KER vs SAU Dream11 Prediction: Match 2 of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023 Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Kerala vs Saurashtra Dream11 Team

Updated on: Nov 24, 2023 10:17 pm IST

Kerala Cricket Team

Kerala and Saurashtra will compete in the second game of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023.

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

Kerala vs Saurashtra, Match 2 of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023
23rd November, 9:00 AM IST
KSCA Cricket Ground, India

KER vs SAU Preview

Kerala and Saurashtra have announced strong squads for their upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy match. Sanju Samson takes charge of Kerala, with star opener Rohan Kunnummal serving as his deputy. Meanwhile, Saurashtra captain Jaydev Unadkat will return as captain after an excellent campaign last year.

Form Guide

KER: L-NR-W-L-W
SAU: W-W-W-L-W

KSCA Cricket Ground Pitch Report

The pitch at KSCA Cricket Ground is well-suited for batting, and batters who get themselves in can easily score runs, as high scores are common here. Spinners might come in handy in the second half of the game, but pacers could prove effective in the initial overs.

Last result at the venue

The last game played at this venue was in July 2023, where West Zone scored 220 and 297 in the first and third innings, respectively, with pacers taking 19 wickets and spinners taking 10.

KER Playing 11

1. Rohan Kunnummal
2. Sachin Baby
3. Vishnu Vinod (wk)
4. Sanju Samson (c)
5. Abdul Basith
6. Sijomon Joseph
7. Vaisakh Chandran
8. Shreyas Gopal
9. Sudhesan Midhun
10. Basil Thampi
11. Salman Nizar

Vishnu Vinod in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Runs Average Vice Captain Choice
8 362 51.71

Sanju Samson in the last 5 Syed Mushtaq Trophy Matches

Last 5 scores Batting Average Vice Captain Choice
0,8,55,-,52 23.00

Kerala Team News

  • Vishnu Vinod is likely to keep his place after a stellar performance with the bat in the last tournament.
  • Sachin Baby could be brought into the playing 11 after missing the Syed Mushtaq Trophy matches.

KER Key Players

Rohan Kunnummal in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Runs Average Captain or Vice-captain choice
8 240 34.29

Shreyas Gopal in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Wickets Average Captain or Vice-captain choice
7 12 16.08

SAU Playing 11

1. Samarth Vyas
2. Harvik Desai (wk)
3. Sheldon Jackson
4. Cheteshwar Pujara
5. Vishvaraj Jadeja
6. Tarang Gohil
7. Dharmendrasinh Jadeja
8. Perak Mankad
9. Jaydev Unadkat (c)
10. Devang Karamta
11. Yuvraj Chudasama

Harvik Desai in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Runs Average Vice Captain Choice
7 356 59.27

Dharmendrasinh Jadeja in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Wickets Average Vice Captain Choice
7 10 17.70

Saurashtra Team News

  • Samarth Vyas is expected to open the batting with Harvik Desai.
  • Hetvik Kotak is likely to miss out after a poor showing in the last tournament.

SAU Key Players

Chirag Jani in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Performances Economy rate Captain or Vice-captain choice
7 16 runs & 10 wickets 8.34

Dharmendrasinh Jadeja in Syed Mushtaq Trophy 2023

Matches Performances Economy rate Captain or Vice-captain choice
7 12 runs & 10 wickets 7.27

Who will win today’s match between Kerala and Saurashtra (2nd Match of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023)?

  • Both teams had an even record in the last two head-to-head meetings, winning one each.
  • Kerala won six out of their seven Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023 games, while Saurashtra won five.

But Saurashtra’s in-depth batting and quality pace bowling options make them a strong contender for this game.

KER vs SAU Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Sanju Samson, Harvik Desai
Batsmen: Rohan Kunnummal, Vishvaraj Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara
All-rounder: Shreyas Gopal, Chirag Jani, Prerak Mankad
Bowlers: Jaydev Unadkat, Basil Thampi, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja

Who are Best Captain Options for KER vs SAU Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Vishnu Vinod, Chirag Jani
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Samarth Vyas

What are KER vs SAU Fantasy Tips?

  • Sijomon Joseph could be dropped due to his recent form dip and lower batting order position.
  • Cheteshwar Pujara is looking for a comeback, and given his ability, he could rack up valuable runs.
  • Sheldon Jackson as Vice Captain could be a good choice, considering his all-round abilities.

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