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| On Updated : Jan 12, 2021 12:50 AM IST

KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Karnataka vs Punjab 12 January

KAR vs PUN Dream 11 Team: The Elite Group A match between Karnataka and Punjab will take place on 12th January. The opening pair of the Karnataka team has the presence of youngster, Devdutt Padikkal who was impressive in the IPL 2020, while Karun who has good experience in the T20 format. Then, Rohan Kadam has been a consistent contributor to the team in middle-overs. In the last match, Shrijith played good innings and stitched an important partnership with Deshpande, who has finished well for the team in the past tournaments. In the bowling department, Gowtham and Mithun have been one of the top-wicket takers for the team over the years and Prasidh would like to use his IPL experience to contain the opposition batsmen.
On the other side, the Punjab team won their last game against a strong UP team and would be upbeat ahead of this match. The wicket-keeper Simran Singh showed a glimpse of his talent in the last game by providing a good start to the team. Alongside him, Abhishek played well in the IPL 2020 and will be one of the players to watch out in the team. In the middle-order, Mandeep and Gurkeerat have gained enough experience in the shortest format and form the core part of the team. Then, all the bowlers have been a part of the IPL, especially Kaul and Sandeep Sharma who can be quite potent when in full form.

Match Info

Elite Group A, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021
Karnataka vs Punjab
Date- Tuesday, January 12, 2020
Time- 12:00PM (Local time)
Stadium- KSCA Cricket Ground, Alur
Streaming- Selected matches on Star Sports

Last match at the venue-Karnataka 150/5 won by 43 runs against Jammu Kashmir 107 in the first round of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2020

Syed Mushtaq Ali 2019 Rankings:
KAR –Winners
PJB – Eliminated in Super League stage

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KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Prediction

KAR Team News

his is a very strong team in SMAT, but will feel the absence of their two-star players; Mayank and KL Rahul. This is a very well experienced team and has plenty of players, who have experience in IPL. Padikkal and Karun will have a hard job of taking Karnataka through the line in the KAR vs PUN Dream 11 Team prediction.

KAR Playing 11 (expected)

Devdutt Padikkal
Karun Nair (c)
KL Shrijith (wk)
Rohan Kadam
Pavan Deshpande
Aniruddha Joshi
Krishnappa Gowtham
Abhimanyu Mithun
Ronit More
Jagadeesha Suchith
Prasidh Krishna

PUN Team News

After having won their first game, they’ll be looking for a second win. The bowling of this team is excellent and can do wonders. Sandeep and Kaul are the frontline bowlers of the team. Punjab has a well-balanced team.

PUN Playing 11 (expected)

Simran Singh (wk)
Abhishek Sharma
Mandeep Singh (c)
Gurkeerat Singh Mann
Anmolpreet Singh
Ramandeep Singh
Harpreet Brar
Arshdeep Singh
Mayank Markande
Sandeep Sharma
Siddarth Kaul

KAR vs PUN Today Match Prediction

Karnataka will win this game. The top batting order of both the teams is absolutely excellent and have the task for their team to win this one, but Karnataka’s batting will overshadow Punjab’s, but that’s not the case, as the bowling of Punjab is gonna be good from the other end. Padikkal from Karnataka and Mandeep from Punjab will be the two key players from their respective teams, who can turn the course of the game to their pockets. Sandeep Sharma and Prasidh Krishna are two key bowlers. Punjab will hope to see the best of Gurkeerat and Karnataka will look to be charged up with Karun’s batting, as he is the main player in their batting department. It will be fascinating to see which team wins in the KAR vs PUN Today match prediction.

KAR vs PUN Dream11 Prediction Captain, Differential Picks

Captain picks

D Padikkal- The player who has been consistent for the Karnataka team in domestic cricket since his debut is surely a captain pick in the KAR vs PUN Dream 11 prediction. He scored 473 runs in IPL 2020.
T20 Career Record- 1071 Runs, Bat. AVG. 42.84

K Nair –The most important batsmen of the Karnataka team has the patience and skills to stabilize the top order in a pressure situation and can be a good pick for your fantasy team.
T20 Career Record- 2666 Runs, Bat. AVG. 25.39

M Singh- The player who has been a proven performer in the domestic circuit for the Punjab team and has good experience in the shortest format of the game. He scored 130 runs in 7 matches of the IPL 2020.
T20 Career Record- 3390 Runs, Bat. AVG. 27.33

Vice-Captain Picks
G Mann- A player who has been impressive in the middle-order and has the right amount of patience and skills to execute his plan in crucial situations. He scored 71 runs in 5 innings in IPL 2020 and was not-out in all the matches.
T20 Career Record- 1712 Runs, Bat. AVG. 23.77

P Singh- A talented player who underperformed in the IPL scored the most runs for the Punjab team in the last league match that would keep him motivated to perform in this match.
T20 Career Record- 305 Runs, Bat. AVG. 20.33

R Kadam- One of the most consistent run-scorers for the Karnataka team has the ability to turn the fortunes in the team’s favour.
T20 Record- 795 Runs, Ball. AVG. 46.76

Differential Picks
K Gowtham-The experienced player who has proved time and again his consistency across all the formats of the game is one of the surprise picks for your fantasy team.
T20 Career Record- 39 Wickets, Bowl. AVG. 35.43 and 564 Runs, Bat. AVG. 16.11

A Singh- The bowler who can bowl his full heart-out in the IPL 2020 and was quite effective in picking key wickets and was economical as well.
T20 Record- 13 Wickets, Bat. AVG 27.76

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Harshit Rathi @cricketharshit

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