PUN vs UP Fantasy Prediction: Punjab vs Uttar Pradesh – 10 January 2021 (Alur). The premier T20 domestic tournament of India is finally here.
Uttar Pradesh will take on Punjab in the Elite Group of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 which will be played at the KSCA Ground in Alur.
The Indian domestic cricket season is finally back with the T20 competition. Suresh Raina is the star attraction of the UP side, whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar also returns to action. Punjab will be lead by Mandeep Singh, whereas Sandeep Sharma, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, etc are also there in the team. This game promises to be an exciting one.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been decent for batting based on the previous records. The average 1st inning score in the last five T20s played at this ground is 135 runs.
Last 5 Games Played: Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 2.
Match Details :
Time:- 12:00 PM IST, Live on Hotstar
Probable XI for both sides:-
Punjab – Mandeep Singh, Prabhsimran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Abhishek Sharma, Karan Kaila, Harpreet Brar, Sandeep Sharma, Mayank Markande, Siddharth Kaul, Arshdeep Singh.
Uttar Pradesh – Priyam Garg, Samarth Singh, Suresh Raina, Rinku Singh, Dhurv Jurel, Shubham Chaubey, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shivam Mavi, Ankit Rajpoot, Mohsin Khan, Shiva Singh.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Abhishek Sharma, Suresh Raina, Anmolpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
PUN vs UP Team Wicket-Keeper
Prabhsimran Singh (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. He is a young talented batsman and is expected to bat in the top-order. Prabh loves to play an aggressive brand of cricket.
PUN vs UP Team Batsmen
Mandeep Singh (Price 9.5), Anmolpreet Singh (Price 9), and Gurkeerat Mann (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from Punjab. Mandeep had a decent IPL 2020, whereas he scored 270 runs at an S/R of 145.94 in the last season. Anmolpreet scored 276 runs in the last season, whereas Mann scored 238 runs. All three of them are brilliant batsmen and have the ability to turn the game.
Suresh Raina (Price 9.5) and Priyam Garg (Price 9) will be our batsmen from Uttar Pradesh. Raina does not need any stats to prove his class in this format of the game. Garg had a decent U-19 World-Cup whereas, he scored 133 runs in the IPL 2020 too. Both of them are going to bat in the top-order for the side.
PUN vs UP Team All-Rounders
Abhishek Sharma (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from Punjab. Sharma scored 214 runs last season at a strike-rate of 145.57, whereas he scalped four wickets as well. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
PUN vs UP Team Bowlers
Sandeep Sharma (Price 9) and Arshdeep Singh (Price 9) will be our bowlers from Punjab. Sharma scalped fourteen wickets in IPL 2020, whereas Arshdeep scalped nine. Both of them are wicket-taking pacers, whereas the left-arm angle of Arshdeep gives him an extra edge.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Price 9.5) and Ankit Rajpoot (Price 8.5) will our bowlers from Uttar Pradesh. Bhuvi is a vital bowler with the new ball, whereas he is a death overs specialist too. Rajpoot scalped 12 wickets in just 6 games last season, whereas his economy was just 6.90. Both of them are experienced pacers.
Match Prediction: Punjab will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Suresh Raina and Abhishek Sharma
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Mandeep Singh and Bhuvneshwar Kumar
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Fantasy Team 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.