LKK vs SS: Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for TNPL 2021, Match 1

LKK vs SS: Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for TNPL 2021, Match 1

Shah Rukh Khan is a good captaincy pick for this encounter.

Shahrukh Khan IPL 2021 Auction
Shahrukh Khan. (Photo By Vishal Bhatnagar/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Match Details

The Lyca Kovai Kings and the Salem Spartans will play against each other in the opening match of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). This match is scheduled to take place at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

This encounter will be played on 19th July 2021 and will begin at 07:30 PM.


The 2021 edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League will kick off with the Lyca Kovai Kings taking on the Salem Spartans. The Lyca Kovai Kings finished at 5th place in the points table in the previous edition of the tournament and won 4 out of the 7 matches that they played.

The Tuti Patriots have adopted the new name of Salem Spartans for the 2021 TNPL season. The side could only muster 2 wins in their 7 matches last season and finished at 6th place. Both these teams will look to start their campaign on a winning note.

Probable Playing XIs for LKK vs SS

Lyca Kovai Kings

Shahrukh Khan (c), Ganga Sridhar Raju, Ashwin Venkataraman, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar, J Suresh Kumar, R Kavin, Atheeq Ur Rahman, Abhishek Tanwar, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, S Ajith Ram, S Anandakumar

Salem Spartans

Akshay Srinivasan, KH Gopinath, Daryl Ferrario (c), A Aarif, Suganesh M, Vijay Shankar, Murugan Ashwin, M Ganesh Moorthi, S Boopalan, Ravi Karthikeyan, Ganeshan Periyaswamy

Captaincy Picks for LKK vs SS

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan is the biggest asset of the Lyca Kovai Kings. He even made heads turn towards his direction when the Punjab Kings shelled out INR 5.25 Crores for him in the IPL auctions this year. He scored 194 runs in the 2019 edition of the TNPL and scored his runs at an excellent strike rate of 138.57.

Murugan Ashwin

Murugan Ashwin is a spinner who has several tricks up his sleeve. He is a bowler who does not leak runs, and can also scalp crucial wickets as well.

Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips

2-Player Team

Shah Rukh Khan(C), Vijay Shankar

3-Player Team

Murugan Ashwin(C), Daryl Ferrario, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar

4-Player Team

Ajith Ram(C), Ashwin Venkataraman, Akshay Srinivasan, Ganeshan Periyasamy

11-Player Team

Suresh Kumar, Ashwin Venkataraman, Akshay Srinivasan, Daryl Ferrario, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar, Shah Rukh Khan(C), Vijay Shankar, Murugan Ashwin(VC), Ajith Ram, Ganeshan Periyasamy, K Vignesh

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.