MATCH 19 (ECS21.742) WILD PANTHERS (WLP) v MALO (MAL) 1230 GMT | 1430 CET | 1800 IST
WLP Last Five Matches: W W W L (Avg Score For 104, Avg Score Against 103)
MAL Last Five Matches: W L L W W (Avg Score For 110, Avg Score Against 105)
WILD PANTHERS (WLP)
Captain: Akshar Patel
Wicketkeeper: Kishan Suthar
Projected Top Four: Azhar Andani, Waqar Nasir, Md Siraj Nipo, Kishan Suthar
Projected Opening Bowlers: Mitul Patel, Parth Patel
Spin Options: Md Siraj Nipo, Akshar Patel, Dharm Patel, Hardik Patel
WILD PANTHERS Key Players:
Azhar Andani, big hitting opening batsman, second highest scorer in the tournament mustering 159 runs in four games and has picked up FIVE wickets as well.
Mitul Patel, opening bowler, shows good control with the ball and can swing the new ball both ways. Joint top wicket taker for WLP scalping FIVE victims in four games.
Waqar Nasir, right hand opening batsman, looked in fine form on Tuesday racking up 55 runs in two games. Second highest scorer for WLP with a total of 63 runs from four matches.
Dikshit Patel, valuable all-rounder, second highest wicket taker for WLP picking up FOUR wickets and has also scored 39 runs.
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 Shahid, captain, top all-rounder, second highest scorer for MAL racking up 112 runs including back-to-back man of the match performances on Wednesday taking his side to two crucial victories.
Najam Shahzad, another star all-rounder, has scored 61 runs at a strike rate of 203 and has scalped three wickets.
Amir Zaib, the all-rounder, top scorer and wicket taker for MAL mustering 118 runs at a SR of 251 including a 28-ball 67 vs GOR and has picked up SIX wickets.
Assad Mehmood, right arm slow bowler, very effective, second highest wicket taker for MAL picking up FIVE wickets with a best return of 3-12.
Reigning champions Malo face a stiff task against second placed Wild Panthers who have been impressive on debut.
Match Prediction: Malo (MAL) to edge a narrow win.
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