Bengal vs Kerala
Group B, Vijay Hazare Trophy
Kerala kick start their Vijay Hazare campaign against Bengal at Nadaun stadium in Himachal Pradesh. Bengal would like to bounce back after suffering loss in their first match against Maharashtra, while Kerala would be looking to get off to a start on the front foot.
When: February 7, 9:00 AM IST
Where: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium, Nadaun
BEN vs KER Team News:
Bengal’s batting department did a fine job against Maharashtra but their bowling could not defend the target. There could be a change or two in the bowling deptt.
Kerala plays its first game of the competition and are likely to come out with a different strategy with the change in format.
BEN vs KER Squad:
Aamir Gani, Pradipta Pramanik, Vivek Singh, Sayan Ghosh, Writtick Chatterjee, Shreevats Goswami(w), Anustup Majumdar, Ashok Dinda, Manoj Tiwary(c), Kanishk Seth, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Sudip Chatterjee, Mukesh Kumar, Ishan Porel, Abhishek Raman, Sumanta Gupta
KC Akshay, Arun Karthik, Sanju Samson(w), Mohammed Azharuddeen, Abhishek Mohan, KM Asif, Akshay Chandran, Vinoop Manoharan, MD Nidheesh, Rohan Prem, Sachin Baby, Sandeep Warrier, Jalaj Saxena, Vinod Kumar, Vishnu Vinod
BEN vs KER Probable XI:
Aamir Gani, Pradipta Pramanik, Vivek Singh, Sayan Ghosh, Writtick Chatterjee, Shreevats Goswami(w), Anustup Majumdar, Ashok Dinda, Manoj Tiwary(c), Kanishk Seth, Abhimanyu Easwaran
Sanju Samson, Arun Karthik, Sachin Baby, Sandeep Warrier, Jalaj Saxena, Vishnu Vinod, Abhishek, Mohan, KM Asif,
- Opener Abhimanyu Easwaran and skipper Manoj Tiwary looked in fine form against Maharashtra.
- Shreevats Goswami had a great run at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy would like to make an impact in this format.
- Jalaj Saxena has had an excellent domestic season coming into the competition.
- Sanju Samson, Sachin Baby, Sandeep Warrier and KM Asif are among others to watch out for.
Bengal were found wanting in their first match of the competition. However, they are still 60:40 probable winners against Kerala who play their first fixture of the tournament.
Note: The BEN vs KER match preview we are providing here is based on our research and understanding. We suggest you to choose your own playing 11 from the squad listed above.
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