VID vs KER: The first semifinal of Ranji Trophy 2018-19 between Vidarbha and Kerala is scheduled from 24th January 2019. The match will start at 4:00 AM GMT, 9:30 AM IST. The venue of the match is at Krishnagiri Stadium, Wayanad, Kerala.
Vidarbha booked a place for semi-final after defeating Uttarakhand by an innings and 115 runs in the first quarter-final played at Nagpur. Kerala secured their maiden semi-final birth after a thumping 113 runs win over Gujarat in the fourth quarter-final. Hence in this semifinal VID vs KER, it is predicted that Vidarbha will win against Kerala.
VID vs KER Playing XI
Vidarbha Playing XI: Akshay Wadkar, Wasim Jaffer, Faiz Fazal (c), Ganesh Satish, Sanjay Ramaswamy, Mohit Kale, Aditya Sarwate, Umesh Yadav, Akshay Wakhare, Rajneesh Gurbani, Suniket Bingewar
Kerala Playing XI: Mohammed Azharuddin, Sachin Baby (c), Sanju Samson, Ponnam Rahul, Vishnu Vinod, Jalaj Saxena, Vinoop Manoharan, Sandeep Warrier, Basil Thampi, MD Nidheesh, Sijomon Joseph
VID vs KER Team Squads
Vidarbha Team: Faiz Fazal(c), Sanjay Ramaswamy, Wasim Jaffer, Ganesh Satish, Mohit Kale, Akshay Wadkar(w), Aditya Sarwate, Akshay Wakhare, Suniket Bingewar, Umesh Yadav, Rajneesh Gurbani, Atharwa Taide, Apoorv Wankhade, Aditya Thakare, Akshay Karnewar, Siddhesh Wath
Kerala Team: Ponnam Rahul, Mohammed Azharuddeen(w), Sijomon Joseph, Vinoop Manoharan, Sachin Baby(c), Sanju Samson, Vishnu Vinod, Jalaj Saxena, Basil Thampi, MD Nidheesh, Sandeep Warrier, Arun Karthik, KC Akshay, Rohan Prem, Akshay Chandran, Vasudevan Arundhadi Jagadeesh