Saurashtra Premier League 2019, Match 2: Sorath Lions vs Zalawad Royals - Fantain Fantasy Cricket Tips

Saurashtra Premier League 2019, Match 2: Sorath Lions vs Zalawad Royals – Fantain Fantasy Cricket Tips

Cheteshwar Pujara’s Royals take on Sorath Lions in the second game of the Saurashtra Premier League 2019.

Cheteshwar Pujara, Saurashtra, Ranji Trophy final, Dream11
Cheteshwar Pujara. (Photo Source: Twitter)

After intense deliberations, the inaugural Saurashtra Premier League finally kicked off on May 14th with a schedule comprising of 11 matches, 9 of which will be played under lights. The second match of the tournament will see Sorath Lions take on Zalawad Royals. Cheteshwar Pujara’s Royals take on Sorath Lions in the second game of the SPL 2019.

Team News

Sorath Lions

The trio of Jogiyani, Chiraj Jani and Dharmendra Jadeja will form the crux the Lions squad. With close to 100 first-class matches behind him, Jogiyani will lead the squad. Dharmendra Jadeja has 198 wickets for Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy and his 4 overs of left-arm orthodox spin will be priceless for the Lions.

The squad:

Sagar Jogiyani, Chirag Jani, Dharmendra Jadeja, Chetan Sakariya, Divyaraj Chauhan, Tarang Gohel, Aryandevsingh Jhala, Himalaya Barad, Kevin Jivrajani, Deepraj Chudasama, Pranav Kariya, Dhavalraj Jadeja, Prabhu Sindhav, Bhavyesh Donga, Vaibhav Sheth, Ankit Patel and Satyajeet Gohil.

Zalawad Royals

Tha Cheteshwar Pujara will be leading the Royals is a shot in the arm for not just the squad but also for the league itself. One can only imagine the wealth of learning that he will be imparting in the dressing room while grooming the youngsters in the camp. Giving him company at the helm will be Sheldon Jackson, another senior statesman from Saurashtra.

The squad:

C Pujara, Sheldon Jackson, Prerak Mankad, Samarth Vyas, Jay Chauhan, Sunil Yadav, Devang Karamta, Jyot Chhaya, Kishan Kugasiya, Mohsin Dodia, Vishal Joshi, Harnish Trivedi, Tarang Chhatrola, Karan Patel, Sachin Mevada, Vipul Makwana, Prasham Rajdev and Aniruddh Chaturvedi.

Top Picks

C Pujara: easily the biggest name that will grace the turf at the Saurashtra Premier League, Pujara will surely add a lot of colour to the tournament. That said, how well he does in the shortest format remains to be seen.

Sheldon Jackson: one of the key batsmen in the Saurashtra Ranji Trophy squad, Jackson will be a vital batsman in the Royals’ camp.

Dharmendra Jadeja: the “other” Jadeja in the Saurashtra Ranji Trophy camp, Jadeja’s spinners will be crucial for Royals’ game plan.

Chirag Jani: the all-rounder brings a wealth of first-class experience with him. With bat and ball, Jani will have lot loads to do if the Lions are going to finish on top.

Sagar Jogiyani: with 96 first-class matches under his belt, Jogiyani is the senior statesman in Lions’ outfit. The success of Lions will depend on how Jogiyani will control the reigns.

Fantain Fantasy XI

BATSMAN

S RANA J                       – 9

S MEVADA                    – 7

D CHAUHAN M              – 9

C PUJARA (C )                – 11

WK-KEEPER

S JACKSON                    – 10

ALL-ROUNDERS

C JANI (VC)                    – 10

A PATEL                        – 8

J CHAUHAN                   – 9

BOWLER

S YADAV                       – 8

D JADEJA                      – 10

C SAKARIYA                   – 9

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