Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021, Elite Group C: KER vs UP Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Kerala are expected to win this match.

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Match Details:

The Elite Group C match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 will be played between Kerala and Uttar Pradesh at KSCA Cricket (2) Ground, Alur on Monday.

The match is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM local time and IST. It can be watched live on Disney+Hotstar.


Kerala are set to lock horns with Uttar Pradesh in Elite C Group match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 on Monday. Kerala and Uttar Pradesh are ranked second and third consecutively on the Group C points table, after starting their campaign with a win each.

Kerala ace opener Robin Uthappa had a dream start to 2021 Vijay Hazare trophy by scoring a century against Odisha in just 85 balls. A 94-run partnership between Uttar Pradesh openers Abhishek Goswami and Karan Sharma was crucial in chasing down the target of 247 runs set by Karnataka. A mouth-watering encounter is on the cards with both teams flaring with confidence coming into this match.

KER vs UP Weather Report:

It will be a sunny afternoon here in Alur, with the temperature hovering around the 21 degrees mark. The chance of precipitation for this match is low.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch is expected to hang in balance for both batsmen and bowlers. However, the team that wins the toss will be looking to bat in the second innings.

Average first innings score:

224 (Last 2 games played on this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won ­– 2, Lost – 0, Tie – 0

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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

KER vs UP Today’s Probable Playing XIs:


Robin Uthappa, Vishnu Vinod, Sanju Samson (wk), Sachin Baby (c), Vathsal Govind, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Jalaj Saxena, MD Nidheesh, S Sreesanth, NP Basil, Sijomon Joseph


Sudhesan Midhun, Vinoop Manoharan, Salman Nizar, Rohan Kunnummal, Kalliparambil Rojith, Akshay Chandran

Uttar Pradesh

Abhishek Goswami, Karan Sharma, Priyam Garg, Akshdeep Nath, Rinku Singh, Upendra Yadav (wk), Shivam Sharma, Sameer Choudhary, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c), Mohsin Khan, Kartik Tyagi


Samarth Singh, Almas Shaukat, Shivam Mavi, Aryan Juyal, Shanu Saini, Aishwarya Mourya, Madhav Kaushik, Purnank Tyagi

KER vs UP Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match

Robin Uthappa scored a brilliant 100 at an impressive Strike rate of 125.88 in the opener of the Vijay Hazare 2021. He must be your first choice batter in this match as well.

Recent addition to the RCB team, Sachin Baby picked up one wicket at an economy of 6.33 runs per over and scored 40 runs in the first match of Vijay Hazare 2021.

Jalaj Saxena has picked up two wickets and has the best economy among Kerala bowlers of 4.77 runs per over. He is the go-to choice for Kerala captain for picking wickets.

Uttar Pradesh opener Abhishek Goswami has an average of 54 and showed great touch in their first match against Karnataka.

20-year-old Shivam Sharma has three wickets to his name at an economy of 4.44 runs per over. A wicket-taking bowler like him is sure to fetch you good fantasy points.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Vishnu Vinod, Akshdeep Nath

Vice-Captain Options – Robin Uthappa, Mohsin Khan

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KER vs UP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sanju Samson (C), Vishnu Vinod

Batters Robin Uthappa, Rinku Singh, Sachin Baby, Priyam Garg

All-Rounders – Jalaj Saxena (VC), Akshdeep Nath

Bowlers – Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shivam Sharma, S Sreesanth

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for AA vs CS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper –Upendra Yadav, Sanju Samson, Vishnu Vinod (C)

Batters – Rinku Singh, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Sachin Baby

All-Rounders – Jalaj Saxena, Karan Sharma

Bowlers –MD Nidheesh, Mohsin Khan (VC), Kartik Tyagi

Expert Advice:

It is advisable to pick Sanju Samson in your side as he will get you points with the bat as well as while wicket-keeping.

Probable Winners:

Kerala 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.