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Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20: Round 14, Plate Group, Uttarakhand vs Sikkim, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

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12th October, 2019 15:30 IST
Uttarakhand Cricket team. (Photo Source: Instagram) Match Details:

The Round 14 game of Plate Group game will be played between Uttarakhand and Sikkim at Kasiga College Ground in Dehradun.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (IST) (3:30 AM GMT).

Preview for Dream11 Fantasy:

We are slowly but surely moving towards the business end of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20. The 14th Round Plate group encounter will see Uttarakhand lock horns with Sikkim. Both sides couldn’t have come into this game with such contrast in their form then they have now.

While Sikkim comes into this game after having suffered six back-to-back defeats, Uttarakhand is on a four-match winning streak. Their last game resulted in a comprehensive 120-run win after they successfully defended 9-294 courtesy three-wicket-haul by Vaibhav Singh (3-35) and Avneesh Sudha (3-16).

Sikkim, on the other hand, sufferer another chastening loss in their last fixture against Nagaland. Sikkim’s underperforming batting unit once again turned out to be their arch-nemesis, getting bowled out for a poultry 138 in 44.3 overs.

Weather Condition/Report:

The weather in Dehradun is expected to be bright and sunny. As per the weather report, we are in for bright sunny spells. There is very little chance of rain but the humidity is expected to be around 59%.

Pitch Condition/Report:

In the three games played at the venue thus far, all of them have been low-scoring encounters. The trend is likely to continue for this game as well.

Average first innings score: 135 (Completed 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy Matches in 2019)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 1

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be updated when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs for Dream11 Fantasy: Uttarakhand:

Karn Veer Kaushal, Unmukt Chand (C), Tanmay Srivastava, Avneesh Sudha, Saurabh Rawat (WK), Rahil Shah, Dikshanshu Negi, Vaibhav Singh, Dhanraj Sharma, Aditya Sethi, Pradeep Chamoli

Bench:  Sunny Rana, Deepak Dhapola, Mayank Mishra, Ashish Chaudhary


Bibek Dayali, Iqbal Abdulla, Asish Thapa (WK), Yashpal Singh, Nilesh Lamichane (C), Lee Yong Lepcha, Piazor Tamang, Dinesh Rai, Mandup Bhutia, Ishwar Chaudhary, Nitesh Gupta

Bench: Bhusan Subba, Padam Limboo, Chitiz Tamang, Tashi Bhalla

Top Picks:

Uttarakhand: Karn Veer Kaushal (214 runs at 42.80) scored a brilliant hundred in the last game, while Tanmay Srivastava (185 runs at 61.66), Unmukt Chand (203 runs at 50.75) and Saurabh Rawat (86 runs at 43.00) have chipped in at various times during the season. As for the bowling unit, Rahil Shah and Aditya Sethi are the joint leading wicket-taker for their side (8) and one should pick them in Dream11 Fantasy team.

Sikkim: Yashpal Singh (226 runs at 45.2) and Asish Thapa (172 runs at 28.6) have been the leading run-scorers in what has been a disappointing season for Sikkim. Singh has chipped in with seven wickets too while Iqbal Abdulla (8 wickets) has been the leading wicket-taker. Ishwar Chaudhary claimed three wickets in the last game.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Karn Veer Kaushal, Yashpal Sharma, Tanmay Srivastava, Avneesh Sudha

Vice-Captain – Yashpal Singh, Unmukt Chand, Iqbal Abdullah

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues in Dream11 Fantasy:

Keeper –Saurabh Rawat

Batsmen –Karn Veer Kaushal (C), Yashpal Singh, Tanmay Srivastava, Unmukt Chand

All-Rounders – Iqbal Abdullah (VC), Dikshanshu Negi

Bowlers – Rahil Shah, Ishwar Chaudhary, Dhanraj Sharma, Nitesh Gupta

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues  in Dream11 Fantasy:

Keeper – Saurabh Rawat

Batsmen – Tanmay Srivastava (VC), Karn Veer Kaushal, Asish Thapa, Vaibhav Singh, Avneesh Sudha (C)

All-Rounders –Dikshanshu Negi, Iqbal Abdullah

Bowlers – Ishwar Chaudhary, Rahil Shah, Piazor Tamang


Expert Advice:

Uttarakhand’s top-order has been in brilliant form thus far in the tournament. Hence, opting for more top-order batters from UTK could be a great punt in your Dream11 Fantasy team.

Probable Winners:

Uttarakhand is expected to win this game comfortably.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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