FANTASY Dashboard Match 13 - FanCode ECS Germany Krefeld
MATCH 13 (ECS21.352) MSC FRANKFURT (MSF) v VFB GELSENKIRCHEN (VG) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
MSF Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 119, Avg Score Against 69)
VG Last Five Matches: W W W L (Avg Score For 86, Avg Score Against 67)
MSC FRANKFURT (MSF)
Captain: Sekandar Khan
Wicketkeeper: Habib Rahman
Projected Top Four: Adel Khan, Shahid Afridi, Sekandar Khan, Nafees Buttar
Projected Opening Bowlers: Waheed Ahmed, Shahid Afridi
Spin Options: Adel Khan, Nafees Buttar
MSC FRANKFURT Key Players:
Shahid Afridi, hard hitting opening batsman, has mustered 95 runs from four innings at a strike rate of 279, scored a blistering 10-ball 41* on Tuesday to take his side to victory, has bagged two man of the match awards as well.
Adel Khan, second highest run scorer with 114 runs to his name. Racked up an unbeaten 63 off 32 balls in the first match, has also picked up five wickets.
Nafees Buttar, left-arm off-spinner, very accurate with his line and length, has scalped four wickets from four matches at an economy rate of just 6.95. Returned impressive figures of 3-6 in the second match, scored a blistering 11-ball 32* to earn himself a man of the match award vs KCH.
Qader Khan has been impressive with the ball picking up seven wickets so far at an economy rate of 6.88 and a best return of 3-13. He is the leading wicket taker in the tournament so far.
VFB GELSENKIRCHEN (VG)
Captain: Swapnil Varhade
Wicketkeeper: Swapnil Varhade
Projected Top Four: Swapnil Varhade, Phanish Rachuru, Arfan Malik, Sahalom Dhaly
Projected Opening Bowlers: Arfan Malik, Shrutarv Awasthi
Spin Options: Shahidullah Arman, Vignaesh Sankaran, Anil Kavi
VFB GELSENKIRCHEN Key Players:
Shahidullah Arman has been mighty good with the ball scalping five wickets conceding at just 4.28 runs per over, with best figures of 2-9 against BUB.
Shrutarv Awasthi will lead the VG bowling attack, has the ability to swing the ball and hits good lengths and areas consistently.
Swapnil Varhade, captain, plays the anchor role holding the innings together, giving others the freedom to play dynamic innings, mustered a 27-ball 47 against BUB on Tuesday to bag his first man of the match award.
Sahalom Dhaly impressed with both bat and ball on Monday scoring 65 runs from three innings, and has picked up four wickets. He also bagged back-to-back man-of-the-match awards for his significant contributions.
VfB Gelsenkirchen made an impressive start to their campaign with three straight wins but lost to BUB in their last game which was a huge reality check. Facing a tough double-header against German powerhouse MSC Frankfurt, VG will have to take their game to another level in order to compete.
Match Prediction: MSC Frankfurt (MSF) to edge a narrow win.
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