We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Salem vs Madurai Pitch Report at SNR College Cricket Ground
We have witnessed an average of 9 wickets fall in two games at SNR College Cricket Ground, with pacers doing the bulk of the damage. The pitch, however, becomes easier to bat on as the game progresses. Captains will look to bowl first.
Probable Playing XI for Salem & Madurai
Probable XI for Salem: Jafar Jamal, Gopinath, R Kavin (wk), Daryl Ferrario, S Abishiek, Murugan Ashwin (c), M Ganesh Moorthi, G Periyaswamy, B Praanesh, Akshay Srinivasan, G Kishoor
Probable XI for Madurai: Balchander Anirudh, Arun Karthik, Vignesh Iyer, NS Chaturved (c), Jagatheesan Kousik, Rithik Easwaran (wk), Sunny Sandhu, Kiran Akash, R Silambarasan, Varun Chakravarthy, B Rocky
Power Players for Salem vs Madurai Match
To everyone’s surprise, Murugan Ashwin came at No.5 and scored runs. He later complemented the knock with bowling figures of 1 for 26, helping fantasy players gain points in both departments.
Arun Karthik has collected the most fantasy points (199.5) among both teams on My11Circle. He has smashed 216 runs including a hundred and pouched 8 catches with his glovework.
Daryl Ferrario, the second-highest run-scorer for Salem in the last season, has continued where he left from. It was his unbeaten 60 off 49 in the first game that pushed his team to a respectable total.
Smart Picks for Salem vs Madurai Match
Balchander Anirudh has scored three fifties in his last five T20s. In the previous game against Dindigul, he remained unbeaten on 51 off 34 during an easy chase of 51.
R Kavin has not only been effective with the bat but also been useful behind the wickets. He has provided 47.5 fantasy points with the help of 48 runs and three catches in two games.
NS Chaturved’s last three scores read 75, 27, and 10. His seven sixes are the most for Madurai. There’s some bonus fantasy points to grab for!
On his debut, G Kishoor managed to pick two quick wickets in the middle overs. He seems to be an out-and-out strike bowler.
With 6 wickets in 4 games, Sunny Sandhu is the highest wicket-taker for Madurai. In the last encounter, he took one wicket in the powerplay and two in the middle overs.
Salem vs Madurai Match Preview
While Madurai have won three in four games, Salem are yet to open their account after two matches. All in all, Madurai have a well-balanced XI, while Salem are yet to figure out their team composition.
Time: July 11, 7:15 PM IST