We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Hyderabad: Mayank Agarwal, Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram* (c), Harry Brook/Glenn Phillips*, Heinrich Klaasen* (wk), Abdul Samad, Akeal Hosein*, Mayank Markande, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan
Suyash Sharma has been regularly used as an impact player. Jason Roy missed the previous game due to a back spasm.
Kolkata: N Jagadeesan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz* (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell*, Shardul Thakur, David Wiese/Tim Southee*, Sunil Narine*, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakaravarthy
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 160
2nd innings average score: 161
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Seamers took 57% of the wickets.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Heinrich Klaasen averages a whopping 51 this season, also generating bonus points for 20 boundaries. He has been keeping both Hyderabad and fantasy players happy.
Talking about producing bonus points, Rinku Singh (19) and Venkatesh Iyer (16) have hammered the most sixes for their side in this edition – an average of 3.88 maximums per game.
Nitish Rana (441 runs at 37) and Andre Russell (16 wickets) are the leading run-getter and wicket-taker respectively for Kolkata against Hyderabad.
For Hyderabad, Rahul Tripathi (128 runs at 64) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (24 wickets) are the top run-scorer and wicket-taker respectively versus Kolkata. Moreover, Bhuvneshwar has bagged as many as 41 wickets at the venue.
When these teams met earlier in the competition, Harry Brook (100 off 55) was the top fantasy pick.
Abdul Samad (172 runs and two catches) featured in the Best11 in five of his last six T20s.
Five of Mayank Markande’s nine dismissals in this tournament have been either bowled or LBW, thereby producing 40 bonus points.
Sunil Narine and Umran Malik have collectively managed only three wickets in their last five T20s.
After three outings in Hyderabad this season, Abhishek Sharma’s scores read 0, 1, and 5.
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