MATCH 22 (ECS21.577) MARSTA (MAR) v HUDDINGE (HUD) 0900 GMT | 1100 CET | 1430 IST
MAR Last Five Matches: W L W L L (Avg Score For 95, Avg Score Against 92)
HUD Last Five Matches: ON ECS DEBUT
Captain: Shahid Mustafa
Wicketkeeper: Shahid Mustafa
Projected Top Four: Share Ali, Waqas Haider, Shahid Mustafa, Sweed Ullah
Projected Opening Bowlers: Qambber Syed, Ajmal Raza
Spin Option(s): Hamid Sulehri, Fahad Waqas
MARSTA Key Players:
Share Ali is a solid top order batsman and can bowl fast with the ball. The right hander amassed 192 runs last term for eventual champions PF at a strike rate of almost 200. He hit the most sixes last year with 14 hits over the ropes.
Waqas Haider, a dashing opening batsman and brilliant pace bowler with the ability to swing the ball. Top scorer for MAR last season racking up 137 runs and picking up SIX wickets. (YT photo needed)
Sweed Ullah, a talented middle-order batsman with the ability to bowl at any slot with tight line and lengths. Is in good form with both bat and ball racking up 153 runs and picking up four wickets in the ongoing T20 Swedish League.
Captain: Abdul Rashid Khan
Wicketkeeper: Abdul Rashid Khan
Projected Top Four: Tariq Zuwak, Imal Zuwak, Abdul Rashid Khan, Samiullah Rahmani
Projected Opening Bowlers: Hijrat Khan, Saeed Ahmad
Spin Option(s): Yama Masoud, Kamran Momand, Najeeb Ullah
HUDDINGE Key Players:
Samiullah Rahmaniis one of the best hitters of a cricket ball in Sweden. Played for Nacka last term scoring 97 runs in five innings at a magnificent strike rate of 249.
Imal Zuwak, third highest scorer in the ongoing T20 Swedish League with 191 runs from five matches including THREE fifty plus scores.
Nasir Iqbal, thecurrent Swedish international is the all time leading wicket taker for HUD.
Saeed Ahmad has picked up five wicketsin the ongoing T20 Swedish League and has mustered 34 runs. The 21-year-old talent has the potential to represent Sweden in the future.
Tariq Zuwak, the opener likes to take on the new ball bowlers maximising the field restrictions. Is a hard hitter of the ball and is equally good with ball in hand deceiving batsmen with his off pace deliveries.
Abdul Rashid Khan, the captain bats at number three bringing stability to the HUD batting lineup. Likes playing the cover drive and pull shot.
Marsta start off their campaign against debutants Huddinge. Having already played a match before, HUD will be familiar with the conditions and will look to maximise their knowledge to secure a first ECS win. MAR is a strong side themselves placed second in the ongoing T20 Swedish League while HUD lie fourth.
Match Prediction: Marsta (MAR) to edge to a narrow win.
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