Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Pondicherry T20 2020, Match 7


Tigers XI are expected to register their third straight win by beating Tuskers XI.

Stadium. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 7th match of the Pondicherry T20 Tournament 2020 will be played between Tigers XI and the Tuskers XI at the Siechem Cricket Ground.

The match is scheduled to start at 01:30 PM IST (08:00 AM GMT) and can be streamed live on FanCode.


With two wins in their first two matches, the Tigers XI will look forward to continuing their winning momentum in the next phase of the Pondicherry T20 Tournament. They defeated Bulls XI by 43 runs in their first match. In their next fixture, they overcame the challenge posed by Panthers XI, by chasing their target of 196 runs.

On the other hand, Tuskers XI recorded a 4-run win against the Lions XI team. Their second game of the season got abandoned due to rain. Both teams will look to ensure that their unbeaten record stays intact in the competition, and also not to lose the momentum that they have on their side.

TIG vs TUS Weather Report for Match 7:

There are predictions for light rain during the entire course of the match. Unfortunately, a washout may be on the cards in Pondicherry. 

Pitch Report:

The pitch has been great for batting. However, the rainy conditions might make batting a difficult task on this ground. The outfield might be wet, which might reduce the number of boundaries in the match. 

Average first innings score:

144 (All the matches of the tournament played at this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 2, Lost – 2, Tied – 0

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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

TIG vs TUS Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Tigers XI:

Iqlas Naha, Yash Avinash Jadhav (wk), Anand Subramanian, R Ragupathy, S Ashwanth-II, A Kamaleeshwaran, Satish Jangir B, Karthik B Nair, Prashanth K Varma, S Santhamoorthy, AM Narayanan


Ajay Dhansing Badode, R Premraj, J Manikandan, Sarath Satheesh C, S Magesh, Ankur Kunder D (wk), Paras Dogra, R Sabari, Karthik Selvam, Nitesh Thakur N

Tuskers XI:

Sidarth Sankar (wk), Fabid Ahmed, Mohit Mittan, Nitish Manik Salekar, Neyan Kangayan, Sagar Udeshi, Abin Mathew M, Paras Ratnaparkhe, Muhammed Nazil CTK, Priyam Ashish, Santhosh Kumaran S.


P Surendiran, V Arunkumar, Ilakkia Venthan S, Jikendra Jadhav, Sharadh Kishan A, G Thivagar, P Murugan, G Babu, Pankaj Singh.

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TIG vs TUS Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Negan Kangayan played an excellent knock of 86 runs against the Lions XI. He hit five boundaries and six maximums in that knock. 

Paras Ratnaparkhe bowled a magnificent spell of 2/16 for the Tuskers XI in their first match. He also smashed a half-century in the first innings. 

R Ragupathy, has amassed 113 runs in two matches. He seemed to be in sensational touch against the Panthers XI. 

Iqlas Naha is a big-hitter of the ball. Although he got out for a duck in the previous game, Naha had scored a 36-ball 57 in the Tigers XI’s first match. 

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Paras Ratnaparkhe, R Ragupathy

Vice-Captain Options – Negan Kangayan, Iqlas Naha

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for TIG vs TUS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Yash Avinash Jadhav

Batters – Anand Subramanian, R Ragupathy (c), Negan Kangayan

All-Rounders – Iqlas Naha (vc), A Kamaleeshwaran, Paras Ratnaparkhe

Bowlers – Karthik B Nair, S Santhamoorthy, Abin Mathew M, Sagar Udeshi

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for TIG vs TUS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Yash Avinash Jadhav, Sidarth Sankar

Batters – S Ashwanth-II, R Ragupathy, Negan Kangayan (vc)

All-Rounders – Iqlas Naha, Fabid Ahmed, Paras Ratnaparkhe (c)

Bowlers – Prashanth K Varma, S Santhamoorthy, Sagar Udeshi

Expert Advice:

Since this match will likely be decided via D/L method because of rain, it is advisable to pick the top-order batsmen in both of your Dream11 Fantasy teams. 

Today’s TIG vs TUS Probable Winners:

Tigers XI are predicted to win this game.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
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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