MATCH 9 (ECS21.804) SPORTING ALFAS (SPA) v MADRID UNITED (MAU) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
SPA Last Five Matches: W L L W W (Avg Score For 112, Avg Score Against 87)
MAU Last Five Matches: L W L L L (Avg Score For 88, Avg Score Against 94)
SPORTING ALFAS (SPA)
Captain: Phill Pennick
Wicketkeeper: Rhys Fowler
Projected Top Four: Phill Pennick, Christian Munoz-Mills, Jack Perman, Jamie Roper
Projected Opening Bowlers: Jake Sunderland, Darren Walker
Spin Options: Jack Perman
SPORTING ALFAS Key Players:
Jack Perman, the Spanish International has been in tremendous form with the bat. Top scorer for SPA racking up 112 runs in five games. He can also roll his arm and bowl some wrist spin.
Christian Munoz-Mills, captain of Spanish National Team, a fine batter who scored over hundred runs in the ECC batting in the lower middle order. He will cherish opening the innings for SPA. Scored 47 runs in two games on Thursday.
Darren Walker, the experienced right arm off-spinner returned figures of 3-7 in the opening game vs INT on Wednesday to bag a player of the match award for his magical effort.
Waqar Ashraf, the right arm medium pacer impressed in the Dream11European Cricket Series Alicante 2020 leading the wickets column for SPA with FIVE wickets in seven games. Returned tournament best figures of 3-4 vs INT on Wednesday.
Jake Sunderland, right arm medium pacer, top wicket taker for SPA picking up FOUR wickets in five games.
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.
With a much better NRR, Sporting Alfas will have a chance to move to top of the standings if they can beat MAU for the second time in the tournament.
Last time they met: ECS21.801 | SPA 109(9.1) def MAU 108 (28 Oct 2021)
Match Prediction: Sporting Alfas (SPA) to win at a canter.
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