FanCode ECS Germany Dresden provides an opportunity for ten teams, including the hosts Rugby Cricket Dresden, contesting 48 games over 12 days to establish the Champions. Every game will be live streamed worldwide on the European Cricket Network and on FanCode - a multi-sport aggregator platform, from the house of Dream Sports for the Indian Sub-Continent.

Day 4 PREVIEW: FanCode ECS Germany Dresden – Matches 13 to 16

European Cricket Network live broadcasts four T10 matches on Day 4 of the 2021 FanCode ECS Germany, Dresden on Thursday 19 August.

 

Every team is still in with a shout of qualifying for the knockout stages, with three teams eyeing top spot as well. BSCR return to the fray after a break and will be confident of beating lowly FBL, while the hosts RCD take on VIK in a meeting of two-evenly matched sides.

 

Group A

RCD  RC Dresden (4-0, NRR+2.437)

BSCR  BSC Rehberge 1945 (3-1, NRR+4.243)

VIK  FC Viktoria 89 (3-1, NRR-0.564)

FBL  Fuchse Berlin Lions (1-5, NRR-1.659)

EIH  SG Einheit Halle (1-5, NRR-2.216)

 

European Cricket Series Dresden 2021

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MATCH 13  (ECS21.664)

RC DRESDEN (RCD) v FC VIKTORIA 89 (VIK)

0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST

 

MATCH 14  (ECS21.665)

RC DRESDEN (RCD) v FC VIKTORIA 89 (VIK)

0900 GMT | 1100 CET | 1430 IST

 

RCD Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 103, Avg Score Against 79) 

VIK Last Five Matches: L W W W (Avg Score For 100, Avg Score Against 109) 

 

RC DRESDEN (RCD)

Captain: Sandeep Kamboj

Wicketkeeper: Arun Harkanchi

Projected Top Four: Sandeep Kamboj, Mustafa Khan, Kapil Chandnani, Azam Rajput

Projected Opening Bowlers: Belal Zadran, Rahul Grover

Spin Option(s): Rahul Grover, Azam Rajput

 

RC DRESDEN Key Players:

Sandeep Kamboj, captain, attacking opening batsman, capable of accelerating from ball one. All-time RCD leading run scorer. Mustered an unbeaten 51 off 23 balls vs EIH on Wednesday. He also bowls right-arm medium pace and is generally accurate with his line and length.

Kapil Chandnani, top-order batsman and medium pace bowler. A technically sound batsman and an equally good bowler with an ability to swing the new ball both ways. Scalped three wickets on Wednesday.

Rahul Grover, off-break bowler, leading the team of spinners in the RCD side. Has been in superb form already this summer and will definitely be a bowler to watch out for this term. He scalped SIX wickets in four games with a best return of 3-13.



FC VIKTORIA 89 (VIK)

Captain: Zeeshan Sahi

Wicketkeeper: Zamir Haider

Projected Top Four: Usman Hadi, Zahid Mahmood, Waleed Aslam, Zamir Haider

Projected Opening Bowlers: Ehsan Latif, Usman Hadi

Spin Option(s): Bilal Hussain

 

FC VIKTORIA 89 Key Players:

Zahid Mahmood, the all-rounder can boast previous ECS experience playing for Berlin Eagles CC last term. He was the top scorer for his side racking up 81 runs in eight matches. Also a decent off-spinner. Top scorer for VIK racking up 96 runs in four games. Also picked up FOUR wickets.

Ehsan Latif, the experienced left arm medium pacer is a former German International. He is quick and accurate with his line and length and will be looking to provide early breakthroughs to his side. Also the star composer of the new ECC anthem. WATCH THIS SPACE!! Top wicket taker for VIK scalping EIGHT wickets in four games including a man of the match return of 3-4 vs FBL.

Waleed Aslam, the right hander is one of the best hitters in the VIK side with a genuinely unorthodox batting style. When he’s on song, he can even hit sixes over point! Scored 34 runs in two matches on Tuesday.

Usman Hadi, the all-rounder will be opening the innings for VIK with both bat and ball. Played for Berlin Eagles CC last term, but didn’t enjoy much opportunity to impress. Mustered 53 off 31 balls vs EIH on Wednesday.

 

VIK have won their last three games and will present a stern challenge for the unbeaten hosts and current leaders RC Dresden.

 

Match Prediction: RC Dresden (RCD) to win two enthralling contests.

 

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MATCH 15 (ECS21.666)

FUCHSE BERLIN LIONS (FBL) v BSC REHBERGE 1945 (BSCR)

1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST

 

MATCH 16 (ECS21.667)

FUCHSE BERLIN LIONS (FBL) v BSC REHBERGE 1945 (BSCR)

1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST

 

FBL Last Five Matches: L L W L L (Avg Score For 93, Avg Score Against 109) 

BSCR Last Five Matches: NR W W W L (Avg Score For 123, Avg Score Against 79) 

 

FUCHSE BERLIN LIONS (FBL)

Captain: Ganidu Arumadura 

Wicketkeeper: Indika Gunasekara

Projected Top Four: Akila Rajapakshe, Indika Gunasekara, Chamila Bandara, Vinny Muruhesapillai

Projected Opening Bowlers: Nouman Stanikzai, Tharanga Loku Liyana

Spin Options: Stefane Siriwardana, Chamila Bandara, Praveen Nattramilarasu

 

FUCHSE BERLIN LIONS Key Players:

Indika Gunasekara, top-order batsman and wicket keeper, second-highest run-getter in the club's history, even recording a highest score in triple digits. Top-scorer in the 2020 batting leaderboard for Berlin Lions 1st XI. Top scorer for FBL racking up 106 runs in six matches.

Ganidu Arumadura, captain, the right-arm pacer is the highest wicket taker for FBL picking up SIX wickets in six games.

Imran Muhammad impressed on ECS debut scoring 27 runs and picking up a couple wickets to bag a maiden man of the match award. Picked up another three wickets on Wednesday.

Tharanga Loku Liyana, opening bowler and leading wicket-taker  for Berlin Lions 1st XI in 2020. He finished with 19 wickets at an average of 16.16 and a best of 4-14 in the season. Scalped four wickets so far.

AB Gazizadeh, the hard hitting middle order batsman was on song on Wednesday plundering 68 runs at a SR of 219 including a man of the match performance of an unbeaten 55 of 26 balls.



BSC REHBERGE 1945 (BSCR)

Captain: Javed Rana

Wicketkeeper: Asim Rehman

Projected Top Four: Shahnawaz Ahmad, Nadjibullah Yasser, Luqman Jafer, Imran Chaudhry

Projected Opening Bowlers: Sajid Liaqat, Ali Butt

Spin Options: Javed Rana, Sadiq Sabah, Ronson Muliyal, Bashar Khan

 

BSC REHBERGE 1945 Key Players:

Sajid Liaqat, current Germany international opening bowler. Second highest scorer for BSCR racking up 89 runs including a man of the match performance of 61* vs VIK. Has also picked up FOUR wickets.

Nadjibullah Yasser, second highest run scorer in the tournamentmustering 110 runs in four games, including a man of the match effort of a 13-ball 38 in the first game.

Luqman Jafer scored an unbeaten 40 in the second game, bagging his first man of the match award of the tournament.

Javed Rana, the right arm medium pacer returned figures of 3-9 in the second game vs EIH. Is currently leading the wickets column for BSCR with SIX wickets from four matches.

 

FBL only sit above EIH on NRR and will be keen to prevent two damaging defeats to put a dampener on their qualification chances.

 

Match Prediction: High-flying BSC Rehberge (BSCR) to win both games at a canter.

 

 

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