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.
Founded in 2007, RC Dresden (RCD) have consistently been one of the most leading clubs in Eastern Germany. RCD won the Berlin B League in their debut season, earning promotion to the Berlin A Elite League. Runners-up in Bundesliga East in 2009, RCD have been playing top flight cricket ever since and won the German Club Championships (DCB) in 2016 and 2017. RCD enjoyed an impressive ECS debut last year, winning the Bronze Final and will be confident of going one better this time around.
Regular Captain: Sandeep Kamboj
Regular Wicketkeeper: Arun Harkanchi
Likely Top 4 Batting Order: Sandeep Kamboj, Mustafa Khan, Kapil Chandnani, Azam Rajput
Likely Opening Bowlers: Belal Zadran, Rahul Grover
Spin Option(s): Rahul Grover, Azam Rajput
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. Second highest scorer for RCD with 108 runs. He also bowls right-arm medium pace and is generally accurate with his line and length and has scalped SIX wickets.
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. Joint leading wicket taker for RCD scalping SEVEN wickets in six games.
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 SEVEN wickets in seven games with a best return of 3-13 and is the joint highest wicket taker for RCD.
Belal Zadran, left-arm medium pace bowler, right-hand middle order batsman and solid fielder.One of the top all-rounders in the RCD side, has amassed 104 runs in five innings at a SR of 204 and has scalped FIVE wickets.
Mustafa Khan, the right hander is the highest run scorer for RCD racking up 113 runs in eight innings.
Gulzar Rasool, the all-rounder mustered 84 runs at a strike rate of 195 in three innings including 24-ball 66 bagging a man of the match award. He also picked up two wickets.