MATCH 26 (ECS21.581) ALBY ZALMI (ALZ) v DJURGARDENS IF (DIF) 0900 GMT | 1100 CET | 1430 IST
ALZ Last Five Matches: W W W L W (Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 75)
DIF Last Five Matches: W W L W W (Avg Score For 98, Avg Score Against 93)
Captain: Rahel Khan
Wicketkeeper: Ismaeel Zia
Projected Top Four: Rahel Khan, Shahed Ali, Azam Khalil, Ismaeel Zia
Projected Opening Bowlers: Qudratullah Mir Afzal, Tas Qureshi
Spin Option(s): Azam Khalil, Rahel Khan, Faseeh Choudhary, Sami Khalil, Muhammad Zeeshan
ALBY ZALMI Key Players:
Azam Khalil, all-rounder,leading run scorer and wicket taker for ALZ last year atDream11 European Cricket Series Stockholm racking up 179 runs and picking up 10 wickets.
Rahel Khan, solid top order batsman and decent leg spinner, recently selected for the Swedish national team , picked up SEVEN wickets last year at an economy rate of just 5.87 and mustered 48 runs with the bat.
Qudratullah Mir Afzalis a talented middle order batsman and can bowl at any time of the innings with good control. The all-rounder picked up SIX wickets atDream11 European Cricket Series Stockholm 2020.
Tas Qureshiis another reliable all-rounder in the ALZ squad. He played for PF last term scoring 75 runs and picking up three wickets. One of the fastest bowlers in Sweden and can be a handy batsman in the middle order.
Sami Khalil, considered the best all-rounder in the ALZ side, the 17-year old is one of the most improved players in Sweden. The youngster likes to hit the ball hard and is a skilled leg spinner. He recently hit the fastest fifty in just 15 balls in the junior league and is also a member of the U19 national side.
Captain: Wynand Boshoff
Wicketkeeper: Wynand Boshoff
Projected Top Four: Mitch O’Connor, Daniel Nissila,Wynand Boshoff, Richie Robbins
Projected Opening Bowlers: Serge Conein, Liam Karlosson
Spin Option(s): Prashant Shukla, Ankit Dubey
DJURGARDENS IF Key Players:
Shahzeb Choudhryis a big contributor for DIF with bat and ball. The all-rounder picked up SIX wickets last term and scored 56 runs from two innings at a SR of 200 atDream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm. He is also a reliable fielder. The all-rounder racked up 52 runs and picked up FOUR wickets in two games on Saturday and was awarded man of the match in the opening Group B encounter vs Huddinge.
Richie Robbins, the right hander was second highest run scorer for DIF atDream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm racking up 116 runs in five innings. Started off well this season scoring 37 in the first game.
Wynand Boshoff, captain and driving force of the team, is a natural strokemaker, can hit the long ball as well.
Djurgardens IF play their second game on the spin against a fresher and potentially stronger Alby Zalmi side. It will be interesting to see if ALZ can maintain their impressive run of domestic form in the T10 format against the current ECS Group B leaders.
Match Prediction: Alby Zalmi (ALZ) to win comprehensively.
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