FINAL - MATCH 48 (ECS21.603) HUDDINGE (HUD) v ALBY ZALMI CF (ALZ) 1400 GMT | 1600 CET | 1930 IST
HUD Last Five Matches: NR L W W W (Avg Score For 93, Avg Score Against 92)
ALZ Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 101, Avg Score Against 85)
Captain: Abdul Rashid Khan
Wicketkeeper: Abdul Rashid Khan
Projected Top Four: Abdul Rashid Khan, Tariq Zuwak, Nasir Iqbal, Sami Rahmani
Projected Opening Bowlers: Hijrat Khan, Saeed Ahmad
HUDDINGE Key Players:
Sami Rahmani is one of the best hitters of a cricket ball in Sweden. Scored a blistering 31 not out off just 13 balls against his former team Nacka. Is the third highest scorer for HUD racking up 92 runs. Has also picked up EIGHT wickets leading the wicket taking charts for his side. Has bagged two man of the match awards for his all-round performances.
Saeed Ahmad, the 21-year-old talent has the potential to represent Sweden in the future. He has picked up SIX wickets and has mustered 75 runs at a strike rate of 234 including a man of the match performance vs MAR hammering 34 off 13 balls.
Abdul Rashid Khan, captain, decent top order batsman, brings stability to the HUD batting lineup. Is second highest run scorer for his side scoring 104 runs in eight innings including a quickfire 47 off 21 balls vs ALZ.
Farhad Momand, the all-rounder has impressed whenever given the opportunity racking up 64 runs in six innings and also claimed FIVE wickets in five overs.
Tariq Zuwak, star performer for HUD in the quarter-final, returned best bowling figures in the tournament of 4-8 and scored an unbeaten 39 to take his side to the Finals Day.
Nasir Iqbal is the all time leading wicket taker for HUD. He has picked up FIVE scalps and is the top scorer for HUD mustering 132 runs including an unbeaten 52 off 28 balls in the semi-final.
ALBY ZALMI CF (ALZ)
Captain: Rahel Khan
Wicketkeeper: Ismaeel Zia
Projected Top Four: Rahel Khan, Shahed Ali, Azam Khalil, Zia Alozai
Projected Opening Bowlers: Qudratullah Mir Afzal, Zia Alozai
Spin Option(s): Azam Khalil, Rahel Khan, Sami Khalil
ALBY ZALMI CF Key Players:
Azam Khalil, all-rounder, second highest run scorer for ALZ with 163 runs from 10 games. He is also the second highest wicket taker for ALZ picking up 10 wickets. Has bagged two man of the match awards including the one against PF in the quarter-final for his 16-ball 40* to take ALZ home comfortably.
Rahel Khan, solid top order batsman and a good leg spinner, recently selected for the Swedish national team. Highest run scorer and top wicket taker for ALZ scoring 173 runs and picking up 14 wickets. Has bagged a couple of man of the match awards including the one in the semi-final for his 26 off 21 balls.
Qudratullah Mir Afzalis a talented middle order batsman and opens the bowling for ALZ, has good control over the new ball. Has scored 100 runs and picked up three wickets as well.
Zia Alozai, the all-rounder returned figures of 3-19 in his very first game of the series vs Marsta. He has also racked up 74 runs in five innings.
Ismaeel Zia, the wicket-keeper batsman scored 32 off 18 balls against Huddinge on Thursday to bag his first man of the match award this season.
Newcomers Huddinge reached the final after winning their first game batting first this season in the semi-final. All five previous HUD victories came when chasing a target, including a comfortable quarter-final success over BOT. Alby Zalmi have peaked at the right time winning four of their last five games. ALZ will be confident of lifting the trophy after a thrilling victory over DIF.
Last time they met: ECS21.595 | HUD 109(8.2) def ALZ 106 (29 Jul 2021)
Match Prediction: Alby Zalmi CF (ALZ) to be crowned champions in Stockholm.
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