MATCH 14 (ECS21.785) FORGE (FOR) v GEK (GEK) 1130 GMT | 1330 CET | 1700 IST
FOR Last Five Matches: W L L L (Avg Score For 71, Avg Score Against 72)
GEK Last Five Matches: W W W W (Avg Score For 105, Avg Score Against 86)
Captain: Nasir Mommandi
Wicketkeeper: Issa Muhammad
Projected Top Order: Shabbir Arslan, Amjad Amboo, Ali Ashgar, Omid Niazi
Likely Opening Bowlers: Ali Asghar, Amjad Amboo
Spin Option(s): Nasir Mommandi, Yaqub Ahmadzi
FORGE Key Players:
Asghar Ali, talented all-rounder, can bowl quick but very accurate in his line and length. Record wicket taker since 2019. Is economical and consistent. Has picked up THREE wickets in four games.
Amjad Amboo, useful all-rounder, second highest scorer for his side racking up 46 runs and has scalped FOUR wickets in four games.
Shabbir Arslan, the right handed opener is the top scorer for Forge racking up 53 runs in four games.
Sajid Mehar, can apparently bat both right and left hand and bowl at decent pace. A very special young talent, can bat anywhere in the order. Returned figures of 2-7 vs ACA on Wednesday.
Nasir Mommandi, top order batter and bowls leg spin-googly variations. Scored a fighting 28 off 22 balls in the second game vs DEK on Tuesday. Has scored a total of 42 runs in four games.
Umair Javid, the hard hitting all-rounder scored an unbeaten 34 off 18 to bag player of the match award in his debut ECS game.
Captain: Aslam Mohammad
Wicketkeeper: Giorgos Nikitas
Projected Top Order: Aslam Mohammad, Tasos Manousis, Sinan Khan, Giorgios Galanis
Projected Opening Bowlers: Aamir Javaid, Aslam Mohammad
Spin Options: Giorgios Galanis, Tasos Manousis, Ilias Bardis
GEK Key Players:
Aslam Mohammad, national team player and coach, the all-rounder is the leading run scorer for Greece in T20Is. Top scorer and second highest wicket taker for GEK racking up 81 runs and scalping FOUR wickets in four games.
Tasos Manousis, hard hitting left handed batter, second highest scorer for Greece in T20Is. Second highest scorer for GEK scoring 70 runs in four games.
Giorgios Galanis, the talented 17-year old spinner is the leading wicket taker for Greece in T20Is. Top wicket taker for GEK picking up SIX wickets in four games.
Asrar Ahmed, another Greece national team player who has performed reasonably well in T20Is. Has picked up three wickets so far.
Forge and GEK are two of the best sides in the competition but have had contrasting results. While GEK are going strong with four straight wins, FOR have lost three games on the trot and will be aiming to turn things around on Thursday.
Match Prediction: GEK (GEK) to remain unbeaten with a couple of impressive wins.
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