Salem Spartans have lost all five opening fixtures this season.
Salem Spartans (SS) are set to face Ruby Trichy Warriors (RTW) in the 24th match of the Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 (TNPL) at Salem Cricket Foundation Stadium in Salem on Thursday. Salem Spartan lost their latest fixture against Chepauk Super Gillies by seven wickets. They were restricted to just 113 runs while batting first with Hari Gopinath scoring the highest 42 runs. Then CSG managed to reach this target in just 14.5 overs with seven wickets remaining. Salem Spartans remain without a win this season and sit at bottom of the league table with no points from the opening five matches.
Ruby Trichy Warriors suffered a big defeat against Nellai Royal Kings in their last match. NRK scored 236 runs while batting first after an unbeaten 103-run knock from Sanjay Yadav. RTW started their inning with veteran batter Murali Vijay smashing 121 runs off just 66 balls but other batters failed to contribute and their inning stumbled on just 170 runs in 20 overs. Ruby Trichy Warriors are now placed in the 7th position in the league table with just 2 points from the opening five matches this season.
Salem Spartans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors, Match 24
Venue: Salem Cricket Foundation Stadium, Salem
Date & Time: July 21 at 7:15 PM IST and Local Time
Live Streaming: Voot
Live Broadcast: Star Sports Network
SS vs RTW, Match 24 Pitch Report:
The pitch at Salem Cricket Foundation Stadium is well balanced for both batters and bowlers in a T20 game. Both pacers and spinners received a god help from the pitch in the last match and we can expect a low-scoring clash here on Thursday.
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SS vs RTW, Match 24 Probable Playing XIs:
Hari Gopinath, Jafar Jamal, Akshay Srinivasan, Daryl Ferrario, Ravi Karthikeyan, S Abhishek, S Ganesh (wk), Murugan Ashwin (c), MG Moorthi, Kishoor, G Periyaswamy.
Ruby Trichy Warriors
Murali Vijay, S Santosh Shiv, Amith Sathvik V P, Nidhish Rajagopal, Adithya Ganesh (wk), Antony Dhas, Gohulmoorthi S, P Saravan Kumar, Rahil Shah, Ajay Krishna, Ganesh R.
Top Picks for SS vs RTW Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Salem Spartans
The star all-rounder has scored 93 runs for Salem Spartan this season and has taken three wickets as well.
The 34-year-old batter is leading the most-runs chart for Salem Spartans with 113 runs from the opening five matches this season.
Top Picks – Ruby Trichy Warriors
The veteran opening batter smashed 121 runs off just 66 balls against Nellai Royal Kings in the last match after scoring 61 runs off just 35 balls in the previous match.
P Saravana Kumar:
The experienced right-arm pacer is in good form this season with five wickets in just four matches this season, including a 3-wicket spell against ITT.
SS vs RTW Must Picks Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SS vs RTW Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Adithya Ganesh, Amith Sathvik, Murali Vijay, K Gopinath, S Abhishek, Daryl Ferrario (vc), Ajay Krishna (c), Rahil Shah, Murugan Ashwin, G Kishoor, P Saravana-Kumar.
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SS vs RTW Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Amith Sathvik, S-Ganesh, Murali Vijay (c), N Rajagopal, KH Gopinath (vc), Daryl Ferrario, Ajay Krishna, Ravi Karthikeyan, Murugan Ashwin, G Kishoor, P Saravana-Kumar.
Today’s SS vs RTW Probable Winners:
Ruby Trichy Warriors are expected to secure a victory in this fixture.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.