MATCH 4 (ECS21.487) ROYAL TIGERS (ROT) v UNITED CSALAD (UCB) 1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST
ROT Last Five Matches: W W W W (Avg Score For 97, Avg Score Against 71)
UCB Last Five Matches: ON ECS DEBUT
Captain: Khaibar Deldar
Wicketkeeper: Sufiyan Mohammed
Projected Top Four: Zeeshan Khan, Stan Ahuja, Harsh Mandhyan, Khaibar Deldar
Projected Opening Bowlers: Habib Deldar, Harsh Mandhyan
Spin Options: Harsh Mandhyan, Stan Ahuja
ROYAL TIGERS Key Players:
Zeeshan Khan, MVP last summer, blasted a blistering 94 in the final with the title on the line. Arguably the best batsman in Hungary and his attacking approach really suits the T10 format. All-time club leading run scorer.
Khaibar Deldar, hard-hitting top order batsman who gives it a whack from ball one.Mustered an unbeaten 40 off 20 balls against Dunabogdany CC to bag a man of the match award.
Harsh Mandhyan, leading all-rounder who sets the tone with bat and ball. Racked up 42 runs in two innings and picked up three wickets as well.
Habib Deldar, right arm medium fast bowler who will take the new cherry for ROT, scalped eight wickets last season and was the only bowler to bowl TWO maiden overs in the tournament.
Captain: Anil Pattanaik
Wicketkeeper: Anil Pattanaik
Projected Top Four: Vinoth Ravindran, Bobby Patel, Ashrith Darapureddy, Amit Parihar
Projected Opening Bowlers: Amit Parihar, Dheeraj Gaikwad
Spin Options: Ashrith Darapureddy
UNITED CSALAD Key Players:
Amit Parihar, boasts of previous ECS experience playing for Dunabogdany Cricket Club, impressed last summer scoring over 50 runs and picking up three wickets and sure to be a factor with bat and ball.
Ashrith Darapureddy, a classic top order batsman who is a huge addition to the UCB ranks. A genuine off break mystery spinner who can also take responsibility with the new ball.
Vinoth Ravindran, right-hand batter and medium-fast bowler. One of the best cricketers in Hungary. A true asset for the team.
Reigning champions Royal Tigers will be strong favourites against United Csalad who are making their ECS debut. With an array of talent in their line up, UCB will be keen to get off to a quick start on the opening day.
Match Prediction: Royal Tigers (ROT) to win back-to-back matches.