MAD vs VBK Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview & Key Players: TNPL 2019

MAD vs VBK Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview: TNPL 2019

Madurai Panthers and VB Kanchi Veerans will face-off in the eliminator of Tamil Nadu Premier League 2019 at Tirunelveli. We will provide MAD vs VBK Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the game.

Team Madurai Panthers ended third on the points table with five wins and two losses. They won their last match against Karaikudi Kaalai by two wickets. Bowling first, Kiran Akash and Rahil Shah took three wicket-haul while N Selva Kumaran took two scalps to restrict Kaalai at a below-par total of 93. In the chase, Skipper Shijit Chandran was the top scorer for his 25 run knocks. Kiran Akash and Selva Kumaran have supported him. They will be eager to put a similar effort against Veerans and protect them from elimination.

VB Kanchi Veerans ended fourth on the points table with four wins and three losses. They won their last encounter against Ruby Trichy Warriors comprehensively by seven wickets. Bowling first, All bowlers bowled an excellent show to restrict Warriors at 121. Chasing the target, Baba Aparajith scored match-winning fifty while Suresh Lokeshwar played a crucial knock of 40 runs to ensure a vital victory for Veerans. They will hope for an all-round show by their players to defeat Madurai Panthers and reach Qualifier two of TNPL 2019.

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When and Where:

MAD vs VBK, Eliminator, Tamil Nadu Premier League 2019.
Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli.
07:15 PM, 11th August 2019.

Venue Stats:

Pitch is quite slow and will be challenging to put on a big score. Bowlers are expected to have the edge over batsmen.

Squads:

MAD:

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.

VBK:

Lokeshwar S, Vishal Vaidhya K, Aushik Srinivas R, Mukilesh U, Arun S, Deeban Lingesh K, Siddharth S, Francis Rokins P, Divakar R, Mokit Hariharan RS, Vishal U, Shriram C, Aparajith Baba (C), Silambarasan R, Sanjay Yadav R, Satish R, NS Harish, R Suthesh, Gowtham Thamarai Kannan, P Sugendhiran.

Team News:

Madurai Panthers:

  • Place of MS Promoth is risky, and Adhithya Giridhar can replace him.
  • Arun Karthik and A Sarath Raj will open the innings. Shijit Chandran, N Subramanian, and J Kousik will follow them.
  • J Kaushik will play the role of an allrounder. Abhishek Tanwar and Mithun can also be handy with the bat.
  • Abhishek Tanwar and Kiran Akash will spearhead the pace attack along with J Kaushik.
  • Rahil Shah, N Selva Kumaran, and R Mithun will be the key spinners.

VB Kanchi Veerans:

  • If fit, S Siddharth can replace P Sugendhran in the playing XI.
  • Vishal Vaidya and S Lokeshwar can open the innings. B Aparajith, Sanjay Yadav, R Satish, and P Francis will follow them.
  • Baba Aparajith, Sanjay Yadav and R Satish will play the role of an allrounder.
  • R Suthesh, R Silambarasan, and Rajagopal Satish will be the key pacers along with A Srinivas/K Gowtham Thamarai Kannan. Sanjay Yadav and Baba Aparajith will handle the spin attack. NS Harish will support them.

Probable Playing XI:

MAD:

Arun Karthik, A Sarath Raj, Shijit Chandran (C), Jagatheesan Kousik, N Subramaniam (wk), MS Promoth/A Giridhar, Abhishek Tanwar, R Mithun, N Selva Kumaran, Rahil Shah, Kiran Akash.

VBK:

K Vishal Vaidhya, S Lokeshwar (WK), P Sugendhran/S Siddharth, Baba Aparajith (C), Sanjay Yadav, R Satish, P Francis Rokins, NS Harish, R Silambarasan, Rangaraj Suthesh, K Gowtham Thamarai Kannan/Aushik Sinivas.

Key Players MAD vs VBK Dream11:

Wicket-keeper:

Primary Options: A Karthik, S Lokeshwar

Skipper A Karthik was scoring attacking 65*, 24, 46, 106, 39 and 0 in six encounters. He will be a must-pick in MAD vs VBK Dream11 team. He will not keep wicket-keeping duties. S Lokeshwar can open for Veerans and scored 51 runs each in two matches he got promoted in top order. He scored 20, 26* and 40 runs in the last three games.

Other Options: N Subramanian

N Subramanian can bat way down the order and is an average performer. He scored attacking 31 runs in second last match.

Batsmen:

Primary Options: B Aparajith, Sanjay Yadav, S Chandran, K Vaidhya, Sarath Raj A (S A).

Baba Aparajith is an experienced player of Tamil Nadu and can contribute with the bat as well as the bowl. He scored 29, 44 and 76* runs in three encounters. He scored 50 runs and took one scalp in the last match.

Sanjay Yadav scored attacking 31 and 95 runs in two matches and can also bowl a few overs of spin. He scored 10* runs and took one scalp in the last game.

Skipper S Chandran is a good and technically reliable batsman. He scored 39 and 25 runs in last two encounters.

K Vishal Vaidhya is a talented opener and finally scored some runs in the second last match after a horrible run-in TNPL 2019. He scored 51 and 15 runs in the previous two games.

Sarath Raj A has got attacking start in most of the matches, but He failed to convert into a significant total till now.

Other Options: P Francis Rokins

P Francis Rokins is a useful middle-order batsman and scored quick cameo of 25 runs in the first match. He will get less chance to bat due to the quality batting line-up and failed in the last few games.

All-rounders for VBK vs MAD Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: R Sathish, J Kousik, A Tanwar, N Selva-Kumaran

R Sathish is one of the best all-rounders of TNPL as he can play big knocks with bat and will also bowl his quota of overs. He scored 31*, 22, 47 and 44 runs and took four, two and one scalps in last five encounters. 

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 four matches.

Abhishek Tanwar is a brilliant pace bowler and can play attacking cameos with the bat. He took three-wicket haul in second last match.

N Selva Kumaran bowled well in three matches he has played. He took four wicket-haul and two scalps in two encounters. He also scored 21 runs in last game.

Bowlers for Madurai Panthers vs VB Kanchi Veerans Dream11:

Primary Options: Kiran Akash, Rahil Shah, R Mithun, R Suthesh, R Silambarasan.

Kiran Akash bowled exceedingly well in five encounters taking thirteen scalps till now in TNPL’2019. He is a wicket-taking pacer and took three-wicket haul in last two matches.

Rahil Shah is a brilliant spinner and is in good form. He has struck three wicket-hauls twice including one 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.

Rangaraj Suthesh is a left-arm pacer and will be the key in Veerans bowling line-up. He took six scalps in seven matches.

Pacer R Silambrasan starred in one match taking lethal five wicket-haul. He will mostly bowl in death overs. 

Other Options: K Thamarai, N Harish, A Srinivas.

K Thamarai can handle the pace battery for Veerans and took eight scalps in four matches. However, He failed miserably in the second last game. He can return in the playing XI.

NS Harish can be a handy option with the ball as well as bat. He bowled a good spell in two matches.

MAD vs VBK Dream11 Team Prediction:

After the announcement of the playing XI, This team will be updated on Telegram.

Team updated:

S Lokeshwar(wk)
Arun Karthik (Vc)
Sarath Raj
Baba Aparajith (C)
Sanjay Yadav
R Sathish
J Kousik
N Selva Kumar
R Mithun
Rangaraj Suthesh
NS Harish

Captain and Vc Choices: R Satish, Arun Karthik, Baba Aparajith, Sanjay Yadav, Jagatheesan Kousik, Abhishek Tanwar, R Mithun, Rahil Shah, Kiran Akash.

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