Ranji Trophy 2018-19
Vidarbha vs Maharashtra, Round 1, Elite Group A
India’s four-day domestic first-class tournament – Ranji Trophy starts tomorrow. The three months long tournament will feature 160 tests with 37 teams competing for the title. The teams have been classified into four groups – Elite Group A, Elite Group B, Elite Group C and Plate.
Maharashtra and Vidharbha, placed in Elite Group A, will kick-start their journey with locking horns in the Round 1 at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. A total of nine rounds will be played by four quarter-finals, two semi-finals and the final. The final will take place on February 02-February 06 with the venue still not decided.
The current Ranji Trophy title is held by Vidharbha which thrashed Delhi by 9 wickets in the 2017-18 season finale at Holkar Stadium, Indore. Put into bat, Delhi posted 295-10 in the first innings with the help of Dhruv Shorey’s 145. In response, Vidharbha posted a mammoth 547-10 in first innings. Coming to bat in second innings, Delhi were again bowled out for 280 runs and Vidharbha chased down the 32 runs target with 9 wickets remaining.
It was the first title win for defending champions and they would be looking to start on a high.
Venue- Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Matchday- Nov 01, Thu – Nov 04, Sun at 09:30 AM
Read on for VID vs MAH team news and VID vs MAH dream11 prediction.
Kedar Jadhav and Umesh Yadav will miss the opening game as both are in the ODI squad.
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F Y Fazal, S B Wagh, M R Kale, R R Rathod, S U Shrivastava, S K Wath, R N Gurbani, Umesh Yadav, A A Wakhare, A A Sarvate, A V Kolhar, A V Wankhade, Ganesh Satish, J M Sharma, R L Jangid, S R Ramaswamy, S V Kapse, Siddhesh Sunil Neral, U R Patel, Wasim Jaffer, A V Wadkar, S O Katariya, A K Karnewar, S S Bingewar, V P Kodape, Lalit Yadav, A S Thakare, Atharva Taide, D G Nalkande, Y R Thakur, Y V Rathod
A Palkar, H H Khadiwale, R D Gaikwad, V H Zol, A K Kale, A R Bawane, Y D Mangwani, A A Darekar, S S Mundhe, J P Zope, K M Jadhav, A A Sanklecha, C G Khurana, D J Muthuswamy, N S Naik, N R Dhumal, R A Tripathi, R H Motwani, S M Fallah, S M Kazi, J S Pande, N S Shaikh, P C Dadhe, S S Bachhav, S M Gugale, M S Trunkwala, P T Kore, P J Bhati, P H Shah, D M Hinganekar, M S Bhandari, M G Choudhary, S D Warghante
Here’s the probable VID vs MAH playing 11-
Wicket-keeper –Akshay Wadhkar
Batsmen – Wasim Jaffer, Faiz Fazal, Sanjay Ramaswamy, Apoorv Wankhede, Ganesh Satish
All-rounders – Aditya Sarwate, Shrikant Wagh
Bowlers –Lalit Yadav, Akshay Wakhare, Rajneesh Gurbani, Aditya Thakare (Doubt: , Yash Thakur, Siddesh Neral)
Wicket-keeper – Nikhil Naik
Batsmen –Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi, Ankit Bawne, Rohit Motwani
All-rounders – Shrikant Mundhe, Chirag Khurana (Doubt:- Siddhesh Warghante)
Bowlers – Anupam Sanklecha, Samad Fallah, Nikhil Dhumal, Satyajeet Bacchav (Doubt:- Pradeep Dadhe)
As this is the first match of both the teams, it is a bit difficult to predict the exact playing11.
This is a risky match. We suggest you make your own Dream11 team.
In wicketkeeper, Nikhil Naik will be the right pick.
In batsmen, Pawan Shah, Rahul Tripathi, Ankit Bawne, Faiz Fazal and Wasim Jaffer will be the safest bets.
Fantasy Tip: Kedar Jadhav will not play the game. Do not pick him in your Fantasy team.
In -allrounder, Akshay Karnewar and Ravi Jangid will be good choices.
In bowling, you can pick Lalit Yadav, R Gurbani, S Fallah and A Sanklecha. All the four are expected to feature in the opening game.
Fantasy Tip: Umesh Yadav is in the ODI squad. He will not feature in this match.
In captain and vice-captain, Faiz Fazal and Wasim Jaffer from Vidarbha and Ankit Bawne and Rahul Tripathi from Maharashtra will be right choices. Wasim Jaffer was the highest scorer in the last year’s Ranji Trophy while Faiz Fazal ended up being the second highest run scorer.
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