Raina will lead India Green © Getty Images
Raina will lead India Green © Getty Images

After a gigantic 170-run victory over India Green, India Red are all set to take on India Blue in the second match of Duleep Trophy 2017. The live telecast of Duleep Trophy is available on Star Sports, it will be streamed live on their official website. You can watch it on iPhone, iPad, PC and Android smartphones using the Hotstar app. Star holds the global rights for all Indian home matches which include domestic ties. This will be a must-win for both sides to secure their spot for the final.

India Red are a combined unit of  balanced batting and bowling talents. They dominated India Green in both innings with the bat, posting 300-plus totals each time. They also managed to bundle their opponents for as low a score as 157, which earned them the first-innings lead and helped them win the match by a big margin despite India Green’s impressive 305 in the second innings. Brimming with confidence, they will not let India Blue rest and fight for direct qualification to final with dominant performance and the second victory on the trot. Captain Dinesh Karthik and Priyank Panchal will be the batsmen to watch out for, while Karn Sharma, Krishnappa Gowtham and Siddharth Kaul can be lethal with the ball.

However, India Blue will not be an easy opponent for them to beat. Skipper Suresh Raina is eager to make a case with his performance, searching a spot in the Indian XI. Apart from him, Manoj Tiwary and Ishan Kishan will be the star batsmen. Among the bowlers, Ankit Rajpoot and Jaydev Unadkat will be in limelight.