The upcoming season of the Ranji Trophy will kick off from the 17th of February and the final is scheduled to be played on the 26th of June.
The season will be divided into two halves, one will be played before IPL while other will be played after IPL. A total of 38 teams will compete with each other in this tournament.
The teams have been divided into eight Elite Groups and One Plate Group. Each Elite Group consists of four teams while Plate Group consists of eight teams.
Meanwhile, Mumbai will be squaring off against Saurashtra in the opening match of this season of the Ranji Trophy from the 17th of February at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the Ranji Trophy, 2021/22 match between Mumbai and Saurashtra.
MUM vs SAU Match Details
- Match: Mumbai vs Saurashtra, Elite Group D
- Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022
- Time: 9:30 AM (IST)
- Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
- Live Streaming: Fancode
The wicket at Narendra Modi Stadium offers a decent amount of bounce to the bowlers while batters can patiently play his knock. We can expect some turn on the third and fourth day of the match.
MUM vs SAU Probable Playing XI
Mumbai Playing XI
Prithvi Shaw (C), Aditya Tare (WK), Armaan Jaffer, Shivam Dube, Shams Mulani, Dhawal Kulkarni, Sarfaraz Khan, Ajinkya Rahane, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Prashant Solanki, Mohit Avasthi.
Saurashtra Playing XI
Jaydev Unadkat (C), Sheldon Jackson (WK), Arpit Vasavada, Prerak Mankad, Harvik Desai, Chetan Sakariya, Yuvraj Chudasama, Chirag Jani, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Vishvaraj Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara.
Mumbai & Saurashtra Last 5 Matches Stats
MUM vs SAU Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Player||Stats (First Class Career)|
|Ajinkya Rahane||11796 Runs|
|Sheldon Jackson||5634 Runs|
|Prithvi Shaw||2414 Runs|
|Cheteshwar Pujara||16757 Runs|
|Shivam Dube||1012 Runs & 40 Wickets|
MUM vs SAU Captaincy Picks
- Cheteshwar Pujara
- Prithvi Shaw
- Ajinkya Rahane
MUM vs SAU Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Sheldon Jackson
- Batsmen: Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Arpit Vasavada, Prithvi Shaw, Yashasvi Jaiswal
- All-Rounders: Shivam Dube, Shams Mulani
- Bowlers: Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya
- Captain: Cheteshwar Pujara
- Vice-Captain: Ajinkya Rahane
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Aditya Tare
- Batsmen: Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Arpit Vasavada, Prithvi Shaw, Harvik Desai
- All-Rounders: Chirag Jani, Shams Mulani
- Bowlers: Jaydev Unadkat, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Prashant Solanki
- Captain: Prithvi Shaw
- Vice-Captain: Jaydev Unadkat
Probable Winner Of The Match
Saurashtra are 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.