ECS T10 St Gallen 2020 – Match 5, Winterthur CC vs Zurich Crickets CC: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

ECS T10 St Gallen 2020 – Match 5, Winterthur CC vs Zurich Crickets CC: 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Noorkhan Ahmadi is a brilliant all-rounder. He is also a decent option to make captain of your Fantasy team.

Match Details

The 5th match of ECS T10 St Gallen 2020 will be played between Winterthur CC and Zurich Crickets CC at Grudenmoos in St Gallen.

The match starts at 5:00 PM local time (8:30 PM IST) (3:00 PM UTC). This game can be streamed live on Fan Code and the YouTube channel of the European Cricket Network.


It will be an action-packed opening day in the European Cricket League (ECS), St Gallen. Five out of the seven teams taking part in the tournament will be in action playing a total of five games on the first days. The closing act on the day will be the encounter between Winterthur CC and Zurich Crickets CC.

It is surely going to be a tiring day at the office for the latter. This will be their third game of the day and the second consecutive one. They will be featuring in Match 1 and Match 4 as well. As a result, the fatigue may set in while the Winterthur CC will be fresh on the field playing their first game.

Weather Report

The temperature will be around 21 C throughout the course of this game. The humidity levels are predicted to go up as the evening progresses.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Batting second should be a good idea at this venue considering the external factors. Also, since this is the first day, teams will not be very familiar with the pitch’s behaviour.

Average first innings score: 131 (T10 competition matches in 2019)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2; Lost – 5

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Winterthur CC:

Sufyan Cheema (wk), Muralitharan Gnanasekaram, Bashir Ahmed Khan, Kasun Munasinghe/Pio De Silva, Anoop Singh, Deesh Banneheka, Bilal Salim, Bhanuka Abeygoonawardana, Rajveer Singh Tiwana, Imran Sirajudeen, Shaktheeswar Sivakaran.

Bench: Mohamed Aqular, Kasun Munasinghe/Pio De Silva, Chamith Deemantha, Fayaz Rahumathullah, Saqib Ali, Prafull Shikare, Elyas Mahmudi, Sahan Lakshitha, Diyon Johnson, Zaharan Suifyan, Chris Lodge.

Zurich Crickets CC:

Noorkhan Ahmadi, Baljit Singh, Gushalavan Santhirasekeram, Nicolas Henderson, Dayn Pariaug, James West, Attaullah Ahmadzai, Nawroz Jabarkheel, Wafadar Wahidzai, Eden Wardle, Gokul Das.

Bench: Elankeeran Raveendran, Khawar Awan, Abdullatif Safi, Brijesh Luthra, Suleman Ali Khan, Abdullah Zahir.

Top Picks:

Gokul Das and Baljit Singh have been doing well of late. Muralitharan Gnanasekaram is also in good form. Along with Gushalavan Santhrasekeram, they will form your top picks for this encounter.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Baljit Singh, Gokul Das

Vice-Captain Options – Noorkhan Ahmadi, Bilal Salim

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Nicholas Henderson

Batters – Baljit Singh (c), Gokul Das, Muralitharan Gnanasekaram

All-Rounders – Noorkhan Ahmadi (vc), Gushalavan Santhirasekeram, Bilal Salim

Bowlers – Nawroz Jabarkheel, Rajveer Singh Tiwana, Imran Sirajudeen, Shakteeshwar Sivakaran

12th Man – Dayn Pariaug

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Sufyan Cheema

Batters – Baljit Singh, Gokul Das (c), Muralitharan Gnanasekaram, Bashir Ahmed Khan

All-Rounders – Gushalavan Santhirasekeram, Bilal Salim (vc)

Bowlers – Attaullah Ahmadzai, Nawroz Jabarkheel, Rajveer Singh Tiwana, Shakteeshwar Sivakaran

12th Man – Dayn Pariaug

(Note: Players with 9 credits or less can only be chosen as the 12th man. This feature will only come into play if one of 11 players of your team is not the part of the playing XI.)

Expert Advice:

Since this will be the third game of the day from Zurich Crickets CC, they could follow a rotation policy. It is better to cross-check their eleven after the toss.

Probable Winners:

Winterthur CC is expected to win the 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.