We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis* (c), Glenn Maxwell*, Mahipal Lomror, Michael Bracewell*, Anuj Rawat (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Wayne Parnell*, Harshal Patel, Karn Sharma, Mohammed Siraj
Gujarat: Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c), David Miller*, Dasun Shanaka*, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan*, Noor Ahmad, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma
(Based on the last three games in Bangalore)
1st innings avg. score: 205/7
2nd innings avg. score: 200/7
Batting 1st: 100%
Batting 2nd: —
Seamers took 57% of the wickets, with 20 of 42 wickets falling between overs 15 and 20. Meanwhile, openers smashed five of nine fifties.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Rashid Khan has bagged 14 wickets against Bangalore including the best figures of three for 27. Notably, he got rid of Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis when the teams last met.
Kohli loves playing at the Chinnaswamy Stadium: 3,015 runs at 38 – of which 253 runs at 51 have come in the ongoing season. Furthermore, he is the only Bangalore player to register consecutive fifties against Gujarat.
Meanwhile, du Plessis has scored the most runs (315 at 63), including four fifties, at the venue in this edition. He has also smashed the most sixes (36) by a Bangalore player.
Rashid Khan has bagged 14 wickets against Bangalore including the best figures of three for 27. Notably, he got rid of Kohli and du Plessis when the teams last met.
Only once has Karn Sharma gone wicketless this season, overall scalping 10 wickets – of which six have come bowling second.
Michael Bracewell (40 runs, seven wickets, and two catches) featured in the Best11 in the last five T20s.
While Mohammed Shami has made inroads with the new ball, Mohit Sharma has done the damage at the death. Between them, they have taken 40 wickets, to collectively average 87 points per game.
David Miller is the only Gujarat player to slam a century against Bangalore. Overall, he averages 29 against them.
Harshal Patel has managed only three wickets in his last five outings.