MATCH 28 (ECS21.679) BERLIN CC (BER) v BRITANNIA CC (BRI) 1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST
BER Last Five Matches: W W (Avg Score For 92, Avg Score Against 86)
BRI Last Five Matches: W W NR W L (Avg Score For 115, Avg Score Against 97)
Captain: Awais Zafar
Wicketkeeper: Abhilash Anantharam
Projected Top Four: Saddam Gill, Rohit Grover, Sahil Lal, Awais Zafar
Projected Opening Bowlers: Awais Zafar, Imran Bukhari
Spin Options: Karan Singh, Nagapratap Mahanandhi
BERLIN CC Key Players:
Nick Kraigar, the 27-year old all-rounder bagged a man of the match award in his debut ECS match scoring an unbeaten 51 and scalping three wickets.
Karan Singh featured for Berlin Eagles last term playing four games. The off-spinner picked up four wickets last term. Interestingly, all four wickets came on the very first balls he bowled in each of the four games. Bowled just one over on Saturday picking up a couple of wickets.
Rohit Grover, second highest scorer for BER racking up 42 runs in two games on Saturday, winning a man-of-the-match award in the process.
Reuben Davies boasts previous ECS experience playing for Berlin Eagles CC. Racked up 72 runs in six innings including a 19-ball 31 vs RCD and earned himself the title of “Reuben the Butcher' by ECS commentators.
Captain: Rohit Singh
Wicketkeeper: Kashif Mahmood
Projected Top Four: Janpreet Singh, Rohit Singh, Vishal Panjwani, Sanish Goyal
Projected Opening Bowlers: Rohit Singh, Waleed Ahmed
Spin Options: Vishal Panjwani, Sanish Goyal, Faisal Qasim
BRITANNIA CC Key Players:
Rohit Singh, star German International and MVP last season. Top scorer and wicket taker for BRI last term mustering 201 runs at a SR of 203 and picking up 13 wickets with a best return of 5-5. Plundered 96 runs in two games at a SR of 300, including an unbeaten 76 off 26. Also picked up two wickets.
Waqas Virk, the right arm medium pacer was joint highest wicket taker for BRI last term scalping 13 wickets at an economy rate of under seven. Mustered 27 runs at a SR of 300 on Saturday.
Sanish Goyal, the all-rounder was second highest run scorer for BRI racking up 121 runs and picking up NINE wickets - joint second highest for BRI.
Sagar Kataria, classy batsman, very consistent, second highest run scorer in Krefeld for Aachen Rising Stars, amassing 233 runs from nine innings with a best score of 92* off just 44 balls. Plays shots all around the park including some ramp shots as well!
Waleed Ahmed, an intelligent medium pacer, picked up NINE wickets last term with a best return of 3-4.
Britannia will be looking to bounce back to winning ways after a surprise defeat to USGC on Saturday. Star all-rounder German internationalRohit Singhwill be the man to watch for Britannia.
In a battle of the newcomers, Berlin CC edged BICA in two final over thrillers at the weekend, but BER are likely to find the reigning champions BRI a tougher nut to crack.
Match Prediction: Britannia CC (BRI) to bounce back with a couple of comfortable wins.
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