ECS T10 Belgium: Match 1, Ostend Cricket Club vs Exiles Cricket Club – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

ECS T10 Belgium: Match 1, Ostend Cricket Club vs Exiles Cricket Club – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Ostend Cricket Club is expected to win this match.

Match Details:

The first match of the European Cricket Series T10 in Belgium is set to be played between the Ostend Cricket Club and the Exiles Cricket Club at the Belgium Oval Ground.

The scheduled time for the match to start is 09:00 AM Local Time (12:30 PM IST) and can be streamed live on FanCode.

Preview:

Starting off the European Cricket Series T10 in Belgium will be the Ostend Cricket Club and the Exiles Cricket Club. Given the format of the tournament, each and every match will be important for the teams, given the format of the tournament. Each team will be playing two matches each, before the line-up for the playoff is decided.

The Ostend CC will be playing two matches back to back and will be looking to win both of them and secure their place in the semis, in the first day itself. The Exiles Cricket Club will also be playing both matches of their quota on the same day, but they will have a one match long break in between in their fixtures.


Weather Report:

Scattered showers are expected on Saturday and the chances of precipitation are 40 per cent. So, things might not go as planned and the rain may play a spoilsport. The temperatures are expected to be in 17 to 23 degree Celsius.

Pitch Report:

A lot of uncertainty will prevail in the minds of the players and the teams’ support staff, as this pitch is fresh and there is nothing that can be said about who, the batsmen or the bowlers will get help and how.

Average 1st innings score: N/A

Record of Chasing Teams: N/A


Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Exiles Cricket Club:

Sultan Diwan Ali, Abdul Hai Muhammad, Sulaiman Muhammad, Zoheeb Hussain, Waqas Ali, Faisal Mehmood,  Sohail Kalim, Soheel Hussain, Zadran Farhad, Imtiaz Hussain, Ehsanullah Babar

Bench: Ali Abbas, Amer Diwan Ali, Ehsanullah Babar, Imtiaz Hussain, Soheel Hussain, Amin Gul Malikzai, Zadran Farhad, Jagjit Singh, Ali Abbas

Ostend Cricket Club:

Shafqat Muahmmad, Omid Rahimi, Abdul Rahman Butt, Sheraz Sheikh, Fahim Bhatti, Noorullah Siddiqui, Mazhar Mashal, Shahid Muhammad, Jhanzeb Gul Rehman, Faisal Khaliq, Mohammad Nadeem

Bench: Zaman Farooq, Jhanzeb Gul Rehman, Deepak Mahajan, Mohinder Deepak Balli, Lovepreet Singh, Faisal Khaliq, Faisal Mahmood, Sharbi Khel Murad, Mazhar Mashal, Rasol Mohammad

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Top Picks:

Faisal Mehmood has been in excellent form with both the bat and the ball in 2020. He is the highest wicket-taker for his team with 8 wickets to his name in 6 matches. He has also fared well with the bat too, scoring 112 runs at a strike rate of 211.32.

Sheraz Sheikh is in red hot form and has topped the charts for his team this year in the batting as well as the bowling department. He has scored 238 runs at a strike rate of 146.81 and has taken 13 wickets too in the 11 matches he has played.

Abdul Rehman Butt with 228 runs to his name in 11 matches this season is placed at the second spot in his team’s run-scorers’ leader board. And, his runs have come a strike rate of 167.50. He has shown occasional brilliance with the ball too, picking three wickets at an economy rate of 7.38 runs an over.

Waqas Ali has scored 95 runs in the 6 matches he has played in 2020, showing what he is capable of doing with the willow in his hand. He also has 7 wickets to his name, at an economy rate of 7.78, which means that he can make crucial contributions with the ball too.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options: Sheraz Sheikh, Faisal Mahmood

Vice-Captain Options: Abdul Rehman Butt, Waqas Ali

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sultan Diwan Ali

Batsmen – Omid Rahimi, Abdul Hai Muhammad, Zaoheeb Hussain

All-Rounders – Waqas Ali, Faisal Mehmood, Abdul Rehman Butt (VC), Sheraz Sheikh (C)

Bowlers – Sohail Kalim, Fahim Bhatti, Noorullah Sidiqi

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sultan Diwan Ali

Batsmen – Omid Rahimi, Sulaiman Muhammad, Zaoheeb Hussain

All-Rounders – Waqas Ali (VC), Faisal Mehmood (C), Abdul Rehman Butt, Sheraz Sheikh

Bowlers – Sohail Kalim, Fahim Bhatti, Noorullah Sidiqi


Expert Advice:

Abdul Rehman Butt is in great form this season, both with the bat and the ball, but at the time of writing, he was picked by only 32.35 per cent of Dream11 teams. He cannot be missed and is a must pick player in your team.

Probable Winners:

Ostend Cricket Club is expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.