MATCH 38 (ECS21.377) DJK SG SOLINGEN (DSS) v KÖLN CC (KCC) 1030 GMT | 1230 CET | 1600 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, Asmdin Zadran
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 with plenty to spare.
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