TN Vs RJS Dream11 Team And Match Report: Second final of the showpiece tournamnet sees Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan go at loggerheads this Friday.
An enthralling and intriguing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is all set to wind up its 2019 sortie with the tournamnet traversing through to its culminating stages. Down to it business end, the marquee T20 domestic tournamnet sees the second semi-final between Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan get underway today to give us the final team to battle it out for the glistening and coveted.
Looking to reserve their place in the sanctum summit clash, both the sides are set to spare no expense in a bid to get past the final hurdle which lies in their way. Ending in first place in Group B of the Super League, Tamil Nadu ended up persevering in a group where the clamour for first spot was colossal with the barest of net run-rates seeing the side end ahead of Karnataka and Mumbai.
It came courtesy of a routing of Jharkhand in their culminating contest, a match which saw them engulf their opponents in a turmoil as they sent them packing for a howler of an 86, a score which the side needed just 14 wickets to peel down with 8 wickets to spare. Elsewhere, Rajasthan pulled off an incredible performance against a staunch Delhi side on the culminating day of the Super League stage to seal their berth in second place of Group A to find themselves here.
Despite tottering at 79-5 at one stage, the side ended up making 11 before a pinch perfect bowling performance saw them defend 133 as they kept picking up wickets at regular intervals too stall Delhi’s run chase by jus two runs. It’s a display they’ll be looking to emanate come today’s encounter as well as they take on a pristine bowling unit which ha doled out some stellar performances.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
A sublime wicket for the bats, this is a hard, brown and sold surface, one completely devoid of anything in it for the bowlers. Chasing is tough under the lights, something which will lead the side winning the toss opting to come out and bat first and pile on a behemoth of a score in this encounter.
Probable Playing 11
Shahrukh Khan, Hari Nishanth, Washington Sundar, Baba Aparajith, Dinesh Karthik (C, WK), Vijay Shankar, Jagatheesab Kousik, Murugan Ashwin, R Sai Kishore, T Natarajan, M Siddharth
Manender Narender Singh (WK), Ankit Lamba, Mahipal Lomror, Rajesh Bishnoi, Arjit Gupta, Chandrapal Singh, Rahul Chahar, Salman Faruk Khan, Deepak Chahar (C), Aniket, Khaleel Ahmed
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019-20
Match: Tamil Nadu Vs Rajasthan Second Semi-Final
Date And Time: 29th November, Friday- 6:30pm IST
Venue: Lalabhai Contractor Stadium, Surat
Where To Watch: Star Sports 2/HD
- Shahrukh Khan, Hari Nishanth, Jagatheesab Kousik, M Siddharth
- Ankit Lamba, Mahipal Lomror, Arjit Gupta, Chandrapal Singh
Top 4 Batting Order
- Shahrukh Khan, Hari Nishanth, Washington Sundar, Baba Aparajith
- Manender Narender Singh, Ankit Lamba, Mahipal Lomror, Rajesh Bishnoi
- Shahrukh Khan, Hari Nishanth
- Mahipal Lomror, Arjit Gupta
Death Overs Bowlers
- Jagatheesab Kousik, T Natarajan, M Siddharth
- Deepak Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed
TN Vs RJS Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
With 264 runs in 8 matches, Tamil Nadu’s Dinesh Karthik is selected in the wicket-keeping slot for today’s encounter. He’s not gotten much time to bat in the middle in the side’s last couple of matches but this could be a match where he comes out to bat and play his shots freely.
TN Vs RJS Dream11 Batsmen
Shahrukh Khan is brought in as well from Tamil Nadu for this impending contest whilst from Rajasthan we are opting in a partnership of bats. Up infront of such a formidable and deadly bowling unit, the side will massively rely on these two names to try and pile on a colossal score on a wicket where a massive amount of runs will need to be perturbed in quest of a win.
With 266 runs in 10 matches, Ankit Lamba is the leading run getter for the side to see him become the first selection from the unit with Arjit Gupta partnering him up after playing a match winning knock for his side in the bygone contest.
TN Vs RJS Dream11 All-Rounders
As we continue traversing for batting names from Rajasthan, our perusal lead us towards the pick of Mahipal Lomror, someone who has accumulated 184 runs till now in the tournamnet to emerge as a quintessential player for the side. Chandrapal Singh has been equally integral for the side with his brand of off spin seeing him lure batsmen to go after him and hole the ball out to the fielders whilst from the other side of the facet we have indulged in Vijay Shankar who has 166 runs along with the 4 wickets.
TN Vs RJS Dream11 Bowling Order
Although this is an exceptional batting track, the bowling segment is still the most heavily decked up contingent of our Dream 11 side given the worldclass bowlers both the sides come bestowed with. We begin with Tamil Nadu, a side which has flourished owing to its bowlers, names who have shown their mettle to mull sides and tarnish them with wickets at crucial junctures.
We begin with the team’s leading wicket taker with Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore coming in after having taken a stellar 19 wickets till now in the league. He finds company in the form of M Siddharth who has wrecked havoc recently with 11 wickets in 3 matches while we have an akin duo come in from Rajasthan as well.
It begins with Deepak Chahar who has taken 11 wickets till now with Khaleel Ahmed coming in as well with his 12 wickets as we opt for both the Indian pacers from the side for this clash.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Arjit will be captaining our side for the day while M Siddharth 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.