MATCH 20 (ECS21.827) KINGS XI (KIN-XI) v FRESH TROPICAL (FT) 1330 GMT | 1430 CET | 1900 IST
KIN-XI Last Five Matches: W L L W L (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 105)
FT Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 152, Avg Score Against 93)
KINGS XI (KIN-XI)
Captain: Jaipal Singh
Wicketkeeper: Manjeet Singh
Projected Top Four: Vikas Kumar, Malkeet Singh, Simranjeet Singh, Jagmeet Singh
Projected Opening Bowlers: Vikas Kumar, Noman Ali
Spin Options: Jagmeet Singh, Jaipal Singh
KINGS XI Key Players:
Simranjit Singh, classical batter, plays the straight drive and pull shot very well, the right hander was in red hot form at FanCode ECS Italy Bologna playing a couple of extraordinary knocks, hasn’t shown that form yet, is the second highest scorer for KIN-XI racking up 89 runs including a match winning knock of 30* off 22 balls.
Vikas Kumar, big hitter, loves to cut and pull, highest run scorer for KIN-XI racking up 182 runs in six games including an unbeaten 55 off 30 balls. He also picked up SIX wickets.
Jaswinder Singh, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for KIN-XI picking up 11 wickets in four games with a best return of 4-15.
Jagmeet Singh, left arm off-spinner, joint second highest wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping 10 wickets in six games at an economy rate of just 6.75.
FRESH TROPICAL (FT)
Captain: Bilal Hamid
Wicketkeeper: Zain Naqvi
Projected Top Four: Amir Sharif, Zain Naqvi, Mahash Javed, Imran Muhammad
Projected Opening Bowlers: Amir Sharif, Bilal Hamid
Spin Options: Sadam Hussain, Imran Muhammad
FRESH TROPICAL Key Players:
Amir Sharif, a solid all-rounder,aggressive opening batter and right arm pacer, has been in good form recently, second highest scorer for FT racking up 180 runs in six games at a SR of 250. He also picked up FOUR wickets.
Zahid Cheema, Italian internationalfast bowler, has been excellent with the ball picking up SIX wickets in six games and is the joint second highest wicket taker for FT.
Zain Naqvi, all-rounder, hard hitting opening batter, top run scorer in the tournament plundering 194 runs in six games at a SR of 275! He has hit the most sixes in the tournament so far - 20.
Hakimi Suliman, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for FT scalping 10 wickets including a best return of 4-6 vs JIB on Thursday.
Fresh tropical edged a narrow win against Kings XI in their previous meeting. With that win, FT have secured top spot. KIN-XI will be gutted with and will be looking to avenge the loss.
Last time they met: ECS21.825 | FT 99 def KIN-XI 97 (5 Nov 2021)
Match Prediction: Fresh Tropical (FT) to win seventh straight game.
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