IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans (ITT) will square off against Dindigul Dragons (DD) in match 20 of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2023 at SCF Cricket Ground in Salem, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, June 28. The match will start at 7:15 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).

Led by captain NS Chaturved, IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans will head into the upcoming TNPL clash high on confidence after beating Ba11sy Trichy by 46 runs in their last match. 

With two wins and as many losses, ITT are currently placed sixth in the TNPL 2023 standings with four points.

On the other hand, Dindigul Dragons will look to bounce back after suffering a 59-run defeat against Lyca Kovai Kings. 

Having registered three wins and suffered one defeat in TNPL 2023, the Ravichandran Ashwin-led DD are currently placed third in the standings with six points from four matches.

ITT vs DD Dream11 prediction for TNPL 2023

Dindigul Dragons have a superior head-to-head record against IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans in TNPL history, winning four of the six matches so far. IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans have registered two victories.

Additionally, DD have won their last three meetings and will start as favourites in Wednesday’s TNPL 2023 clash.

ITT vs DD Dream11 team tips for TNPL 2023

Top Tip: Best batter 

Dindigul Dragons’ opening batter Shivam Singh has been in impressive form in the ongoing TNPL. The 27-year-old scored 61 off just 42 balls against Lyca Kovai Kings in their previous fixtures. Shivam has already amassed 137 runs in four matches at a strike rate of 145.74 while also maintaining a decent average of 34.25. Having accrued 220 fantasy points, Shivam will be a great pick at 7.5 credits.

Top Tip: Best bowler

In the bowling department, Subodh Bhati of Dindigul Dragons will be the overwhelming choice for this clash. The right-arm pacer has already picked up seven wickets in four matches at an average of 14.71. Apart from his wicket-taking capabilities, Subodh Bhati has scored 58 runs at an impressive strike rate of 214.81. Bhati has already accumulated 332 fantasy points and will be a quality investment at 7.5 credits.

Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper

As far as all-rounders are concerned, one must pick in-form P Bhuvaneswaran of IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans. The 29-year-old right-arm pacer has been the leading wicket-taker in TNPL 2023, having bagged 10 wickets in four matches. Bhuvaneswaran has already amassed 332 fantasy points and will be an exceptional pick at just 6 credits.

For the wicketkeeper spot, DD’s Baba Indrajith will be the preferred choice over Tushar Raheja of ITT. Apart from fulfilling his wicket-keeping responsibilities, Baba Indrajith has scored 102 runs in four matches at a strike rate of 125.92. He will be a quality asset to any fantasy team at 9 credits.

ITT vs DD TNPL 2023 playing XI (probable)

IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans playing XI (probable): S Radhakrishnan, Tushar Raheja (wicketkeeper), Sai Kishore, Vijay Shankar, Balchander Anirudh, Rajendran Vivek, NS Chaturved (captain), S Ajith Ram, Alliraj Karuppusamy, P Bhuvaneswaran, S Ganesh

Dindigul Dragons playing XI (probable): Rahul, Shivam Singh, Baba Indrajith (wicketkeeper), Adithya Ganesh, Boopathi Kumar, Ravichandran Ashwin (captain), C Sarath Kumar, Suboth Bhati, P Saravana Kumar, M Mathivannan, Varun Chakaravarthy

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