MATCH 11 (ECS21.806) INTELLECTUALS (INT) v MADRID UNITED (MAU) 1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST
INT Last Five Matches: W W W L W (Avg Score For 86, Avg Score Against 100)
MAU Last Five Matches: L W L L L (Avg Score For 88, Avg Score Against 94)
Captain: Husnain Akram
Wicketkeeper: Javed Iqbal
Projected Top Four: Javed Iqbal, Shakeel Sultan, Furqan Muhammad, Nadeem Muhammad
Projected Opening Bowlers: Faisal Rehman, Ibtisam Ahmad
Spin Options: Furqan Muhammad
INTELLECTUALS Key Players:
Shakeel Sultan, right handed opening batter, second highest scorer for INT racking up 81 runs in six games. He was involved in an unbeaten opening stand of 105 with Javed Iqbal taking his side to victory vs SPA.
Javed Iqbal, wicket keeper batter, has played First Class cricket and List A games in Pakistan. Top scorer in the tournament racking up 139 runs in six games including an unbeaten 54 off 30 balls vs SPA to take his side to a first ever ECS victory.
Husnain Akram, the skipper is the joint leading wicket taker for his side picking up FIVE wickets in six games with a best return of 2-9.
Abbas Toseef, a very handy all-rounder, the left hander has mustered 51 runs and is the joint leading wicket taker for INT scalping FIVE wickets.
MADRID UNITED (MAU)
Captain: Ittefaq Ahmad
Wicketkeeper: Sukhi Singh
Projected Top Four: Shazzad Hossain, Kamil Ahmed, Ricard Tedder, Abul Kalam Azad
Projected Opening Bowlers: Robiul Khan, Jahidul Islam
Spin Options: Shazzad Hossain, Ittefaq Ahmad, Abul Kalam Azad
MADRID UNITED Key Players:
Robiul Khan, valuable all-rounder, hits the ball clean and hard, highest scorer for MAU muscling 101 runs in five games.
Abul Kalam Azad, right handed batter and right arm off-spinner, second highest scorer for MAU racking up 83 runs in four innings. He has also picked up FOUR wickets.
Kamil Ahmed, valuable all-rounder, top wicket taker in the tournament scalping SIX wickets in five games with a best return of 3-11. He also scored 62 runs.
Defending Champions Madrid United have struggled without their star players and are reeling at the bottom of the table. With the last spot being certain, MAU will look to spoil INT’s dream run.
Last time they met: ECS21.803 | INT 93 def MAU 84 (28 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Intellectuals CC (INT) to win and keep their hopes alive of topping the standings.
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