MSC Frankfurt hold the edge over Aachen Rising Stars - get predictions
MSC Frankfurt (MSF) will lock horns with Aachen Rising Stars (ARS) in the seventh match of the ECS T10 Krefeld 2021 at the Bayer Uerdingen Cricket Ground in Germany on Tuesday, May 18.
Led by Sekandar Khan, MSC Frankfurt thrashed Bayer Uerdingen Boosters (BUB) in their previous two encounters. Interestingly, MSC Frankfurt had won the ECS T10 Frankfurt title last year and they are the only side featuring in the ECS T10 Krefeld to boast any previous ECS experience.
On the other hand, Aachen Rising Stars will begin their campaign against the ECS Frankfurt champions. The Ahmad Shirzad-led side has several explosive talents in their ranks and they will look to upset a strong MSC Frankfurt side.
MSF vs ARS Dream11 prediction
MSC Frankfurt are one of the favourites to clinch the ECS T10 Krefeld title this year. Sekandar Khan’s side has already shown how dangerous a side they are and they will look to continue their winning streak against Aachen Rising Stars. Going by current form and past record, MSC Frankfurt are likely to claim another win against the Stars on Tuesday.
MSF vs ARS best players for Dream11 team
Top Tip: Best batsmen
MSC Frankfurt will depend on Adel Khan to play another match-winning innings against Aachen Rising Stars. The 23-year-old smashed 63 runs off just 32 balls to help his side secure a clinical victory in their last encounter.
On the other hand, Aachen Rising Stars will bank on their opener Varun Reddy to give their side a good start. Reddy is one of the key players for the Rising Stars and he needs to perform if they are to defeat MSC Frankfurt.
Top Tip: Best bowlers
In the bowling department, Waheed Ahmed has been the standout bowler for MSC Frankfurt. The 28-year-old has already picked three wickets in two matches. He is expected to trouble the Stars’ batting line-up.
For the Aachen Rising Stars, 18-year-old youngster Javed Khan is tipped to be the wrecker-in-chief for his side. Picking Javed Khan in your fantasy team is a safe choice.
Top Tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper
Several quality all-rounders will be on display in the MSC Frankfurt vs Aachen Rising Stars encounter. However, one must pick MSC Frankfurt all-rounder Shahid Afridi in their fantasy team. The hard-hitting opener has amassed 168 runs from eight matches in ECS at a staggering strike rate of 218 and picked up six wickets with the ball.
For the wicket-keeper spot, Frankfurt’s Habib Rahman will be the preferred choice over Sagar Kataria. Rahman forged a 90-run opening partnership with Adel Khan to secure a convincing win in their second match of the ongoing T10 tournament. The 26-year-old is also expected to give extra points by taking catches and completing stumpings behind the wicket.
MSF vs ARS probable playing XI
MSF probable playing XI: Adel Khan, Shahid Afridi, Habib Rahman (wicket-keeper), Sekandar Khan (captain), Hamza Sayed Ameer, Qader Khan, Nafees Buttar, Qutub Schebeckkhel, Daud Muhammad, Waseem Khan, Waheed Ahmed
ARS probable playing XI: Varun Reddy, Sagar Kataria (wicket-keeper), Asif Rauf, Dhaval Goyani, Javed Khan, Dipankar Banerjee, Mubashar Inayat, Ahmad Shirzad (captain), Azam Temorai, Safi Khan, Osman Shirzad, Faheem Jan
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