JAM vs KER: Kerala have also played a game less than Jammu & Kashmir, who have 8 points from 4 games. The Northerners know that a defeat against Kerala will result in a significant gap between the two teams. Thus, they will have extra motivation to put a hurdle in the path of Kerala by defeating them. However, it won’t be easyas the geography of the venue will help Kerala more than Jammu & Kashmir.
Jammu & Kashmir and Kerala will look to jump up the table in Group A. The group also comprises of Jharkhand, Delhi, Andhra, Manipur and Nagaland. Both the teams are chasing the leading pack of Jharkhand and Delhi, who have 12 points so far. However, Jharkhand have the advantage as they have played a game less than Delhi.
Kerala vs Jammu & Kashmir Playing 11
Jammu & Kashmir –
Wicket-keeper – Suryansh Raina
Batsmen – Shubham Pundir, Jatin Wadhwan, Manjoor Dar, Adil Reshi
All-rounders – Parvez Rasool, Abdul Samad, Irfan Pathan
Bowlers – Ram Dayal, Mujtaba Yousuf, Rasikh Salam
Wicket-keeper – Mohammed Azharuddeen, Sandeep Warrier
Batsmen – Sachin Baby, Arun Karthik, Rohan Prem, Daryl Ferrairo
All-rounders – N/A
Bowlers – MD Nidheesh, Vinoop Manoharan, Basil Thampi, Sudhesan Midhun, Sandeep Warrier
Kerala vs Jammu & Kashmir Squads –
Jammu & Kashmir – Abdul Samad, Adil Reshi, Bandeep Singh, Ram Dayal, Shubham Khajuria, Manzoor Dar, Mujtaba Yousuf, Parvez Rasool(c), Irfan Pathan, Shubham Pundir, Suryansh Raina, Owais Amin Shah, Sharur Dar, Umar Nazir Mir, Jatin Wadhwan, Waseem Raza
Kerala – Sachin Baby(c), Arun Karthik, KM Asif, Basil Thampi, Akshay Chandran, Vinoop Manoharan, Sudhesan Midhun, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Karaparambil Monish, MD Nidheesh, Rohan Prem, Ponnam Rahul, Sandeep Warrier, Jalaj Saxena, Vishnu Vinod