Man of the Match: HS Sharath
Shivamogga Lions aim to continue their winning streak against Mysuru Warriors!
Our Prediction is Shivamogga Lions to win!
Shivamogga Lions will be looking to maintain their winning momentum when they take on Mysuru Warriors in the 4th game of 2019 Karnataka Premier League at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday.
Shivamogga Lions Captain Abhimanyu Mithun was pleased with his side’s performance against Hubli Tigers. The side will be looking to continue their good form with bat and ball in this fixture as well.
Mysuru Warriors will be keen to open their account in this year’s competition. Amit Verma-led unit will be hoping that rain does not play a role in this game after their previous game against Bengaluru Blasters was abandoned.
Warriors will be looking to deliver a good show with the bat and ball in this fixture. The side’s previous game against Bengaluru Blasters was abandoned due to heavy showers in Bengaluru.
In the batting department, the side will be depending on the likes of Shoaib Manager, Amit Verma and Jagadeesha Suchith to deliver the bulk of the scoring. Last year, Shoaib Manager performed well for Warriors and accumulated 175 runs in 7 matches with two half-centuries to his name. Shoaib will be keen to continue his good form with the bat in this year’s competition. Besides Shoaib Manager, Warriors Skipper Amit Verma also played well and scored 158 runs in 7 matches at an average of 26.33. Jagadeesha Suchith, wicket-keeper Vinay Sagar and Kishen S Bedare will need to contribute to the team’s cause in this game.
In the bowling department, the new-ball pair of Devaiah and Vyshak Vinay Kumar bowled well and conceded only 22 runs in the first four overs of the innings. Bowling all-rounder Jagadeesha Suchith was the standout bowler for Mysuru Warriors in the previous game. He finished with figures of 3 for 13 in his three overs. Aniruddha Joshi, Amit Verma, and Praveera Venkatesh Murthy failed to pick any wickets despite bowling six overs between them.
Amit Verma (captain), Aniruddha Joshi, Shoaib Manager, Dega Nischal, Jagadeesha Suchith, Vyshak Vijay Kumar, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, Praveera Venkatesh Murthy, Vinay Sagar (wk), Kishan S Bedare, Devaiah
Vyshak Vijaykumar, Vinay Sagar, K S Devaiah, Dega Nischal, Shoaib Manager, Kishan Bidare, Aniruddha Joshi, Amit Verma, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, Jagadeesha Suchith, Praveera Venkatesh Murthy
Shivamogga Lions delivered a clinical performance with bat and ball to register a six-wicket win over Hubli Tigers in a game played at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
The bowlers did an excellent job to restrict Hubli Tigers to a score 154 all out in 20 overs. In reply, wicket-keeper Nihal Ullal produced a scintillating inning to see Shivamogga Lions cruise to a comfortable win. In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Nihal Ullal, Sujit Gowda, and Pavan Deshpande to deliver the bulk of the runs in this game. In the opening game, Nihal Ullal was the standout performer with the bat against Hubli Tigers and smashed unbeaten 88 runs off 60 balls with the help of 11 fours and 3 sixes.
In the previous game, opening batsman Arjun Hoysala perished after to get his team off to a good start. He failed to capitalize on his good start and scored 13 off 12 balls with the help of two boundaries. Pavan Deshpande also chipped in with a crucial score for Lions in the previous game. He put on a 55-run partnership with Nihal Ullal to put Shivamogga Lions in a strong position to win the game. Akshay Ballal also produced a cameo for Shivamogga Lions in the previous game. He scored 20 off 11 balls with the help of three boundaries.
In the bowling department, the side will be relying on likes of Pradeep T, HS Sharath, and Rishabh Singh to provide crucial breakthroughs in this game. Pradeep T and Rishabh Singh bowled well and picked up three wickets each.HS Sharath had a good outing with the ball in the previous game and finished with figures of 2 for 30 in his 4 overs.
Pavan Deshpande, Nihal Ullal (wk), Arjun Hoysala, Akshay Ballal, M Nidhish, Sujit N Gowda, Rishabh Singh, Abhimanyu Mithun (captain), Pradeep T, Prithviraj Shekawat, HS Sharath
MD Nidheesh, Pavan Deshpande, Nihal Ullal, Akshay Ballal, Abhimanyu Mithun, Arjun Hoysala, Rishab-Singh, HS Sharath, Prithviraj Shekawat, SP Manjunath, T Pradeep
The wicket prepared will be excellent for batting. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Sunday is expected to have thunderstorms throughout the day.
The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposition to a modest total. Venue M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is going to host the fourth game between Mysuru Warriors and Shivamogga Lions. In the previous game between the two teams last year, Mysuru Warriors registered a comfortable win over Shivamogga Lions.
Based on current form, Shivamogga Lions will be looking to maintain their winning streak against Mysuru Warriors. With likes of Nihal Ullal, Pradeep T and Rishabh Singh producing the goods with bat and ball, Shivamogga Lions will be hard to beat in this game.
Our winning prediction for the day is: Shivamogga Lions to register a comfortable win over Mysuru Warriors.