In the fourth Quarter-Final of the Ranji Trophy, it will be Saurashtra that that takes on Andra Pradesh at the CSR Sharma College Ground, Ongole. Saurashtra finished fourth in their respective group and have been a part of three wins, four draws and a defeat from the eight games, and had secured 31 points on board. Andra Pradesh, on the other end has obtained the fifth spot in the Elite, Cross Pool with 27 points. Andhra Pradesh had secured four wins, two draws and two defeats from the eight games.
Date- Thursday, February 20
Time- 9:30 AM (IST)
Venue- CSR Sharma College Ground, Ongole
Sheldon Jackson and Harvik Desai will the frontline batters, while Perak Mankad, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Avi Barot and Snell Patel can follow. The skipper Jaydev Undakat, Kamlesh Makvana and Jay Chahuhan should lead the bowling attack.
Avi Barot (wk), Jaydev Unadkat (c), Harvik Desai, Kishan Parmar, Vishvaraj Jadeja, Arpit Vasavada, Samarth Vyas, Prerak Mankad, Chirag Jani, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Kushang Patel, Kamlesh Makvana, Sheldon Jackson, Divyaraj Chauhan, Snell Patel, Vandit Jivrajani, Jay Chauhan, Chetan Sakariya, Parth Bhut
Srikar Bharat and Ricky Bhui should accommodate the top order for Andhra with the bat. Prasanth Kumar, CR Ganeshwar. B Sumandh and Karan Shinde could add further solidity to the batting lineup. KV Sasikanth, Mohammad Rafi, Shoiab Khan and S Ashish should be in charge of the bowling department.
Srikar Bharat (c & wk), CR Gnaneshwar, Prasanth Kumar, Nitish Reddy, Ricky Bhui, Karan Shinde, Bodapati Sumanth, Shoaib Md Khan, KV Sasikanth, Mohammad Rafi, S Ashish, Paidikalva Vijaykumar, Bandaru Ayyappa, Dasari Swaroop, Naren Reddy, Jyothi Sai Krishna, Cheepurapalli Stephen, Girinath Reddy, Pranith Manyala, Uppara Girinath, Yarra Prithviraj, Manish Golamaru
SAU (Expected Playing 11)- Jaydev Unadkat (c), Chirag Jani, Arpit Vasavada, Kushang Patel, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Avi Barot (wk), Samarth Vyas, Prerak Mankad, Harvik Desai, Kishan Parmar, Vishvaraj Jadeja
AND (Expected Playing 11)- Bodapati Sumanth, Prasanth Kumar, Srikar Bharat (c & wk), Ricky Bhui, KV Sasikanth, Karan Shinde, Shoaib Md Khan, S Ashish, CR Gnaneshwar, Nitish Reddy, Mohammad Rafi
Sheldon Jackson has been the top performer with the bat for Saurashtra. Jackson has scored 767 runs from the last nine matches with an average of 51.13
Ricky Bhui has impressed from Andhra Pradesh’s end with the bat. Bhui has scored 569 runs from the last 10 matches with an average of 43.76
Jaydev Unadkat has been in sublime form with the ball in hand for Saurashtra. The skipper has bagged 62 wickets from just nine matches.
KV Sasikanth can pack a punch for Andhra Pradesh. Sasikanth has picked 47 wickets from the last nine games.
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