The 2019-20 season of Vijay Hazare Trophy is beginning tomorrow. Total 38 teams who are divided into four groups will participate in it.
In group A, Karnataka will begin their campaign against Hyderabad in Alur tomorrow. Karnataka have a strong squad consisting of KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Gopal, Prasidh Krishna and Jagadeesha Suchit etc and they also have good experience of playing in Alur which will help them. On the other hand, Hyderabad is boosted by the return of Ambati Rayudu and the likes of Mohammad Siraj and Akshath Reddy will also play an important role.
Match Details :
Match : KAR vs HYD, Karnataka vs Hyderabad, Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20
Date and Time : 24 September 2019, 9.00 AM IST
Venue : Alur Cricket Ground, Bangalore
Karnataka Team News and Expected Playing XI :
Team News :
1. Manish Pandey will captain Karnataka team for the first three matches.
2. Devdutt Padikkal and KV SIddharth could make their List A debuts.
3. Former captain Vinay Kumar has moved to Puducherry for this season.
4. Mayank Agarwal has been rested ahead of India’s Test series against South Africa.
5. There are no major injury concerns for Karnataka team.
Expected Playing XI :
Manish Pandey (c), KL Rahul, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Jagadeesha Suchit, Abhimanyu Mithun, Prasidh Krishna, Praveen Dubey, Devdutt Padikkal, K Siddharth, Pavan Deshpande
Hyderabad Team News and Expected Playing XI :
Team News :
1. Ambati Rayudu has come out of retirement and will be captaining Hyderabad in this season of Vijay Hazare Trophy.
2. Mohammad Siraj is available for the entire tournament.
3. There are no major injury concerns for Hyderabad team.
Expected Playing XI :
Ambati Rayudu (c), Tanmay Agarwal, Akshath Reddy, Rohit Rayudu, Bavanaka Sandeep, Jamalpur Mallikarjun (wk), Chama Milind, Mohammad Siraj, Mehdi Hasan, Palakodeti Sairam, Ajay dev Goud
KAR vs HYD Dream11 Prediction :
Wicketkeeper : KL Rahul
Batsmen : Manish Pandey, Tanmay Agarwal, Rohit Rayudu
All-rounders : Krishnappa Gowtham, Bavanaka Sandeep
Bowlers : Prasidh Krishna, Shreyas Gopal, Mohammad Siraj, Jagadeesha Suchit, Mehdi Hasan
Captain and Vice Captain :
Captain Manish Pandey or KL Rahul and Vice Captain Rohit Rayudu or Krishnappa Gowtham
Stats and Facts –
1. Following Karnataka players performed very well in the last season of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20
Krishnappa Gowtham – 12 wickets @ 22.33 (1*4-for) and 85 runs @ 21.3 in 7 matches
Shreyas Gopal – 144 runs @ 48 and 5 wickets in 7 matches
2. Following Hyderabad players did very well in the last season of Vijay Hazare Trophy-
Rohit Rayudu – 398 runs @ 66.33 in 9 innings (1*100, 3*50)
Bavanaka Sandeep – 371 runs @ 61.83 in 8 innings (3*50)
Tanmay Agarwal – 303 runs @ 37.87 in 9 innings (3*50)
Mehdi Hasan – 15 wickets @ 18.13 in 9 innings (1*5-for)
Chama Milind – 11 wickets @ 23.81 in 8 innings (1*5-for)
Mohammad Siraj – 8 wickets @ 29.25 in 7 innings
3. Manish Pandey has been in good form for India A in List A Cricket this year as he amassed 295 runs @ 42.14 in 8 innings (1*100, 1*50).
4. KL Rahul has had tough time in Test cricket in recent times but he has been good in limited overs in this time period and should be determined to make a come back in Indian team through this tournament.
5. Ambati Rayudu hasn’t played any type of cricket for time being and it will not be easy for him to perform straightway.
6. Karnataka is favourite to win this match.