KAR vs SAU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Preliminary Quarter Final 3 of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, Preliminary Quarter Final 3: KAR vs SAU Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Sheldon Jackson has scored 3 half-centuries in his last 3 matches.

Manish Pandey
Manish Pandey. (photo source: IPL/BCCI)

Preview:

Karnataka will take on Saurashtra in the Preliminary Quarter Final 3 of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 on Tuesday. Two-time champions Karnataka had a dream run in this tournament, until they were beaten by Bengal in their final league fixture by 7 wickets. With 4 wins and a loss, Manish Pandey’s boys finished second in the Elite Group B standings with 16 points with a net run-rate of 0.379.

Saurashtra, on the other hand, have won 4 consecutive matches on the trot before heading into this match. They finished second in the Elite Group E standings with 16 points. Sheldon Jackson is making a count of performances in this tournament, having scored more than 200 runs. They are up against one of the best domestic sides and need to give their best in this match.

Match Details:

Karnataka vs Saurashtra, Preliminary Quarter Final 3

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Date & Time: November 16th at 1:00 PM IST and local time

Pitch Report:

There will be an extra advantage for the batters on this surface. The oddball is expected to keep low. The bowlers need to take the pace off the ball consistently. Batting second is a good option here.


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Probable Playing XIs for KAR vs SAU:

Karnataka

Mayank Agarwal, Devdutt Padikkal/Rohan Kadam, Manish Pandey (c), Karun Nair, Aniruddha Joshi, B R Sharath (wk), Krishnappa Gowtham/Shreyas Gopal, Jagadeesha Suchith, KC Cariappa, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Prasidh Krishna

Saurashtra

Himalaya Barad, Arpit Vasavada, Vishvaraj Jadeja, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Prerak Mankad, Samarth Vyas, Chirag Jani, Jaydev Unadkat (c), Kushang Patel, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Chetan Sakariya


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Top Picks for KAR vs SAU Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Karnataka

Manish Pandey knows how to score runs in crucial games. He has led the side really well throughout this tournament. In 5 matches, he has mustered 172 runs at an average of 34.4, with the highest score of 84.

Karun Nair has scored 158 runs in 5 matches so far in this tournament at an average of 39.5. He knows how to score runs steadily and can hit the ball a long distance as well.

Top Picks Saurashtra

Sheldon Jackson is in amazing form at the moment. In 5 matches so far in this tournament, he has scored 221 runs at an average of 73.66, with a strike rate of 149.32.

Jaydev Unadkat is a clever bowler in this format of the game. He has scalped 9 wickets in 5 matches in this tournament at an economy of 6.6 and has also scored 74 runs with the bat.

KAR vs SAU Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament)
Manish Pandey 172 runs
Karun Nair 158 runs
Sheldon Jackson 221 runs
Jaydev Unadkat 9 wickets and 74 runs
KC Cariappa 6 wickets and 24 runs

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KAR vs SAU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Sheldon Jackson (c), Manish Pandey (vc), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Himalaya Barad, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Prerak Mankad, Jaydev Unadkat, KC Cariappa, Jagadeesha Suchith, Chetan Sakariya

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KAR vs SAU Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Sheldon Jackson, Manish Pandey, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair (c), Arpit Vasavada (vc), Himalaya Barad, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Prerak Mankad, Jaydev Unadkat, Jagadeesha Suchith, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja


KAR vs SAU Risky Captaincy Choices:

Mayank Agarwal hasn’t been at his best in this tournament, as he averages 16.6 with the bat. However, he is a big match player and you can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Prerak Mankad is the second-highest run-scorer for Saurashtra in this tournament. He has scored 161 runs in 5 matches at an average of 40.25. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Player you should avoid:

Aniruddha Joshi has scored only 47 runs in 4 innings in this tournament at an average of 15.66. Considering his current form, it’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

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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.