The Durgapur Dazzlers and Kanchenjunga Warriors will compete in the Match 25 of the Bengal T20 Challenge 2021. The Durgapur Dazzlers will rely on the performances of players like Abhishek Das and Aritra Chatterjee. While, Kanchenjunga Warriors have the presence of Sudip Gharami and Sumanta Gupta. The KW team is led by Anustup Mazumder and Abhishek Raman captains the DD team.
The Kanchenjunga Warriors team have 4 wins in 8 matches and have confirmed their place for the Top 4 spots to play the semi-finals. While, Durgapur Dazzlers are at top of the table with 5 wins in 8 matches and were the first team to qualify for the semi-finals. The both teams have a fine bowling attack, and would look to keep performing well.
It is the second season of Bengal T20 Challenge 2021, and the rain showers have played a major spoil-sport in the tournament, with almost all the matches getting effected by the rain showers and not helping the team’s cause. But it is expected as we approach the play-offs, the weather would get improved due to the monsoon season’s departure in India.
Fixture Name: Match 25
Competition: Bengal T20 Challenge 2021
Date: 19 September
Time: 3:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
KW(recent last): L L W
DD(recent last): W W L
Venue: Eden Garden’s Kolkata
Pitch Report: The Eden Gardens will be hosting the match between DD and KW, and the pitch will assist the pace bowlers and batters to perform well and contribute win for the team. This is due to the moisture in the surface and ball coming well to the bat. Here, if the team scores a total of around 150, it will be more than enough .
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Kharagpur Blasters 42/4 (5) won by 6 runs against Kolkata Heroes 36/3 (5) in Match 24 of Bengal T20 2021.
The Durgapur Dazzlers have been terrific form, and 7 players are chosen from the team. The wicket-keepers in this season has been one of best performers and of them are chosen in this match. While, Abhishek and Sudip Gharami have been consistent run-scorers. All the 3 all-rounders will be critical to their respective teams. While, bowlers have been in fine form as well.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Abhishek Raman, Avirup Gupta
BATSMEN: Abhishek Das, Subham Chatterjee, Sudip Gharami
ALL-ROUNDERS: Wrritick Chatterjee, Sandipan Das Sr, Sayan Mandal
BOWLERS: Aritra Chatterjee, Mithilesh Das, Sayan Ghosh
The Durgapur Dazzlers are at top of the table with 5 wins in 8 league matches and have produced fine performances displaying a fine balance in both departments, and are predicted to win this fixture. While, Kanchenjunga Warriors also have a talented squad but their momentum and the batting department’s experience fall short against Dazzlers.
The Kanchenjunga Warriors have 4 wins in 8 matches and their flow has been disturbed by the frequent rain showers. They were goings strong until the rain gods have erupted and caused their 2 matches to be abondoned. The best performers for the team have been Avirup and Sumanta Gupta with the bat, and Sayan Mandal and Mithilesh Das have been impressive in the bowling unit.
The top-order batsman will play a vital role in providing the foundation for the team in their last few league matches to take the confidence to the semis. In this season, he has scored a total of 156 runs and is the second highest run-scorer and is looking well poised to help the team in getting first 2 spots. In the last league match, he scored 22 off 15 balls which helped to post a fine total on the board.
The leader of the bowling attack has fine experience and has picked the most wickets for the KW team. He has the ability to pick wickets by his pitch-perfect length and variations which has disturbed the flow of batters in crucial situations. He has picked up a total of 6 wickets and has not given away many runs, thus helping the team in both cases.
Captain: Anustup Mazumder
Wicket-keeper: Abhishek Bose
Possible Top Four: Sudip Gharami, Abhishek Bose, Avirup Gupta, Sumanta Gupta
Possible Opening Bowlers: Mithilesh Das, Sayan Mandal
The X-factor for KW would be Sumanta Gupta who has scored the most runs for the team in the tournament, but has not been performing well in the last few matches. While, the team would look to play with the same 11.
KW Playing 11 (likely)
1. Sudip Gharami
2. Abhishek Bose (wk)
3. Avirup Gupta
4. Sumanta Gupta
5. Anustup Mazumder (c)
6. Dipanjan Mukherjjee
7. Subham Sarkar
8. Mithilesh Das
9. Sayan Mandal
10. Bapi Manna
11. Ravi Kumar
The Durgapur Dazzlers have been the best team in the tournament and have 5 wins in 8 matches. They will be upbeat about their performances, due to the team securing victory in the last 2 matches. In the last league match, they scored 67 runs in 7 overs, with contribution of Abhishek Das and Miraz Danish Alam, and then defended it well with Sayan and Wrritick being the best bowlers.
The differential pick for this match has been performing well in the tournament and will play a vital role in the upcoming matches for the team. He has an economy of 6, which has helped the team to contain the runs in crucial juncture of the last league matches. In this season, he has picked up 8 wickets and is expected to keep getting better.
The top-order batsman will look to keep going with the flow and score runs in a brisk manner. He has led the team from the front and is the leading run-scorer for the team. His ability to rotate strike and stitch partnerships has been the main highlight of this season. He has amassed a total of 168 runs and is one of the best batters in the tournament as well.
Captain: Abhishek Raman
Wicket-keeper: Shakir Gandhi
Possible Top Four: Abhishek Das, Abhishek Raman, Shakir Gandhi, Subham Chatterjee
Possible Opening Bowlers: Sayan Ghosh, Aritra Chatterjee
The X-factor for the team would be Sandipan Das who has a fine experience in the domestic cricket and is expected to perform well in this match. The caoch may decide on keeping the 11 same for rest of their league fixtures.
DD Playing 11 (likely)
1. Abhishek Das
2. Abhishek Raman (c)
3. Shakir Gandhi (wk)
4. Subham Chatterjee
5. Writtick Chatterjee
6. Sandipan Das
7. Miraz Danish Alam
8. Artira Chatterjee
9. Sayan Ghosh
10. SK Fardeen Haque
11. Iman Chaudhry
Watch Durgapur Dazzlers vs Kanchenjunga Warriors Bengal T20 Challenge 2021 Live score and streaming on Fancode. All the news updates related to the Bengal T20 Challenge 2021 will be available on the Cricket Association of Bengal website. The photo updates and man-of -the match awards felicitations can be seen on CAB Twitter official account.
The DD 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 cases still being present in the country, the crowd will not be allowed at Eden Garden’s Stadium, Kolkata.