QUARTER FINAL 3 - MATCH 43 (ECS21.431) KUMMERFELDER SPORTVEREIN (KSV) v FIRST CONTACT (FCT) 1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST
KSV Last Five Matches: W W W W L (Avg Score For 146, Avg Score Against 86)
FCT Last Five Matches: L L L L W (Avg Score For 71, Avg Score Against 83)
KUMMERFELDER SPORTVEREIN (KSV)
Captain: Shoaib Azam
Wicketkeeper: Zaid Hasan
Projected Top Four: Shoaib Azam, Rajan Sharma, Dilraj Singh, Victor Moyo
Projected Opening Bowlers: Victor Moyo, Hazrat Said
Spin Options: Saeied Sadat, Avi Soni, Ashish Sharma
KUMMERFELDER SPORTVEREIN Key Players:
Ahmed Musaddiq, leading run scorer in the tournament so far with 226 runs from six innings, is leading six hitter in tournament with 22 maximos, strikes at 266 - best in the tournament, scored a magnificent 115 off 33 balls vs THCC, has also scalped five wickets.
Shoaib Azam, top order batsman, the captain has been good with the bat scoring 202 runs from eight innings. Has led his team to solid starts in almost all the matches and has bagged two man of the match awards as well.
Rajan Sharma, big hitting opening batsman makes his debut for KSV at ECS, has a century to his name in a friendly T10 game for Winterthur CC, he would be hoping to impress on the grand European Cricket stage.
Avi Soni is leading wicket taker for KSV with nine scalps from eight matches with a best return of 2-3.
FIRST CONTACT (FCT)
Captain: Sharif Safi
Wicketkeeper: Mohammad Akbar Jabarkhel
Projected Top Four: Zahir Shah Zakhil, Mohammad Akbar Jabarkhel, Imran Khan Hassan, Salman Haider
Projected Opening Bowlers: Sharif Safi, Abdulrahman Amarkhail
Spin Options: Salman Haider, Nassrullah Amla
FIRST CONTACT Key Players:
Zahir Shah Zakhil, the left handed batsman showed a wide array of shots in his knock of 34 against MTV, is the top scorer for his side smashing 165 runs from eight matches and has also grabbed five wickets with the ball.
Sadam Sherzad, top wicket taker for FCT scalping 10 wickets from seven matches with a best return of 3-19.
Sharif Safi, captain, all-rounder, has mustered 79 runs from six innings and has picked up five wickets with the ball.
Abdulrahman Amarkhail, bagged man of the match award for a brilliant bowling figures of 4/16 vs KHTC, has scalped a total of six wickets from eight matches.
Having won seven in a row, KSV are on a losing run of one after slipping to defeat to PSV in their final group game. KSV will also be without one of their star all-rounders Ahmed Musaddiq for this quarter-final who is away on a Germany national team camp. That said, it would still be the mother of all ECS shocks, if First Contact found the winning solution in this game, having barely scraped into the quarter-finals.
Match Prediction: Favourites Kummerfelder Sportverein (KSV) to win at a canter.
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