MATCH 34 (ECS21.685) BRITANNIA CC (BRI) v BERLIN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET ACADEMY (BICA) 0900 GMT | 1100 CET | 1430 IST
BRI Last Five Matches: L L L W W (Avg Score For 121, Avg Score Against 88)
BICA Last Five Matches: L L W W (Avg Score For 112, Avg Score Against 80)
Captain: Rohit Singh
Wicketkeeper: MD Nizamul Islam
Projected Top Four: Faisal Qasim, Richard O’Grady, Rohit Singh, 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. Plundered 178 runs in five games at a SR of 278 top scoring for his side, including an unbeaten 76 off 26. Also picked up FOUR wickets.
Faisal Qasim, the all-rounder has been impressive with his clever off-spin bowling, has picked up SEVEN scalps leading the wickets column for his side. Has also scored 59 runs.
Vishal Panjwani, 26-year old all-rounder, has scored 49 runs in four innings and has picked up FOUR scalps.
Waqas Virk, the right arm medium pacer mustered 74 runs in four innings including a 22-ball 40 vs USCM on Tuesday.
Richard O’Grady, the hard hitting opener returned man of the match in his very first ECS game mustering 46 off 24 balls.
Waleed Ahmed, an intelligent medium pacer, second highest wicket taker for BRI, has picked up SIX wickets in five games.
Captain: Arun Kumar
Wicketkeeper: Mitul Patel
Projected Top Four: Vaibhav Patil, Chanti Pasupuleti, Arun Kumar, Amar Shankarappa
Projected Opening Bowlers: Sandan Chintanippu, Vaibhav Patil
Spin Options: Amar Shankarappa, Anilchandra Kavi
BERLIN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET ACADEMY Key Players:
Arun Kumar, wicket keeper batsman, a talented middle-order batsman with the ability to hold innings together and go for big shots at end of the innings.
Chanti Pasupuleti, the right handed opener is capable of playing shots all over the park and is especially elegant through the off-side. Top scorer for BICA mustering 116 runs in four games.
Chandu Nagasai, right arm pacer, can bowl at any situation, has scalped FOUR wickets in four games at an economy rate of just 5.75.
Vaibhav Patil, hard hitting opening batsman, can also bowl medium pace and can be quite effective in the middle overs.
Ravi Vanukuri, right hand batsman and death over specialist with the ball. Bowls some tight lines and is capable of controlling the run flow. Second highest scorer for BICA scoring 36 runs in two innings. Top wicket taker for BICA picking up SIX wickets with a best return of 3-9.
Britannia need to rule twice against Berlin International Cricket Academy to move up the standings. After a slow start, reigning champs Britannia will have to raise their performance levels as we near the business end of the comp.
Match Prediction: Britannia CC (BRI) to do the double over BICA.
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