MATCH 1 (BTT21.001) PUNJAB WARRIORS (PUW) v HIRA SABADELL (HIS) 1600 GMT | 1700 CET | 2130 IST
PUW Last Five Matches: L L L L W (Avg Score For 78, Avg Score Against 104)
HIS Last Five Matches: L W L L L (Avg Score For 98, Avg Score Against 112)
PUNJAB WARRIORS (PUW)
Captain: Tejpal Singh
Wicketkeeper: Jagdeep Singh
Projected Top Four: Tejpal Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Mohsin Ali, Gagandeep Singh
Projected Opening Bowlers: Gagandeep Singh, Mohsin Ali
Spin Options: Tejpal Singh
PUNJAB WARRIORS Key Players:
Tejpal Singh, all-rounder, scored the most runs for PUW with 172 runs in 10 games at FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona. He also grabbed 10 wickets.
Mohsin Ali, second highestwicket taker for PUW in ECS Barcelona earlier this year scalping eight wickets from seven games, He played a couple of good cameos as well.
Gagandeep Singh, another handy all-rounder, picked up seven wickets at FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona and scored 76 runs.
HIRA SABADELL (HIS)
Captain: Shanawar Shahzad
Wicketkeeper: Sharanjit Singh
Projected Top Four: Bakhtiar Khalid, Manan Ayub, Sufian Ansar, Anwar Ul Haq
Projected Opening Bowlers: Adnan Abbas, Anwaar Ul Haq
Spin Options: Shanawar Shahzad, Mehmood Akhtar
HIRA SABADELL Key Players:
Bakhtiar Khalid, right handed opening batter, scored 130 runs in nine innings in ECS Barcelona earlier this year.
Ikram Ul Haq, the right arm medium pacer was top wicket taker for HISat FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona grabbing 10 wickets in 10 matches with a best return of 2-10.
Abid Shahzad, hard hitting middle order batter and a decent medium pace bowler, hammered 187 runs at a SR of 243 and picked up NINE wickets in ECS Barcelona earlier this year.
Punjab Warriors and HIra Sabadell did not enjoy a good run at FanCode ECS Spain Barcelona. PUW finished fifth in Group D with three wins while HIS only managed to win a solitary game to finish last in Group B. The two sides will be looking for a better showing this time around.
Match Prediction: Hira Sabadell (HIS) to start off with a comprehensive win.
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