KEL vs SRT Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Oct 30, 2022

KEL vs SRT Match Prediction - Oct 30, 2022

Tournament: Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2022/23.

Date: October 30, 2022

Format: T20

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India.

Time: 11:00

Saurashtra will lock horns with Kerala in the pre-quarterfinal 3 of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for the 2022-23 season later tomorrow. This important game will be played at the historical Eden Gardens venue in Kolkata. Let's take a closer look at the betting tips and match predictions for this match. Saurashtra and Kerala both reached the pre-quarterfinal stages of the tournament by finishing in the 3rd and 2nd spots in their respective groups in the season. These two teams will have a go at each other for the second time during the tournament. So, it will be interesting to watch which of the two teams will come out on top as the two sides collide on Sunday. 

KEL vs SRT Team Previews

Kerala Knights

The Kerala side finished in the 2nd spot in the points tally of the Elite Group C standing. They achieved five victories while they also had to suffer a couple of unfortunate losses from their allotted seven matches. Kerala finished the league stage with 20 points to their credit and has a net run rate of +1.402. Both these teams are going into this match on the back of a victory from their last outing. These two teams will face each other for the second time during the competition. In their last and only meeting which took place way back in 2016, Kerala managed a victory by a margin of 50 runs.

The leading run-getter for Kerala this season is Rohan Kunnummal. He has scored 179 runs this season from his last seven matches at an average of 29.83. After him, another batter that has done well is Mohammad Azharuddeen and then Sachin Baby. They scored 143 and 142 respectively for their team. The most successful bowlers for Kerala this season have been Vaishak Chandran and Sijomon Joseph. They have picked up 12 and 10 wickets for Kerala respectively. As far as the recent performance of Kerala is concerned, they have won 3 matches and lost 2 in their last 5 outings.

Rohan Kunnummal has done an even better job for Kerala if you look at his record in his last 10 games for the side. He has scored 281 runs at a decent average of 31.22 and a strike rate of 128.89. Mohammad Azharudden hasn't done too badly either. He has scored 239 runs in his last 10 appearances for Kerala at an average of 29.88 and a strike rate of 129.18. Vaisakh Chandran has been the pick of the bowlers for Kerala in his last 6 appearances with 12 wickets at an economy rate of 5.87 and a strike rate of 11.50. Sudhesan Midhun has picked up 11 wickets from his last 8 games while bowling at an economy rate of 6.30 and strike rate of 14.72.

Kerala Knights Playing 11

Basil Thampi, Abdul Basith, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Rohan Kunnummal, Sijomon Joseph, Unnikrishnan Manukrishnan, Vaisakh Chandran, KM Asif, Sudhesan Midhun, Sachin Baby, Sanju Samson, Vishnu Vinod.


As far as Saurashtra is concerned, they ended the league stages of the competition in 3rd position in the Elite Group D standing. They won four matches and suffered a solitary loss from their six games. They ended the league stage of the competition on 18 points and with a net run rate of +1.568. During the last season, both these teams finished the league stages in the number 2 position in their respective groups. However, Kerala was successful in reaching the quarterfinal stages where they were defeated by the eventual winners Tamilnadu by a margin of 5 wickets.

Saurashtra, unlike Kerala, was eliminated in the pre-quarterfinal stages of the competition last year. Saurashtra is on a bit of a roll at the moment with 4 wins from their last 5 outings. The best batter for Saurashtra in their last ten matches has been Sheldon Jackson. He has put together 332 runs at a super average of 47.43 and a strike rate of 138.33. Samarth Vyas has performed an even better job during his last ten games scoring 322 runs at an average of 46.00 with an incredible strike rate of 165.97.

As far as the Saurashtra bowling attack is concerned the onus lies with Jaydev Unadkat. The former India pace bowler has picked up 19 wickets from his last ten matches at an economy rate of 6.36 and strike rate of 12.31. Another bowler that has done a fair job for Saurashtra is Dharmendrasin Jadeja. He has picked up 11 wickets from his last 10 games bowling at an economy rate of 6.64 and a strike rate of 19.54. Another important bowler for Saurashtra in this game is Yuvraj Chudasama. There are a couple of wicket-keeper batsmen playing in the side viz. Harvik Desai and Sheldon Jackson.

Saurashtra Playing 11

Jay Gohil, Kushang Patel, Sheldon Jackson, Chirag Jani, Chetan Sakariya, Cheteshwar Pujara, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Harvik Desai, Jaydev Unadkat, Prerak Mankad, Samarth Vyas, Vishvaraj Jadeja.

KEL vs SRT Toss Prediction

The wicket on offer at the Eden Gardens venue is a batting paradise. It might take a bit of turn as the game wears on. So, it might be a good idea for the skipper that wins the toss to opt to field first on the ground.

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

As described earlier, this is a batting paradise at Eden Gardens. You can expect the runs to flow freely at this venue. The team batting first will look to score in the region of 160 runs on this track to feel safe. All-in-all you can expect a run feast with these fast outfields and batting-friendly conditions.

KEL vs SRT Betting Tips

Both these sides have shown some excellent brands of cricket during the league stages of the competition. They both have a strong batting line-up. It will boil down to the bowling performance from these sides because even the pitch will be loaded in the favor of the batters. If you take a closer look at the recent record of these two sides, you will find that Saurashtra has won 4 out of their last 5 matches while Kerala has won 3. This shows that Saurashtra is in good form overall and is slightly more likely to win this match. Nothing much in it though. We will bet with Saurashtra to win the match and move further in the competition.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. Betway


    Kerala top order batters to score more than 6 runs in the first over of Kerala innings.



All the Kerala top-order batters are in good nick. So, it is a likely possibility that Kerala will get off to a flying start and score more than 6 runs in the 1st over of their innings.

  1. Betway


    No Saurashtra wicket to fall in the first over of their innings.



Similar to their Kerala opponents, the Saurashtra opening batters are also in good form. Likely, they will not lose a wicket early in the first over of their innings.

  1. Betway


    Sanju Samson to score more than 26 runs in the match.



Sanju Samson is an India cap and a very good batter. You can bet on him to score more than 26 runs in this crucial match.

Today Match Prediction

Saurashtra To Win the Match

Bet Tip Here

Who will win KEL vs SRT

Kerala Knights 66.67% (18)
Saurashtra 33.33% (9)
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