MATCH 11 (ECS21.662) RC DRESDEN (RCD) v SG EINHEIT HALLE (EIH) 1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST
RCD Last Five Matches: L L W W W (Avg Score For 94, Avg Score Against 89)
EIH Last Five Matches: L L W L (Avg Score For 84, Avg Score Against 107)
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. Joint second highest run scorer last term racking up 201 runs in 10 innings. He also bowls right-arm medium pace and is generally accurate with his line and length. Scored 25 runs and picked up two wickets on Monday.
Rahul Grover, off-break bowler, leading the team of spinners in the RCD side. Scalped 11 wickets from seven matches last year with a best return of 3-4. Has been in superb form already this summer and will definitely be a bowler to watch out for this term. Scalped FIVE wickets on Monday with a best return of 3-13.
Amrit Pal impressed on Monday picking up three wickets in two games with a best return of 2-8 vs FBL.
Gulzar Rasool, the all-rounder finished top scorer on Monday mustering 82 runs at a strike rate of 210 including 24-ball 66 bagging a man of the match award. He also picked up two wickets.
Captain: Naeem Shinware
Wicketkeeper: Naeem Shinware
Projected Top Four: Naeem Shinware, Ehsanullah Sharifi, Chandan Manjunath, Matiullah Molakkel
Projected Opening Bowlers: Abdullah Daulatzai, Ehsanullah Sharifi
Spin Options: Bilal Usmani, Matiullah Molakkel
SG EINHEIT HALLE Key Players:
Ehsanullah Sharifi, a talented opening batsman and a skilled fast bowler. He will be looking to provide good starts to his team with both bat and ball. All-time leading run scorer for EIH. Top scorer in the tournament mustering 112 runs in four games including a 32-ball 80 vs FBL on Tuesday.
Naeem Shinware, a solid opening batsman, has racked up 181 runs in 11 club T20 games. One of the youngest ECS captain’s at the age of 22.Second highest run scorer for EIH racking up 70 runs in four games.
Usmani Bilal, the 22-year old all-rounder has been in good form with bat and bowl, leading the wickets column for EIH returning figures of 4-9 vs FBL and has mustered 42 runs.
Abas Talib, the left-arm medium pacer is joint leading wicket taker for EIH picking up FOUR wickets in four games with a best return of 3-17.
Rafi Khan, the 20-year old bowling all-rounder is quick, has good control, bowls good lengths and is not easy to get away. Picked up EIGHT wickets in six club T20 matches at an economy rate of under five. Has scalped a couple of wickets and scored 23 runs so far.
Refreshed after a day off, unbeaten hosts RC Dresden return to the action on Tuesday and face a couple of games against SG Einheit Halle who looked impressive on Tuesday.
Match Prediction: Hosts RC Dresden (RCD) should rack up two wins, provided the excellent Ehsanullah Sharifi does not excel for EIH.
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