VID vs SAU Prediction, Free Cricket Betting Tips: The finalists of the last years Ranji Trophy will face off against each other in day 3 of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Both teams have had a contrasting start to their domestic season. Vidarbha lost a close encounter against Rajasthan, whereas the Saurashtra won a close encounter against Services in their first match of SMAT 2021.
Cricket Prediction, Today Dream11 Match Details
Vidarbha vs Saurashtra SMAT 2021, Elite Group D
Date & Time: 13 January 2020, 12:00 PM IST
Holkar Stadium, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
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Wicket Keeper: H Desai, A Wadkar, J Sharma
Batsmen: A Vasavada, G Satish, V Jadeja
All Rounders: Chirag Jani, Akshay Karnewar
Bowlers: J Unadkat, D Nalkande, Akshay Wakhare
Suitable Captaincy Choice: D Nalkande
Suitable VC Choices: J Unadkat/ C Jani
Saurashtra to win this match
Saurashtra are a far better team on paper then Vidarbha. Hence Saurashtra is expected to win this match as per VID vs SAU today match prediction.
Online cricket betting tips- Place your money on Saurashtra.
Head to Head (overall)
Despite the contrasting results, both teams had a positive start to their SMAT 2021 campaign and hence they are not expected to make any changes to their playing elevens.
Vidarbha Playing XI: Nachiket Bhute, Akshay Wakhare, Apoorv Wankhade, Ganesh Satish (c), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Akshay Karnewar, Rushabh Rathod, Siddhesh Wath, Atharva Taide, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Thakur.
Saurashtra Playing XI: Arpit Vasavada, Avi Barot, Chirag Jani, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Prerak Mankad, Samarth Vyas, Jaydev Unadkat (c), Harvik Desai (wk), Parth Chauhan, Chetan Sakariya, Vishvaraj Jadeja.
The match will be played at Holkar stadium, Indore Historically, it has been a high scoring ground. So far two matches were played on this ground in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and in both instances the team batting first crossed 160-. Hence it is better to bat first on this track.
If Saurashtra bats first: 160-70
If Vidarbha bats first: 150-160
Players who are expected to perform well as per VID vs SAU Dream11 Teams.
VID- Jitesh Sharma
Wicket Keeper Jitesh Sharma is the main batsman to look forwards to in Vidarbha. He scored 107 runs from 4 innings last season at an average of 35.67.
SAU- Aarpit Vasavada
He was their second leading run-scorer last season with 155 runs from just 6 innings. In the last match also, he top scored for Saurashtra with 34 runs.
VID- Darshan Nalkande
He was the leading wicket-taker for them last season with 16 wickets from just 6 matches at an average of 9.94. He maintained a stunning economy of 7.74 right throughout the last season. Moreover he picked up 4 wickets in the last match.
SAU- Jaydev Unadkat
He is a T20 veteran. He has 172 T20 wickets from 140 innings. He averages 23.14 with the ball and has a career economy of just 7.99.
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