Round three of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 sees Arunachal Pradesh square off against Mizoram. The Soul Feel Cricket Stadium in Jaipur will host this Plate fixture.
Arunachal Pradesh has lost the two games they have played so far. They are struggling in the competition and lost to Nagaland in their last game. Batting first, Arunachal Pradesh managed to score 200 on the board, getting knocked over in the last over. The bowlers then tried their level best but couldn’t defend the total as Nagaland chased down the total in the 42nd over, winning the game by five wickets.
Meanwhile, Mizoram got off to a winning start but failed to carry forward the winning momentum as they lost to Sikkim in their last fixture. After being asked to bat first, Mizoram’s batters failed to adapt to the conditions as they could only score 183, losing nine wickets. It was an uphill task for the bowlers and they failed to defend the total as Sikkim chased down the total in the 45th over. Arunachal Pradesh won 2 and lost 6 of their matches in the league stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy to finish at the 7th spot in their group. Neelam Obi will lead Arunachal Pradesh this year.
Rahul Dalal scored 515 runs for Arunachal Pradesh in the last edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at an average of 85 and a strike rate of 98. Akhilesh Sahani also scored 120 runs at 24.
Akhilesh Sahani picked up 7 wickets for Arunachal Pradesh in the Vijay Hazare Trophy at an economy rate of 5.33 and a strike rate of 52.
Mizoram won one and lost 6 of their matches in the league stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 to finish at the 9th spot in their group.KB Pawan scored 223 runs for Mizoram in the last edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at an average of 37 and a strike rate of 75. Taruwar Kohli also scored 169 runs at 24.
Parvez Ahmed picked up 9 wickets for Mizoram in the Vijay Hazare Trophy at an economy rate of 5.56 and a strike rate of 21.
ARUNACHAL PRADESH VS MIZORAM MATCH DETAILS:
Match: Arunachal Pradesh vs Mizoram, Round 3, Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021
Date and Time: December 11th, 2021, Saturday, 09:00 AM IST
Venue: Soul Feel Cricket Stadium, Jaipur
ARUNACHAL PRADESH VS MIZORAM PITCH REPORT
The pitch at Soul Feel Cricket Stadium is on a balanced track. It will assist spinners from both sides as the surface tends to get slower as the game progresses. The batters need to be patient while playing their strokes.
ARUNACHAL PRADESH VS MIZORAM WEATHER FORECAST
The temperature in Jaipur is expected to range between 9 and 24 degrees Celsius. The conditions will be perfect for a game of cricket.
ARUNACHAL PRADESH VS MIZORAM PROBABLE XIS
Song Tacho scored 63 and was well-supported by Nazeeb Saiyed, who scored 42 as it helped them post 200 on the board. R B Bishnoi Jr picked up four wickets but lacked support from the other bowlers as Nagaland chased down the total, winning the game by five wickets.
- Song Tacho
- Kumar Nyompu
- Akash Singh
- Techi Neri (c)
- Nazeeb Saiyed
- Kamsha Yangfo (wk)
- Akhilesh Sahani
- R B Bishnoi Jr
- Manav Patel, Niia
Contributions from Uday Kaul (42) and Taruwar Kohli (69) helped Mizoram post 183 on the board. The other batters failed to contribute much with the bat. Dika Ralte and G Lalbiakvela picked up two wickets apiece but the bowling outfit failed to defend the total.
- Amatea, Hruaizela
- Uday Kaul (c & wk)
- Taruwar Kohli
- Iqbal Abdulla
- G Lalbiakvela
- Dika Ralte
ARUNACHAL PRADESH VS MIZORAM MATCH PREDICTION
Both sides are coming off losses in their respective last games. Players from both sides have failed to fire in unison. Batters from both sides need to step up and contribute in their next clash.
Mizoram looks strong on paper—expect them to come out on top on Saturday.