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.
MSC Frankfurt cruised into the semi-finals with a well-timed chase against Bayer Uerdingen Wolves. Adel Khan bagged his second man of the match award for a classy 46 off 30 balls.
In an historic first-ever Golden Ball in the knockout stages of an ECS tournament, co-hosts Bayer Uerdingen Boosters upset Group B winners Dusseldorf Blackcaps. The six-hitting sensation Aritharan Vaseekaran kept the hopes alive for the Boosters with a blistering unbeaten 32 off 16 balls, before scrambling the two mandatory runs off the Golden Ball.
Bonn Blue Star beat Aachen Rising Stars in the third quarter-final to set up a clash with Bayer Uerdingen Boosters in the opening semi-final on Saturday. Dilshan Rajudeen once again bagged the man of the match award for his excellent all-round performance.
Koln CC clinched the last remaining semi-final spot knocking out VfB Gelsenkirchen. A fantastic effort of 4-7 from Rubesh Palaniappan was overshadowed by an all-round contribution from Koln's Asmdin Zadran who was also named man of the match. Koln CC now face ECS Frankfurt champions MSC Frankfurt in the second semi-final.