Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20: Round 9, Elite Group C, Rajasthan vs Railways, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Railways batting was in prime form in the last game against Jammu and Kashmir. Hence picking more batsmen from Railways will be worth a punt.

Aniket Choudhary. (Photo: IANS)

Match Details:

The Round 9 Elite Group C game of the 2019-20 Vijay Hazare Trophy will be played between Railways and Rajasthan at the Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground in Jaipur.

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


Match Preview:

So, as the razmataz of the 2019-20 Vijay Hazare Trophy rolls on, Rajasthan will square-off against Railways in the Round 09 Elite Group C encounter on Sunday.

Rajasthan has had a forgettable tournament thus far. The Mahipal Lamror-led unit has lost five games on a bounce and is in desperate need of a victory if they are to resurrect their fledgling campaign. They come into this after another 47-run pounding, this time against Tripura where their batting-unit sans Mahipal Lomror [71] failed to put any sort of resistance and were bowled out for 238.

They’ll now face an equally beleaguered Railways, who after having started their campaign with an impressive 84-run win over Bihar, have now proceeded to lose three games on the bounce. Their latest defeat came at the hands of Jammu and Kashmir where despite an imperious batting effort- led by half-centuries from Arindam Ghosh [64] and Dinesh Mor [70]- the inability of their bowlers sans Himanshu Sangwan [3-66] to defend 6-285 paved way for a four-wicket defeat.

Weather Condition/Report:

The weather is expected to be bright and sunny at Jaipur tomorrow. According to the weather report, while the temperatures are expected to hover between 23-32 degrees, the humidity is expected to be 49 percent.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch at the Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground has been good for batting this far in the tournament. In the nine-game held at the venue in this season, the teams have racked up a score in excess of 250 on five occasions.

Average first innings score: 221 [In 9 matches this season]

Record of chasing teams: Won – 4, Lost – 5

Injury and Availability News:

Will be updated once we get any update

Probable Playing XIs:


Amitkumar Gautam, Chetan Bist [wk], Mahipal Lomror [c], Arjit Gupta, Rajesh Bishnoi, Ashok Menaria, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Abhimanyu Lamba, Ravi Bishnoi, Aniket Choudhary

Bench: Narender Singh, K Khaleel Ahmed, Salman Khan, Tajinder Singh, Tanveer Ul-Haq


Mrunal Devdhar, Pratham Singh, Ashish Sehrawat, Arindam Ghosh [c], Dinesh Mor [wk], Karn Sharma, Pradeep T, Harsh Tyagi, Karthik Raman, Himanshu Sangwan, Vikrant Rajput

Bench: Shivendra Singh, Amit Kuila, Manish Rao, Mangal Mahrour

Top Picks:

Rajasthan: Rajasthan’s nemesis has been the inconsistency of their batting unit. Skipper Mahipal Lomror [71] and wicket-keeper Chetan Bist [29] will have to take it upon themselves to spearhead the unit.

The trio of Aniket Choudhary [2-54], Ravi Bishnoi [2-47] and Rahul Chahar [2-64] claimed two wickets apiece in the last game.

Railways: Railways batting was really consistent in their last game against JK. While Arindam Ghosh [64] and Dinesh Mor [70] scored half-centuries, others too chipped in with valuable contributions.

But, it was their bowling that led to their undoing. Barring Himanshu Sangwan [3-66], none of the bowlers could put any sort of fight. Along with Sangwan, the onus will be Pradeep T and Karn Sharma to take more responsibility with the ball.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Arindam Ghosh, Mahipal Lomror

Vice-Captain – Dinesh Mor, Pratham Singh, Chetan Bist

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Chetan Bist

Batsmen – Arindam Ghosh (C), Ashish Sehrawat, Pratham Singh, Ashok Menaria, Amitkumar Gautam

All-Rounders – Mahipal Lomror (VC), Karn Sharma

Bowlers – Himanshu Sangwan, Aniket Choudhary, Ravi Bishnoi

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Dinesh Mor (VC)

Batsmen – Arindam Ghosh, Ashish Sehrawat, Arjit Gupta, Mrunal Devdhar

All-Rounders – Mahipal Lomror (C), Karn Sharma

Bowlers – Himanshu Sangwan, Pradeep T, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar


Expert Advice:

Railways batting was in prime form in the last game against Jammu and Kashmir. Hence picking more batsmen from Railways will be worth a punt.

Probable Winners:

Both sides have had a dismal run thus far. Having said that, considering Rajasthan will be playing at home, they’ll start as slight favorites.

*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.