KER vs JHA: Jharkhand started the Syed Mushtaq Ali 2019 campaign with 3 runs win over Delhi and went on to register victories in first four games. In the last encounter against Andhra, they fell short by 3 runs and were bowled out for 176 runs while chasing 179 runs target and encountered their first defeat of the season. They would be looking to bounce back from the defeat and finish off the round fixtures on a winning note.
Kerala registered a massive 10 wickets win over Nagaland in their last encounter. While chasing a low total of 104 runs, both the openers Vishnu Vinod (53* of 38) and Rohan Kunnummal (51* of 36) slammed the fifties to chase down the target in 12.2 overs.
Kerala vs Jharkhand Playing 11:
Wicketkeeper- Mohammed Azharuddin
Batsmen- Arun Karthik, Sachin Baby (c), Vishnu Vinod, Rohan Kunnummal, Salman Nizar
All-rounder- Vinoop Manoharan
Bowlers- MD Nidheesh, Basil Thampi, Sandeep Warrier, Sudhesan Midhun
Wicketkeeper- Ishan Kishan (c)
Batsmen- Virat Singh, Ishank Jaggi, Saurabh Tiwary, Kumar Deobrat
All-rounder- Anand Singh, Anukul Roy
Bowlers- Rahul Shukla, Monu Kumar, Varun Aaron, Shahbaz Nadeem
Kerala vs Jharkhand Squads:
Karaparambil Monish, Basil Thampi, Sachin Baby (c), Akshay Chandran, Arun Karthik, Jalaj Saxena, Rohan Prem, Sandeep Warrier, Vinoop Manoharan, MD Nidheesh, Salman Nizar, Mohammed Azharuddeen (wk), Vishnu Vinod (wk), Rohan Kunnummal, Daryl Ferrario, Ponnam Rahul, KM Asif, Sudhesan Midhun
Shahbaz Nadeem, Varun Aaron, Ishan Kishan (c & wk), Saurabh Tiwary, Ishank Jaggi, Rahul Shukla, Ajay Yadav, Kumar Deobrat, Anand Singh, Monu Kumar, Virat Singh, Vikash Singh, Anukul Roy, Utkarsh Singh, Nazim Siddiqui