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T20 Mumbai League 2019, Semi-Final 1: Arcs Andheri vs North Mumbai Panthers – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Akhil Herwadkar has scored 162 runs for Andheri while Vikrant Auti amassed 158 runs for the Panthers.

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ARCS Andheri
ARCS Andheri. (Photo Source: T20 Mumbai)

The Arcs Andheri’s 2019 campaign in the T20 Mumbai has been a revolution as they achieved a 4-match winning streak after losing their first match by a huge margin. Their performance in 2018 was quite opposite as they succumbed to four consecutive defeats after winning the first ever match. They finished second in the Group B behind SoBo Supersonics due to lower NRR.

They will be now up against the North Mumbai Panthers who topped the Group A with three wins. The Mumbai Panthers were hanging on the edge regarding their top four finish until their 44-run win against the Triumphs Knights on Wednesday. One common point between the two teams has been the performance of all-rounders. The players with dual roles stepped up at various stages to help their teams.

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Match Details:

The 1st semi-final of the T20 Mumbai League 2019 will be played between Arcs Andheri and North Mumbai Panthers at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

The match starts at 7:30 PM local time (IST) (2:00 PM GMT).

This game will be live on Star Sports 3. Live streaming available on Hotstar.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The ten league matches played in the night have been won by the team batting first on five occasions and the other five by the chasing teams. Those five successful chases came after restricting the opponent under 150. With only one game per day to be played in the knockouts, the scores might take a rise.

Average first innings score: 152 (Night matches in T20 Mumbai 2019)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 5, Lost – 5


Probable Playing XIs:

Arcs Andheri:

Kevin Almeida (C), Akhil Herwadkar, Sufiyan Shaikh (WK), Praful Waghela, Shubham Ranjane, Gaurav Jathar, Iqbal Abdulla, Azhar Ansari, Salil Agharkar, Tushar Deshpande, Ankur Singh.

Bench – Tanmay Mishra, Pankaj Jaiswal, Amogh Bhatkal, Kadir Patel, Vaidik Murkar, Sumit Meher, Atharva Poojari, Vineet Sinha.

North Mumbai Panthers:

Prithvi Shaw (C), Vikrant Auti, Jude Singh, Vishal Dhagaonkar, Swapnil Salvi (WK), Sairaj Patil, Atif Attarwala, Shashikant Kadam, Pravin Tambe, Prathamesh Dake, Rahul Sawant.

Bench – Onkar Dattaram Gurav, Sumeet Dhekale, Ajinkya Patil, Aashray Sajnani, Neil Narvekar, Moondeep Mangela, Karan Nande, Aditya Rane.


Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Match by match points of selected players (Power Picks):

Kevin Almeida – 54.5, 22.5, 23, 12.5, 12

Sairaj Patil – 53.5, 19, 10.5, 19.5, 28.5

Shubham Ranjane – 29, 46, 12, 29, 11.5

Atif Attarwala – 25.5, 8, 18, 32.5, 38.5

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

The all-rounders Sairaj Patil, Shubham Ranjane and Atif Attarwala are perfect as either captain or vice-captain. Prithvi Shaw, Kevin Almeida and Akhil Herwadkar are also useful for the multiplier roles.

Other options for vice-captain/captain – Shashikant Kadam, Iqbal Abdullah, Vikrant Auti, Sufiyan Shaikh.


Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Sufiyan Shaikh

Batsmen – Praful Waghela, Kevin Almeida (C), Vikrant Auti

All-Rounders – Sairaj Patil (VC), Shashikant Kadam, Shubham Ranjane, Atif Attarwala

Bowlers – Prathamesh Dake, Salil Agharkar, Rahul Sawant

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Swapnil Salvi

Batsmen – Akhil Herwadkar (VC), Prithvi Shaw, Kevin Almeida

All-Rounders – Iqbal Abdullah, Shashikant Kadam, Atif Attarwala, Shubham Ranjane (C)

Bowlers – Salil Agharkar, Rahul Sawant, Pravin Tambe


Expert Advice:

With effect to the new changes in the squad selection on the Dream11, four all-rounders can be selected in the XI. This game consists of various all-rounders in the form of Sairaj Patil, Shashikant Kadam, Shubham Ranjane, Atif Attarwala and Iqbal Abdullah. There is hardly anyone among these five who can be ignored but Sairaj, Shubham and Attarwala are suitable in any condition or situation.

Probable Winners:

Arcs Andheri is favourite to make it to the final for the first time considering their current form.

*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.

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