In the last match of the Tuesday triple-header matchday in MGM Odisha T20 cricket league, Odisha Panthers will be locking horns against Odisha Lions. This will be the second encounter between the two sides, Panthers won the first match by 7 wickets.
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Details:
The 20th game of the Odisha T20 League 2020-21 will be played between Odisha Panthers and Odisha Lions on 5th 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.
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Preview:
This will be the second game of the day for the Lions after playing their rematch against Jaguars in the morning, Odisha Lions are currently standing on the 4th spot on the points table, they have 2 wins in five matches, their last game was against the Tigers in which they won by a huge margin of 67 runs, while batting first they posted a score of 147 in 20 overs for the loss of 9 wickets.
While for Odisha Panthers, the table toppers, they have won every game that they have played and are yet to be defeated, they came very close to their first defeat against the Jaguars in the last game which was a tie, but they managed to save their undefeated streak in the super over. They currently have performers in both batting and bowling department.
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Weather Report:
This will be a night game so the temperature is expected to be little cooler around 21-25°C on the match day and the sky will have some scattered clouds and but the game will proceed as scheduled.
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Pitch Report:
The pitch at the Barabati cricket stadium has slowed down considerably and balls are not coming onto the bat as the batsmen would have liked, they are unable to score runs freely and as a result, bowlers are getting wickets on a regular basis.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
60% of the matches have been won by the chasing side here in recent 5 matches.
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Probable XIs:
Odisha Panthers: Krushna Barik, Sparsh Somani, Ankit Singh, Abhishek Yadav, Pradeep Pradhan, Alok Chandra Sahoo, Chandramani Biswal, Basant Mohanty, Jayanta Behera, Sidhant Jena, Subham Nayak.
Bench: Ranjit Paikaray, Nishikanta Rout, Dinesh Srivastav.
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 OPA Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Alok Chandra Sahoo is the bowling all-rounder for the Panthers. He has taken wickets in every match that he has played so far and has a total of 10 wickets in 5 matches. He also has 70 runs to his name.
Rakesh Pattanaik is the top-order batting all-rounder for the Lions. So far he has scored 80 odd runs and has also taken 5 wickets for his team in five innings. In recent matches, he was promoted to the top-order and has since then been scoring a decent amount of runs for his side.
Abhishek Yadav is one of the leading run-scorers not only for the Panthers but also in the entire league, he has 2 half-centuries to his name in a league where run-scoring has been really challenging. He has a total of 170 odd runs to his name and can also bowl as a part-timer if needed.
Pradeep Pradhan is the main bowler for the Panthers, he has taken wickets in every match so far except for the last game and has a total of 8 wickets in five innings. He can be tried as punt Grand League multiplier choice for this match.
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Rakesh Pattanaik, Alok Sahoo.
Vice-Captain – Abhishek Yadav, Pradeep Pradhan.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ODL vs OPA Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Sujit Skhetra Lenka
Batsmen – Abhishek Yadav, Bikash Rout, Swastik Samal
All-rounders –Alok Chandra Sahoo (C), Rakesh Pattanaik, Deepak Behera
Bowlers – Nautam Bhanja, Sibhasish Sahoo (VC), Pradeep Pradhan, Basant Mohanty
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ODL vs OPA Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Ranjit Paikaray
Batsmen – Abhishek Yadav (VC), Bikash Rout, Ankit Singh
All-rounders – Alok Chandra Sahoo, Rakesh Pattanaik (C)
Bowlers – Nautam Bhanja, Sibhasish Sahoo, Pradeep Pradhan, Basant Mohanty, Subham Nayak
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Expert Advice:
Considering the changed playing condition in 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.
ODL vs OPA MGM Odisha T20 Match 20 Probable Winners:
Panthers are undefeated in the league. They also have head to head advantage over the Lions and have a better bowling attack. Hence, they will expectedly win this match.