RUB vs SAP: Team Ruby will go head-to-head against Team Sapphire in the opening match of KCA Pink T20 Challengers, 2021 on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Sanatana Dharma College Ground, Alappuzha.
Both sides met in the finals of the last edition where Team Sapphire went on to lift the trophy by beating Team Ruby by 6 wickets.
Team Ruby was brilliant throughout the previous edition. They finished at the second spot in the points table last season. This year, they’ll be looking
Team Sapphire, on the other hand, were the champions of last season. Like previous edition, they’ve got a strong squad again and they will be looking to replicate last year’s heroics.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 1 of the KCA Pink T20 Challengers, 2021 between Team Ruby and Team Sapphire.
RUB vs SAP Match Details
- Match: Team Ruby vs Team Sapphire, Match 1
- Date: Friday, December 17, 2021
- Time: 9:00 AM (IST)
- Venue: Sanatana Dharma College Ground, Alappuzha
The pitch at the Sanatana Dharma college ground favours the batters, with scores in the range of 100 being pretty common here. The track is better suited to the spinners than the pacers. 110 – 115 is a par score at this venue.
RUB vs SAP Probable Playing XI
Team Ruby Playing XI
MP Aleena, Joseph Jipsa, C K Maneesha, A K Aiswarya, Babu Soniya, Santosh Siha, J Chaithanya, Akshaya Sadanandan, Aleena Ann Joy, Sayoojya Salilan, Najla Noushad.
Team Sapphire Playing XI
Sukumar Soorya, T P Ajanya, Nandana, Drisya, Potti Manasvi, M P Vaishna, Gireesh Diya, Sajeevan Sajana, Ananya Pradeep, Sunil Ansu, Renjusha.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 100 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 4
- Matches Lost: 1
- Draw/No Result/Abandoned: 0
Team Ruby & Team Sapphire Last 5 Matches Stats
RUB vs SAP Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Sajeevan Sajana||232 Runs & 14 Wickets (Last Edition)|
|Akshaya Sadanandan||262 Runs (Last Edition)|
|Najla Noushad||12 Wickets (Last Edition)|
|T P Ajanya||37 Runs & 4 Wickets (Last 5 T20 Matches)|
|J Chaithanya||28 Runs (Last 4 T20 Matches)|
RUB vs SAP Captaincy Picks
- Sajeevan Sajana
- Akshaya Sadanandan
- T P Ajanya
RUB vs SAP Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: C K Maneesha
- Batsmen: Akshaya Sadanandan, J Chaithanya, T P Ajanya, Sunil Ansu
- All-Rounders: Sajeevan Sajana, Sukumar Soorya, MP Aleena
- Bowlers: Najla Noushad, A K Aiswarya, Gireesh Diya
- Captain: Akshaya Sadanandan
- Vice-Captain: T P Ajanya
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: C K Maneesha, M P Vaishna
- Batsmen: Akshaya Sadanandan, Sayoojya Salilan, T P Ajanya, Sunil Ansu
- All-Rounders: Sajeevan Sajana, MP Aleena
- Bowlers: Najla Noushad, Joseph Jipsa, Gireesh Diya
- Captain: Sajeevan Sajana
- Vice-Captain: Najla Noushad
Probable Winner Of The Match
Team Sapphire is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.