Srinagar, February 11: Unbeaten Jammu and Kashmir will host strong Haryana side tomorrow at GGM Science College ground, Jammu in the last group-stage match of Ranji Trophy.
The table-toppers will be in search of first-innings lead to ensrue they make it to the top-eight of the tournament. Even exceeded the same would be enough for them to go through.
However, Haryana, who bagged an easy win in last match, will be looking to finish the tournament on a high note. They have had failures as well as some good matches so far, making them an uncertain team.
There is no dearth of talent when it comes to the visiting side though how they manage the Jammu conditions will be interesting to see. For J&K, the trick will be to continue the good momentum and go to the match with an aggressive approach.
With a big win in the last encounter, the Parvez Rasool-led side is expected to go with the same bunch of players in this match as well. Nonetheless, to manage workload, Umar Nazir, the pace-bowling spearhead, might be rested, giving young Mujtaba Yousuf an opportunity to make his debut.