KCA President's Cup 2021, Semi-Final 1: LIO vs EAG Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

It is advisable to pick more batsmen from the Lions’ side and more bowlers from the Eagles’ side.

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Match Details:

The first semi-final match of the KCA President’s Cup 2021 will be played between KCA Lions and KCA Eagles on 22nd March at Sanatana Dharma College Ground, Alappuzha, Kerala.

The match is scheduled to start at 10:00 AM IST and it will be streamed live on Fancode.


In the first semi-final match of the KCA President’s Cup 2021, KCA Lions will take on KCA Eagles. Both the teams have one match each when they met in the league stages. KCA Lions have finished at the top of the points table. They have been dominant thus far and have a good squad who can cope with the pressure.

The Lions will be high on confidence and will come as favourites into the match. On the other hand, KCA Eagles have got to the semi-finals in a very dramatic way. They beat Panthers in the last match and made it to this stage only because of a better net run rate.

LIO vs EAG Weather Report for Match 31:

Light rain is expected but we can expect a full match. 40 per cent precipitation and 69 per cent humidity are expected. The temperature would be hovering around 33 degree Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report:

There is little help to the bowlers. The bowl comes very easily to bat in the second innings. It is highly anticipated that whoever wins toss would go for bowl first.

Average first innings score:

153 (Last 5 complete matches played on this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won ­– 2, Lost – 3, Tie – 0 (Last 5 complete matches played on this venue)

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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

LIO vs EAG Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

KCA Lions

Abhiram CH, Vishnu Mohan, Abdul Basith, Akshay Manohar, Abhishek Mohan (C), Dheeraj Prem, Alfrin Francis, Pathirikattu Midhun, Vinod Kumar, Vishweshwar Suresh, Aswanth S Sankar


Ponnam Rahul, Salman Nizar, Vinu Kumar Gopalakrishnan, Midhun PK, Riyas PA

KCA Eagles

Ananthakrishnan, Subin S, Ashwin Anand, Karimuttathu Rakesh, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Rabin Krishnan, Sharafudheen, Gireesh P G, Abhishek Nair, KC Akshay, N.P. Basil


Shiv Ganesh, Rohan Prem, Aditya Krishnan, Sreehari S Nair, Basil Mathew

LIO vs EAG Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match

Abdul Basith is the leading run-getter in the tournament. He has scored decent runs in almost every match. In 10 matches, he has scored around 300 runs at a strike rate of 100+.

Akshay Manohar is the fourth-highest run-getter in the tournament so far. He has scored 254 runs at a strike rate of 127+ in 10 matches.

Vishnu Mohan is the third-highest run-scorer for his team. In 10 matches, he has scored 249 runs at a strike rate of 112+.

KC Akshay has been the best bowler for the Eagles. In the last 6 matches, he has picked up 10 wickets. In the last match itself, he picked up 3 wickets and helped his team to win the match.

Gireesh P G has been not VERY consistent for the Eagles, but he has played some match-winning knocks. He has scored 200+ runs in the tournament so far. In the last match, he smashed not out 53 runs at a strike rate of 196.66.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Abdul Basith, Vishnu Mohan

Vice-Captain Options – Karimuttathu Rakesh, KC Akshay

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for LIO vs EAG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Vishnu Mohan

Batters – Abdul Basith (C), Akshay Manohar, Gireesh P G, Ashwin Anand

All-Rounders – Abhishek Mohan, Karimuttathu Rakesh (VC), Rabin Krishnan

Bowlers – N.P. Basil, KC Akshay, Vishweshwar Suresh

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for LIO vs EAG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Vishnu Mohan (C), Subin S

Batters – Abdul Basith, Akshay Manohar, Gireesh P G, K. Aditya Krishnan

All-Rounders – Karimuttathu Rakesh, Rabin Krishnan

Bowlers – Pathirikattu Midhun, KC Akshay (VC), Sharafudheen

Expert Advice:

It is advisable to pick more batsmen from the Lions’ side and more bowlers from the Eagles’ side.

Today’s LIO vs EAG Probable Winners:

KCA Lions are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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.

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