MATCH 25 (BTT21.025) PUNJAB WARRIORS (PUW) v CATALUNYA TIGERS (CAT) 1600 GMT | 1700 CET | 2130 IST
PUW Last Five Matches: L L W L L (Avg Score For 73, Avg Score Against 105)
CAT Last Five Matches: W W WNR NR(Avg Score For 97, Avg Score Against 71)
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, hasn’t looked at his best so far scoring just 35 runs in five games.
Gurjit Singh, leading wicket taker for PUW scalping FIVE wickets in four games and has also scored 41 runs.
Paramvir Singh, right arm medium pacer, second highest wicket taker for PUW scalping THREE wickets.
CATALUNYA TIGERS (CAT)
Captain: Ghulam Sarwar
Wicketkeeper: Awais Ahmed
Projected Top Four: Awais Ahmed, Sheraz Iqbal, Asjad Butt, Muhammad Aqsam
Projected Opening Bowlers: Zulqarnain Haider, Umer Mughal
Spin Options: Ghulam Sarwar
CATALUNYA TIGERS Key Players:
Awais Ahmed,a well established opening batter for Spain, has performed exceptionally well in the T10 format. Second highest scorer for CAT racking up 114 runs in five games.
Asjad Butt,prolific run scorer, regularly going big in Barcelona events. Can clear the fence with ease and also chip in with useful wickets with the ball if needed. Top scorer for CAT scoring 116 runs in four innings including an unbeaten 52 off 29 balls vs MR. Has also picked up THREE wickets and has bagged two player of the match awards.
Waqas Meraj, right arm medium pacer, returned tournament best figures of 4-15 vs FTH to bag a player of the match award. Leading wicket taker for CAT scalping EIGHT wickets in five games.
Ghulam Dastgeer, slow left arm orthodox, second highest wicket taker for CAT picking up FIVE wickets in three games.
Punjab Warriors are struggling at the bottom of the table with just a solitary win in five games. PUW need to turn things around quickly to compete for a top four finish. On the other hand, Catalunya Tigers, are on a roll winning four of their seven games with two matches abandoned.
Match Prediction: Leaders Catalunya Tigers (CAT) to rack up a fifth win.
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