Andhra is all set to face Jammu and Kashmir in a third-round fixture of the 2021-22 Vijay Hazare Trophy at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.
Both teams have had a difficult start to their campaigns, losing their opening two games. Andhra is fifth in the Elite Group A points table, while Jammu and Kashmir are languishing at the bottom of the table.
In the contest between the two bottom-placed sides, both Jammu & Kashmir and Andhra will look to open their account in the tournament.
ANDHRA VS JAMMU AND KASHMIR MATCH DETAILS:
Match: Andhra vs Jammu and Kashmir, Round 3, Elite Group A, Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021-22.
Date and Time: December 11th, 2021, Saturday; 9:00 AM IST.
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.
ANDHRA VS JAMMU AND KASHMIR PITCH REPORT
It is a batting paradise, with a lot of runs available for the batters. The team winning the toss is likely to chase here. The nature of the pitch is even and will assist both batters and bowlers. Batters can score runs if they apply themselves on this wicket, while bowlers will have to be tidy with their lines and lengths. Batting second on this surface is a good option as it has been good for chasing totals.
ANDHRA VS JAMMU AND KASHMIR WEATHER FORECAST
The weather will be clear with The temperature in Ranchi within the highs of 24 degrees Celsius and lows in the range of 12 degrees Celsius. There will be a 4% chance of precipitation. The wind will be blowing at a speed of 8KM/H and will be from NNW and variable. The humidity will be about 61% and the UV index of 6/10.
ANDHRA VS JAMMU AND KASHMIR PROBABLE XIS
Andhra lost their last game to Vidarbha by eight wickets. Batting first, Andhra posted a total of 287-8 in their allotted 50 overs, with their opener CR Gnaneshwar contributing 93 runs. However, their bowlers were toothless defending the target, losing the game inside 42 overs.
JAMMU AND KASHMIR
- CR Gnaneshwar
- Ashwin Hebbar
- Srikar Bharat (C & WK)
- Ricky Bhui
- Ambati Rayudu
- Pinninti Tapaswi
- Manish Golamaru
- Girinath Reddy
- Cheepurapalli Stephen
- KV Sasikanth
- Harishankar Reddy.
In their last game, Jammu and Kashmir were beaten by Himachal Pradesh by 63 runs. Batting first, Himachal posted a par total of 250-8 in their allotted 50 overs.
Parvez Rasool and Rama Dayal were brilliant with the ball, picking up three wickets apiece. However, Jammu and Kashmir’s batting fell apart while chasing,g managing only 187 all out in 42.3 overs. Their wicketkeeper-batter Ian Dev Singh was their top scorer with 36. Parvez Rasool and Rama Dayal were brilliant with the ball, picking up three wickets apiece. However, Jammu and Kashmir’s batting fell apart while chasing,g managing only 187 all out in 42.3 overs. Their wicketkeeper-batter Ian Dev Singh was their top scorer with 36.
ANDHRA VS JAMMU AND KASHMIR MATCH PREDICTION
- Shubham Khajuria
- Vivrant Sharma
- Ian Dev Singh (WK)
- Shubham Pundir (C)
- Henan Nazir
- Parvez Rasool
- Abdul Samad
- Abid Mushtaq
- Ram Dayal
- Umar Nazir Mir
- Mujtaba Yousuf.
It will be a direct contest between Andhra’s batting and Jammu and Kashmir’s bowling. However, Andhra has a strong squad, and their bowling unit will also fancy their chances against the weak batting unit of Jammu and Kashmir.