Madurai Panthers(MP) will lock horns with Nellai Royal Kings(NRK) in the 17th match of TNPL 2021. The match is to be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk on 31st July. According to IST, match will begin at 7.30 PM.
MP vs NRK: TNPL 2021: Preview
Madurai Panthers had a brilliant start of their campaign at TNPL 2021. But after starting the season with a win in the first match they lost two back-to-back matches. As of now, with just 2 points from 3 games, they are at the 7th position in this year’s TNPL. Madurai is struggling with their batting line up so far. Their top & middle order collapses even before they realise.
Newly added Nellai Royal Kings struggled in the first match of the series against Ruby Trichy Warriors but made a good comeback in the next game. With 2 points from 3 games, they are currently at the bottom of the table. They are an inexperienced team but they still have the ability to shock the opposition.
MP vs NRK: TNPL 2021: Weather Report
The weather will be partly cloudy on the match day. There will be 20-30% chances of rain on the match day. The temperature will vary between 36°C to 28°C.
MP vs NRK: TNPL 2021: Pitch Report
The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk, Chennai, will host this match. This venue features long boundaries and a bowling-friendly pitch. This is likely to be a low-scoring match.
MP vs NRK: TNPL 2021: Probable Playing XI
Madurai Panthers: K Rajkumar, Arun Karthik(wk), Balchander Anirudh, NS Chaturvedi(c), M Shajahan, R Mithun, L Kiran Akash, Aushik Srinivas, Jagatheesan Kousik, Ragupathy Silambarasan, Ramalingam Rohit.
Nellai Royal Kings: Baba Aparajith(c), Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Baba Indrajith(wk), Laxmesha Suryaprakash, Sanjay Yadav, NS Harish, Arjun Murthy, Mohan Abhinav, Sharun Kumar, T Ajith Kumar, V Athisayaraj Davidson.
NRK have a good depth in the bowling unit but they failed to deliver their skills while batting in middle overs especially against a spin attack. On the other side, SMP have a good spin attack as well as a good depth in the lower order batting. They will try to put pressure on NRK’s batsmen with spin bowling which might help SMP to claim 2 points in this match. Odds are in favor of Madurai panthers & they are expected to win.