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.
Formed in 2001, Koln CC will also be strong contenders for the trophy.
Twice Bundesliga champions in 2005 and 2012, Koln CC has also emerged victorious in 12 of the last 18 years in the state competition. Under the astute leadership of Dhruv Patel, Koln will fancy their chances of going all the way. Koln’s chances will be boosted by the signing of Prateek Dabholkar, a professional cricketer and Strength and Conditioning coach of the Jaipur Pink Panthers.
Captain: Dhruv Patel
Wicketkeeper: Satya Srinivas
Projected Top Four: Irfan Ahmed, Satya Srinivas, Tejas Morbagal, Dhruv Patel
Projected Opening Bowlers: Prateek Dabholkar, Ameya Deshpande
Spin Options: Sandheep Ravishankar, Tejas Morbagal, Dhruv Patel
KÖLN CC Key Players:
Dhruv Patel, calm and composed Captain who scored an unbeaten 25 of 21 balls to steer his side to victory against leaders Dusseldorf.
Irfan Ahmed, explosive opening batsman with 20 years of German cricket experience who can still rack up big scores.
Tejas Morbagal, an excellent top order batsman and a handy off-spinner. Instrumental in Koln’s success so far and is heading the wicket taking charts.
Satya Srinivas, former German wicket-keeper batsman, lightning quick behind the stumps and can be a match winner with the bat.
Asmdin Zadran, exceptional all rounder who can win games with either of his two primary skills.
Sandheep Ravishankar, left arm orthodox bowler and a stylish batsman.