The 5th match of the KCA Cup T20 2022 will be played between KCA Panthers and KCA Tuskers on the 23rd of September 2022 at the Sanatana Dharma College Ground, Alappuzha.
Top Tournament Stats
Current Form KCA Panthers:
KCA Panthers are currently placed at the 5th spot on points table.
The top run scorer for KCA Panthers is Joffin Jose with 49 runs to his credit.
The top wicket taker for KCA Panthers is Akshay Chandram with 2 scalps under his belt.
KCA Panthers lost their previous encounter against KCA Royals by 6 wickets.
KCA Panthers batted first and they posted a total of 145 for 8 in 20 overs. Vathsal Govind and Joffin Jose played brilliantly in the middle order and scored 43 and 49 runs respectively for their team. The other batters couldn’t really provide any impetus into the innings and KCA Panthers were restricted to a very low total of under 150.
During the chase, KCA Royals lost Sanjay Raj early on in the innings. Albin Alias played an exceptional knock of 46 in 32 balls in the middle order. Akhil M S and Unnikrishnan Manukrishnan provided the finishing touch by scoring 24 and 19 not out to take their team over the line in the 20th over with 6 wickets in hand.
Current Form KCA Tuskers:
KCA Tuskers are placed at the bottom position on points table.
The top run scorer for KCA Tuskers is Rabin Krishna M with 33 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for KCA Tuskers is Vinoop Manoharan with 1 scalp under his belt.
KCA Tuskers lost their previous match against KCA Eagles by 8 wickets.
KCA Tuskers batted first and they could only post a modest total of 125 for 9 in 20 overs.
Opener Rabin Krishna M played superbly and made 33 runs off 44 balls at the top of the order. However, apart from him, no other batter performed well and as a result,. KCA Tuskers were restricted to a low total of 125 for 9 in 20 overs.
During the chase, KCA Eagles opener Rahul-P played a match winning knock of 53 not out in 40 balls to take his team home in the 16th over with 8 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
KCA Panthers: Sreenath K, Vishnu Raj, Arjun Aji, Rohan Kunnummal, Sanju Sanjeev, Akshay Chandran, Akhil Scaria, Pavan Raj, Neel Sunny, Abi Biju, Rojith Ganesh
KCA Tuskers: Rabin Krishna M, Sanju Samson, Shoun Roger, Gireesh PG, Mohammed Anas, Sreerag V K, Varun Nayanar, Rohan Prem, Vinoop Manoharan, Aditya Krishnan, Afrad Reshab P N, Abhishek Pratap, Sreehari S Nair, Vinil TS, Biju Narayanan, Aadidev TJ, Vishweshwar Suresh, Vijay Viswanath and Eden Apple Tom
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – KCA Panthers
Who will win?– KCA Panthers
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Rabin Krishna M (KCA Tuskers), Joffin Jose (KCA Panthers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Akshay Chandram (KCA Panthers), Vinoop Manoharan (KCA Tuskers)
Most Sixes – Rabin Krishna M (KCA Tuskers), Joffin Jose (KCA Panthers)
Player of the Match– Joffin Jose (KCA Panthers)
Team Scores Batting first – KCA Panthers 150+, KCA Tuskers 135+
Match Handicap: KCA Panthers
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