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Lyca Kovai Kings vs Nellai Royal Kings, TNPL T20 2021, Today Match Prediction

SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore, India

169/6 in 20.0

8.45 Team Logo

162/8 in 20.0

8.10
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Toss Winner - Lyca Kovai Kings won the toss and chose to bat first

Lyca Kovai Kings beat Nellai Royal Kings by 7 runs

The battle between the two Kings, can Kovai Kings get this win to climb up the points table?

  • In the past four head-to-head matches, Lyca Kovai Kings have won two matches and Nellai Royal Kings have won two matches. Both the teams have depicted equal strengths in the past.
  • Lyca Kovai Kings is presently placed 6th on the points table, while Nellai Royal Kings hold the 3rd position. This will be the best opportunity for the Kovai Kings to get back in the race to qualification by winning this match.
  • Shahrukh Khan will lead the Kovai Kings squad with key players such as Sai Sudharsan and Ganga Sridhar Raju. The Nellai Royal Kings will be led by Baba Aparajith, along with Sanjay Yadav will be batsmen to watch out for in this squad.

We predict that the Nellai Royal Kings will defeat the Lyca Kovai Kings.

Tournament: Tamil Nadu Premier League 2021 | Format: T20 | Venue: SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore, India | Toss: To Bowl

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PTs
NRR
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4
1
0
1
9
0.777
6
4
2
0
0
8
0.746
7
4
3
0
0
8
0.396
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3
2
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7
-0.518
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5
0.597
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-0.178
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5
-0.73
7
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-1.142

Lyca Kovai Kings and Nellai Royals Kings will face each other in the 27th match of the Tamil Nadu Premier League on 8th August 2021. The venue for this match will be MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai. Kovai Kings are desperately looking for a win at this stage of the tournament to get back to their winning momentum, while Royal Kings will be looking forward to holding the leading position in this tournament.

In the past four head-to-head matches between these teams, Lyca Kovai Kings and Nellai Royal Kings have won two matches each. Both the teams have shown equal potential in the past and have been in the contention race for the title win.

Lyca Kovai Kings Preview

Lyca Kovai Kings have played six matches so far, they have won two, lost 3 and one match ended with no result. They currently hold 6th position on the points table. Kovai Kings represent the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. They have successfully qualified for the playoffs in the past but have failed to convert them into title wins. Ganga Sridhar Raju and Suresh Kumar will open the innings for the Kovai Kings. They have been delivering poor starts for the batting unit and there can be a few changes expected in the top order batting. Sai Sudharsan and Shahrukh Khan have the responsibility to anchor the innings. Sai Sudharsan has been in excellent batting form recently, and his involvement in the forthcoming matches will be crucial to the team's success in the competition

Ajith Kumar and Abhishek Tanwar lead the bowling attack for the Kovai Kings. Both the bowlers have been effective at claiming regular wickets for the team. The bowling department has various bowing alternatives due to the inclusion of all-rounders in the squad. Valliappan Yudheeswaran and R Divakar is an efficient pair of bowlers, they are known for their economical overs. N Selva Kumar, U Mukilesh, and Ganga Sridhar Raju add to the bowling strength.

Key Players: Ganga Sridhar Raju, Sai Sudharsan, Shahrukh Khan, Ajith Ram, Abhishek Tanwar.

Lyca Kovai Kings Predicted Playing XI:

Ganga Sridhar Raju, Suresh Kumar, Sar Sudharsan, Shahrukh Khan (c), Ashwin Venkataraman, U Mukilesh, Abhishek Tanwar, Ajith Ram, N Selva Kumaran, Valliappan Yudheeswaran, R Divakar.

