MATCH 39 (ECS21.594) MARSTA (MAR) v DJURGARDENS IF (DIF) 1100 GMT | 1300 CET | 1630 IST
MAR Last Five Matches: W W W L NR (Avg Score For 104, Avg Score Against 86)
DIF Last Five Matches: W W W L NR (Avg Score For 98, Avg Score Against 80)
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. Started off well scoring 35 off just 19 balls in the first match and has racked up 128 runs in five innings leading the scoring sheets for MAR.
Waqas Haider, a dashing opening batsman and brilliant pace bowler with the ability to swing the ball. Second highest scorer for MAR mustering 118 runs in five innings including a 31-ball 45 vs HUD.
Hamid Sulehri, an elegant top order batsman and a quality left arm spinner, has scalped SIX wickets in four games with a best return of 2-5 and has scored 34 runs with the bat.
Shahid Mustafa, captain, has racked up 85 runs in five innings including a man of the match performance against ALZ scoring 30 off 19 balls.
Ajmal Raza, the left arm medium pacer has picked up NINE wickets with a best return of 2-0 and is leading the wicket taking charts for MAR.
Captain: Wynand Boshoff
Wicketkeeper: Wynand Boshoff
Projected Top Four: Wynand Boshoff, Ryan Kingsley,Shahzeb Choudhry, Asim Bukhari
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. He is also a reliable fielder. The all-rounder has racked up 79 runs and picked up 11 wickets this term leading the wicket taking charts. He has bagged two man of the match awards.
Wynand Boshoff, captain and driving force of the team, a natural strokemaker who can also hit the long ball. Top scorer for DIF with 181 runs in five games, bagging a couple of man of the match awards as well.
Prashant Shukla, the leg spinner has been mighty impressive picking up 10 wickets at an economy rate of 6.66 and a best return of 3-8.
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. Has picked up FIVE wickets in four overs.
Djurgardens IF tasted defeat for the first time at the hands of Alby Zalmi and later were denied a shot of regaining the winning momentum against Marsta due to rain. A win for DIF will secure top spot, while Marsta will also be eyeing top billing provided Nacka are overcome earlier in the day.
Last time they met: ECS21.591 | Match Abandoned (28 Jul 2021)
Match Prediction: Djurgardens IF (DIF) to bounce back to winning ways.
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