TN vs PUN Fantasy Prediction: Tamil Nadu vs Punjab – 20 February 2021 (Indore). Baba Aparajith and N Jagadeesan are the players to look out for in the fantasy teams.
Tamil Nadu will take on Punjab in the league match of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021, which will be played at the Emerald High School Ground in Indore.
Tamil Nadu won the recent Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, whereas they lost in the Finals of Vijay Hazare Trophy last year. They are a very strong side and will aim for double championship success. Punjab, on the other hand, lost in the Quarter-Finals of SMAT 2021, and they also have exciting players in their ranks. This game can be a close one.
Pitch Report – This track should be good for batting.
Match Details :
Time:- 9:00 AM IST, Live on Hotstar
Probable XI for both sides:-
Tamil Nadu – Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, Arun Karthik, Baba Aparajith, Baba Indrajith, Dinesh Karthik, Shahrukh Khan, M Mohammed, Murugan Ashwin, K Vignesh, R Sai Kishore.
Punjab – Prabhsimran Singh, Abhishek Sharma, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Anmolpreet Singh, Karan Kaila, Harpreet Brar, Mayank Markande, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Siddharth Kaul.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
B Aparajith, D Karthik, S Kaul, P Singh, and N Jagadeesan.
Note:- The Stats mentioned are of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020, or stated otherwise.
TN vs PUN Team Wicket-Keeper
D Karthik (Price 9.5) and P Singh (Price 8.5) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Karthik scored 418 runs last season at an average of 59.71, whereas he had a strike-rate of 121.15. Singh scored 341 runs in the recent SMAT at an average of 85.25, whereas his strike-rate was 142.08. Both of them are aggressive players.
TN vs PUN Team Batsmen
M Singh (Price 9.5) and A Singh (Price 9) will be our batsmen from Punjab. Mandeep scored 185 runs in the recent SMAT by getting out just once, whereas his strike-rate was 142.30. Anmolpreet scored 192 runs in the last Vijay Hazare season and is a technically strong batsman.
N Jagadeesan (Price 10) will be our batsman from Tamil Nadu. Jagadeesan scored 364 runs in the recent SMAT at an average of 72.80, whereas his strike-rate was 171.08. He is a brilliant opener.
[You can also take Arun Karthik instead of Anmolpreet Singh]
TN vs PUN Team All-Rounders
A Sharma (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Punjab. Sharma scored 164 runs last season at an average of 23.42, whereas he is a handy off-spinner. He is going to open the innings for Punjab.
B Aparajith (Price 9) will be our all-rounder from Tamil Nadu. Baba scored 598 runs last season at an average of 66.44, whereas he scalped 11 wickets in bowling. He is the leading all-rounder of the side.
TN vs PUN Team Bowlers
S Sharma (Price 9) and S Kaul (Price 9) will be our bowlers from Punjab. Sharma scalped 17 wickets last season, whereas Kaul scalped 16. Both of them are genuine wicket-takers and have the ability to swing the ball.
M Mohammed (Price 9) and M Ashwin (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from Tamil Nadu. Mohammed scalped 16 wickets last season, whereas Ashwin scalped 14. Both of them bowled well in the recent SMAT as well.
Match Prediction: Tamil Nadu will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Baba Aparajith and N Jagadeesan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Dinesh Karthik and Mandeep Singh
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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.