FANTASY Dashboard Match 39 - FanCode ECS Malta
MATCH 39 (ECS21.474) SWIEQI UNITED (SWU) v OVERSEAS (OVR) 1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST
SWU Last Five Matches: L L L W L (Avg Score For 77, Avg Score Against 97)
OVR Last Five Matches: W L L W W (Avg Score For 107, Avg Score Against 86)
Captain: Anil Qadir
Wicketkeeper: Anil Qadir
Projected Top Four: Imran Ameer, Anil Qadir, Arshad Ali, Ijaz Hussain
Projected Opening Bowlers: Umar Khan, Bilal Khan
Spin Options: Imran Ameer
SWIEQI UNITED Key Players:
Anil Qadir, captain, can be a game changer with his six hitting abilities, racked up 45 runs from five innings.
Imran Ameer, experienced opening batsman, has played domestic cricket in Pakistan, top scorer for SWU with 93 runs from five matches including a fifty. Also a good spinner and has chipped in with a wicket as well.
Bilal Khan, right-arm medium fast bowler, has good control over the ball, was leading wicket taker for his side last year in the Malta summer league. Has been economical with the ball picking up six wickets and is leading the wicket-taking charts for SWU, has mustered 50 runs with the bat.
Aqeel Raza, right arm fast bowler, has been impressive with the ball picking up five wickets in six matches.
Captain: Jurg Hirschi
Wicketkeeper: Sean Byrne
Projected Top Four: Jaz Cable, Heinrich Gericke, Andy Naudi, Sean Byrne
Projected Opening Bowlers: David Marks, Luke Bradley
Spin Options: Jurg Hirschi, Callum Burke, Andrew Naudi, Jack Barritt
OVERSEAS Key Players:
Jurg Hirschi, right-arm leg-spinner, unorthodox but highly effective, joint leading wicket taker in December 2020 with 10 scalps. Has picked up NINE wickets in six games with a best return of 4-13.
Andy Naudi, top run scorer for Overseas amassing 224 runs in nine knocks last year, hit the most fours in the tournament - 24. Also chipped in with eight wickets. Hasn’t been at his best with the bat this tournament but has contributed with the ball picking up four wickets in five matches.
Heinrich Gericke, the right handed batsman has been in good touch scoring 46 runs in two innings at a staggering strike rate of 307 including SIX huge maximos.
Swieqi United will hope to nail down a quarter-final spot by claiming a win against Overseas, who are much-improved from last season. SWU may even reach the last eight with two narrow defeats, while Overseas look certain to finish in second spot behind all-conquering Super Kings.
Match Prediction: Overseas (OVR) to win at a canter.