DD vs SS Match Prediction & Betting Tips, TNPL 2022
Match 27 of the 2022 Tamil Nadu Premier League sees Dindigul Dragons face off against Salem Spartans on Sunday afternoon in Salem. Dindigul Dragons have four points from six games after winning two matches. The Spartans are bottom of the table after losing all six of their fixtures. Read on as we preview this match. The game gets underway at the Salem Cricket Foundation Stadium at 15:15 local time.
The Dragons have tasted victory on two occasions this season and did take some positives from their last game. They should find Salem Spartans to be their weakest opponents of the season.
Salem Spartans have nothing to lose in this game and a change of mentality may be their best chance of victory after one of the most disappointing TNPL campaigns in history.
Dindigul Dragons vs Salem Spartans T20 Match Live streaming
TV channels: This match will be shown live on Star Sports 1.
DD vs SS Match Toss Prediction
Salem Spartans may choose to bat first as they try any formula to get a victory. However, it would be a surprise if either captain changed the habit of the tournament and did not field first.
DD vs SS Match Pitch Report
The games in Salem have all been dominated by the bowlers and we expect the batters on both teams to find the going tough. Expect a two-paced pitch which also turns from ball one.
Cloudy throughout but the temperature will be in the low 30s from start to finish in Salem.
Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Dindigul Dragons vs Salem Spartans, TNPL 2022.
Dindigul Dragons Team News & Playing 11
DD Team News
The Dragons struggled at the top of their batting order against Chepauk Super Gillies in Match 21 and never really recovered in spite of very useful scores from Mani Bharathi and Rajendran Vivek. They have a fully fit squad and we would not be surprised if they kept faith with the same XI for this game.
DD Key Players
- Hari Nishaanth- the 25 year old left-handed opener has scored the most runs for Dindigul Dragons this season. He has a top score of 60 and has clocked up 172 runs in total.
- Rajendran Vivek- the middle order batter produced his best knock of this campaign in the defeat to Chepauk Super Gillies. He finished unbeaten on 61 not out from 38 balls.
- M Silambarasan- the left arm spinner has taken five wickets from his last three games. He dismissed Sonu Yadav in the last match.
DD Team Form
The Dragons have won only one of their last four games in the tournament and were beaten by 5 wickets by Chepauk Super Gillies in their last match.
Dindigul Dragons Predicted Playing 11
Vishal Vaidhya, Hari Nishaanth, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Mokit Hariharan, Mani Bharathi (wk), Rajendran Vivek, Karaparambil Monish, Lakshminarayanan Vignesh, M Silambarasan, Rangaraj Suthesh, VP Diran
Salem Spartans Team News & Playing 11
SS Team News
The Spartans were bowled out with one ball to spare of their innings against Ruby Trichy Warriors and then only bowled five overs before the rain arrived. Even in the shortened version of their time in the field, they were still unable to get a win. They have no new injuries in the squad and we expect to see the same XI for this clash.
SS Key Players
- H Gopinath- the opener is the only Spartans player to have scored over 130 runs in the tournament. He has a top score of 42 and hit five fours on Thursday.
- Daryl Ferrario- the middle order batter made 13 runs from 17 balls against Ruby Trichy Warriors. Alongside Gopinath, they are the only players to have scored 100+ runs for the Spartans this year.
- Lokesh Raj- the 22 year old medium pacer made his first appearance of the season in the last game and made a big impression. He dismissed Santhosh Shiv and Atheeq Ur Rahman.
SS Team Form
The Spartans are still looking for their first victory of the campaign. This is their final opportunity to get a win in the 2022 TNPL.
Salem Spartans Predicted Playing 11
S Abishiek, Akshay Srinivasan, Murugan Ashwin (c), S Boopalan, Daryl Ferrario, KH Gopinath, Ravi Karthikeyan, Rajendran Karthikeyan, Lokesh Raj, Ganeshan Periyaswamy, S Ganesh (wk)
DGD vs SLST Team Form in Last Five Matches
DGD : L L W L W
SLST : L L L L L
Dindigul Dragons vs Salem Spartans Head to Head
The Dragons had a big win in this fixture during last season’s TNPL, coming away from the MA Chidambaram Stadium with a 76 run victory over the Spartans. Two Dindigul Dragons players hit half-centuries with Rajendran Vivek top scoring with 59 runs from 41 balls. Salem Spartans have only beaten the Dragons on one occasion, winning by seven runs in July 2017.
DD vs SS Head to Head Stats in T20
|Matches Played||DD Won||SS Won||Tie||NR|
Dindigul Dragons vs Salem Spartans Prediction
There are many factors for why this season has been so disappointing for Salem Spartans but this game represents their final opportunity to put in a strong performance. Dindigul Dragons stand in their way, but they have also been struggling for most of the season and are hoping to avoid their third straight defeat. The Dragons can still, if results go their way, qualify for the next stage and we are backing them to beat the Spartans.
Dindigul Dragons are favorites to beat Salem Spartans