MATCH 28 (ECS21.583) MARSTA (MAR) v ALBY ZALMI (ALZ) 1300 GMT | 1500 CET | 1830 IST
MAR Last Five Matches: W L L L W (Avg Score For 103, Avg Score Against 92)
ALZ Last Five Matches: W W W L W (Avg Score For 96, Avg Score Against 75)
Captain: Shahid Mustafa
Wicketkeeper: Shahid Mustafa
Projected Top Four: Share Ali, Waqas Haider, Hamid Sulehri, Shahid Mustafa
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. Started off well scoring 35 off just 19 balls in the first match.
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. Finished top scorer for MAR on Saturday mustering 82 runs including a 31-ball 45 vs HUD.
Hamid Sulehri, an elegant top order batsman and a quality left arm spinner, racked up 131 runs last term and ended second highest wicket taker in the tournament with EIGHT wickets.
Sweed Ullah, a talented middle-order batsman with the ability to bowl at any slot with tight line and lengths. In good form with both bat and ball racking up 153 runs and picking up four wickets in the ongoing T20 Swedish League. Picked up two wickets on Saturday and mustered 20 runs at a SR of 200.
Ajmal Raza, the left arm medium pacer picked up FOUR wickets on Saturday with a best return of 2-0 and is leading the wicket taking charts for MAR.
Captain: Rahel Khan
Wicketkeeper: Ismaeel Zia
Projected Top Four: Rahel Khan, Shahed Ali, Azam Khalil, Aman Zahid
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.
Marsta are coming into this game on the back of a dominant performance against previous winners Nacka. Having already played a match earlier in the day, Alby Zalmi will be very familiar with the conditions. With both teams boasting some big hitters, Day 7 could end with a high scoring thriller.
Match Prediction: Alby Zalmi (ALZ) to rack up a second win.
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