Match Preview for TN vs PUN Dream11 contest:
The 1st game in Group B, round 1 of the 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy will see Tamil Nadu (TN) take on Punjab (PUN) at the Emerald High School Ground, Indore on February 12th at 9:00 AM IST.
Tamil Nadu are coming on the back of a triumphant Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy campaign and will be looking to continue the successful season by dominating the domestic one-day competition too.
Punjab,on the other hand, also have some exciting players in their ranks and will be keen on performing consistently to go deep in this tournament.
TN vs PUN Dream11 Prediction:
With momentum on their side after winning the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and the team brimming with confidence, TN will consider themselves favorites to win this game.
TN Probable Playing XI:
Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, Arun Karthik, Baba Aparajith, Dinesh Karthik ( c & wk), Shahrukh Khan, M Mohammed, Murugan Ashwin, K Vignesh, R Sai Kishore.
PUN Probable Playing XI:
Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Abhishek Sharma, Mandeep Singh (c), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Anmolpreet Singh, Karan Kaila, Harpreet Brar, Mayank Markande, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Siddharth Kaul.
TN vs PUN Dream11 Team for Head to Head League:
Dinesh Karthik, Prabhsimran Singh, Narayan Jagadeesan, Mandeep Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Shahrukh Khan, Baba Aparajith, Abhishek Sharma, R Sai Kishore, Sandeep Sharma, Murugan Ashwin.
Captain: N Jagadeesan
Jagadeesan had a sensational 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Tamil Nadu, ending up as the leading run-scorer with 364 runs from eight innings at a stupendous average of 72.80. Thus, he is the best candidate for captaining the Dream11 team.
Vice-captain: Baba Aparajith
Aparajith had an excellent Vijay Hazare Trophy last season where he scored 598 runs in 12 games at a brilliant average of 66.44. He was the highest run-scorer for TN and will be gearing up for another fabulous season.
TN vs PUN Dream11 Team for Small League:
Dinesh Karthik, Prabhsimran Singh, Narayan Jagadeesan, Mandeep Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Shahrukh Khan, Baba Aparajith, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, R Sai Kishore, Sandeep Sharma, Murugan Ashwin.
Captain: Dinesh Karthik
TN skipper Dinesh Karthik scored 418 runs in 12 games at a brilliant average of 59.71. He can play a crucial knock under pressure and hence is a good choice for being the captain of the Dream11 team.
Vice-captain: Prabhsimran Singh
Prabhsimran was the leading run-scorer for PUN in the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with 341 runs from 7 games at an outstanding average of 85.25. PUN will be rooting for him to get a big score in this game as he is in fine form.
TN vs PUN Dream11 Team for Mega League:
Dinesh Karthik, Prabhsimran Singh, Narayan Jagadeesan, Mandeep Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Shahrukh Khan, Baba Aparajith, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Murugan Ashwin.
Captain: Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh’s impactful performances in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy have been recognised as he bagged an IPL contract of whopping INR 5.25 crores with the Punjab Kings. Thus he will be high on confidence and is a good gamble to take as the captain of the team.
Vice-captain: Anmolpreet Singh
Anmolpreet is considered as the next big batsman to come out of Punjab and thus, there will be a lot of expectations on him to do well this season. His form will be crucial to Punjab’s chances and he may make an impression in the first game this year.