MATCH 11 (ECS21.734) MALO (MAL) v COIMBRA KNIGHTS (CK) 1230 GMT | 1430 CET | 1800 IST
MAL Last Five Matches: W W W L L (Avg Score For 93, Avg Score Against 92)
CK Last Five Matches: L NR NR W L (Avg Score For 74, Avg Score Against 81)
Captain: Mian Mehmood
Wicketkeeper: Jayesh Popat
Projected Top Four: Mian Mehmood, Zulfiqar Shah, Aamer Ikram, Amir Zaib
Projected Opening Bowlers: Najam Shahzad, Syed Maisam
Spin Options: Assad Mehmood
Malo Key Players:
Mian Mehmood, captain, top all-rounder, leading scorer and wicket taker for MAL at FanCode Portugal T10 2021 racking up 245 runs and picking up 12 wickets. Looked good scoring an 11-ball 21 vs FRD on Monday.
Najam Shahzad, another star all-rounder, second highest scorer and wicket taker for MAL at FanCode Portugal T10 2021 racking up 225 runs and picking up 10 wickets.
Zulfiqar Shah, the left hander struggled at European Cricket Series Cartaxo 2020 but came back stronger at FanCode Portugal T10 2021 amassing 144 runs in 13 innings.
Syed Maisam, valuable all-rounder, racked up 116 runs and picked up SEVEN wickets at FanCode Portugal T10 2021.
Amir Zaib, the all-rounder finished top wicket taker atEuropean Cricket Series Cartaxo 2020 scalping 10 victims, has scored 169 runs in 11 innings in all ECN matches. Top scorer for MAL on Monday mustering 99 runs at a SR of 261 including a 28-ball 67 vs GOR.
COIMBRA KNIGHTS (CK)
Captain: Chris Redhead
Wicketkeeper: MD Zaman
Projected Top Four: Andrew Winter, Junaid Khan, Vikas Kumar, Miguel Stoman
Projected Opening Bowlers: Junaid Khan, Andrew Winter
Spin Options: Mubeen Tariq, Amit Kumar
COIMBRA KNIGHTS Key Players:
Andrew Winter, experienced all-rounder, played for Amigos CC in ECS Cartaxo September 2020, racking up 90 runs in four innings and picking up 5 wickets. Scalped THREE wickets and scored 27 runs.
Junaid Khan, star all-rounder, very good with the bat and equally sharp with the ball, racked up 267 runs in 17 ECN innings and has picked up 10 wickets. Picked up THREE wickets and top scored for CK on Tuesday scoring 28 runs.
Chris Redhead, captain, the medium pacer was top wicket taker for CK atFanCode Portugal T10 2021 scalping 15 wickets at an economy rate of 6.15 and a best return of 3-7.
Mubeen Tariq, right arm slow bowler, leading wicket taker in the tournament picking up SIX wickets in two games including a man of the match return of 3-14. Is a handy batsman as well.
MD Zaman, young wicket keeper batsman, loves playing the cover drive, has crazy quick hands behind the wickets. Second highest scorer for CK at FanCode Portugal T10 2021racking up 80 runs in nine innings.
Malo have won all previous meetings of the two sides and it’s hard to see that changing here.
Last time they met: PTT21.022 | MAL 81(8.4) def CK 76 (16 Apr 2021)
Match Prediction: Malo (MAL) can go back to back with another comfortable win.