KAR vs MUM Dream11: The Vijay Hazare Trophy 2nd semi-final will witness Karantaka’s face-off against Mumbai. The Mumbai team won all their league matches and stood no.1 on the points table in their group. They beat Saurashtra quite convincingly in the quarter-finals. While Karnataka won 4 matches in the league stage and beat Kerala by a big margin in the quarter-final.
Fixture name: Semi-final 2
Competition: Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
KAR(recent last) W W W L W
MUM (recent last) W W W W W
Standings (different groups): KAR 1, MUM 1
Ground: Palam A Stadium, Delhi
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Mumbai 285/1 won by 9 wickets against Saurashtra 284/5 in the Quarter-final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21.
Pitch Report: The pitch is best suited for spinners and overall it favours the batsmen. The average total score in the first innings is 262 and the team which bats first has a winning ratio of 80 %
KAR Team News
The team scored a brilliant 338 runs on the board in the quarter-final game vs Kerala. Samarth R, the captain of the team scored 192 runs, he has been a top performer in this tournament but has gone unsung in between the other big names in the team. This is a very talented team and has very good bowling and batting order. Manish Pandey and Gowtham will play a key role for the team.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes: The team is expected to play with the same set of players.
KAR Playing 11 (likely)
1. Ravi Samarth
2. Devdutt Padikkal
3. Karun Nair (c)
4. B Sharath (wk)
5. Manish Pandey
6. Krishnappa Gowtham
8. Abhimanyu Mithun
9. Shreyas Gopal
10. Prasidh Krishna
11. J Suchith
MUM Team News
Mumbai thrashed Saurashtra in their previous game, which was the quarter final game. The magnificent captain Prithvi Shaw scored 185* while chasing the total of 285 with only losing one wicket of Jaiswal who also made a hefty 75 runs. Aditya Tare in batting and Shams Mulani will have to make a crucial contribution in this game.
Injury update, unavailability: None
Expected team changes The team is expected to play with the same combination as of the league matches.
MUM Playing 11 (likely)
1. Yashasvi Jaiswal
2. Prithvi Shaw (c)
3. Akhil Herwadkar
4. Shivam Dube
5. Sarfaraz Khan
6. Aditya Tare (wk)
7. Dhawal Kulkarni
8. Tushar Deshpande
9. Prashant Solanki
10. Mohit Avasthi
11. Shams Mulani
Who will win today match
Mumbai will win this match. When it comes to the domestic circuit, the two most loved teams are Mumbai and Karnataka surely. They are the two most talented teams and every fan love to see them playing. In terms of consistency and winning streak, Mumbai has had one hell of a season this year, they have been fantastic. Prithvi Shaw especially has been the key for them in all these games. They will miss Surya and Iyer in this big game, but they would still pull it off, as they have a good squad to fulfill the missing players. If Pandey and Gopal perform well, Karnataka can surely give a good challenge in the KAR vs MUM Dream 11 Today match prediction.
Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Picks
D Padikkal – The most consistent batsmen for the Karnataka team since his debut in 2019. He is the leading run-scorer in this tournament and would be upbeat ahead of this match.
List A Career Record- 1323 Runs, Bat. AVG. 88.20
D Padikkal in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021/21- 673 Runs, Bat. AVG. 168.25
P Shaw- The player who is the leading run-scorer for the Uttar Pradesh team is the captain pick for your fantasy team in the KAR vs MUM Dream 11 prediction.
List A Career Record- 1973 Runs, Bat. AVG. 54.80
P Shaw in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021/21- 589 Runs, Bat. AVG. 196.33
R Samarth- The player who has stitched important partnerships with Padikkal and is the second-highest run-scorer in the tournament is a differential pick for the KAR vs MUM Dream 11 prediction.
List A Career Record- 1773 Runs, Bat. AVG. 55.40
R Samarth in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021/21- 605 Runs, Bat. AVG. 151.25
WK: A Tare
BAT: P Shaw, D Padikkal, S Khan, K Nair
ALL: S Dube, S Gopal
BOWL: P Solanki, R More, A Mithun, T Deshpande