The 66th match of the ECS T10 2021 will be played between Men in Blue and Xl Stars on 25th February at Montjuic Olympic Ground in Barcelona.
Men In Blue Team Updates:
Shankar Kaligatla and Shubhdeep Deb will probably open the inning for the Men In Blue team. Both are very talented players and played many attacking innings in previous matches.
Sanjeev Tiwari, Karuppasamy Soundarapandian and Prasanna Jathan will handle the middle order of the team
Nikhil Chowdary and Sachin Sudarshana will look to finish the innings in the lower middle order
Shankar Kaligatla will lead the Men In Blue team as a Captain. He is also good Batsman.
Prasanna Jathan will do the wicket keeping for Men In Blue team.
Ram Kranthi and Nikhil Chowdary will lead the pace attack of the team.
XI Stars Team Updates:
Tabish Qahqous and Abubakar Hussain will probably open the inning for the XI Stars team. Both are well known inning openers.
Asif Mehmood, Tanveer Shah and Zubair Ahmed will handle the middle order of the team
Ehsan Ullah and Hamza Khan will look to finish the innings in the lower middle order
Asif Mehmood will lead the XI Stars team as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman.
Abubakar Hussain will do the Wicket Keeping duty for his XI Stars team.
Muneeb Ishfaq and Ali Ahmed will take care of the pace attack for his team. Both are well known bowlers as they took many wickets in last few matches.
Last 5 Head to Head:
Men In Blue: 2 Won XI Stars: 3 Won
Shankar Kaligatla is in fabulous form with the willow, as he scored unbeaten 52 runs in the last match against Fateh and picked a couple of wickets. He has scored the most runs for Men in Blue in this tournament so far. In 7 matches, he has scored 170 runs at an average of 42.5 with a strike rate of 163.46 and he even grabbed 4 wickets at an economy of 6.37 runs per over.
Abhishek Borikar is the leading wicket-taker for Men in Blue with five wickets from seven matches with the best figure of 2/5. He can pick crucial wickets for his team.
Shubhdeep Deb is one of the consistent batsmen in the Men in Blue team. In 7 matches, he scored 101 runs at an average of 25.25 with a strike rate of 150.74.
Umar Riaz leads the chart for his side with six wickets at a reasonable average of 19.33 including one 3-fer. He is known for his wicket-taking abilities. He bowls wicket to wicket line and will force the batsman to commit mistakes.
Tanveer Shah is a versatile cricketer as he can bat anywhere in the top four. He has the ability to play big innings and gets his majority of runs in boundaries. He is also a useful bowler and can pick a wicket or two in this match.
In wicket keeping, Sanjeev Tiwari will be best choice.
Fast bowlers may play major role on this pitch.
Captain Options: Shankar Kaligatla, Abhishek Borikar, Tanveer Shah
Vice-Captain Options: Shubhdeep Deb, Umar Riaz, KaruppasamySoundarapandian