KTA vs SRT Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Feb 08, 2023

KTA vs SRT Match Prediction - Feb 08, 2023

Tournament: Ranji Trophy 2023.

Date: February 08, 2023.

Format: Test

Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, India.

Time: 04:00

In the second semi-final of the Ranji Trophy, 2023 Saurashtra will take on Karnataka on 8th February 2023. This match will be played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Karnataka. Read the betting tips, match prediction and pitch reports on the Onlinecricketbetting website for expert advice. Karnataka topped the Group C table in this year's Ranji Trophy league stage with 35 points. They managed to win 4 matches and also participated in 3 draws. The Saurashtra outfit on the other hand finished on 26 points registering 3 victories and 2 draws. They ended up in the top position in the points tally of Elite Group B.

KTA vs SRT Team Previews


Karnataka played Uttarakhand in the second quarterfinal of the Ranji Trophy for the 2023 season. They beat Uttarakhand by a margin of an inning and 281 runs to reach the semi-final stage of the competition. Shreyas Gopal for his all-around effort in the game picked up the player of the match award. He scored an unbeaten 161-run inning and also took 3 wickets for 26 runs in the game. The Uttarakhand first innings folded pretty quickly at 116 runs and although they did marginally better in the second, they were bowled out for 209 runs.

The pick of the bowlers for Karnataka in the first innings was M Venkatesh. He picked up a fifer for 36 runs and was the damager in chief for the Karnataka side. He was helped in the cause by the likes of Vidwath Kaverappa and Krishnappa Gowtham who picked up 2 wickets giving away 17 and 22 runs respectively. Vijaykumar Vyshak was also in action with the ball picking up 1 wicket for 25 runs in the game. All the four bowlers used by Karnataka in the Uttarakhand inning were among the wickets.

Karnataka batted only once in the match and amassed 606 runs during their batting effort. Everybody from their top order contributed toward the Karnataka inning. They got off to a fantastic start with Ravikumar Samarth and Mayank Agarwal scoring 82 and 83 runs respectively. Devdutta Padikkal who followed the openers in the number 3 position also scored a half-century. This was followed by Nikin Jose and Manish Pandey who also contributed toward the score. But it was Shreyas Gopal who scored a brilliant hundred to take the score beyond any realms of the Uttarakhand team.

Karnataka Playing 11

Devdutt Padikkal, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mayank Agarwal, Manish Pandey, Nikin Jose, Ravikumar Samarth, Srinivas Sharath, Shreyas Gopal, Vidwath Kaverappa, Vyshak Vijaykumar, V Koushik.


Saurashtra played against Punjab in the 3rd quarterfinal of the Ranji Trophy for the 2023 season. It was a close game of cricket and Saurashtra came out trumps in the match with a 71-run win over their opponents. Parth Bhut was declared player of the match for his all-round performance with bat and ball. He scored a hundred in the Saurashtra first innings and hit a fifty in the second. He also picked up 8 wickets in the match with a fifer in the second. Punjab did get the first-innings lead in the game but could not deliver the goods in the fourth innings of the match.

The Saurashtra team scored 303 runs in their first innings. Parth Bhut scored a brilliant hundred lower down the order. He scored 111 runs from 155 balls with 4 sixes and 11 fours. Snell Patel also scored a good 70 at the top of the order for Saurashtra to help the innings along. Punjab made a brilliant start to their campaign with both their openers scoring hundreds to set up the innings nicely. Dharmendrasinh Jadeja was the top bowler for Saurashtra with 5 wickets for 109 runs from his 41.3 overs. He was helped in the cause by Yuvrajsinh Dodiya and Parth Bhut who picked up 2 and 3 wickets apiece.

Saurashtra's second innings was also a decent effort with many of their middle-order batters contributing toward the total. Arpit Vasavada and Chirag Jani scored 77 runs apiece and this effort was followed by Prerak Mankad who hit 88 runs from 137 balls. Parth Bhut followed his hundred in the first innings with another fifty in the second. Saurashtra put together a total of 379 runs on the board in the second innings. The Punjab second innings collapsed and Parth Bhut was against the main destroyer for them with 5 wickets for 89 runs.  

Saurashtra Playing 11

Arpit Vasavada, Kushang Patel, Sheldon Jackson, Chirag Jani, Chetan Sakariya, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Harvik Desai, Parth Bhut, Prerak Mankad, Snell Patel, Vishvaraj Jadeja.

KTA vs SRT Toss Prediction

The average first innings total at the M Chinnaswamy stadium is 298 runs. This is a good surface for the batter, especially in the initial part of the match. After a few days, the wicket will take turn and will help the spinners. So, both these sides will be looking to bat first on the ground and set a big total on the board.

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

Pitch and Conditions

The wicket will likely offer assistance to the batters in the initial part of the match. The pitch will start offering assistance to the spinners as the match wears on and it will be pretty tough to bat on the track on the last few days of the match. 

We are likely to get top temperatures in the region of 31 degrees during the match. It is expected that on the match day, we will get very warm weather with a hazy sun. There is every chance of getting east-south-east winds in the region of 11 km/hr. There is a 31% chance of getting a cloud cover in the game. 

KTA vs SRT Betting Tips

Although this is the semi-final of the Ranji Trophy competition for the 2023 season, the Karnataka team has been far more emphatic in their wins so far in the competition. They emphatically won their quarterfinal match while the Saurashtra team got through by the skin of their teeth. So, we will bet on Karnataka to get through this match and reach another Ranji Trophy final.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. Betway


    Mayank Agarwal to score more than 36 runs in the Karnataka first innings.



Mayank Agarwal is a top-of-the-line batter for his team and the Indian national team. You can bet on him to do well in this game and score more than 36 runs in the match.

  1. Betway


    Vyshak Kumar to emerge as the leading bowler for Karnataka in their first innings.



Vyshak Kumar has picked up wickets consistently during the tournament. You can expect the bowler to become the leading wicket-taker in this match.

  1. Rajabets


    Karnataka to score less than 3 runs in the first over of their first inning.

    Karnataka to score less than 3 runs in the first over of their first inning.


This is a longer version of the game and the openers will have ample time in the first innings to get settled. So, you can bet on the first over of the Karnataka innings to not go for more than 3 runs.

Today Match Prediction

Karnataka To Win the Match, 1.60

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