MATCH 8 (ECS21.755) SPLIT INDIA BRODOSPLIT (SIB) v ZAGREB SOKOL (ZAS) 1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST
SIB Last Five Matches: W W (Avg Score For 100, Avg Score Against 58)
ZAS Last Five Matches: W L (Avg Score For 107, Avg Score Against 105)
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
Spin Options: Frajeesh Vallupara
SPLIT INDIA BRODOSPLIT Key Players:
Mohan Karanam, left handed batter and left arm fast bowler, the all-rounder scored 45 runs in two games and picked up THREE wickets as well.
Vasu Pulibanti, captain and all-rounder, a talented middle-order batter who can give it a whack and can swing the new ball both ways.
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 48 in two games. ALso picked up THREE wickets.
Amal Manuel, right arm fast bowler, top wicket taker for SIB picking up FOUR wickets in two 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. Looked solid on Monday scoring 42 runs in two games.
Frajeesh Vallupara, a decent right handed batter and a talented leg-spinner. Returned 2-15 in the second game.
ZAGREB SOKOL (ZAS)
Captain: Daniel Lazarides
Wicketkeeper: Mark Davies
Projected Top Four: Daniel Lazarides, Jai Thakur, Aman Maheshwari, Peter Armaan
Projected Opening Bowlers: Peter Armaan, MD Shaikat
Spin Options: Daniel Lazarides
ZAGREB SOKOL Key Players:
Daniel Lazarides, star all-rounder, Premier League player in the UK, the opener will be looking to provide brisk starts for his side and will be crucial with the ball in the middle overs with his left arm spin. Top scorer on the opening day racking up 85 runs in two games with an impressive 57 off 20 balls in the second game.
Aman Maheshwari, tall right arm fast bowler and a fine hitter. Picked up TWO wickets in two games on Monday.
Peter Armaan, power hitter, can provide the finishing touches to ZAS innings from the middle order. Scored 39 runs in two games. The all-rounder also returned figures of 5-16 in the second game.
MD Shaikat, right arm fast bowler, will be opening the bowling for ZAS, can consistently clock 120 kmph and deliver early wickets.
Split India Brodosplit made a fast start winning both their games against rivals Sir Oliver Split. Zagreb Sokol enjoyed a decent outing as well, winning their opening encounter against BEL. Facing a stiff challenge against ZAS, it will be interesting to see if SIB can keep their unbeaten run intact.
Match Prediction: SIB and ZAS to rack up a win apiece.
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