Panthers XI (PAN) and Lions XI (LIO) cross swords in match 24 of Pondicherry T20 on Wednesday, August 18, at the Cricket Association Puducherry Siechem Ground in Puducherry.

PAN sit second on the points table with 24 points from seven games, while LIO are fourth with just eight points. The Panthers XI vs Lions XI encounter in Pondicherry T20 will be played from 1.30 PM IST. 

PAN vs LIO Dream11 prediction

It certainly is a no-brainer that Panthers XI will start as the outright favourites to win the game against Lions XI. Backing this prediction is the fact that PAN have lost just one game in the tournament so far while LIO, on the flip side, have lost five out of seven games. 

PAN vs LIO Dream11 team tips for Pondicherry T20

Top tip: Best batsman

Ameer Zeeshan N is the top batter to consider in your fantasy cricket team, given that he has registered three fifty-plus scores (62, 51, 54) in his last five outings. He’s the leading scorer in the tournament with 263 runs and has accumulated 550 fantasy cricket points so far.

Top tip: Best bowler

Despite going wicketless in his last two games in Pondicherry T20, Satish Jangir B enters the PAN vs LIO match as the top-rated fantasy bowler. He’s taken eight wickets in the tournament so far and has amassed 452 fantasy points.

Top tip: Best all-rounder and wicketkeeper

Kannan Vignesh is the top all-rounder for the Panthers XI vs Lions XI clash. The 27-year-old, with 423 fantasy points, is more of a bowling all-rounder and has taken 11 wickets in his last five games.

The first-choice pick as wicketkeeper for the PAN vs LIO clash in Pondicherry T20 is Ayyanar R. The middle-order batter has smashed 80 runs in his last five games and will look to build on his tally of 189 fantasy cricket points.

PAN vs LIO probable playing XI

PAN playing XI (probable): Ameer Zeeshan N, Rohit Damodaran, Vignesh E, George Samuel A, Bharat Bhushan Sharma, S Santhosh Kumaran, Priyam Ashish, Shivam Singh S, Abin Mathew, Aravindaraj A, Iqlas Naha

LIO playing XI (probable): Kannan Vignesh, Parameeswaran S, Ajithkumar A, Shreeraj Anant Gharat, Thennavan N, Magadevan Mathan, Murugan P, Muhammed Salmanul Faris, Kamaleeshwaran A, SatishJangir B, Ayyanar R

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