Fixture: Rising Pune Supergiant vs Kings XI Punjab, 55th Match
Time/Date: 10:30 AM GMT/ 04:00 PM Local / 14 May 2017
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Here we will be talking about the possible scenarios of the match that could help the fantasy players such as Dream11 users to make their Dream team and help them win big.
Match and Pitch Condition
Weather: The temperature is expected to be around 30-35°C during the match. Also, there is very slight chance of small showers.
Pitch condition: The average first innings score on this ground is 177 in this season. So another high scoring game can be expected. Also, the pitch has assisted spinners so far in this IPL.
Rising Pune Supergiant:
- Players unavailable: Imran Tahir and Faf du Plessis (left for the training camp ahead of Champions Trophy).
- Despite losing the last match, RPS is expected to stick to the same XI that has settled for many matches now.
Kings XI Punjab:
- Players unavailable: Marcus Stoinis, Hashim Amla, and David Miller.
- They might look to bring in Darren Sammy in place of Matt Henry as the latter hasn’t been much effective in the two matches he has played so far.
- Rest of the squad is expected to remain same.
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Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)
Rising Pune Supergiant: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith(c), MS Dhoni(wk), Manoj Tiwary, Ben Stokes, Daniel Christian, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Adam Zampa, Jaydev Unadkat.
Kings XI Punjab: Martin Guptill, Wridhimann Saha(wk), Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell(c), Manan Vohra, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Darren Sammy/Matt Henry, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Ishant Sharma.
- At the options where players are separated by slash ‘/’, the first one is the more likely option.
My Dream11 pick
Rising Pune Supergiant: Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Steven Smith(c), MS Dhoni, Ben Stokes, Rajat Bhatia, Ashok Dinda, Adam Zampa, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Manoj Tiwary, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Deepak Chahar, Usman Khwaja, Rahul Chahar, Daniel Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Saurabh Kumar, Milind Tandon, Rahul Tripathi, Washington Sundar.
Kings XI Punjab: Martin Guptill, Glenn Maxwell(c), Wriddhiman Saha, Manan Vohra, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan, Anureet Singh, Ishant Sharma, Shaun Marsh, Eoin Morgan, Nikhil Naik, KC Cariappa, Armaan Jaffer, Pradeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Varun Aaron, Matt Henry, Darren Sammy, Rahul Tewatia, Rinku Singh.