The scintillating action in the Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 is heading towards its final stages. Dindigul Dragons and Salem Spartans get ready to lock horns in the final league match of this season. The Dragons are placed sixth on the points table having won two out of their six games while the Spartans are still looking to get their first win of the tournament under their belt.
The Dragons are still having a glimmer of hope in terms of their qualification in the final four. They’re placed at sixth position with four points with a Net Run-rate of -0.412. They will have to win this match with a huge margin to remain in contention for the top 4. The Dragons will be praying for the loss of Lyca Kovai Kings in their last match that too with a huge margin to make things a bit easier for them.
The Dragons will be hoping for yet another brilliant innings from their top-scorer of the season K Vishal Vaidhya who’s scored 196 runs in six innings at an average of 39 and a strike rate of 134 with one half-century to his name. While on the bowling front M Silambarasan has been the most successful bowler for them who’s picked up seven wickets in 6 matches at an average of 18 and economy rate of six.
Probable Playing XI:
K Vishal Vaidhya, Hari Nishanth, Mani Bharathi (wk), R Vivek, RS Mokit Hariharan, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Karaparambil Monish, Rangaraj Suthesh, M Silambarasan, VP Diran, Lakshminarayanan Vignesh
Having lost all their six matches in the tournament, the Spartans will be desperate to get a win under their belt finally. They will look to finish their tournament on a high and come back stronger next season. They will be in full mood to spoil the party of the Dragons by crushing their hopes of qualification and giving them a surprise defeat.
H. Gopinath has been the top scorer from Spartans scoring 137 runs in six innings at an average of 22 and a strike rate of 133. With the ball, G. Kishoor has been the most successful for them this season who’s picked six wickets in four matches at an average of 19.83 and an economy rate of 9.91
Probable Playing XI:
Gopinath, Akshay Srinivasan, Daryl Ferrario, Ravi Karthikeyan, S Abishiek, S Ganesh (wk), Murugan Ashwin (c), S Boopalan, Rajendran Karthikeyan, Lokesh Raj, G Periyaswamy
Dindigul Dragons vs Salem Spartans
Date – Sunday, 24th July 2022
Time – 7:15 P.M
Venue – SCF Cricket Ground, Salem
In the four matches played on this ground, so far in the tournament one game has been won by the team batting second and three matches have been won by teams batting first. Looking at the history any captain winning the toss will be looking to bat first but since the Dragons are aiming to improve their net run rate as well they will look to chase after winning the toss.
Live Broadcast and Streaming
The live broadcast of the TNPL 2022 matches can be watched on Star Sports 1 while the live streaming of the match will be available on the OTT platform ‘Voot’.