Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: TNPL 2022 - Nellai Royal Kings vs Lyca Kovai Kings- Qualifier 2- 31st Match - 29 July, 2022
The 31st match and the Qualifier 2 of the Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 will take place on the 29th of July 2022 between Nellai Royal Kings and Lyca Kovai Kings at the SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore.
Live Scores and Stats - Nellai Royal Kings vs Lyca Kovai Kings- Qualifier 2
Current Form Nellai Royal Kings:
Nellai Royal Kings have lost the first qualifier match against Chepauk Super Gillies by 5 wickets.
Nellai Royal Kings batted first and could only manage to post a modest total of 140 before being bowled out. Nellai Royal Kings couldn't get off to an ideal start and lost the opener NS Harish in the 3rd over itself. Baba Aparajith at number 3 played a pivotal knock of 33 but he consumed 31 balls for the same. It impacted the scoring rate of the team and Nellai Royal Kings were staring down at a low total. Sanjay Yadav played some good shots for his knock of 21 in 16 balls. However, once he was dismissed by Sandeep Warrier, Nellai Royal Kings lost all hopes of getting past the 160 run mark. In the end, they were bowled out for 140.
During the chase, Chepauk Super Gillies found themselves in huge trouble when they lost Narayan Jagadeesan and S Radhakrishnan in the first over itself. Post their dismissals, Kaushik Gandhi and Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore took the responsibility of taking their team over the line. Sai Kishore smashed 43 off 27 balls to get Chepauk Super Gillies back into the game. Kaushik Gandhi also played a valuable knock of 40 in 46 balls. A timely cameo of 31 played by the middle order batter Rajagopal Sathish ensured that Chepauk Super Gillies chased the total with ease in the 20th over with 5 wickets in hand.
Current Form Lyca Kovai Kings:
Lyca Kovai Kings have won their last game against Siechem Madurai Panthers by 20 runs (DLS method).
Siechem Madurai Panthers batted first and could only manage to score 126 for 7 in 20 overs. Arun Karthik was the top run maker for the team with 47 runs to his name. However, he consumed 51 deliveries for this knock, which really hurt the team considering the T20 format needs. None of the other batters looked to take the attack to the opposition. Each time a batter smashed one out of the park, he was dismissed the very next ball. As a result, Siechem Madurai Panthers had to settle for a very low total.
During the chase, Ganga Sridhar Raju and J Suresh Kumar started off very well. They stitched a partnership of 72 in 59 deliveries. Ganga Sridhar Raju made 49 off 40 balls. Lyca Kovai Kings were well on their way to chase down the total when the rain arrived. The game could not restart again and Lyca Kovai Kings were declared winners of the match by 20 runs (DLS method).
Let's have a look at the squads:
Nellai Royal Kings Squad
H Trilok Nag, CH Jitendra Kumar, Sanjay Yadav, V Athisayaraj Davidson, T Ajith Kumar, M Abhinav, NS Harish, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, S Sharun Kumar, Baba Indrajith, Ashwath Mukunthan, L Suryapprakash, S Senthil Nathan, Arjun P Murthy, M Sarath Kumar, R Rohith Ram, A Sarathraj, T Veeramani, R Sri Neranjan, R Vivek, C Suresh, Aparajith B
LYCA Kovai Kings Squad
P Shijit Chandran, J Suresh Kumar, J Gowjith Subash, K Vignesh, GR Manish, R Kavin, G Aravindh, V Ganga Sridhar Raju, U Mukilesh, Abhishek Tanwar, MA Atheeq Ur Rahman, N Selva Kumaran, Ashwin Venkataraman, B Sai Sudharsan, Nishaanth Kumar Alwar, Shahrukh Khan, Thangarasu Natarajan, S Ajith Ram, E Srinivasan, K Kiran Kasshyap, S Anandakumar, V Yudheeswaran
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Nellai Royal Kings
Who will win?- Nellai Royal Kings
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) - J Suresh Kumar (Lyca Kovai Kings) Sanjay Yadav (Nellai Royal Kings)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – S Ajith Ram (Lyca Kovai Kings), K Easwaran (Nellai Royal Kings)
Most Sixes – J Suresh Kumar (Lyca Kovai Kings) Sanjay Yadav (Nellai Royal Kings)
Player of the Match- Sanjay Yadav (Nellai Royal Kings)
Team Scores Batting first – Nellai Royal Kings 170+, Lyca Kovai Kings 150+
Match Handicap: Nellai Royal Kings
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