FANTASY Dashboard Match 15 - FanCode ECS Germany Krefeld
MATCH 15 (ECS21.354) AACHEN RISING STARS (ARS) v KÖLN CHALLENGERS (KCH) 1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST
ARS Last Five Matches: L W W W (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 97)
KCH Last Five Matches: L L L L (Avg Score For 57, Avg Score Against 108)
AACHEN RISING STARS (ARS)
Captain: Varun Reddy
Wicketkeeper: Sagar Kataria
Projected Top Four: Varun Reddy, Sagar Kataria, Faheem Jan, Gulistan Muhammad
Projected Opening Bowlers: Ahmad Shirzad, Faheem Jan
Spin Options: Varun Reddy, Dhaval Goyani, Asif Rauf
AACHEN RISING STARS Key Players:
Sagar Kataria, classy batsman, very consistent, leading run scorer for the club last year, scored a well compiled 55 with shots all around the park against BUB on Wednesday earning the man of the match award.
Faheem Jan, all-rounder, can swing the ball both ways and hit a long ball when needed, mustered an unbeaten 35 vs MSF to take his side home.
Ahmad Shirzad, left-arm fast bowler with the ability to swing the ball both ways, can clock very high speeds when in good rhythm, leads the ARS bowling attack picking up two wickets at an economy rate of seven.
Varun Reddy, captain, will open the innings for his side, a good timer of the ball and bowls some tidy off-spin, top scorer in the tournament so far with 131 runs from four matches.
KÖLN CHALLENGERS (KCH)
Captain: Vijay Rathnavel
Wicketkeeper: Vijay Rathnavel
Projected Top Four: Sriram Gurumurthy, Ayush Sharma, Rohit Narayanan, Vijay Rathnavel
Projected Opening Bowlers: Nikhil Patil, Aravind Muthusubramanian
Spin Options: Sriram Gurumurthy
KÖLN CHALLENGERS Key Players:
Sriram Gurumurthy, considered an elegant slogger by his teammates, he will have the responsibility of providing KCH with quick starts, has picked up three wickets from four matches.
Nikhil Patil, top wicket taker for KCH picking up six wickets from four matches with a best return of 3-13.
Aravind Muthusubramanian, good consistent bowler who has the canny knack of picking up wickets, scalped two wickets from two games on Monday.
Aachen Rising Stars have won three in a row and look set to keep the momentum going against a Koln Challengers side that have struggled in all facets of the game. ARS will aim for big wins in order to boost their NRR to finish ahead of VfB Gelsenkirchen at number two in the standings.
Match Prediction: Aachen Rising Stars (ARS) to win at a canter.
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