This game will be played in the Vijay Hazare trophy with Maharashtra going up against Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal have been good in the tournament till now and have lost just one game although they have been on the receiving end of four games that have been affected by rain.
Maharashtra have not come into their own in the tournament yet and have only won one out of their eight games losing two of them and being affected by rain in five games.
With the business end of the tournament approaching both the teams will be on the lookout for a win in this game.
Maharashtra Team News:
The Maharashtra team is led by Kedar Jadhav who until recently had been playing for India even in the world cup.
Kedar is a key figure in the batting lineup of the Maharashtra team along with Rahul Tripathi and Ankit Bawne
Their bowling relies heavily on people who are not express but rely on trickery to get their wickets like Sammad Fallah and Satyajeet Bachav.
Players like Rituraj Gaekwad need to get into the scheme of things and begin to deliver.
Himachal Pradesh Team News:
Most bases have been covered by the Himachal team who look like a settled unit with Rishi Dhawan adding a lot of balance as an allrounder
Captain Ankush Bains and Prashant Chopra along with Priyanshu Khanduri will be trying to steady the ship at the top of the batting table
Their bowling is taken care of by the allround abilities of Rishi Dhawan and Prashant Chopra but it is Mayank Dagar who is the real driving force for their team
MAH Expected XI:
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi, Ankit Bawne, Kedar Jadhav, Nikhil Naik, Naushad Shaikh, Samad Fallah, Azim Kazi, Shamshuzama Kazi, Satyajeet Bachhav, Mukesh Choudhary.
HP Expected XI:
Priyanshu Khaduri, Prashant Chopra, Ankush Bains (C & WK), Ankit Kalsi, Nikhil Gangta, Amit Kumar, Rishi Dhawan, Ayush Jamwal, Pankaj Jaiswal, Mayank Dagar, Kanwar Abhinay Singh.
Captain – Ankush Bains
Vice Captain – Mayank Dagar