Nellai Royal Kings face Ruby Trichy Warriors in the 19th match of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2022 on Friday, July 15, at the SNR College Cricket Ground, Coimbatore from 7:15 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).  

Nellai Royal Kings are unbeaten this season and currently atop the TNPL 2022 points table with 10 points from five wins. Apart from the first match against the Super Gillies, the hosts have been the far superior side in this tournament. The Royal Kings beat IDream Tiruppur Tamizhans by six wickets with 27 balls to spare in their last match.

Ruby Trichy Warriors won their opening match of the TNPL season against the Dindigul Dragons but have since lost three in a row. Lyca Kovai Kings comfortably got the better of the Warriors in their last match. Murali Vijay is currently their top run-getter and Ajay Krishna is currently their top wicket-taker in TNPL 2022. The Warriors are currently seventh in the points table this season.

Nellai Royal Kings vs Ruby Trichy Warriors Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Nellai Royal Kings: 1.61, Ruby Trichy Warriors: 2.28 

1xBet odds: Nellai Royal Kings: 1.56, Ruby Trichy Warriors: 2.41

Betwinner odds: Nellai Royal Kings: 1.56, Ruby Trichy Warriors: 2.41

Bet365 odds: Nellai Royal Kings: 1.61, Ruby Trichy Warriors: 2.30

10CRIC odds: Nellai Royal Kings: 1.61, Ruby Trichy Warriors: 2.28

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Nellai Royal Kings vs Ruby Trichy Warriors head-to-head

Nellai Royal Kings have a slight edge in this head-to-head, winning three of the five matches against the Warriors.

Ruby Trichy Warriors beat the Royal Kings last season by 74 runs thanks to top performances from Amit Sathvik and M Mathivannan.

Nellai Royal Kings vs Ruby Trichy Warriors probable playing XI

Nellai Royal Kings: NS Harish, Laxmesha Suryaprakash, Baba Aparajith, Sanjay Yadav, Baba Indrajith (captain & wicket-keeper), G Ajitesh, M Rooban Raj, Jitendra Kumar, M Shajahan, V Athisayaraj Davidson, K Easwaran.

Ruby Trichy Warriors: Amit Sathvik (wicket-keeper), S Santosh Shiv, Nidhish Rajagopal, Murali Vijay, N Niranjan, Akash Sumra, Gokul Moorthi, M Mathivannan, R Ganesh, Ajay Krishna, Rahil Shah (captain).

Nellai Royal Kings vs Ruby Trichy Warriors top picks

Nellai Royal Kings: Sanjay Yadav is the top pick in the encounter. The 27-year-old has scored 219 runs at an average of 109.50 in five matches and a strike-rate of 192.10 in TNPL 2022. The all-rounder has also taken five wickets at an economy rate of 7.77 this season. 

Ruby Trichy Warriors: Murali Vijay is the player to watch out for from the visitors. The experienced batter has scored 103 runs in three matches at a strike-rate of 160.93 this season. His 35-ball 61 in the last match enabled the Warriors to post a respectable total on the scoreboard.    

Nellai Royal Kings vs Ruby Trichy Warriors Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 prediction 

Nellai Royal Kings have the edge in this encounter considering their unbeaten run in TNPL 2022.

Ruby Trichy Warriors have had a poor start to the season but have beaten the Royal Kings twice in TNPL. They could pose a challenge to the hosts in this match.

Nellai Royal Kings vs Ruby Trichy Warriors Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 29°C

Precipitation: 33%

Humidity: 74%

Wind: 12 km/h