TNPL 2019: Match 16, Ruby Trichy Warriors vs Madurai Panthers: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

TNPL 2019: Match 16, Ruby Trichy Warriors vs Madurai Panthers: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Varun Chakravarthy is unlikely to feature in this encounter while Murali Vijay will return to the team.

Arun Karthick KB and Sarath Raj A of the Siechem Madurai Panthers. (Photo Source: TNPL/TNCA)

Yet another interesting contest in the TNPL 2019 awaits to treat the fans. Thus far, the league has produced some great games of cricket. For the 16th game of the tournament, it will be the Ruby Trichy Warriors who will play the Madurai Panthers. Both these teams are in desperate need for a win and there hasn’t been much success for them so far.

While the Warriors lost all the three games that they played, the Madurai Panthers didn’t taste success after they won their first game of the season against the TUTI Patriots. Things are getting quite intense at the moment and the competition for the top four spots in increasing. It won’t be an easy task for either of these teams to reach the knockouts and they’ll need something miraculous from here on.

Match Details:

The 16th match of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2019 will be played between Ruby Trichy Warriors and Madurai Panthers at the NPR College Ground, Dindigul.

The match starts at 7:15 PM local time (IST) (1:45 PM GMT).

This game will be live on Star Sports and live streaming is available on Hotstar.

Pitch Report

The track in Dindigul hasn’t been a high scoring one this season. Runs have been hard to come by and the average first innings score indicates the same. The toss shouldn’t have a huge impact on the result of the game.

Average first innings score: 142 (4 unaffected night matches in TNPL 2019)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 2


Probable Playing XIs:

Ruby Trichy Warriors:

S Aravind, Murali Vijay, K Mukunth, Adithya Ganesh, Chandrasekar Ganapathy, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore (c), Mani Bharathi (wk), Saravan Kumar, M Poiyamozhi, Kannan Vignesh.

Bench: MS Sanjay, R Sonu Yadav, Aditya Barooah, Suresh Kumar, DT Chandrasekar, RS Thillak, Bharath Shankar, Neyan Shyam Kangayan, AVR Rathnam, M Rooban Raj, R Sathyanarayan, Maaruthi Raghav.

Madurai Panthers:

Arun Karthik (wk), A Sarath Raj, Shijit Chandran (c), Jagatheesan Kousik, Akash Sumra, Abhishek Tanwar, R Mithun, Kiran Akash, Rahil Shah, Tushar Raheja, SS Karnavar.

Bench: MS Promoth, R Karthikeyan, Aditya Giridhar, Nilesh Subramanian, Lokesh Raj, J Jabez Moses, T Sargunam, D Rohit, Muruganantham, T Veeramani, N Selva Kumaran, Sudhan Kandepan, Varun Chakravarthy.

Team News:

Varun Chakravarthy is unlikely to feature in this encounter while Murali Vijay will return to the team.


Power Picks:

Arun Karthik in TNPL since 2018:

Innings: 13
Runs: 562
Average: 70.25
S/R: 150.27
7 fifties

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – P Saravanan Kumar, J Kousik, K Mani Bharathi

Vice-Captain Options – A Karthik, M Vijay, K Akash


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – K Mani Bharathi

Batters – M Vijay, S Aravind, P Saravanan Kumar (c), A Karthik (vc)

All-Rounders – R Shah, J Kousik

Bowlers – R Sai Kishore, A Tanwar, K Akash, R Mithun

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – K Mani Bharathi

Batters – M Vijay (vc), P Saravanan Kumar, A Karthik, S.Raj A

All-Rounders – L Vignesh, J Kousik (c)

Bowlers – M Poiyamozhi, Kannan Vignesh, K Akash, R Mithun

Expert Advice:

Arun Karthik has kept the wickets in the last game and might continue to do the same in this game as well. Thus, you are advised to pick your wicket-keeper wisely.

Probable Winners:

Ruby Trichy Warriors might turn things around and win their maiden game of the season.

*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.