MATCH 34 (ECS21.325) VINOHRADY (VCC) v PRAGUE CC KINGS (PCK) 0930 GMT | 1130 CET | 1500 IST
VCC Last Five Matches: W L W W W (Avg Score For 107, Avg Score Against 71)
PCK Last Five Matches: W W W W L (Avg Score For 106, Avg Score Against 70)
Captain: Siddarth Goud
Wicketkeeper: Mikulas Stary
Projected Top Four: Siddarth Goud, Ben Boulton-Smith, Ritik Tomar, Frederick Heydenrych
Projected Opening Bowlers: Shubhranshu Chaudhary, Ritik Tomar
Spin Options: Venkatesh Margasahayam
VINOHRADY Key Players:
Ritik Tomar, hard hitting middle order batsman, has the capability to demolish any attack, scored a match winning 11-ball 32 against leaders PCK on Monday, has chipped in with five wickets as well.
Siddarth Goud, captain,all-rounder, has racked up 102 runs this season with a man of the match performance of 45 runs off 29 balls vs PSM and has scalped five wickets as well.
Venkatesh Margasahayam, the spinner has scalped eight wickets from six matches and leads the wicket taking column for VCC.
Frederick Heydenrych, aggressive middle order batsman, loves dancing down the track and hitting it straight back over the bowler’s head, has mustered 122 runs in six games at an average of 61 and strike rate of 188, has hit 10 sixes and bagged two man of the match awards.
PRAGUE CC KINGS (PCK)
Captain: Arun Ashokan
Wicketkeeper: Hilal Ahmad
Projected Top Four: Arun Ashokan, Sharan Ramakrishnan, Sudesh Wickramasekara, Hilal Ahmad
Projected Opening Bowlers: Sameera Maduranga, Ali Sittar
Spin Options: Keyur Mehta, Suditha Udugala
PRAGUE CC KINGS Key Players:
Sudesh Wickramasekara top scorer so far with 192 runs from five innings, strikes at 243 and has hit 15 sixes, “The Beast” has scalped two wickets with the ball too!
Smit Patel, top wicket taker in the tournament picking up 10 wickets from six 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 five wickets from six games at an economy rate of just 5.45 including a man of the match performance of 2-8.
Vinohrady got the better of leaders Prague CC Kings in their previous meeting. Will VCC prove to be too much again or will PCK bounce back?
Last time they met: ECS21.318 | VCC 78(8.3) def PCK 72 (10 May 2021)
Match Prediction: With both teams separated merely by NRR, this is a tough one to call. If VCC can get “The Beast” early again, they will be favourites to win this reverse fixture too.