BRD vs PUN Dream11 Prediction: Round 1, Group E match of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023 Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Baroda vs Punjab Dream11 Team

Updated on: Nov 22, 2023 7:19 am IST

Punjab Cricket Team

Baroda will take on Punjab in the first round of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023 group E match.

Let’s take a look at our fantasy preview for this game.

Baroda vs Punjab, Round 1, Group E match of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023
23rd November, 9:00 AM IST
Dadoji Konddev Stadium, Thane, India

BRD vs PUN Preview

Punjab won in their previous meeting, defeating Baroda in the final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023. Baroda comes into this game with only one objective in mind to revenge their previous defeat and start their campaign on a good note. Krunal Pandya, the talented skipper, will lead the Baroda side, while Mandeep Singh returns to lead Punjab after their historic win in the previous tournament.

Form Guide

BRD: L-W-W-L-L
PUN: L-W-W-W-W

Dadoji Konddev Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at Dadoji Konddev Stadium is well-balanced, so batters will get the most out of their shots. Meanwhile, the pacers are likely to get some movement with the new ball, while spinners could find some purchase in the middle overs.

BRD Playing 11

1. Jyotsnil Singh
2. Ninad Rathva
3. Shivalik Sharma
4. Krunal Pandya (c)
5. Vishnu Solanki (wk)
6. Bhanu Pania
7. Abhimanyu Singh
8. Mahesh Pithiya
9. Atit Sheth
10. Lukman Meriwala
11. Soyeb Sopariya

Krunal Pandya in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Performances Batting Average Captain Choice
10 323 runs & 7 wickets 64.60

Atit Seth in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Wickets Bowling Average Vice Captain Choice
9 18 14.28

Baroda Team News

  • They announced the same squad as that of the Syed Mushtaq Trophy, so don’t expect any big changes in their playing lineup.
  • The only change expected is Kinit Patel replacing Mahesh Pithiya, considering Mahesh’s poor form.

BRD Key Players

Jyotsnil Singh in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Runs Average Captain or Vice-captain choice
10 228 22.80

Lukman Meriwala in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Wickets Average Captain or Vice-captain choice
10 14 17.36

PUN Playing 11

1. Abhishek Sharma
2. Prabhsimran Singh (wk)
3. Nehal Wadhera
4. Mandeep Singh (c)
5. Anmolpreet Singh
6. Sanvir Singh
7. Ramandeep Singh
8. Harpreet Brar
9. Mayank Markande
10. Siddarth Kaul
11. Baltej Singh

Abhishek Sharma in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Performances Batting Average Captain Choice
10 485 runs & 2 wickets 48.50

Siddarth Kaul in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Wickets Bowling Average Vice Captain Choice
10 16 20.75

Punjab Team News

  • Arshdeep Singh has been called up for National duty and will not be part of the squad for this game.
  • With Brar’s availability, Naman Dhir is likely to be benched once again.

PUN Key Players

Anmolpreet Singh in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Runs Batting Average Captain or Vice-captain choice
10 355 39.44

Harpreet Brar in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Performances Economy rate Captain or Vice-captain choice
10 32 runs & 15 wickets 7.23

Who will win today’s match between Baroda and Punjab (Round 1, Group E match of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023)?

  • Both teams had an equal record in their last five games, winning two each with one game called off due to bad weather.
  • Punjab have won four of their previous five games, while Baroda have only won two of their previous five.

Punjab has a slight advantage in this game due to their confidence after winning the SMAT 2023 trophy and previous success.

BRD vs PUN Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers:  Prabhsimran Singh, Vishnu Solanki
Batsmen:  Nehal Wadhera, Mandeep Singh, Jyotsnil Singh, Anmolpreet Singh
All-rounder: Abhishek Sharma, Krunal Pandya, Atit Seth
Bowlers:  Lukman Meriwala, Siddarth Kaul

Who are Best Captain Options for BRD vs PUN Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Krunal Pandya, Abhishek Sharma
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Prabhsimran Singh, Vishnu Solanki

What are BRD vs PUN Fantasy Tips?

  • Ramandeep Singh and Bhanu Pania bat down in the order and do not get much bowling time, so they can be ignored in this game.
  • Nehal Wadhera is an outstanding talent, as evident in IPL 2023, so he can come good even after not having a very good time in the recent games.
  • Atit Seth as Vice Captain could be a good choice, considering his pace bowling abilities.

Where to watch BRD vs PUN Live?

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