Online Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction - TNPL 2019 - TUTI Patriots v Madurai Panthers
The third match of the Tamil Nadu Premier League 2019 will be played between TUTI Patriots and Madurai Panthers at the NPR College Ground in Dindigul.
Madurai Panthers enter this competition as the defending champions, after having won last year's final against Dindigul Dragons by seven wickets. Abhishek Tanwar, Lokesh Raj and Varun Chakravarty starred for them with the ball, while wicketkeeper Arun Karthik and Shijit Chandran were the leading batters in what was a low scoring thriller.
On the contrary, TUTI Patriots missed their qualification to the playoffs by a whisker last year. The team won four and lost three out of its seven league matches and was with eight points, which might have been sufficient for qualification. However, they fell short of Karaikudi Kaalai's net run rate by 0.100 points and were left stranded as a result.
That said, the team has not been short of laurels in their three seasons of TNPL till now. They won the opening season and ended as runners-up in the second year.
S Dinesh was the team's highest run-getter last year and is expected to stand out again, while V Athisayaraj Davidson picked the most wickets for the Patriots with 13 scalps.
After failing to qualify for the playoffs in the first two seasons, Madurai Panthers lifted the trophy last year and would be coming into this tournament with a lot of confidence.
Arun Karthik was the highest run-scorer of the league last year with 472 runs and Abhishek Tanwar was the highest wicket-taker with 15 wickets. Hence, there is little surprise in the fact that the team won the trophy last year and these two players are expected to deliver yet again.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
TUTI Patriots- S Dinesh, Akshay Srinivasan, Subramanian Anand (wk), Nidish Rajagopal, Murugesan Kamlesh (wk), S Abishiek, Washington Sundar (c), M Ganesh Moorthi, Wilkins Victor, Dakshinamoorthy Kumaran, V Athisayaraj Davidson
Madurai Panthers- Arun Karthik, D Rohit (c), Thalaivan Sargunam, Tushar Raheja, Shijit Chandran, R Karthikeyan, Nilesh Subramanian (wk), Lokesh Raj, Varun Chakravarthy, Abhishek Tanwar, Rahil Shah
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Madurai Panthers
Who will win? – Madurai Panthers
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Arun Karthik (Madurai Panthers), S Dinesh (TUTI Patriots)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Varun Chakravarthy (Madurai Panthers), Washington Sundar (TUTI Patriots)
Most Sixes – Arun Karthik (Madurai Panthers), S Dinesh (TUTI Patriots)
Man of the Match – Washington Sundar
Team Scores Batting first – Madurai Panthers 140+, TUTI Patriots 135+
Match Handicap Madurai Panthers
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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