Lyca Kovai Kings vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans T20 Match Prediction & Betting Tips, TNPL 2023
Lyca Kovai Kings take on IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans at the SNR College Cricket Ground on Monday. The game signals the beginning of the 2023 Tamil Nadu Premier League which will run until Wednesday July 12th. The Kings were the joint winners in the 2022 competition with the Tamizhans finishing in 5th place. Read on as we preview this opener. This clash begins in Coimbatore at 19:00 local time.
Lyca Kovai Kings will feel they have unfinished business in their tournament after the 2023 final ended as a no-result. They have some top players in their squad and will be confident of a winning start.
IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans finished outside the play-off positions last year but with plenty of changes in their squad could well spring a surprise in this opening match.
Lyca Kovai Kings vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans T20 Live Streaming
Live Streaming: This match can be live streamed on FanCode.
LKK vs ITT Match Toss Prediction
The team batting second have won 70% of T20 matches at this venue so we predict that both teams will want to field first in this game.
LKK vs ITT Pitch Report
With an average T20 first innings score of just under 160 on this pitch in 2022, we expect something for the spinners and the quicker bowlers.
Coimbatore Weather Report
It will be cloudy and humid throughout this fixture in Coimbatore on Monday evening. The temperature will not fall below 26 degrees during the game.
Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Lyca Kovai Kings vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans, TNPL 2023
Lyca Kovai Kings Team News & Playing 11
LKK Team News
Six of the team who played in the no-result for Lyca Kovai Kings in the 2022 Tamil Nadu Premier League Final are no longer in the squad and we can expect to see plenty of changes in the bowling department. There are no injuries reported ahead of opening match of TNPL 2023.
LKK Key Players
- Sai Sudharsan- the young left-hander hit a top score of 96 in this year’s IPL. He comes into this match with his reputation at a high level and an expectation on him to deliver in this tournament.
- M Shahrukh Khan- the 28 year old captain is in strong form after hitting 41 not out for Punjab Kings against Rajasthan Royals in his last inning in the IPL.
- Manimaran Siddharth- the left-arm spinner has already taken three four-wicket hauls in his short T20 career. We expect him to enjoy bowling on this pitch in this game.
LKK Team Form
Lyca Kovai Kings won six of their last seven completed matches in last year’s tournament and look to be in strong shape once more ahead of this clash.
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Lyca Kovai Kings Predicted Playing 11
Suresh Kumar (wk), Sai Sudharsan, U Mukilesh, S Sujay, Ram Arvindh, M Shahrukh Khan (c), P Hemcharan, M Mohammed, Manimaran Siddharth, K Gowtham, R Divakar, Valliappan Yudheeswaran
IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans Team News & Playing 11
ITT Team News
It will be interesting to see how the Tamizhans line up in this match with a much-changed squad ahead of this year’s campaign. They have some players who performed well in this tournament last year as well as in the 2023 IPL but the team will need to come together as one unit in this game.
ITT Key Players
- K Vishal Vaidhya- the left-handed top order batter hit scores of 49, 45 and 84 not out in last year’s tournament and is a talent at this level.
- Vijay Shankar- the former international all-rounder impressed for Gujarat Titans as they went all the way to the IPL Final in 2023. His batting is particularly strong.
- Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore- the 26 year old left-arm spinner has been in strong form in his most recent games and will get turn from this pitch.
ITT Team Form
Tiruppur lost two of their last three matches and three of their last five games in the 2022 Tamil Nadu Premier League.
IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans Predicted Playing 11
Balchander Anirudh, NS Chaturved, K Vishal Vaidhya, Rajendran Vivek, Alliraj Karuppusamy, Radhakrishnan, Vijay Shankar, Tushar Raheja (wk), Ganeshan Periyaswamy, H Trilok Nag, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore
Lyca Kovai Kings vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans Head to Head
Lyca Kovai Kings have come out on top of IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans in three of the last four clashes between the teams. The last match between the sides saw the Kings win by 9 wickets with 28 balls remaining.
LKK vs ITT Head to Head Stats in T20's
Lyca Kovai Kings vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans Betting Odds
After their strong campaign in 2022, Lyca Kovai Kings will come into this match as the favourites with Tiruppur as the underdogs.
Who will win Lyca Kovai Kings vs IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans T20 Match?
Both teams will look different to how they lined up in their final games last year. However, we think that Lyca Kovai Kings have the stronger team to begin this tournament.
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