PUN vs BRD Dream11 Match Preview| Punjab vs Baroda | Vijay Hazare Trophy
Bottom of the table, Baroda side will be taking on Punjab at the Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Date- Wednesday, October 9
Time-9 AM (IST)
Venue- Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara
Baroda Team News
Baroda currently finds itself at the bottom spot in the Elite, Cross Table. Having played five games in the campaign so far, Baroda is yet to register their first win.
Baroda has lost to Delhi, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh, while their games against Odisha and Vidarbha were abandoned.
Devdhar and Waghmode will be expected to provide a positive start for the first wicket. While Solanki is recently fresh from a fifty against Uttar Pradesh.
Deepak Hooda in the middle order can pack a punch with the bat, but is yet to come good for his side.
Swapnil Singh displayed confident stroke play in the most recent game, but it was Yusuf Pathan in the lower middle order who assisted Baroda to score past 200. Pathan scored 55 of 74 balls.
Atit Shet, Lukman Meriwala, and Swapnil Singh could once again be in charge of the bowling department.
Punjab Team News
In the three games Punjab has featured in this season, they’ve managed to win two games, while one game was abandoned due to rain.
In their most recent game, they bundled out Hyderabad for just 49 runs thanks to Sandeep Singh’s seven wicket-haul. Though Punjab won that game, they ended up losing seven wickets in the process.
Abishek Sharma and Simran Singh will be expected to start off the innings with the bat, followed by Anmolpreet Singh at number three.
Shubman Gill if given the opportunity can add further quality to Punjab’s batting lineup
The skipper, Mandeep Singh comes in at four, while Gurkeerat Singh and Karan Kaila take care of the lower middle order.
Sadeep Sharma and Sidarth Kaul should be the two spearhead pacers for Punjab. Mandeep Singh, Karan Kaila and Mayanak Markande will be brought in the middle overs to pick wickets with their variations.
PUN vs BRD Dream11 Possible Playing Eleven
Punjab – Abhishek Sharma, Simran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh (c), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Ramandeep Singh, Anmol Malhotra (wk), Karan Kaila, Mayank Markande, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul
Baroda- Yusuf Pathan, Bhargav Bhatt, Kedar Devdhar, Aditya Waghmode, Lukman Meriwala, Vishnu Solanki, Deepak Hooda (c), Atit Sheth, Swapnil Singh, Mitesh Patel (wk), Abhimanyu Rajput
In the last three encounters between the two sides, it’s Baroda who has had the upper hand with two wins, while one game was abandoned due to rain.
For Baroda Yusuf Pathan, Deepak Hooda, and Swapnil Singh can make an impact with both bat an ball against Punjab.
Meanwhile, Punjab will be banking on their two pacers, Sidharth Kaul and Sandeep Singh. Mayank Markande can bamboozle a few batters with his wrist spin. Abhishek Sharma with his all round abilities is also one of the players to look out for.
Captain Options– Yusuf Pathan, Abhishek Sharma
Vice-Captain Options- Sandeep Sharma, Mayank Markand
PUN vs BRD Dream11 Today Match Prediction
A Sharma, S Gill, Mandeep Singh, K Devdhar, Y Patan, M Patel, D Hooda, S Kaul, S Sharma, M Markande, B Bhatt