Match Preview : (By- Anuj)
Welcome to the today match prediction of The 5th match of Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022. Which will be played between Lyca Kovai Kings (LKK) and Dindigul Dragons (DD) on Sunday 26th June 2022 at Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli.
It is the first game for Lyca Kovai Kings (LKK) of the season. On the other side, DD posted 144, but could not defend the score in their first match against Ruby Trichy Warriors. The two teams last met each other in the eliminator of previous season, where DD had defeated LKK by 5 wickets.
Lyca Kovai Kings :
This is first match for Lyca Kovai Kings (LKK) in this season. If we will look on last season then, LKK finished the last season on the fourth position with just three wins from the seven matches. LKK had lost the eliminator against DD by 5 wickets.
Shahrukh Khan is going to lead LKK in TNPL-2022. He is recognized as a good finisher and part time spin bowling and lots of experience of IPL and as well as T20 matches in TNPL. The side has several exciting players in the squad as like Ganga Sridhar Raju, Sai Sudarshan, Abhishek Tanwar, T Natrajan and Krishnamoorthy Vignesh. And good performances would be expected from them. LKK will try to take small revenge of previous season and will try to win against DD.
Dindigul Dragons :
On the other side, Dindigul Dragons could not defend the score of 144 against RTW, in their tournament’s opening match this season. DD is performing in this season in captainship of Hari Nishanth.
If we will look on the performance of DD in first match against RTW. Then opener batsman got some start but couldn’t convert in big score. Middle Order Batsman also disappointed to team, Only 52 run added in score (7 to 15 over) and lost 4 wickets. But after that got some knock by Vignesh in last 2 overs and reached to 144 run. Going to defend the the target of 144 runs, except Manoj Kumar no-one bowler couldn’t take wicket and lost the match in 19th Over. DD will try to forget last match performance and win against strongest side LKK.
Probable XI :
LKK Probable XI : Ganga Sridhar Raju, J Suresh Kumar (wk), Sai Sudharsan, Ashwin Venkataraman, Shahrukh Khan (c), U Mukilesh, Abhishek Tanwar, S Ajith Ram, N Selva Kumaran, R Divakar and Valliappan Yudheeswaran
DD Probable XI : Hari Nishanth (c), Mani Bharathi (wk), Manoj Kumar, AG Pradeep, K Vishal Vaidhya, R Vivek, RS Mokit Hariharan, Lakshminarayanan Vignesh, M Silambarasan, Rangaraj Suthesh and Karaparambil Monish
H2H Records :
Total Matches : 5
LKK won : 2
DD won : 3
Weather Report :
According to our weather experts, the weather forecast in Tirunelveli is good for a cricket match. Temperature will be around 31°C. The speed of the wind will be around 18 km/h. During the match sky will be cloudy.
Pitch Report :
The pitch at the Indian Cement Company Ground, is going to slow day by day and batsman is getting some difficult in start, if batsman want to do score then they have need to be give some time on pitch then they can play their strokes freely. It is not the ideal venue for fast bowlers, but spinners get to turn the ball and cause doubts in the minds of batsmen. Last 3 matches no-one team has crossed 150 in first innings. 160-65 will be par score on this ground.
Match Timings – 07:15 PM IST
Live Streaming – Star Sports and JIO TV
Match Prediction :
Lyca Kovai Kings will win (Majority of Contest list)
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.
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