HIM vs PUN Dream11 : Third win in succession awaits Punjab when they face off against Himachal Pradesh today.
The ongoing edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy began with a defeat abut ever since then, the side have been only flawless to register the two wins on the bounce and move into fourth place with the two wins from three matches. It’s a sublime run of results which the side will be looking to resonate come today’s impending tie as they strive to continue their marauding path into the annuls of the points tally.
Playing against Chandigarh in their last match in what was a real test of Punjab’s mettle as they took on an unbeaten setup, Punjab’s win couldn’t have been more clinical as they outshone a staunch opposition in all the departments of the game. Restricting their opponents to just 131, they ended up cruising to a win with 7 balls and five wickets in hand, a result which holds them in good stead ahead of their encounter today.
Elsewhere, Himachal Pradesh come into today’s encounter in completely opposing form as compared to Punjab with the side winning their first match in three previously to curtail what a despondent start for the side.
And what will massively buoy them is not only the four points they accumulated from that fixture but the comprehensive way in which that win came about for them. The side were the dominant unit against Hyderabad right from ball one, scoring 183 before sending their opponents back to the pavilion for just 99 to register a massive 84 run win and move into fifth place in Group C.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
We couldn’t have asked for a better batting track with the average score while batting first being a strong 160 over here and the side chasing going onto better it on three out of five occasions. We should be in for the same conditions today as well, leading the side winning the toss opting to come out and chase in this imminent match.
Probable Playing 11
Abhimanyu Rana, Prashant Chopra, Ekant, Amit Kumar, Nitin Sharma, Rishi Dhawan, Ankush (C, WK), Kanwar Abhinay Singh, Ayush Jamwal, Pankaj Jaiswal, Mayank Dagar
Abhishek Sharma, Simran Singh (wk), Anmolpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh (C), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sharad Lumba, Harpreet Brar, Karab Kaila, Mayank Markande, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019-20
Match: Himachal Pradesh Vs Punjab Group C
Date And Time: 12th November, Tuesday- 1:30pm IST
Venue: Sector 16 Stadium, Chandigarh
Where To Watch: Star Sports 3
- Prashant Chopra, Nitin Sharma, Rishi Dhawan, Mayank Dagar
- Abhishek Sharma, Simran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Harpreet Brar
Top 4 Batting Order
- Abhimanyu Rana, Prashant Chopra, Ekant, Amit Kumar
- Abhishek Sharma, Simran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh
- Prashant Chopra, Nitin Sharma
- Simran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh
Death Overs Bowlers
- Ayush Jamwal, Pankaj Jaiswal
- Harpreet Brar, Mayank Markande
HIM vs PUN Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
His free flowing style of strokeplay has seen him register a run rate which has only sky rocketed with every passing innings to make Punjab’s wicket-keeper, Simran Singh our pick for this one.
HIM vs PUN Dream11 Batsmen
What lead us towards aligning ourselves to making Punjab’s Anmolpreet Singh our first pick in this docket was the pleasing to the eye performances he’s doled out on a consistent basis for the unit. The shortest format of the game is one where he thrives the most with his expansive and scintillating strokeplay seeing him garner up a bagful of runs.
The 81 runs in 3 matches make Prashant Chopra our first pick from Himachal Pradesh for today’s clash alongside Nitin Sharma who has the 46 in 2 encounters.
HIM vs PUN Dream11 All-Rounders
Infront of a batting unit of the calibre of Punjab, if Himachal Pradesh are to have any chance of winning today, it’s going to be down to their bowling unit. The side will be asked to snare wickets at regular intervals and crucial junctures, a gripping discourse which Rishi Dhawan is capable of carrying out given the four wickets he’s taken till now.
The 1,423 runs in 77 T20 matches see us get in Gurkeerat Singh Mann from Punjab for this one along with opener Abhishek Sharma given the escalated batting role he holds in his side.
HIM vs PUN Dream11 Bowling Order
We have kept things balanced over here, getting in the two bowlers apiece from either side with us beginning with the picks from Punjab first. The three wickets for Mayank Markande make him our first option with Harpreet Brar giving him company for the clash while from the other side we are getting in their leading wicket taker with the four wickets, Ayush Jamwal and three wicket man Mayank Dagar.
HIM vs PUN Dream11 Captain And Vice-Captain
We are reposing faith in Anmolpreet Singh to captain our side while Abhishek is being made the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.