Bengaluru, August 17 at 03:00 PM IST
The second game of Karnataka Premier League 2019 will be played between Shivamonga Lions and Hubli Tigers at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru in the afternoon. Both the teams will look to secure a win in the opening encounter to get their campaign underway.
Last year, Shivamonga Lions finished at the bottom of the table with six defeats in as many encounters. Can they manage their maiden win of the tournament today?
Hubli Tigers, on the opposite, had a heartbreaking exit in the second semi-final in the last edition after facing 9 wickets drubbing at the hands of Bijapur Bulls.
The clash will start at 03:00 PM IST.
Hubli Tiger (160/7) beat Shivamonga Lions (135/9) by 25 runs
Shivamonga Lions Squad
M Nidhish, Prashanth S, Abhimanyu Mithun, Arjun Hoysala, Akshay Ballal, SP Manjunath, Nihal Ullal, Rohith Gowda, K Hoysala, Pradeep T, Prithviraj Shekhawat, Sujit N Gowda, Pradeep Gangadhar, Pavan Deshpande, HS Sharath, Rishabh Singh, Rohit K, S Shivaraj
Hubli Tigers Squad
Shishir Bhavane, KB Pawan, Vidyadhar Patil, Mohammed Taha, Mitrakanth Yadav, Suraj Seshadri, KL Shrijith, M Vishwanathan, Vinay Kumar, Praveen Dubey, Aditya Somanna, Parikshith Shetty, Mahesh Patel, Abilash Shetty, Luvnith Sisodia, Shivil Koushik, David Mathias, Dheeraj Shashidhar
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Shivamonga Lions Probable 11
Akshay Ballal, Nihal Ullah, Abhimanyu Mithun, T Pradeep, Arjun Hoysala, M Nidish, K Rohit, S Prashanth, Pavan Deshpande, Prithviraj Shekhawat, and K Hoysala
Hubli Tigers Probable 11
Aditya Somanna, Shishir Bhavane, Vinay Kumar, Mohammad Taha, Praveen Dubey, Mahesh Patel, Kl Shrijith, Suraj Seshadri, M Vishwanathan, Shivil Kaushik, and Mitrakanth Yadav
Team 1 & 2: Hubli Tigers are once again expected to be the favourites for the clash. Here we will be going with 7-4 and a 6-5 ratio
Captain choices – Mohd Taha/Vinay Kumar
Team 3 & 4: Shivamonga Lions turning out to be the winners. Being the first game of the tournament for both the teams, we are considering Lions to be equally competitive
Captain choices – N Ullal/P Deshpande, A Hoysala, A Mithun
Team 5 & 6: Expecting it to be a close encounter, here we will be picking captain and vice-captain from both the sides
Captain choices – R Vinay Kumar/A Hoysala, M Taha/P Deshpande
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