KAR vs PUN Dream11 Prediction, Ranji Trophy 2024, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Karnataka vs Punjab Dream11 Team

Published on: Jan 4, 2024 11:40 am IST|Updated on: Jan 4, 2024 11:41 am IST

Karnataka vs Punjab Dream11 Prediction

Karnataka will face Punjab in the ninth Ranji Trophy 2024 match.

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

Karnataka vs Punjab, Match 9 of Ranji Trophy 2024
05th January, 09:30 AM IST
KSCA Hubli Cricket Ground, Hubli

KAR vs PUN Preview

Karnataka will be led by star opener Mayank Agarwal. They also have the likes of Devdutt Padikkal, Manish Pandey, and Ravikumar Samarth in their ranks.

Meanwhile, Punjab, who recently won the Syed Mushtaq Ali 2023-24 title, are looking to continue their form in this format too. Mandeep Singh leads the headlines in terms of squad attraction, but they also possess players like Prabhsimran Singh, Nehal Wadhera, and Abhishek Sharma.

Form Guide


KSCA Hubli Cricket Ground Pitch Report

The KSCA Hubli Cricket Ground has been a good batting surface. Scores of 300+ have been scored in the first innings. There is a slight turn for the spinners, and pacers could prove key instead.

Test stats based on the last 5 matches

Average total score: 285
Average 1st innings score: 352
Matches won by batting first: 1
Matches won by batting second: 4

KAR Playing 11

1. Ravikumar Samarth
2. Mayank Agarwal (c)
3. Devdutt Padikkal
4. Nikin Jose
5. Manish Pandey
6. Srinivas Sharath (wk)
7. Kishan Bedare
8. Shubhang Hegde
9. Vidwath Kaverappa
10. Vasuki Koushik
11. Vijaykumar Vyshak

Karnataka Team News

  • Squad:  Mayank Agarwal (c), Nikin Jose, Devdutt Padikkal, Manish Pandey, Ravikumar Samarth, Sujay Sateri (wk), Srinivas Sharath (wk), Shubhang Hegde, M Venkatesh, Vidwath Kaverappa, Vasuki Koushik, Rohit Kumar, Shashi Kumar, Vijaykumar Vyshak, Kishan Bedare, Dega Nischal
  • There is no injury update.

KAR Key Players

Mayank Agarwal Stats in First Class

Last 5 Matches Scores Total runs in FC Batting average 50/100 Captain choice
13, 48, 51, 0, 19 6275 runs in 79 matches 49.41 33/15             ✅

Devdutt Padikkal Stats in First Class

Last 5 Matches Scores Total runs in FC Batting average 50/100 Vice-captain choice
30, 114, 93, 70, 117 1450 runs in 24 matches 36.25 11/2             ✅

PUN Playing 11

1. Abhishek Sharma
2. Prabhsimran Singh (w)
3. Anmolpreet Singh
4. Mandeep Singh
5. Nehal Wadhera
6. Sanvir Singh
7. Abhinav Sharma
8. Siddarth Kaul
9. Arshdeep Singh
10. Mayank Markande
11. Baltej Singh

Punjab Team News

  • Squad:  Anmolpreet Singh, Gitansh Khera (wk), Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Nehal Wadhera, Abhishek Sharma, Mandeep Singh, Sanvir Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Siddarth Kaul, Mayank Markande, Prerit Dutta, Jassinder Singh, Naman Dhir, Abhinav Sharma, Vishwanath Singh
  • Arshdeep Singh is back from the South Africa tour and will be available for selection.

PUN Key Players

Mandeep Singh Stats in First Class

Last 5 Scores Total runs Batting average 50/100 Captain choice
27, 0, 68, 10, 8 6232 runs in 92 matches 49.07 33/15           ❌

Abhishek Sharma Stats in First Class

Last 5 Scores Total runs Batting average 50/100 Vice-captain choice
16, 4, 38, 20, 1 872 runs in 20 matches 31.14 4/1           ❌

Who will win today’s match between Karnataka And Punjab (Match 9 of Ranji Trophy 2024)?

  • Karnataka has an experienced side and is in good form, having reached the semi-final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy concluded in December 2023.
  • Punjab, meanwhile, are also in good form and won SMAT 2023, thanks to the clinical performances of their young guns.
  • Karnataka, with a more balanced and experienced side and the advantage of playing at home, are expected to win this game.

KAR vs PUN Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Prabhsimran Singh
Batsmen: Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Devdutt Padikkal, Manish Pandey
All-rounder: Abhishek Sharma, Shubhang Hegde, Kishan Bedare
Bowlers: Siddarth Kaul, Mayank Markande, Vijaykumar Vyshak

Who are Best Captain Options for KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest:  Mayank Agarwal, Devdutt Padikkal,
For Grand League, Mega Contest:  Mandeep Singh, Abhishek Sharma

What are KAR vs PUN Fantasy Tips?

  • Devdutt Padikkal and Arshdeep Singh have been the best in their business recently, making them multiplier picks for this game.
  • Mayank Markande is a talented spinner and has taken 9 wickets in his last five games, making him another good pick from the bowling section.
  • The likes of Mandeep Singh, Manish Pandey, and Mayank Agarwal are an experienced trio who have consistently delivered for their side and are must-haves for this game.

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