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Trivandrum will be up against Kottayam in the 18th match of the NSK T20 Trophy, 2024. The match will be played at the St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba, on May 16 at 01:00 PM IST.

TVR vs KOY (Trivandrum vs Kottayam), Match 18 - Match Information

Match: Trivandrum vs Kottayam, Match 18
Date: May 16, 2024
Time: 01:00 PM IST
Venue: St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba

TVR vs KOY (Trivandrum vs Kottayam), Match 18 Preview

Trivandrum have played 2 matches in the series and they are currently ranked second on the points table, while Kottayam have also played 2 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fourth on the points table.

NSK T20 Trophy, 2024 Points Table

The points table of NSK T20 Trophy, 2024. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
WAN 2 2 0 8 +1.159
TVR 2 2 0 8 +0.930
KAN 2 1 1 4 -0.237
KOY 2 0 2 0 -0.338
CDS 2 0 2 0 -1.490

Both teams last played against each other in Match 21 of the NSK T20 Trophy, 2023, where Biju Narayanan scored the highest fantasy points for Trivandrum with 121 match fantasy points while Adithya Baiju topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Kottayam with 97 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Trivandrum against Combined Districts, Trivandrum beat Combined Districts by 5 wickets. The top fantasy player for Trivandrum was Krishna Prasad who scored 132 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Kannur, Kannur beat Kottayam by 8 runs. The top fantasy player for Kottayam was Akhil Sajeev who scored 72 fantasy points.

TVR vs KOY, St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba, is balanced. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 136 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 35% of its matches. The team winning the toss will look to bowl first here.

Weather Report for St Xavier's College Ground, Thumba

The temperature is expected to be around 29°C and humidity is expected to be around 69%. 1.57 m/s winds are expected. Cloud cover is expected, so expect some movement to aid the pace bowlers.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

TVR vs KOY, Head-to-Head

In the only match played between these 2 teams, Trivandrum won against Kottayam. Trivandrum's bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the batters have earned the most fantasy points for Kottayam.

TVR vs KOY 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
Promise Varghese 5 130 26 0 - 24, 68, 3, 34, 1 -
Neel Sunny 5 19 3.8 0 - 6, 7, 2, 4, 0 -
Abhishek Nair 5 87 17.4 0 - 11, 32, 7, 14, 23 -
  1. Promise K Varghese

    Promise Varghese is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 5 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, Promise Varghese has scored 24, 68, 3, 34 and 1 runs.

  2. Neel Sunny

    Neel Sunny is a batter with an average of 9 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. He is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 19 runs.

  3. Abhishek J Nair

    Abhishek Nair can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Abhishek Nair has an average of 21 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 87 runs.

TVR vs KOY 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
Biju Narayanan 5 0 - 4 32.3 - 1, 1, 1, 0, 1
Vaisakh Chandran 5 0 - 3 30.3 - 1, 1, 0, 1, 0
Jithu Abraham 2 0 - 1 45 - 1, 0
  1. Biju Narayanan

    Biju Narayanan is a bowler with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Biju Narayanan bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the recently played 5 matches, he has taken 4 wickets at an average of 32.3. This player has done well against this opposition, taking 3 wickets in recent matches. Biju Narayanan has bowled well at this venue as in the last 5 matches he played here, he has taken 6 wickets.

  2. Vaisakh Chandran

    Vaisakh Chandran is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 28 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Vaisakh Chandran is an off-spin bowler and in the last 5 matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 30.3.

  3. Jithu G Abraham

    Jithu Abraham is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 25 match fantasy points in the last 1 game and a fantasy rating of 8. Jithu Abraham is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recently played 2 matches, he has taken 1 wicket at an average of 45. 

TVR vs KOY 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
Ghanashyam A 2 13 6.5 3 20.7 0, 1, 12, 0 0, 0, 0, 3
Krishna Devan 1 12 - 0 - 12 -
Akhil Sajeev 3 26 13 2 28.5 0, 6, 6, 0, 14 2, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Ghanashyam A

    Ghanashyam A is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 1 games and a fantasy rating of 8. This player is a right-arm medium fast bowler and in the recently played 2 matches, Ghanashyam A has taken 3 wickets at an average of 20.7. He has been successful at this venue as in the recent 2 matches this player played here, he has taken 3 wickets.

