MATCH 16 (ECS21.787) KALLITHEA SIXERS ATHENS (KSA) v FORGE (FOR) 0530 GMT | 0730 CET | 1100 IST
KSA Last Five Matches: L L L L L (Avg Score For 67, Avg Score Against 101)
FOR Last Five Matches: L L W W L (Avg Score For 78, Avg Score Against 70)
KALLITHEA SIXERS ATHENS (KSA)
Captain: Vaios Pringas
Wicketkeeper: Clinton Freeman
Projected Top Order: Parveez Niazai, Naquibullah Ahmadzai, Clinton Freeman, Vaios Pringas, Jonathan Allen
Projected Opening Bowlers: Parveez Niazai, Naqibullah Ahmadzai
Spin Options: Vaios Pringas
KALLITHEA SIXERS ATHENS Key Players:
Vaio Springas, the captain is a vastly experienced batter, and a tricky bowler able to use his height to extract variable bounce. Top scorer for KSA racking up 87 runs in four innings.
Naqibullah Ahmadzai, top all-rounder for KSA, is leading the wickets column jointly, scalping FIVE wickets. He is also the second highest scorer for KSA scoring 63 runs.
Jonathan Allen, capable medium pacer with the ability to shape the ball around. A decent batter with a wide selection of shots in his locker. Joint top wicket taker for KSA picking up FIVE wickets in five games.
Parveez Niazai, Good top order batter possessing a broad selection of shots. Can find the boundary with ease. Likely to open bowling as well with good, disciplined line and length. Will save runs in the field too with his powerful arm. Has picked up FOUR wickets and scored 33 runs.
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. Has picked up FIVE wickets in seven games at an ER of 5.84.
Amjad Amboo, useful all-rounder, joint highest wicket taker for FOR picking up FIVE wickets. He has also scored 71 runs.
Shabbir Arslan, the right handed opener is the top scorer for Forge racking up 103 runs in seven games.
Nemat Logaree, left arm medium pacer, is very accurate with his line and length, joint top wicket taker for his side picking up FIVE wickets at an ER of just 5.11.
Nasir Mommandi, top order batter and bowls leg spin-googly variations. Second highest scorer for Forge racking up 92 runs in seven games.
Omid Niazi, right arm medium pacer, returned player of the match figures of 3-9 vs GEK on Thursday.
Kallithea Sixers Athens find themselves winless going into the last day of group stage. With a poor NRR, KSA’s chances of FInals Day qualification are slim but they will be keen to sign off on a high.
Last time they met: ECS21.782 | FOR 92 def KSA 56 (21 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Forge (FOR) to rack up a fourth win.
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