MUM vs KER Fantasy Prediction: Mumbai vs Kerala – 13 January 2021 (Mumbai). Kerala would want to get their second win on the trot, whereas Mumbai are in search of their first.
Mumbai will take on Kerala in the Elite Group of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, which will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Kerala registered a brilliant victory in their last game, whereas the Mumbai side suffered a defeat to Delhi. Both teams have some fine T20 talents in their ranks, and this game can be a great one to watch out for. The players like Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, S Sreesanth, etc are on the display.
Pitch Report – The track of Wankhede Stadium is very good for batting, whereas there is a little help for the pacers as well in bowling.
Match Details :
Time:- 7:00 PM IST, Live on Hotstar
Probable XI for both sides:-
Mumbai – Yashasvi Jaiswal, Aditya Tare, Suryakumar Yadav, Sarfaraz Khan, Siddhesh Lad, Sujit Nayak, Shivam Dubey, Shams Mulani, Shubham Ranjane, Tushar Deshpande, Dhawal Kulkarni.
Kerala – Robin Uthappa, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Sanju Samson, Sachin Baby, Vishnu Vinod, Salman Nizar, Jalaj Saxena, Basil Thampi, S Sreesanth, KM Asif, Sudeshan Midhun.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Jalaj Saxena, Sachin Baby, and Shivam Dube.
MUM vs KER Team Wicket-Keeper
Sanju Samson (Price 10) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Sanju had a brilliant IPL 2020, whereas he has made his spot in the Indian T20 team as well. He is a wonderful t20 player and has scored over 3800 runs.
MUM vs KER Team Batsmen
Sachin Baby (Price 9) and Robin Uthappa (Price 9.5) will be our batsmen from Kerala. Baby scored 225 runs last season at an average of 37.50, whereas Uthappa scored 139 at an average of 27.80. Both of them are experienced players in this format of the game.
Suryakumar Yadav (Price 10) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Mumbai. Surya was brilliant in the IPL, whereas he scored 392 runs at an average of 56 in the last season. Yashasvi has a List-A double-hundred under his belt, whereas he was brilliant in the U-19 World Cup too. Both of them are technically solid players.
MUM vs KER Team All-Rounders
Shivam Dube (Price 9.5) will be our all-rounder from Mumbai. Dubey has a strike-rate of 135.03 in T20 cricket, whereas he played a brilliant knock of 63 runs in the previous game. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
Jalaj Saxena (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Kerala. Saxena scalped eight wickets last season, whereas he scalped three in the previous game as well. He is a veteran all-rounder.
MUM vs KER Team Bowlers
Dhawal Kulkarni (Price 9) and Shams Mulani (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Mumbai. Shams scalped 11 wickets last season, whereas Kulkarni scalped seven. Both of them are wicket-takers, and Mulani scalped a couple of wickets in the previous game.
S Sreesanth (Price 8.5) and Basil Thampi (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Kerala. Sreesanth made a good comeback in the last game, whereas Thampi scalped five wickets last season. Both of them are aggressive pacers and hunt for wickets.
Match Prediction: Mumbai will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Suryakumar Yadav and Sanju Samson
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Shivam Dube and Robin Uthappa
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