MATCH 13 (ECS21.304) PRAGUE SPARTANS MOBILIZERS (PSM) v BRNO RAIDERS (BRD) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
PSM Last Five Matches: L L L L L (Avg Score For 80, Avg Score Against 131)
BRD Last Five Matches: W W L L L (Avg Score For 67, Avg Score Against 81)
PRAGUE SPARTANS MOBILIZERS (PSM)
Captain: Suresh Kuramboyina
Wicketkeeper: Naveen Purandhar
Projected Top Four: Vaibhav Naukudkar, Siddharth Sharma, Sagor Md Sahadat Hossain, Suresh Kuramboyina
Projected Opening Bowlers: Ashok Kumar Reddy, Suresh Kuramboyina
Spin Options: Sagor Md Sahadat Hossain, Vaibhav Naukudkar
PRAGUE SPARTANS MOBILIZERS Key Players:
Sagor Md Sahadat Hossain, top scorer for PSM at ECN Czech Super Series week 3 racking up 50 runs from four matches, also picking up two wickets with his deceptive spin bowling. Yet to fire this series, needs to pick up form quickly if PSM are to avoid the wooden spoon.
Ashok Kumar Reddy, played for United at ECS Prague 2020 where he impressed with his bowling picking up four wickets in five matches. Conceded too many runs but has picked up a couple of wickets this season.
Vaibhav Naukudkar, looked good in patches, top scorer for PSM with 67 runs in three games, needs to convert his starts into big scores.
BRNO RAIDERS (BRD)
Captain: Arunkumar Vasudevan
Wicketkeeper: Muhammad Ansar
Projected Top Four: Aamir Hussain, Sureshkumar Nagaraj, Ashish Matta, Arunkumar Vasudevan
Projected Opening Bowlers: Arunkumar Vasudevan, Aamir Hussain
Spin Options: Jaipal Singh Rathore, Sureshkumar Nagaraj
BRNO RAIDERS Key Players:
Aamir Hussain, second highest run scorer at ECN Czech Super Series Week 4 with 99 runs from five matches, hit the most fours with 11 hits to the ropes, also scalped five wickets with a best return of 2-6.
Ashish Matta, decent top order batsman who will be looking to perform at the grand stage of European Cricket, top scorer for his side on Wednesday scoring 43 runs from two games, needs to capitalize on his starts.
Arunkumar Vasudevan, captain, bowling all-rounder, will lead the bowling attack for his side, has the ability to swing the ball, picked up three wicketsat ECN Czech Super Series Week 4 and can score quick runs in the middle overs.
Prague Spartans Mobilizers and Brno Raiders are yet to win this season, but both will view this as a winnable game. It will be interesting to see which side gets their first win and avoids the wooden spoon.
Match Prediction: Prague Spartans Mobilizers (PSM) to edge a narrow win.
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