MATCH 40 (ECS21.687) BERLIN CC (BER) v USC MAGDEBURG (USCM) 1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST
BER Last Five Matches: W W W L W (Avg Score For 98, Avg Score Against 94)
USCM Last Five Matches: L L L L L (Avg Score For 71, Avg Score Against 119)
Captain: Awais Zafar
Wicketkeeper: Abhilash Anantharam
Projected Top Four: Saddam Gill, Rohit Grover, Sahil Lal, Reuben Davies
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. Has scored a total of 95 runs in five games and picked up NINE wickets leading the wickets column for BER.
Karan Singh featured for Berlin Eagles last term playing four games. The off-spinner has picked up three wickets in two overs.
Rohit Grover, highest scorer for BER racking up 182 runs in five games including a stunning 64 off 23 balls. Has won three man-of-the-match awards in five games.
Awais Zafar, captain, right arm pacer, has scalped FIVE wickets in five games with a best return of 2-18.
Vimal Marripeddi, the right arm off-spinner wreaked havoc against BICA picking up 5-4 in the only match he played on Saturday.
Captain: Krishna Budireddy
Wicketkeeper: Sai Vivek Jeevangekar
Projected Top Four: Rahul Movva, Ranadheer Podidhetti, Veer Akula, Sreekanth Kunchapu
Projected Opening Bowlers: Sahil Sethi, Rahul Movva
Spin Options: Krishna Budireddy, Sreekanth Kunchapu
USC MAGDEBURG Key Players:
Sreekanth Kunchapu, right hand batsman, top scorer for USCM racking up 67 runs in six games.
Rahul Movva, a young and energetic all rounder, can hit the ball a long way. Quick bowler, difficult to get away. A gun fielder too. Has scored 41 runs and picked up three wickets.
Ranadheer Podidhetti, the right arm pacer is leading the wicket taking sheets for USCM picking up SEVEN wickets in four games and has scored 49 runs.
Sahil Sethi, second highest wicket taker for USCM, the right arm fast bowler has picked up FIVE wickets with a best return of 2-15.
Krishna Budireddy, captain, right handed batsman and leg spin bowler. Anchors the innings with the bat and can rip through any defence with his clever wrist spin bowling. Has scored 59 runs.
Winless USCM have looked bereft of ideas so far and things are set to get even tougher here against Berlin CC, who can secure top spot in Group B with just a solitary win against the bottom side who have already been eliminated.
Match Prediction: Berlin CC (BER) to win comfortably and seal top spot in the standings.
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