Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20: Round 3, Elite Group C, Railways vs Madhya Pradesh, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20: Round 3, Elite Group C, Railways vs Madhya Pradesh, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Considering the current form, Railways will start as overwhelming favourites tomorrow.

Karn Sharma
Karn Sharma of India. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The Round 03 game of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 Elite Group C will be played between Railways and Madhya Pradesh at the Jaipuriya Vidhalaya Ground in Jaipur.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (IST); 3:30 AM (GMT).

Match Preview

As the caravan of the 2019 Vijay Hazare Trophy rolls on, Railways will square off against Madhya Pradesh in the Round 03 Elite Group C encounter in Jaipur. Riding on an all-round batting performance; one which was spearheaded by skipper Arindam Ghosh’s 96 and Vikrant Rajput’s 70, the Railways notched up a commanding total of 6-289 after 50 overs.

With the ball, it was Karn Sharma’s 3-23 that paved the way for an 84-run win for the Railways as none of the Bihar batsmen barring Shasheem Rathoure, who scored an unbeaten 86, could pose any resistance. Railways will now lock horns with Madhya Pradesh, who is coming off a 104-run shellacking at the hands of Tripura after their batters failed to put forward any challenge to the target of 269.


Weather Condition/Report:

The weather at Jaipur continues to be inclement. According to the weather report, scattered thunderstorms are expected in Jaipur throughout Friday. While the maximum and minimum temperature will hover around 23-30 degrees, the humidity is expected to be 75 percent. There is a 40 percent chance of rain tomorrow between 11 AM and 4 PM.

Pitch Condition/Report:

This will be the third game that will be played at the Jaipuria Vidalya Ground in Jaipur. The wicket at the venue has been good, offering help to both fast bowlers and spinners while the batsmen have also scored runs. With Friday expected to be another rainy day, one can expect the fast bowlers to exploit the conditions on offer.

Average score: 261 (After two games in the season)

Record of the chasing teams: Won-0, Lost-2 [In 2019 VHT]

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Railways:

Mrunal Dev, Mangal Mahrour, Ashish Sehrawat, Arindam Ghosh (c), Vikrant Rajput, Karn Sharma, Harsh Tyagi, Pradeep T, Karthik Raman, Dinesh Mor, Amit Kuila

Bench: Shivendra Singh, Pratham Singh, Manish Rao

Madhya Pradesh

Naman Ojha (c), Ajay Rohera (wk), Rajat Patidar, Yash Dubey, Parth Sahani, Ananad Bais, Ishwar Pandey, Venkatesh Iyer, Gaurav Yadav, Kuldeep Sen, Kumar Kartikeya

Bench: Avesh Khan, Saransh Jain, Mihir Hirwani, Rahul Batham, Mukul Raghav, Rishabh Chouhan


Top Picks:

Railways: Arindam Ghosh (96) and Vikrant Rajput (70) were the cornerstones around which the Railways batting unit built the eventual match-winning score. They will once again be the key to their fortunes. Karn Sharma, who claimed 3-23 in the last game will lead the bowling unit along with Amit Kuila and Pradeep T.

Madhya Pradesh: For MP, none of their batters barring Rajat Patidar (41) could pose any resistance against Tripura. He will hope that experienced campaigners in Naman Ojha come to the party and contribute from the top.

The bowling unit will be in the safe hands of Ishwar Pandey (2-41), Gaurav Yadav (1-44) and Kumar Karthikeya (1-36).

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Arindam Ghosh, Vikrant Rajput

Vice-Captain – Karn Sharma, Ajay Rohera, Naman Ojha

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Ajay Rohera

Batters – Rajat Patidar, Parth Sahani, Arindam Ghosh [c], Mangal Mahrour, Vikrant Rajput

All-Rounders – Harsh Tyagi, Karn Sharma [vc]

Bowlers – Ishwar Pandey, Kuldeep Sen, Pradeep T

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Ajay Rohera [vc]

Batters – Yash Dubey, Arindam Ghosh, Mangal Mahrour, Vikrant Rajput [c], Ashish Sehrawat

All-Rounders – Venkatesh Iyer, Karn Sharma

Bowlers – Ishwar Pandey, Kumar Kartikeya, Amit Kuila

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Expert Advice:

With rain expected to play a spoilsport, it will be prudent to pick more top-order batsmen in your Fantasy 11.

Probable Winners:

Considering the current form, Railways will start as overwhelming favourites tomorrow.

*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.