Tigers XI (TIG) & Sharks XI (SHA) will meet for 2nd Semi Final of Byju’s Pondicherry T20. This match will take place at Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry on 22nd August. According to IST, match will begin at 4.00 PM.
TIG vs SHA: Pondicherry T20: Preview
Tigers XI finished the group stages at the second place with eight wins and just two losses in a total of 10 matches. They have faced SHA twice in the tournament and have emerged victorious on both the occasions.
Sharks XI are a well-rounded unit who finished the group stages with five wins and four losses and settled for third place. They would be looking to stop the TIG unit from having a hat-trick of wins over them.
TIG vs SHA: Pondicherry T20: Weather Report
It will be partly cloudy, with a possible thunderstorm on Sunday. Temperature will stay around 29ºC. Winds Speed will be between 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
TIG vs SHA: Pondicherry T20: Pitch Report
The pitch of Siechem Ground, Puducherry is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 29 matches is 148 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 45% of its matches. So the toss does not make much of a difference here.
TIG vs SHA: Pondicherry T20: Probable Playing XI
Tigers XI: Neyan Kangayan, Prabu B, Aravind Raj R, Karthikeyan J, Arjun Shetty, Andrew Subikshan, Mathavan M (captain & wicket-keeper), Jullian Jacab, Vijay Rajaram, Vignesh E, Madan Kumar
Sharks XI: Nipun Gaikwad (wicket-keeper), Logesh P, Thivagar G, Anand Subramaniam, Mohit Mittan, Premraj Rajavelu (captain), Vijith A, Sabari S, Rajasekar M, Akshay Jain S, Vishal Khokhar
TIG vs SHA: Pondicherry T20: Dream11 Team Prediction
Dream11 Team: A. Shetty, L. P, P. Rajavelu, A. Subikshan, P. Ratnaparkhe (vc), V. Rajaram, A. Subramanian (wk), A. Chauhan, R. M, S. Kumar S (c), Vijith A
TIG vs SHA: Pondicherry T20: Match Prediction
Both the teams are stacked well individually. Tigers XI holds more control and edge over Sharks XI due to their recent record. They have already defeated Sharks XI twice in the group stages and that would provide them the necessary momentum. Hence, they are likely to win this contest.