Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Andhra T20 2020, Match 27

Titans XI are expected to knock Legends XI out of the semi-final race by handing them a defeat.

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Match Details:

The 27th match of the Andhra T20 League will be played between Legends XI and Titans XI at Rural Development Trust Stadium, Anantapur.

The match is scheduled to start at 9: 30 AM local time and IST and can be streamed live on Fancode.

Preview:

‘Poles apart’ is how we can describe the two teams who will lock horns at Anantapur on Wednesday. On one hand will be the clinical Titans XI, while we will have a clueless Legends XI on the other. The former have shown great consistency in Andhra T20 League.

Having won 7 out of their 8 matches, they are sitting comfortably at the top of the table. Their semi-final ticket is already booked, while Legends XI still have an outside chance of making it. Having won only 1 game so far, they will need to win both of their remaining games and hope for Chargers XI and Warriors XI to throw their chance away.


LEG vs TIT Weather Report for Match 27:

Anantapur will be sunny as usual, with no signs of rain. The temperature is expected to rangs between 29 to 32 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report:

This pitch will favour the batsman, but the pacers will also get some assistance from the track.

Average first innings score:

164 ( Last 5 matches played on this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 4, Tie – 0


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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

LEG vs TIT Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Legends XI

K N Prudhvi Raj (wk), K Karanshinde (c), Guramkonda Jayavardhan, T Swaroop, S Charan Sai Teja, Sai Vignesh, Manish Golamaru, G Ashish Reddy, I Karthik Raman, Anjaneyulu, G Reddy

Bench:                      

B Sivacharan Singh, S Noor Basha, Jogesh, M Harishankar Reddy, K Maheep Kumar, Shivraj, S K Ismail, M Raju Kulayappa

Titans XI

C Kranthi Kumar, Shoaib Mohammad Khan (c), Girinath Reddy, S Tarun (wk), Gulfaam Saleh, Dasari Chaitanya, Hemant Reddy, Dasari Swaroop Kumar, A Prasanth, Lalith Mohan, Cheepurapalli Stephen

Bench:

M Bhargav, T Vijay, V Karthik Reddy, K V Kashyap Prakash


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LEG vs TIT Top Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:

Legends XI skipper K Karanshinde has not been very prolific as a captain, but he has done a more than decent job with the bat. He has scored 178 runs in 6 innings, with an average of 35.60 and a strike rate of 105.33.

S Tarun has been Titans XI’s best batsman in this competition. He has amassed 227 runs in 8 innings, including a couple of half-centuries.

C Kranthi Kumar has scored 185 runs in 7 innings, which includes 15 fours and 9 sixes. He has a strike rate of nearly 140.

Shoaib Mohammad Khan has done a great job in both batting and bowling. He has scored 148 runs and has also picked up 5 wickets.

Lalith Mohan is has been one of the most successful bowlers of this tournament, with 15 scalps to his name. He has also maintained a commendable economy rate of under 7 runs per over.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Girinath Reddy, I Karthik Raman

Vice-Captain Options – Shoaib Mohammad Khan, Lalith Mohan


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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for LEG vs TIT 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – S Tarun, K N Prudhvi Raj

Batters – C Kranthi Kumar, Lalith Mohan (vc), K Karanshinde

All-Rounders – Shoaib Mohammad Khan, Girinath Reddy (c), G Ashish Reddy

BowlersCheepurapalli Stephen, I Karthik Raman, M Harishankar Reddy

12th Man – Anjaneyulu

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for LEG vs TIT 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – S Tarun

Batters – C Kranthi Kumar, Gulfaam Saleh, Lalith Mohan

All-Rounders – Shoaib Mohammad Khan (vc), Girinath Reddy, S Ashish, Manish Golamaru

Bowlers – Dasari Swaroop Kumar, I Karthik Raman (c), B Sai Vignesh

12th ManK N Prudhvi Raj


Expert Advice:

I Karthik Raman is the most crucial player for Legends XI. He has picked 11 wickets at an economy rate of 7.65 runs per over. He also has scored 112 runs in 8 innings, at an average of 22.4 and a strike rate of 155.56. Hence, it will be wise to make him the captain of at least one of your 11Wickets Fantasy teams.

Today’s LEG vs TIT Probable Winners:

Titans XI are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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