Coastal Riders (CSR) will take on Bezawada Tigers (BZW) in Qualifier 1 of Andhra Premier League 2022 at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Friday, July 15. The match will start at 6:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
CSR vs BZW Dream11 prediction
Coastal Riders and Bezawada Tigers finished as the top two teams in the league phase of the inaugural Andhra Premier League cricket tournament. CSR finished as the top-ranked team with three wins in five matches while BZW managed two wins and two no results.
Bezawada Tigers registered the same results and points as Rayalaseema Kings, but the former recorded a better net run rate (1.242).
As far as the head-to-head record is concerned, Coastal Riders beat Bezawada Tigers by seven runs in APL 2022 - the only meeting between the sides so far.
Given their performance in the league phase and head-to-head result, CSR will start as favourites against BZW on Friday.
CSR vs BZW Dream11 team tips for Andhra Premier League 2022
Top Tip: Best batter
Bezawada Tigers’ Pyla Avinash will be the batter to watch out for in APL 2022 Qualifier 1. The 22-year-old has hit 117 runs in four games at an average of 39.00. Avinash, who has amassed 197 fantasy points, will be a worthy fantasy pick at 9.0 credits.
Top Tip: Best bowler
In the bowling department, Cheepurapalli Stephen of Coastal Riders could be the standout pick. With 233 fantasy points so far, Stephen has grabbed seven wickets this term. Priced at 9.5 credits, the left-arm medium bowler is likely to impress fantasy managers in the upcoming CSR vs BZW match in Andhra Premier League 2022.
Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper
Among the all-rounders, Coastal Riders’ Pinninti Tapaswi will be the overwhelming choice. The 25-year-old has already scored 68 runs and scalped three wickets in five games this season and will look to add to his tally of 208 fantasy points on Friday. The all-rounder could prove to be a match-winner against Bezawada Tigers and is available for 9.0 credits.
For the wicket-keeper spot, Coastal Riders’ Mitta Lekhaz Reddy will be the preferred choice over Bezawada Tigers glovesman Maddala A Praneeth. Reddy has registered 109 runs in five games and will look to prove his mettle behind the stumps against BZW. At 9.0 credits, 20-year-old Mitta Lekhaz Reddy can be a valuable addition to any fantasy team.
CSR vs BZW probable playing XI
CSR (probable): CR Gnaneshwar (captain), B Munish Varma, Maddila Vardhan, Mitta Lekhaz Reddy (wicketkeeper), Sirla Srinivas, Pinninti Tapaswi, S Zaheer Abbas, Siraparapu Ashish, Harishankar Reddy, Cheepurapalli Stephen, Tripurana Vijay
BZW (probable): Bodapati Sumanth, Maheep Kumar, Maddala A Praneeth (wicketkeeper), Ricky Bhui (captain), Manish Golamaru, Pyla Avinash, Jagdish Reddy, KP Sai Rahul, Bandaru Ayyappa, Lalith Mohan, Kavuri Saiteja
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