MATCH 6 (ECS21.729) FRIENDSHIP CC (FRD) v COIMBRA KNIGHTS (CK) 0830 GMT | 1230 CET | 1600 IST
FRD Last Five Matches: W W (Avg Score For 123, Avg Score Against 110)
CK Last Five Matches: L L L NR NR (Avg Score For 73, Avg Score Against 92)
Captain: Imtiaz Rana
Wicketkeeper: Mizu Rahman
Projected Top Four: Mizu Rahman, Mohammad Asad, Md Nazrul Islam, Imtiaz Rana
Projected Opening Bowlers: Mohammad Asad, Nazmul Hasan
Spin Options: Md Abdul Motin
FRIENDSHIP CC Key Players:
Md Nazrul Islam, a talented top order batsman with the ability to bowl at any slot with a tight line and length. He could be a game changer. Top scorer on the opening day mustering 114 runs at a SR of 243 including two fifties and a deserved man of the match award.
Mohammad Asad, Right-hand top-order batsmen and medium fast bowler, he’s also the coach of FRD and can open the innings with both bat and ball. Scored 59 runs in two games during an impressive opening day.
Nazmul Hasan, right-arm pace bowler, bowls fast, has great skills, capable of destroying any top order, can bowl good slower balls too. Picked up a couple of wickets on Monday.
Md Abdul Motin, right arm off-spinner, returned man of the match with tournament best figures of 4-15 vs reigning champs Malo.
Imtiaz Rana, captain, bowling all-rounder, is generally calm under pressure, can swing the ball and is a capable batsman. Was economical with the ball picking up a wicket on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coimbra Knights did not enjoy a particularly good debut tournament in April 2021 but with the benefit of that previous experience, CK will be eyeing a better showing this time around. Friendship CC enjoyed a great start on Monday, winning both their games impressively.
Match Prediction: Friendship (FRD) to win again and make it three in a row.
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