LKK vs SS Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For Match 1 of TNPL 2021

TNPL 2021, Match 1: LKK vs SS Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Shahrukh Khan, Vijay Shankar and Murugan Ashwin are the star attractions in this match.

Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan. (Photo Source: Twitter)


The 5th season of the Tamil Nadu Premier League is all set to kick start from 19th July. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the league had to be cancelled last year. Lyca Kovai Kings will take on Salem Spartans in this inaugural match of the 2021 edition.

In the 2019 edition, Lyca Kovai Kings didn’t make it to the playoffs, as they finished 5th in the standings. The talented hard-hitting batter Shahrukh Khan will lead the side in this edition. On the other hand, Tuti Patriots are rebranded as Salem Spartans. With 2 wins and 5 losses,  they finished 6th in the standings in the 2019 edition, with 4 points. Daryl Ferrario will captain the side, after Vijay Shankar turned down the offer.

Match Details:

Lyca Kovai Kings vs Salem Spartans, Match 1

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Date & Time: 19th July at 7:30 PM IST & Local Time

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar

Pitch Report:

It’s a typical surface where the runs are hard to come by and we have witnessed the same in the first leg of the IPL as well. It will be interesting how the surface going to behave in this match. Considering the recent matches played here, anything over 160 is a good score on this wicket.

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Probable Playing XIs for LKK vs SS:

Lyca Kovai Kings

Shahrukh Khan (c), Ganga Sridhar Raju, Ashwin Venkataraman, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar, J Suresh Kumar, R Kavin, Atheeq Ur Rahman, Abhishek Tanwar, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, S Ajith Ram, S Anandakumar

Salem Spartans

Akshay Srinivasan, KH Gopinath, Daryl Ferrario (c), A Aarif, Suganesh M, Vijay Shankar, Murugan Ashwin, M Ganesh Moorthi, S Boopalan, Ravi Karthikeyan,  Ganeshan Periyaswamy

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Top Picks for LKK vs SS Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Lyca Kovai Kings

Impressive domestic performances earned a huge bid for Shahrukh Khan in the IPL 2021. He scored 194 runs in 7 matches in the 2019 TNPL and will be a prime captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

S Ajith Ram was the most economical bowler for Lyca Kovai Kings in the 2019 edition. He picked up 6 wickets in 6 matches at an economy of 5.9.

Top Picks Salem Spartans

Vijay Shankar is a well-known name in Indian domestic cricket. He was part of the Indian Squad in the 2019 World Cup and will be a must-pick player for your fantasy teams.

Murugan Ashwin is an experienced bowler who has got good variations up his sleeve. His IPL experience will definitely help him in this tournament.

LKK vs SS Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Career T20 Statistics
Shahrukh Khan 400 runs and 2 wickets
S Ajith Ram 6 wickets (Previous edition on TNPL)
Vijay Shankar 1515 runs and 33 wickets
Murugan Ashwin 76 wickets and 117 runs
Daryl Ferrario 51 runs

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for LKK vs SS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

R Kavin, Akshay Srinivasan (vc), Ashwin Venkataraman, Daryl Ferrario, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar, Ravi Karthikeyan, Vijay Shankar, Shahrukh Khan (c), Murugan Ashwin, S Ajith Ram, M Ganesh Moorthi

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for LKK vs SS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

R Kavin, A Aarif, KH Gopinath, Akshay Srinivasan, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar, Vijay Shankar (c), Shahrukh Khan, Murugan Ashwin (vc), S Ajith Ram, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, S Boopalan

Today’s LKK vs SS Probable Winners:

Salem Spartans are expected to win this match.

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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.