The highly anticipated Final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023 is set to enthrall cricket enthusiasts as Punjab locks horns with Baroda at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali on November 6, 2023, commencing at 4:30 PM IST.
- Match: Punjab vs Baroda, Final
- Date: November 6, 2023
- Time: 4:30 PM IST
- Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Punjab and Baroda have both played 9 matches in the series. Punjab aims to maintain their top spot, while Baroda is ranked third on the points table. Their last encounter in the 2nd Semi-Final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 witnessed notable performances by Mandeep Singh for Punjab and Kartik Kakade for Baroda.
Pitch Report and Weather Conditions:
The Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali hosts a balanced pitch. With an average 1st innings score of 160 runs in the last 20 matches, the pitch supports an even contest between bat and ball. The toss-winning team is likely to opt for bowling first, considering the higher success rate of the chasing side at this venue.
Weather Report: The temperature is anticipated to be around 24°C with 24% humidity, accompanied by winds at a speed of 2.25 m/s.
Pace or Spin? Pacers have been highly effective here, claiming 75% of the total wickets. Hence, selecting pace bowlers in your team might prove beneficial.
PUN vs BRD Squad Information
Punjab (PUN) Squad: Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Baltej Singh, Siddarth Kaul, Anmolpreet Singh, Abhishek Sharma, Ramandeep Singh, Mayank Markande, Arshdeep Singh, Sanvir Singh, Nehal Wadhera, Prabhsimran Singh, Harpreet Brar, Gaurav Chaudhary, Prerit Dutta, Jassinder Singh, Naman Dhir and Harpreet Singh.
Baroda (BRD) Squad: Kartik Kakade, Lukman Meriwala, Vishnu Solanki, Krunal Pandya, Atit Sheth, Ninad Rathva, Dhruv Patel, Abhimanyusingh Rajput, Shivalik Sharma, Jyotsnil Singh, Soyeb Sopariya, Bhanu Pania, Chintal Gandhi, Harsh Desai, Amit Passi, Mahesh Pithiya, Jay Abhale and Anant Bharwad.
Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks:
- Anmolpreet Singh: A consistent top-order right-handed batter and wicket-keeper with an average of 48 match fantasy points.
- Nehal Wadhera: A left-handed batter displaying stability with an average of 49 match fantasy points.
- Jyotsnil Singh: A right-handed top-order batter averaging 38 match fantasy points.
Top Bowler Picks:
- Lukman Iqbal Meriwala: A left-arm fast-medium bowler, averaging 52 match fantasy points and displaying a strong record against the opponent.
- Mahesh Virambhai Pithiya: An off-break bowler with an average of 39 match fantasy points.
- Siddarth Kaul: A right-arm medium bowler boasting an average of 48 match fantasy points and a successful run in the previous matches at this venue.
Top All-Rounder Picks:
- Sanvir Singh: A consistent right-handed batter with an average of 50 match fantasy points and a reliable pick.
- Abhishek Sharma: A top-order left-handed batter showcasing an average of 81 match fantasy points.
- Atit Arpit Sheth: A right-arm medium bowler and all-rounder with an average of 67 match fantasy points.
Top Players of the Last Match:
- Punjab: Standout performers include Abhishek Sharma (110 match fantasy points), Siddarth Kaul (93 match fantasy points), and Mandeep Singh (90 match fantasy points).
- Baroda: Key contributors are Abhimanyusingh Rajput (128 match fantasy points), Ninad Rathva (80 match fantasy points), and Atit Sheth (56 match fantasy points).
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks:
- Sanvir Singh: A reliable all-rounder showcasing an average of 50 match fantasy points.
- Abhishek Sharma: A top-order left-handed batter with an average of 81 match fantasy points.
- Anmolpreet Singh: A consistent top-order right-handed batter averaging 48 match fantasy points.
- Atit Arpit Sheth: A dependable right-arm medium bowler with an average of 67 match fantasy points.
- Lukman Iqbal Meriwala: A left-arm fast-medium bowler who exhibits an impressive record against the opponent.
PUN vs BRD Dream11 Team Today
- Wicket-Keepers: Anmolpreet Singh and Anant Bharwad
- Batters: Ramandeep Singh and Nehal Wadhera
- All-Rounders: Sanvir Singh, Naman Dhir, Ninad Rathva and Krunal Pandya
- Bowlers: Lukman Meriwala, Mahesh Pithiya and Soyeb Sopariya
- Captain: Soyeb Sopariya
- Vice-Captain: Naman Dhir
The climax of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023 promises a riveting contest between Punjab and Baroda at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali, with a balanced pitch favoring both pace and spin. Players like Sanvir Singh, Abhishek Sharma, and Anmolpreet Singh hold promise based on their recent performances.