KAR vs MAD Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview: TNPL 2019
Karaikudi Kaalai and Madurai Panthers will face-off in the 26th encounter of Tamil Nadu Premier League 2019 at Tirunelveli. We will provide KAR vs MAD Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.
Karaikudi Kaalai is on the bottom end of the points table with one win and five losses. They lost their last match to Lyca Kovai Kings by 15 runs. Bowling first, R Rajkumar took two scalps and was supported by other bowlers to restrict Kings at 154. In the chase, Srikkanth Anirudha, Maan Bafna, and S Ganesh failed after getting a start while M Shajahan scored 41* runs in 23 balls but were ultimately left behind by 15 runs. They will hope to end their disappointing run in TNPL 2019 on a good note defeating Madurai Panthers in their last encounter.
Madurai Panthers are third on the points table with four wins and two losses. They won their last match against Chepauk Super Gillies by 33 runs. Batting first, Arun Karthik and Shijit Chandran scored good knocks of 39 runs each while Nilesh Subramanian scored late cameo of 31 runs in 15 balls to take the team to a total of 172. In defense, Pace duo of Abhishek Tanwar and Kiran Akash starred with the ball taking three wickets each to ensure a comfortable victory for the team. They will be eager to put similar unison effort against Karaikudi Kaalai and seal their place in the semi-finals.
When and Where:
KAR vs MAD, 26th Match, Tamil Nadu Premier League 2019.
07:15 PM, 08th August 2019.
Pitch will be neutral, providing equal support to batsmen as well as bowlers. On this surface 1st innings expected score is 160-170 runs.
Dinesh Karthik, Anirudha Srikkanth (c), Yo Mahesh V, Kavin R, Surya Prakash L, Lakshman V, Aaditya V, Kishan Kumar S, Maan K Bafna, Ashwath Mukunthan, Swaminathan S, Ganesh S, Srinivasan R, Rajkumar R, Mohan Prasath S, Shajahan M, A Karuppuswamy, Sunil Sam, RD Ashwin Kumar, Abhinav Vishnu, Ashwin Balaji.
Varun CV, Abhishek Tanwar, Rahil S Shah, Kousik J, Nilesh Subramanian R, Tushar Raheja, Kiran Akash L, Lokesh Raj TD, Sabin Somatha Karnavar, Promoth MS, Arun Karthick KB (C), Shijit Chandran P, Karthikeyan R, Adithya Giridhar, Jabez Moses, Akash Sumra, Mithun R, SV Muruganantham, N Selva Kumaran, Sarath Raj A, Veeramani T.
- They are out of contention for the next round of TNPL 2019. Karaikudi Kalai will be playing for pride. A Win helps them to avoid the last place in the points table.
- Star Batsmen Dinesh Karthik if available can play replacing R Srinivasan.
- L Suryaprakash and Srikkanth Anirudha will open the innings. R Srinivasan, Maan Bafna, S Ganesh, M Shajahan and R Rajkumar will follow them.
- Maan Bafna, R Rajkumar, Yo Mahesh, and RD Ashwin Kumar will play the role of an allrounder.
- Maan Bafna and S Swaminathan will be the key spinners along with M Shajahan while R Rajkumar, Yo Mahesh, RD Ashwin Kumar, and Sunil Sam will lead the pace attack.
- Arun Karthik and A Sarath Raj will open the innings. Shijit Chandran, J Kousik, and N Subramanian will follow them.
- J Kausik and A Tanwar will play the role of an allrounder. R Mithun can also be handy with the bat.
- Abhishek Tanwar and Kiran Akash will spearhead the pace attack along with J Kausik.
- Rahil Shah, N Selva Kumaran, and R Mithun will be the key spinners.
- There are no changes expected in their playing XI. However, Place of R Karthikeyan is risky.
Probable Playing XI:
L Suryaprakash, Srikkanth Anirudha (c), R Srinivasan, Maan Bafna, S Ganesh (wk), M Shajahan, Yo Mahesh, R Rajkumar, RD Ashwin Kumar, S Swaminathan, Sunil Sam.
