MATCH 5 (ECS21.776) FORGE (FOR) v DEKATHLON (DEK) 1330 GMT | 1530 CET | 1900 IST
FOR Last Five Matches: ON ECS DEBUT
DEK Last Five Matches: ON ECS DEBUT
Captain: Nasir Mommandi
Wicketkeeper: Issa Muhammad
Projected Top Order: Shabbir Arslan, Amjad Amboo, Ali Ashgar, Kabir Ali
Likely Opening Bowlers: Ali Asghar, Umair Javid
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.
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.
Nasir Mommandi, top order batter and bowls leg spin-googly variations.
Captain: Aman Shah
Wicketkeeper: Ramzan Muhammad
Projected Top Order: Muaaz Ali, Abbas Anjum, Muhammad Shafique, Razwan Ali
Projected Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Shafique, Abbas Anjum
Spin Options: Aman Shah, Bilal Ghulam Hamza Ameer
DEKATHLON Key Players:
Muaaz Ali, the 22-year old youngster is one of the best batters in the DEK side. He will normally open the innings for his side, expect some fireworks at the start of the innings.
Muhammad Shafique, top order batter and fast bowler who will usually take the new cherry.
Amarpreet Mehmi, Greece national team player, the talented all-rounder has scored 46 runs in five innings and picked up two wickets in seven T20Is.
Formed in 2019, Forge were successful almost immediately, reaching the finals of the Hellenic Premier League in their debut season, and winning the Athens T20 Championship the following year. Dekathlon is definitely an unknown quantity and will be aiming to spring a surprise against a strong FOR side.
Match Prediction: Forge (FOR) to win comfortably.
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