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FanCode ECS Germany, Krefeld, 2021

FANTASY Dashboard Match 16 - FanCode ECS Germany Krefeld

MATCH 16 (ECS21.355) AACHEN RISING STARS (ARS) v KÖLN CHALLENGERS (KCH) 1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 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 rack up a fifth win.

 

 

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