10 top teams from Western Germany feature over 12 days in 48 hotly-anticipated T10 matches from the new home of German cricket in Krefeld. Every game will be live streamed worldwide on the European Cricket Network and on FanCode - a multi-sport aggregator platform, from the house of Dream Sports for the Indian Sub-Continent.

Day 10 PREVIEW: FanCode ECS Germany Krefeld – Matches 37 to 40

European Cricket Network live broadcasts four T10 matches on Day 10 of the 2021 FanCode ECS Germany, Krefeld on Thursday 27 May.

 

Koln CC return to the fray after a day’s rest and will be eager to challenge for top spot against a struggling DJK SG Solingen side who have already been eliminated from the competition. Bonn Blue Star and current leaders Dusseldorf Blackcaps cap off the last day of group stage action with a couple of mouthwatering encounters.



Group B

DB  Düsseldorf Blackcaps (5-1, NRR+2.729)

BBS  Bonn Blue Star (4-1-1, NRR+1.799)

KCC  Köln CC (3-2-1, NRR+0.533)

BUW Bayer Uerdingen Wolves (2-5-1, NRR+0.346)

DSS  DJK SG Solingen (0-5-1, NRR-5.884)

 

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MATCH 37  (ECS21.376)

DJK SG SOLINGEN (DSS) v KÖLN CC (KCC)

0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST

 

MATCH 38  (ECS21.377)

DJK SG SOLINGEN (DSS) v KÖLN CC (KCC)

0900 GMT | 1100 CET | 1430 IST

 

DSS Last Five Matches: L NR L L L (Avg Score For 62, Avg Score Against 115) 

KCC Last Five Matches: L L W W NR (Avg Score For 97, Avg Score Against 88) 

 

DJK SG SOLINGEN (DSS)

Captain: Venkatesh Reddy

Wicketkeeper: Vinay Gari

Projected Top Four: Vinay Gari, Chaitanya Puttaparthi, Venkatesh Reddy, Sisindri Dasari

Projected Opening Bowlers: Veeru Kolla, Sisindri Dasari

Spin Options: Bala Mavillapalli, Ramsai Vishnubhotla

 

DJK SG SOLINGEN Key Players:

Veeru Kolla is the most experienced player in the Solingen lineup and leads their bowling attack, is also the top scorer for DSS scoring 75 runs from five innings.

Venkatesh Reddy, leading the side for the first time, has scalped two wickets from four overs and has racked up 46 runs 

Srikanth Thorlikonda, top wicket taker for DSS with three scalps to his name, has also scored 41 runs with the bat.

Sisindri Dasari, young talented all-rounder, is a serious hitter of the ball and targets the toes with the ball. He is also very energetic in the field, scored 22 runs from three innings including a 5-ball 16 on Monday, also picked up a wicket. He has the best strike rate among all Solingen batsmen.



KÖLN CC (KCC)

Captain: Dhruv Patel

Wicketkeeper: Satya Srinivas

Projected Top Four: Irfan Ahmed, Satya Srinivas, Tejas Morbagal, Dhruv Patel

Projected Opening Bowlers: Asmdin Zadran, Ameya Deshpande

Spin Options: Sandheep Ravishankar, Tejas Morbagal, Dhruv Patel

 

KÖLN CC Key Players:

Irfan Ahmed, explosive opening batsman with 20 years of German cricket experience, age is just a number for him, has racked up 168 runs from five innings at a SR of 187.

Tejas Morbagal, an excellent top order batsman and a handy off-spinner, and a great team man. Instrumental in Koln’s first win and is heading the wicket taking charts this tournament scalping 11 wickets with a best return of 4-14, has also racked up 84 runs with the bat.

Asmdin Zadran, exceptional all rounder who can win games with either of his two primary skills. Looked in good form with the ball picking up three wickets in two games on Tuesday.

Sandheep Ravishankar, left arm orthodox bowler and a stylish batsman, lazy elegance is what defines this talented middle order batsman, has picked up seven wickets with a best return of 3-8.

 

DJK SG Solingen have not looked like winning a game so far and this is most unlikely to change against two-time Bundesliga champions Koln CC who will be looking to give their NRR a serious boost and make a late challenge for top spot.

 

Match Prediction: Koln CC (KCC) to win both games with plenty to spare.

 

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MATCH 39(ECS21.378)

BONN BLUE STAR (BBS) v DÜSSELDORF BLACKCAPS (DB)

1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST

 

MATCH 40(ECS21.379)

BONN BLUE STAR (BBS) v DÜSSELDORF BLACKCAPS (DB)

1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST

 

BSS Last Five Matches: W NR W W W (Avg Score For 111, Avg Score Against 81) 

DB Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 74) 

 

BONN BLUE STAR (BBS)

Captain: Khurram Ilyas

Wicketkeeper: Zaheer Abbas

Projected Top Four: Zaheer Abbas, Dilshan Rajudeen, Sahir Naqash, Naeem Akhtar

Projected Opening Bowlers: Ranjith Singh, Haron Khan

Spin Options: Jawad Azizi, Dilshan Rajudeen, Bryan Rattan, Karanjit Brar

 

BONN BLUE STAR Key Players:

Dilshan Rajudeen, former national team player, all-time leading run scorer for Bonn Blue Star, has looked in prime form and is BBS leading run scorer with 158 runs from five innings at an average of 79 and strike rate of 176, bagging three man of the match awards in the process.

Zaheer Abbas, hard hitting opening batsman, has consistently provided good starts amassing 85 runs from five innings, has scored over 70 percent of his runs in boundaries.

Haron Khan, the hat-trick hero, bowls with good pace and extracts decent bounce from the pitch, returned figures of 3-13 against Koln CC, is also top wicket taker for BBS with six scalps to his name.

Ranjith Singh, another former national team player, all-time leading wicket taker for BBS picking up 64 wickets, has picked up four wickets so far with best figures of 2-10 against DSS on Tuesday.



DÜSSELDORF BLACKCAPS (DB)

Captain: Venkat Ganesan

Wicketkeeper: Niraj Patel

Projected Top Four: Venkat Ganesan, Kashif Shahab, Oascoroni Ahamed, Nilay Patel

Projected Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Raheel, Abdulmajeed Ahmadzai

Spin Options: Neeraj Sharma, Venkat Ganesan

 

DÜSSELDORF BLACKCAPS Key Players:

Venkat Ganesan, Captain of Germany, solid opening batsman, loves playing the pull shot, is also a handy off spinner, has got starts but failed to convert them into big scores, made a significant contribution with the ball on Saturday returning figures of 4-7.

Oascoroni Ahamed, big hitter and excellent swing bowler, can clear the fence with ease and boasts previous first class cricket experience in Bangladesh, top scorer for Dusseldorf mustering 146 runs from six matches including a man of the match performance of 16-ball 51 vs Koln CC.

Kashif Shahab, reliable all-rounder and all-time club leading wicket taker, contributed with bat and ball in the opening match scoring 23 off 14 balls and picking up 3-15 to bag a deserved man of the match award, is leading the wicket taking charts for DB picking up nine wickets at an economy rate of 5.41, has also racked up 82 runs from six innings.

Nilay Patel, stroke maker and gun fielder, loves playing the lofted drive, is the key man in the middle overs, has racked up 91 runs from six matches and is the second highest run scorer for DB.

 

This is definitely the most even of the matchups on Day 10. BBS have firepower at the top of the order to challenge DB who will be eyeing top spot in the group in order to set up, in theory, an easier quarter-final.

 

Match Prediction: Bonn Blue Star and Dusseldorf Blackcaps to share the spoils with a win a piece.

 

 

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