MATCH 9 (ECS21.732) OEIRAS (OEI) v COIMBRA KNIGHTS (CK) 0830 GMT | 1030 CET | 1400 IST
OEI Last Five Matches: W L L L L (Avg Score For 86, Avg Score Against 94)
CK Last Five Matches: L NR NR W L (Avg Score For 74, Avg Score Against 81)
Captain: Jiteshkumar Balkrishna
Wicketkeeper: Parth Jounjat
Projected Top Four: Kuldeep Gholiya, Conrad Greenshields, Jiteshkumar Balkrishna, Ranjit Narayan
Projected Opening Bowlers: Conrad Greenshields, Jai Mandhan
Spin Options: Paulo Buccimazza, Ranjit Narayan
OEIRAS Key Players:
Conrad Greenshields, quality South African all-rounder, has mustered 364 runs in all ECN matches and also picked up 19 wickets. A key man in the OEI lineup. Mustered 28 runs at a SR of 233 and picked up two wickets on Monday.
Ranjit Narayan, experienced all-rounder, finished the opening day as top scorer and wicket taker for OEI racking up 51 runs and picking up FOUR wickets.
Kuldeep Gholiya, talented wicket-keeper batsman, top scorer for OEI atFanCode Portugal T10 2021 racking up 212 runs in 10 games.
Krut Patel, hard-hitting all-rounder, second highest scorer for OEI at FanCode Portugal T10 2021 scoring 146 runs and picking up 12 wickets. Scalped two wickets on Monday.
Paulo Buccimazza, all-rounder, bowls tidy left arm spin, scored 70 runs and scalped 11 wickets at FanCode Portugal T10 2021.
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.
Oeiras did not enjoy a good opening day losing both their games and will be keen to bounce back against old friends Coimbra Knights.
Last time they met: PTT21.018 | OEI 37(6.4) def CK 36 (14 Apr 2021)
Match Prediction: Oeiras (OEI) to win comfortably and register their first win of the tournament.