Rayalaseema Kings (RYLS) will square off against Uttarandhra Lions (UTL) in the Eliminator clash of the 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 1:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
RYLS vs UTL Dream11 prediction
Led by captain Girinath Reddy, Rayalaseema Kings booked their place in the playoffs after finishing third in the Andhra Premier League 2022 league standings with 12 points from five matches. The Kings registered two wins, one defeat while two matches were abandoned.
On the other hand, Uttarandhra Lions squeezed into the playoffs after they pipped Vizag Warriors to finish fourth in the APL 2022 table. Having registered two victories, two defeats while one match ended with no result, Srikar Bharat-led Lions ended the league phase with eight points.
Earlier in the inaugural edition of APL, Uttarandhra Lions defeated Rayalaseema Kings by five wickets in their only meeting so far.
Going by the head-to-head record, UTL will have a slight edge over RYLS going into Friday’s Eliminator encounter.
RYLS vs UTL Dream11 team tips for Andhra Premier League 2022 Eliminator
Top Tip: Best batter
Uttarandhra Lions’ C Kranthi Kumar will be the batter to watch out for in the Andhra Premier League 2022 Eliminator. The 26-year-old has scored 100 runs in four innings at an average of 25. Kranthi Kumar has already accrued 179 fantasy points and will be a worthy fantasy pick for 9 credits.
Top Tip: Best bowler
In the bowling department, B Santosh Kumar of Rayalaseema Kings is the most picked player for this APL 2022 fixture. The left-arm fast bowler has picked seven wickets in just three matches at an impressive average of 12.28. Having amassed 227 fantasy points, Santosh Kumar will be a smart pick at just 8.5 credits.
Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper
Among the quality all-rounders on display, Uttarandhra Lions’ Shoaib Md Khan will be the overwhelming choice. The 30-year-old has bagged eight wickets in five matches in the tournament. He has already accumulated 317 fantasy points - the most by any player involved in this match. At 9.5 credits, in-form Shoaib will be a quality investment for the eliminator clash.
For the wicket-keeper spot, Uttarandhra Lions captain Srikar Bharat will be the preferred choice over K N Prudhvi Raj of Rayalaseema Kings. Besides fulfilling his wicket-keeping responsibilities, Bharat is currently the second highest run-scorer in the inaugural edition of APL. He has scored 130 runs in four matches at an average of 43.33 and will be a good addition to any fantasy team at 9.5 credits.
RYLS vs UTL playing XI (probable XI)
Rayalaseema Kings playing XI (probable): Abhishek Reddy, Prasanth Kumar, Shaik Rasheed, Thanneru Vamsi Krishna, B Vinay Kumar, Girinath Reddy (captain), B Santosh Kumar, Bodavarapu Sudhakar, Jagarlapudi Ram, Gontu Reddy, K N Prudhvi Raj (wicket-keeper)
Uttarandhra Lions: Gutta Rohit, Srikar Bharat (captain/wicket-keeper), Gulfaam Saleh, Kothakoona Lakshman, C Kranthi Kumar, Shoaib Md Khan, Vijaya Sai Koushik, Uddaraju Ahitesh Varma, Mohammad Rafi, Kaldhi Kumar, Yarragunta Pramod
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