Karnataka Premier League is back with high-octane T20 action. Last seasons’ finalists Bengaluru Blasters will square off against Mysuru Warriors in the first match of the season.
Bengaluru Blasters failed to cross the final hurdle last season where they lost to the champions Bijapur Bulls. The blasters will look to go one step further this season by lifting the coveted KPL trophy.
Meanwhile, Mysuru Warriors are one of the two teams to play in every season of the Karnataka Premier League. The last seasons’ semi-finalists too will look to clinch the title this time around.
Match Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Date: 16th August 2019
Time: 7 PM IST
M Chinnaswamy traditionally has been a high-scoring ground. The pitch is neutral and will assist both batsmen and pace bowlers. Spinners also will get a little purchase from the surface. The first match of the Karnataka Premier League is expected to be a run-fest.
Total Matches Played: 6
Matches Won Batting First: 2
Matches Won Batting Second: 4
Average First Inning Score: 158
Average Second Inning Score: 147
Keeping history in mind, the team winning the toss will like to chase the score at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
MW vs BB Team News:
MW Team News
BB Team News
MW vs BB Head to Head Record and Form
Head to Head Record-
Matches Played: 3
BB Won: 2
MW Won: 1
Team Form (recent matches first)-
MW vs BB Full Squads:
MW Full Squad:
Amit Verma, Aniruddha Joshi, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Shoaib Manager, J Suchith (C), M Venkatesh, Kushal Wadhwani, Vinay N Sagar, Devaiah KS, KV Siddharth, Saurabh Yadav, Manjesh Reddy, Ram Sarikh Yadav, Jayesh Babu, Sankalp Shettinavar, BU Shivkumar, Kishan Bedare, and Dega Nischal.
BB Full Squad:
V Koushik, Rongsen Jonathon (C), Manoj Bhandage, Bharath Duri, Anand Doddamani, Rohan Kadam, Sharath BR, Naga Bharath, Nikin Jose, Anuraj Bajpai, Bharath D, Anil IG, Nishant S Shekhawat, Muthanna Chandrasekhar, Kuldeep Kumar, Rishi Bopanna, Kishore Kamath, and Aditya Goyal.
MW Probable 11:
Dega Nischal, Manjesh Reddy, Aniruddha Joshi, Shoiab Manager, Amit Verma, Vinay Sagar (WK), Jagadeeshan Suchith (C), Kushal Wadhwani, Vyshak Vijaykumar, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, and M Ventakesh.
BB Probable 11:
Rongsen Jonathan (C), Rohan Kadam, BR Sharath (WK), Naga Bharath, Nishant Singh, Aditya Goyal, V Koushik, Manoj Bhandage, Anand Doodamani, IG Anil, and Kishore Kamath