MATCH 5 (ECS21.560) STOCKHOLM (STO) v PAKISTANSKA FORENING (PF) 0700 GMT | 0900 CET | 1230 IST
STO Last Five Matches: W L L L W (Avg Score For 81, Avg Score Against 89)
PF Last Five Matches: W W W W W (Avg Score For 100, Avg Score Against 63)
Captain: Chenna Nali
Wicketkeeper: Chenna Nali
Projected Top Four: Ankit Tiwari, Vinod Chalindra, Rajesh Lal, Kumal Panchal
Projected Opening Bowlers: Deepjagan Singh, Harlagan Sandhu
Spin Option(s): Rakesh Kumar, Archan Vaidya
STOCKHOLM Key Players:
Vinod Chalindra, the hard hitting batsman hammered 46 runs in two games at a staggering strike rate of 288. He scored a whopping 87% of his runs in boundaries, winning a man of the match award as well.
Shiva Arsi racked up 44 runs and ended up as second highest run scorer on Monday.
Deepjagan Singh, right arm fast bowler, looked impressive on the opening day picking up three wickets in two games.
Manoj Tomar scalped three wickets on Monday conceding at just 7.25 and is leading the wicket taking charts for STO.
Captain: Bilal Muhammad
Wicketkeeper: Usama Chaudhry
Projected Top Four: Khalil Jalali, Faraan Chaudhry, Sameer Ali Khan, Waqar Hassan
Projected Opening Bowlers: Bilal Muhammad, Khalil Jalali
Spin Option(s): Sameer Ali Khan, Waqar Hassan
PAKISTANSKA FORENING Key Players:
Sameer Ali Khan, MVP last term, the right hander racked up 106 runs in five innings in the previous edition and was the joint highest wicket taker for PF with EIGHT scalps. Scored 35 in two games on the opening day.
Bilal Muhammad, captain, medium pacer, leading wicket taker for PF last summer with EIGHT wickets at an economy rate of just 5.75. Scalped three wickets on Monday at an economy of 4.50 and a best return of 2-5.
Faraan Chaudhry played for Alby Zalmi last term racking up 94 runs from five innings. Has been selected for the Swedish U19 team. Mustered 19 off just seven balls in the opening game.
Khalil Jalali, the right hander finished top scorer for PF on Monday racking up 43 runs in two games and bagging a man of the match award in the process.
PF have never lost in ECS competition, a run of EIGHT games, and will be huge favourites against Stockholm having beaten them yesterday, though STO showed signs of improvement in their second game.
Last time they met: ECS21.558 | PF 97 def STO 67 (19 Jul 2021)
Match Prediction: Pakistanska Forening (PF) to win at a canter.
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