Bengal vs Kerala
Group B, Vijay Hazare Trophy
Kerala begin their Vijay Hazare Trophy campaign against Bengal on February 7 at Nadaun stadium in Himachal Pradesh. Bengal did not get off to a start that they would have wanted, losing the first match to Maharashtra by 7 wickets.
When: February 7, 9:00 AM IST
Where: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium, Nadaun
Bengal Team News:
Bengal looked out of sorts in their first fixture, a change or two can be expected in their playing XI. But, they can stick to the same XI since it was their first match of the format.
Aamir Gani, Pradipta Pramanik, Vivek Singh, Sayan Ghosh, Writtick Chatterjee, Shreevats Goswami(w), Anustup Majumdar, Ashok Dinda, Manoj Tiwary(c), Kanishk Seth, Abhimanyu Easwaran
Aamir Gani, Pradipta Pramanik, Vivek Singh, Sayan Ghosh, Writtick Chatterjee, Shreevats Goswami(w), Anustup Majumdar, Ashok Dinda, Manoj Tiwary(c), Kanishk Seth, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Sudip Chatterjee, Mukesh Kumar, Ishan Porel, Abhishek Raman, Sumanta Gupta
- Opener Abhimanyu Easwaran and skipper Manoj Tiwary played innings of substance against Maharashtra.
- Shreevats Goswami, who had a great run at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, is another man Bengal rely on.
Kerala Team News:
This is Kerala’s first game of the competition. They are expected to come out with a different approach than the one for T20s.
Sanju Samson, Arun Karthik, Sachin Baby, Sandeep Warrier, Jalaj Saxena, Vishnu Vinod, Abhishek, Mohan, KM Asif,
KC Akshay, Arun Karthik, Sanju Samson(w), Mohammed Azharuddeen, Abhishek Mohan, KM Asif, Akshay Chandran, Vinoop Manoharan, MD Nidheesh, Rohan Prem, Sachin Baby, Sandeep Warrier, Jalaj Saxena, Vinod Kumar, Vishnu Vinod
- Jalaj Saxena has had a great domestic season coming into the competition.
- Sanju Samson, Sachin Baby, Sandeep Warrier and KM Asif are other key contributors for Kerala.
India Fantasy Prediction:
Bengal posted a decent total on the board in their first match of the tournament, just that they couldn’t bowl as good. They are the favourites against Kerala who play their first match of the tournament. We suggest you to pick more players from Bengal lineup to stand a chance at winning.
Note: The BEN vs KER match preview we are providing here is based on our research and understanding. We suggest you to choose your own playing 11 from the squad listed above.
*We will provide the final team news at 11:00 PM tonight.
BEN vs KER Fantasy Team:
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