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Dindigul Dragons vs Salem Spartans, TNPL T20 2021, Today Match Prediction

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India

185/6 in 20.0

9.25

109/10 in 18.4

5.84
SCORECARD

Toss Winner - Salem Spartans won the toss and chose to bowl first

Dindigul Dragons beat Salem Spartans by 76 runs

Dindigul Dragon eye top spot as they face Salem Spartans

  • Dindigul Dragons registered a comfortable win over Ruby Trichy Warriors.
  • RS Mokit Hariharan, Hari Nishanth and Gurjapneet Singh delivered excellent performances for Dindigul Dragons.
  • Salem Spartans lost their previous game to Chepauk Super Gillies.

Expect Dindigul Dragons to beat Salem Spartans and go top of the league table.

Tournament: Tamil Nadu Premier League 2021 | Format: T20 | Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, India | Toss: To Bowl

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RTW
LKK
DID
CSG
SMS
IDTT
MPS
NRK
M
Won
Lost
Tied
NR
PTs
NRR
5
3
2
0
0
6
0.716
4
2
1
0
1
5
0.352
3
2
1
0
0
4
-0.258
3
1
1
0
1
3
0.716
3
1
1
0
1
3
-0.258
4
1
2
0
1
3
-0.344
3
1
2
0
0
2
0.155
3
1
2
0
0
2
-1.202

Dindigul Dragons will be looking to claim top spot in the competition when they take on Salem Spartans in the 15th match of Tamil Nadu Premier League.

In their previous match, Dindigul Dragons registered a five-wicket win over Ruby Trichy Warriors, courtesy splendid performances from Gurjapneet Singh, RS Mokit Hariharan and Hari Nishanth. With this result, Dindigul Dragons have moved to second place in the league table.

On the other hand, Salem Spartans suffered their first defeat of the competition this season.  Captain Daryl Ferrario will be hoping that the side learn from their mistakes and put in an improved performance against Dindigul Dragons.

Dindigul Dragons Preview

The side will go with the same combination that featured in the previous match against Ruby Trichy Warriors.

Dindigul Dragons won the toss and opted to bowl first in the previous match. The decision proved to be correct one as the bowlers put in disciplined performance to restrict Ruby Trichy Warriors for less than 150 runs.

For Dragons, left-arm medium pacer Gurjapneet Singh was the pick of the bowlers in the previous game and claimed 2 for 24 in his four overs.

Chasing 146 runs for victory, S Arun and Hari Nishanth got the side off to an excellent start, courtesy 67-run opening partnership. S Arun looked good in his innings and departed after scoring 19 runs off 27 balls with the help of two boundaries.

For Dragons, Hari Nishanth played well and scored 38 runs off 26 balls with the help of six fours.

R Mokit Hariharan put in a match-winning effort with the bat and finished the innings with unbeaten 41 off 26 balls with the help of four fours and one six. He stitched crucial partnerships with R Vivek and S Swaminathan to see Dindigul Dragons complete the chase in the final over of the innings.

Dindigul Dragons Predicted Playing XI:

Hari Nishanth (captain), Mani Bharathi (wk), S Swaminathan, Lakshminarayanan Vignesh, S Arun, R Vivek, Suresh Lokeshwar, RS Mokit Hariharan, Gurjapneet Singh, Rangaraj Suthesh, M Silambarasan

Dindigul Dragons Key Players From Previous Game Of Tamil Nadu Premier League 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
R Mokit Hariharan
41
26
4
1
157.69
C Hari Nishanth
38
26
6
0
146.15
S Arun
19
27
2
0
70.37
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
G Singh
4.0
0
24
2
6
R Suthesh
4.0
0
31
1
7.75
S Swaminathan
3.0
0
22
1
7.33

Dindigul Dragons Actual Playing XI:

S Swaminathan, Rangaraj Suthesh, Rajhamany Srinivasan, K Mani Bharathi, R Vivek, M Silambarasan, C Hari Nishanth, Lakshminarayanan Vignesh, Gurjapneet Singh, RS Mokit Hariharan, S Arun

Salem Spartans Preview

Despite losing their previous match to Chepauk Super Gillies, Salem Spartans are still at fourth position with three points to their name.

In the previous encounter, Salem Spartans managed to post 142 for the loss of seven wickets, courtesy key contributions from Gopinath, Vijay Shankar and Daryl Ferrario.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Gopinath, Captain Daryl Ferrario and all-rounder Vijay Shankar to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on G Periyaswamy, Murugan Ashwin and Vijay Shankar to deliver timely breakthroughs.

Salem Spartans Predicted Playing XI:

S Abhishek, Gopinath, Ravi Karthikeyan, Vijay Shankar, Daryl Ferrario (c), Akshay Srinivasan, Murugan Ashwin, Umashankar Sushil (wk), B Praanesh, M Ganesh Moorthi, G Periyaswamy

Salem Spartans Key Players From Previous Game Of Tamil Nadu Premier League 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
D S Ferrario
39
22
1
3
177.27
H Gopinath
33
24
5
0
137.5
V Shankar
32
28
3
1
114.29
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
G Periyaswamy
3.5
0
28
2
7.3
M Ashwin
4.0
0
26
2
6.5
M Ganesh Moorthi
4.0
1
27
1
6.75

Salem Spartans Actual Playing XI:

G Periyaswamy, Vijay Shankar, Daryl S Ferrario, M Suganesh, S Abishiek, Murugan Ashwin, M Ganesh Moorthi, Akshay V Srinivasan, TD Lokesh Raj, Umashankar Sushil, Ravi Karthikeyan

HR
Temp
Rain
W. speed
W. direction
Clouds
00h
30
0 mm.
6.41 k/h
From: W
40%
03h
30
0 mm.
7.37 k/h
From: W
60%
06h
32
0 mm.
6.56 k/h
From: W
80%
09h
36
0 mm.
4.58 k/h
From: W
100%
12h
33
0 mm.
2.17 k/h
From: SE
100%
15h
31
0 mm.
6.88 k/h
From: SSE
100%
18h
31
0.16 mm.
3.78 k/h
From: S
100%
21h
30
0 mm.
4.56 k/h
From: W
72%

Weather Conditions

The wicket at MA Chidambaram is expected to offer assistance to the slow bowlers. The batsmen will have to grind out runs on this surface.

The weather forecast for the game is going to be partly cloudy with light winds.

Venue Details

MA Chidambaram Stadium is going to host the 15th match of Tamil Nadu Premier League between Dindigul Dragons and Salem Spartans.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss, would be keen to bowl first and restrict the opposition to less 140 runs. At Chennai this season, the last five matches played have been won by sides batting second.

Based on current form, Dindigul Dragons will be favorites to win their game against Salem Spartans. With likes of Hari Nishanth, Mani Bharathi and M Mokit Hariharan put in match-winning performances with the bat, Dragons have a superior batting unit in comparison to Salem Spartans.

Expect Dindigul Dragons to beat Salem Spartans and go top of the league table.

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