In the first match of yet another doubleheader in Odisha T20 cricket league, Odisha Lions will be facing off against Odisha Panthers. Both the teams have played one match each in the tournament.
ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Details
Odisha Lions and Odisha Panthers will lock horns in the 5th game of the Odisha T20 League 2020-21 on 29th of December at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack.
The game will begin at 3:30 PM IST and the live feed and commentary can be seen on FanCode.
ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Preview
Odisha Panthers won their first match of the tournament against the Pumas, while bowling first they restricted the Pumas to a below-par score of 141 runs which the Panthers chased down in the 16th over itself with 9 wickets remaining.
Sidhant Jena was the highest scorer for the Panthers with 63 runs in just 39 balls, which included 5 fours and 5 sixes, in the bowling department Pradeep Pradhan took 4 wickets in 4 overs while giving away just 20 runs. Odisha Lions played their first match against the Tigers.
ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Weather Report
The temperature is expected to be around 25-31°C on the match day and the sky will be clear and the game will proceed as scheduled.
ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Pitch Report
The pitch at the Barabati cricket stadium is neutral sporting wicket, batsmen can score once they are set and bowlers are getting wickets for their variation and spin. It is thus, overall, a wicket that supports both good batting and good bowling.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
Teams batting second have won 50% of the last 5 games at this venue.
ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Injury Update:
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ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Probable XIs:
Odisha Lions: Sujit Skhetra Lenka, Bikash Rout, Swastik Samal, Subhrajyoti Mishra, Saroj Panda, Rakesh Pattanaik, Deepak Behera, Biswabhusan Bihari, Chinmay Sahoo, Nauttam Bhanja, Abhishek Giri.
Bench: Ajay Goura, Durgaprasad Behera, Anshuman Tripathy.
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.
ODL vs OPA Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Sidhant Jena played a match-winning knock of 63 runs off just 39 balls while chasing a score of 63 runs, his innings included 5 boundaries and 5 towering sixes. He is a good multiplier option in leagues of all sizes.
Pradeep Pradhan impressed everyone with his variations with the ball, he took 4 wickets and bowled with an economy of just 5 in 4 overs. He is an attacking bowler and has the wicket-taking ability. He is a must-have pick.
Ankit Singh, while opening the batting for the Panthers, scored a well made 43 runs and was playing a role of sheet anchor, he smashed 4 boundaries in his innings and played the new ball pretty well.
ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Sidhant Jena, Pradeep Pradhan
Vice-Captain – Ankit Singh, Rakesh Pattanaik
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ODL vs OPA Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper –Ranjit Paikary
Batsmen – Bikash Rout, Ankit Singh, Subhrajyoti Mishra
All-rounders – Alok Chandra Sahoo (VC), Sidhant Jena, Rakesh Pattanaik (C)
Bowlers – Pradeep Pradhan, Basant Mohanty, Sibhasish Sahoo, Alok Mangaraj
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ODL vs OPA Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper –Sujit Skhetra Lenka
Batsmen – Ankit Singh, Subhrajyoti Mishra, Swastik Samal
All-rounders – Alok Chandra Sahoo, Sidhant Jena (VC), Rakesh Pattanaik
Bowlers – Pradeep Pradhan (C), Nauttam Bhanja, Sibhasish Sahoo, Alok Mangaraj
ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Expert Advice:
The pitch is supporting both good batting and good bowling, try to pick more batsmen and also don’t forget to keep death bowlers and spin bowlers in your fantasy team to achieve maximum fantasy points.
ODL vs OPA Odisha T20 Match 5 Probable Winners:
Odisha Panthers have winning momentum going with them. Their team registered a dominant win hence they are favourite for this match.