December 5, 2018
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PUN vs HIM Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, Team News & Playing 11

By Yash Mittal

PUN vs HIM Dream11 Prediction

Ranji Trophy, 2018 | Punjab vs Himachal Pradesh, Round 05, Elite Group B | PUN vs HIM Who Will Win

The Big Picture

The Round 05, Elite Group B encounter will see Punjab lock horns with Himachal Pradesh at the PCA Stadium in Mohali.

Punjab aim for an encore; Himachal seek revival

Siddharth Kaul [6-32] masterclass with the ball was at the heart of Punjab’s 10-wicket thumping of Delhi as the right-hander claimed 6-32 to bundle out Rana-led Delhi for 107 in the first innings. Apart from Kaul, Vinay Choudhary too chipped in with seven wickets in the match, including four in the second innings.

Kaul and Choudhary’s effort with the ball was backed up Punjab’s batting and despite Yuvraj Singh’s [24] failure, skipper Mandeep Singh scored a patient 90 to notch up a 175-run lead. Gautam Gambhir’s 60 in the second innings was the only bright spot for Delhi in the second innings as they were bowled out for 179 to hand Punjab a ten-wicket win.

Himachal Pradesh, on the other hand, finds themselves at the bottom of the pile in the points table after they succumbed to a ten-wicket defeat at the hands of Hyderabad. Both sides were on equal footing after the end of the first innings with only a run separating the two.

But, a sensational collapse in the second innings saw Himachal get blown away for 97 with Ravi Kiran [4-34] and Tanay Thyagarajan [3-9] wreaking havoc to hand Prashant Chopra-led side a ten-wicket shellacking.

Match Details

Venue:- PCA Stadium, Mohali

Match Timing:- Thursday, December 06- 09, 2018, 09:30 AM IST

PUN vs HIM Team News

  • Ankush Bains has been named in the U-23 squad for ACC Emerging Cup. Prashant Chopra is likely to take up the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Shubhman Gill is currently featuring for India A in New Zealand. He will also miss out from tomorrow’s encounter.
  • Anmolpreet Singh, Siddarth Kaul and Mayank Markande will be missing tomorrow’s game as they are currently playing for India A in New Zealand.

PUN vs HIM Squad


Mandeep Singh (c), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Jiwanjot Singh, Baltej Singh, Barinder Sran, Shubek Gill, Sharad Lumba, Sanvir Singh, Vinay Choudhary, Anmolpreet Singh, Arpit Pannu, Abhishek Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Abhishek Gupta (wk), Shubek Gill, Raghu Sharma, Sharad Lumba

Himachal Pradesh-

Pankaj Jaiswal, Mayank Dagar, Priyanshu Khanduri, Ekant Sen, Arpit Guleria, Amit Kumar, Prashant Chopra (c), Gurvinder Singh, Rishi Dhawan, Sumeet Verma, Nikhil Gangta, Ankit Kalsi, Akash Vasisht, Shresth Nirmohi

PUN vs HIM Playing 11

Here’s how both teams’ might line-up:-


Wicket-keeper – Abhishek Gupta

Batters – Abhishek Sharma,  Mandeep Singh, Jiwanjot Singh, Yuvraj Singh (D:- Sharad Lumba, A Kalsi)

All-rounder – Gurkeerat Singh Mann,  Sanvir Singh

Bowlers –  Vinay Choudhary (D:- Barinder Sran, B Singh)

Himachal Pradesh

Wicket-keeper – Prashant Chopra

Batsmen –  Priyanshu Khanduri,  Ekant Sen, Nikhil Gangta, Sumeet Verma

All-rounders –  Rishi Dhawan (D:- Akash Vashisht)

Bowlers – Arpit Guleria, Gurwinder Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal, Mayank Dagar (Shresth Nirmohi)

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PUN vs HIM Dream11 Team

Wicket-keeper – With Ankush Bains in the U-23 squad, Abhishek Gupta is a safe bet for the wicket-keepers spot.

Batters – Prashant Chopra [110] and Mandeep Singh [90] led their side from the front in the last game. They, along with Jiwanjot Singh [222 runs at 44.40] and Abhishek Sharma [121 runs at 40.33] will lead the batting unit.

Fantasy Tip:- Himachal’s batting was lacklustre in the last game. We will advise you to pick more batters from Punjab.

All-rounder – Gurkeerat Singh Mann [163 runs] and Rish Dhawan are safe bets for the all-rounder spot.

Fantasy Tip- Yuvraj Singh failed to get going in the last game, but the talisman is too good a player to miss out regularly. You can go for him in your Grand League team.

Bowlers –  Vinay Choudhary too chipped in with seven wickets. From Himachal, Mayank Dagar [9 wickets] and Pankaj Jaiswal [10 wickets] are safe bets.

Team 01 & 02

Note: This PUN vs HIM Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis PUN vs HIMteam news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the PUN vs HIM Dream11 Prediction. Also, hit the bell icon on the bottom right side of your screen to get all the latest Dream11 prediction updates.

Yash Mittal

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