MATCH 25 (ECS21.316) PRAGUE CC KINGS (PCK) v BOHEMIAN (BCC) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
PCK Last Five Matches: L W W W W (Avg Score For 100, Avg Score Against 68)
BCC Last Five Matches: W L L W W (Avg Score For 78, Avg Score Against 70)
PRAGUE CC KINGS (PCK)
Captain: Arun Ashokan
Wicketkeeper: Hilal Ahmad
Projected Top Four: Arun Ashokan, Hilal Ahmad, Sudesh Wickramasekara, Kushal Mendon
Projected Opening Bowlers: Sameera Maduranga, Ali Sittar
Spin Options: Keyur Mehta, Suditha Udugala, Surya Rengarajan
PRAGUE CC KINGS Key Players:
Sudesh Wickramasekara top scorer so far with 177 runs from four matches, strikes at 242 and has hit 14 sixes, “The Beast” has scalped two wickets with the ball too!
Smit Patel, top wicket taker for PCK picking up seven wickets from four games with a best return of 3-10.
Keyur Mehta, has good control over the ball, bowls tight lines and doesn’t concede many runs, picked up three wickets from four games at an economy rate of just 4.87 including a man of the match performance of 2-8.
Captain: Javed Iqbal
Wicketkeeper: Muhammad Nabeel
Projected Top Four: Saqlain Mukhtar, Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Nabeel, Zahid Mahmood
Projected Opening Bowlers: Waheed Ur Rehman, Ravindra Singh Bist
Spin Options: Saqlain Mukhtar
BOHEMIAN Key Players:
Zahid Mahmood, solid middle order batsman who has been consistent, is due for a big one, has racked up 64 runs so far at an average 64.
Saqlain Mukhtar, good top order batsman, looked in fine form leading the scoring charts for his side with 67 runs from four games.
Javed Iqbal, captain, experienced all-rounder who can whack the ball to all parts of the ground and is equally good with the ball picking up two wickets so far.
Saurabh Kakaria, gentle medium pace bowler with great accuracy and control, is top wicket taker this season so far with nine scalps and a best return of 4-16.
Bohemian have beaten Kings before on the European Cricket stage and possess the know-how to get the job done. The BCC task will be much easier if “The Beast” can be removed early.
Last time they met: ECS21.294 | PCK 64(8.4) def BCC 61 (3 May 2021)
Match Prediction: Leaders Prague CC Kings (PCK) to edge BCC in a close game.
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