GUJ vs AND Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021, 1st Quarter-Final

GUJ vs AND Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021, 1st Quarter-Final

Chintan Gaja can be a good budget pick from the all-rounders.

Piyush Chawla
Piyush Chawla. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

Match Details:

The 1st Quarter-Final match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 will be played between Gujarat and Andhra on 8th March at  Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

The match is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM IST. It will be streamed live on Sony Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar.


Having already crossed paths in the group stage of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021, Karnataka and Kerala will meet against in the first quarter-final of the competition. Both Kerala and Karnataka won four out of their five matches in the group stage.

However, the former finished at first place, thanks to their much better net run rate, while the latter finished at third place. Karnataka came out victorious in the last game so they will prefer a repetition of the same. On the contrary, Kerala will have revenge on their mind.

GUJ vs AND Weather Report for 1st Quarter-Final:

The temperature will be around 30 °C during the afternoon. There are no chances of precipitation.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch is a balanced one, but it eventually starts as a batting-friendly track. However, as the game progresses, the bowlers will come into the act.

Average first innings score:

276 (Last five matches played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 4, Tie – 0

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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

GUJ vs AND Today’s Probable Playing XIs:


Dhruv Raval (wk), Priyank Panchal (c), Bhargav Merai, Het Patel, Chirag Gandhi, Karan Patel, Ripal Patel, Piyush Chawla, Chintan Gaja, Hardik Patel, Arzan Nagwaswalla


Roosh Kalaria, Mehul Patel, Tejas Patel, Siddharth Desai, Kshitij Patel, Jayveer Parmar, Kathan Patel, Rahul V Shah, Manan Hingrajia


Ricky Bhui (wk), Ashwin Hebbar, Hanuma Vihari (c), Nitish Kumar Reddy, Kranthi Kumar, C Rajan Gnaneshwar, Karan Shinde, Naren Reddy, Karthik Raman, Manish Golamaru, Shoaib Md Khan


Girinath Reddy, S Ashish, Charan Sai Teja, Dhruva Kumar Reddy, Uppara Girinath, Maheep Kumar, Santhosh Kumar, Sanaboyina Tarun, Cheepurapalli Stephen

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GUJ vs AND Top Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match

Ricky Bhui has been in ominous touch with the bat for Andhra. He has scored over 250 runs at a strike rate of over 120.

Ashwin Hebbar has also been decent with the bat. He has scored 172 runs, which has come at an average of over 40.

Hardik Patel can be a decent budget pick. The Gujarat bowler has picked up 8 wickets and has maintained an economy rate of under 4 runs per over.

From the same team, Chirag Gandhi can be another decent budget option. He has scored 125 runs at an average of over 30.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Het Patel, Ricky Bhui

Vice-Captain Options – Arzan Nagwaswalla, Shoaib Md Khan

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for GUJ vs AND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Het Patel (C), Ricky Bhui, Dhruv Raval

Batters – Ashwin Hebbar, Hanuma Vihari, Ripal Patel

All-Rounders – Nitish Kumar Reddy, Karan Patel

Bowlers – Arzan Nagwaswalla (VC), Shoaib Md Khan, Piyush Chawla

12th Man C Gaja

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for GUJ vs AND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Ricky Bhui (C), Het Patel

Batters – Hanuma Vihari, Ashwin Hebbar, Priyank Panchal, Kranthi Kumar

All-Rounders – Karan Patel, Chintan Gaja

Bowlers – Shoaib Md Khan (VC), Hardik Patel, Arzan Nagwaswalla

12th Man Dhruv Raval

Expert Advice:

Chintan Gaja can be a good budget pick from the all-rounders. He has scored 40 runs and has picked up 6 wickets, while maintaining an economy rate of just over 4 runs per over.

Today’s GUJ vs AND Probable Winners:

Gujarat is expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.