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KAR vs PUN Prediction: Toss, Pitch, Free Cricket Betting Tips for Karnataka vs Punjab, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021

KAR vs PUN Prediction, Free Cricket Betting Tips: Both these teams have one of the strongest squads in the competition. In fact both these sides managed to qualify for the Super League last year. Hence a close match is expected.

Cricket Prediction, Today Dream11 Match Details

Karnataka vs Punjab SMAT 2021, Elite Group A
Date & Time:  12 January 2020, 12:00 PM IST
KSCA Stadium, Alur, Karnataka
Live cricket online: Watch SMAT 2021 on Star Sports and Hotstar

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  1. Abhishek Sharma is a great all-round package to invest in fantasy tournaments. In the last season, he scored 214 runs from 9 innings at a strike rate of 145 and also picked up 4 wickets from just the three matches that he bowled.

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Wicket Keeper: P Singh
Batsmen: M Singh, A Singh, K Nair, D Padikkal
All Rounders: A Sharma, K Gowtham
Bowlers: A Mithun, S Gopal, S Sharma, A Singh

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Suitable Captaincy Choice: D Padikkal, S Gopal
Suitable VC Choices: A Sharma, S Sharma

KAR vs PUN Who Will Win today match?

Win Prediction

KAR- 60%
PUN- 40%

Karnataka to win this match

Karnataka are the defending champions. They are the strongest domestic team in India. Even in the absence of their key players, they have all that it takes to overcome the Punjab challenge. Hence Karnataka is expected to win this match as per KAR vs PUN today match prediction.

Online cricket betting tips- Place your money on Karnataka.

Head to Head (overall)

  • Matches Played- 3
  • KAR- 2
  • PUN- 1


Both teams won their initial match comfortably and hence they are not expected to make any changes to their playing elevens.

Karnataka Playing XI: Devdutt Padikkal, Karun Nair, Rohan Kadam, Pavan Deshpande, Aniruddha Joshi, KL Shrijith, Krishnappa Gowtham, Abhimanyu Mithun, Ronit More, Jagadeesha Suchith, Prasidh Krishna

Punjab Playing XI: Simran Singh, Abhishek Sharma, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Mayank Markande, Sandeep Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Siddarth Kaul

KAR vs PUN Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

The match will be played at Alur. Historically, it has been a low scoring ground, with average score falling around the 135 mark. There will be great deal of assistance for spinners on this pitch in the latter half of the match and hence batting first is the most preferred choice on winning the toss.

Predicted Score:

If  Karnataka bats first: 140-150
If Punjab bats first: 150-160

KAR vs PUN free cricket betting tips

Players who are expected to perform well as per KAR vs PUN Dream11 Teams.

Top Batsman

KAR- Devdutt Padikkal

He was the leading run-scorer in the last season with 580 runs from 12 matches. He averaged 64.44 and had an unbelievable strike rate of 175.56

PUN- Mandeep Singh

He scored 270 runs from 9 innings last season at an average of 38.57 and strike rate of 145.95.

Other Prominent Options: Karun Nair, Abhishek Sharma, Gurkeerat Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Rohan Kadam

Top Bowlers

KAR- Shreyas Gopal

He was the second leading wicket-taker of the last season with 19 wickets from 12 matches at an average of 15. He maintained a stunning economy of 6.79 right throughout the last season.

PUN- Sandeep Sharma

He is a T20 veteran. He has 153 T20 wickets from 133 innings. He averages 23.62 with the ball and has a career economy of just 7.45.

Other Prominent Options: S Kaul, Arshdeep Singh, A Mithun

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Midhun M Menon @Mid_On_

An engineer who watches, plays, and writes cricket. Out here to tell you interesting stories from 22 yards from the perspective of a 22-year-old guy.