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.
USG Chemnitz (USGC) finished fourth in the group stages last season, losing to eventual champions BRI in the semi-finals before also coming unstuck in the Bronze Final to RCD. A solid outfit, USGC will be confident of reaching the knockout stages this term.
Captain: Rajesh Nagaraja
Regular wicketkeeper: Sandeep Shivalingegowda
Projected Opening Bowlers:Adith Narayanan, Abdul Andar
Spin options:Rajesh Nagaraja, Saeedullah Amarkheal, Anurag Adiraju
Abdul Basir Andar, talented middle order batsman, capable of finishing games from any situation, racked up 133 runs last term. Opening bowler, can trouble the batsman with his pace, scalped SIX wickets last term.
AbdulSamad Stanikzai, U19 National team captain, opening batsman capable of scoring runs easily with his ability of playing shots all-round, second highest scorer for USGC racking up 148 runs. Can also bowl decent medium pace.
Gopinath Manoharan, elegant left handed top order batsman, highest scorer this season for his side with a T20 hundred. Can anchor the innings and is capable of hitting huge sixes. Top scorer for USGC last year scoring 149 runs in eight innings.
Varun Soraganvi has represented Karnataka. Technically sound all-rounder, capable of scoring quick runs. One of four bowlers to have picked up all 10 wickets in an innings in professional cricket in India.
Rajesh Nagaraja, the left hander scored 109 runs last term and was the leading wicket taker for USGC troubling the batsmen with his off spin. He picked up EIGHT wickets at an ER of just over eight.
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