Introducing Pakistanska Forening (PF) FanCode ECS Sweden Stockholm
FanCode ECS Sweden Stockholm provides an opportunity for ten teams to showcase their skills, contesting 48 games over 12 days. Every game will be live streamed worldwide on the European Cricket Network and on FanCode - a multi-sport aggregator platform, from the house of Dream Sports for the Indian Sub-Continent.
Pakistanska Forening were one of the most dominant sides at Dream11 European Cricket Series Stockholm 2020 going unbeaten to lift the first ever ECS tournament in Sweden. PF also won the Swedish Superettan One Day Series in 2018 and boast of winning a record three consecutive SCF One Day Championship back in 2003, 2004 and 2005. However, PF may not be as strong as they were previously as a few of their star players have moved onto pastures new. That said, PF will still be favourites to make the running in Group A.
Regular Captain: Bilal Muhammad
Regular Wicketkeeper: Usama Chaudhry
Likely Top 4 Batting Order: Imam Din, Faraan Chaudhry, Sameer Ali Khan, Muhammad Vajjih Ali
Likely Opening Bowlers: Bilal Muhammad, Khalil Jalali
Spin Option(s): Sameer Ali Khan, Waqar Hassan
Sameer Ali Khan, MVP last term, the right hander racked up 106 runs in five innings in the previous edition and was the joint highest wicket taker for PF with EIGHT scalps. Has scored 57 runs in four games and has picked up a couple of wickets as well.
Bilal Muhammad, captain, medium pacer, was leading wicket taker for PF last summer with EIGHT wickets to his name at an economy rate of just 5.75. Has scalped FIVE wickets at an economy of 5.14 and a best return of 2-5 this term.
Faraan Chaudhry played for Alby Zalmi last term racking up 94 runs from five innings. Has been selected for the Swedish U19 team. Is currently the top run scorer with 72 runs from four matches.
Muhammad Vajjih Ali, returned man of the match performance of a 17-ball 32 vs STO in the second game to take his side to eighth consecutive wins.