The most-watched Indian domestic cricket tournament will be beginning in a week’s time. 12th edition of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is scheduled from 10th to 31st of January, 2021. Likewise, last season, all 38 domestic teams of India will be taking part in the tournament, this year as well. In addition, they will be playing a total of 102 t20 matches throughout the competition.
Specifically talking about Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy team Karnataka, then they are the defending champions. Karnataka cricket team squad won the tournament, not only in 2019 but in 2018 as well. They successfully defended their title last time and would hope to do the same once more. However, they have to climb a huge mountain, yet again.
As soon as the tournament begins, its live streaming will be available on Star Sports Network, along with the Disney+ Hotstar app. Furthermore, you can keep check of the live scores from our website as well.
In this article, we will talk about Karnataka Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team 2021 in detail. Apart from that, you will also see their complete players list at the end.
Karnataka Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Team 2021
Firstly, the Karnataka cricket team squad will begin their campaign against Jammu & Kashmir. The match will be played at KSCA Cricket ground at Alur, on the 10th of January. Moreover, rest of the teams in Karnataka’s group are Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Railways, and Tripura.
Undeniably there’s only one way for the teams to qualify for the knockouts, and that is to finish at the top 2 spots in their group. Karnataka Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team has undoubtedly all the talent in the world to make it to the knockouts. They have a very compact batting lineup and a good bowling attack. But, at the same time, they have to perform well in order to qualify.
Apart from that, Motera Stadium in Hyderabad will host all the finals of the tournament.
Karnataka Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Players List
Karnataka cricket team squad has one of the best teams in the tournament. Firstly, we have the Indian test cricketer, Karun Nair, as the captain. The role of vice-captain will be served by Pavan Deshpande. Apart from them, Karnataka has many quality players like Shreyas Gopal, Devdutt Padikkal, Krishnappa Gowtham, and more.
Indeed, they have a chance to defend their title for the second time, but only time will tell.
Following is the complete Karnataka Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Players List, along with their playing roles.
- Karun Nair (Captain/Top-order batsman)
- Pavan Deshpande (Vice-captain/All-rounder)
- Manoj Bhandage (Right-arm medium-fast)
- MB Darshan (Right-arm medium)
- Praveen Duby (Legbreak googly)
- Shreyas Gopal (legbreak)
- Krishnappa Gowtham (Bowling all-rounder)
- Shubhang Hegde (All-rounder)
- Prateek Jain (Left-arm medium)
- Aniruddha Joshi (Right-arm offbreak)
- Rohan Kadam (Left-hand bat)
- Vasuki Koushik (Right-arm medium)
- Abhimanyu Mithun (Right-arm medium)
- Rohit More (Right-arm medium)
- Devdutt Padikkal (Top-order batsman)
- Prasidh Krishna (Right-arm medium-fast)
- BR Sharath (Wicket-keeper batsman)
- Krishnan Shrijith (Wicket-keeper batsman)
- Krishna murthy Siddharth (Right-hand bat)
- Jagadeesha Suchith (Slow left-arm orthodox)