Lyca Kovai Kings wants to seek revenge for their previous defeat against Dindigul Dragons.
At the business end of the tournament, Dindigul Dragons will take on Lyca Kovai Kings in the Eliminator game of the TNPL 2021 on Wednesday. With 4 wins and 3 losses, Dindigul Dragons finished 3rd in the standings with 8 points. They defeated IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans by 6 wickets in their previous match to confirm their playoff spot.
Meanwhile, Lyca Kovai Kings in a must-win match went on to beat Nellai Royal Kings by 7 runs and cemented their spot in the Playoffs. With 3 wins, 3 losses, and a no result they finished 4th in the standings with 7 points. Whoever losses this match will be knocked out of the competition, whereas the winners will advance to play Qualifier 2 against Chepauk Super Gillies on Friday.
Dindigul Dragons vs Lyca Kovai Kings, Eliminator
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Date & Time: 11th August at 7:30 PM IST & Local Time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
The surface isn’t the same as it used to be in the initial days of the tournament. Now, even the score of close to 150 is a tough ask to chase down. The spinners are playing a huge role in the latter part of the tournament and we can expect more wickets from them in this match. Whoever wins the toss should bat first.
Probable Playing XIs for DD vs LKK:
S Arun / Suresh Lokeshwar, C Hari Nishanth (c), K Mani Bharathi, Rajhamany Srinivasan, Mohit Hariharan, R Vivek, S Swaminathan, Lakshminarayanan Vignesh, Gurjapneet Singh, M Silambarasan, Rangaraj Suthesh
Lyca Kovai Kings
Ganga Sridhar Raju, J Suresh Kumar (wk), Sai Sudarshan, Atheeq Ur Rahman, U Mukilesh, Shahrukh Khan (c), N Selva Kumaran, Abhishek Tanwar, S Ajith Ram, R Divakar, Valliappan Yudheeswaran
Top Picks for DD vs LKK Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Dindigul Dragons
Skipper C Hari Nishant is vital for Dindigul Dragons at the top of the order. Including 2 half-centuries, he has mustered 253 runs at an average of 36.14, with the highest score of 70.
R Vivek played a blinder in the run-chase against IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans, where he scored unbeaten 57* runs from 28 deliveries. Overall in this competition, he has amassed 181 runs in 7 innings at an average of 36.2 and has also picked up 4 wickets.
Top Picks – Lyca Kovai Kings
Shahrukh Khan stepped in when it mattered most for the team, in a do-or-die game against Nellai Royal Kings. He smashed unbeaten 64* runs from 29 balls, which included 5 fours and 5 sixes. Overall, he has mustered 182 runs in 6 innings at an average of 60.66.
19-year-old southpaw Sai Sudarshan has managed to score only 5 runs in the last 2 matches combined. That being said, he is still the leading run-scorer for Lyca Kovai Kings in this tournament with 301 runs in 7 innings, which includes 4 half-centuries.
DD vs LKK Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DD vs LKK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
K Mani Bharathi, J Suresh Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Ganga Sridhar Raju, Mohit Hariharan, C Hari Nishanth, Sai Sudarshan (c), R Vivek (vc), S Ajith Ram, M Silambarasan, Valliappan Yudheeswaran
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DD vs LKK Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
K Mani Bharathi, J Suresh Kumar, Shahrukh Khan (c), S Swaminathan, C Hari Nishanth (vc), Sai Sudarshan, Abhishek Tanwar, R Vivek, S Ajith Ram, Rangaraj Suthesh, Valliappan Yudheeswaran
Today’s DD vs LKK Probable Winners:
Lyca Kovai Kings are expected to win this match.
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