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T20 Leagues Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings

Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 – Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings – Eliminator Prediction

The Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 league games have concluded, and the tournament has moved on to the Eliminator round. The Lyca Kovai Kings would face the Madurai Panthers in their bid to retain the title. The Lyca Kovai Kings defeated the Nellai Royal Kings in the previous game, while the Panthers defeated the Ruby Trichy Warriors. Both parties would be confident.

The Lyca Kovai Kings have been in good form in their last five games, winning four of them. This would give the team confidence because their key batsmen are in good form. Madurai Panthers had previously won the league game between the two teams, but the team has been inconsistent. We expect a tough game because it is a do-or-die situation for both teams.

The Eliminator Match between Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings will take place on July 26th, 2022 at SCF Cricket Ground in Salem.

Match Details to Note

Match: Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings, Eliminator Match, Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022

Date: July 26, 2022 (Tuesday)

Time: 7:15 PM IST

Venue: SCF Cricket Ground, Salem

Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings Team Previews

Madurai Panthers (Match Odds – 2.10)

NS Chaturved’s team advanced to the playoffs with a 36-run victory over the Ruby Trichy Warriors in the final game. However, the team has struggled with consistency, which they will need to overcome in this game. Chaturved wants his team to be inspired by their victory over the Kovai Kings earlier in the season and win this one in style.

Arun Karthik has been reliable, and he will need to put together a good opening wicket stand with V Aaditya. Balchander Anirudh performed admirably in the previous game, and he will look to add runs in the middle order alongside J Koushik and Rithik Easwaran. The team’s lower middle order hasn’t been consistent, and players like Chaturved and Sunny Sandhu would play crucial roles.

Because their opponents have a strong batting lineup, the team must bowl well. Sandhu was excellent with the new ball, and Kiran Akash should provide good support for the team. Varun Chakaravarthy is one of the best bowlers in this format, and he will have to trouble the batsmen for the Kovai Kings. This attack is diversified by P Saravanan, R Mithun, and Jagatheesan Kousik.

Madurai Panthers Squad

V Aaditya, Arun Karthik, Balchander Anirudh, Jagatheesan Kousik, Rithik Easwaran (wk), NS Chaturved (c), Sunny Sandhu, P Saravanan, Kiran Akash, Varun Chakaravarthy, R Mithun, Aushik Srinivas, Thalaivan Sargunam, R Silambarasan, Jhatavedh Subramanyan, K Deeban Lingesh, S Senthil Nathan, V Gowtham, K Rajkumar, B Rocky, M Ayush, Vignesh Iyer

Predicted XI: NS Chaturved (c), Arun Karthik, V Aaditya, Balchander Anirudh, Rithik Easwaran (wk), Jagatheesan Kousik, Sunny Sandhu, P Saravanan, Kiran Akash, Varun Chakaravarthy, R Mithun

Lyca Kovai Kings (Match Odds – 1.75)

Shahrukh Khan’s team defeated the table toppers Nellai Royal Kings by 5 runs to end their league campaign on a high note. They batted well and will look to improve their form. The team has a strong batting lineup, with key batsmen in good form. Khan would like to see his bowlers perform better, as they have struggled in recent matches.

Openers Ganga Sridhar Raju and Suresh Kumar have been consistent at the top, and runs from their bats are expected in this game. Sai Sudharsan has performed admirably in the middle order, and the team would like him to lead the innings alongside Shahrukh Khan and Abhishek Tanwar. Shijit Chandran, U Mukilesh, and Balu Surya bat down the order, adding to the side’s firepower.

Abhishek Tanwar has been one of the tournament’s leading wicket-takers, and the onus would be on him to deliver early wickets alongside Manish Ravi. S Ajith Ram and Balu Surya are crucial in this game because they can halt the flow of runs. In this crucial game, the team would also need Khan and R Divakar to bowl well, as they have been giving away easy runs.

Lyca Kovai Kings Squad

Ganga Sridhar Raju, J Suresh Kumar (wk), Sai Sudharsan, Shahrukh Khan (c), Abhishek Tanwar, U Mukilesh, Shijit Chandran, Balu Surya, S Ajith Ram, R Divakar, Manish Ravi, Ashwin Venkataraman, Mohan Abhinav, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, M Raja, N Selva Kumaran, Govindhan Aravindh, Valliappan Yudheeswaran, Ishwar Suresh

Predicted XI: Shahrukh Khan (c), Ganga Sridhar Raju, J Suresh Kumar (wk), Sai Sudharsan, Shijit Chandran, U Mukilesh, Abhishek Tanwar, Balu Surya, S Ajith Ram, R Divakar, Manish Ravi

Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings Toss Prediction

This venue hasn’t seen many high-scoring games. The pitch has been slow, and the ball has come to a halt on the batsmen. Setting up a total here is difficult for any side. Because both teams will be under pressure, we expect the team that wins the toss to bowl first.

To Win the Toss – Madurai Panthers – 1.85

To Win the Toss – Lyca Kovai Kings – 1.85

Pitch and Weather Conditions

The SCF Cricket Ground in Salem is a small facility with short boundaries. The outfield is quick, allowing batsmen to play their strokes easily. There isn’t much on this track for fast bowlers who must rely on their variations to succeed. Spinners have enjoyed bowling on this track because the ball stops and turns sharply on the batsmen.

On July 26, the skies over Salem would be clear. The wicket would be flat, but we’ve seen a slow surface where bowlers could trouble the batsmen. The ball isn’t expected to come to the bat easily, so the team batting first in this game would be content with a score of around 170 runs.

Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings Match Prediction

Both teams would be under pressure because the loser of this game would have to pack their belongings. The Madurai Panthers have been plagued by their batsmen’s poor form. To win this game, the team’s middle and lower middle orders must perform admirably. The Lyca Kovai Kings arrive in good form, having performed well in recent games. This would make them the favorites to win this game.

Lyca Kovai Kings is the favourite to beat Madurai Panthers at the odds of 1.75.

  • Lyca Kovai Kings have won four of their last five games, and they have momentum on their side.
  • Suresh Kumar and Sai Sudharsan of the Lyca Kovai Kings have both scored more than 500 runs this season.
  • The Madurai Panthers’ batsmen have been inconsistent, with only Arun Karthik scoring more than 200 runs.

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