Empire CC look to dominate Finnish Pakistan CC!
Empire CC to win the match!
Finnish Premier league has been a great success this year compared to last year in terms of interest and viewership among the audience. Empires CC face-off Finnish Pakistan CC in this crucial group stage encounter. Empire CC is having a good start to the season with 3 wins out of four matches while Finnish Pakistan CC is struggling with just a solo win from their 4 matches. Finnish Pakistan CC will look to put a spirited performance and resurrect their journey in the league while Empire CC will look to continue their domination.
Finnish Pakistan CC will look to win this match so that they won’t lag in the points table. Raees Ahmed top-scored with 32 runs after their top order collapsed to 17/3. Nadeem Qureshi, Muhammed Aqeel, and Adil Khan chipped in with 20 run cameos to take their team total to 125 runs.
Mohammed Tariq bowled a brilliant spell of 3/20 opening the bowling attack. Bilal Khan, Nadeem Qureshi, and Kashif contributed with a wicket each but was not enough to stop the opposition from chasing down the total.
Bilal Khan– Bilal Khan is a complete all-rounder who can bat and bowl effectively. He has 56 runs and 8 wickets in this season so far. He will look to improve his batting and is already the team's highest wicket-taker so far.
Mohammed Tariq – Mohammed Tariq bowled a superb spell of 3/20 last night. He has 7 wickets at an economy rate of 5.75 RPO in the league so far.
Waseem Qureshi, Muhammad Aqeel, Nadeem Qureshi, Adil khan, Jaree Junbah, Bilal Khan, Kashif , Mohammed Tariq Sarfaraz, Subah Sadaqat, Raees Ahmed, Adil Qureshi
Empire CC came back strongly to hand SKK Stadin their first loss in the previous match. Jonathan Scamans (21 runs) and Shoaib Qureshi (30 runs) shared a 50-run partnership to steady the ship after the loss of openers. Mahesh Tambe (18 runs) played crucial knocks alongside lower-order batsmen AB Ghafar and R Kumar to take the team over the line.
Abdul Ghafar was the pick of the bowlers and he picked 3 wickets in the match. Mahesh Tambe and Raaz Mohammed chipped in with 2 wickets each. Empire CC bowling unit strangulated the opposition from 64/1 in 10 overs to 112/9 by the end of 20 overs.
Jonathan Scamans– Scamans has been very consistent with the bat scoring 116 runs in 4 matches. He crossed 20 runs in all four matches played so far.
Mahesh Tambe–Mahesh Tambe came up with a superb all-round performance last night. He had bowling figures of 4-0-21-2 & then his unbeaten 18* guided his team to victory in the chase.
Vanraj Padhaal, Jonathan Scamans, Yasir Ali, Mahesh Tambe, Raaz Mohammed, Muhammed Imran, Abdul Gaffar, Zeerak Ijaz, Shoaib Qureshi, Amjad Sher, Richard Savage
|Hr||Temp||Rain||W. speed||W. direction||Clouds|
|00h||16||0 mm.||1.68 k/h||From: NNW||8%|
|03h||16||0 mm.||0.6 k/h||From: NNW||1%|
|06h||23||0 mm.||0.41 k/h||From: W||0%|
|09h||28||0 mm.||1.05 k/h||From: S||5%|
|12h||27||0 mm.||2.96 k/h||From: S||27%|
|15h||25||0 mm.||3.07 k/h||From: S||2%|
|18h||21||0 mm.||2.18 k/h||From: SW||5%|
|21h||17||0 mm.||2.09 k/h||From: NW||38%|
Kerava has a bright and sunny weather which is perfect for playing cricket. No rain or weather interruptions are expected.
The pitch has fared better compared to earlier matches and is still slightly on the bowler’s side. We can expect average runs around 140-150 runs in this match.
Chasing teams have won the last three matches but still batting first dominates the chasing in terms of wins with nearly 70% success rate.
Both teams have quality bowling line-up with players consistently taking wickets. Empire CC has a better batting line-up when compared to Finnish Pakistan CC with Jonathan Scamans being their standout batsmen. Empire CC has won three close contests and their players have come out on top in crucial moments.
Empire CC to win the match!