Fantasy team for Punjab vs Gujarat Match
We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Punjab & Gujarat Playing XIs
There is no update on Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s injury.
Punjab: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Short/Bhanuka Rajapaksa*, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Sam Curran*, Sikandar Raza*, Nathan Ellis*, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
Hardik Pandya is likely to return.
Gujarat: Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan, Hardik Pandya (c)/Vijay Shankar, David Miller*, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan*, Abhinav Manohar/Joshua Little*, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph*, Yash Dayal
IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali Pitch Report for Punjab & Gujarat Match
Venue: IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
(Based on last three competitive T20s)
1st innings average score: 183
2nd innings average score: 186
Wickets per innings: 5
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Successive half-centuries have shot up Sai Sudharsan’s average to 47 in the tournament. Against Punjab last year, he scored 65 and 35.
Prabhsimran Singh’s superb form in the 2022-23 T20 domestic season continues, hammering 320 runs at an impressive average of 53.
Wriddhiman Saha (146 runs and two catches) featured in the Best11 in four of the last five matches.
David Miller is the second-highest run-getter in Mohali: 748 runs at 44 including bonus points for 34 sixes. He has also provided handy points for 16 catches.
Punjab might be tempted to play Kagiso Rabada, who scalped six wickets in two matches against Gujarat last year.
Alzarri Joseph and Rashid Khan have been keeping fantasy players happy of late. While Joseph picked 12 wickets in the last five T20s, Rashid bagged 10.
Arshdeep Singh has sniped up 14 wickets in only 8 outings this year, generating an average of 43.7 points per game.
Since 2022, Shikhar Dhawan has accumulated 722 runs at 52, registering five half-centuries and six thirties in 18 innings. During this period, he has also pouched 11 catches.
Harpreet Brar picked just one wicket in the last six T20s.
In as many games, Shahrukh Khan scored just 41 runs.
Pacers scalped 66% of the wickets in the last three matches at the venue. Meanwhile, top-order batters scored five of six half-centuries.