Cricket match date: 02nd August 2019
Cricket match time: 03:15 pm IST
Cricket match location: NPR College Ground, Dindigul
Cricket Match format: T20
Team A: Lyca Kovai Kings
Team B: Siechem Madurai Panthers
Team A Captain: Abhinav Mukund
Team B Captain: PS Chandran
Cricket Match Preview:
Two cricket teams, Lyca Kovai Kings and Siechem Madurai Panthers, having lost their last respective games will clash with each other on a double-header day at the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). Although Kovai Kings are well-placed at this stage at number four on the points table, they would like to register at least two more wins to seal the semifinal spot. Madurai Panthers, on the other hand, are in a more desperate situation.
Before losing the last cricket game, Kovai Kings had won two cricket games against Ruby Trichy Warriors and VB Kanchi Veerans. However, their momentum was curtailed a bit against Chepauk Super Gillies. Kovai Kings, on electing to bat first, scored just 115 runs after 20 overs and were never in the game post that.
Siechem Madurai Panthers, on the other hand, are still very much in contention. They have won only one game of cricket so far, but if they can get their act together in the remaining cricket games, they can still qualify. They began well earlier in the tournament against Jones TUTI Patriots. They won their first cricket game of the tournament by beating them easily by nine wickets. However, in their next cricket game against Dindigul Dragons, they could not quite perform to their potential and lost the cricket game quite easily by 30 runs.
In the last four cricket games between the two sides, Kovai Kings have won two cricket games, whereas the latest cricket game was won by Madurai Panthers. Post this game, there will be only two cricket games left for these two teams and they would know exactly what they need to do to qualify for the next round.
Cricket Match Information:
Lyca Kovai Kings will take on Siechem Madurai Panthers in their fifth cricket game of TNPL 2019. Kovai Kings have so far played four cricket games and won two, whereas Madurai Panthers have played three cricket games so far and won one. Right now, Kovai Kings are on the fourth spot on the points table, whereas Madurai Panthers are on the fifth spot.
Lyca Kovai Kings
Probable XI (Our Prediction):
Lyca Kovai Kings are being led by Abhinav Mukund this year as well. They have had a mixed run in the tournament so far. Our prediction is of the same playing eleven that played the last cricket game despite the loss.
Here is our prediction of Lyca Kovai Kings’ playing XI:
- Abhinav Mukund
- Shahrukh Khan
- P Ranjan Paul
- B Anirudh Sita Ram
- Krishnamoorthy Vignesh
- Thangarasu Natarajan
- M Suresh Babu
- Antony Dhas
- Akkil Srinaath
- S Ajith Ram
- M Rangarajan
Siechem Madurai Panthers
Probable XI (Our Prediction):
Siechem Madurai Panthers are the defending champions of the tournament this year. They are being led by PS Chandran in this tournament. They are coming off a loss as well in the last cricket game hence, our prediction is of at least one change to their playing eleven.
Here is our prediction of Siechem Madurai Panthers’ playing XI:
- KB Arun Karthik
- A Sarath Raj
- J Koushik
- Tushar Raheja
- Akash Sumra
- AB Tanwar
- L Kiran Akash
- PS Chandran
- R Mithun
- RS Shah
- SS Karnavar
Cricket Statistics and Prediction:
Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Time has come for Lyca Kovai Kings’ skipper, Abhinav Mukund, to rise up and take his team into the knockouts. He has had an average tournament so far but batting at the top, the team will be expecting more from him. Our prediction is of a good performance from him in this game of cricket.
Cricket Match Conditions and Pitch:
The last T20 cricket game played here was between Jones TUTI Patriots and Lyca Kovai Kings recently. It was a game which Patriots won by just six runs having to defend 156 runs. Our prediction is of the score of around 160 in this game of cricket. Conditions are expected to be dry.
Lyca Kovai Kings will begin this game of cricket as slight favourites. Their track record against Siechem Madurai Panthers is good, having won two of the last three cricket games. Hence, our prediction is of Kovai Kings’ victory in this game of cricket.
Top Batsman (Prediction):
Abhinav Mukund (KK) – 50+ runs
Top Bowler (Prediction):
K Vignesh (KK) – 2 or more wickets
Most Sixes (Prediction):
Abhinav Mukund (KK)
*odds may change anytime