Kerala team, he was recently in the Indian T20I team in Australia and was also Kerala’s highest-scorer in the first match, he will provide extra fantasy points with his wicketkeeping skills as well.
Jalaj Saxena was the best bowler for Kerala in the first match he took 3 wickets for his team and helped to restrict the opponents to a low score.
Shivam Dubey is the Indian international batting all-rounder, he is playing in the middle-order for the Mumbai in this tournament and will bowl some overs as well, he scored a half-century in the last match but in losing cause.
Surya Kumar Yadav is the captain of Mumbai team, he is batting in the top-order for them, his talent is known to everyone he has consistent scorer in recent IPL and will look to score more runs in domestic circuit to knock the selector’s door for the Indian team.
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Sanju Samson, Surya Kumar Yadav
Vice-Captain – Shivam Dubey, Jalaj Saxena.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MUM vs KER Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Sanju Samson (VC), Aditya Tare
Batsmen – Robin Uthappa, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Sarfaraz Khan, Yashasvi Jaiswal
All-rounders – Jalaj Saxena, Shivam Dube
Bowlers – Basil Thampi, Tushar Deshpande, Sudheshan Midhun
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MUM vs KER Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Sanju Samson
Batsmen – Robin Uthappa (VC), Suryakumar Yadav, Sachin Baby, Sarfaraz Khan
All-rounder – Jalaj Saxena, Shivam Dube (C)
Bowlers – Basil Thampi, Tushar Deshpande, Sudheshan Midhun, Shams Mulani
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Expert Advice:
The Wankhede Stadium is known for batting-friendly pitches. The pitches have historically been supporting batsmen and fast bowlers. In last game, 200+ was scored hence try to stack your fantasy teams with more batsmen especially those batting in the top-order.
MUM vs KER Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Probable Winners:
Mumbai is a relatively stronger team and also has the home advantage. They are hence favourites to win this match.