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.
Koln Challengers were formed in 2013 and can boast less silverware than their more illustrious local rivals Koln CC.
Led by President and captain Kesava Motati, Koln Challengers are not to be underestimated over the shorter format and will look to reach the knockout stages at the very least.
Captain: Kesava Motati
Wicketkeeper: Vijay Rathnavel
Projected Top Four: Amey Potale, Sriram Gurumurthy, Ayush Sharma, Rohit Narayanan
Projected Opening Bowlers: Kesava Motati, Aravind Muthusubramanian
Spin Options: Sriram Gurumurthy
KÖLN CHALLENGERS Key Players:
Amey Potale, destructive opening batsman, loves anything short and can dispatch it with disdain.
Sriram Gurumurthy, considered an elegant slogger by his teammates, he will have the responsibility of providing KCH with quick starts, can roll his arm over too.
Kesava Motati, captain, all-time leading wicket taker, will spearhead the attack, can swing the ball both ways.
Aravind Muthusubramanian, good consistent bowler who has the canny knack of picking up wickets.
Srinivas Nareshkumar, caught the eye with some tidy bowling and a safe pair of hands.
Tune into the live action from Germanyfrom Monday to Saturday from * 0700 GMT * 0900 CEST * 1230 IST.