NRK vs CSG Match Preview

Although Nellai Royal Kings managed to win a game against Salem Spartans in their last efforts there are several issues in their build-up for this game. If they are to pose a serious challenge in this contest, their batters will need to show glimpses of consistency and talent. Consistency from the batters has been a problem for them this year. However, there are many positives for Nellai Royal Kings going into this game. Ajitesh Guruswamy has been in top form this year. He will have a crucial role to play in the progress of his team in this year's competition.

Chepauk Super Gillies have also had a mixed season thus far. After winning the first couple of games they had to endure losses in their next two. They are currently in 4th spot in the points table just behind Nellai Royal Kings. The Chepauk team skipper Narayan Jagadeesan together with Baba Aparajith has been in excellent form this year. But the Super Gillies lower middle order has to step up to try and improve its performance. Rahil Shah has done a good job for Chepauk with the ball in his hand. He will have a key role to play in the upcoming games.

Arun Karthik will lead the NRK side in this game. The batting order for NRK will be in the hands of Guruswamy Ajitesh, Sri Neranjan, and Laxmesha Suryaprakash. The bowling attack for Nellai Royal Kings will be handled by the likes of Laxminarayanan Vignesh, S J Arun Kumar, Karthik Manikandan, and Mohan Prasad. Some good all-rounders are playing for Nellai such as Lakshay Jain, R Mithun, M Poiyamozhi, Nidhish Rajagopal, T Veeramani, and Sonu Yadav. The gloves can be donned by the skipper Arun Karthik or Rithik Easwaran.

The top-order batting for Chepauk Super Gillies will be handled by Narayan Jagadeesan and S Santosh Shiv. Uthiraswamy Sasidev will control the middle order for Chepauk. The bowling attack will be in the hands of Lokesh Raj, Rocky Bhasker, M Silambarasan, M Viju Arul, and Rahil Shah. Some good all-rounders are playing on this side such as Rajagopal Sathish, Baba Aparajith, Harish Kumar, Sanjay Yadav, and Ramalingam Rohit. The wicketkeeping gloves will be donned by Pradosh Ranjan Paul.

Weather Report

There is a chance of getting overcast conditions during this game. Some chances of showers coming down as well. So, you can expect a low-scoring affair in this encounter. The temperatures during this game are likely to be close to 34 degrees and there will be intermittent rain and clear skies during the game. The relative humidity during the match will be close to 60%.

Pitch Report

The average score at this ground in T20 domestic games has been 129 runs. The highest total achieved on the track has been 177 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. The pitch for this game will have something in it for both batsmen and bowlers. 

Notable stats

Chepauk Gillies leads the recent head-to-head between the two teams.

Chepauk leads the recent head-to-head between the two sides in their last 5 games 3-1. One game ended in a tie.

Guruswamy Ajitesh has had a great average to-strike rate combination for the last 10 games.

Guruswamy Ajitesh has an average of 41.66 and a strike rate of 186.56 in the last 10 games.

Team News

There are no injury updates available for this game. The entire team will be up for selection.

NRK vs CSG Probable 11

NRK Playing 11

  • P Sugendhiran
  • Laxmesha Suryaprakash
  • Arun Karthik (C)
  • Lakshay Jain S
  • Sonu Yadav
  • Rithik Easwaran (Wk)
  • Ajitesh Guruswamy
  • NS Harish
  • M Poiyamozhi
  • Sandeep Warrier
  • S Mohan Prasath

CSG Playing 11

  • N Jagadeeshan (C)
  • Uthirasamy Sasidev
  • Santosh Shiv
  • Baba Aparajith
  • Sanjay Yadav
  • S Harish Kumar
  • Ramalingam Rohit
  • Pradosh Paul
  • Rocky Bhasker
  • Rahil Shah
  • M Silambarasan
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

Both these teams are currently lying in 3rd and 4th position in the points table. Based on current form you can expect Nellai Royal Kings to win the encounter. But there is nothing much in it. These two sides are pretty evenly matched and just 2 points separate them in the points table. We will bet with Chepauk Super Gillies to win the match and improve their standing in the points tally.

Top Picks

Sonu Yadav: Sonu Yadav has picked up 7 wickets so far in his last 5 appearances for NRK with a strike rate of 14.57.

Guruswamy Ajitesh: G Ajitesh has scored 250 runs in his last 10 appearances for NRK with a strike rate of 186.56 and an average of 41.66.

Baba Aparajith: This Chepauk batter has scored 194 runs from his last 5 games with an average of 48.50 and a strike rate of 136.61.

Rahil Shah: Rahil Shah has picked up 7 wickets from his last 4 matches for CSG with a strike rate of 12.85 and an economy rate of 6.93.

NRK vs CSG Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: N Jagadeesan , P Ranjan Paul , G Ajitesh

Batters: L Suryaprakash , S Yadav

All-rounders: B Aparajith (C), S Yadav (VC), H S Kumar

Bowlers: R Shah, M Silambaran, S Mohan Prasath

NRK vs CSG Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction