MATCH 7 (ECS21.730) FRIENDSHIP CC (FRD) v WILD PANTHERS (WLP) 1230 GMT | 1430 CET | 1800 IST
FRD Last Five Matches: W W (Avg Score For 123, Avg Score Against 110)
WLP Last Five Matches: ON ECS DEBUT
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: 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, racked up 341 runs with two fifty plus scores in 21 ECN matches.
Md Siraj Nipo, classy left handed batsman with 244 runs in 21 ECN matches. Bowls tight left arm off spin, hard to get away. Leading GOR wicket taker at ECN with 31 victims and best figures of 3-3.
Mitul Patel, opening bowler, shows good control with the ball and can swing the new ball both ways.
Kishan Suthar, talented wicket keeper batsman, can open the batting as well as play in the middle order and provide finishing touches to the WLP innings.
Friendship CC enjoyed a great start on Monday, winning both their games impressively and will be looking to make it four in a row against fellow newcomers WLP.
Match Prediction: Friendship CC (FRD) could make it four in a row with another win, but Wild Panthers will push them all the way.
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