In the second match of the Friday’s double-header day in MGM Odisha T20 cricket league, Odisha Cheetahs will be locking horns against Odisha Pumas. This will be the second encounter between the two sides, Pumas won the first match by 6 wickets.
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Details:
The 26th game of the Odisha T20 League 2020-21 will be played between Odisha Cheetahs and Odisha Pumas on 8th of January at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack.
The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM IST and the live feed and commentary can be seen on FanCode.
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Preview:
Odisha Pumas have virtually qualified for the semi-finals but they would like to finish in top two with a win or two in the remaining matches. Pumas last played against the Lions in which they got defeated narrowly. They have two more games in their hand and would like to win at least one of them.
Odisha Cheetahs, on the other hands, are at the edge of the qualification and only two wins in remaining two matches can save them from elimination, they last played against the table-toppers i.e. Odisha Panthers in which they lost by 6 wickets.
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Weather Report:
Since this will be a night game hence the temperature will be a little on the cooler side around 25-28°C on the matchday and the sky will be clear and but the game will proceed as scheduled.
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Pitch Report:
The pitch at the Barabati cricket stadium has slowed down considerably and balls are not coming onto the bat, they are unable to score runs freely and bowlers are getting wickets on regular basis. The average total score has also gone down up to 119 runs.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
80% of the matches have been won by the chasing side here in recent 5 matches.
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Probable XIs:
Odisha Pumas: Kameshwar Barik, Soubhagya Mohanty, Abhinash Nayak, Sandeep Patnaik, Prashantha Rana, Pratik Anurag Das, Jitendra Thapa, Dhiraj Singh, Debashis Makakud, Badal Nishad, Tukuna Sahoo.
Bench: Purnachandra Majhi, Aravinda Singh, Illu Gochhayat, Prayash K Singh.
Odisha Cheetahs: Amit Sahoo, Sourav Gouda, Anurag Sarangi, Ramachandra Behera, Maroju Prasanth, Mojakir Khan, Mrunmay Tripathy, Badal Bhol, Abhijeet Hota, Abhishek Raut, Manoj Barik.
Bench: Prasanta Baral, Suman Mohapatra, Korapu Sandeep.
ODC vs OPU MGM Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Tukuna Sahoo is the main player from the Pumas side and has been performing equally well with both bat and ball, in his last five innings he has a total of 6 wickets and 125 runs to his name and he will be the best captaincy pick for the small leagues.
Sandeep Pattanaik is the batting all-rounder for the Pumas, he recently scored an unbeaten 51 runs off 47 balls and also took 1 wicket against the Panthers, he has 2 half-centuries to his name in last five innings.
Dhiraj Singh is the highest wicket-taker from the Pumas team, he has taken a total of 7 wickets in his last four innings. He does not get to bat normally but is a good fielder.
Manoj Barik is the main bowler for the Cheetahs, he has taken wickets in every match in recent five matches, he has a total of 7 wickets in those five matches, he will be a safe small league pick.
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Tukuna Sahoo, Sandeep Pattanaik.
Vice-Captain – Dhiraj Singh, Manoj Barik.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ODC vs OPU Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Sourav Gouda
Batsmen – Anurag Sarangi, Sandeep Patnaik, Ramachandra Behera (VC), Prasantha Rana
All-rounders – Abhishek Raut, Prayash Singh, Pratik Das
Bowlers – Tukuna Sahoo (C), Dhiraj Singh, Manoj Barik
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ODC vs OPU Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Sourav Gouda
Batsmen – Sandeep Patnaik, Ramachandra Behera, Prasantha Rana, Anurag Sarangi
All-rounders – Abhishek Raut, Prayash Singh (C)
Bowlers – Tukuna Sahoo, Dhiraj Singh, Manoj Barik (VC), Mrunmay Tripathy
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Expert Advice:
The average score at this venue has been around 95 runs in recent few matches and after analyzing the changed playing condition at this venue, a fantasy team loaded with more bowlers and all-rounders will be more suitable and will have better chances of getting higher points.
ODC vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 26 Probable Winners:
Odisha Pumas have head to head advantage over the Cheetahs and has also better bowling attack, hence they are expected to win this match.