Ranji Trophy 2021/22, Elite Group G: UP vs MAH Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

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Uttar Pradesh will take on Maharashtra in the Elite Group G match of the Ranji Trophy 2021/22 which is starting from Thursday. It’s a crucial game as both sides eye to finish at the top of the Elite Group G standings. After conceding 1st innings lead to Vidarbha in their opening game, Uttar Pradesh thereafter sealed an easy win over Assam within 3 days. They showed a lot of character in all the departments which in the end won the game for them.

Maharashtra on the other hand, started this tournament with a bang as they wrapped up a convincing over Assam by an innings and 7 runs, whereas there was a slight dip in the performances in their following game and they conceded 1st innings lead to Vidarbha. It’s an important game from the context of the tournament and it will be interesting who will come out on top.

Match Details:

Uttar Pradesh vs Maharashtra, Elite Group G

Venue: Gurgaon Cricket Ground (SRNCC), Sultanpur

Date &Time: March 3rd-6th, at 9:30 AM IST and local time

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network

UP vs MAH, Elite Group G Pitch Report:

It’s a completely flat batting surface that assists the batters on all 4 days of the match. The bowlers had to toil hard extremely hard to pick wickets here. Whoever wins the toss without any hesitation must bat first.

Injury News:

(will be added when there is an update)

UP vs MAH, Elite Group G Probable Playing XIs:

Uttar Pradesh

Madhav Kaushik, Samarth Singh, Priyam Garg, Karan Sharma (c), Akshdeep Nath, Rinku Singh, Dhruv Jurel (wk), Shivam Sharma, Yash Dayal, Ankit Rajpoot, Aaqib Khan


Pavan Shah, Yash Nahar, Rahul Tripathi, Ankit Bawne (c), Naushad Shaikh, Azim Kazi, Vishant More (wk), Satyajeet Bachhav, Vicky Ostwal, Mukesh Choudhary, Pradeep Dadhe

Top Picks for UP vs MAH Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Uttar Pradesh

Rinku Singh is in a good run of form in this tournament, in 2 matches he has scored 155 runs at an average of 77.5 which includes 2 half-centuries.

Opener Samarth Singh hit twin half-centuries in the last match against Assam. Overall, in 2 matches in this competition, he has scored 153 runs at an average of 51.

Top Picks Maharashtra

22-year-old, Pavan Shah made an excellent start to his FC career. In 2 matches in this tournament, he has struck 278 runs at an average of 92.66 with the highest score of 219.

Ankit Bawne is an experienced cricketer who has played more than 100 FC matches. In 2 matches in this tournament, he has scored 124 runs at an average of 62.

UP vs MAH Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament)
Rinku Singh 155 runs
Samarth Singh 153 runs
Pavan Shah 278 runs
Ankit Bawne 124 runs
Karan Sharma 65 runs and 3 wickets

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for UP vs MAH Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Dhruv Jurel, Ankit Bawne, Rinku Singh, Samarth Singh (c), Priyam Garg, Pavan Shah (vc), Naushad Shaikh, Azim Kazi, Ankit Rajpoot, Satyajeet Bachhav, Aaqib Khan

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for UP vs MAH Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Dhruv Jurel, Ankit Bawne (c), Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh (vc), Samarth Singh, Pavan Shah, Naushad Shaikh, Karan Sharma, Ankit Rajpoot, Satyajeet Bachhav, Yash Dayal

UP vs MAH Risky Captaincy Choices:

Former India U19 skipper, Priyam Garg has scored 127 runs in 2 matches in this tournament at an average of 31.75. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Rahul Tripathi hasn’t made big scores in this tournament, considering his current form it’s a risky call to pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Vicky Ostwal is inexperienced at this level and hence it’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

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.