The third-ranked Odisha Lions will be facing off against the already eliminated Odisha Jaguars in the first match of the Friday’s doubleheader in the MGM Odisha T20 cricket league. This is the second encounter between the two sides, Lions defeated Jaguars in the first match by 4 wickets.
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Details:
In the 25th match of the MGM Odisha T20 League 2020-21, Odisha Jaguars and Odisha Lions will lock horns against each other on 8th of January at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack.
The game is scheduled to begin at 3:30 PM IST and the live feed and commentary can be seen on FanCode.
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Preview:
Odisha Jaguars are last on the points table and have been eliminated officially, they will look to play for their pride and will try to spoil the party for the other teams, they managed to win only one game so far. The main reason for their such poor performance is a weak bowling attack.
Odisha Lions, on the other hand, are at the third spot on the points table, they have won 4 matches in 8 games, and every game from here on is crucial for them for the qualification although they have the advantage of 4 points, they are still not in the safe zone.
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Weather Report:
This will be a day game and the sky is once again forecasted be clear and sunny throughout the day and the temperature is to be expected around 32-35°C on the match day, the game will proceed as scheduled.
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Pitch Report:
In last few matches, none of the team were able to cross the margin of 100 in their innings, this shows how much the pitches have slowed down and how difficult it is to score runs on this venue.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
80% of the matches have been won by the team bowling first here in recent 5 matches.
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Probable XIs:
Odisha Jaguars: Kshyama Bal, Shamsul Khan, Anwesh Das, Sunil Sahoo, Abhijit Barik, Girija Rout, Nirbishankar Barik, Nihar Bhuyan, Lagnajit Samal, Manoj Kashyap, Sandeep Chauhan.
Bench: Bibhu Mallick, Rasmil Sahoo, G Chandrasekhar, Dibya Ranjan Das.
Odisha Lions: Sujit Skhetra Lenka, Bikash Rout, Swastik Samal, Subhrajyoti Mishra, Saroj Panda, Rakesh Pattanaik, Deepak Behera, Biswabhusan Bihari, Chinmay Sahoo, Nauttam Bhanja, Abhisek Giri.
Bench: Ajay Goura, Durgaprasad Behera, Anshuman Tripathy.
ODL vs ODJ Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Deepak Behera is the bowling all-rounder for the Lions, he has been amongst the wickets recently, in fact in his last two bowling performances, he took 3 wickets in one and 4 wickets in the other game, not only does he perform with the ball but also he has scored a decent amount of runs with the bat as well.
Nirbhishankar Barik is the highest fantasy points scorer from the Jaguars in the entire league, he has been performing with both ball and bat in hand. In his last five innings, he has 9 wickets which include a 4 wicket haul.
Rakesh Pattanaik is from the Lions team, he is their batting all-rounder and is one of the must-picks for every fantasy manager, he has been providing a decent amount of fantasy points every match. In his last five innings, he scored 80 odd runs and also took 6 wickets.
Sibhasish Sahoo is the main bowler for the Lions, in his recent five innings, he took 8 wickets and will remain important for this match as well.
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Nirbhishankar Barik, Deepak Behera.
Vice-Captain – Sibhasish Sahoo, Rakesh Pattanaik.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ODL vs ODJ Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Sujit Skhetra Lenka
Batsmen – Bikash Rout, Swastik Samal, Rasmi Sahoo
All-rounders – Nirbhishankar Barik, Rakesh Pattanaik (VC), Deepak Behera (C)
Bowlers – Nauttam Bhanja, Lagnajit Samal, Sibhasish Sahoo, Manoj Kashyap
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ODL vs ODJ Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Sujit Skhetra Lenka
Batsmen – Rasmi Sahoo, Bikash Rout, Swastik Samal
All-rounders – Girija Rout, Nirbhishankar Barik (c), Rakesh Pattanaik, Deepak Behera
Bowlers – Lagnajit Samal, Sibhasish Sahoo, Manoj Kashyap (vc)
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Expert Advice:
After analyzing in the last few matches the pitch condition and its behaviour, it will be a wise decision to add more all-rounders and bowlers in your fantasy teams than the batsmen as the pitch has become old and are favouring the bowlers now. So make the teams accordingly.
ODL vs ODJ MGM Odisha T20 Match 25 Probable Winners:
Odisha Lions are a much stronger side than the Jaguars, they have a good bowling attack and a decent batting order as well and hence are expected to win this contest.