Dindigul Dragons vs Chepauk Super Gillies: August 13, TNPL 2021 Prediction
August 13, 2021 12:00 pm
Chennai will be the host venue for Dindigul Dragons vs Chepauk Super Gillies in qualifier 2 of Tamil Nadu Premier League 2021 on August 13. In this article, we preview the match and predict the outcome that will help decide which of these teams will face Ruby Trichy Warriors in the final on August 15.
Match Predictions and Team Previews
Dindigul Dragons and Chepauk Super Gillies last met in match 19 of TNPL 2021 in Chennai on 1 August. In that game, CSG batted first and got off to a good start with a 73-run opening stand before Kaushik Gandhi got out in the eighth over. Thereafter, the scoring rate fell and with a regular fall of wickets, CSG were restricted to 159/7 in their allotted overs. Kaushik Gandhi made a top score with his 45 from 31 balls while Narayan Jagadeesan (40) and U Sasidev (29) were the other contributors. For Dragons, M Silambarasan took 2/18 to emerge the most impressive bowler, while R Suthesh, L Vignesh and RS Mokit Hariharan took one wicket each.
When Dragons replied, they lost an early wicket when S Arun got out in the fifth over. Then came a 50-run second-wicket stand between C Hari Nishanth and R Srinivasan. But once Nishanth was out in the 12th over, Dragons lost a flurry of wickets to be reduced to 109/6 in 16 overs. The CSG bowlers turned the screws and Dragons could score no more than 135/8, handing CSG a 24-run win. C Hari Nishanth was the top scorer for Dragons with 39 from 31 balls while Srinivasan made 24 from 25. R Sai Kishore who took 4/30 was CSG’s best bowler while Sandeep Warrier and S Harish Kumar took one wicket each.
CSG have won four and lost three of their last eight matches, while DD have won five and lost three of their last eight matches, including a win over Lyca Kovai Kings in the eliminator on August 11.
DD: S Lokeshwar, C Hari Nishanth, K Mani Bharathi, R Srinivasan, R Vivek, RS Mokit Hariharan, S Swaminathan, R Suthesh, M Silambarasan, Gurjapneet Singh, L Vignesh.
CSG: Gandhi, Jagadeesan, Radhakrishnan, Sasidev, Sai Kishore, Sathish, Harish Kumar, Yadav, Manimaran, Siddharth, Dev Rahul.
Gillies have won three and lost two of their last five matches versus Dragons.
In our DD vs CSG match prediction of qualifier 2, we believe that Gillies will beat Dragons on 13 August to enter the final of TNPL 2021.
Dragons vs Gillies Betting
Betting odds favour Chepauk Super Gillies to prevail over Dindigul Dragons in qualifier 2 of TNPL 2021 on 13 August.
Gillies have enjoyed the edge over Dragons in the last few years, and we expect them to continue in the same vein when the sides meet in the qualifier on 13 August.