FanCode ECS Germany, Kiel, 2021

Introducing First Contact (FCT) FanCode ECS Germany Kiel

10 top teams from Northern Germany feature over 12 days in 48 high-intensity T10 matches. Every game will be live streamed worldwide on the European Cricket Network and on FanCode - a multi-sport aggregator platform, from the house of Dream Sports for the Indian Sub-continent.

Founded in 2017, First Contact will travel from nearby Hamburg on their quest for success at FanCode ECS Germany Kiel. All-time leading wicket taker Muhammad Sharif Safi heads the bowling attack, while record run scorer Muhammad Akbar Jabarkhel will carry First Contact hopes with the bat. Leading all-rounder Salman Haider can contribute with the bat and his canny leg breaks are to be respected.


Captain: Muhammad Sharif Safi

Wicketkeeper: Muhammad Akbar Jabarkhel

Likely Top 4 Batting Order: Muhammad Akbar Jabarkhel, Imran Khan, Zakirullah Zakhil, Salman Haider, Shoukat Ali

Likely Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Sharif Safi

Spin Option(s): Salman Haider, Nasrallah Amla 



Zahir Shah Zakhil - key all-rounder instrumental in FCT debut victory.

Abdulrahman Amarkhail - four wicket burst on way to the knockout stages.


Tune into the live action from Kiel from Monday to Saturday from * 0700 GMT * 0900 CEST * 1230 IST.