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KCA Ruby will be up against KCA Sapphire in the 5th match of the KCA TCM Pink T20 Challengers, 2024. The match will be played at the St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba, on May 28 at 09:00 AM IST.

RUB vs SAP (KCA Ruby vs KCA Sapphire), Match 5 - Match Information

Match: KCA Ruby vs KCA Sapphire, Match 5
Date: May 28, 2024
Time: 09:00 AM IST
Venue: St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba

RUB vs SAP (KCA Ruby vs KCA Sapphire), Match 5 Preview

KCA Ruby have played 1 match in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table, KCA Sapphire are playing their first game of this season. In their last 5 games, KCA Sapphire have won 4 games and lost 1.

KCA TCM Pink T20 Challengers, 2024 Points Table

The points table of KCA TCM Pink T20 Challengers, 2024. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
EME 1 1 0 2 +2.167
AMB 1 0 0 1 +0.000
SAP 1 0 0 1 +0.000
RUB 1 0 1 0 -2.167
PEA 0 0 0 0 -

Both teams last played against each other in Match 16 of the KCA Pink T20 Challengers, 2023 where Nandana C K scored the highest fantasy points for KCA Ruby with 105 match fantasy points while Ajanya T P topped the fantasy points leaderboard for KCA Sapphire with 169 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by KCA Ruby against KCA Emerald, KCA Emerald beat KCA Ruby by 13 runs. The top fantasy player for KCA Ruby was Anaswara Santosh who scored 13 fantasy points.

RUB vs SAP, St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba, Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba, will assist the bowlers. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 91 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 45% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

Weather Report for St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba

The temperature will hover around 28°C and humidity is expected to be around 80%. 7.19 m/s winds are expected. Cloud cover is expected, so expect some movement to aid the pace bowlers. There is moderate rain expected which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The spinners have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up spinners for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the spinners.

RUB vs SAP, Head-to-Head

In the 9 matches played between these 2 teams, the all-rounders of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

RUB vs SAP 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
Akhila Ponnukuttan 5 86 21.5 0 - 0, 55, 17, 4, 10 -
Malavika Sabu 3 19 9.5 4 12.5 1, 0, 18, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 1, 1
Gopika Gayathri Devi 3 59 29.5 0 - 2, 0, 22, 0, 35 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Akhila Ponnukuttan

    Akhila Ponnukuttan is a batter with an average of 26 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. She is a left-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 86 runs.

  2. Malavika Sabu

    Malavika Sabu is a batter with an average of 25 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Malavika Sabu is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, she has scored 19 runs. This player is also a handy bowler, bowling right-arm medium and in recent matches, she has taken 4 wickets at an average of 12.5 per match. Malavika Sabu has been successful against this team, taking 4 wickets in recent matches.

  3. Gopika Gayathri Devi

    Gopika Gayathri Devi is a batter with an average of 20 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 6.2 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. She is a right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 59 runs.

RUB vs SAP 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
Sheethal V J 4 0 0 0 - 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Sheethal V J

    Sheethal V J is a bowler with an average of 18 match fantasy points in the last 8 games, a fantasy rating of 7 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Sheethal V J is a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

RUB vs SAP 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
Diya Gireesh 3 23 11.5 1 63 18, 0, 5, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
  1. Diya Gireesh

    Diya Gireesh is an all-rounder with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. She is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 23 runs. Diya Gireesh also bowls decently, bowling leg-spin and in recent matches, he has taken 1 wicket at an average of 63 per match. She has done well against this opposition, taking 1 wicket in recent matches.

RUB vs SAP 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
Diya Gireesh 3 23 11.5 1 63 18, 0, 5, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Akhila Ponnukuttan 5 86 21.5 0 - 0, 55, 17, 4, 10 -
Malavika Sabu 3 19 9.5 4 12.5 1, 0, 18, 0, 0 0, 2, 0, 1, 1
Sheethal V J 4 0 0 0 - 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Gopika Gayathri Devi 3 59 29.5 0 - 2, 0, 22, 0, 35 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Diya Gireesh

    Diya Gireesh is an all-rounder with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. She is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 23 runs. Diya Gireesh also bowls decently, bowling leg-spin and in recent matches, he has taken 1 wicket at an average of 63 per match. She has done well against this opposition, taking 1 wicket in recent matches.

  2. Akhila Ponnukuttan

    Akhila Ponnukuttan is a batter with an average of 26 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. She is a left-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 86 runs.

  3. Malavika Sabu

    Malavika Sabu is a batter with an average of 25 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Malavika Sabu is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, she has scored 19 runs. This player is also a handy bowler, bowling right-arm medium and in recent matches, she has taken 4 wickets at an average of 12.5 per match. Malavika Sabu has been successful against this team, taking 4 wickets in recent matches.

  4. Sheethal V J

    Sheethal V J is a bowler with an average of 18 match fantasy points in the last 8 games, a fantasy rating of 7 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Sheethal V J is a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

  5. Gopika Gayathri Devi

    Gopika Gayathri Devi is a batter with an average of 20 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 6.2 and is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. She is a right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 59 runs.

RUB vs SAP Squad Information

KCA Ruby (RUB) Squad: Thayyil Shani, Akhila Ponnukuttan, Anaswara Santosh, Gopika Gayathri Devi, Athira Sanal, Sneha K R, Aleena M P, Renjusha, Visnmaya E B, Shreya Siju, Sheethal V J, Theertha Suresh, Alshifna A, Isabel Joseph, Keren Jose, Swafiyya, Tesiya P, Sreenandha T S and Rithika M S

KCA Sapphire (SAP) Squad: Jayalekshmi Jayachandran, Darsana Mohanan, Sreekrishna Haridas, Diya Gireesh, Aiswarya A K, Arathi Ravi, Malavika Sabu, Nithya Loordh, Steffy Stanley, Adhila A, Abinya U, Isha Faizal, Sruthi Sivadasan, Devananda S A, Keerthy Damodharan, Aksa A R, Diya Fathima K, Devika Binoy and Mayuka Vinod Nair

RUB vs SAP Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Visnmaya E B and Jayalekshmi Jayachandran

Batters: Akhila Ponnukuttan, Malavika Sabu and Gopika Gayathri Devi

All-Rounders: Diya Gireesh and Aleena M P

Bowlers: Darsana Mohanan, Sheethal V J, Sreekrishna Haridas and Athira Sanal

Captain: Malavika Sabu

Vice-Captain: Diya Gireesh

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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