Dindigul Dragons have started their Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2023 with two back-to-back wins. They defeated Ba11sy Trichy in the first game by 6 wickets while chasing 121. In the 2nd game, they defeated Siechem Madurai Panthers by 7 wickets. Again they were chasing a small total of 124 and they did it with so much ease. Now, they will be locking horns against Chepauk Super Gillies in their next fixture at NPR College Ground, Dindigul on June 21. We will talk about the probable playing XIs of both teams, today match prediction, and much more.
Chepauk Super Gillies coming into this game with a loss
The most successful team in TNPL history, Chepauk Super Gillies is coming into this game with a loss in their last game against Lyca Kovai Kings. Chepauk Super Gillies started their TNPL 2023 campaign with two back-to-back wins against Salem Spartans and IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans at Coimbatore. But as soon as they played at Dindigul, they lost their first game at this venue.
CSG vs LKK TNPL 2023
LKK won the toss and decided to bowl first. CSG didn’t start off well and lost half of their side for just 61 runs. Sasidev and Harish Kumar then stitched a partnership and tries to get the momentum back on their side. The pair added 41 runs for the 6th wicket before J Subramanyan got Harish Kumar. The batter scored 32 off just 20 balls with a four and 3 sixes. CSG only managed to score 126 on the board.
LKK chase it down easily
With the help of J Suresh Kumar and Sai Sudharsan, LKK chased down a target with 8 wickets and 21 balls to spare. The former scored 47 off 34 balls and the latter played an unbeaten knock of 64 off 43 balls. They added 65 runs for the 2nd wicket.
Good start for Dindigul Dragons in TNPL 2023
Dindigul Dragons won their 2nd straight game against Madurai Panthers by 7 wickets. Subodh Bhati was excellent with the ball. He got three wickets and gave away just 19 runs in 4 overs, including a maiden.
DD bowlers restrict MP to 123
DD won the toss and elected to field first. The bowlers were relentless and they restrict the opposition to 123 only. J Kousik showed some fight and scored 45 off 34 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixes.
MP bowlers started off well, but DD was too good for them
When Dindigul Dragons came out to chase a target, they lost 3 wickets for just 32 runs, inside the powerplay. But that was the only time DD looked under pressure.
Baba Indrajith and Adithya Ganesh added unbeaten 92 runs and got the team over the line. The former remains not out on 78 off 48 balls while the latter remains not out on 22 off 22 balls.
Now, Chepauk Super Gillies and Dindigul Dragons will play against each other in their next fixture. Let’s see the head-to-head between the two.
Head to Head in TNPL (Chepauk Super Gillies vs Dindigul Dragons):-
Till now, both teams played 8 games against each other. Out of which, Chepauk Super Gillies won 6 games while Dindigul Dragons only managed to win 2 games.
CSG won 4 titles already in TNPL while DG is yet to open its account. Let’s see the probable XI of both teams.
Chepauk Super Gillies vs Dindigul Dragons – Probable XIs:-
Chepauk Super Gillies-
Pradosh Paul, N Jagadeesan (c & wk), Baba Aparajith, Sanjay Yadav, S Harish Kumar, Uthirasamy Sasidev, Rahil Shah, Ramalingam Rohit, Santosh Shiv, M Silambarasan, M Viju Arul
Shivam Singh, Vimal Khumar, Baba Indrajith (wk), C Sarath Kumar, Suboth Bhati, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Boopathi Kumar, S Arun, M Mathivannan, Varun Chakaravarthy, P Saravana Kumar
CSG vs DD – Pitch Conditions:-
We saw the spinners were effective in a few games at Dindigul. That’s because the wicket is a bit on the drier side. This might be the case in the next game as well. Teams would love to bowl first after winning the toss.
Dindigul Dragons TNPL 2023 squad-
R Ashwin, Varun Chakravarthy, Baba Indrajith, Subodh Kumar Bhati, Saravana Kumar P, Shivam Singh, Kishoor G, Hemanth Kumar G, Vimal Khumar R, Diran VP, Boopathi Vaishna Kumar, Mathivanan M, Tamil Dhileepan ME, Advaith Sharma, Rohan Ravi Bhutra, Sarath Kumar C, Arun S, Vignesh P, Affan Khader M.
Chepauk Super Gillies squad for TNPL 2023-
U Saidev, Naryan Jagadeesan, Sanjay Yadav, Baba Aparajith, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Harish Kumar S, Sathish R, Rahil Shah, Rohit R, Silambarasan M, Sibi R, Mathan Kumar S, Santosh Shiv S, Viju Arul M, Lokesh Raj TD, Rocky B, Ayyappan.
Who are favourite to win this match CSG vs DD?
A dominating performance by the Dindigul Dragons team has made them the top team in the tournament, TNPL 2023. However, as per the Head to head stats, CSG is the favorite to win the match against Dindigul Dragons.
Both teams would like to add two more valuable points to this game. CSG will look for the first win at this venue in TNPL 2023. While DD will look to continue their winning run and wants to register their 3rd consecutive win in TNPL 2023.
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