The encounter between Shivamogga Lions and Bijapur Bulls will witness the end of the league stages in the ongoing edition of the Karnataka Premier League. Bijapur Bulls haven’t had the best of the season, losing three out of five games this season. Shivamogga Lions, on the other hand, are placed at third spot, winning three games. With one game yet to be played, both teams will look to finish the league stages on high with Lions looking to move up on the points table and get an extra opportunity to enter the finals.
The afternoon matches this season haven’t faced a threat from the rain. All the five matches were completed without any rain interruptions. The forecast for Tuesday is the same as on the previous days, expecting it to rain from the afternoon.
Totals of 170 can be defendable during the afternoon matches going by the trend of the tournament. Chasing side lost by a narrow margin in two matches chasing 163 and 166 respectively. Scores of 162, 154 and 142 have been chased down comfortably.
Arjun Hoysala, Nihal Ullal, Rohit K, Pavan Deshpande, HS Sharath, Prithviraj Shekhawat, Abhimanyu Mithun (C), Nidhish M, Akshay Ballal, Manjunath SP, T Pradeep.
Bharath Chipli (C), Naveen MG, Rajoo Bhatkal, Jaswath Acharya, Suneel Raju, Bhareth NP, Chiranjeevi G (WK), Swapnil Yelave, KC Cariappa, Prateek Jain, Suraj Kamath.