KER Vs DEL Dream11 Team And Match Report: The newest edition of the Ranji Trophy gets underway with Kerala and Delhi going at loggerheads.
With white ball cricket folding down its curtains in the Indian domestic cricketing arena, the focus now shifts to the longest format of the game as the traditional Rani Trophy begins for its 2019-20 instalment starting this Monday. Beginning today, Kerala and Delhi will become the first sides to thrown open the doors of the 86th edition of the test cricket tournamnet.
Comprised of 38 teams broken down into groups of 4, Elite Groups A and B have the 8 teams apiece in each them with five sides from either group making it into the ensuing round of the tournamnet. Elsewhere, Elite Group C and the Plate Group will have the 10 teams in each of them with two progressing from Group C while the solitary side from the Plate Group will move onto the quarter-finals.
Paired in Elite Group a, both of our opponents of the day will be looking to begin their seasons with aplomb and dole out an intricate and riveting brand of cricket to lay down an early marker for their credentials for the glistening trophy. A win in this encounter would see them get their campaigns underway in style and given the worldclass players lining up both the units, we are bound to be revelled in an enthralling brand of cricket.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
A wicket which will take no time in crumbling, cracking and opening up, this is a track where the bowlers who are willing to take pace off the ball will thrive and flourish. Given the manner in which the wicket will regress, wane and waver as the match runs down its course, the team winning the toss is set to come out and bat first in this one.
Probable Playing 11
Robin Uthappa, Vishnu Vinod, Jalaj Saxena, Sachin Baby (C), S Sandeep Warrier, S Midhun, Mohammed Azharuddin (WK), MD Nidheesh, Salman Nizar, Basil Thampi, KM Asif
Nitish Rana, Dhruv Shorey (C), Pawan Suyal, Anuj Rawat (WK), Hiten Dalal, Pradeep Sangwan, Navdeep Saini, Lalit Yadav, Shivam Sharma, Kunwar Bidhuri, Vikas Mishra
Ranji Trophy 2019-20
Match: Kerala Vs Delhi Elite Group A
Date And Time: 9th December, Sunday- 8:45am IST
Venue: St Xavier’s College Ground, Thiruvananthapuram
- Vishnu Vinod, Sachin Baby, S Sandeep Warrier, KM Asif
- Dhruv Shorey, Anuj Rawat, Lalit Yadav, Vikas Mishra
Top 4 Batting Order
- Robin Uthappa, Vishnu Vinod, Jalaj Saxena, Sachin Baby
- Nitish Rana, Dhruv Shorey, Pawan Suyal, Anuj Rawat
Test Cricket Specialist Batsmen
- Vishnu Vinod, Sachin Baby
- Dhruv Shorey, Anuj Rawat
Long Spell Bowlers
- Salman Nizar, Basil Thampi
- Lalit Yadav, Shivam Sharma
KER Vs DEL Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
One of Delhi’s best players across the Vijay Hazare Trophy and the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, their wicket-keeper Anuj Rawat is an instant pick for us in this facet of our Dream 11 framework. The batsman has been in immaculate form in the white ball format and his application, technique and patience is going to reap equal rewards for the side in red ball cricket as well.
KER Vs DEL Dream11 Batsmen
The 1,989 runs he’s amassed till date in the test cricket format at the domestic level sees us move in with Delhi’s Dhruv Shorey as our first name in this section of our Dream 11 side. An exceptional player, his fight and character makes for an intoxicating brew, one which is bound to see the player be unperturbed by the tricky batting conditions on offer today.
Elsewhere, with 2,921 runs to his name, Kerala’s captain, Sachin Baby is going to be the first player from the side to make an advent in our Dream 11 outfit of the day with us pairing him alongside Salman Nizar given his role with the ball as well.
KER Vs DEL Dream11 All-Rounders
The staggering 6,153 runs he’s garnered up in the domestic arena make Jalaj Saxena the first name to be inducted into our Dream 11 side of our day. With Delhi coming packed with sensational names in their bowling department, Jalaj will be an instrumental name for Kerala, someone who’ll not only need to wreck fort but also see away Delhi’s brand of treacherous bowling while keeping the runs coming steadily at the same time.
Elsewhere, Delhi will find representation in the form of Lalit Yadav for the upcoming fixture in this slot of our side.
KER Vs DEL Dream11 Bowling Order
The nature of the track meant that we were also going to usher in a hoard of names in this docket of our side for the tie. We begin with our picks from Delhi, a side which sees us venturing in with a trio of selection for the contest with us beginning with the vibrant Shivam Sharma, someone whose needed just 12 matches to snare 38 wickets to his name.
Kunwar Bidhuri will be made his partner for the contest alongside Pawan Suyal, a name who earns a role in our side given his escalated role in the batting order, one which makes him an excellent pick for the contest. From Kerala on the other hand we have gone in with both of their new ball operators with the deadly partnership of Basil Thampi and Sandeep Warrier set to pepper their opposition with ominous deliveries consistently.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Shorey will be representing our side out as the captain for this encounter while Saxena is our 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.