  2. Akhil Sajeev

    Akhil Sajeev is an all-rounder with an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 6 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. Akhil Sajeev bowls right-arm fast and in the last 3 matches, he has taken 2 wickets at an average of 28.5. This player has a good record against this opponent, taking 1 wicket in recent matches. Akhil Sajeev has been successful at this venue as in the last 3 matches he played here, he has taken 4 wickets.

TVR vs KOY 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
Promise Varghese 5 130 26 0 - 24, 68, 3, 34, 1 -
Akshay Shiv 2 64 32 0 - 58, 6 -
Harikrishnan KN 3 37 12.3 3 17.7 0, 25, 7, 0, 5 1, 0, 0, 2, 0
Asif Ali 5 92 18.4 0 - 24, 40, 2, 18, 8 -
Biju Narayanan 5 0 - 4 32.3 - 1, 1, 1, 0, 1
Fazil Fanoos 5 0 - 3 47.7 - 1, 0, 0, 0, 2

The top point-getters for Trivandrum are Akshay Shiv with 77 match fantasy points, Biju Narayanan with 41 match fantasy points and Fazil Fanoos with 37 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Kottayam are Promise Varghese with 96 match fantasy points, Harikrishnan KN with 68 match fantasy points and Asif Ali with 52 match fantasy points.

TVR vs KOY 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
Biju Narayanan 5 0 - 4 32.3 - 1, 1, 1, 0, 1
Vaisakh Chandran 5 0 - 3 30.3 - 1, 1, 0, 1, 0
Promise Varghese 5 130 26 0 - 24, 68, 3, 34, 1 -
Neel Sunny 5 19 3.8 0 - 6, 7, 2, 4, 0 -
Abhishek Nair 5 87 17.4 0 - 11, 32, 7, 14, 23 -
  1. Biju Narayanan

    Biju Narayanan is a bowler with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Biju Narayanan bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the recently played 5 matches, he has taken 4 wickets at an average of 32.3. This player has done well against this opposition, taking 3 wickets in recent matches. Biju Narayanan has bowled well at this venue as in the last 5 matches he played here, he has taken 6 wickets.

  2. Vaisakh Chandran

    Vaisakh Chandran is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 28 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Vaisakh Chandran is an off-spin bowler and in the last 5 matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 30.3.

  3. Promise K Varghese

    Promise Varghese is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 40 match fantasy points in the last 5 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, Promise Varghese has scored 24, 68, 3, 34 and 1 runs.

  4. Neel Sunny

    Neel Sunny is a batter with an average of 9 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. He is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 19 runs.

  5. Abhishek J Nair

    Abhishek Nair can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Abhishek Nair has an average of 21 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 87 runs.

TVR vs KOY Squad Information

Trivandrum (TVR) Squad: Fazil Fanoos, Abhishek Nair, Krishna Prasad, J Ananthakrishnan, Vaisakh Chandran, Bharath Surya, Rahul Chandran, Biju Narayanan, Abhishek Pratap, Neel Sunny, Vijay Viswanath, Akshay Shiv, Sreevardhan Murali, Krishna Devan, Vishnu Dutt, Abhijith Praveen, Alan Alex and Niranjan GH

Kottayam (KOY) Squad: Harikrishnan KN, Promise Varghese, Asif Ali, Jaison Peter, Akhil Sajeev, Naresh Nair, Abhinav K V, Muthu Prasad, Albin Binu, Adhi Abhilash, Sreejith Sanjeev, Ghanashyam A, Kashinath S, Sonu Tomy, Sreekanth AU, Jithu Abraham, Deepak Jaimohan, Christy Biju and Jith Thomas

TVR vs KOY Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Sreejith Sanjeev

Batters: Promise Varghese, Neel Sunny, Abhishek Nair and J Ananthakrishnan

All-Rounders: Krishna Devan and Abhishek Pratap

Bowlers: Biju Narayanan, Vaisakh Chandran, Sreekanth AU and Rahul Chandran

Captain: Rahul Chandran

Vice-Captain: Neel Sunny

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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