MATCH 5 (ECS21.880) MATER DEI (MTD) v MSIDA WARRIORS (MSW) 0730 GMT | 0830 CET | 1300 IST
MTD Last Five Matches: W W L L L (Avg Score For 83, Avg Score Against 83)
MSW Last Five Matches: NR NR L W L (Avg Score For 67, Avg Score Against 81)
MATER DEI (MTD)
Captain: Sam Aquilina
Wicketkeeper: Sam Aquilina
Projected Top Four: Cornelius Younus, Azeem Sathi, Muhammad Suleman, Michael Nazir
Projected Opening Bowlers: Rency Jacob, Edward Mahima
Spin Options: Michael Nazir, Atif Sharazy, Salman Khan
MATER DEI Key Players:
Cornelius Younus, left-handed opening batsman who likes to go after the bowlers from ball one. He was the second highest scorer for MTD with 112 runs from nine matches .
Azeem Sathi, a destructive right handed batter, and fierce medium pace bowler, top scorer for MTD in the previous edition racking up 125 runs. He also picked up SEVEN wickets.
Michael Nazir, former national team player, decent batsman who times the ball very well. A crafty off-spinner who can deceive batsmen with his change in pace. Racked up 94 runs in eight innings and has picked up FOUR wickets with the ball.
Salman Khan, experienced off-spinner, scalped SEVEN wickets from seven matches with a best return of 3-4.
MSIDA WARRIORS (MSW)
Captain: Shijil Joy
Wicketkeeper: Rockey Dianish
Projected Top Four: Sajith Sukumaran, Nandulal Sivan, Rockey Dianish, Divyesh Kumar
Projected Opening Bowlers: Sajith Sukumaran, Basil Joy
Spin Options: Ashwin Paul
MSIDA WARRIORS Key Players:
Divyesh Kumar, the right handed batter top scored for MSW on Monday racking up 34 runs in two games. He also picked up TWO wickets.
Joy Mathai, right arm medium pacer, joint top wicket taker for MSW on Monday picking up FOUR wickets including a player of the match performance of 3-11.
Shijil Joy, right arm pacer, the skipper can bowl tidy spells in the middle overs, he scalped FOUR wickets at ECS Malta 2020 with a best return of 3-14. Scalped FOUR wickets on Monday with a best return of 3-9.
Quarter Finalists at FanCode ECS Malta earlier this year, Mater Dei enter the fray against Msida Warriors. With all four teams getting off the mark on Monday, MTD will look to start off on a positive note too.
Match Prediction: Msida Warriors to rack up a second win.
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