BEN vs KAR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Quarter Final 2 of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, Quarter Final 2: BEN vs KAR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

It's the perfect time for Karnataka to test their bench strength.

Shahbaz Ahmed
Shahbaz Ahmed. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)


Bengal and Karnataka will face off in the 2nd Quarter Final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 on Thursday. Bengal had won the battle in the previous meeting between these two teams earlier in this tournament by 7 wickets. They topped the Elite Group B standings with 16 points. Abhimanyu Easwaran, who played a match-winning innings against Karnataka, won’t be available for this match.

Two-time champions, Karnataka on the other hand will definitely miss the services of their star players Mayank Agarwal, Devdutt Padikkal, and K Gowtham. However, their bench strength is very strong and they have plenty of match-winners in their team.

Match Details:

Bengal vs Karnataka, Quarter Final 2

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Date & Time: November 18th at 1:00 PM IST and local time

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar

Pitch Report:

The wicket will get better to bat on as the game progresses. Having said that, there will be enough assistance for the bowlers as well. The batters will get complete value for their shots if they play according to merit.

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Probable Playing XIs for BEN vs KAR:


Sudip Chatterjee (c), Abhishek Das, Writtick Chatterjee, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kaif Ahmed, Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar, Pradipta Pramanik, Akash Deep, Sujit Yadav


Rohan Kadam, B R Sharath (wk), Manish Pandey (c), Karun Nair, Abhinav Manohar, Aniruddha Joshi, KC Cariappa, Jagadeesha Suchith, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Vidyadhar Patil, Vasuki Koushik

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Top Picks for BEN vs KAR Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­Bengal

Sudip Chatterjee has scored 119 runs in 5 matches which is the most for Bengal in this tournament. He still needs to be consistent and play a captain’s knock in this match.

Shahbaz Ahmed is a game-changer for Bengal, and he has done quite well in this tournament. In 5 matches, he has scalped 6 wickets at an economy of 4.57 and has also scored 54 runs with the bat.

Top Picks Karnataka

Manish Pandey got out for a low score in the last game against Saurashtra, where he scored only 4 runs. He is still the leading run-scorer for Karnataka in this competition with 176 runs in 6 matches at an average of 29.33.

Playing in his first game for Karnataka, Abhinav Manohar played a blinder of an innings against Saurashtra and won the match for his side in the final over of the match. He remained unbeaten on 70 runs from 49 balls.

BEN vs KAR Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (This Tournament)
Sudip Chatterjee 119 runs
Shahbaz Ahmed 6 wickets and 54 runs
Manish Pandey 176 runs
Abhinav Manohar 70 runs
KC Cariappa 8 wickets and 24 runs

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

Wriddhiman Saha, Manish Pandey (c), Karun Nair, Rohan Kadam, Sudip Chatterjee, Abhinav Manohar, Writtick Chatterjee, Shahbaz Ahmed (vc), KC Cariappa, Jagadeesha Suchith, Mukesh Kumar

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

B R Sharath, Manish Pandey, Rohan Kadam (c), Sudip Chatterjee (vc), Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Shahbaz Ahmed, KC Cariappa, Mukesh Kumar, Pradipta Pramanik, Vasuki Koushik

BEN vs KAR Risky Captaincy Choices:

Wriddhiman Saha has managed to score only 73 runs in 4 innings in this tournament. Considering his average performances, he is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

B R Sharath has promoted up the order in the last game against Saurashtra, where he got out for no score. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.

Player you should avoid:

Akash Deep has done decently so far in this tournament with the ball by picking up 4 wickets in 5 matches. Considering there are a lot of options in the bowler’s slot, 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.