The Warriors and Stallions are set to compete against each other in the Match 27 of the Baroda T20 Challenge. The WAR vs STA encounter is scheduled to take place at Alembic Ground, Vadodara on Wednesday, 19th January. It will be the last group stage game for the Warriors who have won three out of nine games. They are placed in the fourth position in the points table. Warriors defeated Gladiators in their last game by 12 runs. Batting first they posted a total of 175 on the board with Parikshit Patidar scoring 50 off 27 balls. In reply, Gladiators were stopped on 163 with Pahal Agarwal and Pardeep Yadav taking 3 wickets each.
It will be the ninth game of the season for the Stallions who have won just two out of the eight games. They are placed in the last position in the points table. Stallions lost their last game against Challenger in a one-sided affair as the team could make only 73 runs while chasing a target of 180 runs.
Time: 9:00 AM Local Time
Venue: Alembic Ground, Vadodara
Where to watch: Live on Fancode
Bowlers have dominated the tournament so far, on rare occasions the batters have scored more runs as well. But the scenario has now changed as the batters have scored an ample amount of runs in the past few games. In this game, the pitch might again have a lot of support for the batters.
Conditions will be pleasant throughout the WAR vs STA contest. The temperature will be hovering around 24-28 degrees Celsius. There will be no interruptions in the game although the weather may remain cloudy.
Top Picks for WAR vs STA Dream 11
Parikshit Patidar has scored 220 runs in nine matches at an average of 31.43 and a strike rate of 127.91. He has also scored one half-century in the tournament. Moreover, he has taken two wickets at a decent economy of 8.23.
Pradeep Yadav has been an effective all-rounder for his team during this tournament. He has scored 117 runs in nine matches at an average of 16.71 and a strike rate of 119.39. Yadav has taken seven wickets at an average of 25.29, an economy of 6.76, and a strike rate of 22.43.
Milan Mistry has been a consistent performer for Stallions. He has made 116 runs in eight matches at an average of 16.57 and a strike rate of 112.62. The Stallion all-rounder has taken 11 wickets at an average of 16.27, an economy of 6.39, and a strike rate of 15.27.
Jay Mahiyal is the leading wicket-taker for Stallions in the tournament. He has taken 11 wickets in eight matches at an average of 14.27, an economy of 6.28, and a strike rate of 13.64.
Dream 11 Fantasy Team 1 For WAR vs STA
Batters –, Mit Mangukiya, Malav Patel, Parikshit Patidar, Rohan Patel,
Bowlers – Pahal Agarwal, Vishal Solanki, Jay Mahiyal (vc)
All-rounders – Paramveer Ghelani, Milan Mistry (c), Pradeep Yadav,
Wicket-Keeper – Rohit J Thakor
Dream 11 Fantasy Team 2 For WAR vs STA
Batters –, Malav Patel, Parikshit Patidar (c), Rohan Patel,
Bowlers – Pahal Agarwal, Jay Mahiyal, Manav Mehta
All-rounders – Paramveer Ghelani, Milan Mistry, Pradeep Yadav (vc), Harsh Katarmal
Wicket-Keeper – Smith Thakar
Probable XI for WAR vs STA
Warriors: Paramveer Ghelani, Mit Mangukiya, Mohit Mongia, Manav Mehta, Parikshit Patidar (c), Amit S Bhandari, Smith Thakar, Dhairya Pandey (wk), Pradeep Yadav, Pahal Agrawal, Vishal Solanki
Stallions: Rohit J Thakor (wk), Rohan Patel, Harsh Katarmal, Chintal Gandhi (c), Malav Patel, Himesh Patel, Milan Mistry, Utsav Choudhary, Jay Mahiyal, Sagar Thakor, Sahejadkhan Pathan
Who will Win- Match Prediction
Looking at the current form and team combination, the Warriors are expected to win this game. However, the Stallions will give tough competition to the Warriors to keep their hopes of a top 4 spot alive.
Disclaimer: The team is built upon the author’s understanding, analysis, and instincts. You can choose your team by considering the points above and making your own decision accordingly.