Arun Karthik, A Sarath Raj, Shijit Chandran (c), Jagatheesan Kousik, N Subramanian (wk), Abhishek Tanwar, R Mithun, R Karthikeyan, N Selva Kumaran, Rahil Shah, Kiran Akash.
They can shuffle their batting order.
Key Players KAR vs MAD Dream11:
Primary Options: Arun Karthik and S Anirudha
Skipper A Karthik was scoring attacking 65*, 24, 46, 106 and 39 in five encounters. He will be a must-pick in MAD vs KAR Dream11 team. He will not keep wicket-keeping duties.
Skipper S Anirudha will lead the batting unit for his team from the front. He scored 58 runs and 98 runs in two matches. He will also not handle the wicket-keeping duties.
Other Options: N Subramanian and D Karthik
N Subramanian will also bat way down the order and is an average performer. He scored attacking 31 runs in the last match.
If playing, Dinesh Karthik will bat at one down for Karaikudi Kaalai and is one of the best players of TNPL.
Batsmen for MAD vs KAR Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: S Chandran, Sarath Raj A (S A), L Suryaprakash, M Shajahan.
Skipper S Chandran is a good and technically reliable batsman. He scored 39 runs in two encounters including the last match.
Sarath Raj A has got attacking start in most of the matches, but He failed to convert into a significant total till now.
L Suryaprakash will open for Karaikudi Kaalai and is a skilled batsman. He scored 31 runs in second last match.
M Shajahan is a good finisher and can do quick-hitting for his team. He scored attacking 41 runs in 23 balls in the last match and also took one scalp.
Other Options: R Srinivasan, S Ganesh.
R Srinivasan is a technically strong batsman will bat in the middle-order. Srinivasan scored 37* and 21 runs in two matches but failed in rest encounters.
S Ganesh can handle the wicket-keeping duties for Kaalai. He scored 20 runs in the last match.
All-rounders for Karaikudi Kaalai vs Madurai Panthers Dream11:
Primary Options: J Kousik, A Tanwar, R Rajkumar, Maan Bafna.
J Kousik is a handy all-rounder and can contribute to both the departments. J Kousik took four scalps and scored 35* and 43* runs in last three matches.
Abhishek Tanwar is a brilliant pace bowler and can play attacking cameos with the bat. He took three-wicket haul in the last match.
R Rajkumar can bat at a quick rate in death overs and can also bowl his quota of overs effectively. He scored 13 runs and took two wickets in the previous match.
Maan Bafna is a talented all-rounder and can be effective with the bat as well as the ball. He has not performed as per his talent till now in six matches. He scored 21 runs in the last game.
Other Options: N Selva Kumaran
N Selva Kumaran bowled well in three matches he has played. He took four wicket-haul in second last match.
Primary Options: K Akash, R Mithun, Rahil Shah, Sunil Sam, RD Ashwin Kumar.
Kiran Akash bowled exceedingly well in four encounters taking ten scalps till now in TNPL’2019. He is a wicket-taking pacer and took three-wicket haul in the last match.
R Mithun is a right-arm off-break bowler and took three scalps in the first match. He can also be handy with the bat.
Rahil Shah is a brilliant spinner and proved his talent in two matches taking three and two scalps. He bowled good spell in the last game.
Sunil Sam took seven scalps in six matches and can also be handy with the bat.
RD Ashwin Kumar can be handy with bat and can also bowl good overs of medium-pace. He scored attacking 30 in second last match and took one scalp in the previous game.
Other Options: Yo Mahesh
Yo Mahesh is an experienced all-rounder and can be vital in both the departments.
KAR vs MAD Dream11 Team Prediction:
After the announcement of the playing XI, This team will be updated on Telegram.
Arun Karthik(wk) (C)
A Sarath Raj
J Kousik (Vc)
Sunil Sam/Yo Mahesh
Captain and Vc Choices: Arun Karthik, S Anirudha, J Kousik, A Tanwar, S Chandran, Maan Bafna, R Rajkumar, Kiran Akash.
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