MATCH 17 (ECS21.308) PRAGUE BARBARIANS VANDALS (PBV) v PRAGUE SPARTANS VANGUARDS (PSV) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
PBV Last Five Matches: W L W W L (Avg Score For 84, Avg Score Against 79)
PSV Last Five Matches: W L L W W (Avg Score For 89, Avg Score Against 100)
PRAGUE BARBARIANS VANDALS (PBV)
Captain: Divyendra Singh
Wicketkeeper: Sahil Grover
Projected Top Four: Sabawoon Davizi, Divyendra Singh, Sahil Grover, Pradeep Gangappa
Projected Opening Bowlers: Piyush Kumar, Sabawoon Davizi
Spin Options: Muralidhara Vandrasi, Amritpal Rai
PRAGUE BARBARIANS VANDALS Key Players:
Sabawoon Davizi, star all-rounder, only player to have ever scored a century and take 4 wickets in a T20I, has amassed 503 runs in 15 matches and scalped 13 wickets at the European Cricket platform. Hasn’t yet been at his best this season, but still top scorer for PBV with 64 runs from three matches, has picked up four wickets as well.
Divyendra Singh, captain, all-rounder, racked up 166 runs from 10 games at ECN Czech Super Series weekends and also picked up five wickets, scored a match winning 30* off 24 balls in the second game.
Muralidhara Vandrasi, clever spinner, doesn't shy away from flighting the ball , has scalped four wickets from three matches with a best return of 3-8.
Amritpal Rai, joint leading wicket taker for PBV with four victims from three matches but concedes at just 5.83 runs per over - least of all PBV bowlers.
PRAGUE SPARTANS VANGUARDS (PSV)
Captain: Neeraj Tyagi
Wicketkeeper: Varun Mehta
Projected Top Four: Kranthi Venkataswamy, Satyajit Sengupta, Vyshakh Jagannivasan, Varun Mehta
Projected Opening Bowlers: Neeraj Tyagi, Arman Bhuiyan
Spin Options: Farooq Abdullah
PRAGUE SPARTANS VANGUARDS Key Players:
Kranthi Venkataswamy, decent top order batsman, has failed to get going in previous editions but would love to make his mark this time around, looked good scoring 23 runs in the second game.
Neeraj Tyagi, captain, right arm fast bowler, quick and accurate with his line and length, top wicket taker at ECN Czech Super Series Week 2 with six scalps from four games at an economy rate of just 3.62!
Satyajit Sengupta, top all-rounder, has been impressive with the ball scalping seven wickets from eight games on the European Cricket platform, top scorer for PSV on Tuesday with 58 runs including a man of the match performance of 40 off 25 balls.
Vandals were demolished by Brno Rangers in their last outing and will be looking to bounce back against unbeaten PSV.
Last time they met: PBV 80(8.2) def PSV 77 (12 Jul 2020)
Match Prediction: Prague Barbarians Vandals (PBV) to edge a tight contest.
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