BEN vs SER Dream11 Prediction: In another Round 4 Elite Group B fixture of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2021-22 season, Bengal will be locking horns with Services on 8 November (Monday) at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. While talking about the standings of these two sides in the ongoing edition of the competition, Bengal are placed at the third position while Services occupies the fifth slot on the points table in Elite Group B.
Both these sides are coming into this match after facing quite different results in the ongoing edition of the tournament. Bengal did end up losing their last game against Mumbai but they secured brilliant wins in the opening matches against Chhattisgarh and Baroda. On the other hand, Services have not had the best of starts in this T20 season as they have suffered two convincing defeats and won just a single game.
This is the Round 4 Elite Group B fixture in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2021-22 season that includes Karnataka, Mumbai, Services, Baroda, Bengal and Chattisgarh. Bengal have managed to win 2 out of their 3 games in the ongoing edition of the competition. On the other hand, Services team have won just a single match against Baroda.
Fixture Name: Bengal vs Services
Competition: Syed Mushtaq Ali T20
Date: 8 November
Time: 8 AM IST
Ground: Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
Pitch Report: The surface at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium will have brilliant conditions for batting due to a fresh pitch being used. There will be some amount of assistance for the spinners and pace bowlers to a great extent. There will be good amount of bounce available on this pitch. However, putting runs on the board will be safe decision after winning the toss. The par score will be around the 150-160 mark.
It will be an important decision to pick a mixed combination of both BEN and SER players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. Since it is a morning game, it will be a good decision to include more of batters and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Rajat Paliwal, Vikas Yadav, Ishan Porel, Wriddhiman Saha and Shahbaz Ahmed remain the must pick players.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Wriddhiman Saha, Vikas Yadav
BATTERS: Rajat Paliwal, Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Rahul Singh
ALL-ROUNDERS: Shahbaz Ahmed, Diwesh Pathania, Lakhan Singh
BOWLERS: Ishan Porel, Sachidanand Pandey, Akash Deep
Bengal will surely have the upper hand in this match due to their sensational performance in the ongoing edition of the tournament. The Bengal team are placed on the third spot of the points table in their Group B with two amazing wins. On the other hand, Services will also be hoping to come up with an improved performance both in the batting as well as bowling departments and they have already won one game against Baroda.
The Bengal team will be hoping to grab the winning momentum right from the opening phase of the tournament both with the bat and ball. The likes of Abhishek Das, Sudip Chatterjee, Wriddhiman Saha and Shahbaz Ahmed will be their mainstay clogs with the bat. The trio of Ishan Porel, Shahbaz Ahmed and Writtick Chatterjee will form part of the bowling attack.
For Bengal, experienced campaigner Wriddhiman Saha will be a key player to watch out for in this game. Although, he has not been in the best of forms in the recent while, but he will be aiming to come up with a better performance further in this tournament. Saha has composed more than 3600 runs having played a total of 206 T20 matches. He has a fine strike-rate of 130.58 in T20 cricket.
Bengal all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed has been really effective both with the bat and ball in the recent while. He is also coming into this tournament after a remarkable experience of playing in the Indian Premier League 2021 season for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) where he played with some quality cricketers. Shahbaz Ahmed has scored a total of 273 runs from 38 matches and taken as many as 31 wickets at an excellent economy of 6.63.
BEN Playing 11 (likely)
For the Services side, it will be really important to perform well both in the batting as well as bowling departments in all of the matches in this T20 competition as they have a really good side. The likes of Lakhan Singh, Rajat Paliwal, Ravi Chauhan and Gahlaut Rahul Singh will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department. On the other hand, the likes of Diwesh Pathania, Nitin Yadav, Varun Choudhary and Nitin Tanwar will be the key with the ball.
For the Services, Rajat Paliwal contributed with a fine performance in the last game against Mumbai. He smashed a vital knock of 64 runs off 49 balls that included as many as 7 boundaries which was also his career-best score in the shortest format of the game. Rajat Paliwal has smashed nearly 900 runs in T20 cricket having played a total of 46 innings. He can also contribute with the ball as he has taken 8 wickets so far at an economy of less than 8.
Services left-arm spinner Vikas Yadav bowled a crucial spell against Mumbai in the previous game where he ended up picking two wickets and gave away just 13 runs in his quota of four overs. He also has a fine record with the ball in the T20 format of the game. Vikas Yadav has taken as many as 23 wickets from 20 matches at an impressive economy of 6.55. He has the ability to deliver with the bat as well with a best of 22 not out.
SER Playing 11 (likely)
Gahlaut Rahul Singh
Watch the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2021 Live score and streaming on the Hotstar app. All the player stats, details, analysis and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available exclusively on the HotStar app. The cricket fans can also visit the BCCI and Star Sports website for all the exclusive videos for each and every game in this edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. The match will start at 8 AM IST.
The 2021-22 edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy will not be broadcasted on the television in India. Even though the television broadcasting rights were bought by the Star Sports Network for this domestic T20 tournament, the viewers can enjoy the live streaming on the HotStar app alongwith proper analysis for each of the games. However, not much of crowds will be allowed at the stadium. The first ball of this match will be bowled at 8 AM IST.
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