Bengaluru, August 18 at 07:00 PM IST
The fifth fixture of Karnataka Premier League 2019 will witness defending champions Bijapur Bulls kickstarting their campaign against Bengaluru Blasters at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Sunday evening.
Bijapur Bulls secured 7 wickets win over Bengaluru Blasters in the last year's final to clinch the title and will look to carry the momentum forward.
On the other hand, Blasters will look to avenge their loss and get their campaign underway with a win. Their opening fixture against Mysuru Warriors ended in a no-result due to rain intervention.
The match will start at 07:00 PM IST.
Bijapur Bulls Squad:
Bharath Chipli (c), Jashwanth Acharya, Swapnil Yelave, Naveen MG, Prateek Jain, Raju Bhatkal, Santhebennur Akshay, Bhareth NP, Suneel Raju, Gonnabattula Chiranjeevi, KC Cariappa, Liyan Khan, Pranav Bhatia, Suraj Kamath, Shimon Luiz, Samarth Ooty, R Praveen Kumar, Mohit BA
Bengaluru Blasters Squad:
Bharath Dhuri, Anand Doddamani, Nikin Jose, Rongsen Jonathan (c), Muthanna Chandrashekhar, Nishant Shekhawat, Sharath BR, Kuldeep Kumar, Rishi Bopanna, Rohan Kadam, KN Bharath, V Koushik, Kishore Kamat, Rohan Raju, Anurag Bajpai, Manoj S Bhandage, Bharath Devaraj, Anil I G, Aditya Goyal
Bijapur Bulls Probable 11
Bharath Chipli (c), KP Appanna, Mohith BA/Chiranjeevi GS, Suraj Kamath, Suneel Raju, KC Cariappa, Naveen MG, KN Bharath, Raju Bhatkal
Bengaluru Blasters Probable 11
Rongsen Jonathan (c), V Koushik, Manoj S Bhandage, Nikin Jose, Bharath Dhuri, Anand Doddamani, Rohan Kadam, Sharath BR (wk), KN Bharath, Bharath Devaraj, Rohan Raju
Bharat Chipli was the leading run-getter for Bulls in the previous edition. In 6 innings, he amassed 254 runs at an average of 42.33
P Deshpande was the top run-getter for Blasters with 205 runs in 7 innings