MATCH 34 (ECS21.589) DJURGARDENS IF (DIF) v ALBY ZALMI CF (ALZ) 0900 GMT | 1100 CET | 1430 IST
DIF Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 100, Avg Score Against 74)
ALZ Last Five Matches: W L L L W (Avg Score For 83, Avg Score Against 89)
DJURGARDENS IF (DIF)
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 Choudhry is a big contributor for DIF with bat and ball. He is also a reliable fielder. The all-rounder has racked up 57 runs and picked up 10 wickets this term and has bagged two man of the match awards.
Richie Robbins, the right hander started off well this season scoring 37 in the first game. He is the second highest run scorer for DIF with 96 runs from five 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 148 runs in three games bagging a couple of man of the match awards as well.
Serge Conein, experienced medium pacer, has good control over the ball and is able to swing the ball both ways. Returning to the side after a break, he picked up 2-20 vs HUD on Tuesday.
Ankit Dubey is a key spinner for DIF with multiple variations up his sleeves. Played his first game of the season on Tuesday and made an impact straightway returning figures of 2-8 vs HUD.
ALBY ZALMI CF (ALZ)
Captain: Rahel Khan
Wicketkeeper: Ismaeel Zia
Projected Top Four: Rahel Khan, Farqaleet Kirmani, Azam Khalil, Tas Qureshi
Projected Opening Bowlers: Qudratullah Mir Afzal, Tas Qureshi
Spin Option(s): Azam Khalil, Rahel Khan, Faseeh Choudhary, Sami Khalil, Muhammad Zeeshan
ALBY ZALMI CF Key Players:
Azam Khalil, all-rounder,leading run scorer for ALZ with 76 runs from four games. The most economical bowler for ALZ conceding at just six runs per over and has been rewarded with FIVE wickets. Awarded man of the match for his all-round performance vs Nacka on Tuesday.
Rahel Khan, solid top order batsman and decent leg spinner, recently selected for the Swedish national team. Top wicket taker for ALZ picking up SIX wickets in four games and has also scored 32 runs.
Qudratullah Mir Afzal is a talented middle order batsman and can bowl at any time of the innings with good control. Scored 46 runs and picked up a couple of wickets as well.
Tas Qureshi is another reliable all-rounder in the ALZ squad. One of the fastest bowlers in Sweden and can be a handy batsman in the middle order. Returned impressive figures of 2-15 vs DIF yesterday. Has picked up four wickets in all.
Djurgardens IF haven’t put a foot wrong so far winning all five games. DIF will be aiming to go all the way this time around having stumbled at the final hurdle last summer. On the other hand, following three successive defeats, Alby Zalmi CF managed to get a win against Nacka on Tuesday and will be hoping to carry that momentum forward.
Last time they met: ECS21.581 | DIF 101 def ALZ 64 (26 Jul 2021)
Match Prediction: Djurgardens IF (DIF) to remain unbeaten with a sixth straight win.
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