Categories: Fantasy Cricket
| On 1 year ago

LYC vs KAR Dream11 Team Prediction and Probable XI: Preview

By Pranob Thachanthara

LYC vs KAR Dream11 Team Prediction and Probable XI: Preview

Hello and Welcome to our preview for Lyca Kovai Kings versus Karaikudi Kaalai match. We are covering LYC vs KAR Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli.

This is the fifth match of third season of Tamil Nadu Premier league 2018 between Lyca Kovai Kings and Karaikudi Kaalai, both the teams managed to qualify to playoff last year of TNPL, when Lyca Kovai Kings defeated Karaikudi Kaalai in the eliminator, later LYC got defeated by Chepauk Super Gillies in the Qualifier 2. Both the teams will look for their first TNPL title as both the team have got experience and balanced squad.

A thrilling clash will be expected from both the teams, this year Lyca Kovai Kings comes under new captaincy Abhinav Mukund, where as Anirudha Srikkanth will lead Karaikudi Kaalai until Dinesh Karthik comes back from England tour. LYC has a experienced all-rounders and they got the best coach in the form of Monty Desai, and for KAR they will be without their star player Dinesh Karthik, and S Badrinath will be the headcoach of this team as he will be dealing with the more of the young players in his side.

Previously when this both team met each other, Karaikudi Kaalai won 2 matches and Lyca Kovai Kings has just won only 1 match, both the teams will try to start their campaign with a win in TNPL 2018.

When and Where:

LYC vs KAR, 5th Match TNPL 2018.
Indian Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli.
15th July, 07:15 PM IST

Venue Stats:

1st innings average score: 175
2nd innings average score: 172


Abhinav Mukund (c), Ravi Kumar Rohith (wk), T Natarajan, Shahrukh Khan, Antony Dhas, Ashwin Venkataraman, S Ajith Ram, Akkil Srinaath, R Sathyanarayan, Suresh Babu, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, M Raja, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, S Manigandan, R Mithun, Muhammed Khan, Prasanth Rajesh, Sumant Jain, J Suresh Kumar.

Dinesh Karthik, Yo Mahesh, Srikkanth Anirudha (c), L Suryaprakash, S Kishan Kumar, Ashwath Mukumthan, Velidi Lakshman, R Kavin (wk), M Shajahan, S Swaminathan, Rajhamany Srinivasan, R Rajkumar, S Mohan Prasath, Maan Bafna, S Radhakrishnan, T Ajith Kumar, V Aditya, S Ganesh, P Murgesh.

Team News:

Lyca Kovai Kings:

  • This year this team comes with new captain Abhinav Mukund.
  • Batting unit will rely on Rohith Ravikumar who had scored the fastest century in the previous season.
  • Left arm bowler T Natarajan is expected to show his class in this match and can be proved threat to the opposition.
  • LYC retained 3 players Rohith Ravikumar, Pradosh Ranjan Paul and S Ajith Ram.
  • Dharmendra Jadeja, Shoraab Dhaliwal are the outstation players which will be not playing.

Karaikudi Kaalai:

  • This team have experienced squad in their unit.
  • Their star batsmen and captain Dinesh karthik will be missing for few games as Anirudha Srikkanth will be leading this side.
  • Blaster batsmen M Shajahan who hit 16 sixes in the last season is a threat to the opposition.
  • Yo Mahesh will be leading their bowling attack.
  • Expreinced players like R Rajkumar and R Srinivasan can show their quality in the field.
  • They have also retained 3 players R Rajkumar, M Shajahan, S Mohan Prasath.
  • Atit Sheth and Unmukth Chand are the outstations players which will be not playing.

Probable Playing XI:

R Rohit (wk), Abhinav Mukund (c), Ashwin Venkataranam, Pradosh Ranjan Paul/R Sathyanarayan, Shahrukh Khan, Akkil Srinaath, Antony Dhas, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, M Raja, Ajith Ram, T Natarajan

S Anirudha (c), L Surya Prakash, V Aditya, R Srinivasan, R Kavin (wk), M Shajahan, Yo Mahesh, R Rajkumar, S Kishan Kumar/Maan Bafna, Ashwath Mukumthan, Mohan Prasath

LYC vs KAR Dream11 Team Prediction:

R Kumar Rohit (wk)
Abhinav Mukund (C)
Ashwin Venkataranam
S Anirudha
L Surya Prakash
Antony Dhas (Vc)
Akkil Srinaath
M Shajahan
Yo Mahesh
T Natarajan
R Rajkumar

Captain and Vice-Captain choices: A Mukund, L Surya Prakash, R Rohith, M Shajahan

For Grand Leagues: A Venkataranam, Shahrukh Khan.


  • In wicketkeeper R Rohit is good choice.
  • V Aditya and Pradosh Ranjan Paul are also good batsmens.
  • Shahrukh Khan is also good all-rounders.
  • In bowlers Mohan Prasath and Krishnamoorthy Vignesh are also good pick.

Key players:

Lyca Kovai Kings:
R Kumar Rohit
A Mukund
Antony Dhas
A Venkataranam
T Natarajan

Karaikudi Kaalai:
S Anirudha
L Suryaprakash
M Shajahan
R Rajkumar
Y Mahesh

Pranob Thachanthara

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*