Lyca Kovai Kings Key Players From Previous Game Of Tamil Nadu Premier League 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
A Tanwar
29
13
0
3
223.08
S Khan
26
17
4
1
152.94
G Sridhar Raju
22
24
1
1
91.67
Bowlers
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
A Tanwar
4.0
0
26
2
6.5
N Selva Kumaran
3.0
0
11
2
3.67
V Yudheeswaran
4.0
0
39
2
9.75

Lyca Kovai Kings Actual Playing XI:

J Suresh Kumar, MA Atheeq Ur Rahman, Ganga Sridhar Raju, Valliappan Yudheeswaran, S Ajith Ram, Shahrukh Khan, B Sai Sudharsan, R Divakar, N Selva Kumaran, Abhishek Tanwar, U Mukilesh

Nellai Royal Kings Preview

Nellai Royal Kings has recently changed its franchise’s name from Kanchi Veerans. The change in name and the playing squad seems to have paid off for this team. They have played six matches till now, out of which they have won three, lost two matches and one match ended with no result. They currently hold 3rd position on the points table. Baba Aparajith and Laxmesha Suryaprakash are the opening batsmen. Though Laxmesha hasn't been in great form, Baba Aparajith has consistently scored runs for the Kings. Sanjay Yadav and Baba Indrajith support the middle order for this batting unit. Sanjay Yadav is an experienced batsman and he is expected to provide batting stability. Arjun Murthy can finish off the innings and score runs at a higher strike rate in the death overs. 

V Athisayaraj Davidson and NS Harish are the key bowlers in the King’s bowling unit. Both the bowlers have been in good form and have consistently claimed wickets in the past matches. Another pair of bowlers to watch out for in this team is Sanjay Yadav and T Veeramani. H Trilok Nag, Sri Neranjan, and Baba Aparajith are other bowling alternatives.

Key Players: Baba Aparajith, Sanjay Yadav, V Athisayaraj Davidson, NS Harish, T Veeramani.

Nellai Royal Kings Predicted Playing XI:

Baba Aparajith (c), Laxmesha Suryaprakash, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Sanjay Yadav, Baba Indrajith, Arjun Murthy, Sri Neranjan, NS Harish, T Veeramani, H Trilok Nag, V Athisayaraj Davidson.

Nellai Royal Kings Key Players From Previous Game Of Tamil Nadu Premier League 2021

Batsmen
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
R Sanjay Yadav
41
26
3
3
157.69
B Aparajith
38
42
3
1
90.48
P Ranjan Paul
23
34
2
0
67.65
Bowlers
R
B
4s
6s
SRs
V Athisayaraj Davidson
4.0
0
24
2
6
N Harish
4.0
1
12
2
3
B Aparajith
4.0
0
23
2
5.75

Nellai Royal Kings Actual Playing XI:

V Athisayaraj Davidson, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Arjun P Murthy, NS Harish, R Sanjay Yadav, Laxmesha Suryaprakash, Baba Indrajith, Sri Neranjan R, Ashwath Mukumthan, B Aparajith, Jitendra Kumar CH

HR
Temp
Rain
W. speed
W. direction
Clouds
00h
22
0.27 mm.
4.18 k/h
From: SW
100%
03h
23
0 mm.
4.65 k/h
From: WSW
99%
06h
27
0 mm.
4.5 k/h
From: SW
99%
09h
30
0.33 mm.
6.17 k/h
From: WSW
99%
12h
28
0 mm.
6.65 k/h
From: WSW
90%
15h
24
0.23 mm.
5.63 k/h
From: WSW
100%
18h
23
0.23 mm.
5.51 k/h
From: WSW
100%
21h
23
0 mm.
5.09 k/h
From: WSW
100%

Weather Conditions

The weather for this match will be partly cloudy. The temperature will vary between 35°C to 27°C.

Venue Details

The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk, Chennai, will host this match. This location boasts long borders and a bowling-friendly pitch. This is likely to be a low-scoring encounter. This venue has already hosted multiple ODI and one T20 International match.

Toss: To Bowl

Toss will be a crucial part of the game, as heavy dew is observed as the night proceeds. Whichever team wins the toss might choose to bowl first.

In the past matches, both the teams have shown equal strengths. But with the current form this season, Nellai Royal Kings have an edge over the Lyca Kovai Kings. Royal Kings have one of the best bowling attacks this season. Captains from both sides are young and have aggressive gameplay, it will be interesting to see who among the two succeed in this contest.
 

We predict that the Nellai Royal Kings will defeat the Lyca Kovai Kings.

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