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Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20: Quarterfinal 2, Delhi vs Gujarat: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

It is extremely tough to have all the favoured players in the team due to their high credits. You will have to take a few risks while picking your team.

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Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel. (Photo: IANS)

Match Details:

The 2nd quarter-final of the 2019-20 Vijay Hazare Trophy will be played between Delhi and Gujarat at the Just Cricket Academy Ground in Bengaluru.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (IST) (3:30 AM GMT).

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So, here we are then! After weeks of damp quibs, nail biters, humdingers, one-sided games and a whole host of match-winning performances with the bat and ball, we are down to the business end of the tournament.

The 2nd quarter-final will see Delhi square off against Gujarat. Delhi sealed their place in the top-8 courtesy three back-to-back victories in the closing stage of the league. They come into this game on the back of a three-wicket-win against Himachal Pradesh after they successfully chased down 177.

They’ll face Gujarat, whose eight-match winning streak was snapped by Tamil Nadu in their last group fixture and the Parthiv Patel-led unit will be looking to shrug off the blip and resume normal services, come the all-important quarters.

Weather Condition/Report

Surprise, Surprise! Inclement weather is back!! It is expected to be an overcast day in Bengaluru tomorrow. While the humidity is expected to be around 82%, the percentage chance of rain is, well, 100 percent.


Pitch Condition/Report

With a lot of rain expected, we might see a curtailed encounter where bowlers may come into play courtesy moisture in the pitch.

Average first innings score: 214 (In 7 completed 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy Matches in 2019)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 4, Lost – 3

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be updated when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs for Dream11 Fantasy

Delhi:

Shikhar Dhawan, Kunwar Bidhuri, Anuj Rawat (wk), Dhruv Shorey (c), Nitish Rana, Himmat Singh, Lalit Yadav, Pawan Negi, Manan Sharma, Simarjeet Singh, Navdeep Saini.

Bench: Kunal Chandela, Kulwant Khejroliya, Vikas Tokas, Tejas Baroka, Hiten Dalal

Gujarat

Parthiv Patel (c/wk), Priyank Panchal, Bhargav Merai, Manpreet Juneja, Rujul Bhatt, Axar Patel, Karan Patel, Piyush Chawla, Roosh Kalaria, Chintan Gaja, Arzan Nagwaswalla

Bench: Kathan Patel, Manan Hingrajia, Dhruv Raval, Ripal Patel, Tejas Patel


Top Picks:

Delhi: Lalit Yadav (133 runs at 66.5), Nitish Rana (278 runs at 55.6), Anuj Rawat (239 runs at 39.8) and Dhruv Shorey (184 runs at 26.2) have been the bedrock of Delhi’s batting this season. The onus will once again be on them to lead the charge in the Q/F. Most of these players have to be picked at any cost in your Dream11 Fantasy team.

Rana has been a complete package this year. Apart from scoring all those runs, he has also picked up 12 wickets. He, along with the usual suspects like Pawan Negi (12 wickets) and Navdeep Saini (10 wickets) will be crucial to their fortunes.

Gujarat: Bhargav Merai (410 runs at 68.3), Priyank Panchal (273 runs at 54.6) and Parthiv Patel (353 runs at 44.1) have been the prime reason behind Gujarat’s dominance this season.

Axar Patel (231 runs at 57.8 & 10 wickets) has been the all-round package while Roosh Kalaria (20 wickets at 14.00) Arzan Nagwaswalla (14 wickets at 26.42) and Piyush Chawla (14 wickets at 27.9) have led the bowling unit with aplomb.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Nitish Rana, Axar Patel, Bhargav Merai, Anuj Rawat

Vice-Captain – Parthiv Patel, Dhruv Shorey, Roosh Kalaria

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues for Dream11 Fantasy:

Keeper –Anuj Rawat

Batsmen – Manpreet Juneja, Priyank Panchal (VC), Bhargav Merai

All-Rounders – Nitish Rana (C), Axar Patel

Bowlers – Navdeep Saini, Arjun Nagwaswalla, Kunwar Bidhuri, Navdeep Saini, Pawan Negi

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues for Dream11 Fantasy:

Keeper – Parthiv Patel

Batsmen –Shikhar Dhawan, Dhruv Shorey, Bhargav Merai (C)

All-Rounders – Nitish Rana, Lalit Yadav, Rujul Bhatt

Bowlers – Pawan Negi, Roosh Kalaria, Arzan Nagwaswalla, Chintan Gaja

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Expert Advice:

Nitish Rana has to be the captain of your Dream11 Fantasy side at any cost. A curtailed encounter might be on offer depending on the rain. So concentrate on picking more top-order players.

It is extremely tough to have all the favoured players in the team due to their high credits. You will have to take a few risks while picking your team.

Shikhar Dhawan could be picked in the team as he is a big match player. He could be made the captain of GL as only 37% of teams have picked him as of now.

Probable Winners:

It should be a close encounter. But considering Delhi has more experience of winning pressure games, they’ll start as slight favourites.

*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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