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Match 16 of the CAP Inter District T20 Tournament 2024 has Karaikal XI taking on Pondicherry North XI at the Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry on 9th January at 07:15 PM IST.

KXI vs PNXI (Karaikal XI vs Pondicherry North XI), Match 16 - Match Information

Match: Karaikal XI vs Pondicherry North XI, Match 16
Date: 9th January, 2024
Time: 07:15 PM IST
Venue: Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry

KXI vs PNXI (Karaikal XI vs Pondicherry North XI), Match 16 Preview

Karaikal XI have played 3 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while Pondicherry North XI have also played 3 matches in the series and they are currently ranked sixth on the points table.

CAP Inter District T20 Tournament, 2024 Points Table

The points table of CAP Inter District T20 Tournament, 2024. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
KXI 4 2 0 6 +1.185
PWXI 4 2 1 5 +1.350
PSXI 4 2 1 5 +1.214
MXI 4 1 1 4 -1.975
YXI 3 1 2 2 -0.548
PNXI 5 0 3 2 -1.500

In their previous encounter in this series, Rajaram S was the Man of the Match and Rajaram S scored the highest fantasy points for Karaikal XI with 101 match fantasy points while Rajakavi Rajagopal topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Pondicherry North XI with 80 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Karaikal XI against Mahe XI, the match was abandoned. The top fantasy player for Karaikal XI was S Manikandan who scored 5 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Pondicherry West XI, Pondicherry West XI beat Pondicherry North XI by 50 runs. The top fantasy player for Pondicherry North XI was Shushruth VS who scored 113 fantasy points.

KXI vs PNXI, Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry will assist the bowlers. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 124 runs. The pitch at the Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry is a balanced one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

Weather Report for Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground, Puducherry

The temperature is expected to be around 24°C and humidity is expected to be around 79%. Winds at a speed of 4.42 m/s are expected. Cloudy weather is expected during the match, this may help pacers with movement.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

KXI vs PNXI, Head-to-Head

In the 4 matches played between these 2 teams, Pondicherry North XI do not have a good record against Karaikal XI. Based on our analysis and trends, we predict the trend to continue. The bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

KXI vs PNXI Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Karthigesan S 3 22 4.4 5 1 0, 1, 0, 0, 21 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Nitin Kumar S 3 22 4.4 1 0.2 15, 0, 0, 0, 7 0, 0, 0, 1, 0
Anirudh Kapil Goud 3 29 9.7 0 0 5, 3, 21 -
  1. Karthigesan S

    Karthigesan S is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. He has an average of 32 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. This player is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, Karthigesan S has scored 22 runs at an average of 4.4 per match. He has been very successful against this team, taking 2, 0, 3, 3 and 2 wickets in recent matches. This player has a good record at this venue as in the last 3 matches Karthigesan S played here, he has taken 3, 0 and 2 wickets.

  2. Nitin Kumar Shanmugam M

    Nitin Kumar S is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. He has an average of 12 match fantasy points in the last 9 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. This player is a top-order opening batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, Nitin Kumar S has scored 22 runs at an average of 4.4 per match.

  3. Anirudh Kapil Goud

    Anirudh Kapil Goud can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 24 match fantasy points in the last 3 games and a fantasy rating of 7.5. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 3 matches, Anirudh Kapil Goud has scored 29 runs averaging 9.7 per match.

KXI vs PNXI Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Rajkumar R 3 12 2.4 3 0.6 0, 12, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Thivagar Gopal 3 26 5.2 3 0.6 10, 12, 0, 0, 4 0, 0, 0, 3, 0
Rajakavi Rajagopal 3 12 2.4 9 1.8 0, 2, 0, 10, 0 2, 0, 5, 0, 2
  1. Rajkumar R

    Rajkumar R is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. He has an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 9 games and a fantasy rating of 9.7. This player bowls right-arm medium-fast and in the last 3 matches, Rajkumar R has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  2. Thivagar Gopal

    Thivagar Gopal can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.3. This player is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the recent 3 matches, Thivagar Gopal has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  3. Rajakavi Rajagopal

    Rajakavi Rajagopal is a bowler with an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the recent 3 matches, this player has taken 9 wickets at an average of 1.8. Rajakavi Rajagopal has been very successful at this venue as in the last 3 matches he played here, he has taken 9 wickets.

KXI vs PNXI Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Hari Prasad A 3 15 3 4 0.8 0, 8, 7, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 2, 0
Arunachalm Velan 3 8 1.6 2 0.4 2, 0, 2, 0, 4 0, 0, 0, 2, 0
Vikram Kumar 3 52 10.4 2 0.4 0, 12, 0, 40, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Hari Prasad A

    Hari Prasad A is an all-rounder with an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, Hari Prasad A has scored 0, 8, 7, 0 and 0 runs at an average of 3 per match.

