MATCH 24 (ECS21.579) MARSTA (MAR) v NACKA (NAC) 1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST
MAR Last Five Matches: W L W L L (Avg Score For 95, Avg Score Against 92)
NAC Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 135, Avg Score Against 88)
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: Zabi Zahid
Wicketkeeper: Sadat Sidiqi
Projected Top Four: Khalid Zahid, Omran Zazai, Azam Mohammad, Sadat Sidiqi
Projected Opening Bowlers: Zabi Zahid, Lemar Momand
Spin Option(s): Abdul Hakeem, Azam Mohammad
NACKA Key Players:
Khalid Zahid, the experienced all-rounder has been selected to represent the national team recently. He was the second highest run scorer last summer racking up 168 runs in just four innings at an average of 84 and SR of 183 atDream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm.
Lemar Momand, left arm medium pacer, was top wicket taker for NAC last season with SIX scalps from six games atDream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm. He has also been selected for the Swedish national team to tour Denmark and Finland.
Omran Zazai, the 22-year old is a hard hitting opening batsman, racked up 118 runs at a strike rate of 281 - highest in the tournament. He hit 13 sixes and six fours mustering over 86% of his runs in boundaries atDream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm.
Zabi Zahid, captain, all-rounder, mustered 77 runs in three innings at a SR of 241 - third highest in the tournament. He also picked up FOUR wickets atDream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm.
Marsta and Nacka last met in the semi-final of Dream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm with NAC edging MAR in the final over. Marsta have gone strength to strength since then adding a few impact players like Share Ali and captain Shahid Mustafa to their ranks. That said, the result of this match will depend upon the performance of the top order on each team.
Last time they met: NAC 114(9.2) def MAR 110 (10 Jul 2020)
Match Prediction: Nacka (NAC) to sneak past Marsta to win back-to-back games.
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