Panthers XI (PAN) & Lions XI (LIO) will meet for Match number 24 of Byju’s Pondicherry T20. This match will take place at Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry on 18th August. According to IST, match will begin at 1.30 PM.
PAN vs LIO: Pondicherry T20: Preview
Panthers XI have played 7 matches in the series and they are number one team in the tournament. Lions XI have also played 7 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table. In their previous encounter in this series, Sidak Singh was the Man of the Match and Panthers XI beat Lions XI by 2 wickets. Sidak Singh scored the highest fantasy points for Panthers XI with 114 match fantasy points while Parameeswaran S topped the fantasy points leader board for Lions XI with 95 match fantasy points.
In the last match played by Panthers XI against Sharks XI, Panthers XI beat Sharks XI by 5 wickets. The top fantasy player for PAN was Ameer Zeeshan N who scored 123 fantasy points. In their last match in this series against Sharks XI, Sharks XI tied with Lions XI (Sharks XI win Super Over by 2 wickets). The top fantasy player for LIO was Nitish Salekar who scored 113 fantasy points.
PAN vs LIO: Pondicherry T20: Weather Report
The temperature is expected to hover around 27°C on the match day with 13 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
PAN vs LIO: Pondicherry T20: Pitch Report
The wicket is on the slower side, and the batters need to utilize the powerplay overs for the maximum extent. The runs are hard to come by in the middle phase of the match. Anything 150 is a dependable score on this surface.
PAN vs LIO: Pondicherry T20: Probable Playing XI
Panthers XI: Ameer Zeeshan N, Rohit Damodaran (c), Vignesh E, George Samuel A (wk), Bharat Bhushan Sharma, S Santhosh Kumaran, Priyam Ashish, Shivam Singh S, Abin Mathew, Aravindaraj A, Iqlas Naha
Lions XI: Kannan Vignesh, Parameeswaran S, Ajithkumar A, Shreeraj Anant Gharat, Thennavan N (c), Magadevan Mathan, Murugan P, Muhammed Salmanul Faris (wk), Kamaleeshwaran A, SatishJangir B, Ayyanar R
PAN vs LIO: Pondicherry T20: Dream11 Team Prediction
Dream11 Team: Ayyanar R (wk), A. Zeeshan N (c), K. A, N. Salekar and P. Ashish, Shivam Singh S, Parameeswaran S (vc), A. Sanganakal, B. Bhushan Sharma, S. S and S. Jangir B
PAN vs LIO: Pondicherry T20: Match Prediction
In the 2 matches played between these 2 teams, Panthers XI have won 2 matches and Lions XI have won 0 matches. Lions XI do not have a good record against Panthers XI. The trend is expected to continue. Panthers XI are also playing the tournament with excellence. They are at number one & would like to continue that. Odds are in favour of Panthers XI.