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RTW vs LKK – Match 5 – TNPL 2021 – Dream11 Team, Predictions, and Tips

This article will talk about the probable XIs for both teams and continue with the Dream11 predictions and the winning fantasy team for the 5th game of the TNPL between the Ruby Trichy Warriors and Lyca Kovai Kings that is scheduled to take place on the 23rd of July 2021.

The Ruby Trichy Warriors outplayed the Nellai Royal Kings in their 1st match of the TNPL 2021 as they won the game by 77 runs. The 19-year-old youngster Amit Sathwik was the stand-out for them scoring 52-ball 71 in their total of 151. Adithya Ganesh’s 33 and Anthony Dhas’s quick 35 meant the Rahil Shah-led RTW reached 151. This proved enough as the Nellai got bowled out for a mere 77. Mathivanan took 3/0 in the end.

On the other hand, the Lyca Kovai Kings’ first game was marred by rain. Batting first, the Shahrukh Khan-led side reached 168/5 and the biggest for them was Sai Sudarshan who made 87 off 43. The match ended in a no-result as the 2nd innings were not possible due to persistent rains.

Match Details

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Pitch and Weather: There have been 3 games played so far in the league with and the surface has so far played well. The overcast and most conditions have helped the pacers to an extent, while the spin bowlers have also benefited. The batsman also made runs once settled. The average score at this venue is likely to be around 150-160. Light rains are forecasted in the evening but should not hamper the game. The temperature is expected to be around 31C.

Date and Time: July 23, 2021, 7.30 PM IST

Probable Playing XI

After a dominant win in their last match, the Ruby Trichy Warriors wouldn’t change their team combination in the 2nd league game. It was a complete team performance attained on the back of a great debut knock from youngster Amit Sathwik. Anthony Dhas played a crucial cameo to propel score over 150. Opening bowlers Sunil Sam and Saravan Kumar gave timely breakthroughs with the ball to keep the opposition under check.

The Lyca don’t have much to ponder as their first game was affected by rain. They can take heart from the form of Sai Sudarshan early on in the tournament. These are good signs for them.

Ruby Trichy Warriors

K Mukunth, Adithya Ganesh(w), Amit Sathvik, Akash Sumra, Antony Dhas, Saravan Kumar, Rahil Shah(c), Nidhish Rajagopal, Sumant Jain, M Mathivannan, Sunil Sam

Lyca Kovai Kings 

Shahrukh Khan(c), U Mukilesh, Ashwin Venkataraman, Sai Sudharsan, Abhishek Tanwar, Ganga Sridhar Raju, R Kavin(w), Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, S Ajith Ram, N Selva Kumaran, Elangovan Srinivasan

Match Prediction

It will be a tight contest between the 2 teams that have batted well thus far in the TNPL. The side which will perform on the challenging tracks of Chepauk will emerge as the winners of this contest.

Fantasy Tips 

Batsman: Ganga Sridhar Raju and Sai Sudarshan can be selected as the batsman from the Lyca Kovai Kings. Both of them performed well in the opening contest. K Mukunth can be selected as the 3rd batter.

Wicket-keeper: Trichy duo of Adithya Ganesh, Amit Sathvik can be selected for this role. They both shared a long partnership and seem to be capable of playing long innings.

All-rounders: Anthony Dhas and Shahrukh Khan are known in TN circles for their big hits and contribute with the ball also. M Mathivannan who took 3/0 in the last game can also be picked as the 3rd all-rounder.

Bowlers: K Vignesh, Elangovan of Lyca Kovai Kings can be picked as the bowlers of the fantasy along with Sunil Ram of Ruby Trichy Warriors.

Captaincy Choices 

Fantasy Team: Ganga Sridhar Raju, Sai Sudarshan(C), K Mukunth, Adithya Ganesh, Amit Sathvik(VC), Anthony Dhas, Shahrukh Khan, M Mathivanan, K Vignesh, Srinivasan Elangovan, P Saravana Kumar

Captain: B Sai Sudarshan

After making 87 in the last game, he can be selected as the captain of the side.

Vice-captain: Amit Sathvik

Like Sudarshan, this youngster also impressed everyone in his debut game. So the wicket-keeper can be made the vice-captain.

Dream11 Team

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