GROUP C | MATCH 10(ECC21.058) ENGLAND XI (ENG XI) v GERMANY (GER) 1500 GMT | 1700 CET | 2030 IST
ENG XI Timeline: W W (Avg Score For 130, Avg Score Against 63)
GER Timeline: W L (Avg Score For 84, Avg Score Against 103)
ENGLAND XI (ENG XI)
Captain: Dan Lincoln
Wicketkeeper: Dan Lincoln, Alex Mellor
Projected Top Four: Dan Lincoln, Harrison Ward, Tom Bevan, Alex Mellor
Projected Opening Bowlers: Zum Ahktar, Andy Rishton, Richard Edwards
Spin Options: Euan Woods, Alex Russell, Sam Pearce, Max Uttley, Tom Bevan
Coach: Tom Lambert
ENGLAND XI Key Players:
Sam Pearce, Wales captain and bowling all-rounder, he represented Glamorgan in the T20 Blast this summer and Royal London One Day Cup. Pearce also led Wales to the semi-finals of the NCCA fifty-overs competition this summer. Picked up THREE wickets on Monday including a man of the match return of 2-4.
Dan Lincoln, skipper, wicketkeeper and a former professional footballer with Reading FC, he has played for Glamorgan and Kent in the last two years in county cricket and brings experience to this young side. Scored an unbeaten 26 off 10 balls vs Finland.
Euan Woods, a former England under-19 player who played in the ICC under-19 World Cup in 2018, Woods even has an ODI hundred for the England under-19 side. Returned impressive figures of 2-5 vs Germany on Monday.
Harrison Ward, the hard hitting left handed batsman plays for Sussex CCC. He finished top scorer for ENG XI on the opening day plundering 81 runs in two games at a strike rate of 270.
Alex Russell, hugely talented leg spinner,academy graduate at Gloucestershire CCC, top wicket taker for ENG XI on Monday scalping FOUR wickets at an ER of 4.71 including a best return of 3-4 vs GER.
Captain: Rohit Singh
Wicket Keeper: Husnain Kabeer
Projected Top Order: Yasub Muhammad, Shoaib Azam, Rohit Singh, Husnain Kabeer
Projected Opening Bowlers: Zadran Nasrullah, Shahir Malikzai
Spin Options: Abdul Shakoor Rahimzei
Coach: Steve Knox
GERMANY Key Players:
Shoaib Azam, reliable opening batter, led Kummerfelder Sportverein to victory at FanCode ECS Germany Kiel earlier this year, scoring 248 runs in 11 games at a SR of 194. He can also roll his arm over and chip in with a few wickets.
Rohit Singh, star German International, has quite a few international records to his name, has ZERO ducks in international cricket scoring 326 runs in 16 T20I innings. He led Britannia CC to a memorable win at FanCode ECS Germany Dresden earlier this season. He has plundered 435 runs in 20 ECS games at an average of 43.50 and a SR of 233. Top scorer for GER on day one racking up 59 runs including a crucial knock of 57* off 25 balls vs Italy to take his side to victory.
Abdul Shakoor Rahimzei, right handed batter and right arm off-break bowler, brings a lot of value to this German side, has played 17 T20Is scoring 196 runs and picking up EIGHT wickets.
Fayaz Nasseri, the right arm medium pacer was the most impressive bowler on day one of Group C action scalping SIX wickets in two games including 4-11 against a strong ENG XI batting lineup.
Husnain Kabeer, talented wicket keeper batter, made his T20I debut earlier this year against Norway. He has played nine ECS games scoring 196 runs at a strike rate of 204.
The England XI side ran through the German batting line up on Monday for just 55 runs. ENG XI will look to repeat their performance to finish the game early to get some extra rest before the opening game on Wednesday.
Last time they met: ECC21.051 | ENG XI 56(6.1) def GER 55 (27 Sep 2021)
Match Prediction: England XI (ENG XI) to win at a canter.
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