MATCH 23 (ECS21.626) GOTEBORG CITY (GOC) v LANDSKRONA (LAN) 1030 GMT | 1230 CET | 1600 IST
GOC Last Five Matches: ON ECS DEBUT
LAN Last Five Matches: ON ECS DEBUT
Captain: Abu Zar
Wicketkeeper: Umar Usman
Projected Top Four: Rahim Safi, Abu Zar, Mahib Shahin, Qasir Mahmood
Projected Opening Bowlers: Avinash Ketty,Mahib Shahin
Spin Option(s): Hasibur Rahman , Vikas Dixit , Abu Zar
GOTEBORG CITY Key Players:
Rahim Safi, has joined GOC this season, one of the best all-rounders in the side, has the ability to change games on his own with his power-hitting. Also very quick and reliable with the ball in his hand.
Abu Zar, captain, LHB, is the best batsman in the side, top scorer for the club last year.
Danyal Siddiqui is an emerging young talent, a handy middle order batsman with an ability to score quick runs and can be a tricky customer to get away with his medium pacers.
Captain: Saghar Hanif
Wicketkeeper: Nadeem Khan
Projected Top Four: Rameez Dalvi, Imran Kiyani, Saghar Hanif, Qaisar Zaman
Projected Opening Bowlers: Amritanshu Singh, Varun Dhingra
Spin Option(s): Aniket Kharade, Saghar Hanif
LANDSKRONA Key Players:
Imran Kiyani, an aggressive batting all-rounder with an ability to score quick runs and can swing the ball at decent pace.
Rameez Dalvi, a consistent opening batsman, leading run scorer for LAN in Swedish Cricket League in the past two years in the T20 format. His agility makes him by far the best fielder in the side as well.
Saghar Hanif, captain, one of the most experienced players in the LAN side. A prolific run scorer with over a decade of experience in Swedish Cricket. He is a very handy left arm spin bowler as well.
Aniket Kharade, talented young spinner, bowls tight lines with plenty of variations in his repertoire. Leading wicket taker for the club in 2019 T20 format. A handy middle order batsman who can score quick runs when needed.
Nadeem Khan, most dependable top order batsman, loves to play cover drives with elegance. He is quick behind the wickets too with impressive glove work.
Hosts Landskrona are late entrants in FanCode ECS Sweden Malmo and are set for their ECS debut alongside Goteborg City. Both these teams will be looking to get off to a positive start in Group B.
Match Prediction: Landskrona will enjoy home advantage and are likely to start their campaign on a winning note.
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