Siechem Madurai Panthers play Lyca Kovai Kings in the eighth match of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2022 on Thursday, June 30, at NPR College Ground, Dindigul from 7:15 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).  

The hosts, Siechem Madurai Panthers, started the new season with a four-wicket win over defending champions Chepauk Super Gillies. L Kiran Akash and Balchander Anirudh were the top performers for the Panthers in that encounter. They are expected to field the same lineup against Lyca Kovai Kings.

M Shahrukh Khan-led Lyca Kovai Kings managed to put up 188 runs on the board in their first game of TNPL 2022. U Mukilesh and Suresh Kumar starred with the bat for the Kings. However, Dindigul Dragons pipped the Kings for the win in the final over of the run-chase. Lyca Kovai Kings are also expected to make no changes to their playing XI.

Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 odds

Parimatch odds: Siechem Madurai Panthers: 2.14, Lyca Kovai Kings: 1.66 

1xBet odds: Siechem Madurai Panthers: 2.31, Lyca Kovai Kings: 1.62

Betwinner odds: Siechem Madurai Panthers: 2.31, Lyca Kovai Kings: 1.62

Bet365 odds: Siechem Madurai Panthers: 2.30, Lyca Kovai Kings: 1.61

10CRIC odds: Siechem Madurai Panthers: 2.17, Lyca Kovai Kings: 1.67

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

Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings head-to-head

Lyca Kovai Kings have a slight edge in this head-to-head, winning three of the five completed matches against the Panthers.

Siechem Madurai Panthers won back-to-back games against the Kings back in TNPL 2018 in the second qualifier and the group-stage game in TNPL 2019.

Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings probable playing XI

Siechem Madurai Panthers: V Aaditya, Arun Karthik (wicket-keeper), Balchander Anirudh, NS Chaturved (captain), Jagatheesan Kousik, K Rajkumar, Varun Chakravarthy, Sunny Sandhu, Ragupathy Silambarasan, L Kiran Akash, Aushik Srinivas.

Lyca Kovai Kings: Ganga Sridhar Raju, Suresh Kumar (wicket-keeper), Sai Sudharsan, Shijit Chandran, U Mukilesh, M Shahrukh Khan, Mohan Abhinav, Ajith Ram, R Divakar, M Raja, Valliappan Yudheeswaran.

Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings top picks

Siechem Madurai Panthers: Balchander Anirudh is the top pick in this match. The left-hander started this season scoring an unbeaten 58 with included seven fours. He scored 190 runs at an average of 31.66 in TNPL 2021.

Lyca Kovai Kings: Sai Sudharsan scored 358 runs at an average of 71.60 and a strike-rate of 143.77 in TNPL 2021. The 20-year-old also scored 145 runs in five IPL 2022 matches.   

Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 prediction 

Lyca Kovai Kings have the edge in this encounter considering their head-to-head history against the Panthers. The visitors here are expected to bounce back and get their first win of the season.

Siechem Madurai Panthers have a difficult encounter ahead of them. However, the hosts are capable of producing a good performance.

Siechem Madurai Panthers vs Lyca Kovai Kings Tamil Nadu Premier League 2022 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 35°C

Precipitation: 18%

Humidity: 55%

Wind: 20 km/h