MATCH 30 (ECS21.417) THCC HAMBURG (THCC) v VFB FALLERSLEBEN (VFB) 0900 GMT | 1100 CET | 1430 IST
THCC Last Five Matches: L L L L (Avg Score For 70, Avg Score Against 115)
VFB Last Five Matches: W L L W L (Avg Score For 83, Avg Score Against 92)
THCC HAMBURG (THCC)
Captain: Abhik Jana
Wicketkeeper: Rahul Kumar
Projected Top Four: Campbell Jefferys, Angus Pickering, 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.
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. Picked up five wickets and is leading run scorer for THCC with 92 runs from three innings.
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.
VFB FALLERSLEBEN (VFB)
Captain: Mahesh Badhe
Wicketkeeper: Rohit Khoul
Projected Top Four: Vedant Shetye, Sunny Rai, Jatinder Singh, Kumar Muthyala
Projected Opening Bowlers: Mahesh Badhe, Ram Bhumireddy
Spin Options: Kumar Muthyala, Sandeep Vasisth
VFB FALLERSLEBEN Key Players:
Vedant Shetye, batting all-rounder, can score quick runs, will open the innings for VFB, scored an unbeaten 41 in the first match against KSV, joint top scorer for VFB with 67 runs from four matches.
Ram Bhumireddy, top wicket taker for VFB scalping six wickets from four games with a best return of 3-9.
Kumar Muthyala, solid middle order batsman who will look to provide stability to the VFB batting lineup, joint top scorer for VFB with 67 runs at a healthy strike rate of 156.
Sunny Rai, all-rounder, man of the match in VFB’s only win so far, contributing with bat and ball. Has racked up 61 runs and picked up five wickets.
THCC Hamburg have looked good in patches until being completely steamrolled by KSV in their last outing, while VFB picked up their first win of the campaign against SCE . Both these sides will view these as winnable clashes. Whoever comes out on top will fancy their chances of making the knockout stages.
Match Prediction: VFB Fallerseleben (THCC) to win convincingly.
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