Duleep Trophy 2019 Match 3 – IND-G vs IND-R

The 2019 Duleep Trophy has 3 matches scheduled before 2 of the 3 teams face off in the final. After a washed out game with barely a day’s play in the 1st Test, we had a longer 2nd Test which also ended in a draw. India Red is sitting pretty at the top of the points table with 2 points from their draw in their only game and they now play India Green, a team that only got 1 point from their washed out game.

Faiz Fazal’s team was the least strongest squad coming into this tournament and if they have to qualify to the final, they will need a strong finish here. As for India Red, they will be captained by the very consistent Priyank Panchal. Keep reading for our complete MyFab11 (sign-up with code “READAD46“) fantasy preview of the IND-G vs IND-R game…

Match info

  • Tournament: 2019 Duleep Trophy.
  • Date: 29 August – 1 September 2019, 9:30am IST
  • Venue: KSCA Cricket Ground, Alur.
  • Capacity: Unknown.
  • Series status: Round robin stage.

Duleep Trophy 2019 - IND-G vs IND-R Fantasy Preview

Form (recent first)

  • IND-G: Draw
  • IND-R: Draw

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  • Karun Nair – 99 and 166* in the last game against India Blue.
  • Ankit Kalsi – 106 and 64 in the last game against India Blue.
  • Avesh Khan – 4/58 in last game against India Blue.

India Green

It’s going to be tough to pick players on current test match form from India Green as they didn’t get a bat in the first game against India Blue. They bowled and reduced their opponents to 112/6 early on so we know their bowling attack is strong. Ishan Porel had 3/26 when that game came to a halt. Tanveer ul Haq is another player to watch out for – a Rajasthani mechanic to fast bowler at the highest level. He had 2 wickets in the last game.

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I’ll skip the captain Faiz Fazal as he hasn’t been in great touch. His last fifty came in January this year. Instead, pick someone like Akshath Reddy who has 4 fifties and a massive 161* for Hyderabad in the same time period. Siddhesh Lad is another highly talented Mumbai batsman who made his debut in IPL 2019 and also had a couple of fifties against Sri Lanka A in May this year, so he’s in good form.

India Red

It was a handsome performance by the India Red batsmen with Karun Nair and Ankit Kalsi scoring big with a fifty and century each across both innings. Nair has huge Team India experience and a triple century also against England, so he will be in at least 90% fantasy teams. I’m going to gamble and drop him for Priyank Panchal, who failed with scores of 16 and 9 in the last game but he’s known for his outstanding consistency and you can read all about that here.

With the ball, Avesh Khan has had a troubled last few months after coming back from injury with not too many wickets. However, he is highly rated and his 4-fer in the last game prompts me to pick him in my MyFab11(sign-up with code “READAD46“) fantasy team. Axar Patel also has a lot of Team India experience and I’ll pick him even though he scored 0 and 9 and also went wicketless in the last game.

IND-G vs IND-R Betting

IND-G vs IND-R fantasy team

Duleep Trophy 2019 - IND-G vs IND-R Fantasy Team

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