MATCH 3 (ECS21.702) SPARTA CRICKET 1888 (SPC) v SV KAMPONG CRICKET (KAM) 1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST
SPC Last Five Matches: W L W W W (Avg Score For 110, Avg Score Against 98)
KAM Last Five Matches: L W W L W (Avg Score For 97, Avg Score Against 98)
Captain: Garnett Tarr
Wicketkeeper: Garnett Tarr
Projected Top Four: Musa Ahmad, Garnett Tarr, Vikramjit Singh, Aryan Dutt
Projected Opening Bowlers: Max Hoornweg, Mudassar Bukhari
Spin Options: Faisal Iqbal, Shariz Ahmad
SPARTA CRICKET 1888 Key Players:
Musa Ahmad, talented left handed batsman, top scorer last summer mustering 254 runs at a strike rate of 192. The hard hitting batsman also hit the most fours and sixes - 24 and 18 respectively.
Garnett Tarr, right handed opening batsman, mustered 54 off 16 in the opening game to bag the man of the match award in his maiden ECS match.
SV KAMPONG CRICKET (KAM)
Captain: Usman Malik
Wicketkeeper: Ratha Alphonse
Projected Top Four: Usman Malik, Ratha Alphonse, Shaheryar Butt, Bilal Saleem
Projected Opening Bowlers: Usman Malik, Roy Numair
Spin Options: Pierre Jacod
SV KAMPONG CRICKET Key Players:
Shaheryar Butt, Belgium captain, all-rounder, top scorer for KAM last summer racking up 138 runs in seven innings including a fifty.
Usman Malik, captain, right arm medium pacer, second highest wicket taker for KAM last term scalping EIGHT wickets in seven games at an ER of 6.07.
Bilal Saleem, experienced all-rounder, scored 61 runs in five innings last term, only dismissed once, and picked up three wickets as well.
Ratha Alphonse, young, talented wicket-keeper batsman, second highest scorer for KAM last year, racking up 113 runs in six matches.
Sparta Cricket 1888 will be more familiar with the conditions having featured in the opener and will start favourites as SV Kampong Cricket will need some time to get acclimatized to the playing conditions. The two sides have met twice in ECS before with SPC winning both the games on the way to the title last season.
Last time they met: SPC 87 def KAM 84 (16 Sep 2020)
Match Prediction: Sparta Cricket 1888 (SPC) to win comprehensively.
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