T20 Mumbai League 2019, Match 14: Shivaji Park Lions vs Triumphs Knights MNE – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
Shivam Dube scored an unbeaten 46-ball 87 against the NaMo Bandra Blasters.
Published - May 20, 2019 1:28 am | Updated - May 20, 2019 1:28 am
The last season finalists Shivaji Park Lions and Triumphs Knights MNE will lock horns in a crucial game on Monday night at the Wankhede. The two sides have been struggling this season as the defending champions Triumphs Knights lost their first two matches. They could finish with only 147 and 143 respectively in those two games and ended up losing in the final over. They bounced back with a 38-run victory over Eagle Thane Strikers on Saturday.
On the other hand, Shivaji Park Lions lost both the matches they played thus far. They will be playing for the 2nd time in 24 hours after losing to NaMo Bandra Blasters in a thriller by three runs. Arcs Andheri chased down their total of 159 in the last over of Shivaji Park’s first game. The Shivaji Park Lions were the only side among the eight teams to not feature in any fixture during the first three days of this tournament.
The 14th match of the T20 Mumbai League 2019 will be played between Shivaji Park Lions and Triumphs Knights MNE at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
The match starts at 7:30 PM local time (IST) (2:00 PM GMT). The game will be live on Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD and Star Sports 3. Live streaming available on Hotstar.
Lack of rest days in the tournament has affected the scoring rates as the last two might matches have produced sub 160 totals. Scores of 143 and 152 have been defended successfully over the weekend.
Average first innings score: 162 (Night matches in T20 Mumbai 2019)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 4
Probable Playing XIs:
Shivaji Park Lions:
Siddhesh Lad (C), Hardik Tamore (WK), Shivam Dube, Raunaq Sharma, Rudra Dhanday, Tanush Kotian, Swapnil Pradhan, Shivam Malhotra, Siddharth Raut, Vijay Gohil, Sachin Yadav.
Bench – Nikhil Patil, Arun Yadav, Atish Gawand, Gaurav Bengre, Jai Kothari.
Triumphs Knights MNE:
Karan Shah, Sumit Ghadigaonkar (WK), Parikshit Valasangkar, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Karan More, Aakash Parkar, Puneet Tripathi, Vinayak Bhoir, Yash Dicholkar, Royston Dias, Mohit Avasthi.
Bench – Umesh Gurjar, Shikhar Thakur, Bharat Patil, Vaibhav Singh, Gaurav Chavan, Shivam Nirupam, Kalpesh Sawant, Prasad Patil, Siddhant Adhatrao.
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
Karan More didn’t find a place in the first game of the Triumphs Knights but has got two good scores after that. Karan scored a 35-ball 55 with eight fours against the Supersonics and followed with a 26-ball 36 which was scored with four boundaries. He will be playing a key role for the defending champions at No.5 position.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Shivam Dube will be the direct as captain after his stellar performance against Bandra. Karan More’s form makes him first preferred vice-captain. Suryakumar Yadav and Aakash Parkar can also be considered as captain or vice-captain.
Other options as captain/vice-captain – Raunaq Sharma, Vijay Gohil, Parikshit Valasangkar, Sumit Ghadigaonkar.
Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper – Sumit Ghadigaonkar
Batsmen – Raunaq Sharma, Swapnil Pradhan, Suryakumar Yadav, Karan More (VC)
All-Rounders – Shivam Dube (C), Aakash Parkar, Parikshit Valasangkar
Bowlers – Siddharth Raut, Vijay Gohil, Mohit Avasthi
Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Yogesh Takawale
Batsmen – Raunaq Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Karan More
All-Rounders – Shivam Dube, Aakash Parkar (VC), Parikshit Valasangkar
Bowlers – Yash Dicholkar, Royston Dias, Vijay Gohil, Shivam Malhotra
Only Raunaq Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav and Karan More look promising among the batsmen category considering the matches played by Triumphs Knights and Shivaji Park teams thus far.
Shivaji Park Lions are expected to put an end to their losing streak and add points to their name.
*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.
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