Salem Spartans play Ruby Trichy Warriors in the 24th match of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2022 on Thursday, July 21, at Salem Cricket Foundation Ground in Salem from 7:15 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Salem Spartans are currently at the bottom of the TNPL 2022 points table with five straight losses. The hosts lost to Chepauk Super Gillies by seven wickets in their previous game. Hari Gopinath scored 42 runs while Ravi Karthikeyan picked 1/13 with the ball for the Spartans. The Murugan Ashwin-led were restricted to 113/6 in their 20 overs. The Super Gillies chased the target down with 37 balls to spare.
Ruby Trichy Warriors lost their last league match to Nellai Royal Kings by 66 runs. Murali Vijay scored 121 of 66 balls for the Warriors while Rahil Shah picked 1/13 with the ball. The visitors are seventh on the table having won one out of their five games in the TNPL.
Salem Spartans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Salem Spartans: 2.33, Ruby Trichy Warriors: 1.56
1xBet odds: Salem Spartans: 2.04, Chepauk Super Gillies: 1.572
Betwinner odds: Salem Spartans: 2.42, Chepauk Super Gillies: 1.565
10CRIC odds: Salem Spartans: 2.37, Chepauk Super Gillies: 1.57
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Salem Spartans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors head-to-head
Salem Spartans have won two while Ruby Trichy Warriors have won three in their five head-to-head encounters.
Ruby Trichy Warriors have won all their last three head-to-head encounters against Salem Spartans.
Salem Spartans last beat Ruby Trichy Warriors way back in 2017.
Salem Spartans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors probable playing XI
Salem Spartans: S Abhishek, H Gopinath, R Kavin (wicket-keeper), S Ganesh, Daryl Ferrario, Ravi Karthikeyan, Jafar Jamal, Murugan Ashwin (captain), M Ganesh Moorthi, G Kishoor, Ganeshan Periyswamy.
Ruby Trichy Warriors: Amit Sathvik, Murali Vijay, Nidhish Rajagopal, Adithya Ganesh (wicket-keeper), Muhammad Adnan Khan, Antony Dhas, P Sarvana Kumar, Rahil Shah (captain), M Mathivannan, Ajay Krishna, M Poiyamozhi.
Salem Spartans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors top picks
Salem Spartans: G Kishoor will be the player to watch out for from the Salem Spartans. Kishoor has picked six wickets in four matches this season. The 22-year-old registered his best bowling figures of 3/39 against Siechem Madurai Panthers this season.
Ruby Trichy Warriors: Murali Vijay will be the top pick from the Ruby Trichy Warriors. The right-handed batter has scored 224 runs in four games this season at an average of 56. Vijay scored a hundred in the previous game for the warriors.
Salem Spartans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 prediction
Ruby Trichy Warriors will start as favourites against Salem Spartans. The warriors have a better head-to-head record against the Spartans.
The Salem Spartans have had a horrible season so far. The hosts have struggled with the bat and will face an uphill task against Ruby Trichy Warriors.
Salem Spartans vs Ruby Trichy Warriors Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 33°C
Wind: 5 km/h