T10 League, 2018
Punjabi Legends vs Kerala Knights, 14th Match Preview
It is now time for the intergroup challenge, and the 14th match of the competition will witness a clash between the Kerala Knights and Punjabi Legends.
Both teams have managed only one win to their name from the three matches they have played. Punjabi Legends win came in their opening game against Maratha Arabians by 43 runs whereas, Kerala Knights also won their opening game against Pakhtoons by 8 wickets.
Both teams lost their way since then and were tonked all around the park in their following encounters. The Legends have been tentative in their batting approach which has led their defeat on two occasions back-to-back.
The story has been almost the same for the two sides which makes this contest even and the two sides are expected to come out all guns blazing.
Venue- Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah
Matchday- November 26, Monday at 10:15 PM IST
Read on for PUN vs KER team news and PUN vs KER dream11 prediction.
Punjabi Legends- Luke Ronchi (c & wk), Praveen Kumar, Jade Dernbach, Hasan Khan, Evin Lewis, Umar Akmal, Tom Moores, Mohammad Sami, Chris Jordan, Zahir Khan, Shaiman Anwar, Liam Plunkett, Anwar Ali, Mitchell McClenaghan.
Kerala Knights- Eoin Morgan(c), Kieron Pollard, Sohail Tanvir, R Singh Sodhi, Paul Stirling, Sandeep Lamichhane, Upul Tharanga, Tom Curran, Chris Gayle, Wayne Parnell, Fabien Alen, Imran Nazir, Benny Howell, Abdul Shakoor, Muhammad Naveed.
Here’s the probable PUN vs KER playing 11-
Wicketkeeper: Tom Moores
Batsmen: Evin Lewis, Luke Ronchi(c), Umar Akmal, Shaiman Anwar,
All-rounder- Chris Jordan, Anwar Ali
Bowlers- Mitchell McClenaghan, Liam Plunkett, Mohammad Sami, Zahir Khan (Doubt: Praveen Kumar, Hassan Khan)
Wicket-Keeper:- Upul Tharanga
Batters:- Chris Gayle, Eoin Morgan(c), Paul Stirling, Reetinder Sodhi (Doubt: Imran Nazir)
All-rounder:- Wayne Parnell, Kieron Pollard
Bowlers:- Fabian Allen, Mohammad Naveed, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sohail Tanveer
Kerala Knights: Their batting revolves around the big names like Chris Gayle, Eoin Morgan and Kieron Pollard, although they haven’t performed to their potential, still they are a vindictive side.
Paul Stirling has got some runs for them this season and there would be a prize on his wicket. In the bowling department, Sandeep Lamichhane has been the most impressive guy with 6 scalps to his name.
Punjabi Legends: They have struggled a lot in their batting department, they heavily rely on the likes Umar Akmal, Shaiman Anwar and skipper Luke Ronchi to get them going with the bat.
Their bowling would be spearheaded by Chris Jordan and Zahir Khan who are the leading wicket-takers for the Legends.