TN vs KER Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Quarter Final 1 of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, Quarter Final 1: TN vs KER Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Baba Aparajith has been named in India A squad for the upcoming South Africa tour and he will miss the remainder of this tournament.

N Jagadeesan
N Jagadeesan. (Photo Source: TNPL)


Defending champions, Tamil Nadu will take on Kerala in the 1st Quarter-Final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 on Thursday. Tamil Nadu have had an incredible tournament so far and have all the potential to win the title for the second consecutive time. They finished at the top spot in the Elite Group A standings with 16 points. Their only loss came against Goa by 7 wickets.

Kerala, on the other hand, finished second in the Elite Group D standings with 12 points. They defeated Himachal Pradesh in the preliminary quarter-final by 8 wickets and earned the quarter-final spot. Sanju Samson is having a great run in this tournament and he will be the player to watch out for in this match.

Match Details:

Tamil Nadu vs Kerala, Quarter Final 1

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Date & Time: November 18th at 8:30 AM IST and local time

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar

Pitch Report:

It’s a good sporting wicket with equal help for the batters and bowlers. The seamers will be rewarded if they take the pace off the bowl on a consistent basis. Anything over 160 is an excellent score on this wicket.

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Probable Playing XIs for TN vs KER:

Tamil Nadu

Narayan Jagadeesan (wk), Hari Nishanth, Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar (c), Shahrukh Khan, M Mohammad, Sanjay Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, T Natarajan, Murugan Ashwin


Rohan Kunnummal, Mohammad Azharuddeen (wk), Sanju Samson (c), Sachin Baby, Basil Thampi, Unnikrishnan Manukrishnan, Jalaj Saxena, Vishnu Vinod, Akhil MS, Sudhesan Midhun, Suresh Vishweshwar

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Top Picks for TN vs KER Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Tamil Nadu

Narayan Jagadeesan is the main batter for Tamil Nadu, who can play attacking shots and build long innings as well. He has scored the most runs for Tamil Nadu in this tournament, with 155 runs in 5 matches.

Sai Sudharsan is an impressive young cricketer who has scored 93 runs in 4 matches in this competition at an average of 31 and a strike rate of 119.23.

Top Picks Kerala

Sanju Samson has loads of experience in this format of the game. He knows how to pace the innings and can finish things in style as well. In 6 matches so far in this tournament, he has scored 227 runs at an average of 113.5 and a strike rate of 143.67.

Mohammad Azharuddeen played a calculative knock in the last game against Himachal Pradesh, where he scored 60 runs from 57 balls. Overall in 6 matches in this tournament, he has accumulated 132 runs at an average of 22.

TN vs KER Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament)
Narayan Jagadeesan 155 runs
Sai Sudharsan 93 runs
Sanju Samson 227 runs
Mohammad Azharuddeen 132 runs
T Natarajan 5 wickets

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for TN vs KER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Sanju Samson (c), Mohammad Azharuddeen, Narayan Jagadeesan (vc), Sachin Baby, Hari Nishanth, Rohan Kunnummal, Sai Sudharsan, Vijay Shankar, Basil Thampi, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, T Natarajan

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for TN vs KER Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Sanju Samson, Mohammad Azharuddeen (vc), Narayan Jagadeesan, Shahrukh Khan, Hari Nishanth (c), Rohan Kunnummal, Jalaj Saxena, M Mohammad, Murugan Ashwin, T Natarajan, Sudhesan Midhun

TN vs KER Risky Captaincy Choices:

Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore has picked up 6 wickets in 5 matches so far in this tournament at an economy of 6.6. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Rohan Kunnummal has accumulated 117 runs in 4 matches in this tournament at an average of 39 and a strike rate of 105.4. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Player you should avoid:

Considering a lot of options available in the batter’s slot, it’s better to avoid Vishnu Vinod while making your fantasy teams though.

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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.