FANTASY Dashboard Match 39 - FanCode ECS Germany Krefeld
MATCH 39 (ECS21.378) BONN BLUE STAR (BBS) v DÜSSELDORF BLACKCAPS (DB) 1230 GMT | 1430 CET | 1800 IST
BSS Last Five Matches: W NR W W W (Avg Score For 111, Avg Score Against 81)
DB Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 74)
BONN BLUE STAR (BBS)
Captain: Khurram Ilyas
Wicketkeeper: Zaheer Abbas
Projected Top Four: Zaheer Abbas, Dilshan Rajudeen, Sahir Naqash, Naeem Akhtar
Projected Opening Bowlers: Ranjith Singh, Haron Khan
Spin Options: Jawad Azizi, Dilshan Rajudeen, Bryan Rattan, Karanjit Brar
BONN BLUE STAR Key Players:
Dilshan Rajudeen, former national team player, all-time leading run scorer for Bonn Blue Star, has looked in prime form and is BBS leading run scorer with 158 runs from five innings at an average of 79 and strike rate of 176, bagging three man of the match awards in the process.
Zaheer Abbas, hard hitting opening batsman, has consistently provided good starts amassing 85 runs from five innings, has scored over 70 percent of his runs in boundaries.
Haron Khan, the hat-trick hero, bowls with good pace and extracts decent bounce from the pitch, returned figures of 3-13 against Koln CC, is also top wicket taker for BBS with six scalps to his name.
Ranjith Singh, another former national team player, all-time leading wicket taker for BBS picking up 64 wickets, has picked up four wickets so far with best figures of 2-10 against DSS on Tuesday.
DÜSSELDORF BLACKCAPS (DB)
Captain: Venkat Ganesan
Wicketkeeper: Niraj Patel
Projected Top Four: Venkat Ganesan, Kashif Shahab, Oascoroni Ahamed, Nilay Patel
Projected Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Raheel, Abdulmajeed Ahmadzai
Spin Options: Neeraj Sharma, Venkat Ganesan
DÜSSELDORF BLACKCAPS Key Players:
Venkat Ganesan, Captain of Germany, solid opening batsman, loves playing the pull shot, is also a handy off spinner, has got starts but failed to convert them into big scores, made a significant contribution with the ball on Saturday returning figures of 4-7.
Oascoroni Ahamed, big hitter and excellent swing bowler, can clear the fence with ease and boasts previous first class cricket experience in Bangladesh, top scorer for Dusseldorf mustering 146 runs from six matches including a man of the match performance of 16-ball 51 vs Koln CC.
Kashif Shahab, reliable all-rounder and all-time club leading wicket taker, contributed with bat and ball in the opening match scoring 23 off 14 balls and picking up 3-15 to bag a deserved man of the match award, is leading the wicket taking charts for DB picking up nine wickets at an economy rate of 5.41, has also racked up 82 runs from six innings.
Nilay Patel, stroke maker and gun fielder, loves playing the lofted drive, is the key man in the middle overs, has racked up 91 runs from six matches and is the second highest run scorer for DB.
This is definitely the most even of the matchups on Day 10. BBS have firepower at the top of the order to challenge DB who will be eyeing top spot in the group in order to set up, in theory, an easier quarter-final.
Match Prediction: Dusseldorf Blackcaps to rack up a sixth win.
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