MATCH 33 (ECS21.420) PSV HANN-MUNDEN (PSV) v VFB FALLERSLEBEN (VFB) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
PSV Last Five Matches: W L L L W (Avg Score For 94, Avg Score Against 86)
VFB Last Five Matches: L W L W L (Avg Score For 70, Avg Score Against 82)
PSV HANN-MUNDEN (PSV)
Captain: Gulraiz Mustafa
Wicketkeeper: Asad Sangari
Projected Top Four: Asad Sangari, Gulraiz Mustafa, Imran Hafiz, Adeel Ahmad
Projected Opening Bowlers: Amin Zadran, Awalkhan Safi
Spin Options: Gulraiz Mustafa, Vinod Joshi, Hiren Patel
PSV HANN-MUNDEN Key Players:
Adeel Ahmad is an explosive hitter, mustered 93 runs in four knocks, including a best of 86 not out at ECN Hannover Hitout last summer. He backed it up at Dream11 European Cricket Series Kummerfeld ending second leading run scorer in the whole tournament with 203 in seven knocks, including a magnificent 119 not out at a strike rate of just over 236.
Amin Zadran, tidy all-rounder who consistently makes an impact with bat and ball. Particularly impressive last summer at ECN Hannover Hitout taking 6-58 with a best of 3-7.
Awalkhan Safi , talented all-rounder, leading wicket taker at ECN Hannover Hitout with 7 wickets (7-83) and a best of 3-8, also racked up 95 in six innings. At Dream11 European Cricket Series Kummerfeld he took eight wickets. Returned with three wickets on Tuesday from two games.
Asad Sangari, wicket-keeper batsman, played a couple of good cameos on Tuesday bagging a man of the match award as well in the second game vs SCE.
VFB FALLERSLEBEN (VFB)
Captain: Shivaray Jan
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, has racked up 67 runs from five innings.
Ram Bhumireddy, top wicket taker for VFB scalping nine wickets from six 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, second highest scorer for VFB with 68 runs at a healthy strike rate of 145.
Sunny Rai, all-rounder, man of the match in both VFB wins, contributing with bat and ball. Is leading the scoring sheets for VFB with 113 runs and has picked up seven wickets with the ball.
VFB Fallersleben are currently on course for a spot in the knockout stages, while PSV got off the mark on Tuesday sharing the spoils with SCE. VFB could do with another win to book their spot in the last eight but will have a tough job against PSV who will be favourites to win both encounters considering they thrashed VFB in their previous meeting.
Last time they met: PSV 122 def VFB 47 (30 Jun 2020)
Match Prediction: PSV Hann-Munden (PSV) to win convincingly.
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