MATCH 21 (ECS21.408) THCC HAMBURG (THCC) v SC EUROPA (SCE) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
THCC Last Five Matches: ON DEBUT
SCE Last Five Matches: W W L L L (Avg Score For 105, Avg Score Against 112)
THCC HAMBURG (THCC)
Captain: Abhik Jana
Wicketkeeper: Rahul Kumar
Projected Top Four: Abhinand Jha, Campbell Jefferys, Behram Ali, Abhik Jana
Projected Opening Bowlers: Rohan Phadke, Angus Pickering
Spin Options: Behram Ali, Mithun Jakati
THCC HAMBURG Key Players:
Abhik Jana, captain, an outstanding all-round cricketer, able to bat for long periods and bowl consistent spells, stops everything that comes his way in the field and keeps everyone's spirits high with his positive attitude.
Abhinand Jha, towering all-rounder who can bat anywhere and take key wickets with his medium-pacers moving the ball both ways, part of the cricket scene in Germany for 13 years and previously in Germany’s T20 squad in 2014.
Angus Pickering, the Englishman is the newest member of THCC, boasts the rare feat of having taken 10 wickets in an innings, strikes the ball hard and is a smart pace bowler who uses a variety of slower ball variations.
Rohan Phadke, bowling all-rounder and superb fielder, key new-ball bowler for THCC, consistently hits good lengths and can shape the ball into the batsman and move it away, has a deceptive slower one as well.
SC EUROPA (SCE)
Captain: Sahel Darwish
Wicketkeeper: Mohsin Muhammad
Projected Top Four: Sahel Darwish, Dawood Aruyubi, Wahidullah Amini, Istafeel Aryubi
Projected Opening Bowlers: Israfeel Aryubi, Bilal Shinwari
Spin Options: Abdul Wajid Khan, Dawood Aruyubi
SC EUROPA Key Players:
Sahel Darwish, captain, opening batsman who looks to score quick runs giving his team good starts, was top scorer for his side at ECS Kummerfeld 2020 amassing 144 runs including 10 sixes.
Hikman Shinwari scored 77 runs in five knocks at ECS Kummerfeld 2020, also leading the wicket taking charts with six scalps, typical for SCE all-time leading wicket taker.
Dawood Aruyubi is a very promising youngster and ex under-19 player, when on song can take the match away from any opposition, also a very good spinner who is normally economical, picked up four wickets and scored 57 runs at ECS Kummerfeld 2020.
Israfeel Aryubi, leader of the SCE bowling attack, can trouble batsmen with his pace and swing, picked up a couple of wickets last summer, can also give it a whack with the bat, mustered 68 runs from six innings at ECS Kummerfeld 2020 .
Debutants THCC face SC Europa who are a more experienced outfit over the T10 format. With both sides probably a bit rusty, it will be interesting to see who holds their nerves in crunch situations.
Match Prediction: THCC Hamburg to open their account with a narrow win.
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