Uttar Pradesh will lock horns against Madhya Pradesh in the Preliminary Quarter-Final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021/22 on Sunday, 19th December at the KL Saini Ground, Jaipur.
Uttar Pradesh performed brilliantly to finish at the second spot in the Elite Group C with three wins in five matches. They were placed in a comparatively tough group but still managed a way out to make it to the knockout stage after defeating Haryana by 78 runs in the last group stage match.
On the other hand, Madhya Pradesh also punched above their weight in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021/22 as they stood at the second position in the Elite Group D points table with four wins in five outings. They defeated Chhattisgarh in their final group stage match by three runs to book their spot in the knockouts.
Uttar Pradesh vs Madhya Pradesh Match Details
Match: Uttar Pradesh vs Madhya Pradesh
Date and Time: 19th December, 9:00 AM IST
Venue: KL Saini Ground, Jaipur
Uttar Pradesh vs Madhya Pradesh Head to Head
Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have been at the neck of each other in the last five VHT meetings as both sides have managed to grab two victories with the other game ending in a tie. They last met in September 2018 where Uttar Pradesh emerged victorious with a five-wicket win.
Uttar Pradesh vs Madhya Pradesh Pitch Report
The wicket at the KL Saini Ground is a balanced one. It offers assistance to both aspects of the game. Batters would find it easier in the initial stages whereas the spinners would be effective as the game progresses.
Uttar Pradesh vs Madhya Pradesh Weather Report
The weather in Jaipur is expected to be sunny without any chances of rain. The temperature at the venue might hover around 21 degrees celsius.
Uttar Pradesh vs Madhya Pradesh Probable Playing XI
Uttar Pradesh: Madhav Kaushik, Aryan Juyal(w), Shivam Sharma(c), Sameer Choudhary, Karan Sharma, Akshdeep Nath, Ankit Rajpoot, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Sameer Rizvi, Yash Dayal
Madhya Pradesh: Abhishek Bhandari(w), Rajat Patidar, Shubham Sharma, Aditya Shrivastava(c), Venkatesh Iyer, Mihir Hirwani, Siddharth Patidar, Puneet Datey, Avesh Khan, Parth Sahani, Kumar Kartikeya
Uttar Pradesh vs Madhya Pradesh D11 Team
Abhishek Bhandari, Rajat Patidar, Rinku Singh, Madhav Kaushik, Venkatesh Iyer(C), Shubham Sharma, Akshdeep Nath(VC), Shivam Mavi, Avesh Khan, Mihir Hirwani, Yash Dayal