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FanCode ECS Germany, Krefeld, 2021

FANTASY Dashboard Match 41 - FanCode ECS Germany Krefeld

QUARTER FINAL 1 - MATCH 41 (ECS21.380) MSC FRANKFURT (MSF) v BAYER UERDINGEN WOLVES (BUW) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST

MSF Last Five Matches: L W W W W (Avg Score For 112, Avg Score Against 74) 

BUW Last Five Matches: W L NR L L (Avg Score For 91, Avg Score Against 107) 

 

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 168 runs from five innings at a strike rate of 290, has bagged three man of the match awards as well.

Adel Khan, joint highest run scorer with 168 runs to his name. Racked up an unbeaten 63 off 32 balls in the first match, has also picked up six wickets.

Nafees Buttar, left-arm off-spinner, very accurate with his line and length, has scalped seven wickets from eight matches at an economy rate of just 6.35. 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, racking up a total of 87 runs from five innings.

Qader Khan has been impressive with the ball picking up 10 wickets so far at an economy rate of seven and a best return of 3-13. He is the leading wicket taker for MSF.



BAYER UERDINGEN WOLVES (BUW)

Captain: Waqas Fatmi

Wicketkeeper: Humayun Butt

Projected Top Four: Waqas Fatmi, Muhammad Asif, Humayun Butt, Shamil Niyas

Projected Opening Bowlers: Taha Hassan, Nasib Khushdel

Spin Options: Raj Bhushan, Zain Alam, Abdul Haseeb

 

BAYER UERDINGEN WOLVES Players:

Humayun Butt is a clean striker of the ball and likes to go hard straight down the ground. Top scorer for BUW racking up 193 runs at a strike rate of 174 including a man of the match performance of 54 off 23 balls.

Taha Hassan, right arm medium fast bowler, bowls tight lines, is top wicket taker for BUW picking up eight victims with best figures of 3-17.

Waqas Fatmi, captain, muscular opening batsman who likes to hit the ball hard and long, has racked up 149 runs from eight innings including eight maximos and a man of the match performance of unbeaten 67 from 32 balls.

Shamil Niyas, hard hitting opening batsman who loves to hit lofted shots and is good at flicking the ball off his pads. hit form with an unbeaten 48 off just 19 balls has mustered a total of 107 runs at a strike rate of 198 including 11 HUGE maximos - the most by any BUW batsman.



MSC Frankfurt will be overwhelming favourites after topping their group with seven wins in eight games. Co-hosts BUW did show some improvement during the group stages, but this is likely to be a bridge too far against the ECS Frankfurt champions.

 

Match Prediction: MSC Frankfurt (MSF) to win comfortably and move into the semis.

 

 

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