MATCH 29 (ECS21.584) DJURGARDENS IF (DIF) v HUDDINGE (HUD) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
DIF Last Five Matches: L W W W W (Avg Score For 93, Avg Score Against 91)
HUD Last Five Matches: L W W (Avg Score For 98, Avg Score Against 100)
Captain: Wynand Boshoff
Wicketkeeper: Wynand Boshoff
Projected Top Four: Wynand Boshoff, Daniel Nissila, Richie Robbins,Shahzeb Choudhry
Projected Opening Bowlers: Shahzeb Choudhry, Prashant Shukla
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 has racked up 57 runs and picked up NINE wickets in four games this term and has bagged two man of the match awards.
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. He is the second highest run scorer for DIF with 63 runs from four games.
Wynand Boshoff, captain and driving force of the team, is a natural strokemaker, can hit the long ball as well. Top scorer for DIF with 86 runs in two games bagging a man of the match award as well for a brilliant 49 off 27 balls against ALZ.
Serge Conein, experienced medium pacer, has good control over the ball and is able to swing the ball both ways, was top wicket taker at Dream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm with NINE wickets from six matches.
Daniel Nissila will open the innings for DIF. He can hit the long ball and can bat smart if needed. Is a good fielder. He took SIX catches last term - the most taken by any player.
Ankit Dubey is a key spinner for DIF with multiple variations up his sleeves. He picked up SIX wickets last season atDIF atDream11 European Cricket Series Botkyrka, Stockholm. Is a handy batsman as well scoring 42 runs in four innings.
Captain: Abdul Rashid Khan
Wicketkeeper: Imal Zuwak
Projected Top Four: Tariq Zuwak, Akmal 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. Scored a blistering 31 not out off just 13 balls against his former team Nacka to bag his first man of the match award of the season. Has also picked up two wickets.
Nasir Iqbal, thecurrent Swedish international is the all time leading wicket taker for HUD. He is joint leading wicket taker for his side with three scalps from three games. Has also mustered 44 runs at a strike rate of 191.
Saeed Ahmad, the 21-year-old talent has the potential to represent Sweden in the future. Is currently the joint top wicket taker for HUD with three scalps from three games.
Djurgardens IF have won all four games and are comfortably placed at the top of the standings. Huddinge have been impressive as well, winning two of their three games, only losing out to DIF in their opening game. With a few key players returning, DIF look a much more formidable outfit and it will take a monumental effort from HUD to get past the group leaders.
Last time they met: ECS21.576 | DIF 67(7.3) def HUD 66 (24 Jul 2021)
Match Prediction: Djurgardens IF (DIF) to decisively march to a fifth consecutive win.
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