MATCH 12 (ECS21.759) LJUBLJANA (LJU) v SPLIT INDIA BRODOSPLIT (SIB) 1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST
LJU Last Five Matches: L L (Avg Score For 83, Avg Score Against 114)
SIB Last Five Matches: W W L L (Avg Score For 88, Avg Score Against 80)
Captain: Nilesh Ujawe
Wicketkeeper: Waqar Khan
Projected Top Four: Dinesh Matla, Shoaib Siddiqui, Nilesh Ujawe, Shahid Arshad
Projected Opening Bowlers: Shoaib Siddiqui, Mirwais Shinwari
Spin Options: Rizwan Zahoor, Ayush Pandey
LJUBLJANA Key Players:
Shoaib Siddiqui, a highly talented all-rounder, has good accuracy with his line and lengths and is consistent with the bat too. Top scorer for LJU on Tuesday scoring 58 runs in two games.
Ayyaz Qureshi, right hand top order batter, has solid technique and can score all around the wicket, is regarded as the backbone of LJU. He is also a handy bowler with an ability to swing the ball both ways.
Nilesh Ujawe, left hand middle order batter and right arm medium pacer, the skipper is good with the ball sticking to his line and length and can be hard to get away. Has the ability to score quick runs.
Shahid Arshad, another valuable all-rounder, technically sound and dependable with the bat, good in the field is a useful bowler. Scored 27 runs in two games.
SPLIT INDIA BRODOSPLIT (SIB)
Captain: Vasu Pulibanti
Wicketkeeper: Pashe Sadagopan
Projected Top Four: Sellamuthu Ramaswamy, Mohan Karanam, Achari Sethunathan, Kuruvilla Abraham
Projected Opening Bowlers: Vasu Pulibanti, Kuruvilla Abraham
SPLIT INDIA BRODOSPLIT Key Players:
Mohan Karanam, left handed batter and left arm fast bowler, the all-rounder has scored 48 runs and picked up THREE wickets in four games.
Kuruvilla Abraham, one of the best all-rounders in the SOS side, will be taking the new cherry and bat in the middle order. Top scorer for SIB scoring 111 runs in four games. Also picked up THREE wickets.
Amal Manuel, right arm fast bowler, top wicket taker for SIB picking up FIVE wickets in four games with a man of the match return of 3-5 in the second game.
Achari Sethunathan, the right hander is a solid technical top order batter who will be looking to impress on the big stage of European Cricket. Has looked solid racking up 87 runs in four games.
Frajeesh Vallupara, a decent right handed batter and a talented fast bowler. Second highest wicket taker for SIB picking up FOUR victims with a best return of 2-15 vs SOS.
Ljubljana from Slovenia did not enjoy their opening day with two defeats against high-flying Belgrade. LJU will be confident of getting off the mark against Split India Brodosplit who lost twice on Tuesday to leaders ZAS.
Match Prediction: LJU and SIB to split the matches with a win a piece.
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