  2. Arunachalm Velan

    Arunachalm Velan is an all-rounder with an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He bowls off-spin and in the last 3 matches, this player has taken 0, 0, 0, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  3. Vikram Kumar

    Vikram Kumar is an all-rounder with an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 3 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Vikram Kumar is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 0, 12, 0, 40 and 0 runs at an average of 10.4 per match.

KXI vs PNXI Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Shushruth VS 3 45 9 3 0.6 0, 11, 0, 22, 12 3, 0, 0, 0, 0
Agash J 3 0 0 3 1 - 3, 0, 0
Vikram Kumar 3 52 10.4 2 0.4 0, 12, 0, 40, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
Karthikesan R 5 39 7.8 0 0 10, 8, 1, 6, 14 -
Karthigesan S 3 22 4.4 5 1 0, 1, 0, 0, 21 3, 0, 2, 0, 0
Hari Prasad A 3 15 3 4 0.8 0, 8, 7, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 2, 0

The top point-getters for Karaikal XI are Karthikesan R with 5 match fantasy points, Karthigesan S with 4 match fantasy points and Hari Prasad A with 4 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Pondicherry North XI are Shushruth VS with 113 match fantasy points, Agash J with 101 match fantasy points and Vikram Kumar with 84 match fantasy points.

KXI vs PNXI Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Hari Prasad A 3 15 3 4 0.8 0, 8, 7, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 2, 0
Rajkumar R 3 12 2.4 3 0.6 0, 12, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Thivagar Gopal 3 26 5.2 3 0.6 10, 12, 0, 0, 4 0, 0, 0, 3, 0
Arunachalm Velan 3 8 1.6 2 0.4 2, 0, 2, 0, 4 0, 0, 0, 2, 0
Rajakavi Rajagopal 3 12 2.4 9 1.8 0, 2, 0, 10, 0 2, 0, 5, 0, 2
  1. Hari Prasad A

    Hari Prasad A is an all-rounder with an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, Hari Prasad A has scored 0, 8, 7, 0 and 0 runs at an average of 3 per match.

  2. Rajkumar R

    Rajkumar R can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 9 games and a fantasy rating of 9.7. This player bowls right-arm medium-fast and in the last 3 matches, Rajkumar R has taken 2, 0, 1, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  3. Thivagar Gopal

    Thivagar Gopal can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.3. This player is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the recent 3 matches, Thivagar Gopal has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  4. Arunachalm Velan

    Arunachalm Velan is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.3. This player is an off-spin bowler and in the recent 3 matches, Arunachalm Velan has taken 2 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  5. Rajakavi Rajagopal

    Rajakavi Rajagopal is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. This player bowls right-arm medium-fast and in the last 3 matches, Rajakavi Rajagopal has taken 2, 0, 5, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.8. He has a good record at this venue as in the last 3 matches this player played here, he has taken 9 wickets.

KXI vs PNXI Squad Information

Karaikal XI (KXI) Squad: Thivagar Gopal, Babu G, Rajaram S, Dhivagaran C Sekaran, Thamizh Azhagan R, Krishna Kumar S, Karthikesan R, Karthigesan S, Hari Prasad A, Rajkumar R, Elanthirayan A, Kalaiyamudhan P, Yadhava Priyan P, Vijayan V, Raam prakash R, Karthikeyan K, B Balamurugan and Manikandan M.

Pondicherry North XI (PNXI) Squad: Sidak Singh, Omar Patni, Surendiran P, Gautham Srinivas, Mohammed Shafeequddin, Rajasekar M, Shushruth VS, Ashok Kumar Ramarao, Gajender Tanwar, Mayank Pandey, Yathish Kumar, Jai Dagar, Naarayanan KR, Nitin Kumar S, Rajakavi Rajagopal, Arunachalm Velan, Balasubramaniam Dhandapani, Murugavel Kaliyappan, Anirudh Kapil Goud, Vikram Kumar, Arshil Rajendra and Agash J.

KXI vs PNXI Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Elanthirayan A

Batters: Nitin Kumar S and S Manikandan

All-Rounders: Hari Prasad A, Arunachalm Velan, Vikram Kumar and Karthikeyan K

Bowlers: Rajkumar R, Thivagar Gopal, Sidak Singh and Rajasekar M

Captain: Thivagar Gopal

Vice-Captain: S Manikandan

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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