1ST QUALIFIER - MATCH 22 (ECS21.721) VENI VEDI VICI (VVV) v SPARTA CRICKET 1888 (SPC) 0900 GMT | 1100 CET | 1430 IST
VVV Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 124, Avg Score Against 93)
SPC Last Five Matches: W W W L L (Avg Score For 130, Avg Score Against 105)
VENI VEDI VICI (VVV)
Captain: Zishan Akram
Wicketkeeper: Rahil Ahmad
Projected Top Four: Zishan Akram, Rahil Ahmed, Aziz Mohammad, Faisal Mehmood
Projected Opening Bowlers: Ashir Abid, Faisal Mehmood
Spin Options: Sheraz Sheikh, Mohsin Ghaznavi, Mahesh Hans
VENI VEDI VICI Key Players:
Aziz Mohammad, destructive right handed batsman, third highest scorer in the tournament mustering 223 runs in seven games at a SR 265 including a brilliant 92 off 30 balls vs KAM. Has also picked up FIVE wickets.
Mohsin Ghaznavi, the wily leg spinner is the leading wicket taker in the tournament scalping 10 wickets in six games with a best return of 3-11.
Khalid Ahmadi, Belgium International, the allrounder is the joint second highest wicket taker for VVV picking up SEVEN wickets in five games and is more than a handy batsman. Loves batting against spinners. Has mustered 76 runs in four innings at a SR of 281.
Mahesh Hans, right arm off-spinner, joint second highest wicket taker for VVV picking up SEVEN wickets in four games, returned man of the match figures of 4-11 vs SPC.
Zishan Akram, captain, has taken the responsibility to open the innings and provide good starts to his team, second highest scorer for VVV racking up 116 runs in seven innings.
Shahrukh Akhter, the big hitting middle order batsman has scored 112 runs in seven matches and is the third highest scorer for VVV.
SPARTA CRICKET 1888 (SPC)
Captain: Garnett Tarr
Wicketkeeper: Garnett Tarr
Projected Top Four: Garnett Tarr, Musa Ahmad, Vikramjit Singh, Aryan Dutt
Projected Opening Bowlers: Vikramjit Singh, Asief Hoseinbaks
Spin Options: Faisal Iqbal, Shariz Ahmad
SPARTA CRICKET 1888 Key Players:
Musa Ahmad, talented left handed batsman, second highest scorer for SPC plundering 180 runs in six innings at a SR of 231. Brought up his second ECS century on Tuesday mustering 101* off 36 balls vs LIE.
Garnett Tarr, right handed opening batsman, mustered 54 off 16 in the first game and 77 off 25 in the last game of the opening day. Second highest run scorer in the tournament hammering 344 runs in eight games at a SR of 275 bagging three man of the match awards.
Imram Choudry, the right arm medium pacer is the joint leading wicket taker for SPC scalping SIX victims in three games including tournament best figures of 4-20.
Asief Hoseinbaks, left arm spinner, joint second highest wicket taker for SPC picking up FIVE wickets in six games.
Shariz Ahmad, the off-spinner is the joint leading wicket taker for SPC picking up SIX wickets in seven games at an economy rate of just six.
Tom Hoornweg, right arm medium pacer, joint second highest wicket taker for SPC picking up FIVE wickets in six games.
Veni Vedi Vici have prevailed in both meetings with the reigning champs SPC so far. Can the hosts Sparta make it third time lucky against VVV?
Last time they met: ECS21.715 | VVV 106 def SPC 92 (2 Sep 2021)
Match Prediction: Veni Vedi Vici (VVV) to edge a close contest.
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