Be it the decision at the toss or changing the batting order or setting the field or the bowling changes, the captain is held responsible for all these decisions.
In the two games that he has played, Nihal Ullal scored 116 runs at an average of 116.
Devdutt Padikal scored 70 off 56 balls in the game against Hubli Tigers.
Devdutt Padikkal scored a fifty in his first game of this season.
Nihal Ullal is in great form and could turn out to be a brilliant pick.
There is no rain threat for this encounter.
Making Smriti Mandhana captain should be a good bet.
Shaun Marsh bagged a duck in his first appearance of the season.
Sam Curran has been released from the England test squad.
Philip Salt has scored 271 runs from 8 innings at an average of 45.16 with help of three fifties