GOA vs PCA Match Preview

Punjab at the moment is leading the Elite Group B points table with a couple of wins and a loss from their three games. Goa on the other hand also has 2 wins and one loss from their 3 matches and is sitting in 3rd position in the points tally. Despite what the odds say this is likely to be a close game with both teams looking for a third win of the season. The Goan cricket team managed to win the first couple of games in the competition against Tripura and Manipur. Only to end up losing the third to Hyderabad. In their last match, Arjun Tendulkar was among wickets picking up 4 wickets. Mandeep Singh will lead the Punjab side in this game. In their last game, Punjab beat Tripura by a margin of 9 wickets. Punjab was off to a winning start in the competition by winning their first game against Hyderabad by 59 runs. They lost the game against Delhi by 12 runs in the 2nd fixture. There are a host of IPL players taking part in the Punjab side such as Kaul, Markande, Abhishek Sharma, Brar, and Anmolpreet Singh. These players form the Punjab team core.

Weather Report

The weather forecast for this game is that sunny weather around 30 degrees. These will be the conditions on the match day with around 40% relative humidity and a little bit of wind. There are not many chances of players perspiring during the match. 

Pitch Report

The wicket at the Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground in Jaipur is expected to be extremely competitive for both batsmen and bowlers. There will be a bit of assistance for both of them in it. It is expected that the ball will come onto the bat well in the initial stages of the match. This can work both ways as bowlers might also find this help to be useful. The pitch will slow down as the game progresses.

Notable stats

Prabhsimarn Singh has a terrific batting average.

Prabhasimran Singh has a terrific average of 47.29 in his last ten games. He has scored these runs at a tremendous strike rate of 129.29.

Siddarth Kaul has a great bowling record in the last ten matches.

Siddarth Kaul has picked up 19 wickets from 10 matches he has played before this. He has a great strike rate of 11.36 from these last ten games.

Team News

There do not seem to be any injury worries reported from either side for this match.

GOA vs PCA Probable 11

GOA Playing 11

  • SD Lad
  • VA Naik
  • SS Kauthankar (C)
  • SS Prabhudessai
  • DW Misal
  • DD Gaonkar
  • AG Pandrekar
  • AS Tendulkar
  • ED Kerkar (Wk)
  • LA Garg
  • FB Alemao

PCA Playing 11

  • Anmolpreet Singh
  • Gurkeerat Singh
  • Pukhraj Mann
  • Ramandeep Singh
  • Mandeep Singh (C)
  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Sanvir Singh
  • P Simran Singh (Wk)
  • Baltej Singh
  • Harpreet Brar
  • M Markande
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

Punjab has a better team man-to-man in the competition. They are also leading the points table at the moment albeit it is due to a better net run rate. We expect Punjab to win this match and consolidate its position at the top of the points table.

Top Picks

Abhishek Sharma: Abhishek Sharma is a talented all-rounder from Punjab. He is off to a great start to the season with both bat and ball. He is in the 4th position in the highest wicket-takers list for the season with 6 wickets. In the last match, he put together 34 runs and also picked up one wicket.

Harpreet Brar: Harpreet Brar can be a game-changer for Punjab with the ball. His slow left-arm orthodox bowling is pretty effective in this format of the game. In the last match for Punjab, he was among the wickets as he picked up a wicket with an economy rate of 4.00.

Mayank Markande: Mayank Markande is a crucial player for Punjab. He picked up a couple of wickets in the last game while bowling at an economy rate of 6.00.

Gurkeerat Singh Mann: Another significant player for Punjab has been Gurkeerat Singh Mann. He has played as many as 118 T20 games and scored 1985 runs with a strike rate of 12.06.

GOA vs PCA Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: P. Singh

Batters: G. Singh Mann, A. Kaushik, S. Prabhudesai, M. Singh

All-rounders: S. Lad, A. Sharma (C)

Bowlers: S. Kaul (VC), A. Pandrekar, M. Markande, H. Brar

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