The Barrackpore Bashers and Kanchenjunga Warriors will compete in the Sei-final 2 of the Bengal T20 Challenge 2021. The Barrackpore Bashers will rely on the performances of players like Kaif Ahmed and Koushik Giri. While, Kanchenjunga Warriors have the key performers in Avirup Gupta and Sumanta Gupta. The BB team is captained by Sudip Chatterjee and Anustup Mazumder lead the KW team.
The Barrackpore Bashers have secured 4 wins in 10 matches, and were average in their performances, and Kanchenjunga Warriors also had same with lower net run-rate. The both teams were going well, but their momentum was stopped by the rain showers. But, the teams have a talented pool of player and would look to keep up the good performance in the semifinal.
The both teams, BB and KW will meet in the semi-finals of the Bengal T20 2021. It will be a good contest between both the teams and the all-rounders will play a vital role for both the teams. The Bashers have been in fine form in the tournament’s second half and will look to keep up their momentum and play the finals of the Bengal T20 Challenge 2021.
Fixture Name: Semifinal 2
Competition: Bengal T20 Challenge 2021
Date: 22 September
Time: 7:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
BB(recent last): NR W W
KW(recent last): L NR L
Venue: Eden Garden’s Kolkata
Pitch Report: The Eden Gardens pitch will host the Semifinal 2 of the tournament, and is expected to support the batters in scoring runs at a brisk pace. Here, the moisture will be present in the pitch, and the pace bowlers will get help from the surface to fetch wickets. While, the spinners need to keep their line-lengths pitch perfect to avoid the hitting prowess of batters.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Krishnanagar Challengers 157/3 won by 50 runs against Kharagpur Blasters 107/10 in Match 30 of Bengal T20 2021.
The 6 players from BB, while 5 players from KW are selected in the Dream11 team for this fixture. The both teams secured 4 wins and it will be an even contest. The best pick for this game would be Sudip Chatterjee who is quite experienced and has been performing well, while the vice-captain can be Sujit Yadav who is a consistent wicket-taker.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Avirup Gupta
BATSMEN: Sudip Chatterjee, Kaif Ahmed, Anustup Mazumber, Sumanta Gupta
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sujit Yadav, Vikas Singh
BOWLERS: Mithilesh Das, Anurag Tiwari, Manik Sirohi, Mukesh Kumar
The Kanchenjunga Warriors had been playing quite well in the Bengal T20 2021, but their momentum has been halted due to rain, and the Barrackpore Bashers came into the play-offs with a good win up on their sleeve. So, they are predicted to win this game due to the team;’s positive mindset ahead of the crucial semi-final game and play the finals.
The Barrackpore Bashers will look to take the momentum to the semi-final stage, and trust on the player’s abilities to perform well in crucial situations. In their last league match, they scored 159 runs in a full quota of 20 overs, and bowled well to win by 12 runs. The best picks for this fixture will be Sudip Chatterjee and Sujit Yadav.
The player has a fine experience in the domestic circuit and is a stalwart of the Bengal Ranji team. He has the capability to stabilize the team well and strike the ball with utmost power which has helped him to get an edge over the other batters and is the leading run-scorer of the tournament. In 7 matches, he has scored 343 runs at an average of 68.60
The spinner has proved the trust of the captain on him right by delivering well for the team in this tournament. He has been accurate in the power-play and death overs, and has got wickets of the most important batters of the opposition team. In 7 matches, he has taken 12 wickets and is the leading wicket-taker of the this tournament.
Captain: Sudip Chatterjee
Wicket-keeper: Sourav Paul
Possible Top Four: Ankur Pal, Sudip Chatterjee, Shuvam Dey, Kaif Ahmed
Pace Bowlers: Mukesh Kumar, Durgesh Dubey
Spin Bowlers: Sujit Yadav
The X-factor for BB would be Sourav Patel who was impressive in the first few games and would look to come back on the track to help the team in reaching the finals.
BB Playing 11 (likely)
1. Sudip Chatterjee (c)
2. Ankur Paul
3. Kaif Ahmed
4. Shuvam Dey
5. Sourav Paul (wk)
6. Koushik Giri
7. Sujit Kumar Yadav
8. Vaibhav Yadav
9. Mukesh Kumar
10. Sourav Mondal
11. Durgesh Dubey
The Kanchenjunga Warriors with 4 wins in 10 matches could not get a chance to play enough cricket in the last few matches, and lost as well, and are not coming into this match with a fine rhythm. In their last league match, the team could not score enough runs in a rain-effected match and the bowlers were average as well. The top picks will be Sumanta Gupta and Sayan Mandal.
The leading run-scorer for the team in the tournament has been a fine performer at the top-order and will serve as the backbone of the team in crucial situations. He has been impressive in the T20 format and would be on the look-out to keep performing well. In 7 matches, he has scored 184 runs at an average of 23, and will require to maintain this performance.
The all-rounder will be the differential pick for this fixture due to his all-round capabilities. He can be one of the most vital players, the team needs to have en edge over the opposition in the Semi-final 1. In 7 matches, he has taken 7 wickets and has also scored 102 runs and will be worth taking a risk due to his fine track record.
Captain: Anustup Mazumder
Wicket-keeper: Suprodip Devnath
Possible Top Four: Sudip Gharami, Suprodip Devnath, Anustup Mazumder, Avirup Gupta
Possible Opening Bowlers: Nilkantha Das, Mithilesh Das
The X-factors for KW would be Sudip Gharami who is an experienced player and started well in the season, but did not continue the momentum, but is expected to perform as per his potential in this fixture.
KW Playing 11 (likely)
1. Sudip Gharami
2. Suprodip Devnath (wk)
3. Anustup Mazumder (c)
4. Avirup Gupta
5. Sumanta Gupta
6. Dipanjan Mukherjjee
7. Subham Sarkar
8. Mithilesh Das
9. Nilkantha Das
10. Bapi Manna
11. Ravi Kumar
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The BB vs KW match will not be broadcasted on any Television Channel, as none of the channels have television rights to telecast Bengal T20 2021. The ball-to-ball commentary and live streaming action will be available on the FanCode app. Due to the covid being persistent in the country, the crowd will not be allowed at Eden Garden’s Stadium, Kolkata.