MATCH 7 (ECS21.298) PRAGUE CC ROOKS (PCR) v PRAGUE BARBARIANS VANDALS (PBV) 1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST
PCR Last Five Matches: W W W L (Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 94)
PBV Last Five Matches: L L W W L (Avg Score For 93, Avg Score Against 85)
PRAGUE CC ROOKS (PCR)
PRAGUE CC ROOKS (PCR)
Captain: Naveen Padmaraju
Wicketkeeper: Jeet Shah
Projected Top Four: Karthick Gopalakrishnan, Jeet Shah, Jinnu Panilet, Kasi Vishwanathan
Projected Opening Bowlers: Rohit Deshmoyni, Naveen Gunasekaran
Spin Options: Abhishek Pal
PRAGUE CC ROOKS Key Players:
Kasi Vishwanathan, star player for PCR, is a sensible batsman, plays according to the situation, capable of hitting lusty blows if needed, can roll his arm over to chip in with a few overs.
Rohit Deshmoyni, top wicket taker at ECN Czech Super Series Week 3 with eight victims to his name with a best return of 3-7, can also be a handy batsman down the order.
Karthick Gopalakrishnan, destructive opening batsman tailor made for T10 format, would be eager to showcase his talent on the European Cricket stage, PCR will rely on him to give them good starts.
PRAGUE BARBARIANS VANDALS (PBV)
Captain: Divyendra Singh
Wicketkeeper: Divyendra Singh
Projected Top Four: Sabawoon Davizi, Divyendra Singh, Sahil Grover, Uday Gali
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.
Divyendra Singh, captain, all-rounder, racked up 166 runs from 10 games at ECN Czech Super Series weekends and also picked up five wickets.
Sagar Madhireddy, medium fast bowler, has good control over the ball, impressed at the ECN Czech Super Series weekends scalping 11 wickets from 10 games at an economy rate of just over seven.
Prague CC Rooks possess the advantage of knowing the conditions but the Vandals are a stronger team with plenty of experience and will be confident of a winning start.
Last time they met: PBV 122 def PCR 96 (28 Jun 2020)
Match Prediction: Prague Barbarians Vandals (PBV) to start off their campaign with a win.
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