Karnataka will be hosting Saurashtra in the elite Group A match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on October 12, 2019. Karnataka are currently placed on the top of the table with 20 points. They have recorded five wins in the six games they played. On the other hand, Saurashtra are placed on the 13th position with eight points. They have registered two wins and four losses in their six games. In their previous clash, Karnataka had a comfortable 41 runs win against Saurashtra.
Karnataka defeated Mumbai by nine runs in their previous encounter this season. Skipper Manish Pandey (64 off 62) and opening batsmen KL Rahul (58 off 57) and D Padikkal (79 off 85) scored a half-century each for their side. Abhimanyu Mithun and Krishnappa Gowtham scalped three wickets each for the Karnataka side. Meanwhile, Saurashtra incurred 130-run loss against Jharkhand in their last encounter. Dharmendrasinh Jadeja and Jaydev Unadkat picked three wickets each for Saurashtra.
Karnataka: Manish Pandey (c), KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Pavan Deshpande, Praveen Dubey, Shreyas Gopal, Krishnappa Gowtham, V Koushik, Abhimanyu Mithun, Ronit More, Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna, Abhishek Reddy, Srinivas Sharath, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, Jagadeesha Suchith
Saurashtra: Jaydev Unadkat (c), Arpit Vasavada, Agnivesh Ayachi, Himalaya Barad, Jay Chauhan, Rajdeep Darbar, Harvik Desai, Sheldon Jackson, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Vishvaraj Jadeja, Chirag Jani, Kamlesh Makvana, Prerak Mankad, Kushang Patel, Hardik Rathod, Samarth Vyas
Wicketkeeper: Sheldon Jackson
Batsmen: Manish Pandey, Devdutt Padikkal, KL Rahul, Karun Nair
All-rounder: Krishnappa Gowtham, Kamlesh Makvana
Bowlers: Abhimanyu Mithun, V Koushik, Jaydev Unadkat, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja