Karnataka vs Punjab Dream11 Team Predictions: The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is done with its group stages as the knock out games approach with eight teams competing for the final glory.
In the 1st Quarter-final, the defending champions Karnataka is all set to face a massive challenge as they face Punjab in the newly built Sardar Patel stadium, Ahmedabad.
Karnataka had a decent group stage where they achieved four victories in five games whereas Punjab never looked back with an unbeaten run in the Elite Group A.
KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Predictions: Head-to-head:
Matches – 4: Karnataka – 2 Punjab – 2
Last meeting: Punjab defeated Karnataka by 9 wickets in the 2020-21 season of Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy.
KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Predictions: Wicket-keepers
KL Shrijith who played extremely well on his debut was unlucky as he found himself short of runs. In his last outing, he was also involved in two dismissals contributing 20 points in his last outing.
Simran Singh has been a consistent performer for the side at the top of the order. He was also keen with the gloves in all the games. He will be very important for team’s success this season.
KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Predictions: Batsmen
Devdutt Padikkal has once again been the leading run getter for Karnataka with 207 runs in the bag at a healthy strike rate.
On the other hand, the Karnataka skipper Karun Nair finally managed to score some runs before getting dismissed cheaply. He provided 24 points with the bat.
Rohan Kadam is a T20 specialist who has to step up along with Padikkal if Karnataka were to make it to further rounds.
Mandeep Singh was unstoppable against Tripura as he finally managed to break the jinx. He replicated his IPL form as he notched up 99 runs in just 66 balls contributing 116 fantasy points.
Gurukeerat Singh is a solid player in the middle order player who has been among the runs in the domestic circuit. He joined the party with the captain as he went berserk scoring at a strike rate of 90.91.
Anmolpreet Singh is a solid middle order collapse who is considered as the finisher in this eleven. He managed to provide 6 dream 11 points from his last outing.
KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Predictions: All-rounders
Pavan Deshpande was unlucky to have not played a couple of games, but is pretty valuable for the side.
On the other hand, Aniruddha Joshi who is largely treated as a bowling all-rounder looked in free flow as he helped them notch up as many runs as possible. He pitched in with valuable runs against UP.
Shreyas Gopal looked in fine form with the ball as he bowled an excellent spell taking one wicket and scored 47 runs in 28 deliveries, giving away 79 points in the process.
Abhishek Sharma has been a consistent performer that helped him get an IPL call. He is used as a finisher who has a healthy strike rate of 145.71 and can pitch in with the left arm orthodox.
Harpreet Brar didn’t get to bat in his last outing but he managed to take the important wicket of the Tripura’s skipper. He bowled four overs where he went for 26 runs.
KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Predictions: Bowlers
Abhimanyu Mithun is in the second phase of the career but he hasn’t faded away yet. The domestic legend has been a little on the expensive side.
Prasidh Krishna is bringing tons of IPL experience into the state side with his control improving by many folds. The pacer bowled a tight spell as he went for just 23 runs in his quota.
Jagadeesh Suchit is another underrated candidate in the eleven who goes on with his business. He bowled a match winning picking up 3 wickets for just 5.20 runs per over.
The spinners Shreyas Gopal and Praveen Dubey are bringing in their IPL experience as they went for just 37 runs between them. While Shreyas took one wicket, Dubey stole the show with three dismissals.
Sandeep Sharma is an asset to the side who bowled beautifully with conditions assisting his pace. The SRH frontline bowler has taken over 150 wickets in his illustrious T20 career.
Mayank Markande is the prime spinner in the eleven who was pin point accurate with his lines and lengths. He went for 32 runs in his quota and created pressure to go for the glory shot.
Arshdeep Singh would be looking to replicate his IPL success in the domestic tournaments as he started off by picking one wicket and delivering 25 points in the process.
Baltej Singh was taken for cleaners but managed to take a wicket in the process.
KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Suggestion
Wicket Keeper: P Singh (VC)
Batsman: D Padikkal (C), R Kadam, GS Mann and K Nair
All Rounder: S Gopal, K Gowtham
Bowler: S Kaul, P Dubey, A Mithun and J Suchith
KAR vs PUN Dream11 Team Predictions: Where to watch?
The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy games will be live telecasted on Star Network for the Indian cricket fans. The matches will be streamed on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports HD apart from Disney Hotstar app.