FINAL - MATCH 48 (ECS21.435) KUMMERFELDER SPORTVEREIN (KSV) v MTV STALLIONS (MTV) 1400 GMT | 1600 CET | 1930 IST
KSV Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 114, Avg Score Against 91)
MTV Last Five Matches: W L W W W (Avg Score For 84, Avg Score Against 82)
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:
Muhammad Samiullah, top batsman who scores at a rapid rate. Scored a blistering 28-ball 78 in the opener against VFB. Scored an unbeaten 35 off 15 balls in the first semi-final. Can also turn his arm over with aplomb.
Shoaib Azam, top order batsman, the captain has been good with the bat scoring 248 runs from 10 innings. Has led his team to solid starts in almost all the matches and has bagged three man of the match awards as well.
Rajan Sharma, big hitting opening batsman, 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, scalped 3-18 and scored 16 off 13 balls to steer his side to victory in the first semi-final.
Hazrat Said, a young fast bowler, has impressed with his speed and accuracy, picking up eight victims from eight matches.
Avi Soni is leading wicket taker for KSV with 12 scalps from 10 matches with a best return of 3-5 against FCT in the first quarter-final.
MTV STALLIONS (MTV)
Captain: Gaurav Singh Rathore
Wicketkeeper: Sachin Mandy
Projected Top Four: Suraj Mothilal, Prashanth Potharlanka, Sachin Mandy, Mohammad Faruq Arabzai
Projected Opening Bowlers: Ujwal Gadiraju, Mohammad Faruq Arabzai
Spin Options: Asghar Amarkhil, Gaurav Singh Rathore
MTV STALLIONS Key Players:
Mohammad Faruq Arabzai, talented all-rounder, clocks good speeds while bowling and drives the ball exquisitely, scored first fifty of the tournament blasting a 20-ball 56*, has mustered 117 runs from six matches and has picked up four wickets.
Ujwal Gadiraju, leads the Stallion's bowling attack, swings the ball both ways making batsmen look silly, has a good slower ball and can hit some lusty blows down the order, has scalped eight wickets from 10 games.
Gaurav Rathore, captain, has led from the front with bat, bowl and on field. He has played a couple of match winning knocks with the bat scoring a total of 103 runs from nine innings, has scalped eight wickets with the ball, and has bagged three man of the match awards.
Prakash Singh, right arm fast bowler, is the leading wicket taker for MTV picking up 11 wickets from nine matches conceding at under six runs an over, returned with best figures of 3-14 against MTSV.
Sachin Mandy, stylish wicket-keeper batsman, always switched on behind the wickets, and has the potential to turn a game on its head with the bat, has racked up 1138 runs from eight innings.
The two top teams from each group have made it to the final. Kummerfelder Sportverein sailed through to the finals beating SC Europa for the third time in the season. The return of explosive batsman Muhammad Samiullah have given a boost to their fragile middle order. KSV will aim to claim their third ECN trophy against MTV Stallions who themselves will be looking to win their maiden ECS trophy after edging past PSV in the second semi-final.
Last time they met: KSV 97(8.2) def MTV 96 (1 Jul 2020)
Match Prediction: Kummerfelder Sportverein (KSV) to be crowned champions in Kiel.
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