In the second match of the Monday doubleheader in MGM Odisha T20 cricket league. Odisha Panthers will be locking horns against Odisha Pumas. This will be the second encounter between the two sides, Panthers won the first match by 9 wickets.
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 Details:
The 18th game of the Odisha T20 League 2020-21 will be played between Odisha Panthers and Odisha Pumas on 4th 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.
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 Preview:
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.
Odisha Pumas, on the other hand, are currently at the 3rd spot on the points table with 3 wins in 5 matches, they are tied with Cheetahs but due to inferior net run rate, they are placed below the Cheetahs. Their last match was against the Tigers which they won by 24 runs.
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 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.
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 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 freely and bowlers are getting wickets for their variation and spin.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
60% of the matches have been won by the chasing side here in recent 5 matches.
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 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 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
OPA vs OPU Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Tukuna Sahoo is the batting all-rounder for the Pumas, he has been performing in every match with either bat or ball, sometimes even with both, so far he has 7 wickets and 97 runs to his name and is a good candidate for the captaincy choice.
Alok 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 9 wickets in 4 matches, he also has 46 runs to his name.
Abhishek Yadav is one of the highest run-scorer 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 tough. He has a total of 170 odd runs to his name.
Pradeep Pradhan is the main bowler for the Panthers, he too has taken wickets in every match so far and has a total of 7 wickets in four innings.
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Tukuna Sahoo, Alok Sahoo.
Vice-Captain – Abhishek Yadav, Pradeep Pradhan.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for OPA vs OPU Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Ranjit Paikaray
Batsmen – Abhishek Yadav, Prasantha Rana, Sandeep Patnaik
All-rounders –Alok Chandra Sahoo (C), Prayash K Singh, Sidhant Jena
Bowlers – Tukuna Sahoo (VC), Pradeep Pradhan, Basant Mohanty, Subham Nayak
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for OPA vs OPU Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Soubhagya R Mohanty
Batsmen – Abhishek Yadav (VC), Prasantha Rana, Ankit Singh
All-rounders – Alok Chandra Sahoo, Prayash K Singh (C), Pratik Anurag Das
Bowlers – Tukuna Sahoo, Pradeep Pradhan, Basant Mohanty, Subham Nayak
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 Expert Advice:
The pitch has slowed down and the ball is not coming onto the bat properly and as a result, batsmen are struggling to score at this venue, bowlers are dominating in every game and the average score has fallen from 155 to 128 runs, try to pick more bowlers and all-round players, and don’t forget to keep death over bowlers, along with few spin bowlers in your fantasy team to achieve maximum fantasy points.
OPA vs OPU MGM Odisha T20 Match 17 Probable Winners:
Panthers are relatively stronger than the Pumas. They have a well-balanced team and also has head to head advantage over the Pumas. They have a better bowling attack. Panthers will expectedly win this match.