Match Preview for VID vs AND Dream11 contest:
The 1st game in Elite Group B, round 1 of the 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy will see Vidarbha (VID) take on Andhra (AND) at the SS Cricket Commune, Indore on February 12th at 9:00 AM IST.
VID failed to win even a single game in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and ended rock bottom in their group. But they will be hoping for some fresh luck in a new tournament.
AND, on the other hand, finished second-last in their group in the same competition, but will be rejuvenated under new skipper Hanuma Vihari. They will also be looking to make a winning start to the campaign.
VID vs AND Dream11 Prediction:
AND look a better-balanced team and have a better mix of youth and experience. Thus, they will have an edge going into this game against a VID side searching desperately for a winning combination.
VID Probable Playing XI:
Faiz Fazal (c), Ganesh Satish, Siddhesh Wath, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Yash Rathod, Akshay Wadkar, Apoorv Wankhade, Akshay Karnewar, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Thakur, Akshay Wakhare.
AND Probable Playing XI:
Hanuma Vihari (c), Ashwin Hebbar, Ricky Bhui, Cheepurapalli Stephen, Harishankar Reddy, Shoaib Md Khan, KV Sasikanth, S Ashish, Uppara Girinath (wk), Girinath Reddy, Manish Golamaru.
VID vs AND Dream11 Team for Head to Head League:
Akshay Wadkar, Hanuma Vihari, Ricky Bhui, Faiz Fazal, Ashwin Hebbar, KV Sasikanth, Shoaib Md Khan, Naren Reddy, Akshay Wakhare, Rajneesh Gurbani, Girinath Reddy.
Captain: Hanuma Vihari
Hanuma Vihari has just returned from his injury which he had sustained in the heroic innings at Sydney. He will be itching to prove a point that he a good white-ball batsman too.
Vice-captain: Faiz Fazal
With 303 runs in 8 games last season at an average of 50.50, Fazal was the leading run-scorer for Vidarbha. He will be a great choice for vice-captaining the Dream11 team.
VID vs AND Dream11 Team for Small League:
Akshay Wadkar, Hanuma Vihari, Ricky Bhui, Faiz Fazal, Ashwin Hebbar, KV Sasikanth, Shoaib Md Khan, Naren Reddy, Akshay Wakhare, Rajneesh Gurbani, Darshan Nalkande.
Captain: Ricky Bhui
Ricky Bhui averages 40.53 in his list A career and has scored 1297 runs. He is an important batsman for AND and will be a good pick for captaining the Dream11 team.
Vice-captain: Darshan Nalkande
Darshan Nalkande picked up 11 wickets in 5 games in the 2021 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He is in sizzling form and a fine choice for vice-captaining the Dream11 team.
VID vs AND Dream11 Team for Mega League:
Akshay Wadkar, Hanuma Vihari, Ricky Bhui, Faiz Fazal, Ashwin Hebbar, KV Sasikanth, Shoaib Md Khan, Naren Reddy, Akshay Wakhare, Harishankar Reddy, Girinath Reddy.
Captain: Akhil Hebbar
While AND have other dangerous batsmen like Bhui and Vihari, Hebbar too is a talented opener and is capable of match-winning performances, which make him a good gamble for captaining the Dream11 team.
Vice-captain: Harishankar Reddy
Harishankar Reddy’s impressive domestic performances have earned him a deserved IPL contract with CSK. Thus his confidence will be sky high and could start the tournament strongly.