MATCH 5 (ECS21.812) JINNAH BRESCIA (JIB) v KINGS XI (KIN-XI) 0730 GMT | 0830 CET | 1300 IST
JIB Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 122, Avg Score Against 94)
KIN-XI Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 136, Avg Score Against 101)
JINNAH BRESCIA (JIB)
Captain: Rukhsar Ahmed
Wicketkeeper: Hassan Ahmad
Projected Top Four: Nisar Ahmed, Sharukh Nawaz, Hassan Ahmad, Rizwan Tanveer
Projected Opening Bowlers: Muhammad Imran, Janaka Wass
Spin Options: Hasnat Ahmed, Muhammad Rizwan
JINNAH BRESCIA Key Players:
Hassan Ahmad, hard hitting left handed batsman, top scored at FanCode ECS Italy Brescia racking up 274 runs at an average of 55 and SR of 194. He hit 25 sixes, the most in the competition.
Sukhwinder Singh, left arm fast bowler, has good pace and can swing the ball into the right handers, joint second highest wicket taker for JIB in ECS Brescia with nine scalps including a best return of 5-14.
Janaka Wass, aggressive batter, doesn’t take any time to get going, hammered 112 runs in eight innings at a staggering strike rate of 238 in ECS Brescia, top wicket taker for JIB picking up 10 wickets including a stunning figures of 4-9 in the final.
Nisar Ahmed, fierce opening batsman, isn't afraid of charging down to fast bowlers, can score runs all around the park, mustered 239 runs in nine innings in ECS Brescia earlier this year. He also looked in good nick in ECC racking up 241 runs in 13 innings.
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, second highest scorer for KIN-XI on Monday racking up 44 runs including a match winning knock of 30* off 22 balls.
Vikas Kumar, big hitter, loves to cut and pull, second highest run scorer for KIN-XI, top scored on day one racking up 93 runs in two games including an unbeaten 55 off 30 balls. He also picked up THREE wickets.
Noman Ali, fast bowler, looked lethal with his extra pace troubling the batsmen in Bologna, swings the ball away from right handers, joint leading wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping NINE wickets. Scalped TWO wickets on Monday.
Jagmeet Singh, left arm off-spinner, joint top wicket taker for KIN-XI scalping THREE wickets in two games at an economy rate of just 5.25.
Two time ECS Champions Jinnah Brescia enter the fray taking on Kings XI who are unbeaten in ECS this year.
Match Prediction: Jinnah Brescia (JIB) to kick start the tournament with a win.
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